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.
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.
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.
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.