Homecoming Week 2022
October 3-9
Monday-Sunday

We’re excited to welcome alumni and friends home to River Forest this fall! Join us on campus to celebrate with classmates during Homecoming 2022. Cheer on our Cougar athletes, participate in the Alumni Association Annual Meeting, worship together, and enjoy special celebrations, including Class of 1962, Golden Honorees Class of 1972, Athletic Hall of Fame Honorees, and events for Cougars of every generation.

Our plan reflects what we know today while discerning ever-changing COVID-19 protocols. Stay tuned to this web page for up-to-date information.


Schedule of Events Oct. 7-9

Upon arrival to campus, be sure check in at the registration table to confirm final event schedule, pick up a gift and finalize event tickets.

Download Homecoming Weekend Schedule

Register Now

Whether it’s been one year, 10 years, 50 years or more, please consider joining us for the Homecoming activities. We look forward to seeing you on campus in October. Please register by Friday, Sept. 30.

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Giving for Cougars

Alumni have a distinct perspective of the Concordia student experience. Help preserve this legacy and share a gift for future leaders during registration.

Share a Reunion Gift Today

Event Parking

Tailgate Parking: Students, alumni and friends who wish to Tailgate on Saturday, Oct. 8 should follow CUC protocols. Learn more

On-Campus Parking: Preferred parking for events is in the parking structure off Bonnie Brae. Permits are required for any overnight guests. View campus map

Communion at Concordia University Chicago

We celebrate in the Lord’s Supper, the true presence of Jesus Christ in, with and under the bread and wine. In this sacrament, our sins are forgiven and we are given life, salvation and peace. If you are not a member of a congregation of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod and wish to commune, please speak with University Pastor Jeff Leininger. He can be reached before Homecoming weekend at Jeff.Leininger@CUChicago.edu or 708-209-3470. All who wish are welcome to come forward to receive a blessing.

Model Release

Videos and photographs will be taken during the Golden Celebration at Homecoming 2022. Your registration permits Concordia University Chicago to use your likeness in promotional materials and to post your name and housing preference on the Golden Celebration Website

Registration & Cancellation Policy

All registrations must be received by Friday, September 30, 2022. Refunds cannot be granted after this date. To cancel, contact the Office of Alumni & External Relations by e-mail, mail or fax.


For event assistance, contact the Office of Alumni & External Relations at Alumni@CUChicago.edu or 888-258-6773.

We will do our best to accommodate any physical or dietary needs.