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Kansas Wesleyan University

Homecoming 2022

Homecoming 2022 is set for October 21-23! Events will be held across campus to welcome back returning alumni. Make your plans today and check out the schedule below!

Alumni Association Membership

Welcome home! Your time at KWU still offers many benefits that you can access by joining the Alumni Association. Perks like tuition discounts, library privileges and event invitations allow you to continue to be an active member of the Coyote community. Consider joining the Alumni Association today to give back to KWU!


Did You Know?

  • Kansas residents receive the new Ad Astra Scholarship, which guarantees $15,000 per year for all four years
  • Saline County residents receive the new area scholarship, which guarantees $17,500 per year for all four years
  • Children and grandchildren of alumni receive a 50% discount on their tuition!
  • Members of the United Methodist Church are eligible for 50% tuition reduction!
  • Post 9/11 Veterans receive full tuition, books up to $1000, and monthly housing allowance!
  • If you refer a student to KWU who attends all four years of their undergraduate, it’s as impactful (or even more so!) as donating $60,000 to the university!

The KWU Alumni Association is one vehicle that helps facilitate these opportunities! Benefits include:

  • Tuition discounts
  • Career services
  • Special travel discounts
  • Library privileges
  • Free admission to fine arts performances
  • 10% off at Yotee’s Spirit Store (in-store only)
  • Notifications of alumni events
  • A copy of the biannual Contact magazine and its supplements
  • Monthly alumni newsletters to keep in touch with campus

Leave Your Mark

When you make a gift to KWU, you help transform the lives of our students—at school AND out in the world.

Visiting KWU?

Hotel Discounts

Please mention KWU when making your reservation.

Hilton Garden Inn
Homecoming room block available through Sept. 20 at lower price!
3320 S. Ninth Street
Salina, KS 67401

Candlewood Suites
$77 plus tax/night
One bed & pull-out couch
2650 Planet Ave
Salina, KS 67401

Comfort Suites
15% discount
715 W Schilling Rd
Salina, KS 67401

Country Inn & Suites by Carlson
$85 plus tax/night
Free Breakfast
2760 S 9th Street
Salina, KS 67401

Courtyard by Marriott
$107 plus tax/night
3020 Riffel Dr.
Salina, KS 67401

Holiday Inn
$99.99 plus tax/night
3145 S 9th St
Salina, KS 67401

La Quinta Inn & Suites
$79.95 plus tax/night
Free Breakfast
201 E. Diamond Drive
Salina, KS 67401

Hampton Inn
$104 plus tax/night
Free Breakfast
401 W Schilling Rd.
Salina, KS 67401

Homewood Suites
20% discount and free breakfast
115 E. Mulberry St.
Salina, KS 67401

Serving Our Communities

Kansas Wesleyan faculty and staff are very involved in the local and area communities by volunteering thousands of hours of their time and talent.

Here is a partial listing of the many organizations we serve.

  • Smoky Hill Museum Board
  • Cultural Roundtable
  • Heartland Programs Health Advisory Board
  • Site Council at Stewart Elementary School (chairperson)
  • Lay delegate at the United Methodist Annual Conference
  • Focus on the Future Foundation
  • President of the Kansas Association of Historians
  • North Central Prevention Center
  • Steering committee of the Girls Scouts “Women of Achievement”
  • Ethics Committee of the Salina Regional Health Center
  • Salina Gemstars Booster Club
  • Salina Arts and Humanities Commission
  • Board of Salina Community Theatre
  • Midwest Center for Holocaust Education
  • Salina Salvation Army Board
  • Kansas Addictions Educators
  • Salina Municipal Band Board of Directors
  • Salina Heritage Commission
  • Board member- The Volunteer Connection
  • Saline County Emergency Management Planning Committee
  • Breastfeeding Coalition for Salina
  • Eagle Leaders Program Sunset Elementary School
  • Salina Art Cinema Advisory Board
  • South High School’s School to Career’s Advisory Council
  • Relay for Life
  • Christmas For Kids
  • Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Salina
  • Salina Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Saline County Military Affairs Committee
  • AUSA (Army USA)
  • Board of Directors Junction City Chamber of Commerce
  • Leadership Kansas
  • Leadership Salina
  • Leadership Manhattan Board of Directors
  • 16 local church committees
  • Nine national committees/boards
  • And many campus committees

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