Homecoming

Friday, Sept. 29

Noon

Baseball Golf Outing

Lake Creek Golf Course
Registration and lunch at noon, shotgun start at 1 p.m. Contact Coach Steve Eddie SL'00/MS'07 at eddies@bvu.edu for details and to register.

4-5:30 p.m.

Football Alumni Templeton Rye Tour

Templeton, Iowa
RSVP to devalum@bvu.edu

7 p.m.

Coronation of BVU Homecoming King & Queen

Siebens Fieldhouse

7:30 p.m.

Pre-Johnny Social - Classes of '92 & '95-'00

Centennial Room, Siebens Forum
Snacks provided by the National Alumni Association. Cash bar and food available at the Beaver Grill..

8 p.m.

Campus Tour

Information Desk, Siebens Forum
Haven't been back in a while? Student tour guides will show you what's new!

9 p.m. - midnight

Johnny Holm Band

Dows Grand Ballroom
Cash bar and food available at the Beaver Grill.

Saturday, Sept. 30

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Self-Guided Campus Tours

Buildings will be open from 8-5 on both Friday and Saturday. Maps will be available at the Information Desk in Siebens Forum.

8:30 a.m.

Football Alumni - Breakfast with the Beaver Team and Coaches

BVU Servery
All you can eat breakfast buffet – sponsored by the National Alumni Association and BVU Football.

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

History of Buena Vista University Slideshow

Siebens Forum
In case you missed it last year – a slideshow presentation of the History of BVU including fun photos from the past 126 years! This is a come & go presentation.

10 a.m.

Women's Soccer Alumni Game

North Athletic Fields
E-mail Coach Sheena Van Roekel at vanroekels@bvu.edu with the following information: name, number of people attending with you, t-shirt size, jersey number, and BVU class year.

11 a.m.

Men's Soccer Alumni Game

North Athletic Fields
E-mail Coach Ben McArthur at mcarthurb@bvu.edu with the following information: name, number of people attending with you, t-shirt size, jersey number, and BVU class year.

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Cross Country and Track Alumni Tent

J. Leslie Rollins Stadium, Tailgate (east side/grassy area)
Talk with the BVU coaching staff and meet up with fellow alumni athletes. The latest BVU cross country and track gear will be available to purchase.

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Women's Basketball Alumni Tent

J. Leslie Rollins Stadium, Tailgate (east side/grassy area)
Talk with the BVU coaching staff and meet up with fellow alumni athletes. Some food and beverages will be provided.

11 a.m. through Halftime

The End Zone Picnic & Beer Garden
Food, Fun Games, & activities

South Forum Lawn
All alumni, Beaver fans and reunion groups – meet up on the lawn for food and fun!

End Zone Picnic

  • Burgers, brats, corn dogs, chicken, cole slaw and fresh fruit
  • All you can eat - drink included
  • Enjoy Beaver Tails and Cotton Candy for dessert!
  • $8 per person/$5 age 7 & under

End Zone Beer Garden

  • $2 Keg draws
  • Additional bottled beverage options available
  • Must be 21 or older to enter, ID required for admittance

On the lawn

  • $2 Keg draws
  • Lawn games, blow ups, balloon artist, climbing wall, beaver tattoos, and more
  • Free snow cones while supplies last

11 a.m.

Alumni Awards Luncheon

Siebens Forum, Larson Dining Room
A special event that includes the presentation of the 2017 National Alumni Association Awards. Being honored this year are:

  • Henry Olson Distinguished Service Alumni Award: Clyde and Marcia (Blenkarn) Krause SL'64
  • John Fisher Alumni Award: William SL’91 and Ronda (Harcey) SL’92 Marshall
  • Keith Briscoe Alumni Award: Jeff Anderson SL’03
  • Wendell Halverson Outstanding Friend Award: Randy and Jane Fehr

Advance registration required, cost is $15/person. E-mail Amy Jones at jonesa@bvu.edu.

1 p.m.

Beaver Football vs. Luther College

J. Leslie Rollins Stadium & Peterson Field
Cheer the Beavers to a victory! Halftime will feature introduction of the National Alumni Association Award Recipients as well as the student homecoming royalty.

Halftime

Men's Soccer & Alumni Team Meal

Circle Park (south of Peterson Field)

Postgame

Fifth Quarter Fest

Siebens Forum, Grand Ballroom
A favorite BVU tradition! Appetizers and a free drink compliments of the National Alumni Association for all who attend. Alumni, faculty, and all Beaver fans welcome!

5:30 p.m.

BVU Men's Soccer vs. Luther

J. Leslie Rollins Stadium & Peterson Field

7 p.m.

Recognition of Soccer Alumni Between Games

J. Leslie Rollins Stadium & Peterson Field

7:30 p.m.

BVU Women's Soccer vs. Luther

J. Leslie Rollins Stadium & Peterson Field

Sunday, Oct. 1

10 a.m.

Chapel Service

Anderson Auditorium

11 a.m.-
1:30 p.m.

Marquis Brunch

Siebens Forum, Grand Ballroom

  • Adults: $14.50/Children 12 & under: $7.25
  • Senior Citizens 62 & older: $12.75

3 p.m.

BVU Band and Choir Concert

Schaller Memorial Chapel