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Weekend Schedule

*This event required prior registration.

Friday, October 13

Registration
8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Hill Welcome Center, Entry Gallery
1315 Prairie St.

Campus Tours
10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Departing every 30 minutes from the Hill Welcome Center

Welcome Lunch*
Noon-1:30 p.m.
University Banquet Hall (lower level of Thornton Gymnasium)
Complimentary
Reservations required

Founders Convocation
2 p.m.
Institute for Collaboration, Crimi Auditorium

Alumni Awards Dinner*
6 p.m.
University Banquet Hall (lower level of Thornton Gymnasium)
$25 per person
Reservations required


Saturday, October 14

Registration
8:30-11 a.m.
Hill Welcome Center, Entry Gallery

Conversation with the President
9:30 a.m.
Perry Theatre
President Sherrick will provide a campus update, including information on Spartan Athletic Park and other initiatives.

Labyrinth Dedication
11 a.m.
Wackerlin Center for Faith and Action
430 Evanslawn Ave.

All-Campus Homecoming Lunch
Noon
Quadrangle
Lunch and activities will be provided for all ages under the Homecoming Tent.
Complimentary

Arrival of the Spartan Torch
12:45 p.m.

Homecoming Football Game:
AU vs. Alma College
1 p.m.
Vago Field
Refreshments and children’s activities will be available at the Alumni Tent on the Spartan Terrace.

Exhibit "Strange Weather: Nathalie Miebach"
1:30-4 p.m.
Schingoethe Center
Miebach translates scientific data related to meteorology, ecology and oceanography into woven sculptures and musical scores/performances.

Vocational Exploration
2 p.m.
Hill Welcome Center
Ethel Tapper Recital Hall
Presented by Amir St. Clair, Executive Director of the Wackerlin Center for Faith and Action.

Women's soccer game:

AU vs. Lakeland College
4:30 p.m.
Spartan Athletic Park
Spartan Stadium

Men's soccer game:

AU vs. Lakeland College
7:30 p.m.
Spartan Athletic Park
Spartan Stadium

Conversation and Dessert
8 p.m.
Hill Welcome Center


Sunday, October 15

Service of Remembrance
10 a.m.
Perry Theatre
The service provides a time of fellowship and remembrance that is led by alumni. All are invited to attend.
 
Brunch*
11:30 a.m.
University Banquet Hall
$10 per person
Reservations required
 

All events are free unless otherwise noted. Most events require advanced reservations.

Questions
For questions about AU Homecoming or reunion activities, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 800-377-2782 or alumni@aurora.edu.

Homecoming Weekend will take place rain or shine. In the event of severe weather, campus safety announcements will be provided.