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  On the Green Weekend 2015: On-Campus Lodging and Event Registration
  May 27, 2015
  May 31, 2015
  
Ohio University & City of Athens, Ohio
Various Locations
Please see full details below.
Pack your suitcase, trunk or duffle bag...

Load the car, board a bus, or hop on a plane..

However you get here, get back to Athens for... On the Green Weekend, taking place from May 27 - May 31, 2015! What’s better than Athens in the spring?

Your Ohio University Alumni Association has a great weekend planned with activities for the entire OHIO community including those celebrating special class milestone or affinity reunions.
Athens Hotel Options
Below is a list of Athens, Ohio hotel options available for the 2015 On the Green Weekend. When you call to make your reservation, please mention "On the Green Weekend" for the special weekend rates:

Baymont Inn & Suites - $99.00 per night plus tax
20 Home St
Athens, OH 45701
740-594-3000

Hampton Inn - $129.00 per night plus tax
986 E State St
Athens, OH 45701
740-593-5600

Holiday Inn Express - $99.00 per night plus tax
11 East Park Dr
Athens, OH 45701
740-592-4640
On-Campus Housing Package Options
We are excited to announce that Bromley Hall, located at 35 S. Congress St., will be available as a lodging option for On the Green Weekend 2015. Linen packets are included with your registration fee. Bromley Hall guests will be able to park their cars for the weekend in the Convocation Center parking lot. Please click here for an Ohio University campus parking map. Shuttles will run continuously to transport Bromley Hall guests from the Convocation Center parking lot to Bromley Hall. More information to be announced so please continue to visit this site for up-to-date information.

Rooms at Bromley Hall feature:
Individual thermostat control
Micro-fridge
Desk
Desk Chair
Two Twin Beds (bunked)

All rooms at Bromley Hall are set-up "suite-style" in which two bedrooms will have one common bathroom between them. Each bathroom has one shower, one sink, and one toilet. Please click here to view a floor plan for Bromley Hall suites.

Please note that only one dorm room may be booked per attendee. Attendees may not book multiple rooms.

Online registration for reservations at Bromley Hall for On the Green Weekend has ended. We are unable to accept any further reservations for Bromley Hall. We appreciate your understanding of this policy..
On the Green Weekend Event Information and Registration
Online registration for On the Green Weekend events has closed. Walk-up registrations will be accepted at all On the Green Weekend events..

For more information, please visit the On the Green Weekend website.

Wednesday, May 27, 2014

On the Green Registration Check-in Time: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Location: Baker Center Stop by the first floor of Baker Center to pick up your On the Green Weekend registration packet, which includes your dining hall voucher and wi-fi access information, along with plenty of On the Green Weekend swag!

Campus Tours sponsored by the Student Alumni Board
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Konneker Alumni Center
Get reacquainted with your alma mater and the constant excitement and changes taking place at Ohio University.

On the Green Weekend Extended Tours
Time: Various Times
Location: Various on and off-campus locations
Take advantage of your early arrival as an opportunity to explore the campus, town, and region! The following tours will be hosted:

The History of the Underground Railroad in SE Ohio
Date and Time: Wednesday, May 27. 12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Join us as the Multicultural Genealogical Center takes us to visit stops on the Underground Railroad. Our guides will share their wealth of information on the history of the Underground Railroad and be able answer your questions. There will be some walking on this tour. Lunch will be provided.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

On the Green Registration Check-in Time: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Location: Baker Center Stop by the first floor of Baker Center to pick up your On the Green Weekend registration packet, which includes your dining hall voucher and wi-fi access information, along with plenty of On the Green Weekend swag!

Dining Hall Breakfast
Time: 7:15 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Nelson Dining Hall
Start the day the right way and enjoy breakfast at the Nelson Dining Hall, complimentary with the breakfast coupon provided in your welcome packet. You must present the coupon to dine at Nelson.

Alumni College
Time: 9:00 AM - 5 PM
Location: Baker University Center
We are happy to announce Alumni College 2015. More details, including classes and professors, to be announced soon so please continue to visit this page for up-to-date information. Included in this year's Alumni College is a luncheon with the presenting faculty, and a dinner at the conclusion of the first day of classes.

Please click here for the comprehensive 2015 Alumni College weekend course schedule.

Campus Tours sponsored by the Student Alumni Board
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Konneker Alumni Center
Get reacquainted with your alma mater and the constant excitement and changes taking place at Ohio University.

1965 Film Fest at The Athena
Time: 4:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Location: Athena Cinema, 20 S Court St, Athens, OH 45701
The Sound of Music will be screened at 4:00 PM and Thunderball will be screened at 8:00 PM.

