Homecoming Weekend, October 20-21, 2017

Celebrating the reunion classes of 1967, 1972, and 1977

Homecoming 2017 Schedule

More Homecoming activities will be added to the schedule as we get closer to the event. An asterisk (*) indicates an event which requires a purchased ticket or RSVP.

Friday, October 20th

9:00am-5:30pm- Hospitality Room open, Espy-McCurdy, Howe Student Activity Center

9:00am-5:30pm- Tiger Spirit Store open, Holland Student Union

9:00am-5:30pm- Homecoming Registration open, Howe Student Activity Center

11:30am-1:15pm- Lunch, Wesley’s Diner, Holland Student Union *

1:00-5:00pm- Campus Tours

Event Description: Enjoy a campus tour given by an Iowa Wesleyan Student Ambassador. Tours will leave at the top of every hour from the Homecoming Registration desk.

4:30-5:30pm Class of 1967 Reception, Home of President Steve & Sara Titus, 611 E. Washington *

Event Description: Members of the Class of 1967 are invited to the home of President Steve & Sara Titus for a special reception and fellowship prior to the Alumni Banquet.

6:00-6:30pm Alumni Banquet Reception, Atrium, Howe Student Activity Center*

Event Description: Enjoy music by the Iowa Wesleyan University Jazz Combo.

6:00pm- Alumni Reception & Banquet, The historic Union Block building, 111 W. Monroe *

Event Description: Celebrate Iowa Wesleyan Alumni at the 2017 Alumni Banquet. The banquet will feature a program highlighting Iowa Wesleyan alumni and special music by the student vocal ensemble, Broad Street Connection.

8:30pm- Boom Night, Campus Lawn

Event Description: Celebrate Iowa Wesleyan with the Coronation Ceremony, rally speeches by student-athletes & coaches, and live music. The Iowa Wesleyan Pep Band,  cheerleaders, & Wesley the Tiger will also be in attendance!

Saturday, October 21st

8:00-9:30am- Golden Tiger Association Breakfast, Wesley’s Diner, Holland Student Union *

Event Description: All are invited to join us as we honor our Golden Alumni and induct the Class of 1967 into the Golden Tiger Association- a new association to honor our cherished Golden Alumni!

8:00am-1:00pm- Hospitality Room open, Espy-McCurdy, Howe Student Activity Center

8:00am-1:00pm- Homecoming Registration open, Howe Student Activity Center

8:30am-12:00pm- Tiger Spirit Store open, Holland Student Union

9:00am- Campus Tour, meet at the Homecoming Registration desk, Howe Student Activity Center

Event Description: Enjoy a campus tour given by an Iowa Wesleyan Student Ambassador.

10:00am- Homecoming Parade

Event Description: Alumni and friends are invited to enter a float in the parade or cheer on participants! The parade will start on the IW campus, go down to the Mount Pleasant Main Street District, and back to the IW campus.

10:30am- Wesleyan Walk of Honor Dedication, James Harlan Statue, Campus Lawn

Event Description: Join us as we dedicate the Wesleyan Walk of Honor that includes bricks honoring the legacies of alumni and friends of Iowa Wesleyan University.

11:00am- Campus Tour, meet at the Homecoming Registration desk, Howe Student Activity Center

Event Description: Enjoy a campus tour given by an Iowa Wesleyan Student Ambassador.

11:00am-12:30pm- Homecoming Luncheon, Campus Lawn *

Event Description: Get ready to cheer on the Tigers at the 2017 Homecoming Luncheon!

12:00-1:00pm- Tiger Fan Zone, Maple Leaf Athletic Complex

Event Description: Calling all Tiger fans! Visit the Tiger Fan Zone where you can purchase Iowa Wesleyan Tiger apparel, meet and get autographs from Tiger athletes, meet the 2017 Homecoming King, Queen, Prince, & Princess, play games, win prizes, get your face painted, and more!

1:00pm- IW Homecoming Football Game, Maple Leaf Athletic Complex *

Event Description: Cheer on the Tigers as the face University of MInnesota-Morris in the 2017 Homecoming Football Game!

1:00pm- IW Women’s Soccer Game, East Lake Park Athletic Complex

3:00pm- IW Men’s Soccer Game, East Lake Park Athletic Complex

6:00pm- Purple & White Ball, Howe Student Activity Center

Event Description: Join us at the Purple & White ball in celebration of our 175th anniversary! Complete event details can be found by visiting iw.edu/purple-white-ball.

Sunday, October 22nd

10:00am- Sunday Worship Service, First United Methodist Church

Event Description: Worship with the Mount Pleasant and Iowa Wesleyan Community at the First United Methodist Church of Mount Pleasant. The Iowa Wesleyan University choir will sing.