Lawrence’s Homecoming and Family Weekend!

Friday, October 16
7 a.m.–7 p.m. Open recreation, Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center
8 a.m.–4 p.m. Families/alumni attend classes with students—Visits with faculty by appointment
(students should schedule individual appointments for their parents in advance)
10 a.m.–4 p.m. Wriston Art Center Galleries open, Wriston Art Center
11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Lunch, Warch Campus Center
6 p.m. Vikings Hall of Fame Dinner, Warch Campus Center
RSVP by Oct. 9 to purchase tickets -
7 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Illinois College (Play for a Cure), Alexander Gym
8 p.m. Lawrence Symphony Orchestra Concert, Memorial Chapel 


Saturday, October 17
8:30–9:30 a.m. Complimentary continental breakfast, Gallery (Warch Campus Center)
9–9:30 a.m. Remarks by President Mark Burstein followed by Q&A session, Somerset Room (Warch Campus Center)
9 a.m.–Noon Admissions office open
Interviews for prospective students must be scheduled in advance by calling
800-227-0982, Hurvis Center
9 a.m. Alumnae Volleyball Match, Alexander Gym
9:30 a.m. Alumni Baseball Game, Whiting Field East
9:30–10:30 a.m. Student services staff available to answer questions, Somerset Room (Warch Campus Center)
10:30 a.m. Alumnae Softball Game, Banta Bowl
10:40–11:30 a.m. Mini-courses taught by faculty
11 a.m. Women’s Soccer vs. Grinnell College, Banta Bowl
11 a.m. Alumni Swimming and Diving Meet, Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. All-Campus Fall Festival Picnic
Students may wish to use meal swipes to pay for family members’ meals, Main Hall Green
Noon–4 p.m. Wriston Art Center galleries open, Wriston Art Center
1:30–2:20 p.m. Mini-courses taught by faculty
1:30 p.m. Men’s Soccer vs. Grinnell College, Banta Bowl
4:40 p.m. Banta Bowl re-dedication ceremony, Banta Bowl
5 p.m. Lawrence Vikings football vs. Carroll University, Banta Bowl
5:30 p.m. Dinner on your own
6 p.m. Women’s Volleyball vs. Northland College, Alexander Gym
8 p.m. Lawrence Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band Concert, Memorial Chapel
10 p.m. Dakaboom
Music-driven comedy duo Dakaboom combines the musical genres of pop, hip-hop, opera, jazz and musical theatre, electronica and a cappella to modernize and reinvent the vaudeville art form. Impressive talent mixed with unique humor make the duo something brand new and yet altogether familiar to current audiences., Warch Campus Center


Sunday, October 18
10:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Brunch, Warch Campus Center
11 a.m. Women's Soccer vs. Cornell College,  Banta Bowl
Noon–4 p.m. Wriston Art Center Galleries open, Wriston Art Center
1:30 p.m. Men’s Soccer vs. Cornell College, Banta Bowl
1 p.m. Open recreation, Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center



Click here for a list of Mini-Courses scheduled for Saturday, October 17 during Fall Festival.

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