2023 Homecoming Schedule
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|Thursday||5:00 PM||8:30 PM||Homecoming Balloon Glow
|QU Campus||Bring out your family and friends and come enjoy food and drinks from various local vendors as we kickoff Balloon Glow|
|Thursday||5:00 PM||Baseball game||QU Stadium||Come watch our QU Hawks take on Lake Land Community College at QU Stadium|
|Thursday||6:30 PM||7:00 PM||Homecoming Parade||C-Lot (18th street) to Friars’
|Come watch QU’s campus groups as they walk around campus. QU’s marching band will perform.|
|Thursday||7:15 pm||8:30 PM||Balloon Glow||Friars Field||Come watch balloonists light up Friars Field (A-Field) with their hot air balloons. Food and refreshments from local
vendors will be available for purchase.
|Friday||6:30 AM||Balloon Launch||Friars Field||If you’re an early bird, come check out the hot air balloons as they launch from Friars’ Field, weather permitting.|
|Friday||11:00 AM||6:00 PM||Chuck French Memorial Golf
|Quincy Country Club||Proceeds go to support the Chuck French Memorial Endowed Scholarship. Everyone is welcome to join… QU Alumni, family and friends!|
|Friday||11:00 AM||6:00 PM||QU Baseball Golf Outing||Quincy Country Club||Join the QU Baseball team for an afternoon of golf with fellow Alumni and friends!|
|Friday||11:00 AM||5:00 PM||Open House/Registration||Student Union
|Meet with fellow alumni and pick up your complimentary gift as the weekend kicks off at the Student Union Lounge.
This event is sponsored by the QU Retired Faculty and Staff Association.
|Friday||1:00 PM||4:00 PM||Campus Tour||Francis Hall||QU students will be on hand to take alumni on a tour of campus. Meet at the fountain across from Brenner Library. Tours will start at 1:00 PM & 3:00 PM|
|Friday||12:15 PM||Daily Mass||QU Chapel|
|Friday||4:00 PM||6:00 PM||Happy Hour||Hawks’ 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 available.|
|Friday||6:00 PM||Volleyball Game||Pepsi Arena||Join the Alumni office during pregame in the VIP area and visit with fellow Hawks while you watch our own QU Hawks as they take on Truman State at Pepsi Arena!|
|Friday||8:00 PM||12:00 AM||Hawks’ Late Night Gathering||Hawks’ Nest/Student Union||Enjoy a relaxing evening with friends. Cash bar available.|
|Saturday||8:00 AM||10:00 AM||National Alumni Board Meeting||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.|
|Saturday||8:30 AM||11:30 AM||Art Gallery Exhibit||Gray Gallery|
|Saturday||9:00 AM||1:00 PM||QU Hawk Tailgating||QU Stadium||Prior to kick-off, we invite everyone to join us for our annual Pre-Game Celebration!|
|Saturday||10:00 AM||Alumni Softball Game||QU Softball Complex||Come watch our alumni take on the QU Softball team.|
|Saturday||10:30 AM||11:30 AM||Campus Tour||Francis Hall||QU students will be on hand to take alumni on a tour of campus. Meet at the fountain across from Brenner Library.|
|Saturday||1:00 PM||Homecoming Football game||QU Stadium||Come watch our own QU Hawks as they take on Southwest Baptist University at the Homecoming game at QU Stadium.|
|Saturday||3:00 PM||Volleyball Game||Pepsi Arena||Come watch our own QU Hawks as they take on Upper Iowa University at Pepsi Arena.|
|Saturday||7:00 PM||Sprint Football Game||QU Stadium||Come watch our QU Hawks Sprint Football team as they take on Calumet College of St. Joseph at QU Stadium.|
|Saturday||6:00 PM||8:30 PM||Alumni Dinner||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.
|Saturday||9:00 PM||Midnight||Hawks’ Late Night Gathering||Hawks’ Nest||Enjoy a relaxing evening with friends. Cash bar|
||10:00 AM||11:00 AM||Alumni Memorial Mass||QU Chapel||Join fellow alumni to celebrate the Homecoming Memorial Mass. Married alumni will also be honored with a renewal of marriage vows.|
|Sunday||11:00 AM||Noon||Farewell Brunch||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 $12 and may be paid at the door.
|Sunday||12:00 PM||Women’s Soccer||Legends Stadium||The Alumni office will be serving popcorn and soda while the QU Hawks battle the University of Illinois Springfield at Legends Stadium.|
|Sunday||2:30 PM||Men’s Soccer||Legends Stadium||The Alumni office will be serving popcorn and soda while the QU Hawks battle the University of Illinois Springfield at Legends Stadium.|
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