Preparation

Preparing for Homecoming

The University of Lethbridge reaches a milestone this year as it celebrates its 45th anniversary, and we're holding a party! This is an opportunity to celebrate all that is the University of Lethbridge – our past, present and future.

Gather your friends and come to Homecoming 2012!

For a list of events, visit the events listing page.

To register, visit our online registration page.

 

Registration Table - Welcome Package

Upon arrival to campus, you must check-in at the Homecoming registration table prior to attending your first event. Your name tag, tickets, campus maps and any updated event information will be included in your welcome package.

 

Registration Times and Locations

  • Friday, October 12 | 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. | 1st Choice Savings Centre Foyer
  • Saturday, October 13 | 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | 1st Choice Savings Centre Foyer
  • Saturday, October 13 | 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Lethbridge Lodge Hotel Foyer
  • Sunday, October 14 | Registration Table Closed

 

Event Tickets

The tickets required for the events you and your guests have registered for will be included in your welcome package at the registration table. If your guests have registered separately, they will receive a separate welcome package.

 

Refunds

Request for refunds must be submitted in writing via fax, e-mail or mail by Tuesday, October 9.

 

Attending Additional Events

You must register for any events you wish to attend to ensure availability. Registrations will be accepted until Monday, October 1, depending on space availability. If you have already registered but would like to register for additional events, please contact the Office of University Advancement prior to Monday, October 1, so that we can assist you accordingly. Please note that if you are registering to attend convocation, you must RSVP by Tuesday, September 25.

 

Convocation

A special seating area will be reserved for alumni who have registered to attend convocation. Please arrive between 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. as the processional walk will begin promptly at 9:45 a.m.

 

Reserved Seating

If you are attending the Alumni Association's 45th Anniversary Dinner and Dance and would like to request a special seating arrangement, please contact Alumni Relations. If no specific names are provided, you will be seated with alumni from your graduation year or Faculty/School.

 

Special Needs/Dietary Needs

If you are disabled and require assistance locating the appropriate building entrances or you have any special dietary needs for the 45th Anniversary Dinner and Dance, please contact Alumni Relations.

 

Attire

Casual dress is appropriate for the majority of events. Business attire is recommended Fall Convocation and 45th Anniversary Dinner and Dance.

 

Accommodations

The Lethbridge Lodge Hotel is offering a special rate for Homecoming 2012. Contact the hotel directly and quote "U of L" to receive the discounted rate. The rooms are being held at this rate until Thursday, September 13, or until they are sold out.

Lethbridge Lodge Hotel
320 Scenic Drive S.
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4B4
Phone: (403) 328-1123
Toll-Free: 1-800-661-1232

Additional local hotel information can be found here.

 

Photographs

Please note that photographs will be taken during Homecoming. These photos may be used in University publications, on the alumni web site or other communication pieces. If you do not wish to have your photo taken, please notify the campus photographer at the event you are attending.

 

Campus Tours (RSVP required)

Tour #1: October 12 | 2:30-3:30pm | Departing from the 1st Choice Savings Centre Information Desk (across from the Tim Horton's kiosk). RSVP HERE for October 12 tour

Tour #2: October 13 | 12:30-1:30pm | Departing from the Pronghorn sculpture in the library building entrance foyer. RSVP HERE for October 13 tour

 

Exhibitions at the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery

U of L Main Gallery will be open during the Homecoming Weekend.

  • Friday, October 12 | 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 13 | 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

For more information visit the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery.