Weekend Schedule

Find details on every event happening during our 2019 Homecoming and Reunion Weekend here. For each day we've listed out reunion gatherings, tailgate party information, where to catch the parade, football game details and more!

Carroll alumni reuniting at a gathering

Reunions

Celebrating milestone reunions all classes that end in a 4 or an 9.

Carroll students outside walking and smiling

Registration

Sign up for events with our convenient online form. You may also contact the Office of Alumni Engagement to register.

Homecoming and Reunion Weekend  |  October 10-13, 2019

Welcome Home Pioneers!

Check back to download a printable schedule, parade map and tailgate gathering locations.

Thursday, October 10

Old Main Society Reception and Dinner
5–8 p.m.

Exclusive event for Old Main Society members, annual donors of $1,000 or more. Please watch the mail for your invitation.

Friday, October 11

Homecoming Resource Table
1–6 p.m.

Welcome to Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2019! Pick up weekend information, get your questions answered, and update your information.


Golden Pioneer Reception
4–5 p.m. | President’s House | Cost covered in dinner fee

Exclusive gathering for Golden Pioneers celebrating a Friday night reunion and their guests. Hosted by President Cindy Gnadinger and her husband John Gnadinger.
 

Golden Pioneer Reunion Dinner
5:30–8 p.m. | President’s House | $55

Celebrating the Classes of 1944, 1949, 1954, 1959 and 1964.
 

50th Reunion Dinner
5:30–8 p.m. | Stackner Ballroom, Campus Center | $55

Celebrating the Class of 1969.
 

Young Alumni Reunion Gathering
7–10 p.m. | Salty Toad | Free

Open gathering for all Young Alumni (2010–2019) celebrating the 5th reunion (Class of 2014) and 1st reunion (Class of 2019) milestones.

Class of 1999 & Class of 2004 Friday Night Party
7–10 p.m. | Pat's Rib Place, 151 E Sunset Dr, Waukesha | $10

First beverage and light appetizers & BBQ included.
 

Pioneer Party
7 p.m.–Close | Club 400, 322 Williams St, Waukesha | Free

Drawings for free Carroll swag at event!
 

Yell Like Hell!
7 p.m. | Van Male Field House


 

Delta Rho Upsilon Smoker
8 p.m.–Midnight | DRU Clubhouse, 427 E. Broadway, Waukesha

 

Saturday, October 12

Delta Rho Upsilon Tours and Alumni Association Meeting
9–11 a.m. | DRU Clubhouse | 427 E. Broadway, Waukesha

Clubhouse tours beginning at 9 a.m. with DRU Alumni Association meeting following from 10–11 a.m.
 

Cultural Diversity Discussion
9:30 –11:00 a.m. | MacAllister Boardroom, Campus Center



Service in Song Coffee Reception
10–10:30 a.m. | Shattuck Music Center Lobby


Softball vs. Softball Alumnae Game
10–11 a.m. | Kilgour Field

Registration and warm ups beginning at 9 a.m.
 

Homecoming Resource Table
10 a.m.–2 p.m. | Campus Center Lobby

Pick up weekend information, get your questions answered, and update your information.
 

Service in Song: Student and Alumni Choir Performance
10:30–11 a.m. | Shattuck Music Center Auditorium

Rehearsal for alumni singers from 9:30–10 a.m. prior to reception and performance.
 

Carroll Art Faculty Exhibition Closing Reception
10:30–11:30 a.m. | Joyce Paddock Bliss '48 Gallery, Main Hall

 

Student-led Campus Tours
11 a.m–2 p.m. | Departing from the Homecoming Resource Table

Motorized tours available. Make sure to check out Carroll's newest academic building renovations!
 

Pioneer Tailgate
11 a.m.

 

Homecoming Parade
11:30 a.m.–Noon

 

Golden Pioneer Luncheon and Class of 1969 Induction Ceremony
12:30–2 p.m. | Stackner Ballroom, Campus Center | $25

Luncheon for all Golden Pioneers (graduated prior to 1969) celebrating the induction of the Class of 1969 into the Golden Pioneer community.
 

Football vs. Millikin University
2 p.m. | Schneider Stadium | Free

 

Student Marching Band Performance
Halftime | Schneider Stadium | Free

Enjoy a halftime performance from Carroll's re-formed The Pride of the Pioneers - The Carroll University Marching Band.
 

'70s Decade Gathering
5–8 p.m.
| Stackner Ballroom, Campus Center | $15 per person

Celebrating the Classes of 1974 and 1979. Open gathering for all ’70s alumni (1970-1979) celebrating the 45th reunion (Class of 1974) and 40th reunion (Class of 1979) milestones.
 

'80s Decade Gathering - Schlag Party!
5–8 p.m. | Humphrey Art Building | $15 per person

Celebrating the Classes of 1984 and 1989. Open gathering for all '80s alumni (1980-1989) celebrating the 35th reunion (Class of 1984) and 30th reunion (Class of 1989) milestones.
 

'90s and '00s Decade Gathering
5–7 p.m. | Club 400 | $15 per person

Celebrating the Classes of 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009. Open gathering for all '90s alumni (1990–1999) and '00s alumni (2000–2009) celebrating the 25th reunion (Class of 1994), 20th reunion (Class of 1999), 15th reunion (Class of 2004) and 10th reunion (Class of 2009) milestones.
 

Pioneer Party
5 p.m.–Close | Club 400 | Free

Join us and other Pioneers after the football game at this fun downtown bar. Drawings for free Carroll swag at event!


Class of 1969 Reunion Celebration
5:30–7:30 p.m. | Thunder Bay Grille, N14 W24130 Tower Pl, Pewaukee | $40

Continue the celebration with your class over a buffet dinner at the Thunder Bay Grille in Pewaukee.

Sunday, October 13

Carroll Memorial Worship Service
9-10 a.m. | Humphrey Memorial Chapel

Service to remember those in the Carroll family we have lost this past year, and in reunion years. Reception to follow.
 

Homecoming Resource Table
10-11:30 a.m. | Campus Center Lobby

Pick up weekend information, get your questions answered, and update your information.
 

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction & Luncheon
11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. | Stackner Ballroom, Campus Center | $30 - adults, $15 - children (under 12)

Help us recognize and celebrate our 2019 inductees to our Athletic Hall of Fame with a formal program and catered lunch.

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