2016 Homecoming Weekend

Friday, September 30, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, October 2, 2016 (All day)
Ohio State University Homecoming 2016

Registration information

Online registration*

To register by phone, please call The Ohio State University Alumni Association at (614) 292-2281 or (800) 762-5646.

*Online registration starts July 18 - July 24 for Life members of Dental Alumni Society and alumni years 1966, 1971, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011.

*Online registration starts July 25 - September 23 for all other alumni and College of Dentistry faculty and staff.


Celebrating Reunion Classes of 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011

(Class chairs)

Friday, September 30

Post College Assembly (PCA)

Evidence-Based Dentistry: Clinical Perspectives

The Ohio Union
9:00 am – 4:30 pm (6 CE Credits)

PCA 2016 will explore skills and strategies for implementing an evidence-based practice.

Robert Weyant, MS, DMD, DrPH
John Kalmar, DMD, PhD
Angelo Mariotti, DDS, PhD
Robert Seghi, DDS, MS

Dentist: $249
Hygienist/Assistant/Staff: $149
Golden Buckeye: $65

This event is being held in conjunction with Homecoming Weekend so we are promoting it as an option to alumni along with all Homecoming Weekend activities listed below.

Class of 1966 - 50th Reunion Luncheon

Members of the Class of 1966 are invited to enjoy a luncheon at the Faculty Club to reunite with former classmates. 

Ohio Union
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Cost: $35 
(Please let us know about any dietary restrictions when registering)

Hosted by the OSU College of Dentistry and sponsored by the OSU Dental Alumni Society


Saturday, October 1

Family-Friendly Buckeye Tailgate

Join alumni and friends at the annual College of Dentistry Homecoming Tailgate. Alumni, faculty, staff, students and guests of all ages are welcome to register and join in the fun! Kickoff is at noon.

8:30 am - 11:30 am
​Postle Hall Courtyard (corner of 11th Ave. and Neil Ave.)

$122 for one (1) tailgate pass and one (1) game ticket
$35 tailgate only
Free for children 12 and under

Ohio State Buckeyes vs. University of Rutgers Scarlet Knights

12:00 pm
Ohio Stadium

Football ticket information

$122 for one (1) game ticket and one (1) tailgate ticket

Season ticket holders are not eligible to purchase tickets. Please call 614-292-2281 or 800-762-5646 for eligibility and questions.

  • Each person will be able to purchase a maximum of four (4) game tickets or four (4) total tickets per household
  • Football tickets will not be mailed in advance; they may be picked up during the Homecoming Tailgate
  • To purchase, you must be a life or annual member of the Dental Alumni Society and a life or sustaining member of OSUAA
  • Tickets wil be issued on a first-come, first-served basis:
    • July 18 - July 24: Life members of Dental Alumni Society and alumni years 1966, 1971, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011
    • July 25 - September 23: Alumni, College of Dentistry faculty and staff

Sunday, October 2

Class of 1966 Luncheon

Hosted by The Ohio State University Alumni Association
Ohio Union
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM


Hotel Accommodations

Fairfield Inn & Suites Columbus OSU
3031 Olentangy River Rd.
Columbus, OH 43202
Phone: Hotel Direct (614) 267-1111
Toll Free: 800-701-4485 use group code “COD”

Book online

Cost per night is $179.00 in the “COD” block of rooms. Minimum two night stay required to receive this room rate.  

The hotel has a shuttle that will take guests to and from OSU campus.