Schedule of Events
Events and locations are subject to change.
Check Lindenwood website frequently for most up-to-date Homecoming and Reunion information.



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Donate New and Used Shoes
Drop off new and used shoes during Homecoming to be donated to Shoeman Water Project. Collection boxes will be located throughout the campus buildings. Shoeman Water Projects collects donated new and used shoes and exports them to places like Kenya, Haiti and South America, providing affordable shoes and jobs for those communities. The funds are used for well drilling rigs, water purification systems, and training programs to bring clean, fresh water to those who thirst. Learn more.
Drop Off Locations: Hunter Stadium, Hyland Arena, and 5K Registration (Roemer Hall parking lot).

Monday, October 14, 2013

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
-- Student Organization Fair
Student organizations will construct their own booth for judging. Organizations get creative and present themselves to the student body.
Location: Evans Commons

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
-- Lip Sync Dance Contest
Enjoy the performances and watch our student groups battle for first place.
Location: Evans Commons Gym

Thursday, October 17, 2013

7:00 p.m.
-- Hypnotist Josh McVicar
Josh McVicar; McVicar The Trickster, travels the country performing comedy Magic and Hypnosis shows. As a comedy hypnotist he has the ability and knowledge to astound audiences with comedy hypnosis like they have never seen. As audience members you will get the opportunity to become the stars of the show. You will get to do things on stage that you and your friends will be able to laugh about for years. With McVicar the Trickster you're getting a certified hypnotherapist, and member of the National Guild of Hypnotists. Each show is a fun filled, fast- paced hilarious adventure, which is what makes the Trickster one of the most talked about performer today.
Location: Butler Hall (Loft)

Friday, October 18, 2013

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
-- Table Française
Join the students and faculty of the Lindenwood French program for their French chat - Table Française. This is a great way to practice your French, even if you are a little rusty.
Location: Spellmann Center Dining Hall

1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
-- Homecoming and Reunion Guest Registration
Pick up your Homecoming and Reunion packets. Extra lunch tickets and t-shirts can be purchased at this time.
Location: Hyland Arena

1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
-- Alumni ID Station
New Alumni ID cards are here; apply for your new photo ID during registration.
Location: Hyland Arena

2:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
3:30 p.m.
-- Historic Campus Bus Tours
Three, 30-minute bus tours will be available for you to reminisce on the Heritage Campus and to familiarize you with the new areas of campus. Tours available from 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hyland Arena

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
-- Dorm Tours
Visit your old dormitory; students will be available at all dorms to let visitors in to see their former living spaces.
Location: All on-campus dormitories

2:00 p.m.
-- President’s House Tour for the Class of 1963
A special tour and dessert reception for members of our returning 50th Class. Welcome back, class of 1963! Tickets can be picked up at registration.
Location: Lindenwood House

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
-- The Lions’ Red Cross Blood Drive
Donate blood to the American Red Cross. One donation can save as many as three lives; it feels great to donate!
Location: the Connection, Spellmann Center

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
-- Archaeological Excavation
Help us unearth Lindenwood's history as our archaeology students continue with their on-campus dig in LU's first outdoor classroom. See Lindenwood artifacts come out of the ground and even help find artifacts in the screens as we dig into LU’s past in one of her 100+ year old trash dumps! Dig will take place at the four-way intersection north of the stadium at the northeast corner of the Harmon Parking lot.
Location: Between Harmon Hall Parking Lot / Hunter Stadium

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
-- Tree Dedication In Memory of Professor James Feely
Professor Feely taught in the Lindenwood English Department from 1958 to 1997, and passed away in the Spring of 2013. Join Lindenwood alumni, staff, and faculty as members of the English Department dedicate an oak tree on the Heritage Campus to Professor James Feely.
Location: LU Quad near Pavilion

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
-- Rediscover Lindenwood
Join Lindenwood’s Archivist, Paul Huffman, MLS, as he elaborates on the rich history of Lindenwood.
Location: Harmon Hall

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
-- Alumni and Parent Reception
Reconnect with fellow alums and mingle with the parents of current students! Reminisce about your days as a Lindenwood student, and share your memories with Lindenwood parents.
Location: VIP Room, Hyland Arena

4:30 p.m.
-- J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts Tours
Learn more about this magnificent building and theater in this 30-minute tour.
Location: J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
-- School of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences
Learn more about the School of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences. Meet Dr. Peggy Ellis, Dean of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences, for Lindenwood University as she talks about the future of the program.
Location: Harmon Hall

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
-- Pep Rally
GO LIONS! Our students, alumni, parents, and friends will get pumped for the weekend. See the excitement with appearances from the fall sports teams and the LU marching band.
Location: Evans Commons Gym

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
-- Alumni Fashion Showcase
Meet LU Fashion Design alumni and current LU Fashion Design students as they showcase their talents in the fashion industry.
Location: J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts

  • 5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - "Mocktail" Reception
  • 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Alumni Showcase
  • 7:00 p.m.
    -- Film Series - Things to Come
    Location: Young Hall
    Ticket Prices:
    Free to all LU Alums and Students with a Valid Lindenwood I.D. or Alumni Benefits Card.
    $5.00 - General Public.

