University of Michigan Alumni Association


Upcoming Events!


U of M Club of GR - Oktoberfest Tailgate & Game Watch Party

The Oktoberfest Tailgate & Game Watch Party will be held on Saturday, Oct 14 for the Michigan vs Indiana game. The game will be shown in HD both indoors and outdoors at Izaak Walton League. This event is 'rain or shine' as the lodge features a spacious indoor facility. Activities will start at 11am, one hour before the noon kickoff. All area alumni, as well as friends and family, are invited to attend and enjoy the festivities FREE OF CHARGE.

The event will offer something for everyone, including:
- Tailgate appropriate food prepared and provided the Club (soft drinks will be provided; beer/alcohol is welcome but is BYOB)
- Fresh cider and donuts
- Pumpkin decorating station, with pumpkins and decorating materials provided
-Kids crafts
- Beanbag Toss and Ladder Golf
- Plenty of outdoor space to toss a football
-Fire pit for roasting marshmallows or warming up
- A big-screen projection TV & speaker set-up, tuned to all of the football action

This event is free but we ask that you register in advance for planning purposes. Please register online here.

Izaak Walton League Lodge is located at 5641 Myers Lake Road, Belmont, about ½ mile North of the Cannonsburg Ski Resort.

Come cheer on our Michigan Football team with fellow Wolverines! Go Blue! If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Nelson at



U of M Club of GR- Oct Happy Hour- The Knickerbocker- New Holland Brewing

The next U of M Alumni Happy Hour will be Thursday October 26 at The Knickerbocker- New Holland Brewing- 417 Bridge St. NW (49504) from 5:30-7:30pm. We will be in the outside beer garden area weather permitting. Otherwise, we will have a table inside reserved for us.

Join us to network and socialize! We hope to see you there! Questions? Contact Sarah at

The Alumni Club of Grand Rapids is excited to host monthly happy hours at local breweries, restaurants, and other local watering holes in the coming months! Stop on by any time to catch up with friends, meet other alumni in the area, and hear about other upcoming happenings with the club. These are open to all, so bring friends and family and join the fun!



U of M Club of GR - Fall Family Day at Robinette's

Join your fellow Alumni for a fun family Fall Day at Robinette's Apple Haus & Winery! The Club of GR will provide donuts and cider. You may pick which activities you want to enjoy. Please reserve your tickets online here ; cash payment will be collected the day of the event.

Activities & Pricing: (cash only please to be paid day of event)
Corn Maze - $7
Hayrides $5 (age 12 and under)
Hayrides $7 (age 13+)
Wine Tasting - $3 (adults only)
Jumping Pillow - $5 (kids only)

We'll have a table and tent set-up for our group. Check in and pay there. We'll give you the activities tickets. Please bring cash. Kids under 2 are free. Kids under 3 are prohibited from the jump pillow though. Please note entry into the Corn Maize is 4pm.

Fall Family Day at Robinette's
Robinette's Apple Haus & Winery- 3142 4 Mile Rd NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Sunday, October 29, 2017
1-4pm Open House style event; come anytime.
Reserve your tickets online.

Come have fall fun with fellow Wolverines! Go Blue! If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Nelson at

*The Hayride will be available weather permitting


U of M Club of GR - Monthly Board of Director Meeting- 1st Wednesday

Our Club Monthly Board of Director Meeting are the 1st Wednesday and open to all members.  The meeting is from 6 to 7 pm at Rhoades McKee (address: 55 Campau Ave NW #300, Grand Rapids, MI 49503). Come join us if you want to learn more about the club and/or get involved!

Go Blue! If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Nelson at



UM Alumni Association Grand Rapids

Welcome to Grand Rapids!
On behalf of the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan, we’d like to invite you to join the U of M Club of Grand Rapids, your connection back to all things Michigan!

The U of M Club of Grand Rapids is part of a network of regional clubs within the United States that are affiliated with the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan. Alumni who are paid members of the Alumni Association are automatically a member of the U of M Club of Grand Rapids, with no additional dues.

The dues paid by Alumni Association members help provide the U of M Club of Grand Rapids with the financial resources, communication tools and support that local club volunteer alumni need to host club events.


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