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(information as of May 4, 2021)


Fairfield Inn
(217) 223-5922
Ask for QU discount: $94 per night+ tax: holding 15 rooms, 7 double & 8 King
4315 Broadway St. Quincy, IL

Quality Inn & Suites
(217) 224-8378
QU Homecoming: $91 per night+ tax, 10 rooms, 5 doubles & 5 king
225 S 4th St. Quincy, IL

Microtel Inn & Suites
(217) 222-5620
$80 per night + tax, 10 rooms, 5 singles & 5 doubles
200 S. 3rd St. Quincy, IL

Atrium Hotel
(217) 222-2666
$84 per night + tax, 10 doubles, 5 king
201 S. 3rd Street Quincy, IL


Quincy Holiday Inn
(217) 223-7800
$92 per night + tax, 10 king beds available
4821 Oak Street Quincy, IL

Stoney Creek Inn
(217) 223-2255
20 rooms, 10 king at $99 + tax, 10 double at $110 + tax
mention QU Homecoming and also if booking multiple rooms online use block code: 2109QUHOME
3809 Broadway St. Quincy, IL

Town & Country Inn & Suites
(217) 214-0400
QU Homecoming rate:$86 per night + tax, 34 rooms, 7 kings, 7 double, 20 kings with pullout sofa-bed
110 N. 54th St. Quincy, IL

The Gas Lamp Inn and Eatery, LLC
1477 Maine St.

Homecoming 2021 Schedule

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Thursday, September 30th –  QU Balloon Glow

Homecoming Balloon Glow Festivities next to Francis Hall
6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Friars’ field (A-Field) will be filled with beautiful sites, sounds, and smells from the glowing hot air balloons and food from local vendors. Bring your family, friends, and fellow Alumni to this popular event. (also, you may want to bring your lawn chairs). Balloons start to light up around 7 pm and will go for 1.5 hrs.

Friday, October 1st
– Registration and Check-In, Golf tournament, painting event, tours, Welcome Back Fiesta, men’s and women’s soccer games, and more!

Balloon Launch 
6:30 AM
Friars’ Field
If you’re an early bird, come check out the hot air balloons as they launch from Friars’ Field, weather permitting.

QU Serves at the Abbey
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
The Abbey, 1736 Spring St, Quincy
Join us for our “QU Serves at The Abbey” fundraising event. All proceeds directly benefit Quincy University’s student leadership programs and student organizations. Register here

Chuck French Memorial Golf Tournament
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Quincy Country Club
Back by popular demand! 100% of all proceeds go to support the Chuck French Memorial Endowed Scholarship. Everyone is welcome to join… QU Alumni, family, and friends! Register here

Open House/Registration 
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Student Union Lounge
Meet with fellow alumni and pick up your complimentary gift as the weekend kicks off at the Student Union Lounge.

Paint Mix ‘N Mingle
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Hawk’s Nest
Join our fellow alumna and host, Theresa Spear ’96 as she hosts a painting event designed for travelers! Create a 5X7 watercolor using watercolor pencils and a small paintbrush. Register here

Stillwell Hall Open House
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Quincy Museum (16th and Maine)
Join us for a Stillwell Reunion Open House as we reminisce on the many memories had at Stillwell Hall and learn about the history of the building and what purpose it serves in today’s community. Register here

Daily Mass QU Chapel
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM

Happy Hour
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Hawk’s Nest
After a long drive to campus, come out to enjoy a couple of drinks with your fellow Hawks at the Hawks’ Nest. Cash bar.

Women’s Soccer
5:00 PM
Legends Stadium
Come watch our own QU Hawks as they take on the University of Indianapolis at Legends Stadium.

Kickin’ Fiesta
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
North Campus Lawn
Come out and watch our QU Men’s and Women’s soccer teams take on the University of Indianapolis and enjoy dinner with family and friends from one of our local food truck vendors.

Men’s Soccer
7:30 PM
Legends Stadium
Come watch our own QU Hawks as they take on the University of Indianapolis at Legends Stadium.

Homecoming Bar Crawl
Enjoy the best of Quincy’s nightlife around campus as you reminisce about your QU days with the best of friends. The cost is $25 per person and includes a commemorative T-shirt and coasters. Proceeds will be gifted to the QU Fund. Register here

Hawks Late Night Gathering
8:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Hawk’s Nest/Student Union
Enjoy a relaxing evening with friends. Cash bar.


Saturday, October 2nd – National Alumni board meeting, campus tours, QU tailgate, and football game, softball game, artist reception, Alumni dinner

National Alumni Board Meeting
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Francis Hall Board Room
Quincy University alumni are invited to attend the National Alumni Board meeting and to learn more about what is going on at your alma mater. Find out how to be more involved at QU.

QU Hawk Tailgating
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
QU Stadium
Prior to kick-off, we invite our guests to join us for our annual Pre-Game Celebration (aka tailgating). Food and alcohol will be available for purchase.

Meet and Greet with Dr. McGee
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Francis Hall Lobby
Stop by and meet with QU’s 24th President, Dr. Brian McGee. Register here

Women’s Softball
10:00 AM
Mart Heinen Softball Complex
Come watch our Hawks as they take on Culver Stockton at the Mart Heinen Softball Complex.

Homecoming Football game
1:00 PM
QU Stadium
Come watch our own QU Hawks as they take on Missouri S&T at the Homecoming game at QU Stadium.

Alumni Art Exhibit and Reception
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Gray Gallery
Dan Ferguson ’93: Mixed Media Painting
Dan Ferguson has been invited as an Outstanding Alum to display his work during QU Alumni weekend. He is a Springfield, Missouri artist. Dan received his BFA in studio art at Quincy University in 1993 and received his MFA in visual arts at the University of Illinois in 1996.

Alumni Dinner 
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Hall of Fame Room
Celebrate with fellow alumni at this year’s alumni dinner where the anniversary classes will be honored at the Hall of Fame Room. In addition, we will recognize our alumni of the year. Reservations are required. The cost is $25 per person. Register here

Hawks Late Night Gathering
9:00 PM – Midnight
Hawk’s Nest Enjoy a relaxing evening with friends. Cash bar.


Sunday, October 3rd – Mass in the Chapel, Brunch in the Cafeteria, Men’s and Women’s Soccer Games

Alumni Memorial Mass
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
QU Chapel
Join fellow alumni to celebrate the Homecoming Memorial Mass. Married alumni will also be honored with a renewal of marriage vows.

Farewell Brunch
11:00 AM-Noon
Private Dining Room
As Homecoming comes to an end, join us for a farewell brunch following the conclusion of Sunday morning mass at the Private Dining Room. Brunch is $11 and may be paid at the door. Register here

Women’s Soccer
12:00 PM
Legends Stadium
QU Hawks will battle the University of Southern Indiana at Legends Stadium.

Men’s Soccer
2:30 PM
Legends Stadium
QU Hawks will battle the University of Southern Indiana at Legends Stadium.