Homecoming 2018

Please call the Alumni Relations Office at 866-544-6180
if you have any questions or to register for events by phone.


Please note: these dates are confirmed, but the schedule of activities is still being developed.

Monday, September 24

Homecoming Court Announcement - 5 p.m.

Mound Street Plaza

Homecoming Week kicks off with the announcement of the 2018 Homecoming Court. This year a committee will select Homecoming Court through a nomination, application, and interview process. Voting for Homecoming Royalty will open following the announcement and run through the week.

Wednesday, September 26

Faculty/Staff Cornhole Tournament - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Mound Street Plaza

Thursday, September 27

"Paint it Purple" - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Schaaf Lawn

Friday, September 28

Party on the Plaza - 5 to 7:30 p.m. | RSVPs Encouraged

Mound Street Plaza

It's a Capital community gathering for all alumni, students, faculty, and staff as we host the annual party on the plaza. Join us for food, drinks, and live music from the band Funk Worthy before heading to the concert, staying for the outdoor movie, or going to meet up with friends for off-campus get-togethers.


Movie Night on Schaaf Lawn - 7:30 p.m. | RSVPs Encouraged

Schaaf Lawn

It’s a perfect Friday night activity for the entire Cap Family. Bring a blanket or chairs and join us as we screen a popular family flick.


Choral Celebration - 8 p.m. | Tickets/Registration Not Required

Mees Hall, Conservatory of Music 

Saturday, September 29

Greek Reunion Gatherings - 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. | RSVPs Encouraged

Mound Street Plaza


CapFest - 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Tickets/Registration Not Required

Renner Lawn, Mees Lawn and Surrounding Areas

Join us on Capital's front lawn as we host a celebration with food trucks, live music, inflatables, and other activities for the family.

Did you purchase a paver during the last year? The newly installed pavers will be dedicated at Noon.


Football vs. Baldwin Wallace - TBD p.m. | Tickets Required (Purchase at Door)

Bernlohr Stadium


Alumni Open House - 2:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Capital University Alumni House

If you're staying to relax after the game, here early for the Athletic Awards, or even just hanging around campus with your friends and classmates, the Alumni House is open as a gathering space until early evening.


Alumni of Color Gathering and Family Cookout - 3:30 p.m. | RSVPs Encouraged

Schaaf Lawn

Capital's Office of Diversity and Inclusion invites you to join your Cap Family for this special Homecoming gathering.


Athletic Awards and Hall of Fame Induction - 6 p.m. | Registration Required (Register Online)

Performance Arena, The Capital Center

Our annual celebration of alumni and friends of Crusader athletics.
6 p.m. reception; 6:30 p.m. dinner and program. $20 per person.

Hall of Fame Inductees:


Crusader Distinguished Service Award for Athletics: TBA
Berea Boots Award: TBA


Soccer vs. Baldwin Wallace - 7 p.m. | Registration/Tickets Not Required

Bernlohr Stadium

Sunday, September 30

Worship Service - 11 a.m.

Christ Lutheran Church

The community at Christ Lutheran invites you to join them for worship to bring Homecoming with your Cap Family to a close.


Please note: the university bands concert will take place on October 8,
and all class reunions take place in the spring as part of Alumni Weekend.

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