Unless otherwise noted, events are free of charge and do not require registration. While all are welcome at all events, primary audiences are noted within each event description below. 

Thursday, October 6

T-shirt Giveaway
Warch Campus Center
12–1:30 p.m.
Audience: students, faculty, staff

Spirit Space Plant Giveaway
Esch Hurvis Center for Spiritual and Religious Life
5–7:30 p.m.
Audience: students only

Game Night
This event is being hosted by SOUP and Black Student Union.
Warch Campus Center
Somerset Room
7–9 p.m.
Audience: students only


Friday, October 7

Fall 2022 Exhibitions – View on Web
• 175th Anniversary Exhibition
• Tom Jones (Ho-Chunk)
• Where is Black Art _____
Wriston Art Galleries
10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Audience: students, faculty, staff, alumni, and families

Campus Tour
One of the best ways to experience Lawrence is through a student-led campus tour.  Whether you’ve never been, haven’t been in a while, or simply want a refresher, this one is for you!
Chapman Hall
Admissions Lobby
3:10–4:20 p.m.
Audience: families

President's Reception
All alumni and families are invited to meet President Carter and her Cabinet at this special reception. 
Warch Campus Center
Mead Witter Room
4–5 p.m.
Audience: alumni and families

Outdoor Games and Activities
Students are invited to get in the homecoming spirit by participating in various games and activities on the Quad.
Quad
6–7:30 p.m.
Audience: students only

Viking Hall of Fame Dinner
Alex Goodson Ruikis '10, Joe Loehnis '06, Sue Schneider Harrison '78, Hayley Vatch Breden '09, Andrew Wong '06 and the 1967-68 swimming and diving team will be inducted into the Lawrence University Intercollegiate Athletic Hall of Fame.
Warch Campus Center
Somerset Room
6–9 p.m.
*Invite only, registration required

Fall Preview Choir Concert
Lawrence Memorial Chapel
8–9 p.m.
Audience: students, faculty, staff, alumni, and families

Student Talent Show
Students are invited to end day two of homecoming with a student talent show. Want to show off your skills and talents? Compete for the chance to win big prizes and be crowned Lawrence homecoming talent show champion!
Warch Campus Center
Esch Hurvis Room
9–10 p.m.
Audience: students only

Alumni After Hours
Connect with members of the Lawrence community both past and present.
Viking Room
8–close
Audience: students, faculty, staff, alumni, and families


Saturday, October 8

Campus Tour
One of the best ways to experience Lawrence is through a student-led campus tour.  Whether you’ve never been, haven’t been in a while, or simply want a refresher, this one is for you!
Chapman Hall
Admissions Lobby
9:30–10:45 a.m.
Audience: families

Life at Lawrence Panel
Families are welcome to join this special panel discussion with Dean of Students Brittany Bell and other campus leaders to get insight on life at Lawrence.
Cinema
10–11 a.m.
Audience: families

Archives Open House
Meet the University Archivist and peruse materials from Lawrence’s 175 year history.
Mudd Library
10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Audience: alumni and families

Alumni Softball Game
Whiting Field
10:30 a.m.

Audience: alumni and students

Alumni Swim and Dive Meet
Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center
11 a.m.

Audience: alumni and students

Men's and Women's Cross Country
Reid Golf Course
1100 E Fremont St, Appleton, WI 54915
11 a.m. (Shuttle transportation from the Wriston Turnaround beginning at 10:45 a.m.)
Audience: students, faculty, staff, alumni, and families

Vikings Tailgate
Experience the Fan Zone at this pre-football tailgate – food trucks, lawn games, inflatables, music, and more! 
Banta Bowl
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (Shuttle transportation from the Wriston Turnaround beginning at 10:45 a.m.)
*Credit/debit or cash payment required for food trucks
Audience: students, faculty, staff, alumni, and families

Fall 2022 Exhibitions – View on Web
• 175th Anniversary Exhibition
• Tom Jones (Ho-Chunk)
• Where is Black Art _____
Wriston Art Galleries
12 p.m.–4 p.m.
Audience: students, faculty, staff, alumni, and families

Football Game
Lawrence University vs. Cornell College
Banta Bowl
1–4 p.m. (Shuttle transportation from the Wriston Turnaround from 10:45 a.m-3:30 p.m.)
*Students, faculty, and staff free of charge with LU ID. Alumni should check in at the alumni tent to gain free admission as well.
Audience: students, faculty, staff, alumni, and families

Women's Tennis
Lawrence Courts
3 p.m.
Audience: students, faculty, staff, alumni, and families

Wine Tasting at the VR
Viking Room
4–5:30 p.m.
Audience: alumni and families

Minions: The Rise of Gru
Free popcorn and snacks. Families are welcome to attend!
Warch Campus Center Cinema
4 p.m.
Audience: families

Kaleidoscope Donor Reception
Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, Founders Room
400 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911
6:30–8 p.m.
*Invite only, registration required

Kaleidoscope
First performed in 2006, Kaleidoscope’s nonstop, 75-minute format provides a rapid-fire musical spectrum showcasing the sheer variety and mastery of students attending the Lawrence University Conservatory.
Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
400 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911
8–9:15 p.m.
*Tickets required. Purchase tickets here.
Audience: students, faculty, staff, alumni, and families

Fall Homecoming Dance
Students are cordially invited to celebrate the end homecoming with a night of fun and dancing! Grab your dance partner or your group of friends and get ready for an unforgettable night of food, beverages, live music, and much more!
Co-hosted by Lawrence International and SOUP

Warch Campus Center
Somerset Room
9:15 p.m.–12 a.m.
Audience: students only

Alumni After Hours
Connect with members of the Lawrence community both past and present.
Viking Room
10 p.m.–close
Audience: students, faculty, staff, alumni, and families


Sunday, October 9

Brunch
All alumni and families are invited to join the campus community for brunch.
Andrew Commons
9 a.m.–1 p.m.
*Meal swipes or credit/debit payment required
Audience: students, faculty, staff, alumni, and families

Jazz Performers
Take in the sounds of some Lawrence jazz before or after your brunch!
Warch Campus Center, First Floor
10:30 a.m.–noon
Audience: students, faculty, staff, alumni, and families

S'mores Sunday
Hamar House Backyard
7–9 p.m.
Audience: students only