Schedule


Our 2022 Beloiter Days: Homecoming, Reunion, and Family & Friends Weekend is set for October 7-9.

It’s time to get excited! Beloiter Days is back on campus this fall, and we look forward to seeing you there. Keep an eye on this page as events are added!

Certain events require prior registration and/or have a fee. Get the most out of Beloiter Days by registering as an attendee.

Planning to meet up with some old friends? See who’s already registered.

COVID-19 Information

In the interest of promoting health and enjoyment of this weekend’s events, the college’s COVID-19 Task Force encourages attendees to self-test for COVID prior to arriving on campus. If you test positive, are feeling ill, or have COVID-like symptoms, please refrain from coming to campus. We must continue to be respectful of the COVID environment in which we still live. Testing is not required and results should not be submitted.

Additionally, the COVID-19 Task Force strongly recommends wearing masks in all indoor spaces and settings when physical distancing is not possible.

Weekend Opportunities

  • Weekend Check In & Hospitality —  613 College St.
    • Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    • Saturday: 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    • Sunday: 9 a.m. - noon
  • Admissions Visit Center — Middle College
    • Friday: 8:00 am. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Saturday: 9:00 am. - noon
  • Campus Tours (60 minutes)  — from Middle College
    • Friday: 1:30 p.m., 2:45 p.m.
    • Saturday: 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m.
  • The Powerhouse — 850 Pleasant St
    • Friday: 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    • Saturday: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    • Sunday: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Currents Swag Shop — 1st floor, the Powerhouse
    • Friday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Sunday: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Nicholls Natatorium — in the Powerhouse
    • Friday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • Saturday: 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    • Sunday: 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Powerhouse Tours  — from the Powerhouse Front Desk
    • Friday: 10 a.m., 2 p.m.
    • Saturday: 1 p.m.
  • Science Center Tours — from the first floor front desk
    • Friday: 3:45 p.m.
    • Saturday: 2:30 p.m.
  • CELEB & Gallery ABBA Open Hours  — CELEB, 437 E. Grand Ave
    • Friday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    • Saturday: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. 
      • Coffee and discussion with Director Brian Morello’85
  • Wright Museum of Art
    • Friday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • Saturday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Logan Museum of Anthropology
    • Friday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    • Saturday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Individual Events

Friday, October 7th, 2022

  • 8:00am - 4:00pmOpen Classes: Grab your notebook and coffee—class is back in session! Pick your favorite from the open class options at the Alumni House, 613 College St. 

    Location: Beloit College Campus
    Cost: Free
  • 10:00am - 3:30pmBlack Students United Open House: Black Students United alumni can tour the Black Students United House and enjoy some light refreshments.
    Location: 726 Church St., Beloit, WI 53511
    Cost: This event is free but we request registration in advance.
  • 11:00amBeloit College’s Approach to Career Readiness: Wondering how Beloit fosters students’ future success? Join the Director of Career Works to learn how we integrate long-term career development within the liberal arts.
    Location: Richardson Auditorium, Morse-Ingersoll
    Cost: Free
  • 11:00am - 3:00pmWBCR Open House: Stop by to check out the WBCR Studio and get a chance to speak or play a song on the air.
    Location: WBCR Studio, Pearsons Hall
    Cost: Free
  • 12:20pm - 1:20pmBeloit Scholars STEM Poster Session: Join Beloit College students in this poster session as they share their research findings from various summer science and mathematics projects.
    Location: 2nd and 3rd floors, Sanger Center for the Sciences
    Cost: Free
  • 1:00pmGolden Hooding for the 50th Classes: 50 years is certainly worth celebrating! Join your classmates from 1970, 1971, and 1972 at the Golden Hooding ceremony then wear your golden hood throughout the weekend.
    Location: Eaton Chapel
    Cost: This event is free but we request registration in advance.
  • 2:00pmA Discussion of ‘What Lets What Pass’: Kyle Herrera will be discussing What Lets What Pass, a show that he will be curating at the Wright Museum during the Fall semester. What Lets What Pass is a large-scale video/audio work that explores emotional trauma. Using abstraction and digital manipulation, it maps a trajectory from innocence to trauma, and from survivorhood to mindful recovery, across a cycle of short films.
    Location: Atrium, Wright Museum of Art
    Cost: Free
  • 2:30pm - 3:30pmFamily Reception: Families of current students get a chance to connect with each other and meet our Advanced Mentoring Program faculty to learn more about what their students are doing at Beloit.
    Location: Riverside Lounge, The Powerhouse
    Cost: This event is free but we request registration in advance.
  • 2:30pm - 4:00pmCareer Works and Global Experience Office Open House: Alumni are invited to tour the new Career Works and the Global Experience offices and enjoy light refreshments. Learn about how Career Works and the Global Experience offices engage students and alumni.
    Location: Pearsons Hall, 1st Floor, Annex
    Cost: Free
  • 4:15pm - 5:00pmHomecoming Parade: Celebrate Beloiter creativity and spirit at the Homecoming parade or strut through campus with your classmates in the Parade of Classes. Line up starts at 3:45 p.m.

