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Homecoming week is a great time to celebrate what it means to be a Wolf, for students and alumni alike. Here is a run down of what you can find around campus the week of October 17!

Student Schedule:

Monday October 17

  • Fifth Annual Fundie Run – Starts at 5: 30pm the Stadium and ends at the Bonfire, just donate two articles of clothing to participate
  • Bonfire with Fight Song – Held at the Field by Campus Safety, when the Fundie Run ends, with s’mores!

Tuesday October 18

  • Paint the Wolf – on Church Street from 10 am – 4pm. Come be a part of the annual tradition of re-painting the wolf! 
  • MEChA’s Carne Asada at the WUC Plaza from 11am- 4pm.
  • Powder Tuff – Health & Wellness Center at 7pm. Watch the men’s volleyball teams go head to head! 

Wednesday October 19

  • LipSync Battle – Summit 5-7pm
  • Homecoming comedian: Gibran Saleem – in the Pacific Room, doors open at 7pm. Sponsored by SAB, Gibran Saleem is a New Yorker whose website you can find here.

Thursday October 20

  • Go for the Gold: obstacle course – Grove 4-6pm. Held by SAB, there’ll be snow cones for everyone who participates!
  • WOU vs. St. Martins Volleyball Game – NPE 7pm

Friday October 21

  • Powder-Puff Tailgater – Turf Field 5pm
  • Powder-Puff flag football game – Turf Field at 6:30pm, it’s On-Campus vs. Off-Campus with Homecoming court being announced during halftime.
  • Fireworks – on Turf Field after Powder-Puff game

Saturday October 22

  • WOU vs. Simon Fraser soccer game at 11am
  • WOU vs. Humboldt State and the presentation of Homecoming Court at McArthur Field 12:30pm
  • WOU vs. Seattle Pacific volleyball game in New PE at 7pm

Are you an alumnus looking to return to WOU for the weekend? Here are some events that you definitely won’t want to miss out on! Registration can be found here.

Alumni Schedule (Friday- Saturday)

Friday October 16

  • President’s Luncheon – In the Willamette Room of  the Werner University Center 11:30am-1pm
  • Campus Tours – WOU campus 1pm
  • Reunion Happy Hours – from 3-5pm
  • Through the Decades Dinner – in the Pacific Room of WUC  from 6-8pm

Saturday October 17

  • Lumberjack Crusher Breakfast – in the Willamette Room 10am
  • Richard Woodcock Education Center tour – from 10:15-11:15am
  • Student Government Tailgate Reunion – in Parking Lot G at 11:30am