Lindenwood University Homecoming & Reunion 2016

October 10-15

A Message From Our Alumni Relations Director

Michelle Giessman

Welcome Back Honored Classes!

We would like to extend a special invitation to our honored classes to attend Homecoming and Reunion! Celebrate your legacy as part of the Lindenwood family by joining your classmates, Professors Emeriti, fellow alumni and friends, and faculty and staff at the Alumni Reception and Tour in the new Library and Academic Resources Center, Friday, Oct. 13 from 5-7 p.m.

The Alumni Association meeting will be Saturday, Oct. 14 at 9 a.m. in the Library and Academic Resources Center. Please be sure to attend to receive updates on all of the great things happening on campus and in our growing alumni community, and to greet the class agent of 1967, who will share her memories of Lindenwood.

- Michelle Giessman

This year’s honored classes include:

Lindenwood College Classes:
1992: 25-year reunion
1967: 50-year reunion

Lindenwood University Classes:
2007: 10-year reunion

Events Schedule

Tentative Schedule - Subject to Change

Monday, October 9 - Sunday, October 14

Organization Homecoming Banner Competition
2017 Homecoming Welcome to the Jungle banners will be displayed in Evans Commons and Spellmann Center for the entire week.

Tuesday, October 10

9 - 11 p.m. - Movie Night under the Stars
Evans Commons, Lawn
Come see the magic of Jumanji; when two kids find and play a magical jungle board game, they release a man trapped inside it for decades, along with a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.

Wednesday, October 11

4 - 8 p.m. - Homecoming Escape Room
Evans Commons, Group Exercise Room
Take part in a challenging escape room adventure game where players must work together to decipher clues, crack codes, solve puzzles, and escape before time runs out!

5 - 7 p.m. - Homecoming Organization Fair
Evans Commons, Courts
Join Student Involvement on the Evans Commons Courts for our Homecoming Organization Fair! Meet and learn about a wide variety of student organizations and see all the involvement opportunities Lindenwood has to offer!

8 - 10 p.m. - 1st Annual Homecoming & Alumni Bonfire
Pfremmer Pond
Music, s’mores, and Homecoming memories await the inaugural Homecoming Bon Fire, hosted by Residential Life.

Thursday, October 12

7 - 10 p.m. - Homecoming Lip Sync / Pep Rally
Hyland Arena
Come join us for a night of entertainment as our students put on a wild lip sync competition and pep rally, including appearances from some of our fall sports teams and performances by the Golden Lion Marching Band and the Spirit Squad.

Friday, October 13

4 - 7 p.m. - Homecoming and Reunion Registration Table
Library and Academic Resources Center, Main Entrance
50, 25, and 10 year Reunion alumni check in. All pre-registration packets can be picked up at this location.

4 - 5 p.m. - Professors Emeriti and 50-Year Reunion Reception
Library and Academic Resources Center, The Grove
Visit with your former classmates and professors and reminisce on old times in Lindenwood’s newest building.

5 - 7 p.m. - Alumni Reception & Progressive Tours
Library and Academic Resources Center
Tour the new Library and Academic Resources Center and discover all of the new and exciting features of the LARC.

6 p.m. - 50th Reunion Alumni Dinner
The class of 1967 will celebrate with a dinner at Prasino in the Streets of St. Charles.

7 - 9 p.m. - Greek Life Yard Show
LUCC Auditorium
Come watch as members of our multicultural Greek organizations show you how it’s done. Watch as they step and stroll and demonstrate how Lions bring it to the yard!

7 - 9 p.m. - Men’s and Women’s Soccer Alumni Reunion
Alumni Plaza, Spellmann Center End Zone
Join soccer alumni as they reminisce and cheer the Lady Lions on to victory.

7 - 9 p.m. - Women’s Soccer
Hunter Stadium
The Lady Lions will take on the Missouri S&T Miners.

9-11 p.m. - Streets of Lindenwood Party
John Weber Dr, Hunter Stadium
Students and alumni are invited to kick off the Homecoming weekend with the music of Serapis, one of St. Louis’ premier bands for authentic rock music since 1982. Enjoy fire pits, a coffee bar, and snacks.

Saturday, October 14

9 - 10 a.m. - Lindenwood Alumni Association General Meeting
Library and Academic Resources Center
Visit with fellow alumni and attend the annual alumni association meeting. President Michael Shonrock will deliver a state-of-the-university address, the Alumni Association president will offer an alumni news update, and the 1967 50-year reunion class agents will share their memories.

9 - 11 a.m. - Alumni Baseball Game
Lou Brock Complex
Attention all baseball alumni! The first pitch will be thrown at 9 a.m. sharp. Don’t miss out on the rematch from the April reunion game. Baseball families will have a front row seat for the Welcome to the Jungle parade that will pass by the Lou Brock complex after the game.

10 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Men’s Alumni Rugby Game
Lindenwood Track, Field
The men’s rugby alumni will meet for a friendly scrimmage and then proceed to the tailgate area for the Homecoming Barbecue and Street Party.

