Homecoming and Family Weekend 2017

Homecoming and Family Weekend 2017

Join us September 14-17, 2017, for Midland University’s Homecoming and Family Weekend!

This event is a time for Midland families, alumni, students, and friends of the university to attend events, connect with classmates, and cheer on the Warriors!

Register for Homecoming events and you will be entered into a drawing for a Midland Grand Prize Swag Bag! Links to register can be found throughout the schedule or at the bottom of this page in the "Additional Information" section. For questions or to register by email or phone, contact alumni@midlandu.edu or call 402-941-6055.

Schedule of Events

Thursday, September 14th

Thursday, September 14th
Thursday, September 14th
CORONATION & PEP RALLY

11:00 A.M. -12:00 P.M. | Midland University Outdoor Amphitheatre
All former and current Warriors, as well as family and friends, are welcome to join in the fun and witness the crowning of our Midland University Homecoming Royalty!

VICTORY SOCIETY RECOGNITION DINNER—Registration required!

5:30 P.M. | Fremont Golf Club, 2710 N. Somers, Fremont (map) | REGISTER
Dinner and recognition of Victory Society members and recipients of the 2017 Midland Distinguished Family Award, the Knudson Family! Previous distinguished families are invited to join. 

Friday, September 15th

Friday, September 15th
Friday, September 15th
RIBBON-CUTTING FOR THE NEWLY RENOVATED DINING HALL

9:00 A.M. | Midland University Dining Hall
Midland’s newly renovated Dining Hall is open for business, and it looks amazing! Featuring open concept food stations, comfy booths, and updated decor, the new dining hall is a gem that is a welcoming gathering place for our University community.

“BE A WARRIOR” ADMISSIONS OPEN HOUSE

9:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M. | Midland University Kimmel Theatre
High-school students, including younger siblings, are invited to campus to find out what it’s like to “Be a Warrior!” Midland welcomes and encourages student referrals by MU alumni, family and friends. Pass on the Midland tradition! For more information, contact 402-941-6508.

STUDENT WARRIOR DAY

10:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M. | Campus Green
A fun-filled event to kick off Homecoming Weekend, featuring activities, food, music, games, and a golf cart decorating contest for current students.

WELCOME CENTER

1:00-4:00 P.M. | Anderson Reception Desk
Pick up Homecoming & Family Weekend schedules, campus maps, schedule a tour, and/or register to win our Midland University Grand Prize Swag Bag!

CAMPUS TOUR

1:00-4:00 P.M. | Anderson Complex
Schedule a tour at the Anderson Reception Desk and join a campus ambassador for a walking tour of the beautiful Midland campus and arboretum (golf carts available).

SPIRIT STORE OPEN

12:00-5:00 P.M. | Wikert Event Center
Stop by the official spirit store of Midland Athletics, Lou’s Sporting Good’s campus location, to pick up official Midland gear for your whole family!

MIDLAND UNIVERSITY HALL OF FAME AND ALUMNI AWARDS RECEPTION—Registration required!

5:00 P.M. | Wikert Event Center, Hopkins Arena | REGISTER
Join us in honoring the 2017 Warrior Hall of Fame Inductee, the 1987 Warrior Football Team (click here to see the roster), Alumni Achievement Award recipient, Jeff Scherer ‘87, and the Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipient, Dr. Sharlay Butler ‘10.

PLANETARIUM SHOW

7:30 P.M. | Midland University Lueninghoener Planetarium
Enjoy this complimentary event at the nostalgic Lueninghoener Planetarium during your time on campus for Homecoming. Limited seating available.

Saturday, September 16th

Saturday, September 16th
Saturday, September 16th
PARENT/FAMILY WELCOME & COFFEE KIOSK

9:30 A.M. | Wikert Event Center
Get your morning jolt or a sweet smoothie from Jo-on-the-Go Espresso Catering, stationed in the Wikert Event Center, part of our special welcome to parents and families of current students!

HISTORIC DOWNTOWN FREMONT

Saturday 9:00-11:00 A.M. and 5:00-9:00 P.M. (Self-Guided) (map)
See how Fremont has changed (and what’s stayed the same)! Enjoy historic landmarks as well as charming new stores, delicious coffee houses and restaurants.

