Homecoming & Family Weekend


Join us and show your Eagle pride!

Eagles, Together As Family


September 23–24, 2022

New this year—every Eagle is invited to join us for a combined Homecoming and Family Weekend. We will have activities and events for families, students, alumni, parents, and friends of University of Northwestern.

Also new! An All-Access Pass is available that can be used for all ticketed events below.

Tickets can be preordered from the UNW Ticket Office or purchased at the gate or door. Non-ticketed events are requesting pre-registration to help with planning. See the links below.

    Meet our new president

    Reunite with classmates

    Attend Music Showcase

    Join us for a picnic

    Cheer on the Eagles

    Take a tour

    Visit Kid Zone

    Celebrate our honorees

    See your student

    Friday, September 23

    TimeEventLocation
    10:30 a.m.Homecoming Chapel | Alumni Worship BandKnight Performance Hall
    7:30 p.m.Showcase Concert - "A Night at the Movies"
    Featuring Alumni Choir and Dr. Dennis Port
    Dessert Reception
    Knight Performance Hall

    Billy Graham Community Life Commons
    Get Tickets

    Saturday, September 24

    TimeEventLocation
    All DaySelf-guided campus toursVarious locations
    8:30 a.m.The President’s BreakfastNazareth Great RoomGet Tickets
    9:30 a.m.Hymn SingNazareth Chapel
    10:30 a.m.
    Tour | "Wisdom, Age & Grace" - Celebrating 100 Years of Nazareth Hall
    Denler Gallery
    11:30 a.m.Legacy Reunion
    50+ Years as Alumni
    Knight Performance HallReunion Registration
    11:00 a.m.–
    3:00 p.m.

    Eagles' Central on Spirit Plaza | Alumni and Family Tent, Kid zone, Music, Food, and more!

    Reynolds Field Spirit Plaza
    12:00 p.m.Football Game
    vs. Hope College
    Reynolds FieldGet Tickets
    3:00 p.m.–
    6:00 p.m.
    "Together As Family"
    Decade Reunions & Family Picnic
    Campus Store will be open
    Dinner will be served from 3:30 to 5:30.

    Campus Green Tents

    • 1970s - The "New Northwestern Years"
    • 1980s and 1990s
    • 2000s
    • 2010s - present
    Reunion Registration

    Get Picnic Tickets
    3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.Tours | Nazareth Chapel, Island Chapel,
    Denler Gallery - "Wisdom, Age & Grace" - Celebrating 100 Years of Nazareth Hall

    Tours start at Billy Graham Community Life Commons entranceTour Registration
    4:00 p.m.Women's Soccer Game
    vs. University of Minnesota Morris
    Reynolds Field
    6:30 p.m.Varsity Men's Soccer Game
    vs. UMN Morris
    Reynolds Field
    6:30 p.m.A Night of Worship & Comedy
    Tonia Hughes with Courtland Pickens and KNOWN Mpls Choir, plus Comedian Bob Stromberg
    Knight Performance HallGet Tickets

    Alumni Games


    Friday, September 23

    TimeEvent
    5:00 p.m.–
    7:00 p.m.
    Women's Soccer Game
    5:30 p.m.–
    9:00 p.m.
    Baseball Game
    7:00 p.m.–
    9:00 p.m.
    Men's Soccer Game

    Saturday, September 24

    TimeEvent
    8:00 a.m.–
    10:00 a.m.
    Football Game
    4:00 p.m.–
    7:00 p.m.
    Softball Game
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    couple at homecoming football game holding their kid
    alumni couple looking at old yearbooks
    Screech and two kids at the Rock painted for Homecoming
    UNW family at the homecoming football game
    President Cureton talking with alumni at Homecoming
    football players on the field
    Mom and daughter underneath umbrellas at homecoming football game
    Students clapping during the homecoming football game
    Guide giving a tour of the Island Chapel
    Screech and a student at the homecoming football game in the stands
    students cheering at the homecoming football game
    students and alumni singing hymns at homecoming in Nazareth Chapel
    Father holding his son at the homecoming football game
    kids petting a donkey at the homecoming petting zoo
    Screech holding a baby's hand
    football players at the homecoming game
    students wearing cowboy hats at homecoming football game
    parents holding their kid at the petting zoo
    students at the homecoming football game
    Roy the dog playing with students in the rain
    students playing a yard game on the green
    students at the homecoming football game
    Screech with a sheep at the petting zoo
    alumni at homecoming football game sitting at a table

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