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Homecoming & Alumni Parade
Lindenwood Campus
Please help us recognize and celebrate our alumni, athletes, student organizations, local businesses and partners, and many others at our annual Homecoming parade. The parade will include entries with a wild jungle theme that will be sure to amuse and entertain.

11 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Alumni BBQ, Homecoming Block Party & Tailgate
Spellmann Center Lot, Field House, John Weber Drive
Enjoy Nagel’s BBQ, visit a variety of food trucks, and enjoy games, face painting, and tailgating. For the ultimate ’80s experience, That 80s Band will perform across from the entrance to Hunter Stadium.

12:30 p.m. - Alumni Plaza
Spellmann Center, Patio Tent
Alumni, students, parents, and friends are all welcome. Enjoy desserts and snacks and cheer the Lions on to victory!

1:00 p.m. - Homecoming Football Game
Hunter Stadium
The Lindenwood Lions will face off against the Emporia State Hornets. The 2017 Homecoming Court will be presented at halftime along with the crowning of the king and queen.

4:30 - 6 p.m. - Black Alumni Council Reception
Lindenwood House
Please join us for the inaugural Black Alumni Council meeting immediately following the Homecoming Football Game (approximately 4:30-6:00 p.m.). Dr. Michael Shonrock, Lindenwood University system president, will host a wine and cheese reception at the Lindenwood House to celebrate this event. RSVP Now.

7 - 9 p.m. - Rugby Reunion
Alumni Plaza
Join us for the inaugural rugby alumni reunion at the Alumni Plaza, above the Spellmann Center end zone. Enjoy refreshments and good times.

7:30 - Women’s Rugby Game
Hunter Stadium
The Lady Lions will take on Tulane University.

Parade Information

Lindenwood University 2017 Homecoming Parade
October 14 at 10:30 a.m.

Please help us recognize our alumni, athletes, student organizations, members of St. Charles City Council, veterans, local businesses, and many others at our annual Homecoming & Reunion parade.

Are you interested in being in the parade? Contact Nikki Cornwell at or (636) 949-4717.

Parade Route

Parade Route

Parade Route Map | Campus Map

RSVP / Ticket Information

Bundle / Prices

$30 Alumni Reunion Bundle

LARC Alumni Reception and Tour on Friday
1 BBQ Ticket on Saturday
1 Lions football ticket and admission to the Alumni Plaza tent
Admission to all Homecoming reunion and athletic events
1 2017 Homecoming T-shirt

$20.00 Football Bundle

1 Lions football ticket and admission to the Alumni Plaza tent
1 BBQ Ticket on Saturday
1 2017 Homecoming T-shirt

$10 Alumni Plaza Bundle

2 football game tickets
2 access to the Alumni Plaza food tent

$6 Alumni Plaza Bundle

1 football game ticket
1 access to the Alumni Plaza food tent

If purchased separately, individual ticket prices will cost:
    • Football Game: $10-Adults; $5-Alumni; $5-Kids (Age 5+)
    • Saturday BBQ: $10-Adults; $5-Kids (Age 6-12)
    • Homecoming T-Shirt: $10
    • All Other Athletic Events: Free Admission
    • Friday Night LARC Alumni Reception and Tour - $6*
    • Friday M & W Soccer Reunion (Alumni Plaza Tent) - $6*
    • Saturday Football Alumni Plaza Tent - $6*
    • Saturday Rugby Reunion (Alumni Plaza Tent) - $6*

* Enter Promotional Code 2FOR10 when purchasing more than one of these select ticket options to receive $1 off per ticket.

Travel Information

Hotel Information

Hotel - Phone - Distance from Lindenwood
(Ask for Lindenwood University Rate)

  • Ameristar - (636) 940-4300 - 2 miles
  • Best Western Plus - (636) 946-6936 - 1.5 miles
  • Comfort Suites [St. Charles] - (636) 949-0694 - 2 miles
  • Comfort Inn [O'Fallon] - (636) 696-8000 - 10 miles
  • Country Inn & Suites - (636) 724-5555 - 2 miles
  • Courtyard St. Louis St. Peters - (636) 477-6900 - 5 miles
  • Embassy Suites - (636) 946-5544 - 2 miles
  • Fairfield Inn - (636) 946-1900 - 2 miles
  • Hampton Inn - (636) 947-6800 - 4 miles
  • Holiday Inn Express - (636) 757-6100 - 3 miles
  • TownePlace Inn - (636) 949-6800 - 2.5 miles

Rental Car

Lindenwood Homecoming
Rental Car Provider

(Ask for Lindenwood University Rate)

  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car
    Bobby Kurtzeborn or Ashley Ruble
    (636) 946-3010

For More Information

General Inquiries
(636) 949-4420

Alumni Inquiries
(636) 949-4975

Athletic Alumni Inquiries
(636) 949-4427

Student Inquiries
(636) 949-4983

Parent Inquiries
(636) 949-4848

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