Homecoming Edition 2015
Upcoming Events

Classmates always ask “who’s coming?” Register early to let fellow alumni know you plan to attend. Names are posted as received in order to let everyone know who to expect. Register by Thursday, October 1 to reserve your official Homecoming souvenirCheck Out Who's Attending>>

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Homecoming Schedule Highlights

* Homecoming Chapel (Fri) 
   with Pastor Keith Speaks '86
* Pep Rally (Fri)
* Volleyball v MSOE (Fri)
* ACT presents Other Familiars (Fri - Sun)
* '90s Alumni Kick Off Gathering (Fri)
* Campus Scavenger Hunt (Sat)
* Homecoming Tailgate Alley (Sat)
* W Soccer v. Lakeland (Sat)
* Football v. CUW (Sat)
* All Alumni Post-Game Gathering (Sat)
* Chicago Boat Cruise (Sat)
* Homecoming Morning Worship (Sun)
* Homecoming Brunch (Sun)
* M Soccer v. Edgewood (Sun)

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Scavenge for Bookstore Bonus!

You've never experienced a tour like this! Gather your team and a camera or smart phone then race around campus to complete the designated course. The team with the most correct answers in the shortest time wins a $100 shopping spree in the Barnes & Noble College Bookstore! Register Your Team >>

Contact Us

Online: CUChicago.edu/Alumni
Email: Alumni@CUChicago.edu
Phone: 888-258-6773
Fax: 708-209-3523

Share Your School Pride Every Friday - Everywhere

Kick off Homecoming 2015, Friday, Oct. 2 by sharing your Cougar pride on Maroon & Gold Friday. Whether you’re in class or the office, on the court or field. If you wear suit & tie, or jeans & T-shirt. No matter the state or country you’re in. Everyone can participate! Simply add some maroon & gold to your Friday wardrobe. Then share an image to social media tagged #CUCPride and #MaroonandGold. This Friday and Every Friday.

1990s Alumni Kick Off Weekend with Friday Gathering

Are you a 1990s alumnus? Did you start in the 80s, finish in the 00s or attend in the very middle of the decade? All Concordia University-River Forest alumni are invited to start Homecoming weekend at Legends Sports Bar (Schiller Park) in the lobby of Comfort Suites O'Hare Airport. Tickets ($25 per person) include two hours of unlimited food and beverages. Register Today >>

Continue the Tailgate Tradition on Homecoming Saturday

Connect with past Cougar Football players, 1990s alumni and other friends during pre-game festivities in the David/Jonathan parking lot. Rob Wellen BA '99 is hosting this year's alumni tailgate. Guests can bring their own tailgate feast or purchase a Homecoming Tailgate Buffet. In 2015, alumni tailgate parking is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Be sure to reserve your spot during registration to accommodate all guests. Save Your Spot >>

All Alumni Invited to Post-Game Gathering

Cougars of every generation are invited to connect with classmates after the game. Join the Office of Alumni Relations in the South Gym (new location) from 4 - 7 p.m. for snacks and drinks. Tickets are complimentary, but pre-registration is requested to help with planning! Register Today >>

Worship with Classmates as Part of Your Celebration

Faith matters at Concordia and is an important part of Homecoming weekend. Help us Fill the Chapel on Friday, Oct. 2 at 11 a.m. with alumni Guest Preacher Rev. Keith Speaks '86 (Hales Corners, WI). Alumni can join us in person or through our live Chapel web stream. On Sunday, Oct. 4 at 10 a.m., University Pastor Jeff Leininger continues the weekend in Sunday Morning Worship. 

The Arts are Alive on Campus Homecoming Weekend

The Collective, CUC's student theater troupe, will debut a new work Homecoming weekend in association with Chicago Dramatists. Other Familiars, written by Scott Barsotti and directed by Dr. Jason Narvy, will be performed Thursday - Sunday at Madison Street Theatre. Cityscapes by Prof. BettyAnn Mocek officially opens in the Ferguson Art Gallery, Kretzmann Hall. Attendees can get a sneak peek Homecoming weekend!

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Office of Alumni Relations at 708-209-3509 or alumni@CUChicago.edu.

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