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Blue and Gold Weekend

Save the date: October 14-15, 2022

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All students, faculty, staff, and visitors to campus are required to wear masks in public areas indoors on campus (regardless of their vaccination status). The COVID-19 vaccination is required for UMassD students, faculty, and staff attendees and is highly recommended for all visitors. Please self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 and if you feel sick, stay home.

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Drag Brunch celebrating 50+1 Years of Center for Women, Gender, & Sexuality

Location: Quad
Cost: $50 per person, includes brunch and two drink tickets

Let’s toast to 50+1 years of the Center for Women, Gender, & Sexuality! Covid cancelled last year’s party, but the celebration is on this weekend with a fun drag brunch featuring Complete Destruction and Miss Jacqueline DiMera.

Register here.

Questions? Please contact Mitch Berube at mberube@umassd.edu or 508.910.6567.

11:00 a.m. UMassD Field Hockey vs. Framingham State

Location: Cressy Field
Free

Cheer on the field hockey team and watch the halftime ceremony honoring field hockey alum Robin Dziedzic Drew ’07, who was inducted into the Little East Conference Hall of Fame in 2020.

Questions? Please contact Mike Miezejeski, athletics communications director, at mike.miezejski@umassd.edu.

11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Blue & Gold Festival

Location: Quad
Free admission. Food and beverage available for purchase, cash bar for 21+. Students may use meal swipes for food purchase.

Students, families, alumni, faculty and staff are invited to enjoy entertainment, food, fun, and more outdoors on the quad. The festival features Arnie and his local mascot friends, axe throwing, a bouncy house, petting zoo with pony rides, and more! The first 250 alumni who register for the Blue & Gold Festival will receive a free t-shirt!

Register here.

Questions? Please contact UMassD Alumni Relations at alumni@umassd.edu or 508.999.8031.

1:00-4:00 p.m. Corsair Beer Garden

Location: Practice Field
$5 pre-registration/$10 at the door, includes snacks. Cash bar for guests 21+.

Head down to the Corsair Beer Garden outside Cressy Field for fun, lawn games, and watch UMassD football take on Mass. Maritime.

Register here.

Questions? Please contact UMassD Alumni Relations at alumni@umassd.edu or 508.999.8031.

2:30 p.m. UMassD Football vs. Mass. Maritime Academy

Location: Cressy Field
Free

Get your blue and gold on and fill the stands at Cressy Field for the signature Blue & Gold Weekend football game. The Corsairs kick off at 2:30 against Mass. Maritime, with a halftime ceremony honoring football alum Trod Harold Jr. '10, a Corsair Athletics Hall of Fame 2021 inductee.

Questions? Please contact Mike Miezejeski, athletics communications director, at mike.miezejski@umassd.edu.

6:30-8:30 p.m. UMassD Football Alumni Reunion

Location: VFW Post 9059, 144 Cross Road, Dartmouth, MA
Free, includes food. Cash bar available.

After the game, head to the VFW near campus to continue the Blue & Gold celebration with UMassD football alumni.

Register here.

Questions? Please contact Mark Robichaud, head football coach, at mrobichaud@umassd.edu.

7:00-12:00 a.m. 15th Annual Chi Phi Chartering Banquet

Location: Woodland Commons
Cost: $60 per person


Join the current Brothers and alumni of Chi Phi at UMass Dartmouth to celebrate the 15th year since being chartered as the Lambda Theta Chapter. 

To register, please contact John Ferguson at 508.776.2893 or alumnilambdatheta@gmail.com