Join the fun in week leading up to Homecoming and Family Weekend

Homecoming and Family Weekend will include a jam-packed week of activities Sept. 24 – Oct. 1 leading up to the big game on Oct. 1. Below are highlights of each day. Many activities require advance registration. More information is available here.

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Alumni Baseball Game, 9:30 a.m., Francis Field. ’67 and ’07 championship teams will be honored.
  • Football vs. Knox College, 1 p.m., Ingalls Field. Championship baseball teams from ’67 and ’07 will be honored.
  • Alumni Baseball Gathering at Roadhouse Pizza, 102 Watson St. A gathering of alumni and current baseball players, and members of the Red Hawks Kettle Club are invited to a 4 p.m. gathering.

Sunday, Sept. 25

  • Alumni Softball Game, 12:30 p.m., Tracy Field. 2011 Midwest Conference championship team will be honored at noon.
  • Men’s Soccer vs. Cornell College, 1 p.m., Prairie Field
  • Women’s Soccer vs. Cornell College, 3:30 p.m., Prairie Field

Tuesday, Sept. 27

  • Pep Rally & Lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Memorial Green Space tent. Fall team captains, Dance Team, Pep Band, athletics rummage sale, Team Trivia, Tic Tac Toe, Student Senate Straw Poll, Voter Registration
  • Women’s Tennis vs. Dominican University, 3 p.m., Larson Courts

Wednesday, Sept. 28

  • Panel on Media and the 2016 Election, 6 p.m., Great Hall, Harwood Memorial Union. Sponsored by Center for Politics and the People.
  • Homecoming Trivia Night Team Activity, 8-10 p.m., The Pub, Harwood Memorial Union

Thursday, Sept. 29

  • Alumni Career Day, free LinkedIn headshots and opportunities for students to connect with alumni and recruiters, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pickard Commons
  • Women’s Soccer vs. Finlandia University, 3:30 p.m., Prairie Field
  • Homecoming & Family Weekend Rockin’ Roadhouse Pizza for alumni, parents, faculty, staff
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Roadhouse Pizza
  • Class of 2017 VIP Party, 6-9 p.m., Roadhouse Pizza

Friday, Sept. 30

  • Open classes for alumni and families to attend (Registration requested).
  • Lip-Sync Contest Team Activity, 8 p.m., The Pub, Harwood Memorial Union
  • Movie Night (TBD), 9 p.m., Bear Auditorium, Farr Hall of Science

Saturday, Oct. 1

  • Walk on the Prairie with Professor of Biology George “Skip: Wittler, 10 a.m., trailhead behind Storzer
  • Tours of Storzer Center Project, 10:45 a.m., Storzer Center
  • Homecoming Picnic and Rockin’ Spirit Activities for all students, parents and alumni Recognition of ’66, ’96 and ’01 football teams, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Memorial Green Space tent
  • Football vs. Macalaster College, 1 p.m., Ingalls Field
  • Women’s Tennis vs. UW-Stout, 3:30 p.m., Larson Courts
  • Fireworks, 9 p.m., Upper Sadoff Field

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Homecoming & Family Weekend, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016