    Film Series Website  |  About This Film
    7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    -- Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner
    Join Lindenwood alumni, friends, and sports fans as we induct our seventh class of exemplary athletes into the Lindenwood Athletic Hall of Fame. Tickets are $25 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Lisa Hundelt at (636) 949-4600 or lhundelt@lindenwood.edu.
    Location: Columns Banquet Center

    8:00 p.m.
    -- Lynn Anderson in Concert
    Visit www.lindenwood.edu/center/ for show and ticket information.
    Location: J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts
    J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts Website  |  About This Show
    Saturday, October 19, 2013

    8:00 a.m.
    -- Race to be King - 5K Run and Walk
    7 a.m. Registration, 8 a.m. Start; Join us for our annual Homecoming and Reunion 5K Run and Walk! Starting at Roemer Hall, the event will end at Hunter Stadium. Entry is $20 in advance and $25 at the event. All proceeds benefit Wounded Warriors.
    Location: Roemer Hall
    Visit Race to be King - 5K Run and Walk Page
    8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    -- Lions Basketball Meet and Greet/Practice
    8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Women’s; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Men’s; Meet the 2013-2014 Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams! Stop by to watch practice and take a tour of the newly renovated locker rooms. Get to know the players for the upcoming season.
    Location: Hyland Arena

    8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
    -- Breakfast with the President
    All are invited to join President James D. Evans for breakfast. Hear his address about the school while enjoying the company of alumni, parents, and friends.
    Location: Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room; Spellmann Center

    9:00 a.m.
    -- Alumni Association Annual Meeting
    All alumni are invited to participate in the annual Alumni Association meeting.
    Location: Anheuser-Busch Leadership Room; Spellmann Center

    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    -- Homecoming Reunion and Parade
    Homecoming and Reunion parade. Watch as Lindenwood’s marching band, cheerleaders, dance team, and student organizations prepare for the game against Emporia State University.
    Location: Lindenwood Campus
    Visit Homecoming Reunion and Parade Page
    10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    -- Homecoming and Reunion Guest Registration
    Pick up your Homecoming and Reunion packets. Extra lunch tickets and t-shirts can be purchased at this time.
    Location: Lower level parking lot, Spellmann Center

    10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    -- Alumni ID Station
    New Alumni ID cards are here; apply for your new photo ID during registration.
    Location: Lower level parking lot, Spellmann Center

    11:00 a.m.
    -- Tennis Courts Grand Opening
    Join us for a ribbon cutting and dedication of the new tennis courts at Lindenwood.
    Location: Tennis Courts, John Weber Drive

    11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
    -- Fitness Activity - Boot camp
    Let the Exercise Science students help get you into shape with their boot camp class. Bring a towel and a change of clothes; locker rooms are available (bring your own locks). Photo ID required for gym admittance.
    Location: Evans Commons Gym

    11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
    -- Fitness Activity - Beginning Yoga and Relaxation
    Join the Exercise Science students in a beginning Yoga and Relaxation class. Bring a towel and a change of clothes, locker rooms are available (bring your own locks). Photo ID required for gym admittance.
    Location: Evans Commons Gym

    11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    -- Archaeological Excavation
    Help us unearth Lindenwood's history as our archaeology students continue with their on-campus dig in LU's first outdoor classroom. See Lindenwood artifacts come out of the ground and even help find artifacts in the screens as we dig into LU’s past in one of her 100+ year old trash dumps! Dig will take place at the four-way intersection north of the stadium at the northeast corner of the Harmon Parking lot.
    Location: Between Harmon Hall Parking Lot / Hunter Stadium

    11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    -- Barbecue Luncheon
    Bundle and save by purchasing your tickets in advance, visit the LU Spirit Shoppe to order your bundle by October 16, 2013. Limited tickets will be available for $8 per person the day of the event. All children age 5 and under are free. Students with meal plans do not need lunch tickets. Tickets can be picked up at the Homecoming & Reunion Registration table on Friday or Saturday.
    Location: Lower level parking lot, Spellmann Center
    Visit LU Spirit Shoppe to Purchase Ticket Bundles
    11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    -- Kid’s Den
    Bring your little lions to the Kid’s Den at the tailgate event pregame. Kids can enjoy games and activities hosted by various student groups.
    Location: Dorm parking lot across from Spellmann Center

