Join us for our biggest alumni event of the year!

Registration now open!


Weekend Schedule

Friday, Oct. 8, 2021

Attend a class

Various times

Various locations on campus

Drop into class with one of your favorite professors ... or find a topic that interests you, grab a friend, and check out a new class that sounds interesting! 

10-10:50 a.m.: War & Conscience in the U.S., Mark David Hall, Hoover 103

10-10:50 a.m.: Introduction to Philosophy, Phil Smith, Stevens 101

11-11:50 a.m.: All Roads Lead to Rome, Caitlin Corning, Lemmons 8

Noon-12:50 p.m.: American Literature, Bill Jolliff, Hoover 211

Lunch in Canyon Commons

11:30 - 1 p.m.

Canyon Commons

Visit the beautiful Canyon Commons and see how far "cafeteria food" has come!

It's an all-you-can-eat buffet lunch. Tickets are purchased directly at the check-in booth at Canyon Commons. Credit card only. 

Cost: $9.45 (adults); $6.55 (kids 6-12); free (children 5 and under) 


1-2:30 p.m.

Canyon Commons 101 - 103

How does it work?

Think speed dating meets networking event! Each professional will host a table with seven to eight students. For 10 minutes, you'll share about your career journey, as well as tips and advice you wish you knew as a college student. Then, students will ask lots of questions. Every 10 minutes you'll get a new group of students for a total of six rotations. For 20 minutes at the end, students will have the chance to connect with you in a traditional mixer-type format.

So what's the goal?

For students to be inspired and encouraged by your story, and to walk away with some good information and insights

Lunch is provided for participants.

You MUST pre-register by Sept. 15 for this limited-seating event designed for working professionals.

Email Sara Reamy at to register.

Medical Sciences Building Tour

3-4 p.m.

448 Werth Blvd.

Jump in your car and head over to the new Medical Sciences Building, where our physical therapy and physician assistant students serve the needs of the community in this new facility! Learn about all the George Fox programs housed in this beautiful space.

Cost: Free

Art Open House & Auction

4 - 7 p.m.

Minthorne & Lindgren Galleries

Art and Design invites you to an open house showcasing alumni works. Start in Minthorne Gallery in the Hoover building where faculty will be on hand to greet you, and then work your way to the Lindgren Gallery in Bauman to complete your tour.

This event kicks off the 2nd annual Alumni + Faculty Art Auction to raise money for the Chromas Award. The Chromas Award is presented to students of color pursuing the arts or to students invested in bringing art-based social justice initiatives to their home communities.

Wiffle Ball Game 2000

4:30-6 p.m.

Lawn near Pennington

The Class of 2000 is challenging any and all alumni (especially 2001) to a game of Wiffle Ball! Come and cheer on your fellow Bruins, or jump in the game yourself!

Cost: Free

Classic Bruin Dinner

5 p.m.

Canyon Commons

Calling all Classic Bruins! If you graduated in or before 1971, please join us for this traditional gathering. There will be a short program that accompanies dinner and memory sharing.

Cost: $12 (pre-registration is required)

10- & 20-year Class Reunions

6-7:30 p.m.

Various locations on campus

Evening reunions will be held for the classes of 2010, 2011, 2000 and 2001. Mix and mingle with old friends you haven't seen since ...?

Share stories and laughs as you reconnect over appetizers in several locations across campus. Then, head to the concert on campus, or grab a friend and head into town for dinner on your own!

Classes of 2010 & 2011: EHS Atrium

Class of 2000: Bruin Den (a.k.a. Klages) 

Class of 2001: Stevens Lobby

Homecoming Concert

7:30-9 p.m.

Bauman Auditorium

Wrap up your evening with this concert that is sure to please! We look forward to seeing you there!

Cost: Free


Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021

Young Alumni Coffee Hour

9 a.m.

Bridge Cafe

Alumni from 2021 to 2010 who have financially supported the university are invited to join us for complementary coffee and pastries before the day kicks off. We'd like to say thank you for your financial involvement with the university!

Come pick up your special gift as our way of saying Thank You for your support. 

Cost: Free

Alumni Board Open House

9 a.m.

Bruin Den

Join us for coffee and bear claws in the Bruin Den! Come hear from current board president Michael Peterson, and bring your questions. Interested in serving on the board? Now is your time to come find out what it's all about.

Cost: Free

Tours, Tours, Tours Galore

10 a.m.


Join us for an art and spiritual formation campus tour, a tour of the new nursing building, or a class reunion tour of campus!

The more things change, the more they stay the same! Come find out for yourself what's different and what you still recognize. At registration, you'll have the opportunity to pick a specific tour. 

Cost: Free

Homecoming in the Quad

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Join us for an action-packed pregame event for all! Bring the entire family for this campus experience. 

  • An entertaining afternoon for the whole family: face-painting, juggling, balloon-twisting, and more surprises for kids of all ages
  • Reunion tents for 10- 20- 30- and 40-year reunions, and for Classic Bruins (50+ years)
  • Reconnect with your favorite professors and friends from these groups: 
    • Biology and chemistry
    • Psychology & cognitive sciences
    • Art & design
    • Legacy League
    • Residence life
  • Other beloved professors will greet you in the “Favorite Faculty” tent!
  • Bring your own picnic for lunch on the quad, or pre-order a special lunch
  • Grab a limited-edition George Fox picnic blanket at registration!
  • Live music and more!

Cost: Free

Food is available for purchase.

George Fox vs. Willamette Football Game

1 p.m.

Stoffer Family Stadium

Enjoy the football game with fellow Bruins. See you there!

General Admission: $10

Seniors 65+ and kids 10-18: $5

Family Pack (two adults plus two kids): $25

Children under 9: Free

Dinner with Friends

5 p.m.

Various locations

Make plans with friends to continue the good times on your own terms! Head to your favorite pizza place. Book reservations for dinner in town. Or revisit Canyon Commons for an easy on-campus option and gathering place. 

This is an all-you-can-eat buffet dinner. Tickets are purchased directly at the check-in booth at Canyon Commons. Credit card only. 

Cost: $11.75 (adults); $9.75 (ages 6-12); Free (children 5 and under) 

Please note: These events traditionally held over homecoming weekend have new dates. 

  • Alumni of Color Networking Event: February 2022
  • Honored Alumni Awards and Gala Dinner: April 2022

If you have questions or want more information,
call 503-554-2118
or email