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The Alumni Association of Greenville University welcomes you to our Homecoming/Inauguration events that will take place October 29-31. There are various events available throughout the weekend and some require registration.

Events marked:

(*) registration required

(**) registration required & paid event

See our schedule & registration form below. Click here to sign up for text updates about Homecoming/GU events. 

Friday, October 29

Registration and Check-In

1 p.m. - 9. p.m. Tidball Alumni House

2 p.m.

*Inauguration Ceremony                                        

Crum Rec Center 

3:30 p.m.

Inauguration Reception

Armington Center Dining Commons – Join us after the inauguration ceremony for light refreshments and fellowship

3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Campus Open House Tour

Various locations on campus – see map

3:30 p.m.

Annual Alumni Football Game

John M. Strahl Athletic Complex

5 p.m.

Inauguration/Homecoming Parade

College Avenue

5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Panther Palooza Block Party

Downtown Square – Enjoy music, food vendors, and fun

7 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball

H.J. Long Gymnasium

5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Music By GU Students

SMART Center – 1st Floor

7 p.m.

*Greenville University Choir Concert

Whitlock Music Center – Followed by dessert reception

7 p.m.

*Joyous Chaos Improv Troupe

SMART Center – 1st Floor

8 p.m.

Fireworks on the square

Downtown Square

9 p.m.

Men's Alumni Basketball Game                                                                    

H. J. Long Gymnasium                                                                                  

Saturday, October 30


Registration and Check-In

9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tidball Alumni House


9 a.m.

Women’s Volleyball Alumni Game            

H. J. Long Gymnasium

9:30 a.m.

Homecoming Mix Doubles

Scott J. Burgess Tennis Complex – Contact Brett Brannon via email: [email protected]

10 a.m.

*Presidential Portrait Unveiling                                                        

4th Floor Library                                                        

9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

*The Science Research Poster Presentation

Synder Science Hall

10:30 a.m.

 Continental Breakfast and Science Division Update


11 a.m.

Women’s Basketball vs. Alumni

H.J. Long Gymnasium

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Tailgate Lunch      

John M. Strahl Athletic Complex

1 p.m.

 Track & Field and Cross Country Reunion

John M. Strahl Athletic Complex – Join us and celebrate at the football game

1 p.m.

Panther Football and Men’s Soccer                      

John M. Strahl Athletic Complex       

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

 Alumni Football Reunion

John M. Strahl Athletic Complex

3 p.m.

Women’s Soccer

John M. Strahl Athletic Complex

6 p.m.

**Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet                                                      

Crum Rec Center                                           

8 p.m.

*Informal Gatherings for Reunion Classes

Class of ’71 
Location: Armington Center on campus, the Krober Room

Class of ’96
Location: Alumni House on campus               

Class of ’01
Location: Shawn and Jill Cox residence near campus

Class of ’11
Location: Espressions Coffee, South 2nd Street

Young Alumni (’16-’21)
Location: Jo’s Java on campus

Wilson T. Hogue Society
Location: SMART Center 3rd level on Greenville’s historic town square

Sunday, October 31


12:30 p.m.

*Alumni & Friends Sunday Celebration

Greenville Free Methodist Church