Homecoming and Family Weekend

Homecoming and Family Weekend

There was a time when you called Northwest University home. It was where you lived, ate, studied, worshipped, and made good friends. On Friday, September 21 and Saturday, September 22, we’re bringing back a tradition just for you: Homecoming and Family Weekend 2018. It will be a wonderful time of fun, food, worship, and reminiscing with fellow alumni and faculty. It’s our one chance this year to come together as a community and celebrate the people and times that have had an impact on our lives.

Homecoming and Family Weekend is the perfect chance to connect with past and present students from Northwest University. There will be lots of fun activities for the whole family with opportunities to explore campus, cheer on your Northwest athletes, participate in department gatherings with current and past students, parents, and faculty, and more! Please see the schedule for the weekend below.

For any additional questions, please reach out to alumni@northwestu.edu.

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Homecoming and Family Weekend Schedule

Friday, Sept. 21 Description Location
Student Alumni Chapel
10:00 a.m. and 11:20 a.m.
Join us for Student Alumni Chapel as we hear a message from the 2018–19 Alumnus of the Year. NU Butterfield Chapel
Men's Soccer Game
1:00 p.m.
NU Eagle Men's Soccer vs. Multnomah University. NU Soccer Field (Lower Barton)
Women's Soccer Game
3:00 p.m.
NU Eagle Women's Soccer vs. Multnomah University. NU Soccer Field (Lower Barton)
2018 Scholarship Reception
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
We will be honoring those who have impacted the lives of our students through endowment scholarships during our 2018 Scholarship Reception. This is a time to connect students and donors together and to see how generous giving influences student's lives every day. Dickey Plaza
Dinner Break
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Enjoy dinner in the Caf or a fun night out in beautiful downtown Kirkland at one of the local restaurants. (Caf $6.25 per person) See restaurant hand out for our favorites!
Women's Volleyball Game
7:00 p.m.
NU Eagles Women's Volleyball vs. Southern Oregon. NU Pavilion
Bonfire
Following game
Join us for our first, University-wide Bonfire following the volleyball game. This will be an opportunity for past and present NU students and families to come together in community. Outside NU Pavilion
Alumni Improv
9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
We're excited to invite you to an Alumni led "blast from the past" Improv night in Millard Hall. Millard Hall
Saturday, Sept. 22 Description Location
Legacy Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
The Legacy breakfast is to celebrate families that have been a part of NU for more than a generation. If your parents went to NU, your kids are going to NU, or your grandparents went to NU, etc., please join us for a free breakfast in your honor. Northwest is all about family and community. For further questions, please email alumni@northwestu.edu. The Caf Private Dining Room
Alumni Worship Service
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Join us for the Alumni Worship Service where we celebrate what unifies us all. An alumni team will lead us in worship and bring a message. It would not be a proper NU Homecoming without the opportunity to worship together. NU Butterfield Chapel
Campus Tour
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Take a tour to see how the campus has changed since you were a student. Learn about our upcoming campus master plan revisions and revisit artifacts from the past. Fireside, HSC Building
Founder's Reunion
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
The Founder's Reunion is to honor those who have graduated 50+ years ago! Connect with fellow alumni and hear a special message from President Castleberry. Our Founder's Reunion is free for our alumni to attend. The Caf Private Dining Room
Reunions and Open Houses
11:00 a.m. – Noon
Each department is hosting their own open house and reunion for the main event of Homecoming. This is your chance to catch up with fellow alumni from your field of study, or if you are a parent, get a chance to meet the amazing professors your student is learning from. Light refreshments provided. See the Homecoming and Family Weekend map (provided during the event) for where your open house is being held.
Tailgate and BBQ Lunch
Noon
After meeting with your fellow alumni and family, come join us for a full scale tailgate including food trucks, prizes, entertainment, and live music while we get ready to cheer on our soccer teams to victory. Lower Barton
Men's Soccer Game
1:00 p.m.
NU Eagle Men's Soccer vs. Warner Pacific. NU Soccer Field (Lower Barton)
Women's Soccer Game
3:00 p.m.
NU Eagle Women's Soccer vs. Warner Pacific. NU Soccer Field (Lower Barton)
Dinner Break
4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy dinner in the Caf or a fun night out at one of the local Kirkland restaurants. (Caf $6.25 per person, Saturday Caf Hours are from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.) See restaurant hand out for our favorites!
Women's Volleyball Game
7:00 p.m.
NU Eagles Women's Volleyball vs. Oregon Tech. NU Pavilion

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