Homecoming

Friday, October 24

SWU Preview Day

Prospective students are encouraged to take advantage of all the great preview activities happening around campus including a campus chapel experience, a campus tour, a complimentary lunch, and a campus fair. More info about Preview Day

 

National Alumni Board Meeting

12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Mitchell Conference Room, Jennings Campus Life Center

 

The National Alumni Board is an organization of former SWU students working to engage alumni in the life of the University. Interested in serving with the board? Contact the Alumni Office for more details.

 

Alumni Tailgate and Volleyball Game

Tailgate at 5:15 p.m.; Volleyball game begins at 6:00 p.m.; The Quad, outside Historic Tysinger Gymnasium

 

Join alumni of all ages for pizza, music, and games before the Warrior Volleyball game on the Quad outside of Historic Tysinger Gymnasium.

 

Order a Blue Box online

or contact Ethan Cashwell in the Alumni Office at 864-644-5383 or .

Saturday, October 25

Fill the Hill Registration

7:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., Flagpole Plaza, across from Clayton Welcome Center

Stop by the Registration Tent to let us know you came to campus! Pick up your Blue Box, purchase meal tickets, and start your day off right!

Run 2 Fall 5K

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., race begins at 8:00 a.m., in front of Clayton Welcome Center

Run the race, keep the faith at this annual Homecoming tradition. For information on the 5k and how to register, please visit www.swu.edu/run2fall

Driving Range and Putting Green

8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy a bucket of golf balls on us! Improve your game with golf balls provided by the Alumni Association.

Coffee with the President

8:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., Blue Hill Coffee & Tea Co., Jennings Campus Life Center

Have some free coffee and time with Dr. and Mrs. Voss at the newly established Blue Hill Coffee & Tea Co., a cutting-edge coffee company managed and staffed by students.

Morning Campus Tour

9:00 a.m., Blue Hill Coffee & Tea Co., Jennings Campus Life Center

Experience a tour around College Hill, led by one of our Presidential Ambassadors.

Homecoming Chapel

10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Newton-Hobson Chapel

Come and gather with us as we worship together, introduce our Homecoming Court, and celebrate what the Lord is doing in our midst.

Homecoming Parade

12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m., Wesleyan Drive, commentary and float judging outside Newton Hobson Chapel

Transition from Homecoming Chapel to the first annual Homecoming Parade! Watch students, faculty, staff, and community members participate in this celebration of community and creativity. Follow the parade down to the soccer field for lunch!

Reunion Cookout and Student Concert

12:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Bryant Lodge

Get together with the entire SWU Community at Bryant Lodge for lunch. $6.75 per plate, or a la carte. All are encouraged to “Choose a Side” during lunch, and join the historic battle between the Philomathean and Keewanis Societies. All PLS/KLS Alumni are asked to stay for a picture outside in the traditional “P” or “K” shape.

Alumni are encouraged to reunite with their decade at the decade tables, or in the SWU Young Alums Section. Enjoy time before the Soccer Games playing lawn games and listening to live music from current SWU students.

Kid’s Zone Inflatables

12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Childs Field

Inflatables are provided for children of all ages during both men’s and women’s soccer games.

Women’s Soccer Game and Homecoming Choir

3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Childs Field

Listen to current and former choir members perform the National Anthem and SWU Alma Mater before the women’s game. Cheer our Warriors to victory over North Greenville!

Men’s Soccer Game

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Childs Field

Watch the men face North Greenville! Enjoy the Homecoming Coronation, the legendary Warrior Run, and a presentation of all previous Childs Field athletics.

SWU, Blues, and BBQs

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Bryant Lodge

Be our guest as the sun goes down to close out Fill the Hill 2014 with a barbecue dinner and blues concert! $7.75 per plate.