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Homecoming | Golden Years Society Reunion


Mark your calendar for Homecoming!

Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018


Variety Show

Thursday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m.
Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: $5
Tickets are required, call the Student Services Desk at 660.562.1212 to reserve a ticket; tickets may be acquired the night of the performance if seats are available.

Homecoming Golf Classic

Friday, Oct. 12, noon 
Two-person scramble
Mozingo Lake Golf Course 
Cost: $50 per person
Call 660.562.1248 or visit to register

Flag-Raising Ceremony

 Friday, Oct. 12, 2 p.m.
 Joyce and Harvey White International Flag Plaza

Hughes Fieldhouse Dedication and Ribbon Cutting

Friday, Oct. 12, 4 p.m.
Hughes Fieldhouse

M-Club Hall of Fame Banquet

Friday, Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m.
J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom
Cost: $25
Tickets can be purchased through Athletics at 660.562.1977

Homecoming Welcome

Saturday, Oct. 13, 8 a.m.
Michael L. Faust Center for Alumni and Friends
Free refreshments

Homecoming Parade

Saturday, Oct. 13, 9 a.m.
The parade begins at the corner of Ray and College Avenue.  

Hy-Vee Bearcat Zone Pregame Festivities

Saturday, Oct. 13, noon
Raymond J. Courter College Park Pavillion
Cost: Admission is free, a tailgate meal is available for purchase 

Football  vs. University of Nebraska - Kearney

Saturday, Oct. 13, 2:30 p.m.
Bearcat Stadium
Cost: $25 reserved, $14 adult general admission (standing room only), $10 K-12 visiting student; Homecoming football tickets available to the general public beginning Monday, Sept. 25, tickets can be purchased online via by choosing the Tickets tab at the top of the page or in person in the Cashiering Office in the Administration Building. 

Prayer Breakfast

Sunday, Oct. 14, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Office of Equity and Accessibility, First Floor of North Complex
Featured entertainment: Northwest Gospel Choir 'Spirit & Truth' & Alumni Choir
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Clarence Green, Northwest Chief of Police
Free Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by the Northwest Office of Diversity, Equity &Inclusion and the Northwest Alumni Association.  

Places to Stay

Maryville Hotels

Boulders Inn and Suites 660.224.2222
Country Hearth Inn 660.582.8088
Red Roof Inn 660.562.2002
Americas Best Value Inn and Suites 660.562.3111
Holiday Inn Express 660.562.9949

St. Joseph Hotels

America's Best Value Inn 816.364.3031
Candlewood Suites 816.232.2600
Days Inn 816.279.1671
Drury Inn 816.364.4700
Fairfield Inn 816.232.2700
Hampton Inn 816.390.9300
Holiday Inn Express 816.232.2500
Radisson Hotel 816.279.8000
Stoney Creek Inn 816.901.9600


  • Tickets will not be mailed; they must be picked up at the event.
  • Seats are assigned on a best-available basis.
  • All ticket sales are final.
  • Ticket prices include Missouri sales tax.

(All events subject to change/cancellation)

Golden Years Society Reunion

Class of ’68 reunion

The Golden Years Society recognizes and welcomes all classmates graduating in 1968 and before to attend Homecoming. Mark your calendar now and make plans to return to campus. For more information or tickets, contact the Northwest Alumni Association at or 660.562.1248.


Friday, Oct. 12
9 a.m. Welcome reception, Michael L. Faust Center for Alumni and Friends
10 a.m. Campus bus tour
11 a.m. Reunion photo
11:30 a.m. Luncheon, J.W. Jones Student Union
2 p.m. Flag-raising ceremony, White International Flag Plaza
5:30 p.m. Golden Years Social, Nodaway County Historical Society Museum
6:30 p.m. M-Club Hall of Fame Banquet, J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom*
Saturday, Oct. 13
8 a.m. Homecoming Welcome, Michael L. Faust Center for Alumni and Friends
9 a.m. Parade with VIP seating
12 p.m. Bearcat Zone pregame barbecue, College Park*
2:30 p.m. Football game, Bearcat Stadium*
COST: $50

*additional cost