Welcome Back IWU Wildcats and Marion College Titans to Homecoming 2018! 

Bring your family for a weekend of fun activities and reconnecting with classmates, professors and friends!

Celebrate what God is doing through IWU alumni as we honor 2018 Alumni Award winners during the Homecoming Celebration & Banquet. IWU alumni, like you, are redefining greatness in the fields that God has called them.

Join us for Homecoming 2018 to gather and rejoice how God is changing the world through you.

Scholarship Luncheon

11:30 AM– 1:30 PM

Barnes Student Center Banquet Rooms

BY INVITATION ONLY

Torch Run & Homecoming Derby

6:00 – 7:00 PM

South / Beckett Lawn

Women’s Soccer vs. Spring Arbor

7:00 PM

Athletic Fields

IWU Fall Opera

7:30 PM

Phillippe Performing Arts Center - Baker Recital Hall

Join the IWU Theater Guild as they put on “The Old Maid and the Thief” and “The Telephone.” For theater information visit https://www.indwes.edu/events/onstage/.

Awaken Meet & Greet

9:00 – 9:30 PM

Chapel Auditorium

Awaken United

9:30 PM

Chapel Auditorium

Join us for a worship service that gathers alumni and current students together to seek a fresh movement of God’s Spirit in our lives and in our community.

Alumni Art Show

8:00 AM – 9:30 PM

Barnes Student Center 1920 Gallery

The gallery will feature pieces by various alumni from different career paths and backgrounds. Visit the gallery’s website for more information. Indiana Wesleyan's 1920 Gallery will host an online art auction fundraiser Oct. 1-6 that features artwork donated by IWU students, faculty and alumni.

Class Reunion Alumni Registration

8:00 – 9:30 AM

Chapel Auditorium Lobby

Check in for the class reunion of ’53, ’58, ’61, ’62, ’63, ’66, ’67, ’68. Stop by the registration table to receive your Homecoming reunion packet.

Alumni World Changer Chapel

10:05 – 11:00 AM

Chapel Auditorium Lobby

Join the IWU community to explore the story of God, engage in worship, and empower one another to lead lives of spiritual vitality. This chapel service will feature an alumni band, keynote speaker and Alumni World Changer recipient.

Class Reunion Alumni Luncheon

11:30 AM

Barnes Student Center Banquet Rooms

Classes of ’53, ’58, ’61, ’62, ’63, ’66, ’67, ’68: Enjoy a time of reminiscing, fellowship and fun. Register by calling the Alumni Office at 765-677-2110.

Campus Tour

2:00 PM

Departs from the Recreation and Wellness Center Circle

Meet the Alumni Office at the Recreation and Wellness Center Circle (Nebraska Street) for a bus tour of the IWU Marion campus. The tour will feature both current and historical facts about the university.

Homecoming Celebration & Banquet Registration

5:00 – 5:45 PM

Phillippe Performing Arts Center Lobby

Check-in for the Homecoming Celebration & Banquet. Light refreshments served. To register visit: https://www.picatic.com/iwuhomecomingcelebration2018

Homecoming Celebration & Banquet

6:00 – 8:30 PM

Phillippe Performing Art Center

A celebration program of Heritage, Legacy & Revival.  Join the IWU family for a night of worship and alumni recognition. Following the program, we will move to the Barnes Student Center for a meal, fellowship and reminiscing.  

Faculty Reception (Retired & Current)

8:30 – 9:30 PM

Barnes Student Center Banquet Rooms

Fellowship and reminisce with some of your favorite professors both retired and current.  

Alumni Art Exhibit & Reception

8:30 – 9:30 PM

Barnes Student Center 1920 Gallery

Explore the Alumni Exhibit in the 1920 Gallery.

Homecoming Student Dance

9:30 PM – 12:00 AM

Intramural Gym

STUDENT ONLY EVENT

Alumni Art Show

8:00 AM– 5:00 PM

Barnes Student Center 1920 Gallery

The gallery will feature pieces by various alumni from different career paths and backgrounds. Visit the gallery’s website for more information. Indiana Wesleyan's 1920 Gallery will host an online art auction fundraiser Oct. 1-6 that features artwork donated by IWU students, faculty and alumni.

