2016 Homecoming Dates:
September 30 - October 2

 

** Please Note **
The schedule is subject to change.  Please check back often.

Thursday, September 29

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

Friday, September 30

1 - 8 p.m. Homecoming Registration -- Helene Center/Atrium
1:00 p.m. Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament Registration - Lamoni Golf Course ($40 entry fee)
4:00 p.m. Choir Concert -- Shaw Center/Carol Hall
5:00 p.m. 16th Annual Alumni Emeriti and Awards Banquet -- Shaw Center/Lobby ($25 per person)
5:00 p.m. Women's Basketball vs. *Alumni -- Closson Center
6:00 p.m. Varsity Baseball vs. *Alumni -- North Park/Chase Stadium
6:00 p.m. Women's Softball vs. *Alumni -- North Park
7:00 p.m. Alumni Art Show and Reception -- Helene Center/The Constance Gallery
7:00 p.m. Men's Basketball vs. *Alumni -- Closson Center
7:30 p.m. Homecoming Musical --  Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium
10:00 p.m. 32nd Annual Student Airband Competition -- Closson Center

Saturday, October 1

8:30 - 4:00 Homecoming Registration -- Helene Center/Atrium
8:30 a.m. Funky 'n' Fun Outreach International 5K Run/Walk -- University Place turn-around ($20 Alumni, $5 Students).
9:00 a.m. Social Clubs Reunion -- MSC/Americas Rooms
9:00 a.m. Women's JV Volleyball Intra-Squad Scrimmage -- Closson Center
9 - 11 Ackerley Computer Program Open House -- Resch Science & Technology Hall/Rm 130
9 - 1 GU International Club Silent Auction -- Campus Quad
9:30 - 10:30  Science & Math Open House & Busy Bees Corner -- Resch Science & Technology Hall/Rm 104
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. Men's Varsity Volleyball vs. *Alumni -- Closson Center
10:00 a.m. Women's JV Soccer vs. *Alumni -- "The Razz" Soccer Facility
10:30 a.m. Choir Concert -- Shaw Center/Carol Hall
11:00 a.m. Pep Rally -- Shaw Center Amphitheatre
11:00 a.m. Men's JV Soccer vs. *Alumni -- "The Razz" Soccer Facility
11:30 a.m. Women's Volleyball vs. MidAmerica Nazarene -- Closson Center
11:30 a.m. Homecoming Court Crowning -- Shaw Center Amphitheatre
11:30 - 1:30 Yellowjacket Tailgate Party -- Campus Quad
11:45 a.m. Tug of War -- Campus Quad
Noon Yellowjacket Jazz -- Shaw Center Amphitheatre
Noon Lunch of Champions for 2006 SIFE and Men's Soccer -- Higdon Administration Building/Harpham Heritage Chapel
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!” CofChrist Congregational Reps Reception/Cheville Chapel
1 - 4 p.m. Emeriti, Class of '66, and Class of '91 Hospitality Room -- MSC/Americas Rooms
1 - 5 p.m. Hoop House Garden Open House -- East of the water tower
2:00 p.m. Homecoming Football Game vs. Evangel University -- Huntsman Field
Half time presentations of the Freeman Awards and Hall of Fame Induction.
2:00 p.m. Ergo and Friends Recital -- Shaw Center/Carol Hall
3 - 5 p.m. 18th Annual GALA Reception -- Resch Science & Technology Hall/Rm 106
5:00 p.m. Class of 1966 Honor Class Dinner -- Higdon Administration Building/Harpham Heritage Chapel ($25 per person)
5:00 p.m. Honor Class Dinners -- Shaw Center/Lobby ($25 per person)
6:00 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Evangel University -- "The Razz" Soccer Facility
6:30 p.m. Friends of Nicaragua Reunion -- Max & Cindy Pitt's home
7:30 p.m. Homecoming Musical --  Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium
8:00 p.m. Men's Soccer vs. Evangel University -- "The Razz" Soccer Facility
8:00 p.m. The Unpredictables -- MSC/Main Room
9 - 10:30 p.m. Graceland’s Got Talent…Homecoming Edition – MSC/Main Room

Sunday, October 2

8:00 a.m. Crescent Breakfast -- Higdon Administration Building/Harpham Heritage Chapel
9:30 - 9:50  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 --  Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium
2:00 p.m. JV Football vs. Simpson College -- Huntsman Field
TBD Men's JV Soccer -- "The Razz" Soccer Facility
TBD Women's JV Soccer -- "The Razz" Soccer Facility

*Former athletes and musicans are invited to participate in indicated sports and music events.