Homecoming 2017

Dates are firm, but schedule of activities is tentative—we're still planning!

Please call the Alumni Relations Office at 866-544-6180
if you have any questions or to register for events by phone.

Friday, September 29


Professors Hall of Honor Induction - 11:30 a.m. | 

Schneider Conference Room, Student Union

Party on the Plaza - 5 to 7:30 p.m. | 

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 band Funk Worthy before heading to the concert, staying for the outdoor movie, or going to meet up with friends for off-campus get-togethers.


Movie Night on Schaaf Lawn - 7:30 p.m. | 

Schaaf Lawn

It’s a perfect Friday night activity for the entire Cap Family. Bring a blanket or chairs and join us as we screen a TBD movie.


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

Mees Hall, Conservatory of Music 


Saturday, September 30 

Greek Reunion Gatherings - 10 to 11 a.m. |



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

Jeffrey Lawn and Surrounding Area

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.

Did you purchase a paver during the last year? The newly installed pavers will be dedicated at Noon.


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

Bernlohr Stadium


Alumni Open House - 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. | 

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.


Alumni of Color Gathering and Family Cookout - 3:30 p.m. | 

Schaaf Lawn

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


Cap Family Trivia Challenge - 4:30 p.m. | 

The Mettee Bridge of Learning

Face off against your fellow Cap Family members in our first ever trivia showdown between Capital alumni, students, and even faculty and staff! Register your team and compete for our grand prize in this test of general knowledge. Entry fee of $8 per team (and free for student teams).


Capital University Athletic Awards and Hall of Fame Induction - 7 p.m. |

Performance Arena, Capital Center


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


Sunday, October 1

Worship Service - 11 a.m.

Christ Lutheran Church

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

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