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Homecoming & Family Weekend 2014

 
October 16th - 18th, 2014
Azusa Pacific University

It's one of APU's best-loved traditions and it just won't be the same without you!  Mark your calendar and plan to come for the weekend to celebrate the spirit of community here at Azusa Pacific!

 
 

Note: The following schedule is subject to change until Sept. 1st.

   Thursday, October 16th
  Alumni, Parents & Friends Golf Tournament | Sierra Lakes Golf Course, 8am Tee-off
Join us for a day on the course to support student scholarships and enjoy fellowship with other APU family members. Register today!





  APU Writers Read | 7-8:30pm, LAPC Room, East Campus
APU Writers Read is an annual event featuring readings of creative writing by students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The featured reader this fall is fiction writer Christine Kern.



   Midsummer Night's Dream | 7:30pm -
Warehouse Theater, West Campus
 A true fairy tale, Shakespeare’s classic promises adventure and comical delight! Click HERE to purchase tickets.
   

Friday, October 17th

  John Muir Exhibit | 8am - 7pm, Darling Library, West Campus
This special exhibit celebrates the centennial anniversary of this famous Scottish naturalist and preservationist.




  Homecoming Chapel | 10:30am - Felix Event Center, West Campus
Gather with us for corporate worship in the Event Center; alumnus Freddy Rivas speaks.  Donuts served on the Plaza immediately following!




  Open Class Visitation | 11:30am-3pm
Classes are open at the discretion of the professor.  Please give priority seating to current students.

 



  Lunch Around Campus
Purchase meals at the door, students may use their meal cards.
 

  Bio & Chem Reunion BBQ | 12noon, Segerstrom Science Patio, West Campus
Join the Biology and Chemistry Department for this annual reunion BBQ.



  Ladies Tea | 2pm - UTCC, East Campus
Enjoy a light tea and hear an encouraging message! This event sells out every year, so purchase tickets HERE today! 


  Dinner Rally | 5pm - Felix Event Center, West Campus
Music, inspirational stories, and the President's vision for APU!  After-five attire suggested, check in begins at 5pm on Kresge Plaza. Purchase tickets HERE.


  Food Truck Friday | 5 - 9pm, Trinity Lawn, East Campus
This casual picnic dinner on the lawn will feature 6 gourmet food trucks to choose from!  Bring a friend and enjoy the fellowship.  Cash and credit cards accepted at the trucks.



  Midsummer Night's Dream | 7:30pm - Warehouse Theater, West Campus
A true fairy tale, Shakespeare’s classic promises adventure and comical delight! Click HERE to purchase tickets.

  Student Dance | 9pm - Midnight, University Village Parking Garage 
Students can dance the night away with their fellow classmates!  Tickets may be purchased at the door.



Saturday, October 18th

   5K Run | 8am - University Drive, East Campus
Ready to run? Register HERE to run, or just show up to cheer on our runners!  Click on the link to register.  Winners and prizes awarded immediately following.
  Parent Prayer Walk | 8:30am - East Campus Trolly Stop
Join other APU parents for a prayer walk around East Campus.  What a great way to start the day!

  John Muir Exhibit | 9am - 8pm, Darling Library, West Campus
This special exhibit celebrates the centennial anniversary of this famous Scottish naturalist and preservationist.





  Homerun Derby | 9am to 12noon - Softball Field, West Campus
All softball lovers are invited to knock a few out of the park! Tickets may be purchased through Softball at softball@apu.edu or at the door. $15/Adults, $10/Students.
  Brunch with the President | 9:30am - East Campus
Join President Jon Wallace '76 after the 5K Run for a casual brunch on the
lawn! A question and answer time with the president will be included. Tickets may be purchased HERE.   


