2015 Homecoming Dates:
October 16, 17, and 18, 2015


**Please Note **
Below is the 2014 Homecoming Schedule

This is the 2014 Homecoming Schedule.  While some activities will be different, this should give you an idea of the flow of the weekend's activities while we work on the 2015 schedule.


Thursday, October 16

7:30 p.m. Homecoming Musical Into the Woods --  Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium

Friday, October 17

1 - 8 p.m. Homecoming Registration -- Helene Center/Atrium
1:00 p.m. Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament Registration - Lamoni Golf Course $40 entry fee.  Play starts at 1:30.
5:00 p.m. 15th Annual Alumni Emeriti and Awards Banquet -- Shaw Center/Lobby (please pre-register)
5:30 p.m. Women's Basketball vs. Alumni -- Closson Center
6:00 p.m. Women's Softball vs. Alumni -- North Park
7:00 p.m. Alumni Art Show and Reception featuring Kekailoa Palea '08 --Helene Center/The Constance Gallery
7:30 p.m. Men's Basketball vs. Alumni -- Closson Center
7:30 p.m. Homecoming Musical Into the Woods --  Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium
10:30 p.m. 30th Annual Student Airband Competition -- Closson Center

Saturday, October 18

8:00 - 8:40 Choir Rehearsal with Alumni -- Shaw Center/Rm 179
8:30 - 4:00 Homecoming Registration -- Helene Center/Atrium
8:30 a.m. Alumni Netters Homecoming Tennis Rally Registration -- McKain Tennis Courts.  Play starts at 9.
8:30 a.m. Funky 'n' Fun OI 5K Run/Walk -- University Place turn-around $20 Alumni/$5 Students.  Run starts at 9.
9:00 a.m. Women's Volleyball Inter-Squad Scrimmage -- Closson Center
9:00 a.m. Social Clubs Reunion -- MSC/Americas Rooms
9:00 a.m. Agape House Meet and Greet with Sweets -- Gunsolley Hall/Main Lobby
9 - 11 Paloma House Reception -- Higdon Administration Building/Harpham Heritage Chapel
9 - 11 Science & Math Open House & Busy Bees Corner -- Resch Science & Technology Hall/Rm 104
9 - Noon Ackerley Computer Program Open House -- Resch Science & Technology Hall/Rm 130
9 - Noon GU International Club Silent Auction -- Campus Quad
9 - 3 Never a Stranger Book Signing by author Richard Foster '64 -- MSC/Enter.NetC@fe
9:30 a.m. Concert Choir and Chamber Singers Concert -- Shaw Center/Carol Hall
9:30 a.m. Women's Volleyball Inter-squad Scrimmage -- Closson Center
9:30 - Noon Hanthorne House Brunch Social -- Katie (Hunter) Hensley's home
10:00 a.m. Alumni Association Forum -- Shaw Center Amphitheatre
10:00 a.m. Future Student Campus Tours -- Higdon Administration Building/Lobby
10:00 a.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Alumni -- Closson Center
10:00 a.m. Women's Soccer vs. Alumni -- "The Razz"
10 - Noon Solah Alumni Brunch -- Walker Hall/Third Floor
10 - Noon Crack in the Curtain Book Signing by author Selatin Softa '94 -- Campus Quad
10:30 Concert Choir and Chamber Singers Concert -- Shaw Center/Carol Hall
11:00 a.m. Pep Rally -- Shaw Center Amphitheatre
11:00 a.m. Men's Soccer vs. Alumni -- "The Razz"
11:00 a.m. Men's Volleyball vs. Alumni -- Closson Center
11 - 2 Sariah Open House -- West Tess Morgan/3rd floor
11:30 a.m. Homecoming Court Crowning -- Shaw Center Amphitheatre
11:30 - 1:30 BBQ Tailgate Party -- Campus Quad
11:45 a.m. Tug of War House Competition (Students and Alumni) -- Campus Quad
Noon Yellowjacket Jazz -- Shaw Center Amphitheatre
12:15 p.m. Future Student Sub and Pizza Party -- East of the Hampton Center
12:30 - 1:30 Nicaragua Reunion -- Resch Science & Technology Hall/Rm 106
1:00 p.m. Graceland Players Improv Troupe -- Shaw Center/JR Theatre
1:00 p.m. “Go GU!” COC Congregational Reps Reception -- Higdon Administration Building/Harpham Chapel
1 - 4 p.m. Emeriti, Class of '64, and Class of '89 Hospitality Room -- MSC/Americas Rooms
1 - 5 p.m. Hoop House Garden Open House -- East of the water tower
1 - 5 p.m. Hanthorne Open House Celebrating 20 Years -- Tess Morgan Residence Hall/Lower Level
1:30 p.m. Shaw Center Art Gallery Tour -- Shaw Center/Art Gallery
1:30 p.m. Graceland Trivia Challenge -- F.M. Smith Library. Play will begin at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. Homecoming Football Game vs. Central Methodist -- Huntsman Field $5 Adults/$3 Senior Citizens and Visiting Students with ID/Children 12 and Under, GU Faculty, Staff and Students with ID are Free
2:00 p.m. Music Department Recital -- Shaw Center/Carol Hall
2 - 4 p.m. Amanda Blum's Senior Art Exhibit Reception -- Helene Center/Student Gallery
3:00 p.m. Behind the Scenes of Into the Woods -- Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium
3 - 5 p.m. 16th Annual GALA Reception -- Hosted by Bill & Lois Russel in their home.
3 - 5 p.m. 25 Years of Enactus/SIFE Open House -- MSC/Inside the west doors
5:00 p.m. Class of 1964 Honor Class Dinner -- Higdon Administration Building/Harpham Heritage Chapel
5:00 p.m. Honor Class Dinners -- Shaw Center/Lobby
5:30 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Baker -- "The Razz"  $5 Adults/$3 Senior Citizens and Visiting Students with ID/Children 12 and Under, GU Faculty, Staff and Students with ID are Free
6 - 9 p.m. Tabitha Gonzalez's Senior Art Show Reception -- Helene Center/Critique Area
8:00 p.m. The Morticians Concert Celebrating 50 Years -- MSC/Main Room  Free admission.
6:30 p.m. Friends of Nicaragua Gathering -- Hosted by Max & Cindy Pitt in their home.
7:30 p.m. Homecoming Musical Into the Woods --  Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium
7:30 p.m. Men's Soccer vs. Baker -- "The Razz"  $5 Adults/$3 Senior Citizens and Visiting Students with ID/Children 12 and Under, GU Faculty, Staff and Students with ID are Free
8:00 p.m. The Morticians Concert Celebrating 50 Years -- MSC/Main Room  Free admission.
10:00 p.m. Graceland’s Got Talent…Homecoming Edition – MSC/Main Room

