Homecoming

JBU Homecoming 2021
October 1-2

**We will be enforcing our current campus COVID policies for all visitors during homecoming, including the wearing of masks for indoor gatherings. This means we will have to limit the number of attendees for indoor events such as Homecoming chapel, the President’s Breakfast and the Dinner Theater on Saturday night. All indoor events will require registration.** 

On-Site Registration begins on Friday and Saturday at 8 a.m. in Simmons Great Hall Lobby.


If you would like to work with the Alumni Office to host your class reunion, please fill out the form found here.

**Schedule is tentative and subject to change**

Events Schedule 

Friday, October 1

8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Registration
                        Simmons Great Hall Lobby

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Windgate Visual Arts Shows
                         East: Student Gallery, Seniors Anna Chan and Sarah Clay
                         West: JBU Alumni Show

10 - 10:45 a.m.  Homecoming Chapel 
                                  Speaker: Scott Austin Key '09
                                  Cathedral of the Ozarks, open to all

5 - 7 p.m.  Class of 2011 Picnic in the Park
                         Fun and food for the whole family!
                         Brick Pavilion, Bob Henry Park

5 - 8 p.m.  Class of 1996 Gathering
                         Community Christian Fellowship
                         Map will be provided at registration table.

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.  Scholarship Dinner
                                    Simmons Great Hall, by invitation only

7 p.m.  Women's Intercollegiate Volleyball
            JBU vs TX Wesleyan, free admission
            Bill George Arena

7 - 10 p.m.  Class of 1970 Gathering
                           Refreshments and fellowship
                           Alumni Welcome Center

7:30 - 9:30 p.m.  Fall Theater "Tartuffe"
                                   Berry Performing Arts Center
                                   Tickets: www.jbu.edu/tickets

8:30 - 10:30 p.m.  5K Glow Run
                                     $20 entry fee benefitting the JBU Scholarship Fund
                                     Register at homecoming or on-site at 7:30 p.m.

 

Saturday, October 2

8 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Registration
                         Simmons Great Hall Lobby

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Windgate Visual Arts Shows
                         East: Student Gallery, Seniors Anna Chan and Sarah Clay
                         West: JBU Alumni Show

8:30 - 10 a.m.  Alumni Breakfast
                                $10/person, tickets purchased during registration
                                Address by President Pollard
                                Simmons Great Hall

9:30 a.m.  Women's Ultimate Frisbee
                 Rugby Pitch

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Heritage Society Induction
                                  Classes of 1970 and 1971
                                  Cathedral of the Ozarks

10 - 11:30 a.m.  Visual Arts Reunion
                                  Windgate Visual Arts West

10 a.m.  Honors Reunion
              Honors Center
              Soderquist Business Center, Second Floor

10 a.m. & 11 a.m.  Campus Tours
                              Walking and golf cart tours available

10 - 11:30 a.m.  Engineering Reunion
                                  Peer-Andrus Studio and Project Barn

11 a.m.  Men's Ultimate Frisbee
              Rugby Pitch

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Traditional BBQ Lunch
                                      $10/person, pay when you enter
                                      Kresge Dining Hall or Quad

11 a.m.  Alumni Rugby Game/Rugby Reunion
             Stick around for a game of touch rugby after the main game! 
             Rugby Pitch

12 p.m.  Women's Intercollegiate Volleyball
              JBU vs. SAGU, free admission
              Bill George Arena

1 - 3 p.m.  Fall Theater "Tartuffe"
                         Berry Performing Arts Center
                         Tickets: www.jbu.edu/tickets

1:30 p.m.  Class of 1996 Reunion
                 Walker Student Center, Room 233

1:30 - 4 p.m.  Class of 1971 Gathering
                              Refreshments and fellowship
                              McCullough's Home (address and map will be provided)

2 p.m.  Women's Soccer
            JBU vs. Wayland Baptist, free admission
            Alumni Field

2 - 4 p.m.  Pool Open
                         Walton Lifetime Health Complex

2 - 5 p.m.  Class of 1970 Gathering
                         Refreshments and fellowship
                         Alumni Welcome Center    

4 p.m.  Men's Soccer
            JBU vs. Wayland Baptist, free admission
            Alumni Field

5:30 - 9:30 p.m.  Dinner and Theater
                                   $25/person, tickets purchased during registration
                                   Simmons Great Hall, Berry Performing Arts Center

6 p.m.  Men's Basketball Alumni Game 
            
Bill George Arena

Grab your running or walking shoes and strollers! This fun for the whole family event starts in the parking lot between J. Alvin and the Soderquist Business Center at 8:30 Friday night. Water, snacks, glow sticks, and a free t-shirt for everyone who registers early, plus prizes for our winners! 

Alumni should sign up when registering for Homecoming.

Community members register here.


All proceeds benefitting:
JBU Scholarship Fund

Thank you!

 

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