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Schedule of Events

Homecoming 2018

Oct. 8-13, 2018

Homecoming at Northwest is a week-long celebration each Oct. featuring athletic events, entertainment and plenty of opportunities for everyone to show their Bearcat spirit. Homecoming events are open to all Northwest students, alumni, faculty, staff, families and friends, and community members. This site contains all the information anyone would need to enjoy the Northwest Homecoming experience.

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 12

Banner and Canned Art Displays All Day J.W. Jones Student Union FREE
Walk Out Day Celebration: Bell Ringing Ceremony 8 a.m. Bell of '48 FREE
International Flag Raising Ceremony 2 p.m. Joyce and Harvey White International Plaza
In case of rain, Charles Johnson Theater
Hughes Fieldhouse Dedication and Ribbon Cutting 4 p.m. Hughes Fieldhouse FREE
Golden Years
Class of 1968 Golden Years Reunion and Hughes Fieldhouse Dedication Social 
5-7 p.m. Hughes Fieldhouse --
M-Club Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony 6:30 p.m. J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom $25
Variety Show 7 p.m. Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts $5 (Tickets)

Saturday, October 13

Banner and Canned Art Displays All Day J.W. Jones Student Union FREE
All Alumni Open House 8 a.m. Michael L. Faust Center for Alumni and Friends --
Parade 9 a.m. See Parade Route   View PDF FREE
Bearcat Tailgate Zone 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Raymond J Courter College Park Pavilion  FREE
Bearcat Football vs. Nebraska-Kearney 2 p.m. Bearcat Stadium Varies (Tickets)

Sunday, October 14

Banner and Canned Art All Day J.W. Jones Student Union FREE
After Homecoming Prayer Breakfast 8-9:30 a.m. Office of Equity and Accessibility, First Floor, North Complex --


Homecoming Awards Presentation Mon., Oct. 15 6 p.m. Charles Johnson Theater
Award Point Reveal Discussion Wed., Oct. 17 5 p.m. Colden Hall 3500