Homecoming 2021

We are thrilled to return to in-person events for Grand View's 2021 Homecoming celebration! Join us September 19 - 26 for a full slate of festivities.

    

Sunday, September 19

Paint the Rock
Time: TBD
Location: Humphrey Center
Alumni are invited to join Grand View students for a Homecoming themed rock painting. Supplies provided.


Tuesday, September 21

Women's Soccer vs William Penn
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Cownie Soccer Complex
Purchase tickets here$5 per adult, $3 per child

Men's Soccer vs William Penn
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Cownie Soccer Complex
Purchase tickets here. $5 per adult, $3 per child

Women's Volleyball vs William Penn
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Johnson Wellness Center Field House
Purchase tickets here. $5 per adult, $3 per child


Wednesday, September 22

Drinks & Hymns
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Luther Memorial Church
A gathering for spirited singing of sacred songs. Local brew and root beer on tap. Hosted by Campus Ministry and Luther Memorial Church. Bring your voice and bring your friends.


Thursday, September 23

1896 Club Dinner
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Grand View Student Center
Cocktails served at 6 p.m., dinner and program to follow at 7
This annual event celebrates the 2021 alumni award recipients, 1896 Club donors and gives a special welcome to the 50-year reunion classes of 1970 and 1971.


Friday, September 24

Meet & Mingle Breakfast
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: CJ's Place, Student Center
50-year reunion attendees, alumni and Grand View alumni employees are invited to CJ's Place to chat and enjoy a complimentary light breakfast sponsored by Grand View Alumni Relations.

Alumni College
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Varies
Alumni are invited to embrace Grand View's tradition of lifelong learning by taking in a brief lecture presentation on various topics. More program details coming soon.

Lunch
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: DuPont Pioneer Dining Center
Enjoy lunch on campus with Grand View students, faculty and staff. Tickets available for purchase at the door.

Campus Tours
Available by request, email alumni@grandview.edu to register

SongFest with the Grand View Choir
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Cowles Center, Room 131
Join the Grand View choir for a singing of traditional Grand View songs that span the decades of GV history.

Men's Wrestling Inaugural Alumni Practice
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Viking Event Center
Wrestling alumni are invited back to the mats for friendly competition against each other.

Homecoming Festival
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Central Plaza
Free family fun for all ages at this outdoor festival. Live music, food trucks, balloon artist and cash bar.


Saturday, September 25

Men's & Women's Cross Country - Viking Invitational 5k/8k
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: DMACC Cross Country Course

Football Tailgate
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Maple Street Baptist Church Parking Lot

Football vs Evangel
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Williams Stadium
Purchase tickets here. $5 per adult, $3 per child

Women's Volleyball vs Park
Time: TBA
Location: Johnson Wellness Center, Field House
Purchase tickets here. $5 per adult, $3 per child

Women's Soccer vs Evangel
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Cownie Soccer Complex
Purchase tickets here. $5 per adult, $3 per child

Athletic Awards Dinner
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Speed Lyceum, Student Center
Hall of Fame inductees and alumni athletic award winners are recognized during this annual celebration. Tickets available for purchase.

Bingo Night
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Ibsen's Valhalla, Student Center
Alumni and students are invited to enjoy a free bingo night filled with prizes and fun.


Sunday, September 26

Worship Service
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Luther Memorial Church
Luther Memorial Church invites all alumni, friends and students for a Homecoming inspired church service in the newly renovated LMC building.

Brunch
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: DuPont Pioneer Dining Center
Tickets available at the door, $7 per person