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Homecoming & Family Weekend 2014

October 16th - 18th, 2014

Registration opens August 1st

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!


   Thursday, October 10th
  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.

   APU Writers Read | 7pm, LAPC Room, East Campus
The English Department hosts this annual event, where APU poets and prose writers read their creative works.

Friday, October 11th
  Homecoming Chapel | 9:30am - Felix Event Center, West Campus
Alumnus Kate Johnson '08 speaks as we gather for corporate worship in the Event Center.  Donuts served on the Plaza immediately following!

  Open Class Visitation | 10:30am-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 reunion BBQ, with special guest Alum of the Year, Dr. Matt Chacko '93.

  Ladies Tea | 2pm - UTCC, East Campus
Enjoy a light tea and hear an encouraging message!
 *This event is sold out*


  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.  *This event is sold out*

  Food Truck Friday | 6 - 9pm, Trinity Lawn, East Campus
This casual picnic dinner on the lawn will feature 6 gourmet food trucks to choose from!  Bring a blanket and enjoy the fellowship.  Cash and credit cards accepted at the trucks - sorry, no meal cards accepted.

  Student Dance | 9pm - Midnight, Munson Courtyard
Students can boogy away at Americoming: Red, Foam and Blue!  Tickets may be purchased at the door.

Saturday, October 12th
  Parent Prayer Walk | 8am - East Campus Trolly Stop
Join other APU parents for a prayer walk around East Campus.  What a great way to start the day!

  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 or at the door. $15/Adults, $10/Students.
  5K Run | 9am - University Drive, East Campus
Ready to run? Register HERE to run, or just show up to cheer on our runners!  Click on the link for more details.  Winners and prizes awarded at the Brunch with the President immediately following.

  Brunch with the President | 10:00am - East Campus
Join President Jon Wallace '76 after the 5K Run for a casual brunch on the
lawn!  Tickets may be purchased at the door. The program will begin at 10:30am, please arrive at 10am.   

  Class Reunions | 1-3pm, LAPC Room, East Campus
Is it your reunion year?  Invite your classmates and join us for a reception to celebrate!


Strengths Forum | 1pm, Duke 520, East Campus
Come and join the Noel Strengths Academy staff for an interactive and engaging conversation that will highlight practical ways families can help students further discover and develop their talents into strengths to accomplish optimal results!
*The first 20 people to arrive will receive a FREE Strengths Code to take the StrengthsFinder!

  iThemba Projects Reunion (South Africa Semester) | 1 - 3pm, Classroom MM1, East Campus
Calling all iThemba Projects volunteers! Come join us for some
South African tea and sweets, share your stories, and learn about what iThemba Projects is doing since you left! Stu, Sam, and Caleb Walker are looking forward to being with you again.

  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
  Women's Volleyball vs. Dixie State | 3pm, Felix Event Center, West Campus
Root our Women's Volleyball Team on during their Homecoming game against Dixie State!  Alums are invited back to be honored during the game.  Entrance to the game is free of charge.  Go Cougars!


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!

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.

  Faculty Book Signing | 3 - 4:30pm, Wilden Hall, East Campus
A Men's Chorale concert, art show, and professors signing their published works - something for everyone!

  Block Party | 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 $6 at the truck. Students may use their meal cards.


  Football Game | 6:30pm - Citrus College Stadium
Root on your Cougars as they battle Simon Frasier!  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!*

Contact Information
Primary Contact
Alumni & Parent Relations
901 E. Alosta Ave.
Azusa, CA 91702
(626) 812-3026
 Secondary Contact
Kristi Hawkins
901 E. Alosta Ave.
Azusa, CA 91702
(626) 815-6000 x 3226
Date & Location
Date: 10/16/2014 to 10/18/2014
Location: Azusa Pacific University
901 E. Alosta Ave.
Azusa, CA 91702
Click here for map and direction