    Location: Line up starts in front of WAC, Parade ends at the Wall
    Cost: Free
  • 5:00pmAlumni Assembly: Join your friends and classmates as we introduce and celebrate the 2022 Distinguished Service Citation and Young Alumni Award winners.
    Location: Eaton Chapel
    Cost: Free
  • 6:30pm1972 50th Class Dinner: Join your classmates for dinner and drinks planned just for the Class of 1972. Spend some time reconnecting with old friends, hear from class speakers, and show off those golden hoods!
    Location: The Powerhouse, The Stack
    Cost: $50 per person with advance registration required.
  • 6:30pm1997 25th Class Dinner: What better way to celebrate being a Beloiter than a special dinner with your classmates from 1997 for your 25th Reunion? Take some time to relive old memories and make new ones.
    Location: Atrium, Sanger Center for the Sciences
    Cost: $35 per person with advance registration required.
  • 6:30pm2012 10th Class Dinner: Enjoy good food and great company! Celebrate being back on campus and reconnect with your 2012 classmates at your 10th Reunion class dinner.
    Location: Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall
    Cost: $35 per person with advance registration required.
  • 6:30pmDinner In and Around Beloit: Try out our local fare downtown and experience all Beloit has to offer!
    Location: In and around Beloit
  • 6:30pm1970 & 1971 Class Reception: Join your classmates for food and a cash bar down at the Ironworks Hotel. Celebrate being back in Beloit and reconnecting with your classmates from 1970 and 1971.
    Location: Ironworks Hotel
    Cost: $35 per person with advance registration required.
  • 9:00pm - 2:00amC-Haus Open Hours: Relive your college days in the Coughy Haus. Grab a beer and have a rousing good time.
    Location: Coughy Haus
    Cost: Free

Saturday, October 8th, 2022

  • Midnight - 2:00amC-Haus Open Hours: Relive your college days in the Coughy Haus. Grab a beer and have a rousing good time.
    Location: Coughy Haus
    Cost: Free
  • 8:10am - 10:40amClass Photos: Gather with your reunion year classmates and take a photo in front of Middle College. Prints to be mailed out following the weekend. Times vary by reunion class.
    Location: Middle College Steps
    Cost: This event is free to participate with registration requested in advance. If you want a mailed copy of your photo it is $5.
  • 8:30am - 11:00amBreakfast for Alumni, Family, & Friends: Fuel up with a delicious breakfast before an event-filled day.
    Location: Chapin Hall, Commons
    Cost: $10 per adult, $6 children 12 and under; 5 and under are free with advance registration requested.
  • 8:30amFamilies Conversation with the President: Family members of Beloit College students can kick off the day by joining President Scott Bierman for a casual continental breakfast and conversation. 
    Location: Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall
    Cost: This event is free but we request registration in advance.
  • 9:30amBlack Students United Brunch: Join fellow Black Students United alumni and students for a brunch filled with community and memories, old and new.
    Location: Grace’s Place, Pearsons Hall
    Cost: $15 per person with advance registration required.
  • 10:00amThe Olde English: Join President Scott Bierman for the 60th Olde English Classic cross-country open run, and stick around to support the Bucs Intercollegiate races.
    Location: Leeson Park, Beloit WI
    Cost: Free
  • 10:00amBaseball Alumni Game: See if you can still hit that home run with your fellow alumni.
    Location: Strong Stadium Complex, Baseball Field
    Cost: Free
  • 10:00amSoftball Alumni Game: All softball alumni are welcome to join in and relive their days on the field.
    Location: Strong Stadium Complex, Softball Field
    Cost: Free
  • 10:00am1970 & 1971 50th Class Brunch: Join your 1970 and 1971 classmates for a brunch planned specially for your do-over 50th Reunion celebration. Spend some time reconnecting with old friends, hear from class speakers, and show off those golden hoods!
    Location: The Powerhouse, The Stack
    Cost: $25 per person with advance registration required.
  • 11:00am - 2:00pmHomecoming Tailgate: Join us at Strong Stadium to tailgate or enjoy great fare from local food trucks while celebrating our rich athletics history and preparing to cheer on the Buccaneers to victory!

