Homecoming 2018

Mark your calendars for Elmhurst College 2018 Homecoming festivities.

The weekend will be full of class reunions, alumni meetups and, of course, a bonfire and football game. See below for the full schedule of events, and keep checking back as plans continue to evolve. We can’t wait to see our Bluejay family all together this fall!

Thursday, October 18

Class of 1968 Pre-Reunion Dinner
6:00 p.m.
Frick Center, Blume Board Room

Friday, October 19

Fifty-Year Club Friday

Fifty-Year Club members (the Class of 1968 and earlier), family and friends are invited to spend the day on campus.

9:00–10:00 a.m.
Frick Center, Blume Board Room

Campus and Residence Hall Tours
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

College Life Today
11:15–11:50 a.m.
Frick Center, Blume Board Room
Current Students will share their experiences at Elmhurst and answer questions about college life today.

12:00–1:00 p.m.
Frick Center, Blume Board Room

Fifty-Year Club Gathering with College Leadership and Students
4:00–6:00 p.m.
Chaplain’s Home

Class of 1958 Reunion Dinner
4:00 p.m.
Home of Ruth and Roy Dalenberg
620 E. Belmont, Addison

Class of 1968 Reunion Dinner and Class of 1998 Reunion Dinner
6:00 p.m.

Squire/Praetor/Adelphae Reunion Dinner
6:00 p.m.
Frick Center, Alexander Room

Homecoming Bonfire and Pep Rally
7:00 p.m.
Elmhurst College Mall

Saturday, October 20

Alumni Merit Awards Breakfast
9:30–11:00 a.m.
Frick Center, Founders Lounge

Campus and Residence Hall Tours
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

ELSA Alumni Tailgate
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Alexander Parking Lot

The Bill Fraccaro Alumni Hospitality Tent
12:00 p.m.
Langhorst Field

Ceremonial Coin Toss with Class of 1968
12:50 p.m.
Langhorst Field

Men’s Football vs. Millikin University
1:00 p.m.
Langhorst Field

Theatre Alumni Tailgate
2:00–4:00 p.m.
Alexander Parking Lot

14th Annual Alumni Exhibition
5:00-7:00 p.m.
Barbara A. Kieft Accelerator ArtSpace

Men’s Soccer vs. Augustana
5:30 p.m.
Langhorst Field

Class of 1968 50-year Club Induction
6:00 p.m.
Frick Center, Founders Lounge

Reunion Classes Dinner
6:00 p.m.

Women’s Soccer vs. Augustana
8:00 p.m.
Langhorst Field

Sunday, October 21

Elmhurst College Homecoming Service
10:00 a.m.
Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel

Band Alumni Reunion
10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Irion Hall, Bulk Recital Hall

Band Alumni Concert
3:00 p.m.
Hammerschmidt Memorial Chapel

The schedule of events for Homecoming weekend is still growing so keep checking here for event updates and registration details.

Homecoming Hotel Information

Spring Hill Suites Elmhurst
410 W Lake St.
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Phone: (630) 782-6300

Group Code: ELCS

Shuttles will be available. Additional information to come.

Courtyard Marriott Elmhurst
370 N IL RT 83
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Phone: (888) 825-3173

Mention Elmhurst College Homecoming when making reservation.

Clarion Inn Elmhurst – Oakbrook
933 S Riverside Dr.
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Phone: (630) 279-0700


Get in the Spirit!

Get your Elmhurst gear ahead of the rush—or grab your swag at the Elmhurst College Book Cellar pop up shop, located in the Frick Center, Founders Lounge the Friday and Saturday of Homecoming weekend!

Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in helping with Homecoming festivities? Volunteers needed for weekend events. Email alumni@elmhurst.edu for more information and to sign up.

Contact Information

Office of Alumni Relations

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