General Schedule

Thursday, October 8

 

3 - 5 pm

Reception for Dr. Bruce Howard ’74
2015 Alumnus of the Year for Distinguished Service to Alma Mater
(By Invitation)

 

Friday, October 9

 

9:30 am - 5 pm

Alumni Welcome Center
Ticket Pick-up & Reunion Information
Fireside Room, Beamer Center
Start your weekend here! Visit the Alumni Welcome Center to check in and pick up event tickets, name tags, and weekend information, then stop by your class table to see who else will be on campus.

10:30 am

Homecoming Chapel
Edman Memorial Chapel

11 am - 2 pm

Wheaton College Archives and Special Collections Open House
3rd Floor, Billy Graham Center
Interact with Wheaton's past in a whole new way! Visit Archives & Special Collections to get an up-close look at Wheaton artifacts, like pieces of the original Senior Bench, the Senior Cake, or Blanchard family heirlooms.

1 - 3 pm

Annual Student Poster Session
Summer Science Research
1st Floor, Meyer Science Center

3:30 - 6 pm

Department Open Houses
Reconnect with Wheaton faculty and find out what’s new and different about students and academic life today. See schedule for participating departments.

4 - 6 pm

Self-Guided Residence Hall Tours
Fischer & Traber Dorms
See how these residence halls have changed.

4:30 pm

Women’s Soccer vs. Millikin University*
Joe Bean Stadium

4:30 pm

Football Chapel for Current and Former Players
Barrows Auditorium, Billy Graham Center

5 pm

Women's Volleyball vs. Aurora University*
King Arena, Sports & Recreation Complex

7 pm

Men’s Soccer vs. Millikin University*
Joe Bean Stadium

7:30 - 10 pm

Alumni Coffee House
Meyer Science Center
Catch up with your friends in the new Meyer Science Center while enjoying the live bluegrass band, hot drinks, and an assortment of desserts. Everyone is invited!
$8/adult, $4/child age 5-12, free/child age 0-4

 

Saturday, October 10

 

8 am

Wheaton Associates Breakfast
(By Invitation)

8 - 10 am

Department Open Houses
Reconnect with Wheaton faculty and find out what’s new and different about students and academic life today. See schedule for participating departments.

9 am

Alumni vs. Students Baseball Game
Lee Pfund Stadium
1N150 Gary Avenue, Carol Stream
(Pregame begins at 8 am)

9 am

Alumni vs. Students Softball Game
Ruth Leedy Field

9 am

Alumni vs. Students Swim Meet
Chrouser Pool, Sports & Recreation Complex

 

9 am - 12 pm

Alumni Welcome Center
Ticket Pick-up & Reunion Information
Fireside Room, Beamer Center
Visit the Alumni Welcome Center to check in and pick up event tickets, name tags, and weekend information, then stop by your class table to see who else will be on campus.

3 - 4 pm

Homecoming Town Hall with President Philip Ryken ’88 & Student Government
Room 145, Meyer Science Center
Have you ever wanted to ask Wheaton’s president a question? Now’s your chance! Join us for an update on the College and an informal Q & A with President Ryken.

11 am - 1 pm

Homecoming BBQ & Thundertown
Hendrickson Gymnasium, Sports & Recreation Complex
You’ll be seated by class, so come hang out before the football game. This event includes a fun activity area for kids, and lots of blue and orange!
$10/adult, $5/child age 5-12, free/child age 0-4

1 pm

Football vs. Augustana College*
McCully Stadium

2 & 2:30 pm

Campus Tours
Ticket & Information Office, Student Services Building

4 pm

Athletics Hall of Honor Reception
King Arena Lobby, Sports & Recreation Complex

4 - 6 pm

Self-Guided Residence Hall Tours
Fischer & Traber Dorms
See how these residence halls have changed.

5 pm

Reunion Class Events
Various Locations

7:30 pm

Homecoming Concert: Wheaton College Symphony Orchestra
Edman Memorial Chapel
In addition to pieces by Tchaikovsky and Mozart, the highlight of this year’s Homecoming Concert will be Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, complete with narrator, dancers, and stage setting. Don’t miss it!
Free Admission


*Tickets available for purchase at the door.

**Times and locations subject to change. Check back for updated information or call 630.752.5047 with questions.

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