Schedule


Please see the preliminary schedule below and be sure to check back as events are added to the schedule. 

Registration & Hospitality Headquarters

Friday, October 4, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, October 5, 9 a.m.-Noon

Visitors should make the Alumni House at 613 College St. their first stop when arriving on campus. Pick up your registration packet and connect with fellow alumni, families, and friends while enjoying snacks and beverages. Stop on by, come back often, this is your home. Welcome!

Weekend Opportunities

Admissions Visit Center Hours

Middle College
Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-noon

Campus Tours from Middle College (60 minute tours)
Friday: 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:45 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m.

Beloit College Meets Downtown Tour departs from Middle College (60 minute tour)
Saturday: 9 a.m.

CELEB & Gallery ABBA Open House

CELEB, 437 E. Grand Ave.
Friday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Library & Archives

Morse Library
Friday: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Archives: 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Saturday: noon-6 p.m.
Sunday: noon.-1 p.m.

Logan Museum of Anthropology

Friday: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Sports Center

Friday: 7 a.m.-11 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sunday: Noon-10 p.m.

Turtle Creek Bookstore

444 E. Grand Ave.
Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Wright Museum of Art

Friday: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.


Friday, October 4, 2019

 

Classes open to alumni and families
8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Across campus
Grab your notebook and coffee; it’s back to class! Take some time to peruse the classes open to visitors.

Lunch in Commons
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Commons, Chapin Hall, $7.75 pay at the door

Enjoy lunch in Commons before returning to class or participating in the days activities!

Historic Buildings Tour: Academic Side with Fred Burwell’86
2 p.m., Meet at Library

Walk through history with Fred Burwell’86, our college archivist.

Unveiling of the Strategic Plan
3 p.m., South Lounge, World Affairs Center

Join the new Provost and Dean of the College Eric Boynton and Vice President of Enrollment Leslie Davidson as they discuss Beloit College’s new strategic plan.

Mounds Tour
4 p.m., Meet in front of Logan Museum of Anthropology

Take a guided tour of the 20 Native American Mounds built in 400-1200 C.E.

Pakula Biomedical Fellows Poster Session
4 p.m. -5 p.m., Atrium, Sanger Center for the Sciences

Please join us as Pakula Biomedical Fellows present the results of their summer 2019 research. Enjoy light refreshments as you stroll through amazing student work.

Weissberg Fall Forum: Alumni Career Panel Discussion
4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Richardson Auditorium, Morse-Ingersoll Hall
This event showcases the pathways through Beloit and beyond of recent alumni whose post-graduation work and lives have a focus on human rights and social justice.

Economics Happy Hour
4 p.m. - 5 p.m., Kemper Lab, Campbell Hall

Spend some time with Economics faculty, alumni, and students to see what the department has going on.

Psychology Happy Hour
4 p.m. - 5 p.m., 2nd Floor Bridge, Sanger Center for the Sciences

Take some time to catch up with Psychology faculty, alumni, and students to learn about what the department is up to.

Book Release Party for Professor Chris Fink
4 p.m. - 6 p.m., Gallery Abba, 437 E Grand Ave

Chris Fink, Professor of English, will read from his new fiction collection at Gallery ABBA. The event will include a short reading by the author, followed by a reception and light refreshments.

Chief Justices: The 17 Men of the Center Seat - with Author Dan Cotter
4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m., Room 150, Sanger Center for the Sciences
Practicing lawyer and past president of The Chicago Bar Association Dan Cotter presents his book on the 17 chief justices of the Supreme Court of the United States. More information here.

Dinner in and around Beloit
4:45 p.m. - 8 p.m., Commons, Chapin Hall, $9.20 pay at the door

Enjoy dining in Commons or try our local fare downtown.

Homecoming Parade
5:30 p.m., Starts in front of the Wall, ends at the 700 block of College St.

Enjoy the creativity marching, rolling, and honking down the street; this is a must-see event! See the link to the parade map above.

Alpha Sigma Tau Welcome Home Reception
6:30 p.m., Alpha Sigma Tau House, 843 College St.
Get together with AST alumni and members to get to know each other and enjoy light snacks.

Butterfly
7 p.m., Kresge Theatre, Neese Performing Arts Center,
$5 Students, $7 Faculty/staff/seniors, $10 General
This multidisciplinary performance brings together theater, poetry, movement, and music as a creative response to questions on collective healing and transformation. Developed in collaboration with students. Written and directed by Visiting Artist Anu Yadav. Remounted for the Kresge by Amy L Sarno.

Organizing Across Difference
7 p.m., Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall
Please join alumni Chris Hawn’09 and Erinn Brooks’09 as they recount their experiences of organizing and activism at Beloit College. As the office of Student Success, Equity, & Community (SSEC) actively advances our mission to center social justice and human rights advocacy, come engage in a deep dialogue of how student organizing can effectively impact change.

Alumni and Student-Athlete Networking
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Atrium, Sanger Center for the Sciences

Join current and past Beloit College athletes for a reception celebrating individual and team champions, while enjoying the opportunity to network with one another. Refreshments will be provided.

C-Haus Open Hours
9 p.m. - 2 a.m., C-Haus
Relive your college days in the Coughy House. Grab a beer, step up to the open mic, and have a rousing good time.


