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Homecoming and Family Weekend 2019

We hope to see you back on campus Sept. 27-29, 2019. 

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Alumni: call 314.977.2250 or email
Parents and families: call 314.977.2805 or email

Schedule of Events

Friday, Sept. 27

Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing White Coat Ceremony and Reception
Ceremony: St. Francis Xavier College Church, 1 p.m.
Reception: Busch Student Center, Wool Ballrooms, immediately following the ceremony
Please note: Registration for the ceremony and reception is not required.

Career Services Open House and Reception
Griesedieck Hall, Lower Level, 3 – 6 p.m.

Parks College of Aviation, Engineering and Technology Happy Hour
Fieldhouse Pub and Grill (510 N. Theresa Ave., St. Louis, MO 63103), 4 – 6 p.m.

Med Reunion Welcome and Check-In
The Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta (212 N. Kingshighway Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108),  4 – 6 p.m.

Women's Volleyball Game vs. Dayton Flyers
Chaifetz Arena, Pavilion, 5 p.m.
$5 per person

Garden to Table Dinner
SLU’s Teaching Garden, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
$20 Adult, $10 Children 12 and Under

The Black Alumni Association Networking and Game Night
Center for Global Citizenship, 6 – 11 p.m.

Golden Billiken Dinner (Class of 1969)
DuBourg Hall, Pere Marquette Gallery, 6 – 10 p.m.
$45 per person

Med Reunion: Classes of 1999, 2004, 2009, 2014 and 2019 Reception
Bar Italia (13 Maryland Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63108),  6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
$45 per person

Med Reunion Class Dinners
6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
$80 per person

Classes of 1959, 1964, 1984 and 1989
The Preston inside The Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta (212 N. Kingshighway Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108)

Class of 1969
St. Louis Club,  Lewis and Clark Room (7701 Forsyth Blvd., Clayton, MO  63105)

Classes of 1974 and 1979
Tenderloin Room inside The Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta (212 N. Kingshighway Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108)

Class of 1994
Hosted at the home of Dr. Anne Christopher

Billiken Madness
Chaifetz Arena, 7:30 p.m. 

Saturday, Sept. 28

Med Reunion Continental Breakfast
Education Union, South Campus, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

Hustle for Your Health 5K and Family Fun Walk
South Campus track, 7:30 a.m.: registration opens, 8 a.m.: 5K and 1-mile walk
$20 adults/SLU student; $10 for ages 13 – 17; complimentary for children 12 and under; $25 for day-of registration

Hustle for Your Health 5K and Family Fun Walk and Doisy Pancake Breakfast Bundle
South Campus track and Fresh Gatherings, Hustle for Your Health 5K: 8 a.m.; Pancake Breakfast: 9 a.m.
$28 adults/SLU student; $18 for ages 13-17; $8 children 12 and under
This option includes a reduced rate for individuals who would like to register for both events. Please note, children 12 and under are complimentary for the run, but there is a charge to attend the breakfast. There is no day-of bundle this year; day-of registrants must pay for the two events separately.

Med Reunion CME
Education Union, South Campus, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Med Reunion STL Tour
Various locations, 8:30 a.m. – noon
$50 per person

Parks College Fly-in Breakfast
St. Louis Downtown Airport (4300 Vector Drive, Sauget IL), 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
$10 adults; $7 children 12 and under

Doisy College of Health Sciences Pancake Breakfast and Open House
Allied Health Building, Fresh Gatherings, 9 – 11 a.m.
$10 per person

Madrid Campus Reception With Paul Vita
Busch Student Center Patio, located behind the BSC, 9:30 a.m.

29th Annual Ernest A. Calloway Black Alumni Association Prayer Breakfast
Busch Student Center, Saint Louis Room, 10 a.m. – noon

Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing Dedication and Open House
Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing, 10 a.m. – noon

Ultimate Frisbee Club Team vs. Wash U
Vandeventer Field, 10 a.m.

Med Reunion Lunch
Allied Health Building, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
$20 per person

Legacy Lunch for First-Year Students
St. Francis Xavier College Church, Lower Level Ballroom, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Clinical Health Sciences Alumni and Student Reception
Fresh Gatherings Patio, noon – 2 p.m.

Career Services Open House 
Griesedieck Hall, Lower Level, noon – 4 p.m.

School of Medicine Tour
South Campus, 1 – 2 p.m.

Campus Trolley Tours
Laclede Avenue outside of Grand Hall, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. (last tour to depart at 3:30 p.m.)

Playful Invitations: Inspiring Ways to Teach Early Math, sponsored by the School of Education
Fitzgerald Hall Lawn, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

State of the University Address: Global Reach and Local Impact
Center for Global Citizenship, 2 – 3 p.m.

School of Social Work Reception
Tegeler Hall, 3 – 5 p.m.

Golf Cart Parade, sponsored by the Student Activities Board
North Campus, 3:30 p.m.
Please note, the route has changed this year and will depart from Olive-Compton Garage and stay east of Grand Boulevard.

Pregame Tailgate Party
Laclede, East of Grand, 4 – 7:30 p.m.

Med Reunion Homecoming Reception and Men's Soccer Game
Hermann Stadium, Reception: 5:30 p.m.; Game: 7:30 – 10 p.m.
$40 per person

Men's Soccer Game vs. Rhode Island
Hermann Stadium, 7:30 – 10 p.m.

Undergraduate Reunion Class Parties and Men's Soccer Game for the Classes of 1994, 1999, 2009 and 2014
Busch Student Center Patio, located behind the BSC
Class Party: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Game: 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
$40 per person

Sunday, Sept. 29

St. Francis Xavier College Church, 10:30 a.m.

Golden Billiken Brunch for the Classes of 1969 and earlier
St. Francis Xavier College Church, Lower Level Ballroom, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Black Alumni Association Church and Brunch
Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church (5515 Martin Luther King Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63112), 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Women's Soccer Game vs. Dayton
Hermann Stadium, 1 – 3 p.m. 


Check-In and Hospitality Information

North Campus Check-in and Late Registration
Busch Student Center, North Lobby
Friday: 3 – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

South Campus Check-in and Late Registration
Education Union
Saturday: 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Hospitality Area North Campus
Busch Student Center, Room 254
Friday: 3 – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.