Homecoming 2022: Sept. 30-Oct. 1

Homecoming Events


We have a lot to celebrate! We can't wait to see alumni on The Hill. Check out the schedule of events below and highlights from our last Homecoming.

Friday, Sept. 30, 2022

  • Celebration of Golden Classes and Alumni Awards

    Social Hour High Upon the Hill!
    5:30 p.m., Yates-Gill College Union, Atrium and Terrace
    Gather with friends, old and new, while enjoying special drinks to toast our milestone classes and our 2022 Alumni Award Honorees!

    6:00 p.m., Quad
    Alumni Celebrating their 50-, 60- and 70-year reunions are encouraged to join us on the Quad for a group photo.

    Dinner and Program
    6:30 p.m., Yates-Gill College Union, Gill Family Meeting Rooms
    Join us for a program that will feature our alumni who are celebrating their 50-, 60- and 70-year reunions with special individual recognition. We will also hear from our Alumni Board of Governors as they present our 2022 Alumni Award Honorees!

    ​> Registration ($35) opens soon

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Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022

  • Groundbreaking Ceremony for The Link

    10:30 a.m.
    White Science Center Parking Lot

    The Link is Jewell’s largest capital project to date and is 100% donor-funded! The Link will have a much-needed impact on the Jewell experience from the moment you arrive on campus.

    > We welcome all alumni to join us for this exciting groundbreaking!

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  • Homecoming Pregame Tailgate

    Hosted by the Alumni Board of Governors

    11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
    Parking lot by Greene Stadium

    Bring your family and friends and join us for some fun on the Hill for the tailgate and pre-game celebration!

    > To reserve your personal tailgate spot (no cost) please email alumni@william.jewell.edu. Space is filling up quickly so be sure to get your spot today!

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  • Jewell Alumni Band

    Dr. Dorothy Glick Maglione, associate director of bands and assistant professor of music, conducts and coordinates The Cardinal Sound athletic band program at Jewell. Dr. Maglione would like to welcome back alumni who played in a Jewell band during their time on The Hill to play with current students during the Homecoming game!

    > Email maglioned@william.jewell.edu if you'd like to play in the band.

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  • Cardinal Football vs. McKendree University

    1 p.m., Greene Stadium

    > Tickets may be purchased at the gate for $10.

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