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Class of 1961 50-Year Reunion

Join the rest of your Class of 1961 in returning to campus for this fun-filled weekend! Click below for more information.


Class of 1961 and Emeritus Reunion Dinner

Class of 1961 Preferred Hotel

Reunion Giving


Class of 1961 and Emeritus Reunion Dinner

All alumni who graduated from the Ross School of Business 50 or more years ago and all Emeritus (retired) faculty of the Ross School and their guests are invited to join us as we commemorate the 50-Year Reunion of the Class of 1961. After a cocktail reception, a welcome by the Dean, and a served dinner, we will initiate the Class of 1961 into the Emeritus community with a special program. Evening attire (jacket or suit and tie for men) recommended.

To register for this event, you may use the registration form that was mailed by the UM Office of Reunions & Reunion Giving in June or register online at the UM Office of Reunions & Reunion Giving website: Please direct registration questions to or call toll-free 866.998.6150.

Friday, October 28th 6:00pm

Location TBD

Class of 1961 Preferred Hotel

Fairfield Inn - Marriott
3285 Boardwalk
Rate: Thursday $109, Friday/Saturday $219
Cancellation must occur 14 days prior to reserved arrival date
Call 734.995.5200 for reservations
Refer to “Ross School of Business Reunion"
Minimum Friday–Saturday reservation required
Click here for amenities (not reservations)

For additional hotel options, please view the University-wide hotel reservations for the Class of 1961 located here.

Reservation Instructions:

  • DO NOT: Please don't make your room reservations via a national toll-free phone number. They will not be able to see or access our room block. You may be told that the rooms are sold out, when in fact they may not be.

  • DO NOT: Please don't make reservations through the hotel's generic reservations website. You will not be able to access our room block and it may report that the rooms are sold out, when in fact they may not be.

      Please Note:

  • Reunion Weekend is also the UM Homecoming Weekend and many hotels sell out, so make your reservations now!

  • Cancellation terms are also shown below.  It is recommended that you reserve a room now and cancel later (before the penalty date) if your plans change.

  • If you experience any hotels that report information different from what is given below, please notify the Reunion Team at  or 734.763.5775. Thank you!

Reunion Giving


Support your alma mater by making a contribution in honor of your Reunion! We encourage you to give your Reunion Class Gift. All class of 1961 alumni are encouraged to give to the Annual Fund.


The Annual Fund is the primary source of the school's unrestricted financial support and, as such, promotes a crucial margin of excellence. The Annual Fund supports many strategic initiatives, including:

  • Innovative student programs and activities (e.g., Multidisciplinary Action Projects or MAPs)

  • Faculty research and development projects (e.g., Positive Organizational Scholarship)

  • Advanced technology for teaching and learning (e.g., Tozzi Electronic Business & Financial Center)

  • Faculty and student collaborations (e.g., Experimental Multidisciplinary Action Projects)

 How to give:


To make a gift or multi-year pledge, you can: