Homecoming 2014 Schedule of Events

Please continue to check back for an updated listing of 2014 events.



Please check the Campus Life website for a list of activities!

All Weekend
Homecoming Weekend 2014 Bookstore Discount Sale!

Special discount for all Aquinas College Alumni based on their graduation year! (Number of years since graduation equals the percentage off AQ insignia items in the AQ Bookstore, up to a maximum of 50%.)

Bookstore Hours: Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Around Grand Rapids: ArtPrize

Visit the Information Station for GR happenings, including ArtPrize - the world's largest art prize and radically open competition, that will be taking place downtown. Anyone who attends the event can vote. >More About ArtPrize


Faculty Art Gallery Exhibition

Friday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday 2 to 6 p.m.


Thursday, September 25

Aquinas College Awards Gala

Sturrus Sports & Fitness Center, 5:30 p.m. >>Purchase tickets or table sponsorships

Friday, September 26

All Reunion Class Party

Wege Ballroom 6 -10pm

Make it Home! Celebrate with classmates from 1964, 1969, 1947, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009.

Complimentary strolling dinner. Cash bar.

>>More on Reunions

Women's Volleyball vs. U-M Dearborn

7 p.m.

Sturrus Sports & Fitness Center

Saturday, September 27
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General Schedule Location Time
AQ Run Thru: Join us for the fourth annual 5k run and 2K walk through the campus. Registration - St. Joe's Flood Lot 8 a.m.
Information Station: Information on hotels and weekend events, ArtPrize maps, and much more. Holmdene Lawn Noon
Affinty Row: See what's new with student clubs & orgs. Co-sponsored by Campus Life & Student Senate Cook Carriage House Noon to 4pm
Retired Faculty Luncheon Loutit Room, Wege Center 3rd Floor Noon
Food Booth Row: Sami's Gyros (Eastown), Thunder Gun Cafe (Tacos) and Creative Dining (Fair Fare) will be on hand to satisfy every culinary desire. Holmdene Lawn Noon to 9 p.m. (Time varies of the individual vendors)
The AQ Midway: Play your favorite family-friendly carnival games and win prizes! AB Path Noon to 5 p.m.
Main Stage Tent: Gather with alumni, friends, and the AQ family for

refreshments and live music.

Holmdene Lawn Noon to 9 p.m.
Campus Sightseeing: Trams staffed by AQ Ambassadors will continuously loop throughout campus. Hop on and hop off and see all of our new additions! Various Locations Noon to 6 p.m.
Inflatable Village: Kids, students, and adults of all ages will enjoy this festive addition to Homecoming. $1 donation suggested for all you can play. Benefitting the Diversity & Inclusion Student Groups. AMC/Holmdene Lawn Noon to 5 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Cleary University Athletic Field 12:30 p.m.
Aquinas College Jazz Band: A Homecoming Tradition! Directed by Dr. Paul Brewer Bandshell, Center Campus 1:30 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. Cornerstone Athletic Field 3:30 p.m.
Homecoming Court Coronation: Who will be crowned King & Queen of 2013? Soccer Field Halftime of Men's soccer game

Homecoming Mass: Father Stan Drongowski O.P. presiding. If you would like to participate as a lector or Eucharistic minister, please contact Terry Marshall at (616) 632-2492. Interested in participating in the Alumni Choir? Please click here.


Bukowski Chapel 5 p.m.
Three's A Crowd: Keeping the live music going is Three's A Crowd, an incredibly fun cover band playing everything from classic rock to Lady Gaga. Shout out your favorites from your days at AQ! Bandshell, Center Campus 6 p.m.
Sunday, September 28 Location Time

Golden Saints Brunch

Wege Ballroom 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Men's Hockey vs. Western Michigan University D2

Griff's Ice House

2 p.m.
AQ + ArtPrize Cathedral Square, Diocese of Grand Rapids 2 p.m.
*Tentative schedule, please check back for updates.