Carnegie Mellon University

Celebrating 10 Years — The Class of 2009

Reunion Weekend at Spring Carnival is your chance to relive your "glory days" while making new memories with friends and classmates at 10th reunion specific programming, college and department events, and student/alumni organization receptions, as well as Booth, Buggy, Mobot races, Holi and Kiltie Band.

Online registration is now closed for Spring Carnival & Reunion Weekend 2019.

However, you may register onsite at the Registration Tent for most events during the following times:

  • Thursday: 3:30-6 p.m.
  • Friday & Saturday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

All Weekend

  • Reunion Exclusive: CMU Alumni Association Class Reunions Hospitality Tent *
    Tent, The Cut next to registration
    The reunion hospitality tent is your go-to gathering spot for reserved seating for Friday and Saturday lunches, light refreshment and class-year memorabilia.

    • Thursday: 3-6 p.m.
    • Friday & Saturday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.  

Thursday, April 11

  • Class of 2009 Reunion Happy Hour 
    Location TBD, 5-7 p.m.
    Kick off Reunion Weekend at Spring Carnival and celebrate your reunion with classmates and friends. We provide the appetizers, drinks are on your own!
    Registration Requested/Walk-ins Welcome/Drinks on Your Own

Friday, April 12

  • Steam Tunnel Tour for the Classes of 1994, 2009, 2014 & 2018
    Starting Location: Midway Reunion Hospitality Tent, The Cut, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    NOTE: Steam tunnel tour filled to capacity. Attendees are welcome to show up at the tour meeting location. We will fill tour spots first-come, first-serve basis. Spaces are limited to 15 people per tour, so register early! Children under 10 are not permitted in the steam tunnels due to safety concerns. REQUIREMENT: You must wear closed-toed shoes with good tread. Sneakers, work boots or hiking boots preferred because there are ladders involved!
    Registration Required/NO WALK-INS/No Event Fee
  • ANSYS Hall “Muddy Boots” Tour

    Starting Location: Midway Reunion Hospitality Tent, The Cut, 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m.
    Spaces are limited to 15 people per tour, so register early! REQUIREMENT: You must wear long pants and closed-toed shoes with good tread — sneakers, work boots or hiking boots preferred.

    Registration Required/NO WALK-INS/No Event Fee

  • David A. Tepper Quadrangle Tour

    Starting Location: David and Susan Coulter Welcome Center, David A. Tepper Quadrangle, Noon-12:30 p.m. AND 12:30-1 p.m.
    Take a tour through CMU’s latest addition to the campus: the new Tepper Quadrangle. Tour a variety of spaces and learn fun facts about this innovative building. Arrive 5 to 10 minutes before tour start time to watch a video about the creation of the building.

    Registration Required/NO WALK-INS/No Event Fee

  • Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) Tour

    Starting Location: Forbes Entrance of the CUC,1-3:30 p.m.
    Get a first-hand look at cutting edge technologies and projects being created in the world of video games, themed entertainment, AR, VR, animation, etc. This is one of the original departments to offer a degree in interactive media. Be sure to attend the All-Campus Lunch event prior and then board the shuttle for a 1 p.m. departure.
    Registration Required/NO WALK-INS/No Event Fee

  • Pints with Profs Reception for All Reunion Classes 
    Reflection Garden, Margaret Morrison, 5-7 p.m.
    The CMU Alumni Association welcomes our 1st, 5th, 10th, 25th and 50th reunion classes back to campus. You’re invited to mingle with classmates and have a drink with a favorite professor or staff member. Is there a faculty member you'd wish to invite? Add their name during registration and we'll extend an invitation!
    Registration Requested/Walk-Ins Welcome/No Event Fee

Saturday, April 13

  • Buggy Finals - Reunion VIP Watch Tent & Coffee Lounge 
    Tent, Outside Skibo Gym, 9-11:30 a.m.
    Don't miss the exciting conclusion to this year's Sweepstakes races at our exclusive All Reunion Classes Watch Tent and Coffee Lounge, featuring exhibition races, men’s and women’s finals and the crowd favorite alumni grudge match.
    Registration Requested/Walk-Ins Welcome as Space Permits/No Event Fee
  • All Reunion Classes Taste of Pittsburgh Lunch Event
    Midway Reunion Hospitality Tent, The Cut, Noon-2 p.m.

    Join us in the Reunion Hospitality Tent for some of your favorite Pittsburgh tastes!

    Registration Requested/Walk-Ins Welcome/Fee: Alumni and guests: $12

  • All Reunion Classes Beer Garden Event

    Midway Reunion Hospitality Tent, The Cut, Noon-2 p.m.

    We are showcasing a few of our own Carnegie Mellon alumni brewmasters! Join us in the Reunion Hospitality Tent where we will be serving up some amazing craft beer samples. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet our alumni brewers and learn about their craft.

    Registration Requested/Walk-Ins Welcome/No Event Fee

  • Class of 2009 Reunion Celebration
    Simmons Auditorium, 1st Floor, Tepper Quad, 7 p.m.
    Celebrate your reunion while enjoying beer and wine pairings with savory bites, dinner food stations, desserts and a late-night food option! Mix, mingle, dance and toast to an amazing 10 years with your fellow classmates.

    Registration Requested/Walk-Ins Welcome/Event Fee: Alumni and guests: $25; Children 6-12: $10

PLUS all your favorite CMU Carnival traditions … bagpipes, Booth, Buggy, Mobot races, Holi and Kiltie Band!

Several local hotels have small blocks of rooms held for reunion alumni. Indicate the group code for your chosen hotel when making a reservation. Hotels book quickly, so make your reservation as early as possible!

The special room rate will be available until March 21 (three weeks prior to Reunion Weekend) or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first.

Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center
1 mile from campus
100 Lytton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-682-6200
$149/night; Parking $20/night
Group Code: CMU REUNION | Book by March 21
Booking Link

Residence Inn Pittsburgh University/Medical Center
1.4 miles from campus
3896 Bigelow Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-621-2200
$119/night; Breakfast and parking included
Group Code: CMU REUNION | Book by March 21
Booking Link

Hampton Inn Pittsburgh University/Medical Center
1.6 miles from campus
3315 Hamlet Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-681-1000
$124/night; Breakfast and parking included
Group Code: CMU Reunions | Book by March 21
Booking Link

Ace Hotel Pittsburgh
1.8 miles from campus
120 S. Whitfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
412-626-3109
15% Promo Code: CMUREUNIONS 
Booking Link

Hotel Indigo East Liberty
1.9 miles from campus
123 North Highland Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
412-665-0555
$125/night; Parking $24/night
Group Code: CMU | Book by March 21
Booking Link

Hotel Indigo Technology Center
2.0 miles from campus
329 Technology Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412-621-0880
$129/night; parking included
Book by March 21
Booking Link

  • Jess Anders (DC 2009)
  • Melissa Lee Bruner (MCS 2009, HNZ 2010)
  • Lauren Feierstein Keeley (DC 2008)
  • Dhruv Mathur (DC 2009)

Questions about your reunion?  Contact us!