2019 Homecoming
October 25-27

New Campus Projects

All Weekend - Visit the Jeremiah Gunsolley Study Lounge & Kitchen (Class of '69), the Jeremiah Gunsolley mural, Tess Morgan courtyard (Class of '67) and Cheville Chapel group meeting space (Class of '69).


Subject to change. Check back regularly for updates.

Thursday, October 24

Time Event
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. GU4U Student Networking with Alumni Board – Helene Center/Room E101
7:30 p.m.        

Homecoming Production: The Importance of Being Earnest – Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium

(Call Shaw Center Ticket office at 641-784-5296 for reserved seating.)

Friday, October 25

Time Event
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Alumni Board Meeting – Harpham Heritage Chapel
Noon

Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament – Lamoni Municipal Golf Course ($40 entry fee)

Registration and Putting Contest

1:00 p.m. Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament Tee Time
1:00 - 6:00 p.m. Homecoming Registration – Helene Center Atrium
3:00 - 6:00 p.m. Softball Home Run Derby – North Park
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Choir Concert Rehearsal (open to the public) – Shaw Center/Carol Hall

5:00 p.m. Alumni and Friends Awards Banquet – Shaw Center/Lobby ($25 per person)
5:00 p.m. Women's Basketball vs. Haskell Indian Nations University – Closson Center
6:00 p.m. Women's Softball vs. *Alumni – North Park
7:00 p.m. Men's Basketball vs. Lincoln – Closson Center
7:00 p.m. Alumni Art Show & Reception – Helene Center/Constance Art Gallery
7:30 p.m.

Homecoming Production: The Importance of Being Earnest – Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium 

(Call Shaw Center Ticket office at 641.784.5296 for reserved seating.)

10:00 p.m. Student Air Band Show – Closson Center
11:30 p.m. - Midnight

Root Beer Float Party  – Zimmerman-Resch Quad

(In case of rain, location will be moved to Closson Center.)

Saturday, October 26

Time Event
7:00 - 11:00 a.m. Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser – Community of Christ Church/Lamoni
8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Coffee & Donuts – Floyd McDowell Commons
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Homecoming Registration – Helene Center Atrium
8:45 - 10:00 a.m. Women's Volleyball Intra-Squad Scrimmages – Closson Center
8:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Hoop House Garden Open House – east of the Water Tower
9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Ackerley Computer Program Open House – Resch Science and Technology Hall/Room 130
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Solah Brunch – Walker Hall/Solah Lounge
9:00 a.m. Early Risers Guided Campus Walking Tour – Higdon Administration Building/Lobby
9:00 a.m. Seminary and Campus Ministries Reception – Cheville Chapel
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Science Club Student-Alumni Reception – Resch Science and Technology Hall/Room 106
9:30 - 11:00 a.m. Agape Pastry Reception – Gunsolley Hall/Dan B. Kelly Lounge
10:00 a.m. - Noon Hanthorne 25th Anniversary Brunch – Tess Morgan/Great Room
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

International Club Silent Auction – Campus Quad

(In case of rain, location will be moved to Shaw Center on the east side of Carol Hall.)

10:00 a.m. Women's Varsity Volleyball vs. *Alumni – Closson Center
10:00 a.m. Men's JV Soccer vs. *Alumni – NE Practice Field
10:00 a.m. Future Student Campus Tours – Higdon Administration Building/Lobby
10:00 a.m. Choir Concert – Shaw Center/Auditorium
11:00 a.m. Men's Varsity Volleyball vs. *Alumni – Closson Center
11:15 a.m.

Pep Rally with Gadets and Cheer Squad – Shaw Center Amphitheatre

(In case of rain, location will be moved to the Shaw Center Lobby.)

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Yellowjacket Tailgate Party – Campus Quad

($5 per person or student meal plan)

(In case of rain, event will be cancelled. Lunch will be available in the Commons.)

11:30 a.m. Women's JV Soccer vs. *Alumni – NE Practice Field
11:35 a.m.

Annual Alumni Association Forum – Shaw Center Amphitheatre

(In case of rain, location will be moved to the Shaw Center Lobby.)

Noon - 1:30 p.m. Hall of Fame/Wall of Fame Luncheon – Higdon Administration Building/Harpham Heritage Chapel
Noon - 2:00 p.m. Shalom Open House – Tess Morgan/Main Lounge
12:15 p.m.

Homecoming Court Crowning – Shaw Center Amphitheatre

(In case of rain, location will be moved to the Shaw Center Lobby.)

12:15 p.m.

Future Student Sub and Pizza Party – West Entrance, Huntsman Football Field

(In case of rain, location will be moved to Resch Science and Technology Hall/Room 106.)

12:35 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Tug of War – Campus Quad
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hanthorne 25th Anniversary Open House – Tess Morgan/Hanthorne Lounge
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Khiyah 25th Anniversay Open House – Tess Morgan/Khiyah Lounge
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Social Clubs, Emeriti, Class of 1969 & 1994 Hospitality Room – Resch Science and Technology Hall/Room 103
1:00 p.m. Alumni Ultimate Frisbee Showdown – Sand Volleyball Courts
1:35 p.m.

Freeman Awards Presentation – Huntsman Field

(In case of rain, location will be moved to Closson.)

2:00 p.m.

Homecoming Football Game vs. Clarke University – Huntsman Field
Half-time Hall of Fame Inductions

The Gadets, Cheer Squad and Marching Yellowjackets will be performing.

(Tickets available at the gate: Adults $5, Students $3, Senior Citizens (60 and over) $3, Kids (12 and under) FREE.)

2:00 p.m. Ergo and Friends Recital – Shaw Center/Carol Hall
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

21st Annual GALA & SAGE Reception – Resch Science and Technology Hall/Room 106

Gay and lesbian acceptance celebration hosted by Bill '60 and Lois Russell '67.

5:00 p.m. 50-Year Honor Class Dinner – Higdon Administration Building/Harpham Heritage Chapel
5:00 p.m. Honor Class Dinners – Shaw Center/Lobby ($25 per person)
6:00 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Central Methodist University – "The Razz" Soccer Facility  
7:30 p.m.

Homecoming Production: The Importance of Being Earnest – Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium

(Call Shaw Center Ticket office at 641-784-5296 for reserved seating.)

8:30 p.m. Men's Soccer vs. Central Methodist University – "The Razz" Soccer Facility  
9:30 p.m.

Contemporary Folk Duo Concert with John Atkinson '00 and Matt Binnicker '99 – Shaw Center/Carol Hall

Sunday, October 27

Time Event
8:00 a.m. Crescent Breakfast – Higdon Administration Building/Harpham Heritage Chapel
8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Powell House Pancake Breakfast – Gunsolley Hall/Jeremiah Gunsolley Study Lounge Kitchen
10:30 a.m. Homecoming Worship Service – Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium
11:30 a.m.

The President's Brunch – Shaw Center/Lobby (Presidential Society Members Only)

2:00 p.m.

Homecoming Production: The Importance of Being Earnest – Shaw Center/Shaw Family Auditorium

(Call Shaw Center Ticket office at 641.784.5296 for reserved seating.)

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