Homecoming

Homecoming

Join your classmates at Friends University Friday, Oct. 6, to Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, as we welcome back all alumni for Homecoming 2017 and host reunions for the class of 1967 (50th class reunion) and the Class of 1957 (60th class reunion)! Please complete your registration and RSVP by Sept. 29. If you have any questions please contact the Alumni Office at 316-295-5810 or toll free 800-794-6945 ext. 5810 or alumni@friends.edu.
Purchase tickets for Homecoming weekend events here.

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RSVP for Class Reunions
Homecoming event purchase
Phone: 316-295-5810 or 800-794-6945, ext. 5810

Friday, Oct. 6

Registration and Information Station
2-3 p.m.
Davis Administration Building, second floor
Campus Tours
3-4 p.m.
Davis Administration Building, Rose Window Plaza
Get reacquainted with our beautiful campus and stop by the President’s Home for a beverage and cookie.
Distinguished Alumni and Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony Dinner
6:15 p.m.

2017 Friends University Distinguished Alumni and Athletic Hall of Fame
Casado Campus Center, McKay Gymnasium
Join us for dinner as the new members of the 2017 Friends University Distinguished Alumni and Athletic Hall of Fame members are inducted. All alumni, family, and friends are welcome.
$15 per person
Ballet
Fall Ballet
7:30 p.m.
Riney Fine Arts Center, Sebits Auditorium
$16 adults; $13 students and seniors
Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at friends.edu/finearts.

Saturday, Oct. 7

Registration and Information Station
9-10 a.m.
Casado Campus Center
Singing Quaker Alumni Brunch
10-11 a.m.
Casado Campus Center, McKay Gymnasium
Friends University Singing Quakers alumni are invited to a brunch in recognition of the many international tours throughout the years.
$10 per person

Singing Quaker Alumni Reunion 
11-12 p.m.
Casado Campus Center, McKay Gymnasium
Friends University Singing Quaker alumni are invited to sing a few choir favorites under the direction of Dr. Cecil Riney and Dr. Mark Bartel. There will not be a formal concert but we are sure that singing a few works with former classmates will bring back fond memories of singing with the choir.
Class Reunion
Coffee with Friends 50th and 60th Reunion Gatherings – Class of 1957 & 1967
10:30 a.m.
Davis Administration Building, 1st floor
Time to reminisce and dig through old yearbooks! Join your classmates for coffee and snacks and enjoy catching up. Class photos will be taken.

Future Falcon Visit Day
Check in begins at 11:15 a.m.
Davis Administration Building, room 209
High school students are invited to discover the ins and outs of the college search process as well as what it’s like to be a student at Friends. Experience Homecoming like a Falcon, tailgate with your friends and receive free tickets to see the only college football team in Wichita!
To register, go to friends.edu/visit or call 316-295-5103
Homecoming
Homecoming Parade
1 p.m.
A Friends University tradition, where everyone can proudly display their Falcon Pride! Floats, classic cars, marching bands and more will offer a variety of entertainment for parade goers of all ages.

Alumni Tailgate and Homecoming Carnival
1:30-3 p.m.
Adair-Austin Stadium, North Parking Lot and Science Building Lawn
Enjoy lunch, inflatable rides, carnival games and activities.
Lunch: $8 adults; $5 children six to 12; free for children under six with paid adult
Carnival: Free
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Falcon Football vs. Southwestern College
3 p.m.
Adair-Austin Stadium
Join us in recognizing the 2017 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees.
$7 adults; $2 students and seniors; free for children under 12
Tickets can be purchased at the gate.
Fall Ballet
7:30 p.m.
Riney Fine Arts Center, Sebits Auditorium

Sunday, Oct. 8

Singing Quakers Heritage Sunday
10 a.m.
University Friends Church
Join the Singing Quakers to celebrate the Quaker heritage of Friends University and our ties with University Friends Church.
Fall Ballet
2:00 p.m.
Riney Fine Arts Center, Sebits Auditorium

 

Accomodations

Friends University has reserved a block of rooms at Drury Plaza and Broadview Wichita
Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview Wichita 
$145 per night
400 West Douglas
316-262-5000
Hotel at WaterWalk 
$99 per night
711 S. Main St.
316-263-1063

Homecoming Brochure

Feel free to download the Homecoming brochure for more information!
Homecoming brochure