Iowa State University Alumni Association

Annual 50-Year Reunion

Homecoming Weekend
Oct. 27-28, 2017

See you during Homecoming Weekend 2017 (Oct. 27-28) as we recognize your special milestone: 50 years since your graduation from Iowa State! We have a variety of fun reunion activities planned, as well as plenty of opportunities for you to get involved with campus-wide Homecoming activities throughout the entire weekend.

Register online!

Is there something or someone special you want to see while back on campus? Email Chelsea Trowbridge,, and we will do our best to make it happen!

Check out photos from the 2016 event online.

Hotel Blocks

Thursday, Oct. 26-Sunday, Oct. 29
Mention ISU 50th reunion when calling for reservation. Rooms will be released on Sept. 21.

Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
$275 plus tax per night
2100 Green Hills Drive, Ames, IA 50014
(515) 292-8600

Grandstay Hotel & Suites
$164.90 plus tax per night
1606 South Kellogg Ave., Ames, IA 50010
(515) 232-8363

Planned Activities

Friday, Oct. 27
10 a.m.: 50-year Medallion Ceremony
Welcome will feature Jeff Johnson, Lora and Russ Talbot Endowed ISUAA President and CEO
Reiman Gardens

11 a.m.: Guided Reiman Gardens Tour
Reiman Gardens

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Box Lunches Available
Reiman Gardens
Garden Room reserved for lunch, or you may eat on the patio.

1-2:30 p.m.: Special Campus Tours
Sign up during registration
Shuttles available to and from the ISU Alumni Center 12:45-4 p.m., provided by Green Hills Retirement Community

2:30-4 p.m.: College Re-Connection Time
ISU Alumni Center

5:30-7 p.m.: Mix and Mingle evening Cocktail Reception
ISU Alumni Center

7 p.m.: Homecoming Pep Rally
ISU Alumni Center/adjacent parking lots

8-10 p.m.: ExCYtement in the Streets
Greek Community

Saturday, Oct. 28
Three hours before kickoff: Cyclone Central Tailgate
ISU Alumni Center

TBA: Homecoming Football Game vs. TCU
Jack Trice Stadium

All of us here at the Iowa State University Alumni Association look forward to seeing you at Homecoming 2017! 


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