50th Anniversary Alumni Celebration

We hope you will join us for our All-Alumni Festivities on Saturday, November 5!

Saturday, November 5, 2016
3:00 - 7:00 pm
The Mark Salkind Center, 1639 Oak Street


Schedule of Events

2:45 pm Basketball Round Robin Check-in/Registration at Mark Salkind Center, 1639 Oak Street

  • Teams selected at random (3 v 3 or 4 v 4 depending on turnout)
  • Warm-ups
  • Wear your vintage UrbanWear!

3:00 pm Basketball Tournament Begins!

  • Urban gifts for all participants
  • Food and beverages for spectators
  • UrbanWear for sale
  • 50th Anniversary Exhibition

4:45 pm Prizes awarded to winners and special alum tribute to our tireless champion of the Blues, Leroy Votto, to honor his retirement from teaching and continuation as Urban's Alum Ambassador

5 - 7 pm All-Alumni Reunion and Reception

  • Ribbon cutting of Alumni Blues Lounge and unveiling of Urban timeline
  • Delicious food and drink
  • Live music
  • Urban memorabilia and Urban Legend Faculty Video Project

For information on the All-Community 50th Anniversary Celebration scheduled for Sunday, November 6, please click here. All Alums are cordially invited to register and attend.


Who is invited to the November 5 Alumni events?

All Urban Alums, current and former faculty and staff and their guests. The more the merrier!

What should I wear?  

Anything goes. Gym shoes are required when walking on the Salkind Center Gym floor. But you are welcome to come in festive attire for the 5 pm reception. Locker rooms with showers will be available to athletes who would like to change between events.

Where do I check-in when I arrive?  

Please enter The Mark Salkind Center at 1639 Oak Street for both the basketall tournament and the later reception.

I do not enjoy athletics. Will it still be fun for me to attend the tournament portion of the festivities?  

Yes! We will have food and beverages for spectators in our new Student Commons. And the more attendees, the more fun for all!

I cannot make the basketball game; may I still attend the reception?

Yes! Come to any part of the event that works for your schedule.

May I bring my family?

Another yes, all ages are welcome. Just let us know who’s coming.

Will parking be provided?  

Yes, limited event parking will be offered at the nearby City College of San Francisco - John Adams Center parking lot at Masonic and Hayes. We highly encourage everyone to take public transportation or carpool.


Will food and drinks be served?


Who may I contact if I have any additional questions or need special assistance?  

Please contact Marianne Evans, Director of Alumni Relations via email.