Events

Homecoming Schedule of Events
October 12-13, 2018

Homecoming weekend is packed with fun events for the whole family. Several events for alumni and friends are hosted annually; there are always new and exciting things popping up around campus each year!

($) = Tickets required
* = Preregistration Requested
SUB = Student Union Building

Friday, Oct. 12, 2018  
7:30 a.m.Truman Alumni Board of Directors MeetingStudent Union Building, Alumni Room
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.Ruth W. Towne Museum & Visitors Center OpenRuth W. Towne Museum & Visitors Center
10:30 a.m.Campus Tour
Register Online
Ruth W. Towne Museum & Visitors Center
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Alumni Center Open
(Pick up Truman gifts for alumni, purchase tickets for Homecoming events, register for door prizes, buy apparel, leave messages for friends, enjoy FREE refreshments and drinks courtesy of the Truman Alumni Association)
Down Under, Student Union Building, Lower Level
12 p.m.Women's Soccer: Truman vs. University of IndianapolisBulldog Soccer Park
12 - 4 p.m.Alumni Leaders Conference*
Preregistration requested
Conference includes snacks, packet, FREE conference gift & Lunch served from 12-1 p.m. in Activities Room
Details | Register for Conference
Student Union Building, Alumni Room
2:30 p.m.Men's Soccer: Truman vs. University of IndianapolisBulldog Soccer Park
3:30 p.m.Campus Tour
Register Online
Ruth W. Towne Museum & Visitors Center
5 p.m.Banquet Reception
Student Union Building, HUB
6 p.m.Bulldog Forever Banquet ($)*
$20 adults/$10 Children; Preregistration requested
Banquet includes Dinner, Golden Alumni Diploma Ceremony and Homecoming Honorees
Purchase Banquet Tickets
Student Union Building, Georgian Room
9:15 p.m."Phantom of the Universe" Planetarium Show ($)
Tickets: $5
Del & Norma Planetarium
Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018  
7 a.m.Registration for 5K Run/Walk opens

Barnett Hall Lobby
8 a.m.5K Run/Walk ($)
Details | Register Online

If there is light rain, the 5K will happen as scheduled. If there is thunder or lightning, it will be cancelled.
In front of Barnett Hall
8 - 9 a.m.Complimentary donuts, hot chocolate & coffee for alumniStudent Union Building, Georgian Room
9 - 11:30 a.m.Alumni Center Open
(Pick up Truman gifts for alumni, purchase tickets for Homecoming events, register for door prizes, buy apparel, leave messages for friends, enjoy FREE refreshments and drinks courtesy of the Truman Alumni Association)
Student Union Building, Georgian Room, Lower Level
9 a.m.Parade
Co-sponsored by Blue Key and the Truman Alumni Association
Parade Route | Parade Registration Details

If there is light rain, the parade will happen as scheduled. If there is thunder or lightning, it will be postponed.
EAST SIDE of Franklin Street; indoor seating available in the Georgian Room, SUB, for Golden Alumni
10:30 a.m.Roger J. Johnson Patio Ribbon CuttingUniversity Mall
10 - 11:30 a.m.Newman Center Open House
Coffee and pastries will be served. Hear from current students, take a tour of the building and connect with the alumni network. A Kids Corner will be provided to entertain your little ones if needed. RSVP to Kim Westerman.
Catholic Newman Center
10 - 11:30 a.m.Nursing Alumni Reception
The Nursing Department invites alumni for light refreshments, a tour of the Nursing Simulation Center, and a "meet and greet" with Nursing faculty, students and alumni. Classes of 2008, 1998, 1983, 1988, 1978, 1968 are honored guests.
Nursing Department, HS 3206
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Education Department Open House
Light refreshments will be served.
Violette Hall Education Department (2nd Floor)
10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.Ruth W. Towne Museum & Visitors Center OpenRuth W. Towne Museum & Visitors Center
11 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.Bulldog Forever Tailgate
Details | Purchase Tailgate Meal Tickets ($8)*

Bulldog Forever Tailgate Reservations: Alpha Phi Omega, Alpha Sigma Alpha, A.T. Still University,
Black Alumni Celebration, Center for Student Involvement (Greek Life), Catholic Newman Center/Kirksville Newman Alumni, Equipped (EQ), Iowa Alumni Chapter, Sigma Kappa


Parking lots at southwest corner of Franklin & Patterson streets (Rain site: Student Union Building)
11 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.Enjoy Lunch in a Residence Hall ($)
$8 per person; pay at the door/cash only
Ryle Hall, Centennial Hall, Missouri Hall
11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.Golden Alumni Class Reunion Luncheon/Class of 1968 & Prior Classes ($)*
$15 adults/$10 children; preregistration requested
Purchase Luncheon Tickets
Student Union Building, Georgian Room
11:30 a.m.Campus Tour
Register Online
Ruth W. Towne Museum & Visitors Center
12 p.m.Men's & Women's Swimming: Truman vs. UMSL
Pershing Natatorium
1:15 p.m.Pep Rally (Crowning of Royalty)Tailgate parking lots/southwest corner of Franklin & Patterson streets
1:30 p.m.Campus Tour
Register Online
Ruth W. Towne Museum & Visitors Center
1:30 p.m.Pre-Football Game ActivitiesStokes Stadium
2 p.m.Bulldog Football Game ($)
Tickets: $8/adults, $5/children & senior citizens; FREE admission with Truman Alumni Chapter membership card); Purchase tickets at the gate (cash or check only) or online
Stokes Stadium
7 p.m."Phantom of the Universe" Planetarium Show ($)
Tickets: $5
Del & Norma Robinson Planetarium
8 p.m."From Earth to the Universe" Planetarium Show ($)
Tickets: $5
Del & Norma Robinson Planetarium
Sunday,
Oct. 14, 2018
  
11 a.m.Alumni MassCatholic Newman Center
12 p.m.Women's Soccer: Truman vs. Bellarmine UniversityBulldog Soccer Park
2:30 p.m.Men's Soccer: Truman vs. Bellarmine UniversityBulldog Soccer Park
($) = Tickets required
* = Preregistration Requested
SUB = Student Union Building

All events subject to change.

Do you have an event taking place Homecoming weekend that’s not listed on this schedule?

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