On the Green Welcome Reception
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Pepsi Tailgreat Park
Join alumni, friends, and university staff for the On the Green Welcome Reception on West Green. Heavy hors d'oeuvres and two alcoholic drink tickets are included with your registration fee. The Alumni Varsity Band will perform during the welcome reception.

Ohio University Art Collection Tour
Time: Thursday, May 28. 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Join the College of Fine Arts for a guided tour around campus to experience and learn about the various art installations by well known artists. The night will end with a wine and cheese reception at the Kennedy Art Museum. Wine and Cheese are included.

Pinwheel Garden – Memorial and Celebration

Location: Events throughout the weekend
Take a moment to remember those bobcats who are no longer with us, and celebrate memories of the past by making a memorial or celebration pinwheel for our pinwheel garden being assembled at Tailgreat Park. Stations will be available throughout the weekend at events where you can decorate pinwheels, and they will be added to the garden..

Friday, May 29, 2015

On the Green Registration Check-in Time: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Location: Baker Center Stop by the first floor of Baker Center to pick up your On the Green Weekend registration packet, which includes your dining hall voucher and wi-fi access information, along with plenty of On the Green Weekend swag!

College-Hosted Breakfasts
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Location: Pepsi Tailgreat Park
Reconnect with your college during breakfast on Friday. Please see the registration portion of this page for a list of participating colleges.

Alumni College
Time: 9:00 AM - 5 PM
Location: Baker University Center
We are happy to announce Alumni College 2015. More details, including classes and professors, to be announced soon so please continue to visit this page for up-to-date information. Included in this year's Alumni College is a luncheon with the presenting faculty.

Campus Tour hosted by the Student Alumni Board
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Konneker Alumni Center
The campus of Ohio University embodies the expression that change is constant. Members of our Student Alumni Board will provide a guided tour across campus to illustrate the many changes that Ohio University undergone over the years.

Lunch with Diversity & Inclusion
Hosted by the Diversity Alumni Advisory Board
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Multicultural Center, Baker University Center 2nd Floor.
Who was the first African American graduate of Ohio University?.....Do you know how many years the OU LGBT Center has been on campus?.....Do you know about the LINKS program?.....Do you know about the Margaret Boyd Scholars?.....Do you know where the Multicultural Programs Office is located on campus?....Do you know anyone on the Diversity Alumni Advisory Board?....If you would like to know the answers to these questions and learn more, please join the staff of the Office of Diversity & Inclusion and the members of the DAAB for a meet and greet lunch.
 
Dinner on Your Own
Take advantage of light schedule on Friday evening to visit your favorite uptown restaurant for dinner and drinks.

1975 Film Fest at The Athena
Time: 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM
Location: Athena Cinema, 20 S Court St, Athens, OH 45701
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest will be screened at 6:00 PM, and Jaws will be screened at 9:00 PM.

Honors Tutorial College Mixer
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: 35 Park Place, home to the HTC & Office of Nationally Competitive Awards
Enjoy refreshments as you interact with staff, students, and alumni. This family-friendly, informal social will double as a reunion and a chance to network with new faces. Hear updates about the College from current HTC dean, Dr. Jeremy Webster, and learn about the recently established HTC Society of Alumni and Friends!

Putnam County Spelling Bee performed by Ohio University-Lancaster Students
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Baker University Center Theater
Back by popular demand, A. Victor Jones and the OUL Theatre will return to On the Green Weekend to perform Putnam County Spelling Bee. The cost of admission is free and you can register below for this performance.

Saturday, May 30, 2015

On the Green Registration Check-in Time: 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM Location: Baker Center Stop by the first floor of Baker Center to pick up your On the Green Weekend registration packet, which includes your dining hall voucher and wi-fi access information, along with plenty of On the Green Weekend swag!

Bobcat Dash
Time: 8:00 AM
Location: Pepsi Tailgreat Park
Join us Saturday morning for the Bobcat Dash a 5k run/walk starting at Tailgreat Park. The course will follow the bike path along the river. This will be a colorful race, with color being thrown at different kilometer markers, similar to a color run. There will also be obstacle course components to the race. Join in the fun by registering today!

Brunch Celebration
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Pepsi Tailgreat Park
Join us for an outdoor brunch celebration at Pepsi Tailgreat Park. This brunch is an excellent opportunity to connect with the Ohio University Alumni Association Board of Directors, Chapter & Society leaders, the Alumni Varsity Band, Gospel Voices of Faith, ohiowomen, the 1804 Society, Student Senate alumni, and the Golden Bobcats.

