Clear your schedule: We’ve made plans for you!


September is here, which means summer has unofficially ended. Chin up, Terrier, there’s plenty to look forward to other than the return of pumpkin spice, like, everything. Alumni Weekend 2017 is just around the corner, and we’ve got an event for Terriers of all schools, ages, and interests.

Don’t know where to start? No worries. We mocked up a weekend itinerary we think you’ll love. You can thank us later.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wednesdays are ok, but a Wednesday night at the ballpark is always on fleek.

BU @ the Ball Park: Red Sox vs. Athletics

Relive your days as an undergrad in Boston’s mecca and the madness of Fenway Park. Head on up to the new Strega outdoor deck for your private pre-game BBQ, and then enjoy the day rooting for your favorite baseball team. Tickets on our website are sold out, but you can still purchase tickets to the game here.

Not a sports person? Not a problem. Check out this event instead:

An Evening with Casey Sherman (COM’93), author of “The Ice Bucket Challenge”

While virtually everyone knows of the Ice Bucket Challenge, the ALS viral fundraising campaign that swept the nation, few know the inspirational story behind it. Join author Casey Sherman for an insider’s view on his new book, “The Ice Bucket Challenge.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Congratulations, you’ve made it to the eve of Friday. Let’s celebrate with a drink at the swanky Downtown Harvard Club. Here’s what your Thursday evening could look like:

Athletics: Meet the Coaches

Spend your evening at the Downtown Harvard Club for an update with BU Athletics! Join Director of Athletics Drew Marrochello and BU’s cast of distinguished coaches for an exclusive reception and a preview of the 2017–2018 season.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Welcome to the birth of a new weekend, it’s going to be a busy one, starting with your Friday night plans. Here’s what’s going down:

Recent Grad Pub Crawl

Ready for a trip down memory lane? We’re sipping our way from Comm Ave. to Brighton Ave., with stops at Sunset Cantina, T’s Pub, and Tavern in the Square. Attendees will receive 1 drink ticket per venue and appetizers at each stop. Register for the “Full Crawl” to receive an AW Pub Crawl t-shirt at check-in.

Bars not your style? Then spend an afternoon chilling on the Charles.

Charles Riverboat Cruise

Spend your afternoon on a private boat tour with your fellow Terriers and friends. Sit back and take in the fall foliage and history of Boston as you cruise along the banks of the Charles River.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Mimosas anyone?

Toast with BU

Get ready to kick off your Saturday with BU and friends at a mimosa bar on Marsh Plaza! (includes 1 mimosa & continental breakfast)

Looking for Dinner Plans? We’ve got you covered.

Tastes of BU: Pairings with Culinary Creators

Bringing together alumni brewers, bakers, distillers, and restaurateurs, this event is a foodie’s dream. Special pricing for Claflin Society, Recent Grads, Golden Terriers, Questrom Alumni, BUA Alumni, Loyal Donors, and SED Alumni.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Before bidding farewell to campus, spend your Sunday remembering those who touched the BU community and helped make it better.

In Memory of Elie Wiesel: A Day of Learning & Celebration

In celebration with the Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies, we will honor the memory and enduring legacy of this beloved teacher and activist. The day will include panel discussions and conclude with a celebration of Wiesel’s life.

Now that you have your schedule, all you have to do is register here. We’ll see you in September. You’re welcome.


This blog post was written by Dave McDonald, Digital Content Producer at Boston University.