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 and much more,
become reacquainted with your alma mater
and explore the many exciting things happening on campus.

Campus Map


 

Thursday, April 10, 2014

All Weekend (during Library hours)

Library History Retrospective
James Walker Library
Which library was YOUR library? Visit the large retrospective display of the history of MTSU libraries (KOM, Murfree, Todd, and James Walker)


Wicked at TPAC. 7:30 p.m.

SOLD OUT!

7:30 p.m.

MTSU Theatre presents The Drowsy Chaperone
Tucker Theatre, Boutwell Dramatic Arts Building
$10 general admission tickets, $5 K-12 students and MTSU students free with ID.
Call 615.494.8810 for ticket information.


7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Greek Awards – Student Union Ballroom
Are you interested to see if your fraternity or sorority will win an award this year?
Seating is limited so get their early! 


Friday, April 11, 2014


6:00 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Campus Recreation Center Tour and/or Workout
Take a tour and experience all the recently expanded Student Health, Wellness and Recreation services. Pick up your complimentary one day workout pass at the Alumni Relations Office or the Student Union Building during registration hours on Friday or Saturday



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 Office, Ingram Building
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.


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. Student Union, Ballroom.

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Center for Popular Music tours and exhibits (John Bragg Mass Communications Building, Room 140)
The Center for Popular Music will be open for tours of the library and archive.  The center will feature two exhibits, Rock 'n Roll music materials from the Center's extensive collections and also a
George Jones exhibit.


9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Albert Gore Research Center (Todd Hall, Room 128)

Visit the Albert Gore Research Center for a behind the scenes tour of their collections, including University archives and the story of MTSU.  Tours will be available upon request.


2:00pm - 6:00pm

Campus Rec Tours

Campus Recreation will be open for tours from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.. Alumni may also use their pass for free use of the facility (excluding special programs) during Alumni Weekend.


3:00 p.m.

Tour the new Student Union Building

Tour the beautiful new facility! It is a great addition to campus. The tour usually takes around 30-45 minutes. Please meet inside the main entrance at the help desk. Student Union Building, 1st Floor.

4:30pm - 6:30pm

Human Sciences VIP Reception

The Department of Human Sciences invites alumni to attend a VIP reception and tour its recently opened facilities in the Ned McWherter Learning Resources Center (LRC) prior to this year's Textiles, Merchanding, and Design Runway show. For more information, visit the website.

6:00 p.m.

Blue Raider Baseball vs. Mississippi Valley State
Get $4 tickets to all baseball games during Alumni Spring Weekend by ordering online on
Ticketmaster using code True Blue.  Reese Smith, Jr. Field

6:00 p.m.

Annual MTSU TXMD Runway Show
Machines in Motion - a 21st Century Tribute to Art Deco
James Union Building, Tennessee Room
For more information and tickets, visit
MTSU Fashion Show.

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

MTSU First Friday Star Party

Funky Fizix in Film (Eric Klumpe)

Enjoy a general astronomy lecture followed by telescope observing at the MTSU Observatory. Kids are welcome! Wiser-Patten Science Building, Room 102

 

7:30 p.m.

MTSU Theatre presents The Drowsy Chaperone

Tucker Theatre, Boutwell Dramatic Arts Building

$10 general admission tickets, $5 K-12 students and MTSU students free with ID. Call 615.494.8810 for ticket information.



Saturday, April 12, 2014

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Alumni Spring Weekend Registration
Student Union Building, first floor
Receive a free water bottle at registration along with your Rec Center coupon, a 20% off coupon to Phillips Bookstore, and a map of Spring Weekend events. Parking is available in the new Parking Garage located off Blue Raider Drive.  Campus Map

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Tour the Airport Maintenance Training Hangar
Murfreesboro Airport
Want to know what goes on at the airport behind the scenes? Tour of the Maintenance Training Hangar, teh Boeing 727 jet and the simulator building. The tour will start with learning about what they do at the airport, student placement and other facts about the planes and training they have there. This tour will take about 30-45 minutes and is open to children. Please RSVP for the tour by emailing the Alumni Relations Office at alumni@mtsu.edu 

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The Center for Popular Music tours and exhibits (John Bragg Mass Communications Building, Room 140)
The Center for Popular Music will be open for tours of the library and archive.  The center will feature two exhibits, Rock 'n Roll music materials from the Center's extensive collections and also a
George Jones exhibit.


