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Homecoming and Family Weekend

2024 Homecoming Dates! October 4-5, 2024

Calling all Eagles! Join us on October 4-5 for a weekend packed with fun activities for the entire family! We’re working on the schedule and details. For now, save the date on your calendar!

Thanks for coming to 2023 Homecoming & Family Weekend!

Wow, what a weekend! Homecoming was packed and filled with energy and excitement. Thank you for bringing the fun! It was a delight to see you all connecting with fellow alums, parents, and friends.

Make sure to take a peek at the 2023 Homecoming Photo Gallery and watch the 2023 Homecoming Promo Video – what fun memories!

Planning is already underway for 2024 Homecoming & Family Weekend. It’ll be a little while until we have an official schedule to share, but you better believe the weekend will include the Showcase Night, Homecoming Breakfast, and Homecoming Block Party! Oh, and you donut want to miss the second Annual Purple Donut Run.

We hope to see you on campus next fall!

Best Photos from 2023 Homecoming!

2023 Homecoming and Family Weekend!

2023 Schedule & Details

Friday, October 6
Time Event Location Attended By
10:30 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. Chapel – Alumni Speaker

Watch live online or come and hear in-person from our 2023 Distinguished Alumni of the Year – Jim and Kathie Yost.

Knight Performance Hall Everyone!
5:00 p.m. Honoree Dinner (invite only) Nazareth Great Room Invite only
6:00 p.m. Alumni Baseball Game Reynolds Field Alumni
6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Young Alumni Networking Night
Calling all Young Alums age 29 & under! This night is all about connecting you with your fellow young alums and expanding your career network. Invite your friends and don’t forget to bring a few business cards along. We’ll provide the popcorn and career networking guides. Plus, we are offering a special young alum deal for the Music Showcase & Reception immediately following the networking event! Come just for the networking (FREE!) or add in some extra fun & dessert.
Billy Graham CLC (Lower) Young Alumni
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Heritage Café Open Billy Graham CLC Everyone!
6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Campus Store Open

Show your Eagle pride and stock up on your UNW gear before or after the Music Showcase!

Billy Graham CLC Everyone!
7:00 p.m. Alumni Softball Game Reynolds Field Alumni
7:30 p.m. Music Showcase
Entertaining music for the whole family to enjoy, followed by a jazzy dessert reception in the Billy Graham Community Life Commons! The songs of iconic Broadway in New York City come alive in Knight Performance Hall for this year’s Showcase as the UNW Orchestra, Symphonic Band and Northwestern Choir (and choir alumni) perform some of your favorite tunes. We look forward to seeing all of you at this year’s Showcase. Wear your Broadway best for the occasion!
Knight Performance Hall Everyone!
8:30 p.m. Dessert Reception for Showcase Attendees Billy Graham CLC Showcase Attendees
8:30 p.m. Presidents’ Forum (Student Government Reunion)

A chance for student government leadership of the past and future to stay connected with one another and informed of what is happening at the University of Northwestern. Desserts and refreshments provided!

Billy Graham CLC – G227 Alumni