Homecoming and Family Day



Homecoming and Family Day

» The Fifty-Year Club

The Fifty-Year Club

In addition to the general weekend activities, join us for special events just for the Fifty-Year Club!

*All events marked with asterisks require a reservation.

Thursday, October 16

Class of 1964 Pre-Reunion Celebration*
6:00 p.m.  
Frick Center, Blume Board Room
Begin your Fifty-Year Reunion weekend on campus, sharing memories and stories with friends, while enjoying a light dinner in the heart of campus.

Friday, October 17

Fifty-Year Club Friday*
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.  
$25 per person (includes breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and programs)
Fifty-Year Club members (all that have graduated prior to or in 1964) are invited to spend the day on campus familiarizing yourself with the College today and reminiscing with your classmates over the memories of yesterday. 

Registration & Breakfast
9:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
Frick Center, Blume Board Room
Meet and greet other Fifty-Year Club members over breakfast as you celebrate Homecoming weekend. 

Alumni College
Attend a class taught by Elmhurst College professors, especially designed with alumni in mind.
10:00–11:15 a.m. 
Frick Center, Blume Board Room
”Keeping the Aging Brain Healthy“
Taught by Dr. Helga Noice, psychologist and professor of psychology, and Dr. Tony Noice, actor/director and professor of theatre.

11:30 a.m.–1:15 p.m.
Frick Center, Blume Board Room
Join the group for a light lunch in the Blume Board Room.

Campus Tours
1:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.
Frick Center, Founders Lounge
Please meet at the fireplace for a guided campus tour. The tour will end at the Chaplain’s home. 

Fifty-Year Club Afternoon Tea with College Administrators and Students
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Chaplain's home, 255 Elm Park, Elmhurst
To conclude this special day, members of the Fifty-Year Club are invited to tea, coffee and sweets as you get to know the College’s administrators and students. 

Information Desk
3:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Class of 1964 Reunion Dinner*
6:00 p.m.
Angelo's Ristorante & Banquets, 247 North York Street, Elmhurst, IL
$24 per person
Join fellow 1964 classmates for a dinner off-campus. 

Class of 1954 Reunion Dinner*
Reception 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Dinner 6:30 p.m.
Frick Center, President’s Dining Room (Reception) and Prospect Room (Dinner)
$30 per person
Members and guests are invited to honor the 50th anniversary of the Class of 1964 as they are inducted into the Fifty-Year Club.

Saturday, October 18

Homecoming Kick-Off Celebration*
10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel
Join the Elmhurst College community as we celebrate 143 years of excellence! During this celebration we will induct new members into the Bluejay Backer Hall of Fame and honor this year’s Faculty/Staff and Alumni Merit Awardees. Hear reflections from an Elmhurst College Legacy Family and cheer alongside our spirit squads as we get an inside-peek of the team’s pre-game rituals and send them off to a Bluejay victory! 

Alumni Hospitality Tent
1:00 p.m.
Langhorst Field, sponsored by the Elmhurst College Alumni Association 
Alumni are welcome to visit the tent throughout the football game to enjoy food, beverages, good company and cheer the Bluejays on to victory! 

Bluejay Football vs. North Park University  
2:00 p.m.
Langhorst Field
Watch it live or stream it at bluejaytv.com 

Fifty-Year Club Dinner: Class of 1964 Induction*
6:00 p.m.
Frick Center, Founders Lounge
$30 per person
Members and guests are invited to honor the 50th anniversary of the Class of 1964 as they are inducted into the Fifty-Year Club. 

Sunday, October 19

Elmhurst College Homecoming Service
9:30 a.m. 
St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 125 W. Church St., Elmhurst 
The Elmhurst College choir and alumni will sing at this special Homecoming service joining the College and community. After the service, join alumni and community members for a continental breakfast.  
If you would like to attend a religious service of a different faith tradition, please contact the Office of the Chaplain at (630) 617-3025.  

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