Saturday, October 5, 2019

CELEB Coffee & Discussion
7:15 a.m. - 8:15 a.m., 437 E. Grand Ave

Take your morning stroll down to CELEB to meet Director Brian Morello’85 and explore the center while enjoying coffee and conversation.

Downtown Beloit Farmers Market
8 a.m - 1 p.m., Downtown Beloit

Stroll through downtown and take advantage of a variety of local fruits, veggies, handmade goods, jams, and more. More information here.

Parent Conversation and Continental Breakfast with the President
8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m., Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall

Join Beloit College President Scott Bierman for morning coffee, great conversation, and a light breakfast. Bring your questions!

Unveiling of the Strategic Plan
9 a.m., Alumni House

Join the new Provost and Dean of the College Eric Boynton and Vice President of Enrollment Leslie Davidson as they discuss Beloit College’s new strategic plan.

Women’s Tennis Match: Buccaneers vs. St. Norbert College
9 a.m., Strong Stadium Complex Tennis Courts

Cheer the Buccaneers to victory against St. Norbert’s Green Knights.

Powerhouse Tour
10 a.m., Powerhouse
Tour the soon to be completed Powerhouse. Space is limited so sign ups will be taken in advance in the Alumni House. Shuttles will depart from the Alumni House.

Olde English Classic Festivities
10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Leeson Park

10 a.m., Open Run for alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and students.
11 a.m., Intercollegiate Women’s race.
Noon, Intercollegiate Men’s race.

Baseball Alumni Game
10 a.m., Baseball Field, Strong Stadium
See if you can still hit that home run with your fellow alumni.

Softball Alumni Game
10 a.m., Softball Field, Strong Stadium
All softball alumni are welcome to join in and relive their days on the field.

Swimming and Diving Alumni Meet
10 a.m., Pool, Sports Center
Join your fellow alumni in the pool to see if you can still keep up!

Alumni, Family, and Friends Tailgate and Picnic
11 a.m., Strong Stadium

Join us and the 1889 Council at Strong Stadium to tailgate or enjoy cuisine from local food trucks while celebrating our rich athletics history and preparing to cheer on the Buccaneers to victory! Self-pay at food trucks. A shuttle will be available every 20 minutes, starting at 10:45 a.m. Pick-up/drop-off at the Wall.

Football Game: Buccaneers vs. The University of Chicago
1 p.m., Strong Stadium Complex

Cheer the Buccaneers on to victory against the Phoenixes and stay to support the Athletic Hall of Honor inductees at half-time.

Powerhouse Tour
2 p.m., Powerhouse
Tour the soon to be completed Powerhouse. Space is limited so sign ups will be taken in advance in the Alumni House. Shuttles will depart from the Alumni House.

Women’s Tennis Match: Buccaneers vs. Ripon College
3 p.m., Strong Stadium Complex Tennis Courts

Cheer the Buccaneers to victory against the Red Hawks.

1889 Athletics Council Post-Game Celebration
3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m., Strong Stadium

Stick around after the football game to continue celebrating Homecoming and Beloit College athletics!

Canoe & Kayak at the Beloit College Boathouse
4 p.m. - 7 p.m., Boathouse, 1850 Riverside Drive

Come see the College’s newly revitalized Boathouse, now offering canoeing and kayaking on the Rock River! The boathouse crew will be cooking out from 4-6 p.m., and there will be canoeing and kayaking fun for all ages, no experience required. Stay after for the bonfire at the Boathouse! Parking is limited, a shuttle will be available every 20 minutes, starting at 3:45 p.m. Pick-up/drop-off at the Wall.

Dinner in and around Beloit
4 p.m. - 8 p.m., Commons, Chapin Hall, $9.20 pay at the door

Enjoy dining in Commons or try our local fare downtown.

Athletic Hall of Honor Induction Dinner
6 p.m., Atrium, Sanger Center for the Sciences

Join us for an evening to remember as we recognize the efforts and contributions of former Beloit College student-athletes and coaches who have left an indelible mark on Buccaneer athletics. By invitation only.

Alpha Sigma Tau Reunion Dinner
7 p.m., Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall
Alpha Sigma Tau alumni, members, and their families are invited to the Reunion Dinner. The event includes speakers, a Rededication Ceremony, and the Candle Lighting Ceremony. Please come dressed in all black.

Bonfire at the Beloit College Boathouse
7 p.m. - 10 p.m., Boathouse, 1850 Riverside Drive

Join us for a bonfire at the Beloit College Boathouse as we celebrate the Boathouse and the spirit of Beloit! Parking is limited, so be sure to take the shuttle that will run from the Wall, starting at 6:45 p.m. Last return shuttle is at 10 p.m.

C-Haus Open Hours
9 p.m. - 2 a.m., C-Haus
Grab a beer in the Coughy House and remember your years on campus into the wee hours of the morning.


Sunday, October 6, 2019

Women’s Tennis Match: Buccaneers vs. Lawrence University
9 a.m., Strong Complex Tennis Courts

Cheer the Buccaneers to victory against the Vikings.

Family, Friends, and Alumni Brunch in Commons
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Commons, Chapin Hall, $8.65 pay at the door

Stop anytime between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to treat your taste buds to a delicious brunch.

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