Alumni Softball Game

9:00 AM

Athletic Fields

Alumni Class Reunion

9:00 – 10:30 AM

Barnes Student Center Teter Cafe

Relax and take the time to reminisce with fellow classmates from the classes of ’53, ’58, ’61, ’62, ’63, ’66, ’67, ’68.

John Wesley Honors College 20th Anniversary Pancake Brunch

9:00 – 11:00 AM

College Wesleyan Church Great Room

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the founding of John Wesley Honors College.

Alumni Women’s Basketball Tailgate

11:00 AM

Center School Parking Lot

Science Exploration Zone

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Football Alley (45th Street)

A collaborative effort led by faculty from chemistry and biology working with students from the IWU Science Club and Society of Physics Students to put on an engaging science experience targeting kids. Visit the Science Exploration Zone for “hands-on” science experiments.

Kid Zone

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Football Alley (45th Street)

KidZone, for children 12 and under, will feature inflatables. (Severe weather location is the Recreation and Wellness Center, Intramural Gym)

Street Fair (Alumni, Student Clubs & Organizations)

10:00 AM– 1:00 PM

Football Alley (45th Street)

Explore our first annual IWU Street Fair, featuring the Alumni Tent, Student Organizations and fun activities. (Severe weather location is the Recreation and Wellness Center, Intermural Gym)

Cruise-In

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Football Alley (45th Street)

Stroll through the classic car cruise-in lined up at the end of Football Alley. Vote for your favorite car at the Alumni Tent. 

Start your engines and bring your classic car to the Cruise-in!  Are you a car enthusiast or have a collectible car worth showing off? Register today and bring it to Homecoming! www.picatic.com/iwucruisein2018

Campus Tour

10:30 AM

Departs from the Recreation and Wellness Center Circle

Meet the Alumni Office at the Recreation and Wellness Center Circle (Nebraska Street) for a bus tour of the IWU Marion campus. The tour will feature both current and historical facts about the university. 

Alumni Men’s Basketball Tailgate

11:00 AM

Center School Parking Lot

Campus Tour

11:30 AM

Departs from the Recreation and Wellness Center Circle

Meet the Alumni Office at the Recreation and Wellness Center Circle (Nebraska Street) for a bus tour of the IWU Marion campus. The tour will feature both current and historical facts about the university.

Football Game vs. St. Francis (IL)

1:00 PM

Football Stadium

Cheer on the Wildcat football team as they take on the St Francis Fighting Saints in the first ever Homecoming game. For tickets and information visit https://www.iwuwildcats.com.

Volleyball vs. Bethel College

4:00 PM

Recreation and Wellness Center - Luckey Arena

Giving Society Reception (by invitation only)

5:30 – 6:15 PM

Barnes Student Center Henry West Banquet Room

BY INVITATION ONLY

Homecoming Concert

7:00 PM

Chapel Auditorium

Grammy nominated contemporary Christian music singer-songwriter Lauren Daigle will be the featured artist for the 2018 Indiana Wesleyan University Homecoming concert on Saturday evening, October 6th at 7:00pm in the IWU Chapel Auditorium.  Opening for Lauren will be Infinity’s Song and AHI. Tickets go on sale online to the general public on Monday, July 20 at 10:00am.

Buy tickets or copy https://bit.ly/2Oxwy2W into URL search bar
(Ticket pricing range $23-$70)

A: Yes! Please RSVP for the event so that we can save you a seat.
A: Yes you can! Breakfast is $5.50, lunch is $6.50 and dinner is $7.50.

A: Visit this list to see local accommodations.

A: The phone number is 765-677-4911.

To view the memories created at Homecoming 2017 check out the links below:

Indiana Wesleyan University
4201 S. Washington St.
Marion, IN 46953

866-468-6498