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2021 Schedule of Events

Homecoming and Family Weekend

Information will be released in the coming weeks about how to register for certain events online!

Friday, Oct. 15

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Alumni College and practices Come to Registration 15 minutes before the hour
Go back to class! Several faculty members are opening their doors for alumni to sit in on a class!

11 a.m. | 7x7x7 Lecture Series Peters Science Hall, 201
Seven speakers, seven minutes and seven different topics.  Q&A after the seventh speaker.

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Campus Tours Meet on the Steps of Pioneer Hall
Check out what's new and exciting since you graduated!

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Coyote Cookout/Kickoff Luncheon and Pep Rally Bevan Green/Muir Gymnasium
**Cost: $10

12 – 12:50 p.m. | Choir Rehearsal Pioneer Hall 121

1 – 2 p.m. | Campus Tours Meet on the Steps of Pioneer Hall
Check out what's new and exciting since you graduated!

2 p.m. | Mark Stucky Presentation and Discussion Peters Science Hall

3 – 4 p.m. | Debate and Forensics Showcase Fitzpatrick Auditorium

3 – 5 p.m. | Athletics Practices and Fine Arts Rehearsals

4 p.m. | Stucky Optics Lab Dedication Peters Science Hall

6 p.m. | W Club Dinner and Athletic Hall of Fame Inductions 2020 & 2021 (with KWU Jazz Band) Muir Gymnasium **Cost $15.00
Celebrate the athletic accomplishments of fellow alumni. 

8:30 p.m. | KWU Alumni and Friends Social The Library Sports Bar & Grill
Reminisce and network with your fellow Coyotes from all decades. Drinks on your own.

Saturday, Oct. 16

7:30 a.m. | Coyote Prowl Meet on the steps of Pioneer Hall to walk around campus
Coffee and pastries provided.

8:30 – 9:15 a.m. | Alumni Association Meeting  Backstrom Conference Room

9 a.m. | Alumni flag football Laha Practice Field

9 a.m. | Women’s JV Volleyball Game Mabee Arena

9:15 a.m. | Alumni Awards Wall Dedication Brown Mezzanine

9:15 – 10 a.m.| Golden W (50 years) 1970 & 1971 and Purple W (25 years) 1995 & 1996 Coffee Brown Mezzanine

9:30 - 10:45 a.m.| KWU Keeps Singing (Choir Alumni Rehearsal) 
Meet with fellow choir alumni to prepare for singing the banner song prior to the football game!

10 – 11 a.m. | Campus Tours Meet on the Steps of Pioneer Hall
Check out what's new and exciting since you graduated!

10 – 11 a.m. | Pioneer Society Social Kirwin House

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. | esports Showcase Peters Science Hall

11 a.m. | Theatre Production (sponsored by the Alumni Association) Fitzpatrick Auditorium
Meet the cast afterwards in The Gallery

11 a.m. | Women’s Varsity Volleyball Game Mabee Arena

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | KWU tailgate East of SAC
**Cost: $8.00/$5.00 ages 3-8

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Beer and Brats Tent Kirwin House Tent
Guests 21 and over can gather under the big tent on the President's lawn and enjoy brats and cold beverage before the game. **Cost: $20 includes two drink tickets, two brat sandwiches, chips and a soft drink for 21 and older. **Cost: $10 includes two brats sandwiches, chips and a soft drink for under 21.

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. | Parent and Family Association Gathering East of SAC tent

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. | Recruitment Gathering East of SAC

1 p.m. | All Alumni Reunion and Class Photos East of SAC

1:45 p.m. | KWU Keeps Singing (Choir Alumni Perform Banner Song) Graves Family Sports Complex

2 p.m. | KWU Football v. McPherson College Graves Family Sports Complex

3 – 4:30 p.m. | Alumni Gathering Peters Science Hall Lobby

5 p.m. | Music Alumni Social Hilton Garden Inn

6 p.m. | All Alumni Dinner, featuring Golden W ’70 and ‘71, Purple W ’95 and ‘96, Alumni Awards Recipients, and the Music Dept.  Hilton Garden Inn  **Cost $20.00

8 p.m. | KWU Alumni and Friends Social Hilton Garden Inn lobby

Sunday, Oct. 17

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. | Worship Service, featuring the KWU Choir University United Methodist Church 

12:00 p.m. | Women’s Soccer Game Graves Family Sports Complex

2:30 p.m. | Men’s Soccer Game Graves Family Sports Complex