Join us the weekend of October 8-10, 2021!

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Join your classmates at Friends University Friday, Oct. 8, to Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, as we welcome back all alumni, students, faculty, staff and community for Homecoming 2021!

Athletic Hall of Fame & Distinguished Alumni Dinner

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 8

Athletic Hall of Fame & Distinguished Alumni Dinner
Location: Crown Uptown
3207 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67218
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Tickets Available

Saturday, October 9

Class reunions: 1960, 1961, 1970 & 1971
Location: Davis Hall
Time: 9:00 a.m.
To RSVP your attendance please call the alumni office at 316-295-5810 or email: alumni@friends.edu

Football Game vs. McPherson College
Location: Adair Austin Stadium 
Time: 1:00pm
Tickets: Free to Alumni

Food Trucks on St. Clair by football stadium
Food truck vendors will be announced soon.

Women’s Volleyball vs. Oklahoma Wesleyan University
Location: Garvey Center
Time: 4:30 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.

Concert Jazz Band and Brass and Boujee
Location: Sebits Auditorium
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Tickets Available

Sunday, October 10

Run with Friends
Run, Walk, Ride with your Friends at Friends on our park-like campus.
Location: Rose Window Plaza
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Sign-up/Order T-Shirts

Athletic Hall of Fame/Distinguished Alumni dinner

Friends University is hosting a dinner and awards ceremony Friday, October 8th for the Distinguished Alumni and Athletic Hall that will be inducted for both 2020 and 2021 at the Crown Uptown Theatre in Wichita, KS.

Distinguished Alumni being honored for both 2020/21 are Dr. Andre ThomasMichelle Riney HendersonStan LeachRC BufordTom Reeves and Norman and Leatha Hein.

2020/21 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees include Tony SheffieldCole DavisAaron Howell1985 Volleyball TeamDerek RacetteChris Tyrus Allen and Bruce Burnett.

Tickets are $30, plus tax & ticketing fees. Ticket includes dinner and program.

Social Hour from 5:30 to 6:30

Event begins at 6:30


Friends University has reserved a block of rooms at Hyatt Regency Wichita.
Please call to reserve your room by September 26, 2021 to confirm your rate.

Hyatt Regency Wichita
$119 per night
400 W Waterman St.
Mention Friends University Homecoming Group when calling.

  • Photo in top slideshow courtesy of Joseph Myers