Schedule of Events

All events are included in the All-Access Pass unless otherwise noted.

Download a PDF of the Homecoming Schedule with a campus map.

Thursday, February 1

7 p.m.

Men's Basketball Game vs. Alaska Anchorage

Royal Brougham Pavilion

Cheer for the Falcons as they take on the Alaska Anchorage Seawolves. 

Purchase additional tickets at the RBP box office or call (206) 281-2085 |
$7 adults / $4 students

7:30 p.m.

Theatre Production: "Jane Eyre: The Musical"

McKinley Bach Theatre

Charlotte Brontë’s story of the trailblazing Jane Eyre, as revealed through the Broadway score of Paul Gordon and John Caird’s book, inspires through the presence and power of mercy.

*All-Access Pass holders receive a voucher for ONE performance out of the 4 available

Purchase additional tickets at the theatre box office | $15 adults / $12 students

Friday, February 2

9 a.m.–6 p.m.

Alumni and Parents Check-in

Office of Alumni and Parent Relations, Walls Advancement Center

Pick up your name tag, All-Access Pass, all pre-paid tickets, schedule, map, and free gifts.

11 a.m.

Alumni and Parent Campus Tours

Leave from Demaray Hall Main Lobby

See new buildings and discover what is current and innovative around campus.

11:15 a.m.

Lunch in Gwinn

Gwinn Commons

Sample your student’s favorites and enjoy a healthy buffet-style lunch. Parents and guests $10.65 at the door with cash or credit card; $5.32 for kids under 12; free for kids 3 and under.

Not included in the All-Access Pass.

12:30 p.m.

Communion Service

Alexander Hall Chapel Hall

A 30-minute liturgical service of prayer and communion. 

 
1 p.m.

Student Support Session 1: How to Help Your Student Succeed

Weter Memorial Hall, Room 202

Empower your student to get the most out of the SPU college experience.

2 p.m.

Alumni and Parent Campus Tours

Leave from Demaray Hall Main Lobby

See new buildings and find out what is current and innovative around campus.

2 p.m.

Student Support Session 2: Financial Aid Tips for Parents

Weter Memorial Hall, Room 202

Opportunities for parents and students to focus on financial aid for continuing students, additional financial aid resources, financial education opportunities, and loan repayment.

3 p.m.

Fine Arts Tour

Front steps of McKinley Theatre

See what's happening in the music and theatre departments, and visit the brand new Nickerson Studios facilities.

3 p.m.

Student Support Session 3: Guide to College and Career Success

Weter Memorial Hall, Room 202

College offers more than a degree. It is a time to explore interests, strengths, and gifts and learn how they translate into the world of work. Come learn about SPU resources, as well as the activities and experiences to include in your time in college that will lead to an awareness of calling and a satisfying career.

7 p.m.

Student Talent Show

Royal Brougham Pavilion

Produced by STUB and ASSP, this annual favorite is back featuring top-tier student performances and local celebrity judges.

Purchase additional tickets at the door  |  $7 adults / $5 students

7:30 p.m.

Theatre Production: "Jane Eyre: The Musical"

McKinley Bach Theatre

Charlotte Brontë’s story of the trailblazing Jane Eyre, as revealed through the Broadway score of Paul Gordon and John Caird’s book, inspires through the presence and power of mercy.

*All-Access Pass holders receive a voucher for ONE performance out of the 4 available

Purchase additional tickets at the theatre box office | $15 adults / $12 students

Saturday, February 3

8:30 a.m.

Alumni Rowing Regatta

Royal Brougham Pavilion, Shellhouse

SPU rowing alumni, please join the current team for a reception, meet the coach, and enjoy the Alumni vs. Novice crew race. Contact Andy Derrick for details, (206) 281-2931 or derricka@spu.edu.

9 a.m.–6 p.m.

Alumni and Parents Check-in

Gwinn Commons, Upper Gwinn

Pick up your name tag, All-Access Pass, all pre-paid tickets, schedule, map, and free gifts.

9 a.m.

Parent Prayer Meeting

Ames Library, Library Seminar Room

All are welcome to join the Parent Prayer Team to lift up the SPU students and community.

10 a.m.

Falcon Family Brunch

Gwinn Commons, Upper Gwinn

Current SPU parents and students are invited to start off Homecoming and Family Weekend with a delicious meal and enjoy a fun time together with the SPU community. The Office of Alumni and Parent Relations staff will be there to welcome you.

Not included in the All-Access Pass.

Purchase tickets in advance | $15 / person

Noon-3 p.m.

SPU Baseball Reunion

Student Union Building, Collegium

SPU former baseball players care invited to enjoy lunch and renew friends, reminisce, thank SPU, honor coaches, share stories, and swap contact information. Hosted by Gordy Hansen '69.

Not included in the All-Access Pass. Click here to RSVP.

2 p.m.

Theatre Production: "Jane Eyre: The Musical"

McKinley Bach Theatre

Charlotte Brontë’s story of the trailblazing Jane Eyre, as revealed through the Broadway score of Paul Gordon and John Caird’s book, inspires through the presence and power of mercy.

*All-Access Pass holders receive a voucher for ONE performance out of the 4 available

Purchase tickets at the theatre box office | $15 adults / $12 students

2 p.m.

GOLD Pre-Game Party

Hendricks Falcon Club, in Royal Brougham Pavilion

Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD), alumni who have graduated 10 or fewer years ago, are invited to gather before the men's basketball game and enjoy appetizers and refreshments in the Hendricks Falcon Club, and then cheer on the Falcons as they take down the Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks!

Those without an All-Access Pass can pay at the door | $5

4 p.m.

Men's Basketball Game vs. Alaska Fairbanks

Royal Brougham Pavilion

Cheer for the Falcons as they take on the Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks. Pick up your All-Access Pass at check-in.

Purchase additional tickets at the RBP box office or call (206) 281-2085 |
$7 adults / $4 students

6 p.m.

Alumni Awards Dinner

Gwinn Commons, Upper Gwinn

Be inspired by the 2018 Alumna of the Year, GOLD (Graduates Of the Last Decade) Alumna of the Year, and Medallion Award winners. Pick up your pre-ordered tickets at check-in. 

Not included in the All-Access Pass.

Purchase tickets in advance | $25 / person
Additional tickets may be available for purchase at the door.

7:30 p.m.

Theatre Production: "Jane Eyre: The Musical"

McKinley Bach Theatre

Charlotte Brontë’s story of the trailblazing Jane Eyre, as revealed through the Broadway score of Paul Gordon and John Caird’s book, inspires through the presence and power of mercy.

*All-Access Pass holders receive a voucher for ONE performance out of the 4 available

Purchase tickets at the theatre box office | $15 adults / $12 students

Sunday, February 4

9:30 a.m.

Sunday Worship

First Free Methodist Church

All are welcome to join in First Free's Sunday worship. Visit ffmc.org for details.