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Spring Alumni Weekend

Spring Alumni Weekend

Register for Weekend Events

Friday, April 7

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Greer Environmental Science Center (GESC) Tours
Our newest state-of-the-art facility

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Mentor & Connect Lunch
Enjoy lunch in the Boyd Dining Center while having the opportunity to connect with current students.

2:00 p.m.

Campus Tours
Revisit your college days and see what’s new

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

GESC Tours

Saturday, April 8

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Campus Tours - Early Bird
Revisit your college days and see what’s new
These early bird tours are available for 8am and 8:30am

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Marlins Make a Difference Day
This semi-annual day of service takes Marlins into the community in small teams to help different agencies address needs in our community.              

9:30 a.m.

Welcome to VWU DAY– Center for Enrollment
Wesleyan welcomes prospective students and their families to visit our campus and meet our faculty and students.

11:00 a.m.

Guilford College vs. Women’s Lacrosse
Birdsong Field 

12:30 p.m.

Roanoke College vs. Softball (double-header)
Marlin Field 
Strike Out Cancer Day

12:30 p.m.

Roanoke College vs. Baseball (double-header)
Kenneth R. Perry Field

1:00 p.m.

Shenandoah University vs. Men’s Lacrosse
Birdsong Field 

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

GESC Tours

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

35th Annual Seafood Party in the Dell
Alumni, students, faculty and staff, family and friends celebrate an annual Marlin tradition enjoying seafood and music performed by the Dustin Furlow Duo on Batten lawn. Alumni and their families will receive a special meal price of $5.00/person.
In addition to seafood, hot dogs and hamburgers will be served.

5:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Inaugural Scroll Signing – Class of 1992
Recognition of 25th Anniversary Milestone

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

VWU Annual Alumni SocialChick's Oyster Bar

Alumni Games

10:00 a.m.

Women’s Soccer
Practice Field 

10:00 a.m.

Men’s Soccer
Practice Field 

11:00 a.m.

Donald M. Forsyth Court

Be Counted – And Matched: Alumni Year By Alumni Weekend

In an effort to highlight a true measure of alumni satisfaction to publications like U.S. News & World Report by increasing alumni participation in giving (currently 5%), the Virginia Wesleyan University Alumni Council challenges their fellow alumni to make a gift in the amount of their reunion year (i.e. $20.16) by Alumni Weekend.  All gifts up to a total of $6,000 will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the James W. Perkins Memorial Trust. Be counted by making your gift today!

How To Make Your Tax-Deductible Gift:

  • Visit
  • Mail a check to The Center for Advancement, 5817 Wesleyan Drive, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455
  • Call 757.455.3115 with your credit card information