50th Anniversary Gala

Join us for our 50th Anniversary Gala on May 17, 2024, with festivities throughout the day and evening activities starting at 5:00 p.m. at Embassy Suites. Regardless, if you were a graduate from the College of Architecture or a predecessor program, we welcome all alumni and friends of the college to join.

Serve as a representative for your class by spreading the word about this event and share this web link with your friends. Make sure to mark your calendar for this can't-miss event. Looking forward to seeing you there!

Registration is Open!

Click here to register. Register by March 30th and recieve early bird pricing.

NOTE: Students will receive a separate registration form that is forthcoming.


May 17th, 2024


Daytime activities

Group Tours of Architecture Hall
12pm - We are hosting a group tour on May 17. The tour will start from the Architecture Hall LINK atrium and proceed from there. If you have any questions, please call 402-472-9212.

Class Events
If you would like to add your class event or gathering to the Gala's Agenda, please fill out this form, and it will be added to the list of events planned for the day.

Evening Activities

Embassy Suites Lincoln
1040 P St.
Lincoln, NE 68508

Registration/Check-In: 5:00pm
Alumni & Friends Cocktail Hour: 5:00-7:30pm
Graduation Ceremony: 6-7:15pm
Gala Celebration: 7:30-9pm

If you have any questions, contact us at (402) 472-9212.

Be a Sponsor!

If you are interested in sponsoring a table or being an event sponsor, contact Cameron Andreesen, Director of Development, UNL at 402-458-1191, 800-432-3216 cameron.andreesen@nufoundation.org.  Here are some sponsorship options for you to consider.

Hotels & Discounts

Hotels of interest include (in order of distance from the UNL College of Architecture Bldg):

  • Embassy Suites Lincoln, 1040 P St. (250 guest suites)
  • The Graduate Lincoln, 141 North 9th St. (233 guest rooms)
  • The Courtyard Marriott Hotel, 808 R St. 
     Click here to register with the Courtyard Marriott at $179 per night.
  • Hilton Garden Inn Lincoln Downtown/Haymarket, 801 R St.

Remember to book your hotel rooms early as it is graduation weekend!

Parking Info

If you are driving to the College of Architecture for our event, the closest public parking structure is the "Que Place Garage" parking deck on the southeast corner of Q Street and 11th Street.

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Be an Ambassador!

Help us promote the 50th Anniversary Gala with your testimonial

video. Click here!