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Purple and Gold Reunion

Registration Now Open!

Purple & Gold Weekend July 28-30


All 2023 Purple & Gold attendees must register for the weekend using one of the options below. For help with registration, contact or call 828.227.7335


Package Options


All-Inclusive with On-Campus Lodging ($175 early bird; $200 after June 1) 

Purple & Gold Reunion Group Photo


The most cost-effective way to enjoy the 2023 Purple & Gold weekend! This package guarantees you'll be a part of all the fun on campus, including all activities, meals, and Friday and Saturday night lodging on-campus in Balsam Hall.




All-Inclusive without Lodging ($100 early bird; $125 after June 1)

For those who want to enjoy the entire 2023 Purple & Gold weekend but wish to stay off-campus: this package is for you! This registration includes all activities and meals for Purple and Gold. (Take advantage of WCU Alumni Engagement's room block at the Comfort Inn Sylva by calling 828.477.4950 or by visiting Comfort Inn of Sylva.




Purple & Gold: A La Carte Registration (prices vary)

If you can only join us for a day, use this option to register for the events you can attend. Please note that each event requires an RSVP.




Schedule of Events

* Schedule Subject to Change *

Friday, July 28th
Reunion Check-In | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Balsam Hall Front Entrance

Purple & Gold Luncheon


Welcome Home Evening Social | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Innovation Cullowhee, on Campus

Saturday, July 29th

Reunion Central | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm 
Blue Ridge Conference Room

Breakfast | 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Courtyard Dining Hall

Campus Tours | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Departs from “Catafount”, center campus

Chancellor Brown at Reunion


Lunch, Buffet Style! | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Grand Room, Hinds University Center (UC 302)

State of the University with Chancellor Kelli R. Brown | 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Grand Room, Hinds University Center (UC 302)  

Group Photo | 1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Alumni Tower

Campus Connection Panel Series | 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Location: TBD

Reunion Dinner | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Class of 1973: Grand Room, Hinds University Center (302)
Teaching Fellows Celebration: Sunset Room, Brown Hall

Purple & Gold Group Photo


PURPLE PARTY! | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Terrace, Water Rock Hall

Sunday, July 30th
Farewell Breakfast | 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Courtard Dining Hall

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