    Don’t forget to join our Student Athletic Advisory Committee for their bags tournament at the tailgate. The tournament prices is $2 per team, with all funds going to their annual food drive. 

    Location: Strong Stadium Complex
    Cost: Attending and parking is free. Food trucks will be self-pay.
  • 12:30pm50 Years of Coaching Celebration: Join us in celebrating 50 years of Beloit College Cross Country and Track & Field Coaching. Coach David Eckburg, who retired in 2020 after 26 years, and Coach Brian Bliese, who has coached for 24 years and counting, have been coaching for a combined total of 50 years! We will be celebrating after the 11:00 collegiate competition.
    Location: Leeson Park, Beloit WI
    Cost: Free
  • 2:00pm - 4:00pmCoughy Haus Open House: Swing by the Coughy Haus during the day for a mini tour of this classic campus haunt.
    Location: Coughy Haus
    Cost: Free
  • 2:30pm - 3:30pmBeyond the Golden Hoods Reception (51st Reunion and Up): Gather with your classmates for light refreshments to reconnect and celebrate more than 50 years of being a Beloiter.
    Location: Carson Club Hub, The Powerhouse
    Cost: This event is free but we request registration in advance.
  • 5:00pm - 6:30pmBill Knapton Court Naming: Please join us in celebrating the incredible legacy of our basketball teams at the official ceremony for the naming of the Flood Arena floor to The Bill Knapton Court.
    Location: Sports Center
    Cost: This event is free but we request registration in advance.
  • 5:00pm - 8:00pmCampus Picnic: Unwind after a fun Saturday afternoon with a picnic on campus open to all. Join in at 6:00 p.m. for a folk dancing session across the quad.
    Location: Pearsons Quad
    Cost: $20 per adult, $10 children 12 and under; 5 and under are free with advance registration requested.
  • 8:00pm - 11:55pmDancing and Dessert: Finish off the evening with drinks, dancing, and dessert. Score some Beloit swag and have fun with your fellow Beloiters.
    Location: Pearsons Quad
    Cost: Free
  • 9:00pm - 2:00amC-Haus Open Hours: Grab a beer in the Coughy Haus and remember your years on campus into the wee hours of the morning.
    Location: Coughy Haus
    Cost: Free

Sunday, October 9th, 2022

  • Midnight - 2:00amC-Haus Open Hours: Grab a beer in the Coughy Haus and remember your years on campus into the wee hours of the morning.
    Location: Coughy Haus
    Cost: Free
  • 10:00am - 11:00amRemembering Friends We’ve Lost: We’ll spend time celebrating the lives of members of the Beloit College community who are no longer with us–alumni, faculty, staff, and friends in silence or stories.

    Location: Eaton Chapel
    Cost: Free
  • 10:00am - 2:00pmAlumni, Family, & Friends Brunch: Enjoy a delicious Sunday brunch with your fellow classmates, families, and friends, before heading back home.
    Location: Chapin Hall, Commons
    Cost: $10 per adult, $6 children 12 and under; 5 and under are free with advance registration requested.
  • 12:00pmAthletic Hall of Honor Induction Luncheon: Join us to recognize the efforts and contributions of former Beloit College student-athletes who have left an indelible mark on Buccaneer athletics.
    Location: The Stack, The Powerhouse
    Cost: By invitation only. Pre-registration required.

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