Homecoming Weekend 2015 

Please call the Alumni Relations Office (614) 236-6701 or toll free 1-866-544-6180 if you have any questions or to register for events by phone.

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 9

Professors Hall of Honor Induction - 11:30 a.m. | Register/RSVP Online

Schneider North, Harry C. Moores Student Union

Join us as we celebrate the work and lives of notable former members of Capital's faculty.

2015 Inductees:
Gene Allen, Music
Kay Slocum, History
Douglas Wells (deceased), Law


School of Nursing 65th Anniversary Luncheon - 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Register/RSVP Online

Franklin Park Conservatory; 1777 E Broad Street, Columbus

The Capital University Nursing Program invites you to join in celebrating 65 years of educating exceptional, professional nurses within a diverse community.

The Celebration Luncheon will feature guest speaker Kevin Sowers, president of Duke University Medical Center and Capital University graduate (’85, H’10), MSN, RN, FAAN. The topic of the keynote will be “Transformational Leadership in the Midst of Reform.”


Party on the Plaza - 5 to 7:30 p.m. | Register/RSVP Online

Mound Street Plaza

It's a Capital community gathering for all alumni, students, faculty, and staff as we host the annual party on the plaza. Join us for food, drinks, and live music from the Pleasant Tense before heading to the concert or to meet up with friends for off-campus get-togethers.   


Choral Celebration - 8 p.m. | Registration Not Required

Mees Hall, Conservatory of Music 


Saturday, October 10

If you have a family member or friend who's interested in attending Capital, this is a great day for them to experience campus. Admissions will be open on Saturday for a presentation and tours, so you're encouraged to reach out to them and help us grow the Cap Family! Sign up for admissions events here.


Crusader Canter - 9 a.m. | Register/RSVP Online

Starts at Intersection of Mound and Pleasant Ridge

Begin your Homecoming Saturday with a 2-mile walk/run around Bexley, brought to you by Capital's Athletic Training Program. $15 entry fee ($20 after Sep. 25).


CapFest - 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Registration Not Required

Mound Street Plaza

Our annual Homecoming festival has something for everyone in your Cap Family. Featuring plenty of activities for kids, tailgating for adults, live music, and food for everyone.


Football vs. Otterbein - 1:30 p.m. | Tickets Required (Purchase at Door)

Bernlohr Stadium


Alumni of Color Gathering and Family Cookout - 3 p.m. | Register/RSVP Online

Schaaf Lawn

Capital's Office of Diversity and Inclusion invites you to join your Cap Family for this special Homecoming Weekend gathering.


Post-Game Tailgate - 3:30 p.m. | Registration Not Required

Capital University Alumni House

If you were here for the game, here early for the soccer game, or even just hanging around campus with your friends and classmates, the Alumni House is open as a gathering space until early evening.


Meet the Coaches - 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. | Register/RSVP Online

Moe Lounge, Capital Center

Join Steve Bruning, Director of Athletics, as we welcome several new Crusader coaches into the Cap Family. The coaches in attendance will be Leah C. Farrell (Women's Volleyball), Hannah T. Weiss (Track and Field and Cross Country), Matthew J. Ogden (Women's Soccer), Marc S. Wurtzman (Men's Tennis), and Christine R. Freeman (Women's Tennis). Hors d'oeuvres and beverages (cash bar) will be provided.


Women's Soccer vs. Otterbein - 7 p.m. | Tickets Required (Purchase at Door)

Bernlohr Stadium


University Theatre Production & Alumni Reunion - 8 p.m. | Click Here for More Info or to RSVP

Cabaret Theatre | Schneider, Harry C. Moores Student Union

Join us in kicking off a season celebrating 100 years of theatre at Capital with a production of Mary Zimmerman's Metamorphoses, to be followed by a special reunion reception for university theatre alumni.


Please note: all class reunions take place in the spring as part of Alumni Weekend.


Sunday, October 11

Worship Service - 11:15 a.m.

Christ Lutheran Church

The community at Christ Lutheran invites you to join them for worship to bring Homecoming Weekend with your Cap Family to a close.

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