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Homecoming Schedule

Thursday, October 19 Register
8 p.m. Candidate Review & Coronation - Join Waldorf students for this highlight of homecoming weekend. The event features a video montage of the homecoming court candidates created by the Communications Department, voting by the student body for king and queen and crowning the 2017 Homecoming King and Queen. (Atrium)

Friday, October 20
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! (Atrium Lobby)
​4:45-5:30 p.m. Athletic Hall of Fame Registration and Reception* -  Pick up your tickets! Advance tickets needed. (Salveson Lobby)
5:30 p.m. Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Banquet* - Reception begins at 5 p.m. Join us as we induct Caroll Carson ’57, the 1962 Football Team and Marissa Jensen ’07 into the Waldorf Athletic Hall of Fame. (Salveson Ballroom)
5-9 p.m. Warrior Gathering - Opportunity for alums of all ages to connect and share their stories. (Paddler's Tap-136 N. Clark St.-Food not provided; you are welcome to bring or order in your own)
10 p.m. Warrior Bonfire/Pep Fest - Join athletic teams, cheerleaders, and students at this non-alcoholic event as they fire up for homecoming. (Fieldhouse South Parking Lot)

Saturday, October 21
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Registration - Pick up your tickets! (Atrium 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 email
11 a.m. All-Class Alumni Luncheon* -  Classes 1947, 1952, 1957, 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007 and 2012 will celebrate their class reunion, however, all alumni are welcome to attend the luncheon. Advance tickets needed. (Atrium)
11 a.m. 50th Class Reunion Lunch: Class of 1967* - Members of the 50th reunion class are invited to a special lunch in the Ballroom with time to share and connect with classmates. (Salveson Ballroom)
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tailgate party - Family friendly atmosphere. Alums are welcome and encouraged to bring their own grills, tents, food, beverages, etc. Lunch will also be available for $8/person payable at the gate. (Bolstorf Field)
11:15 a.m. Communications Department BBQ - Open to alums who were Communications Majors. (outside Atrium entrance) 
1 p.m. Homecoming Football Game - Cheer on the Warriors as they take on Mayville State 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. Women's Soccer Game - Waldorf vs. University of Jamestown (Forest City High School)
1-4 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 Set-up starts at 12 p.m. (Salveson lobby)
2-3 p.m. Alumni Board Meeting (Atrium Conference Room)
3-4 p.m. Warrior Update - Join President Alsop for an update on the New Fine Arts Center! (Recital Hall)
3:30 p.m. Men's Soccer Game - Waldorf vs. University of Jamestown (Forest City High School)
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. (Recital Hall)
5 p.m. Alumni Distinguished Service Award Recognition Event* - All are invited to this special event as we hear from President Bob Alsop and recognize the 2017 Alumni Distinguished Service Award honorees, Rev. Bob Vaage ’79 (posthumously) and Scott Anderson ’77. Advance tickets needed. (Salveson Ballroom)
5:30-7 p.m. World Wide Buffet - This event replaces the traditional banquet and offers an array of food stations featuring a variety of cuisines such as Italian, Mexican, Asian, etc. An informal style allows plenty of time for conversations with classmates. (Atrium)
7 p.m. Waldorf Homecoming Music Concert - The Waldorf Choir and Wind Symphony present their homecoming concert. (Immanuel Lutheran Church)

Sunday, October 22
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