Preview Day - October 20

Located in South Carolina, Southern Wesleyan University is a Christ-centered, student-focused learning community dedicated to transforming lives.

Professors provide one-on-one mentoring outside the classroom at Southern Wesleyan University

The faith-filled community at SWU is comprised of students, faculty and staff who are passionate about learning and growing, both inside and outside of the classroom.

Fine Arts Events at SWU

Whether you come for a campus visit, fine arts program, or athletic event, SWU seeks to provide educational and cultural opportunities not just to our campus community but to the greater community around us.


Come join the Homecoming fun on October 20 & 21, 2017

Fill the Hill Warrior Homecoming 2017

Don’t miss your class reunion! Plans are being finalized for these groups to have a special time together:  Classes of 1966-68, 1977, 1987, 1997, and 2007



We are accepting applications for vendor fair booths and concessions. Please download and submit the vendor registration form.


Friday, Oct. 20

8:30 a.m. - 2 p..m. – National Alumni Board meeting – Bryant Lodge

5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. – Alumni Awards Banquet – The Founders

7 - 7:30 p.m.  – Open Reception - Childs Hall Lobby

7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. –  Fill the Hill Kickoff Concert, featuring Comedian John Crist – Newton-Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center Auditorium (See more details below.) 


Saturday, Oct. 21

8 - 10 a.m.  – Walk Through Stuart-Bennett Hall - Open House and "a last look" at rooms before renovation into offices.

8 a.m. - 12 p.m. – Morning Registration – Front Lawn, New Residence Hall

8 a.m. - 10 a.m. – Breakfast with Dr. and Mrs. Voss – Front Porch, New Residence Hall

10 a.m. - 11 a.m. – Homecoming Chapel – Dupin Amphitheatre

11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. – Homecoming Parade – Wesleyan Drive

11:30 a.m. – Women's Basketball Alumni Game – Historic Tysinger

12 p.m. - 2 p.m. – BBQ Lunch – Behind Sheriff Flag Plaza

  • Adults, $10
  • Children 5-11, $5
  • Children 4 and under eat free
  • $30 maximum per family.

(Ticket includes SWU Fill the Hill souvenir cup, which allows free refills all day)

12 p.m. - 6 p.m. – Kids Zone Inflatables – Behind Sherriff Flag Plaza

12 p.m. - 6 p.m. – Vendors and Concessions – Gilbert Track and Field

12:45 p.m.  – Bench Dedications - Sheriff National Guard Memorial Flag Plaza

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.  – Women’s Soccer Game – Gilbert Track and Field

3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. – Men’s Soccer Game – Gilbert Track and Field

5 p.m. - 6 p.m. – Dinner – Behind Sheriff Flag Plaza – $7 per adult, $3 per child, $20 maximum per family

Homecoming Celebration featuring comedian John Crist

Comedian John Crist will perform at Southern Wesleyan University

We are excited to host our 2017 Homecoming artist, comedian John Crist!

Homecoming Celebration featuring comedian John Crist
Newton-Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center
Friday, October 20, 2017 — 7:30pm (Doors open at 7pm)
Admission: Free

Sponsored by Nationwide Insurance

With over 100 million video views, comedian and viral sensation John Crist is the next big thing in standup comedy. Whether you know him from viral videos like “Millennial International,” “Road Rage in the Church Parking Lot,” or BuzzFeed’s “Signs You Grew Up Christian,” Crist has solidified his comedic prowess with over 200 live shows a year, highlighted by recent television appearances on Live at Gotham and Laughs on Fox.

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