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Friday, October 18 

Registration- 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

  • Willamette Room alcove, second floor at the Werner University center
  • A friendly face will be at the registration table to greet you, give you your materials for the weekend and give you the rundown. 

Campus tour- 10 – 11 a.m.

  • Arriving early? Perfect! Take a student-led campus tour to see the new buildings, reminisce about the old buildings and see how campus has changed. 
  • Free
  • **This is a walking tour. Wear comfortable walking shoes.

Kickoff luncheon- 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. (paid event)

  • Willamette Room, second floor at the Werner University Center 
  • Your first opportunity to see former classmates and catch up with friends! Enjoy a hot, buffet meal and hear from a special guest speaker. 
  • $15.00 p/p 

Lifelong learning presentations-

  • Columbia Room, first floor at the Werner University Center- 1 – 2 p.m. 
  • “Your Health and the Aging Brain” An inside look at dementia and ideas to keeping your brain healthy. Presented by  Dr. Melissa Cannon, Assistant Professor at Western Oregon University, Gerontology: Aging and Older Adulthood
  • Free

  • Columbia Room, first floor at the Werner University Center- 2:15 – 3:15 p.m. 
  • “Social Media 101: How to Connect with Others via Social Media” A presentation on the best practices for Facebook, InstaGram and other social media platforms for staying in contact with your loved ones.
  • Free

Campus tour- 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

  • A lot has changed on campus yet plenty of buildings have stayed the same! Join this student-led walking tour to get the scoop on new buildings, see the old ones and reminisce about your days at WOU.
  • Free
  • **This is a walking tour. Wear comfortable walking shoes.

Dinner options (on your own)

  • Get your friends together and head out on the town for dinner! 
  • Support local businesses such as: Yangs, Rookies, The Pub, Crush Wine Bar, Craft and more! Ask about their Homecoming specials!

Wolves Athletic Alumni Reunion- 6 – 8:30 p.m.

  • Weight Room under the stadium  
  • Once a Wolf, always a Wolf! Come join your former teammates and coaches at the Wolves Athletic Alumni Reunion. All Letterwinners and immediate families are welcome to enjoy a happy hour celebration in the Western Oregon Weight Room! Enjoy hors d’ oeuvres, drinks and time catching up with teammates, coaches, current WOU coaches and staff.
  • Free

                   

Saturday, October 19

Registration- 8:30 – 11 a.m. 

  • Willamette Room alcove, second floor at the Werner University center
  • New to Homecoming 2019? Check in when you arrive to collect your Homecoming items and get the scoop for Saturday!

Reunion Breakfast- 9 – 10:30 a.m. (paid event)

  • Willamette Room, second floor of the Werner University center 
  • Enjoy a hot and fresh breakfast complete with coffee, juice and mimosas! Get more time with your fellow classmates and friends and get fueled up for the day!
  • Sit with your reunion group at assigned tables!
  • $15 p/p

Campus tours- 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. 

  • Guided walking tours by WOU Ambassador students! They’ll show you the core of campus and more! Check out the new buildings and get your questions answered. 
  • Free 
  • **This is a walking tour. Wear comfortable walking shoes.

Salute to Wolves Tailgate – 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

  • This tailgate is sponsored by WOU Alumni Relations and WOU Veterans Services. Open to all Wolves! Snacks, giveaways and drinks provided! 
  • Free 

WOU Football versus Central WA University- 1:05 p.m. kickoff 

                   

5th Quarter Gathering- 4:30 (post-game) p.m. 

  • Haven’t had enough yet? Use this time to get with your friends and share your stories from the weekend or years past. Pick your local locations and head out for some fun!

Other Homecoming events- 

  • Baseball alumni golf event (Friday- contact Kellen Walker at walkerk@wou.edu or 503-838-8448)
  • Ambassador’s reunion! (Saturday, 9 a.m.) 
  • Softball alumni game (Saturday, 10 a.m., softball field) 
  • Women’s soccer vs. Northwest Nazarene, Saturday, 11 a.m. soccer field
  • Shop The Wolfstore, Friday  9 – 5 p.m. Saturday 10 – 4 p.m.