Homecoming 2021

Mark your calendars for our IN-PERSON Homecoming on October 8-9, 2021! 

You’ll see many Homecoming staples, with a continued commitment to the health and safety of our campus community, guests, and the pride of Anderson (that’s you!). 

Get ready for the Helios reception, Luminaries, Cheap Thrills, Encore, the Homecoming Street Fair and Homecoming Breakfast (in the renovated Marketplace), athletic contests (including the new soccer stadium ribbon cutting), hot air balloon rides in the Valley, the alumni showcase concert, and more.

See our full schedule of events below, and check back in for updates throughout the summer and to register for your Homecoming package. 

EVENTS

As we lead up to Homecoming Weekend, click on the orange links to get access to live and pre-recorded events and other information related to this special weekend.

Tuesday, Oct. 5
  • 11 a.m. – Coronation Chapel 
Thursday, Oct. 7
  • 11 a.m. – Alumni Chapel
Friday, Oct. 8
  • 1 p.m. – AU Soccer Golf Scramble (Anderson Country Club), please contact Coach Scott Fridley for more information (765) 623-6214
  • 5:30 – 7 p.m. – Department reunion/receptions (various campus locations)
  • 6 – 9 p.m.- Hot Air Balloon Rides (Hartung parking lot)
  • 7 – 9 p.m. – Helios Reception in the Valley (Helios) 
  • Dusk: Campus Illumination (Valley)
  • 7:30 p.m. – School of Music, Theatre, and Dance Homecoming Concert (Park Place Church of God)
  • 9:30 p.m. – Cheap Thrills (Reardon Auditorium)
Saturday, Oct. 9
  • 8:30 – 10 a.m.- Homecoming Breakfast (Olt Student Center- Schield Dining Room)
  • 9:19 – 10:30 a.m. – President Pistole Book Signing (Nicholson Library)
  • 10 – 11:30 a.m. – School of Music, Theatre & Dance Alumni Reception (York Performance Hall Lobby)
  • 10:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Athletic Hall of Fame
  • 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Homecoming Fair
  • 12 p.m. – Women’s Soccer (Soccer Field)
  • 1:30 p.m. – Football vs Rose Hulman (Macholtz Stadium)
  • 2 p.m. – Soccer Stadium ribbon cutting ceremony
  • 3 p.m.- Men’s Soccer (Soccer Field)
  • 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. – Alumni Awards Ceremony (York Performance Hall lobby)
  • 5:15 p.m. – Men’s Soccer alumni game (Soccer Field)
  • 5:30 – 7 p.m. – Dinner in the Valley
  • 7 p.m. – Alumni Showcase Concert featuring Cliff Ritchey ’00 (York Performance Hall)
  • 7 & 10 p.m.- Encore (Reardon Auditorium)