Homecoming

Homecoming 2019: ‘Written in the Stars’

Hey, Bluejays, save the date! This year’s homecoming festivities are set for Sept. 30–Oct.6.

Come celebrate all things Elmhurst. We can’t wait to see you. More details will be revealed as we continue to plan out the festivities—so make sure to check back right here.

Homecoming 2019 Events

Epic week ahead! Reconnect with friends at class, club and department reunions. Applaud the recipients of Elmhurst’s Alumni Merit Awards. Bring the kids to the second annual Bluejay Block Party, featuring food trucks, face painters, street performers and more. Head to the Bonfire, Carnival and Pep Rally for s’more fun.

Thursday, Oct. 3

  • Theatre Performance—Cabaret
    8:00 p.m., The Mill Theatre

Friday, Oct. 4

  • Information Desk
    8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Frick Center, Founders Lounge
  • Class of 1969 Dinner and Induction
    5:00 p.m., Dinkmeyer Hall
  • All Athletic Reunion Reception
    6:00 p.m., Frick Center, Founders Lounge
  • Squires Reunion
    6:00 p.m., TBD
  • Alumni and Parent Welcome and Reception
    7:00–8:30 p.m., The College Mall
  • Homecoming Concert
    7:00 p.m., The College Mall
  • Theatre Performance—Cabaret
    8:00 p.m., The Mill Theatre
  • Homecoming Bonfire and Pep Rally
    8:00 p.m., The College Mall

Saturday, Oct. 5

  • Information Desk
    8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Founders Lounge, Frick Center
  • Alumni Tailgate Tent
    7:00–9:30 a.m., Alexander Parking Lot
  • President’s Brunch and Alumni Merit Awards
    9:30–11:00 a.m., Cureton Hall, Vista Lounge
    Learn more about these awards and make nominations.
  • All Choirs Reunion
    11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Irion Hall, Buik Recital Hall
  • Department of Nursing Reunion
    11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Memorial Hall, Deicke Nursing Alumni Center
  • Squire, Praetors, Adelphae Reunion
    11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., TBD
  • Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Coalition on Multicultural Engagement Tailgate
    11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Alexander Parking Lot
  • ELSA Tailgate
    11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Alexander Parking Lot
  • Department of Business Reunion
    11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., TBD
  • Bluejay Block Party
    11:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m., Alexander Blvd.
    Join in on some fun for the whole family: food trucks, face painters, street performers and more.
  • The Bill Fraccaro Alumni Hospitality Tent
    Noon, Langhorst Field
  • Ceremonial Coin Toss with the Class of 1969
    12:50 p.m., Langhorst Field
  • Homecoming Game: Elmhurst College vs. Carthage College
    1:00 p.m., Langhorst Field
  • Theatre Alumni Tailgate
    2:00–4:00 p.m., Alexander Parking Lot
  • Honors Program Reunion
    4:30–6:00 p.m., TBD
  • UCC Discussion Group
    4:30–6:00 p.m., Chaplain’s Office
  • 15th Annual Alumni Art Exhibition
    5:00–7:00 p.m., Barbara A. Kieft Accelerator ArtSpace
  • 50 Year Club Dinner
    6:00 p.m., Chaplain’s Home

Sunday, Oct. 6

  • Elmhurst College Homecoming Service
    10:00 a.m., Irion Hall, Buik Recital Hall
  • Theatre Performance—Cabaret
    2:00 p.m., The Mill Theatre

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