WU Alumni Weekend
 

Tours

Friday, Sept. 18 - The Kickoff

Campus Tour

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Meet at the Bearcat Lounge

View your old stomping grounds with new eyes while you tour campus with student guides.

Hallie Ford Art Museum Tour with Roger Hull

2:30-3:30 p.m.

Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Visit Willamette's acclaimed museum, which has been described as "a vibrant artistic hub offering access to historical, regional and contemporary art," with Professor of Art, Roger Hull.

Martha Springer Botanical Garden Tour

3:00-4:00 p.m.

Meet at the Bearcat Lounge

Tour WU's "secret" garden on campus with Dean Wentworth, Willamette's Botanical Garden & Greenhouse Curator. Dedicated in 1988 in honor of biology professor Martha Springer, the one acre site is divided into 12 smaller gardens, including a butterfly garden, herb garden, alpine rock garden, theme borders, and ethnobotany gardens.

Sparks Athletics Center Tour

3:00-4:00 p.m.

Meet in Sparks Center lobby

Go on a guided tour of WU's newly renovated athletic center.

Willamette Watering Holes

8:00-10:00 p.m.

Visit some of downtown Salem's best watering holes on a self-guided tour. Details TBA.

Saturday, Sept. 19 - The Apex

Campus Tour

10:45-11:45 a.m.

Meet at the Bearcat Lounge

View your old stomping grounds with new eyes while you tour campus with student guides.

Wine Tasting Tour

1:30-4:00 p.m.

Leave the car behind and enjoy a guided afternoon tour in the spectacular Eola-Amity Hills wine country! Transportation is included. Details TBA.

Zena Forest & Farm Tour

1:30-4:00 p.m.

Meet at the Bearcat Lounge

Visit 305 acres of ecologically diverse and historically significant land, which is overseen by Willamette University's Sustainability Institute (transportation provided). Sign up in the Bearcat Lounge.

Oregon Garden Tour

1:30-4:00 p.m.

Oregon Garden, Silverton

Join alumni for a tour of the beautiful Oregon Garden out in Silverton.

Sunday, Sept. 20 - The Wind Down

Sparks Athletic Center Tour

10:00-11:00 a.m.

Meet in Sparks Center lobby

Go on a guided tour of WU's newly renovated athletic center.