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Alumni Events

Throughout the year, the Grand View Alumni Relations office sponsors a variety of events specifically for or of interest to alumni.  Upcoming events will be posted in this section on an ongoing basis.

Please contact Laine Mendenhall-Buck at alumni@grandview.edu or 515-263-2957 for more event information and/or questions.


Jazz in July
Friday, July 29
Outside Rasmussen Center, Grand View campus

Click here for details about Jazz in July!


Visit us at the Iowa State Fair! 
August 11 – 21
Stop by the Grand View booth at this year’s Iowa State Fair in the Varied Industries Building.  Our booth has a brand new look--stop by to take a picture with Viktor, sign the rock, and pick up your FREE Grand View sports bag. We will also be giving away Grand View #vikingforlife silicone wristbands to kids and current GV students. We hope to see you at this year’s Iowa State Fair…nothing compares!
Bike Ride: Firetrucker Brewery to Reclaimed Rails Brewery
Sunday, August 28
Join us for a fun 15-mile (each way) bike ride on the Chichaqua Valley Trail. Tickets are $10 and include one drink ticket at Firetrucker Brewery plus one drink ticket and snacks at Reclaimed Rails. We plan to leave as a group at 1 pm. Firetrucker Brewery opens at noon on Sundays, so come early if you’d like to enjoy a drink before heading out. Check out the route here. And sign up here!
Grand View Movie on the Lawn – Jungle Book
Friday, September 16
7 p.m. – Games, music, food
8 p.m. – The Jungle Book 
Join Grand View alumni and students for a fun evening watching a movie on the campus lawn by the Rasmussen Center. Movie and popcorn are FREE. In the event of inclement weather, the movie will be moved to the Student Center.
Homecoming Weekend
Friday, Sept. 30 – Sunday, Oct. 2
Save the date for an incredible weekend of Homecoming activities. Check back soon for details.
Viking 5K 
Saturday, Oct. 1 at 8 a.m.
Join us for the Viking 5K at 8 a.m., with the Viking Kid Trot immediately following. Check back soon for details.  

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PLEASE NOTE: Photos and videos may be taken at events and used in future Grand View University projects in print and on the web. By registering for an event, you are providing your consent for University use of the photos and videos. Please contact Laine Mendenhall-Buck at 515-263-2957 with any concerns.