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 or 515-263-2957 for more event information and/or questions.

Grand View Reunion - Classes of 1993-2000
Saturday, July 11

Did you graduate from Grand View between 1993 and 2001? If so, here's your chance to return and reconnect with your classmates. The day will be packed with fun stuff, including a campus tour (so much has changed!), bookstore discounts, faculty-led discussion sessions, a Q&A with the athletic department, a pick-up softball game, and picnic lunch. More details will be available soon. To RSVP to this family-friendly event, click HERE.



Chicago Cubs Weekend Getaway
Friday, July 24 - Sunday, July 26

Tickets are still available for the trip to Wrigley Field this July 24-26 sponsored by the GV Alumni Relations office. Join other GV alumni for a two-night weekend getaway to Chicago. The trip begins Friday, July 24, with an 11:30 a.m. departure from Grand View University. Then get ready to cheer on your Cubs on Saturday at 3:05 p.m. as they face the Philadelphia Phillies.

Your registration price includes round-trip bus fare, a ticket to the game, two nights at the Red Roof Inn - Downtown Magnificent Mile, and lots of fun in the Windy City!

Registration Prices*:
Single guest: $450
Two guests sharing a hotel room: $575
Three guests sharing a hotel room: $700
Four guests sharing a hotel room: $825

Tickets are limited, so reserve your spot today by contacting Laine at or 515-263-2957. You can also register online here.

*Attention alumni from the class of 2010 or later: Receive $25 off your total price when you sign up for the getaway!

Visit Grand View at the Iowa State Fair
August 13-23

Make sure you swing by the Varied Industries Building during the Iowa State Fair this year to chat with Grand View staff, receive a fun alumni gift, and let us know that your information is up-to-date so you can get all the information about GV alumni events throughout the year.


Grand View Homecoming Weekend
September 25-27

Check back soon for more details on the many activites to take place across campus to celebrate Homecoming.


Viking 5K
September 26

Details to come!

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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.