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Homecoming

Welcome to Homecoming 2021!

Register for Homecoming!

Register in person Friday, October 1, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the MCA or Saturday, October 2, at the Alumni Table on the Quad!  

Check out the current schedule of events for October 1-2, 2021. Please note that all events in auditoriums and classrooms have a mask requirement at this time.

Friday, October 1, 2021

5:00 p.m.
50 year Reunion Dinner Class of 1970 and 1971
Doors open at 4:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m.
Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Invitational
Cross Country Course

7:00 p.m.
Davis Hall; Larger Than Life! 
Huntington University’s official Homecoming Kickoff Celebration in Zurcher Auditorium at the MCA. Coronation, 50 year alumni standing recognition, Alumni Awards, and Davis Hall fun! Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Masks required.

9:20 p.m.
Fireworks and S'mores by Lake Sno-Tip
Fireworks and S'mores.  Join us outside the HUB!  Parking Lot P will be closed Friday for the fireworks display setup.

Saturday, October 2, 2021

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Self-guided tours. Punch your HU passport for a chance to win some HU swag

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Don Strauss Animal Science Education Center tours and petting Zoo
Hayrides will be offered as transportation from the lower Becker Hall parking lot. This lot will be closed for parking Saturday morning.

10:00 a.m. 
Pacesetter’s Society Reception (invitation only)
Bang’s Memorial President’s Home

10:00 a.m. 
Men's Basketball Open gym with coach Kory Alford. Children welcome.
Platt Arena at the Merillat Complex & Fieldhouse (PLEX)

11:00 a.m.
Championship Powderpuff Game on the Quad

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Party on the Quad!
Featured food trucks accepting cash and credit cards:

  • JAMM
  • JB’s
  • Chow Down
  • Bear and Beak Bakery will have dessert selections 

1970, 1971, 1981, 1991, 2001, 2011 and 2021 Class Reunions 
Psychology Department Reunion with Dr. Steve and Twyla Lee
Hayrides, Bounce Houses, Chalk Drawing, & Lawn Games 

1:00 p.m. 
Women's Soccer Game vs. Mount Vernon Nazarene University
King Stadium

1:00 p.m.
Women's softball Triple Header vs. Manchester University
Softball Diamond

1:00 p.m. 
Professor of the Year presentation - "Making Movies as Community" Professor Matt Webb
Attendees will also hear more about HU's first feature film, "Glenn Frank" This event will take place on the upper level of the Dining Commons. Masks required.

1:00 p.m. 
Theatre Troupe Performance
Black Box Studio Theatre, Merillat Center for the Arts. Masks required.

2:00 p.m. 
Alumni Author's Panel, featuring Sara Ward, Mark Vincenti, Sarah Harvey, Mzati Banda and Fayth Glock
Longaker Recital Hall, Merillat Center for the Arts. Masks required.

3:00 p.m. 
Theatre Troupe Performance
Black Box Studio Theatre, Merillat Center for the Arts. Masks required.

3:00 - 7:00 p.m.
City of Huntington's Fall Festival
Downtown Huntington

7:00 p.m.
Student Dance
H.U.B.

Sunday, October 3, 2021

1:00 p.m.
Baseball Golf Outing
Additional outing information and registration

Additional Homecoming Details

Hammocks and swings will be available for your leisure on the east side of Lake Sno-Tip!
Parking

Parking is available in all outer lots on Saturday near the quad, except for the lot between Becker Hall & Richlyn Library.

Restrooms

Restrooms are available for our guests in all buildings except residence halls.

Huntington University Bookstore hours for Homecoming

Friday, October 1, 2021: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 2, 2021: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The bookstore is located on the upper level of the Huntington Union Building (HUB).

Forest Blend (proudly serving Starbucks coffee) hours for Homecoming

Friday, October 1, 2021: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 2, 2021: TBD

Forest Blend (proudly serving Starbucks coffee) is located on the lower level of the Huntington Union Building (HUB). Please note that cash is not accepted at this location.

RichLyn Library Book Sale

The library will be holding a book sale starting Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. to Sunday, October 3, 2021 during the library's open hours.