GOLDEN WARRIOR REUNION BRUNCH—Registration Required!

10:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. | Private Dining Rooms, Dining Hall | REGISTER
The class of 1967 officially joins the 50-year club. Past “Golden Warriors” are also invited!

FOOTBALL TAILGATE PARTY

11:00 A.M. | Heedum Field Parking Lot (map)
Alumni and Warrior fans are welcome to join us for a pre-game tailgate! Food and drinks will be available, along with performances by the Midland pep band and cheer and dance teams. Must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages. Wristband required.

CLASS OF 1992

11:00 | Heedum Field Parking Lot/Football Tailgate Area
Celebrate 25 years by dropping in at the alumni tailgate and staying to cheer on your alma mater! Register online for a chance to win our Midland University Grand Prize Swag Bag!

FAMILY FUN ZONE

12:00–3:30 P.M. | Heedum Field
The family fun zone includes inflatables and activities for our younger Warrior fans.

FOOTBALL VS. BRIAR CLIFF UNIVERSITY

1:00 P.M. | Heedum Field
Show your support for our Midland Warriors as they take on GPAC foe, the Briar Cliff University Chargers.

VOLLEYBALL TAILGATE PARTY

2:00 P.M. | Wikert Event Center Parking Lot
Alumni and Warrior fans are welcome to join us for a pre-volleyball game tailgate!

VOLLEYBALL VS. DAKOTA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY

3:00 P.M. | Wikert Event Center
Cheer on Midland Volleyball’s Lady Warriors as they host the Dakota Wesleyan University Tigers.

FOOTBALL ALUMNI REUNION—Registration Preferred

4:00 P.M./Post Football Game | The Gathering Social Hall, 750 N. Clarmar Ave., Fremont (map) | REGISTER
Join former teammates and family for a Homecoming reunion of all Warrior football alumni. Complimentary appetizers. Cash bar available.

WOMEN’S SOCCER VS. MCPHERSON COLLEGE

5:00 P.M. | Heedum Field
Cheer on Midland women’s soccer as they take on the McPherson College Bulldogs.

MEN’S SOCCER VS. MCPHERSON COLLEGE

7:30 P.M. | Heedum Field
The Warrior men take the field against the McPherson College Bulldogs. Go Warriors.

HOMECOMING AFTER PARTY (CLASS OF 2007 & OTHER YOUNG ALUMNI)—Registration Preferred

7:00 P.M. L.A. Fireproof Door Co., 325 N. Main, Fremont (map) | REGISTER
Continue the fun with an after-party at The Door, featuring a complimentary nacho bar for the class of 2007 and other young alumni. Cash bar available.

Sunday, September 17th

Sunday, September 17th
Sunday, September 17th
HOMECOMING WORSHIP

10:30 A.M. Sinai Lutheran Church, 9th & Pebble (map)
A wonderful end note for the celebratory weekend, Midland University honors its Lutheran heritage with this traditional Sunday service, featuring the Midland Choir.

Additional Information

Register for Events

Register for Events
Register for Events

REGISTER HERE for Homecoming events and be entered into a drawing for a Midland Grand Prize Swag Bag!

Hall of Fame and Alumni Awards Recipients

Hall of Fame and Alumni Awards Recipients
Hall of Fame and Alumni Awards Recipients

Hall of Fame Inductee: 1987 Warrior Football Team (view the '87 team roster)

Alumni Achievement Award: Jeff Scherer '87

Outstanding Young Alumni Award: Dr. Sharlay Butler '10

Lodging

Lodging
Lodging

Midland University is proud to partner with these hotels. When making your reservation, ask for the Midland rate.

Holiday Inn Express
2415 N. Lincoln Ave.
Fremont, NE 68025
402-773-3850
hiexpress.com

Fairfield Inn and Suites
2410 Yager Rd.
Fremont, NE 68025
888-236-2427
marriott.com

Oak Tree Inn
2700 N. Diers Pkwy.
Fremont, NE 68025
402-721-3700
oaktreeinn.com

Hilton Garden Inn - Omaha West
17879 Chicago St.
Omaha, NE 68118
402-289-9696
hiltongardeninn.com

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