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Homecoming Highlights

Highlights for 2017

Class Reunion Gatherings

Visit the Class Reunion page for more information about your class gathering.

Class of '67 50 years!
Class of '72 45 years
Class of '77 40 years
Class of '82 35 years
Class of '87 30 years
Class of '92 25 years
Class of '97 20 years
Class of '02 15 years
Class of '07 10 years
Class of '12 5 years

Other Reunions:

Sound Generation Celebrates 50 years!

Engineering Reunion

SMLT celebrates 15 years!


Intercollegiate Volleyball Games

Friday at 7:00 p.m. & Saturday at 11:00 a.m. in the Bill George Arena

Come check out the Bill George Arena and see our Women's Volleyball team!


Battle of the Basketball Teams!Alumni basketball

Time TBD

Current Men's Team vs. Alumni team (former players)  

Watch the JBU Men's basketball team warm up their season with a fun game against former Golden Eagle players.


Fall Drama Production: To Be Announced

At the Berry Performing Arts Center
Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 1:00 p.m.


JBU 5K Glow Run for the Scholarship Fund

Friday at 8:30 p.m.

$20 for alumni & students, $25 for community members

Join us for JBU's first annual on campus 5K. Cost covers entry fee, t-shirt, and donation to the JBU Scholarship Fund.


The HomeGrown Festival*

Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Historic Downtown Siloam Springs

Located in historic downtown Siloam Springs, the Homegrown Festival showcases locally handmade goods, curated vintage, food trucks, and live music. Vendors offer an array of original, one-of-a-kind, and limited-run items including illustration, printmaking, music, jewelry and accessories, handmade goods, salvaged and repurposed goods, and hand-picked vintage. Visit for more information.

*The HomeGrown Festival is not a JBU sponsored event. It is put on by Main Street Siloam Springs.


Alumni Breakfast

Saturday, 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. in the Simmons Great Hall

$10 per person

Join alumni across the years to recognize the Class of 1967 for their 50th Reunion and hear an address from President Chip Pollard. $10 per person includes a full country breakfast.


Rugby Matches

Saturday, Women's Match at 9:30 a.m. & Men's Alumni Match at 11:00 a.m. at the Rugby Pitch

Come see the #19 nationally ranked Women's Rugby club play during their 2nd competitive year.
Also see the annual alumni vs. current men's team at 11:00 a.m. The alumni team has been undefeated since 2005. Stick around for the Legacy Award presentation immediately following the alumni game.


Ultimate Frisbee Matches

Saturday, 10:30 a.m.

Ultimate Alumni are invited to join in the scrimmage with the current team members.


Intercollegiate Soccer Matches

Saturday, Women's Game at 1:00 p.m. & Men's Game at 3:00 p.m. at the Alumni Soccer Field

Join the JBU community for the women's and men's Homecoming Soccer games versus Mid-America Christian University. Homecoming court will be announced during halftime of the men's game.


The Showcase

Saturday at 7:00 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Ozarks

You are invited to share in an evening of entertainment featuring current students and young alumni.


Finale Reception

Saturday, 9:00 p.m. in the Cathedral Plaza

Join your classmates and the JBU community for a light reception on the Cathedral Plaza. *Inclement weather plan: Walker Student Center.



Friday 5:00-10:00 p.m.; Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Children ages 6 weeks - 12 years

For future JBU alumni, KidZone is the place to be! Activities include arts and crafts, gym relays, and much more! KidZone is designed for children ages 6 weeks thru 12 years. Lunch, afternoon snack, and dinner provided. Pool Party on Saturday night for children over age 6. Children must be independent swimmers to participate.
Cost ($25/child or $50/max per family) includes snacks, meals, and a KidZone shirt for each child. Friday is $10; Saturday is $15. Prices increase to $15 for Friday & $20 for Saturday, $60 max per family after September 30.
Please fill out children's registration form online to ensure adequate staffing. Parents will receive an email with important details the week before Homecoming. Contact Jennifer Heathcote ( for questions or concerns.


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