UAF Nanook Rendezvous

July 21-23, 2022



Thank you for joining Join us for the 2022 Nanook Rendezvous reunion!


We hope you were able to attend some or all of this year's reunion events. Tell us what you thought! Please take this brief survey (link to survey). We'd love your feedback about the event to help us plan for future reunions. You can still download the flyer to help you remember all the fun

Be sure to make your plans for the 2023 Nanook Rendezvous alumni reunion. We hope to see you next year!  Follow us on Facebook for updated information on  alumni events and activities.


Thursday, July 21

Welcome and alumni awards ceremony

4:30-7 p.m.

UA Museum of the North

Join us as we kick off the Nanook Rendezvous alumni reunion at the UA Museum of the North. See the new bowhead whale skeleton and celebrate our awardees.

Music at the garden

7 p.m.

Charles Georgeson Botanical Garden

After the awards ceremony, check out Music at the Garden at the Georgeson Botanical Garden. Visit the UAF Summer Sessions webpage for more information about this free concert and other events.

Friday, July 22

Campus day

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Various locations on the Troth Yeddha' campus

Join us for a fun filled day on campus. All events are free and open to alumni, family and friends. NOTE: Some events have been updated due to increased COVID-19 counts.

  • 9-11 a.m.—Breakfast Mixer
  • 10-11 a.m.—Campus Tour with Nook
  • 10 a.m.-2 p.m.—Alaska Nanooks Open House at the Patty Center
  • Noon-2 p.m.—Lunch in Constitution Park
  • 2-4 p.m.—College of Engineering and Mines Open House and Tour

Nanook night at the Goldpanners

7 p.m.

Growden Memorial Park

Bring your family and friends to Nanook Night at the Alaska Goldpanners baseball game. Admission is free with a UAFAA ticket (PDF download).

Saturday, July 23

Golden Days Parade

10 a.m.-noon

Downtown Fairbanks

Join UAF for the annual Golden Days Grande Parade. This year’s theme is Fortune Favors the Gold. All are welcome to walk in the parade. Participants will receive a new UAF T-shirt. Family members are also welcome to attend. If you're interested in riding on the float, please let us know as soon as possible. A variety of signs will be provided for those who want to carry them. No homemade signs will be allowed as part of the UAF float.

Here are a few other things you need to know:

The parade is 2.1 miles long. If you would like to ride on the float, please let us know soon.

Participants must be in the north Carlson Center parking lot no later than 9:30 a.m. to get positioned before the parade begins at 10 a.m. There will be no parking at the Carlson Center for participants. The parade route will be posted when it becomes available.

All weekend


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