Homecoming

Schedule of Events

Looking forward to seeing you at Beloiter Days: Homecoming and Family & Friends Weekend 2016! Full schedule of events to come.

Registration and Hospitality

Friday, September 23, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Saturday, September 24, 9 a.m.-Noon

Make the Alumni House at 613 College St. your first stop when you arrive on campus. Final schedules, Beloit freebies, parade information, campus maps, scavenger hunt and Frisbee golf maps, snacks and beverages will be available. Stop on by, come back often, this is your home. Welcome!

Weekend Opportunities

Frisbee Golf Tournament
All weekend, at your leisure (bring your own frisbee).

Turtle Creek Bookstore (444 E. Grand Ave.)
Open Friday, 10-5:30; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  

Admissions Visit Center Hours
Friday and Saturday, 9:00 am to 4:30 p.m.

Take a campus tour from Middle College
Friday,
9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:45 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Logan Museum of Anthropology & Wright Museum of Art
Open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Friday, September 23

Classes open to alumni and families, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Grab your notebook and coffee; it’s back to class! Class choices will be available soon!

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

Historic Buildings Tour: Academic Side with Fred Burwell

2 p.m., Meet at Library

Walk through history with Fred Burwell, our campus archivist.

Weissberg Human Rights Alumni Panel
4:30-6 p.m.,
Richardson Auditorium (Morse Ingersoll Hall)
Join students and alumni in a conversation about working in human rights.

Homecoming Parade, Best viewing at the Wall (Chapin Quad)
Line-up for the parade on Emerson St., in front of LAPC, at 6:00 p.m. 
Enjoy the creativity marching, rolling, and honking down the street; this is a must-see event. Parade begins at 6:20 p.m., ending at the 700 block of College St.

Dinner in and around Beloit
6:45 p.m., Commons
Enjoy dining in Commons (pay at the door) or try out our local fare downtown.

The 8th Annual Weissberg Human Rights Fall Lecture
8 p.m.,
Richardson Auditorium (Morse Ingersoll Hall)
"Do Human Rights Commitments Constrain Foreign Policy?" Lecture by Tamás Meszerics.

Rooftop Observatory, weather permitting
8-10 p.m., Center for Sciences, Rooftop
Enjoy the view from the roof of the LEED-certified Center for the Sciences with Professor Britt Scharringhausen. Should the weather be favorable, take a closer look with the telescopes.

Saturday, September 24

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.

Conversation and Continental Breakfast with the President
8:30-9:15 a.m., Moore Lounge, Pearsons Hall
Stop by to meet with other Beloit College families and friends, meet Scott and Melody Bierman.

Olde English Classic Festivities
10 a.m.-1 p.m., Leeson Park, $10 per person
Bugle call and pistol shot at 10 a.m. Join President Bierman in cheering on the runners or for the open run
. Stay to support the Bucs. Intercollegiate races: 11 a.m., Women; 12 p.m., Men.

Alumni, Family, and Friends Tailgate and Picnic
11 a.m.-2 p.m., Strong Stadium
Join us at strong stadium (parking available at the Stadium and on Athletic Ave).

Football Game: Bucs vs. Cornell College
1 p.m., Strong Stadium

Mounds Tour with Shannon Fie
2 p.m., Meet outside of Logan Museum

Take a guided tour of the 20 Native American Indian mounds built in A.D. 400-1200.

Sunday, September 25

Family and Alumni Breakfast hosted by Senior Class Officers
8-10:30 a.m., Commons; $10 per person
Support the Senior Class and treat your taste buds to a delicious breakfast Sunday morning
.