On the morning of May 13th, Qingdao University held “Retracing Roads in College, Reliving Memory of Alma Mater" excursion activities in Fushan campus. Party standing committee member, Vice president Shao Bin, Wang Liming, Xia Dongwei, Li Jun attended the opening ceremony and participated in the activity with more than 1,300 students and alumni.
In May 2013, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the colleges mergering, May 14th was officially marked as the anniversary of the founding of Qingdao University. It also designated the second Sunday of Mays as Homecoming Day, coincided with Mother's Day. As an important content of this year's homecoming activities, “Retracing Roads in College, Reliving Memory of Alma Mater" excursion received a positive response from teachers and students and alumni. Organized by alumni office and other departments , teachers and students of 28 colleges (School of Economics, etc.) as well as alumni representatives from Beijing, Shanghai, Jinan and other 15 provinces teamed up for the activities.