Sunday, October 19

8:00 a.m. Crescent Breakfast and Garden Dedication -- Higdon Administration Building/Harpham Heritage Chapel
9:00 a.m. Alumni Choir Rehearsal -- Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium
10:30 a.m. Homecoming Worship Service -- Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium
11:45 a.m. The President's Brunch -- MSC/Main Room -- Presidential Society Members Only
2:00 p.m. Homecoming Musical Into the Woods --  Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium
2:00 p.m. Men's JV Soccer --"The Razz"  $5 Adults/$3 Senior Citizens and Visiting Students with ID/Children 12 and Under, GU Faculty, Staff and Students with ID are Free
4:00 p.m. Women's JV Soccer -- "The Razz"  $5 Adults/$3 Senior Citizens and Visiting Students with ID/Children 12 and Under, GU Faculty, Staff and Students with ID are Free

Honor Class Dinners

Honor Class Dinners will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 18.  The 50 year class will meet in the Harpham Heritage Chapel in the Higdon Administration Building.  All other Honor Classes will meet in the Shaw Center Lobby.  Tickets are required at $25 per person and may be purchased online.  Please pre-register for dinners.  Tickets may also be purchased at Homecoming Registration in the Helene Center Atrium during Homecoming.  Day care will be available 4:30 - 11 p.m. at Funshine Learning Center, 423 N Walnut.