Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend 2019

Save the Date for Alumni Weekend, April 11-14, 2019

Honoring the Classes of: 2009, 1999, 1994, 1989, 1979, 1969, 1964, 1959, 1954, and 1949.

Theme: A Legacy of Student Success

We invite you to come home to WAU this spring to re-experience life on campus. Relive those wonderful memories, fellowship with former classmates and professors, see how the campus has grown, and meet the next generation of Washington Adventist University Alumni.


Alumni Weekend 2019 Schedule


Thursday, April 11


Women’s Soccer Scrimmage

7pm Athletic Field

Come and support our

Women’s Soccer team vs. Howard University,

The first 50 Alumni will receive a T-Shirt.


Alumni and Parents Weekend Kickoff Social

7pm Wilkinson Hall

Start the weekend with friends, food and family


Friday, April 12


Museum of the Bible tour

8am Downtown D.C.

Explore the history, narrative and impact of the Bible on the world!


Washington Adventist Hospital tour

9am White Oak Medical Center

Take this opportunity to tour the new location.

(Comfortable walking shoes recommended.)


Veteran’s Memorial Bench Ceremony

2:30pm Campus Commons

Honoring U.S. Military Veteran-Alumni.


President’s Reception

5pm Votaw House

Hosted by President Spence


Vespers Program

7pm Sligo Church

Reuniting after 40 years, Singspiration will provide WAU with a memorable worship service filled with music and celebration of God’s love.

Click here for more information about the group.


Saturday, April 13


Edyth T. James Department of Nursing Breakfast

8am Health Wellness Center, 1st Floor

(Nursing Alumni Only)


Early Worship Service

8:45am Sligo Church

Speaker, Pastor Jose St. Phard

South Pacific Division, Melbourne, Australia


Sabbath School

10am Sligo Church


Worship Service

11am Sligo Church

Speaker, Pastor Jose St. Phard

South Pacific Division, Melbourne, Australia


Homecoming Fellowship Luncheon/Class Photos

12:30pm Wilkinson Hall


Department Open Houses

2-3:30pm Various Department Locations


New England Youth Ensemble Concert featuring The Columbia Collegiate Chorale of WAU

5:30pm Takoma Park Church


Alumni Awards Banquet

7:00pm Takoma Park Church – Keystone Room

Celebrate the accomplishments of 2019 Alumni Awardees!

Family Feud Game Show

7:30pm Student Activity Center

Parents and students, we enthusiastically welcome you to join us for our Family Feud Game Show. There will be raffle prizes, light refreshments, and lots of fun. You don’t want to miss it!

If you are a family of four that would like to compete in the game show for a monetary prize, email Families can consist of parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. There are only 4 family slots available, so sign up as soon as possible!


Shock Madness 2.0

8:30pm WAU Gym

Alumni Basketball Game


Sunday, April 14


Alumni Association Brunch/Business Meeting

10:30am Dining Hall

(Alumni only)


Parent Brunch (Parents Only)

11:00am The Carolina Kitchen
New Time & Location!
The Carolina Kitchen
University Town Center
6501 America Blvd Hyattsville, MD 20782  

(approximately 13 mins drive from University)


All parents, guardians, and family of Washington Adventist University students are invited to Parent Brunch. Join us for conversation, connection, and all you can eat comfort food. For the second year in a row, we are awarding a student scholarship during the brunch! In order to qualify, both parent or guardian and student must be in attendance. All parents and family of current Washington Adventist University students are welcome to join.

Tickets: $7



12-5pm Campus Commons

The festival features local restaurants, artisans, performances by Acro-Airs and an outdoor concert by various Christian groups.


Acro-Airs Show

6pm WAU Gym