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HOMECOMING

Friday, October 25, 2019 - Sunday, October 27, 2019

SAVE THE DATE!
Homecoming Theme: "Wild Wild West Chester"
October 25-27, 2019

 
Homecoming


Click here to view photos from the weekend!

Online registration is now closed. Please pay cash at the event.


Online registration will close Monday, October 21 at midnight.
Registration cancellations/refunds will not be accepted for any reason after this date.

 
Schedule of Events


FriDAY, OctoBER 25Pint Glass

  • Homecoming Kickoff Party
    Time: 6 - 9 p.m.
    Location: Alumni & Foundation Center (202 Carter Drive, West Chester, PA)
    Cost: $5 until 9/23; $10 until 10/21; $15 at the door
    Event Details: Enjoy delicious food (provided by John Serock Catering), wine and beer garden (provided by Levante Brewing Company), live music by Brent Christopher Pelleschi '98 and John Grecia '02 M'10, photo booth, prizes, and much more! All pre-registered guests are guaranteed an exclusive Homecoming 2019 pint glass (must be picked up at the event)!

  • Concert Choir & Mastersingers Concert
    Time: 7:30 - 9 p.m.
    Location: Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre (817 S. High Street, West Chester, PA)
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: Wells School of Music top two choirs, in a varied program including the world premiere of 19th-century American J.C.D. Parker’s By the Rivers of Babylon and Haydn’s Theresienmesse with orchestra. Click here to learn more.


SATURDAY, OctoBER 26

  • Dr. Ronn Jenkins Diving & Aquatics Center Dedication Event
    Time: 9 a.m.
    Location: Hollinger Fieldhouse, Century Club
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: Join President Fiorentino, University Leadership as we cut the ribbon on the newly renovated Diving & Aquatics Center in Hollinger Fieldhouse. The Center will be dedicated to and named in honor of Dr. Ronn  Jenkins, WCU Head Diving Coach and a longtime member of WCU Leadership.

  • Dub-C Alumni Pastries at the Parade
    Time: 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
    **NEW LOCATION: Mitchell Hall Lobby (675 S. Church Street)
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: Join us for coffee and pastries before the parade!

  • Church Street Fest
    Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Location: Church Street between Rosedale Avenue and Sharpless Street 
    Cost: FREE
    Event Details: Join us on Church Street for a block party festival. Moonbounces, vendors, games, front row seat to the Homecoming Parade and much more!

  • Homecoming Parade
    Time: 10:30 a.m.
    Location: Watch the annual Homecoming parade ride down Church Street (starting at the Business & Public Management Center and ending at Rosedale Ave.)
    Cost: FREE

  • Campus Tours*
    Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (will be cancelled if there's heavy rain)
    Location: Meet at the Office of Admissions (Messikomer Hall - 110 W. Rosedale Ave.) 
    Cost: FREE

  • Class of 1963 56th Reunion Luncheon*
    Time: 11a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Location: Alumni & Foundation Center (202 Carter Drive, West Chester, PA)
    Cost: FREE
    Click here to view the Class of 1963 schedule of events and to register.

  • Pre-Game Tailgate at the N Lot
    Time: 12 - 3 p.m. 
    Location: N Lot, South Campus (click here for the campus map)
    Cost: $5 entrance fee - cash only (includes snacks and beverages - beer provided by Levante Brewing Company). **Children 17 and under are free
    Event Details: Food truck to include Jerry's Kitchen. Choose from the a la carte menu. We'll also have a DJ, moonbounces, games, face painters, balloon artists, pumpkin decorating, petting zoo, pony rides and much more!

  • Women's Soccer vs. Millersville University
    Time: 12 p.m.
    Location: Rockwell Field, South Campus
  • WCU Football Game vs. East Stroudsburg University
    Time: 2 p.m.
    Location: Farrell Stadium, WCU
    Event Details: During the game, the following teams will be honored: 1959 PSAC Championship (60 years), 1969 PSAC Championship (50 years), 1989 PSAC East Championship (30 years), and 1999 PSAC East Championship (20 Years).
    Click here for ticket info
    Click here to read the Tailgate Policy
  • Men's Soccer vs. Millersville University
    Time: 2:30 p.m.
    Location: Rockwell Field, South Campus
  • Women's Field Hockey vs. Lindenwood University
    Time: 4 p.m.
    Location: Vonnie Gros Field, South Campus
  • Class of 1969 50th Reunion Dinner*
    Time: 5 - 9 p.m.
    Location: Alumni & Foundation Center (202 Carter Drive, West Chester, PA)
    Cost: $50
    Click here to view the Class of 1969 schedule of events and to register.
  • Class of 1964 55th Reunion Dinner*
    Time: 5 - 10 p.m.
    Location: Desmond Hotel (1 Liberty Blvd, Malvern, PA 19355)
    Cost: $50
    Click here to view the Class of 1964 schedule of events and to register.
  • Class of 1959 60th Reunion Dinner*
    Time: 5 - 10 p.m.
    Location: Sheraton Great Valley Hotel (707 Lancaster Ave, Frazer, PA 19355)
    Cost: $50
    Click here to view the Class of 1959 schedule of events and to register.
  • Criminal Justice Alumni Reception
    Time: 7 - 9 p.m.
    Location: Barnaby's of America (15 S. High St, West Chester, PA)
    Cost: $10
    Event Details: Join us for our social and reconnect with your fellow Criminal Justice alumni!



SUNDAY, OctBER 27

  • Class of 1964 55th Reunion Breakfast Buffet*
    Time: 8 - 10 a.m.
    Location: Desmond Hotel (1 Liberty Blvd, Malvern, PA 19355)
    Cost: $23
    Click here to view the Class of 1964 schedule of events and to register.

  • Class of 1959 60th Farewell Breakfast*
    Time: 8:30 - 10 a.m.
    Location: Sheraton Great Valley Hotel (707 Lancaster Ave, Frazer, PA 19355)
    Click here to view the Class of 1959 schedule of events and to register.

  • Community Wide Adopt-a-Block
    Time: 9 a.m.
    Location: Meet at Sykes Student Union Patio
    Cost: FREE 
    Event Details: Students, faculty, staff, and alumni will join forces to cleanup the community. This event is rain or shine.

 
* Registration Required

Online registration is now closed. Please pay cash at the event.

Online registration will close Monday, October 21 at midnight.
Registration cancellations/refunds will not be accepted for any reason after this date.



Click here for parking and shuttle information.

WCU Campus Store Hours
Friday, October 25: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 26: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 27: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


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