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Homecoming Schedule

Friday, Oct. 1Register
7 a.m.-8 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) – Stop by and get some Waldorf swag!
3-6 p.m. Registration (Boman Fine Arts Center Lobby) – Don't forget to pick up your tickets for the weekend!
6 p.m. Athletic Hall of Fame Award Ceremony (Boman Fine Art Center Auditorium) 2021 inductee: Denny Jerome ’70 (football & basketball) Open to the public/no tickets required
7 p.m. Volleyball (Fieldhouse) – Join the Warrior Volleyball team as they take on Presentation College
7:30 p.m. Theatre Performance (Smith Theatre) – Join the Waldorf Theatre Department for their showing of their performance of "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie. Tickets available at the box office near Smith Theatre or call 641.585.8585 for advance tickets. Order early for best seats.
8 p.m. Warrior Bonfire/Pep Fest (Library/Ormseth Courtyard) – Join athletic teams, cheerleaders and students as they fire up for homecoming festivities.

Saturday, October 2
7:30-8:15 a.m. Homecoming 5K Run/Walk Registration – Register in advance at waldorf.edu/Homecoming5K. (Fieldhouse)
8 a.m.-2 p.m. Self guided Tours of Boman Fine Arts Center (Boman Fine Arts Center)
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)
8:30 a.m. Homecoming 5K Run/Walk (Bolstorff Field) – Hosted by the Waldorf Track & Cross Country teams.
8:30 a.m. Coffee & Muffins (Atrium)
8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. General Homecoming Registration (Atrium Lobby)  Don't forget to pick up your tickets for the weekend!
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Waldorf Bookstore Open (Voss Hall) – Stop by and get some Waldorf swag!
9 a.m. Alumni Choir Rehearsal (Odvin Hagen Recital Hall) – Join in with other Waldorf choir alumni, or just come and enjoy the beautiful music!
9:30 a.m. Pancake Breakfast (Bolstorff Field/Concessions) – Hosted by the Waldorf University Track & Field teams.
10 a.m. Alumni Band Gathering (Odvin Hagen Recital Hall)
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Art, Craft & Vendor Fair (Forest City Senior Center)
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tailgating/Carnival Activities/Bouncy Houses begin (Bolstorff Field) – Bring the whole gang down to Bolstorff field for face-painting, carnival games, bouncy houses and tailgating to get amped up for the big game!
10:30 a.m. Campus Tour (Meet in front of Waldorf Bookstore)
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Waldorf Oral History Project Interviews (Salveson Lobby) – The Waldorf History Club would love to hear about your Waldorf experience. All are welcome.
11:30 a.m. 50th Class Reunion Luncheon ’70 & ’71 (Salveson Ballroom)
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Communications Department BBQ (Outside Atrium entrance)
12 p.m. All-Class Alumni Luncheon (Atrium)
12:45-1:15 p.m. Class Reunion Photos (Atrium)
1-5 p.m. Coffee & Memories (Salveson Lobby & Porch) – Find a comfortable spot to catch up with old friends. Waldorf College memoriablia will be available for alumni to take home.
2 p.m. Homecoming Football Game (Bolstorff Field) – Cheer on the Warriors to a victory as they take on Dakota State University!
5-7 p.m. All-you-can-eat Dinner ($8/person – Waldorf Dining Hall)
6:30 p.m. Alumni Distinguished Service Award Ceremony/Waldorf Homecoming Choir Concert & Alumni Sing-Along (Boman Fine Arts Center Auditorium) – Join us for this special award and musical event as we recognize the 2021 Alumni Distinguished Service Award honorees: Dr. Kris Meyer ’75, Donald Meyer ’72, Eunice Christensen ’57 and Olga Coulton-Shaw ’99.
7:30 p.m. Theatre Performance "And Then There Were None" (Smith Theatre) – Join the Waldorf Theatre Department for their final showing of their performance "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie. Tickets available at the box office near Smith Theatre or call 641.585.8585 for advance tickets. Order early for best seats.

Sunday, October 3
9:15 a.m. Homecoming Worship (Immanuel Lutheran Church)* – The Waldorf Choir will be featured at the worship service.
11 a.m. Brunch (Dining Hall) – Enjoy a wonderful meal before attending the Homecoming Instrumental Concert.
1 p.m. Homecoming Instrumental Concert (Boman Fine Arts Center) – Join the Waldorf University Wind Symphony, Percussion Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble for a program full of spectacular music!

Events and times are preliminary and may be subject to change. Please call the alumni office at 641.585.8148 for further information, or email alumni@waldorf.edu.

*Other services available at:
First Baptist Church, 18508 Hwy 9 East
United Methodist Church, 305 S. Clark St.
St. James Catholic Church, 906 West O. St.
Calvary Baptist Church, 36 N. Best St.
First Congregational Church, 316 N. 6th St.
Forest Evangelical Lutheran Church, 546 West M St.
Pilot Knob Lutheran Church (AALC), 2391 330th St.
Lutheran Church of Hope, 916 West I St. (YMCA)