    11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    -- Football Tailgate
    Join other alumni, parents, and friends at the annual tailgate! Enjoy the pregame activities before you cheer on the Lions to a Homecoming victory!
    Location: Dorm parking lot across from Spellmann Center

    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    -- Alumni Gazebo Dedication
    Visit the new Alumni Gazebo and join us for music in the quad; bring your lawn chairs and blankets to sit out on the grass while you enjoy the student performances.
    Location: Heritage Campus Gazebo

    1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    -- Planning Your Estate
    Join us for an informative seminar on planning your estate, presented by Donna H. Baber, JD, Director of Planned Giving at Lindenwood University. Donna will discuss a variety of topics, including the advantages of revocable trusts, what happens to your property if you die without a will, and the hazards of owning property jointly with a child. Regardless of your age, a properly planned estate is essential to insure a secure future for your family.
    Location: Spellmann Center

    1:00 p.m.
    -- Football Alumni Recognition and Alpha Sigma Phi Alumni Homecoming Watch Party
    Football Alumni and Alpha Sigma Alumni will be meeting in the new Student Athlete Center for a watch party. Join football alums and Alpha Sigma Phi alums on the field for a recognition and to “Declare War” at 1:30 p.m. as the game starts. Attendees must RSVP to Jane Baum, by October 16, 2013, at (636) 949-4427 or jbaum@lindenwood.edu.
    Location: Harlan C. Hunter Stadium and Student Athlete Center

    1:30 p.m.
    -- Homecoming Football Game
    Cheer on the Lions to a Homecoming VICTORY as they take on Emporia State University! Football tickets may be purchased online or at the ticket office. Football tickets must be picked up at the will-call window at Hunter Stadium on game day.
    Location: Hunter Stadium
    Purchase Tickets

    1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    -- Alumni ID Station
    New Alumni ID cards are here; apply for your new photo ID during the game.
    Location: Hunter Stadium

    7:00 p.m.
    -- Film Series - Anime St. Charles (TBA)
    Location: Young Hall
    Ticket Prices:
    Free to all LU Alums and Students with a Valid Lindenwood I.D. or Alumni Benefits Card.
    $5.00 - General Public.

    Film Series Website
    8:00 p.m.
    -- An Evening with Frankie Avalon
    Visit www.lindenwood.edu/center/ for show and ticket information.
    Location: J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts
    J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts Website  |  About This Show
    8:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
    -- Student Homecoming Dance
    Lindenwood students will dance the night away in celebration of the 2013 Homecoming and Reunion.
    Location: Evans Commons Dining Hall

    Sunday, October 20, 2013

    10:00 a.m.
    -- Linden Scroll Reunion
    Former Linden Scroll alumni, please join the current Linden Scroll students in the pavilion for a reunion brunch!
    Location: Heritage Campus Pavilion

    12:30 p.m.
    -- Baseball Alumni Reunion Game
    Join former LU baseball players for an alumni game! Registration starts at 12:30 p.m., batting practice at 1 p.m., game starts at 2 p.m. Contact John Piontek for more information or to RSVP, (636) 627-2955 or jpiontek@lindenwood.edu.
    Location: Lou Brock Sports Complex


    More Homecoming Sporting Events
    Cheer on the Lions!! Don’t miss these exciting sporting events Homecoming Weekend!
    Campus Map
    Friday, October 18, 2013
    Women’s Field Hockey vs. Dennison – 5:30 p.m.; Hunter Stadium
    Women’s Volleyball vs. Northwest Missouri – 7 p.m.; Hyland Arena
    Women’s Soccer vs. Emporia State University –7:30 p.m.; Hunter Stadium

    Saturday, October 19, 2013
    Women’s Lacrosse vs. McKendree (scrimmage) – 10 a.m.; Track Field
    Women’s Lacrosse vs. Rockhurst (scrimmage) – 11 a.m.; Track Field
    Women’s Lacrosse vs. Benedictine (scrimmage) – 12:30 p.m.; Track Field
    Football vs. Emporia State University – 1:30 p.m.; Hunter Stadium
    Women’s Volleyball vs. Nebraska-Kearney – 7 p.m.; Hyland Arena

    Sunday, October 20, 2013
    Field Hockey vs. Bellermine – 12 p.m.; Hunter Stadium
    Women’s Soccer vs. Washburn – 3 p.m.; Hunter Stadium


    Other Homecoming and Reunion events are in the works
    – dates, times, and details will be published as they become available.
    • Thailand Presentation by Ryan Guffey, Assistant Vice President for Student Development & Special Projects
    • Meet the Coaches, join the LU Athletics Coaches and learn more about Lindenwood’s transition to NCAA
    • Lindenwood Veterans Office Demonstration
    • Newman Center Event
    • Social Sciences Reunion Event
    • Boone Home Lecture
    • LCIE Reunion Event