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Groundhog Weekend Alumni Schedule

In person sales available only during scheduled sweatshirts pick-up times. 

Groundhog Weekend Schedule 2024 

*Please check back often for new and updated events.

 

Date/Time Event Location

Thursday, Feb. 1

11a.m.-1p.m.

 Alumni Sweatshirts Pick-up & Sales

Cardinal Farrell Hall 1st Floor
5- 7p.m.

Groundhog Stories Panel With Alumni Faculty

Rathskeller
9 p.m. - midnight

Thank Goodness It's Thursday

Rathskeller

Friday, Feb. 2

10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Alumni Sweatshirt Pickup & Sales

Cardinal Farrell Hall 1st Floor
3-4 p.m.

Climb the Tower

Braniff Tower
3-4 p.m.

Alumni & Student Mixer

Hosted by PreHealth club and Alpha Epsilon Delta National Health Preprofessional Honor Society, Texas Tau chapter 

SB Hall, Serafy
3:30-5:00 p.m.

Dallas Forum Lecture: Predictions for American Politics in 2024

Featuring Panelists: Jon Culp, PhD, Department of Politics, UD; David Upham, JD, PhD '02; Department of Politics, UD; Matthew Wilson, PhD, Department of Political Science, SMU.

Moderated by Christopher Wolfe, PhD, Acting President of Dallas Forum.

Please sign up!

SB Hall, Multipurpose Room
4:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Groundhog Fashion Show

Participate in and watch the Groundhog Sweatshirt Fashion Show. Wear past memorabilia and sign up to participate! Prizes will be awarded.

Haggar University Center, 1st Floor
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Alumni & Faculty Groundhog Happy Hour

Rathskeller
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Architecture of Layers Opening Reception 

Works by Yifat Gat & Lizzie Scott, two artists who use abstract processes as a means of accessing a deep, unspeakable experience of presence and connection.

Art History Building, Haggerty Gallery
5:30 p.m.

Men's Basketball Game

Southwestern University vs. University of Dallas

Maher Athletic Center
6 - 7:30 p.m.

Travel Through the Core a Faculty Wine Tour

Taste different wines at different stops around campus!  The journey begins in Haggar Foyer! Limited space available, please sign up.

Various Locations - Check-in inside Haggar Foyer
7:30 p.m.

Women's Basketball Game

Southwestern University vs. University of Dallas

Maher Athletic Center

Saturday, Feb 3

9 a.m.

5K 

Sign up in Haggar Foyer Monday - Friday from 10 a.m. -6 p.m. 

T-shirts available for purchase.

The Mall
10 a.m.

Ultimate Frisbee

Student vs. Alumni Ultimate Frisbee Game. All are welcome to come and watch.

Location: Clark Recreational Field
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Alumni Sweatshirt Pickup & Sales

Cardinal Farrell Hall 1st Floor
11 a.m.

Powderpuff Football Game

Watch our upperclass and underclass young women battle it out to see who will dominate the Powderpuff Football Game. Food truck available from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Macnab Rugby Pitch
12:30 p.m.

Groundhog Panel: The Quest: The Way of Beauty | UD Productions in Rome

Featuring Shannon Valenzuela, PhD, BA '00, Andrew Moran, BA '91, PhD '04, and Stefan Novinski, MFA, BA '92

Haggerty Art Auditorium
1-2 p.m.

Climb the Tower

Braniff Tower
2:00 p.m.

Student Rugby Game

Food truck available from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Macnab Rugby Pitch
4 p.m.

Faculty Debate: Beowulf should replace the Iliad in Lit Trad 1

Dr. Nicolas McAfee, Center for Thomas More Studies vs. Mr. Dolan Kay, PhD Candidate in Philosophy.

Moderated by Dr. Steven Stryer. Associate Professor of English

Rathskeller
4 p.m.

Men's Basketball Game

Texas Lutheran University vs. University of Dallas

Maher Athletic Center
6 p.m.

Women's Basketball Game

Texas Lutheran University vs. University of Dallas

Maher Athletic Center
8 p.m.

Party in the Park! 

*Sweatshirt will call will run from 7 - 9 p.m. at the Park

Groundhog Park (located near the Madonna basketball court)

 

 

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