Harris Reunion Weekend Schedule

Thursday, May 4

6:00 – 9:00 PM  |  MiPPS Alumni Awards Gala
Minorities in Public Policy (MiPPS) is one of Harris’ oldest student organizations. This event will bring together the MiPPS student and alumni communities for networking and community building, along with the presentation of the 2023 MiPPS Alumni Award.
The Penthouse Hyde Park | 5107 S Blackstone Avenue, Chicago, Illinois

7:00 – 10:00 PM  |  Class of 1993 Rooftop Cocktails
Classmates from the class of 1993 will gather to toast their accomplishments! This event will be held outdoors (weather-permitting.)
Home of David Urbanczyk
*The Harris School thanks David Urbanczyk for hosting this event.

Friday, May 5

4:45 – 6:15 PM  |  Student and Alumni Leadership Reception
By invitation only.

6:30 – 8:30 PM  |  Harris Alumni Awards  Presentation & Dinner
Join us to celebrate the 2023 Harris Alumni Award winners. This year's winners will be announced later this spring.
City View Room, Rubenstein Forum or via Livestream

Saturday, May 6

All Saturday events take place at the Keller Center (1307 E 60th Street, Chicago, Illinois) unless otherwise noted.

9:30 –10:30 AM  |  Breakfast
Enjoy coffee and breakfast with fellow alumni and guests as you arrive at the Keller Center for the day's events.                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
10:30 – 11:15 AM  |  Faculty Masterclass
Join classmates and fellow alumni for an engaging presentation on Professor Anjali Adukia's research.
In-person at the Keller Center or virtual via Livestream

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM  |  “State of the School” Town Hall
Presented by Interim Dean Ethan Bueno de Mesquita
In-person at the Keller Center or virtual via Livestream

12:30 – 1:30 PM  |  Picnic Lunch
Enjoy a relaxing picnic lunch at the Keller Center. There will be great food and great opportunities to catch up with your classmates. Family-friendly games will be available! School on a Saturday has never been so fun.

2 tours: 1:30 PM & 2:15 PM  |  Tour of the Keller Center
Attend a walking tour of the Keller Center Led by Doug Farr, of Farr Associates, join fellow alumni and guests for a walking tour of the Keller Center to learn more about our LEED-certified building and the many sustainable elements incorporated into its design. Farr Associates, the architect of record for the building, is recognized nationally for their emphasis on sustainability and collaborative approach to design. (Max 15 participants each session)

2:00 – 3:00 PM  |  Harris through the Years: Distinguished Alumni Panel
Join fellow alumni for a intimate conversation about the strengths of the Harris School over time and how Harris has shaped their lives and careers. 

6:00 – 7:00 PM  |  All Reunion Celebration – Cocktail Class
Join us for a celebratory event with your classmates and toast to your achievements and accomplishments since your graduation!

7:00 – 9:00 PM  |  Class Reunion Dinners
Join us in-person in Chicago to reunite with classmates and friends and celebrate all that you have achieved since graduation! 

Sunday, May 7

10:00 AM | Class of 2003 Brunch
Please join the Reunion Committee for a parting brunch downtown (location TBD)

Cost TBD and payment to be made on-site (we expect this to be informal and affordable)

*All times in Central Daylight Time