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Homecoming Schedule 2016

Friday, October 7
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)
4-5:30 p.m. Registration - Pick up your tickets! (Salveson Lobby)
5:30 p.m. Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Banquet* - Reception begins at 5 p.m. Join us as we induct alumni into the Waldorf Athletic Hall of Fame. Advance tickets needed. (Salveson Ballroom)
6-8 p.m. CommBack, KickBack - Communications Department all--class reunion. (Lodge)
9 p.m. Candidate Review - Meet the homecoming candidates. Students will vote for the king and queen. (Atrium)
10 p.m. Warrior Bonfire/Pep Fest & Coronation - Join athletic teams, cheerleaders, and students at this non-alcoholic event as they fire up for homecoming games. (Fieldhouse South Parking Lot)

Saturday, October 8
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Registration - Pick up your tickets! (Fieldhouse)
8:30-11 a.m. 50th Class Registration Only - Pick up your tickets! (Salveson Lobby)
8:30-10:30 a.m. Coffee and pastries (Salveson Lobby)
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 - 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. All-Class Alumni Luncheon* - Buffet starting at 11:30 a.m. Classes 1946, 1951, 1956, 1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006 and 2011 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. Advance tickets needed. (Fieldhouse gym)
11 a.m. Special 50th Class Reunion Lunch: Class of 1966* - (Salveson Ballroom)
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tailgate party - Family friendly games at the fieldhouse including lunch, inflatables, bags and face painting (Bolstorf Field)
1 p.m. Homecoming Football Game - Cheer on the Warriors and enjoy some half-time entertainment including recognition of the newest members of the Waldorf University Athletic Hall of Fame and honoring the Homecoming King and Queen! (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 fill out this form and contact the alumni office at 641.585.8148 or Set-up starts at 12 p.m. (Fieldhouse gym)
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Alumni Board Meeting (Fieldhouse classroom - 2nd floor)
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)
4-5 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. (Fieldhouse gym)
5 p.m. Women's Soccer Game - Senior day (Bolstorff field)
5:30 p.m. Taste of Waldorf Alumni Banquet* - Join us for dinner at this special event as we hear from President Bob Alsop and recognize the 2016 Alumni Distinguished Service Award honorees, Bruce Carter ’73 and Don Shunkwiler ’76. Advance tickets needed. (Fieldhouse gym)
7 p.m. Waldorf Homecoming Music Concert - The Waldorf Choir and Wind Symphony present their homecoming concert. (Fieldhouse gym)
7 p.m. Men's Soccer Game - Senior day (Bolstorff field)
7:30 p.m. Hockey Game - (Albert Lea Ice Arena

Sunday, October 9
9:15 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)
2 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.

**Other services available at:
 8:30 a.m. & 10:45 a.m. @ First Baptist Church - 18508 Hwy 9 East (across from Shopko)
10 a.m. @ United Methodist Church - 305 S. Clark Street
10:30 a.m. @ St. James Catholic Church - 906 West O Street
9:30 a.m. @ Calvary Baptist Church - 36 N. Best Street
9 a.m. @ First Congregational Church - 316 N. 6th Street
10 a.m. @ Forest Evangelical Lutheran Church - 546 West M Street
9 a.m. @ Pilot Knob Lutheran Church (AALC) - 2391 330th Street (located on B14 six miles east of Forest City)

Events and times are preliminary and may be subject to change. Please call the alumni office at 641.585.8148 for further information, or e-mail