All Emeriti Reception
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Pepsi Tailgreat Park
The OUAA and Emeriti Association Executive Committee invite all Emeriti Association members to attend an On the Green Weekend Brunch at Tailgreat Park. For more information, please contact Casey Arnold at 593-0398.

Campus Tour hosted by the Student Alumni Board
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Konneker Alumni Center
Get reacquainted with your alma mater and the constant excitement and changes taking place at Ohio University.

Office of Sustainability Open House
Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Silas Bingham House
Join the Sustainability Alumni Society at Bingham House (log cabin at Tailgreat Park) Saturday during the 2016 On the Green Weekend, 12:30-2pm. Learn about joining the Sustainability Alumni Society, check out the University’s newest electric vehicle and enjoy an afternoon cocktail. Come see everything the Sustainability Alumni Society has to offer! This event is free and open to all alumni.”

On the Green Weekend Golf Outing
Time: 12:00 PM registration
Location: Ohio University Golf Course
The On the Green Golf Outing, is one of the many exciting events that will be taking place during On the Green Weekend 2015. For a registration fee of $65.00, you will receive 9 holes of golf, a cart, food and beverages, complimentary access to the On the Green Brunch prior to the golf outing, a post-game reception, and more. Foursomes can register together for a discounted price of $250.00. All proceeds from this golf outing will benefit the Ohio University Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship. Please see the registration portion below for full information.

Pride viewing at The Athena
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Athena Uptown Cinema

Historical Hayrides at The Ridges
Time: 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: The Ridges (near Kennedy Museum. Please follow signs to event).
Enjoy your Saturday afternoon with a hayride along the Ridges with local historians illustrating the rich history of The Ridges and its significance to Ohio University and the City of Athens. Lemonade and iced tea will be provided at that event. Sign-up today because our hayrides always sell out!

College of Fine Arts Woodwind Trio & Organ Performance
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Galbreath Chapel
Enjoy a saturday afternoon performance of a selection of woodwind and organ music for all alumni in attendance to enjoy. This event is open to all alumni and is complimentary to attend.

OU LGBTQA Society of Alumni & Friends Open House
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Ohio University Inn
Join us for an open house with our LGBTQA alumni in beautiful Athens, Ohio. Come see all of the changes on campus, hear about updates, get involved with the society, and continue the “Sweet 16” anniversary celebration of the OU LGBT Center! This event will be hosted at the Ohio University Inn.

1985 Film Fest at The Athena
Time: 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM
Location: Athena Cinema, 20 S Court St, Athens, OH 45701
The Goonies will screen at 5:00 PM and Back to the Future will screen at 8:00 PM.

Alumni College Reception
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Broney's Alumni Grill, 7 W Carpenter St, Athens, OH 45701
Join fellow Alumni College attendees to mix and mingle at Broney’s Alumni Grill! Hors-d'oeuvres will be served. Stops to and from Broney's Alumni Grill will be included in the shuttle loops on Saturday evening.

Golden Reunion Dinner
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Ohio University Inn and Conference Center 
It’s been five decades since your Ohio University graduation. Vernon R. Alden was the University’s president. The residence halls on West and South Greens were just taking shape. It was an era of unprecedented growth and change not only at OHIO, but also across the United States. The class of 1965 and earlier will come together during OHIO’s On the Green Weekend events and will reflect on what the University means to you during a special Golden Reunion dinner on Saturday, May 30th.from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The cost is $30 per person.

Student Senate Alumni Society: 40th Celebration
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:Grover Center Atrium Cafe
Join your fellow Student Senate alumni to celebrate the society’s 40th anniversary. Please continue to visit their site and the On the Green Weekend website for more information and a schedule of events.

SAB Alumni Dinner
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Ohio University Inn
Join SAB alumni for an informal dinner at the Ohio University Inn. This is a time to reconnect with other students and alumni involved in the student alumni board as well as talk about the future of the SAB Alumni Society, and where that can be taken. Sign up today for this event!

Decades Bars
Time: All Saturday Evening
Location: Uptown Athens
J-Bar will be the home of the 50's & 60's 
Overhang will be the home of the 70's
The Pub will be the home of the 80's  
Pigskin will be the home of the 90's 
Broney's will be the home of the 00's and 10's 

Sunday, May 31 Events

"OH, I, dO" Ceremony
Time: 8:30 AM 
Location: Galbreath Chapel
Renew your vows to that special Bobcat you met on campus years ago or married post-college years. The ceremony will begin at 8:30 AM. The cost is $10..

Farewell 
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Pepsi Tailgreat Park
Conclude your weekend in Athens with a light Sunday brunch in Pepsi Tailgreat Park.
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