10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Student Services/Admissions Center Open House
We no longer send students from office to office! Check out MTSU's newest building and the new MT One Stop where students receive assistance from every area of enrollment services in one place.



10:00 a.m. – 2: 00 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.


10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Book Reveal and Signing
The Sheriff of Hells Murder Cases by the late Jack Turner (Professor Emeritus of the MTSU Political Science Department)

Judy Gibson Turner (wife of Jack Turner) will be in the Phillips Bookstore to sign books. Books will be available for purchase.



10:00am - Noon

Tour the 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.


10:00am - 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 Communication Building, south side


10:00am - Noon

Tour the new Baldwin Photographic Gallery

John Bragg Mass Communication Building, 2nd floor
Photographs from six decades of country music as seen through the lenses of three distinguished photographers: Harold Baldwin, Jim McGuire, and Russ Harrington. Harold Baldwin established the Photography program at MTSU and is the founder of the Baldwin Gallery. From 1969 to 1971 he shot a series of candid backstage photographs at the Grand Ole Opry that will be included in the exhibit. Jim McGuire began shooting portraits of country music stars in 1972 and has continued with the creation of an historic collection of portraits and album covers.Russ Harrington, an alumnus of the MTSU Photography program has built a reputation as one of the finest photographers in Music City with an astonishing portfolio of creative portraits and album covers for the royalty of country music.

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

10am - Noon

Chi Omega Elusinian Brunch
Stones River Country Club
For reservations and ticket information, please contact Kalyn Catlett
All MTSU Chi Omegas are invited!


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

12:00pm - 1:00 p.m.

Electronic Media Communication presents a sampling of exemplary student video and film work (Mass Comm 103)
This 30 minute presentation will include 3 to 5 student projects shown. The material will include various works from current MTSU undergraduate students and is open to all alumni & guests.

12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Mineral, Gem and Fossil Museum Open House (Ezell Hall)

Check out samples from all over the United States and over 50 countries. The museum has two main exhibit rooms and a smaller black light room that displays fluorescent minerals. This is a great stop for children!

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

50th Anniversary of the MTSU History Department (MT Center inside the Ingram Building)
History and Political Science alumni are invited to visit and share their memories with current/former faculty/staff of the department.
RSVP here.

4:00 p.m.

Blue Raider Baseball vs. Mississippi Valley State
Get $4 tickets to all baseball games during Alumni Spring Weekend by ordering online on

Ticketmaster using code True Blue.  Reese Smith, Jr. Field


6:30 p.m.

LGBT Conference Awards Dinner
James Union Building, Tennessee Room
Doors open at 6:30pm and event starts at 7:00pm.  Cost is $50 per ticket.
Register online here or by calling the Alumni Relations Office at 615.898.2922


7:30 p.m.

MTSU Theatre presents The Drowsy Chaperone

Tucker Theatre, Boutwell Dramatic Arts Building

$10 general admission tickets, $5 K-12 students and MTSU students free with ID. Call 615.494.8810 for ticket information.

 

Sunday, April 13, 2014 



1:00 p.m.

Blue Raider Baseball vs. Mississippi Valley State
Get $4 tickets to all baseball games during Alumni Spring Weekend by ordering online on

Ticketmaster using code True Blue.  Reese Smith, Jr. Field




2:00 p.m.

MTSU Theatre presents The Drowsy Chaperone

Tucker Theatre, Boutwell Dramatic Arts Building

$10 general admission tickets, $5 K-12 students and MTSU students free with ID. Call 615.494.8810 for ticket information.

 

7 p.m.

MTSU Chamber Orchestra

T. Earl Hinton Music Hall, Wright Music Building.

No Charge for this event