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Consider staying at one of these hotels during your visit for Homecoming!

Thursday, Oct. 20

5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. | Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Student Housing Highland and Cloud

Friday, Oct. 21

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Homecoming Headquarters Student Activities Center

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Art Gallery Display Sams Hall of Fine Arts – The Gallery

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Alumni College 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!

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Coyote Golf Outing Salina Country Club
Contact Michelle Dolan if interested. Cost: $65 (non-members)/$40 (members)

11 a.m. – Noon | 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 w/ The Howl Bevan Green
**Cost: $10.00/$5.00 ages 3-8

Noon – 12:50 p.m. | Choir Rehearsal Pioneer Hall 215

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. | 7x7x7 Lecture Series Peters Science Hall 201
Seven speakers, seven minutes and seven different topics.  Q&A after the seventh speaker.

1 p.m.  |  Softball vs. Highland CC  Salina South HS

2 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Veterans’ Recognition Ceremony Bevan Green

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

5 p.m. | Women’s JV Volleyball Game v. Tabor College Mabee Arena

6 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. | Golden W (50 years) 1972 & Purple W (25 years) 1997 Ceremony Kirwin House

7 p.m. | Theatre Production – “The 39 Steps” Fitzpatrick Auditorium – Tickets

7 p.m. | Women’s Volleyball vs. Tabor Mabee Arena

8 p.m. | KWU Alumni and Friends Outdoor Social The Library Sports Bar & Grill
Reminisce and network with your fellow Coyotes from all decades. Drinks on your own.
Class Reunions – 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2012 and 2017, 2022

Saturday, Oct. 22

8 a.m. – 7 p.m.  | Homecoming Headquarters Student Activities Center

8:30 a.m. | Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Muir Gym – Purchase tickets here.

8:30 a.m. – 11 am | DECA Display Student Activities Center

9 a.m. | Preview Day (KWU Admissions)

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Art Gallery Display Sams Hall of Fine Arts – The Gallery

9:30 a.m. | Alumni Flag Football Laha Practice Field

9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. | KWU Keeps Singing (Choir Alumni Rehearsal) Sams Chapel
Meet with fellow choir alumni to prepare for singing The Star-Spangled Banner prior to the football game!

9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. |KWU Alumni Band Location TBD
Meet with fellow band alumni to prepare for playing at the 7:00 pm football game

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

10:15 a.m. | Naming the Hall of Fame in Honor of Jerry Jones Muir Gym

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

10:30 a.m. | Open Basketball Practice – Mabee Arena

11 a.m. | Theatre Production – “The 39 Steps” Fitzpatrick Auditorium – Tickets

11 a.m. | Baseball Alumni Game – East Crawford Recreation Area

11 a.m. | Softball Alumni Game – Bill Burke Recreation Area

11 a.m. | Women’s Soccer vs. Southwestern Graves Family Sports Complex

11 a.m. – Noon | Alumni Council Meeting Backstrom Conference Room

Noon – 12:30 p.m. | Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Dining Facility Santa Fe and Kirwin

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

1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. | Alumni Awards & Golden W (1972), Purple W (1997) Front Steps of Pioneer Hall Class Reunions – 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2012 and 2017

1:30 p.m. | Men’s Soccer Game v. Southwestern Graves Family Sports Complex

2:30 p.m. | All Alumni Photos Front Steps of Pioneer Hall

3 p.m. | String Orchestra and Philharmonic Choir Concert Sams Chapel

4 p.m.-6 p.m. |  Men’s Volleyball Scrimmage Maybee Arena

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. | Parent and Family Association Gathering East of SAC Tent

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | KWU Coyote Tailgate East of SAC
**Cost: $8.00/$5.00 ages 3-8                                     

5:15 pm – 6:45 pm | Pioneer Society Social Kirwin House Tent  

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Multiculture Alumni, Community and Student Gathering  East of SAC Tent

6:45 p.m. | KWU Keeps Singing (Choir Alumni Perform The Star-Spangled Banner) Graves Family Sports Complex

7 p.m. | KWU Football vs. Tabor College Graves Family Sports Complex
Hall of Fame Induction to Occur at Halftime

9:30 p.m. | KWU Alumni and Friends Outdoor Social The Library Sports Bar & Grill
Reminisce and network with your fellow Coyotes from all decades. Drinks on your own.

Sunday, Oct. 23

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Worship Service, featuring Rise Up and/or KWU Choir University United Methodist Church 

1:30 p.m.  | JV Football Game vs. TBA Graves Family Sports Complex

2 p.m. | Theatre Production “The 39 Steps” Fitzpatrick Auditorium – Tickets
Meet the cast afterwards in The Gallery