Indiana Wesleyan University Homecoming 2019

Classes have resumed here at IWU, and your student is busy establishing their routine for the semester. Of course, every routine must include fun weekend activities like attending Homecoming! Family members of all ages are welcome to join the festivities, and Homecoming is a great opportunity for students to spend some quality time with their families and introduce their friends. 

Below, is a list of everything your family needs to know about Homecoming 2019. For more information and a complete schedule for the weekend, visit  

Homecoming Dates

Homecoming will begin Friday, October 11 and will conclude on Saturday, October 12. 

Pre-Homecoming Events

On Wednesday, October 9 at 6:00 P. M. students will gather by South and Beckett to participate in the annual Homecoming Derby. This event is a campus favorite your student will not want to miss!

Friday Events 

Beginning in the morning on Friday, alumni and their families can attend an art show as early as 8:00 A.M. in the Barnes Student Center. 

A Homecoming Banquet is open to all families on Friday evening at 6:00pm in the Phillippe Performing Arts Center. To register for the banquet visit

Another student favorite is Fallapalooza, a dance hosted by IWU’s Student Activities Council that kicks off the beginning of the fall season on campus. The dance begins at 9pm Friday evening near Ott Hall.

Saturday Events

Saturday is filled with even more fun activities for families and students, including a street fair, cruise-in, tailgate and more! If your family would like to bring a car to the cruise-in, visit to register. 

Tailgating for the Lawrence Tech vs IWU football game begins at 11:00am, and the game begins at 1:00pm. You can learn more about tailgating at IWU here!

IWU’s Women’s Soccer and Volleyball teams will also be playing: 

Volleyball vs. IU Kokomo at 4:30 p.m. in Luckey Arena located in the Recreation and Wellness Center

Women’s Soccer vs. Marian University at 7 p.m. at IWU Soccer Fields

Finally, the weekend will end with the Homecoming concert featuring Aaron Shust at 7:00 P.M. in the Chapel Auditorium. You can purchase tickets for your family at  

Is your family interested in joining us for Homecoming? Let us know in the comments below! Learn more and find the complete schedule for the weekend at  


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