Bring your family and friends and join us for a great weekend
of campus activities and Blue Raider fun!
From tours, lectures, reunions, meet-and-greet events, baseball, football and much more,
become reacquainted with your alma mater
and explore the many exciting things happening on campus.


Campus Map

 

Spring Weekend – Events 2015

 

 

Friday, April 17, 2015

6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Campus Recreation Center Tour and/or Workout

Take a tour and experience all the recently expanded Student Health, Wellness and Recreation Center has to offer. Pick up your complimentary one-day workout pass at the Alumni Relations Office or the Student Union Building during registration hours on Saturday. Recreation Center, front desk.

 

7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Phillips Bookstore Salute to Spring

Enjoy a 20% discount on all clothing and gifts. Pick up your 20% off gift certificate at the Alumni Relations Office or at the Hall of Fame during registration. The Student Union, 1st floor.

 

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

College of Graduate Studies Open House  

Come out and enjoy an open house, meet the College of Graduate Studies’ staff and faculty; graduate students and members of the Graduate Students Association. Refreshments and door prizes will be available.

Ingram Building, 1st floor.

 

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Alumni House Open House (2259 Middle Tennessee Blvd.)

Come by the Alumni House and pick up a campus map with all of the activities for Alumni Spring Weekend, a 20% off coupon for Phillips Bookstore, a one-day alumni pass for the campus rec center or look through past yearbooks and meet the Alumni Relations Staff.

 

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Center for Popular Music (Bragg Mass Communications Building)

The Center for Popular will be open for tours of the library and archive in Room 140.

John Bragg Mass Communication Building, Room 140.

 

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Albert Gore Research Center, Todd Hall 128

An open house on finding your history at MTSU will be open for all visitors. Visit the Albert Gore Research Center for a behind the scenes tour of their collections, including University Archives and the history of MTSU. The archival collections include many topics of MTSU’s history; from American veterans, American democracy and Middle Tennessee history & culture. Visitors will enjoy two main exhibits: “Traditions of Excellence” about MTSU history and “Warriors with Words and Faith” about war correspondent Marion Coleman Peck and decorated Vietnam War veteran Donald A. Price.

 

11:30 a.m.

3rd Annual 1911 Society Luncheon

Honoring individuals and families who, through their estate plans, have established a planned gift benefiting MTSU, along with their 40 year + donors to MTSU. MT Center, Sam Ingram Building.

 

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

MTSU First Friday Star Party

Funky Fizix in Condensed Matter (Eric Klumpe)
Enjoy a general astronomy lecture followed by telescope observing at the MTSU Observatory. Kids are welcome!
SCI 1006

 

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Alumni Night at the Discovery Center

Please join us for a complimentary family outing at the Discovery Center in Murfreesboro. You will be able to experience all of the exhibits with other MTSU alumni, guests and families after hours. The Discovery Center, 502 S.E. Broad Street in Murfreesboro.

 

Saturday, April 18, 2015

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Alumni Spring Weekend Registration

Student Union Building, 1st Floor

*Please feel free to park in the white decal lot across from the Student Union Building

You will receive a free water bottle at registration along with your Rec Center coupon and 20% off coupon to Phillips Bookstore and a map of Spring Weekend events.

 

10:00 a.m.

Tour the new state-of-the-art Science Building

A guided tour of the brand new crown jewel of MTSU, the Science Building will start from the lobby at 10:00 a.m. This tour will cover the entire building and should last around 30 minutes.

 

10:00 a.m. – Noon

Tour the new Center for Innovation in Media

Tour the new home of WMOT-FM public radio, WMTS-FM student-run radio, MTTV, Sidelines and MTSU Records. John Bragg Communications Building, 1st Floor.

 

10:00 a.m. – Noon

Tour “the Truck” – MTSU’s Mobile Production Lab

The Mobile Production Lab is used by the Electronic Media Communications department to teach students how to produce a variety of live television events. John Bragg Mass Communications Building, south side.

 

10:00 a.m. – Noon

Tour the Baldwin Photographic Gallery.

Student photography will be on display.

John Bragg Mass Communication Building, 2nd floor.

 

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The Center for Popular Music (Bragg Mass Communications Building)

The Center for Popular will be open for tours of the library and archive in Room 140. There will also be a George Jones exhibit on display. John Bragg Mass Communication Building, Room 140.

10:00 a.m. – 2: oo p.m.

Phillips Bookstore Salute to Spring

Enjoy a 20% discount on all clothing and gifts. Pick up your 20% off gift certificate at the Alumni Relations Office or at the Hall of Fame during registration. The Student Union, 1st floor.

 

11:00 a.m.

Campus Bus Tour

Take a riding tour to get reacquainted, and explore all the new construction and growth taking place on campus. Bus leaves from the Student Union Building.

 

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Alumni Spring Weekend Lunch

Enjoy a great lunch with other alumni, families and guests. Student Union Grill. $5 per person.
Lunch includes sirloin burgers, chicken fingers, fresh fruit salad, potato chips, cookies, tea, water and soft drinks

Please RSVP to the Office of Alumni Relation – alumni@mtsu.edu or 615.898.2922.

 

12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Mineral, Gem & Fossil Museum Open House

The museum has two main exhibit rooms and a smaller black light room that displays fluorescent minerals. Check out samples from all-around the United States as well as over 50 countries. Ezell Hall on campus.

 

2:30 p.m.

The annual Spring Football game.

Come out and see the first glimpse of the Blue Raider football team for the upcoming 2015 season!

Floyd Stadium

 

6:00 p.m.

ABAS Ag Alumni Awards Banquet

James Union Building

 

 

Sunday, April 19, 2015

3 p.m.

Music Department Singers

T. Earl Hinton Music Hall, Wright Music Building

No charge for this event

 

7 p.m.

MTSU Chamber Orchestra

T. Earl Hinton Music Hall, Wright Music Building

No Charge for this event