Homecoming Schedule 2015



Friday, October 9
7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Warrior Crossing Open (Atrium)
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Luise V. Hanson Library and Archives Open - View items from Waldorf’s history on display in the Archives. (Second Floor).
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Waldorf Bookstore Open (Voss Hall)
4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Registration - Pick up your tickets! (Atrium)
5:30 p.m. Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Banquet* - Reception begins at 5 p.m. Join us as we induct the following alumni into the Waldorf Athletic Hall of Fame: Bob Backlund ’70, Brian Grunzke ’77, Nicole Veldhouse Volk ’95 and Craig Volk ’95. Advance tickets needed. (Salveson Ballroom)
9 p.m. Candidate Review & Coronation - Meet the homecoming candidates. Students will vote for the king and queen. (Fieldhouse)
9:45 p.m. Warrior Bonfire/Pep Fest - Join athletic teams, cheerleaders, and students at this non-alcoholic event as they fire up for homecoming games. (Fieldhouse South Parking Lot)

Saturday, October 10
8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Registration - Pick up your tickets! (Atrium)
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Waldorf Bookstore Open (Voss Hall)
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Luise V. Hanson Library and Archives Open - Tour the Luise V. Hanson Library and view items from Waldorf’s history and help identify photos in the Archives. (Second Floor)
10 a.m. Homecoming Parade - Grand Marshalls: Michael and Nancy Farndale, long-time Waldorf employees. Reunion classes and special groups are encouraged to have an entry in the parade. If interested in participating, please call (641) 585-8726.
11 a.m. Luncheon for Reunion Classes and All Returning Alumni* - Classes 1945, 1950, 1955, 1960, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005 and 2010 will celebrate their class reunion, however, all alumni are welcome to attend the luncheon. There will be tables for non-reunion classes and current and former faculty/staff. All alumni lunches will be held in the Atrium with classrooms available later for conversation if preferred. Advance tickets needed. (Atrium)
11 a.m. Special 50th Class Reunion Lunch: Class of 1964* - (Salveson Ballroom)
11:15 a.m. Comm. BBQ (Atrium front entrance)
1 p.m. Homecoming Football Game - Cheer on the Warriors as they take on Mayville State University and enjoy some half-time entertainment including recognition of the newest members of the Waldorf College Athletic Hall of Fame! (Bolstorff Field)
1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Art and Craft Fair - Enjoy works of art for sale by alumni, Waldorf faculty/staff, and friends. If you are interested in having a booth to display your work, please contact the alumni office at (641) 585-8140 or alumni@waldorf.edu. (Salveson Lobby)
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Alumni Board Meeting (Atrium Conference Room)
3 p.m. Afternoon Tea & Goodies - Enjoy some complimentary tea and goodies in the Library Lounge, then head upstairs to the Archives and reminisce while viewing mementos and photos of the past. (Luise V. Hanson Library)
3:15 p.m. Campus Tour - Take a student guided tour of campus. (Departs from Salveson Lobby)
3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Alumni Choir Sing-a-Long - Whether you join the current choir and fellow alumni in singing some familiar songs of Waldorf’s past or just enjoy the beautiful music, all are welcome to attend this favorite event. (Recital Hall)
5 p.m. Taste of Waldorf!* - Join us for dinner at this special event as we hear from President Bob Alsop and recognize the 2015 Alumni Distinguished Service Award honorees: Marion Helland ’46 and Mike Stensland ’73, and the 2015 Salveson Award recipients: Gerald ’55 and Mary Jo Hansen Boman ’57 (Advance tickets needed, Atrium)
7:30 p.m. Waldorf Homecoming Music Concert - The Waldorf Choir and Wind Symphony present their homecoming concert. (Immanuel Lutheran Church)

Sunday, October 11
9 a.m. Homecoming Worship Service at Immanuel Lutheran Church - Join other Waldorf alumni and members of Immanuel for worship and song. All are welcome. (Immanuel)
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Brunch for Students and Guests - On your own (Dining Hall or Area Restaurants)
1 p.m. Musical Theatre Showcase - Join the Theatre Department as they showcase the musical talents of our students in a special performance! (Smith Theatre)

*Tickets needed in advance, register here.

Events and times are preliminary and may be subject to change. Please call the alumni office at 641.585.8140 for further information, or e-mail alumni@waldorf.edu.