  Financial Advisor Network Session | 10am, LAPC Room, East Campus
Led by planned giving expert Randy Huston, this session will help you put more money under management, help your clients avoid major taxes and grow their charitable interests.  
  Men's Soccer Alumni vs. Alumni Game | 10am, Soccer Field, West Campus
Men's soccer alums are invited to warm up at 9:30am and battle it out on the field. Kickoff at 10am, final whistle at 11am. Family lunch will be served at 11:30am - please rsvp HERE with your party's headcount for food! Then stay to root on our Cougars as they play against Notre Dame de Namur. See you there!   
  University Bookstore Open | 10am-4pm - University Bookstore, West Campus
Make sure to purchase all your APU gear while you're on campus!  With a wide selection of clothing, books, gifts, and memorabilia, you won't go home empty-handed!
  Tim Hansel Room Debut | 11:30am - Marshburn Library
Come celebrate the legacy of Tim Hansel and his contribution to Walkabout at APU with the debut of this unique room in his honor.

   Walkabout 40 Reunion Luncheon | 12noon - Wynn Amphitheater, East Campus
Join us as we walk down memory lane, honor Jon Wallace's legacy with Walkabout, and fellowship together with a feast! Purchase tickets
HERE.



  Accounting Luncheon with Cynthia Cooper | 12noon - UTCC,
East Campus
 Cynthia Cooper, CEO of the Cooper Group, 2002 TIME Magazine Person of the Year for unraveling the fraud at WorldCom, speaks. Purchase tickets HERE.


 
Soccer
  vs. Notre Dame De Namur  | Men 12noon, Women 2:30pm, Soccer Field, West Campus
Root our soccer teams on during their Homecoming games against Notre Dame De Namur! $7 Adults, $5 Alumni, Faculty, Staff, Seniors, APU students free. Tickets may be purchased at the door.  Go Cougars!



  Master of Social Work Student Association Gathering | 1:30-3pm, Communiversity Lawn, East Campus
All MSW members and families are invited to fellowship together before the Block Party!

  Softball Alumni Game | 1:30pm, Softball Field, West Campus
All Cougar Softball Alums and families are invited to this annual softball scrimmage!  Bring your glove and your APU spirit! RSVP to softball@apu.edu.



Campus Tour | 2pm - Welcome Center, East Campus
If you haven't been to campus in a while, take this opportunity to see recent changes to our beautiful facilities.  The tour begins at the Welcome & Information Center, located adjacent to the main parking lot in the LAPC Room on East Campus.



  Class of 1989 25 Year Reunion | 2pm - LAPC Room, East Campus
The Class of 1989 is invited to join their classmates for an intimate reunion time in the afternoon! Invite your classmates and register HERE

  Court of Honor Ceremony Honoring Al Clifft | 3pm - Munson Courtyard, East Campus
As we unveil a plaque to celebrate Al's legacy of ministry here at APU, we remember his life with grateful hearts. Join us as we honor how Al Clifft raised disciples and scholars during his decades of service.



  Block Party and Street Fair | 3pm-6pm - Cougar Stadium, East Campus
Live music, games, booths and bounce houses make this party fun for all ages!  Grab your food and come get your face painted for the big football game.

 




  In-N-Out Dinner | 4:30pm-6:30pm - Adams Parking Lot, East Campus
Meals may be purchased for $7 ONLINE or at the truck. Students may use their meal cards at the truck.

 

  Football Game | 6:00pm - Citrus College Stadium
Root on your Cougars as they battle Dixie State!  Tickets can be purchased online HERE or at the gate for $12 adults, $7 seniors/students, free for APU students with ID Card and faculty & staff with Family Pass.
*Avoid the long line and pre-purchase your ticket online HERE*


  Midsummer Night's Dream | 7:30pm - Warehouse Theater, West Campus
A true fairy tale, Shakespeare’s classic promises adventure and comical delight! Click HERE to purchase tickets.


 
Contact Information
The Office of Alumni & Parent Relations,
Azusa Pacific University

626.812.3026
alumni@apu.edu