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May 4 - May 7, 2018
Reunion 2018 

reunion 2018

All Class Reunion

The Renaissance Nashville Hotel, 611 Commerce Street, Nashville, TN  37203, is the Official Headquarters Hotel for the 2018 Fisk Alumni All Class Reunion. Rooms have been reserved for Fisk Alumni. Reservations must be made directly with Marriott Reservations (staffed 24/7): 888-236-2427 and reference the Fisk University Annual Reunion and the dates 05/04/18 – 05/07/18 OR use the following link to make reservations via the web: Book your group rate for Fisk University Our special group rate is $232 USD per night (single, double, triple, or quad) and is effective until April  3, 2018. The availability of rooms is on first come, first serve basis.


Anniversary classes for Reunion 2018 are those ending in 3 and 8. We will highlight the Class of 1943 (Platinum), the Class of 1968 (Golden) and the Class of 1993 (Silver). We will welcome the Class of 2018!



The following is a brief outline of the activity schedule as of February 2018:

Friday, May 4, 2018

  • Registration, 9 am - 8 pm (Several sites)
  • President’s Annual Golf Outing – Ted Rhodes Golf Course (7 a.m. Registration/ 7:30 am Tee Off)Register:
  • Annual Fish Fry – 11 am – 4 pm, The Richardson House Lawn
  • Alumni & Friends Authors Book Fair, 1- 5 p.m., John Hope and Aurelia Elizabeth Franklin Library
    • Panel, 4-5 pm, Second Floor – John Hope and Aurelia Elizabeth Franklin Library
  • Fisk Alumni College, 1-4 p.m., various locations. Attend “mini classes” and catch-up on current selective course offerings taught by current Fisk professors.
  • Welcome Back All White Alumni Party - 4-7 pm, Cravath Lawn (All white attire!)


  • GAAFU, Inc, Annual Meeting, 6-7 pm, Fisk Memorial Chapel
  • Class of 1973 Karaoke Event - Sub Shop – 8 p.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Midnight Cruise, 11:45 pm - 2 am, General Jackson Showboat (Casual Attire)


Saturday, May 5, 2018

  • Breakfast, 8 am, Adam K. Spence Hall, Cecile B. Jefferson Dining Room
  • Art Gallery Tours and Yard Fest
  • Silver Sons & Daughters Luncheon, 12 noon, Adams K. Spence Hall – Multi-Purpose Room (class of 1993)
  • Class Photos for Goldens, 12-1 pm, taken at the site of your Class Meeting
    • 1943 - Jubilee Hall
    • 1948 - Jubilee Hall
    • 1953 - Jubilee Hall
    • 1958 - Jubilee Hall
    • 1963 - Jubilee Hall
  • Golden Class of 1968 will hold Class Meeting in The Little Theatre which will be available at 12 Noon.
  • Golden Class of 1968 Photo - 3:45 p.m. on steps behind Cravath. Rain location will be in The Little Theatre.
  • Class Photos on the steps of the John Hope and Aurelia Elizabeth Franklin Library for the classes listed below, starting at 2 pm, followed by Class Meetings. Rain Location: Henderson A. Johnson Memorial Gymnasium.
    • 1973 at 2:00 pm
    • 1978 at 2:10 pm
    • 1983 at 2:20 pm
    • 1988 at 2:30 pm
    • 1993 at 2:40 pm
    • 1998 at 2:55 pm
    • 2003 at 3:10 pm
    • 2008 at 3:20 pm
    • 2013 at 3:30 pm
  • Class Photos for Classes not ending in”3” or “8” will be taken simultaneously at designated areas. Class agents must contact Alumni Affairs to reserve a time between 2 pm and 4pm
  • Class Meetings immediately following Class Photo in designated rooms on campus.
  • Pre-Gala Social, 6:30 pm, Renaissance Hotel - Nashville
  • Gala Banquet, 7:30 pm, Renaissance Hotel - Nashville (Cocktail attire)


Sunday, May 6, 2018

  • Breakfast, 8:00 am, Adam K. Spence Hall - Cecile B. Jefferson Dining Room
  • Baccalaureate, 10 am, Fisk Memorial Chapel (Special seating for Class of '93 and all Goldens)
  • Golden Sons and Daughters Luncheon, 12 noon, Appleton Room - Jubilee Hall
  • Class of 1968 Golden Memorial Service, 2 pm, Fisk Memorial Chapel
  • “Pop-up Event” – Class of 1968 – The Sub Shop
  • Class Photo Pick-up  - 4 - 8 pm – Richardson House
  • Commencement 2018 Concert Fisk Jubilee Singers, 7:30 pm, Fisk Memorial Chapel


Monday, May 7, 2018

  • Breakfast, 8:00 am, Adam K. Spence Hall - Cecile B. Jefferson Dining Room
  • Fisk University 144th Commencement Exercises, (Special seating for Class of '93 and all Goldens)
    MT. ZION BAPTIST CHURCH - 7594 Old Hickory Blvd. // Nashville, TN 37189


For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at 800-443-ALUM (2586) or email


Alumni  2018 Directory:

2018 Fisk Alumni Directory Deadline Extension!

The 2018 Fisk Alumni Directory will move into the directory publication phase soon. We want all Fisk alumni to be included. If you received a notice via postcard or email, and have not responded to these notices, but would like to be included, you must call 1-866-621-9491 (toll-free) immediately. Even if your contact information has not changed, you must call to verify the accuracy of your alumni information in order to be included in our 2018 directory. If there are alumni who have received no notices, but want to be included, you must call the toll-free number 1-866-621-9491. Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. (CST).


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