Homecoming 2013 | Schedule of Events

Thursday, October 3rd

Homecoming Dance
3rd Street Saloon (above the Chrome Horse) at 1202 3rd St. SE, Cedar Rapids
8:00 p.m. - Midnight
This is an alcohol-free event. Soda will be available for purchase. Chips and salsa, wings and brownies will be free of charge. Be social, hang out with friends, and let the DJ whip up dances mixes - with the possibility for karaoke! There is no charge for the event but students must pick up a ticket beforehand at the University Center Information Desk, which they will need to present for admission to the dance. Shuttles will run between Regina and 3rd Street Saloon for students to use.

Friday, October 4th

Student Club Friday Lawn Party
University Center Plaza and Green Space
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Hosted by SGA

Honored Class Reception
Flaherty Community Room
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Start your reunion weekend off with a warm welcome from the Alumni Association. All honored classes are invited for cocktails, light appetizers, and great conversation. Honored Class photos will be taken at this time. Honored classes this year are: Golden Graduates, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008.

Athletic Hall of Fame
Betty Cherry Heritage Hall
6:30 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. Dinner
Program immediately following dinner
Enjoy hospitality, dinner, and recognition of current members and induction of the newest members of the Mount Mercy Athletic Hall of Fame. Reservations required. (Dinner $10/person)

Movie Under the Stars
McAuley Theatre 7:30 p.m.
Despicable Me 2

Saturday, October 5th

Alumni Board Meeting
CRST International Graduate Center 
8:00 - 9:45 a.m.

Alumni Recognition Awards Brunch
CRST International Graduate Center Conference Center
10:00 a.m.  - 12:00 p.m.
We will honor reunion classes and Golden Graduates as well as present the 2013 Alumni Awards. All are welcome. Reservations required. ($10/person)

Alumni Games - Co-Ed Soccer - NEW LOCATION
Hennessey
10:00 a.m.

Meet Me in the Caf
University Center Dining Center
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Bring your family or reminisce with classmates in the Mount Mercy cafeteria. ($10/person. Students may charge this meal to their meal plan.)

Campus Tours
University Center Information Desk
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Visit your favorite spots on campus. Tours will begin at the University Center Information Desk every half hour.

Festival on the Hill
University Center Plaza and Commons
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
As part of the festival, Mount Mercy will have inflatable outdoor games, caricature art, face painting, a photo booth, rock climbing wall, disc golf, and an arts and crafts table! Snacks such as popcorn and cotton candy will be available, plus many more activities!

Hospital Tour
Mercy Medical Center
1:00 p.m.

Alumni Games - Baseball - CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER
Xavier High School
1:00 p.m.

Alumni Games - Softball - CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER
 Washington High School
1:00 p.m.

Alumni Games - Men's Basketball
Hennessey Recreation Center
3:30 p.m.

Alumni vs. Student Flag Football
Regis Field
3:00 p.m.

Athletic Complex Open House
909 17th Street NE
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Visit with Scot Reisinger, Athletic Director, about the future home field for the Mustangs! 

Nursing Department Open House
Donnelly Center Room 204
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Mount Mercy Archives
Lower Level, Busse Library
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Mass
Chapel of Mercy, Busse Center
4:30 p.m.

Mustang Athletic Reunion Event
Mulligan's Pub
6:00 p.m.

Student Concert
Chapel of Mercy, Busse Center
7:00 p.m.

Reception
Fire Pit, University Center Plaza
8:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 6th

Women's Soccer - THIS GAME HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, OCTOBER, 28 AT 12:00 P.M.
Lower Kingston Field
2:30 p.m.

Men's Soccer - THIS GAME HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, OCTOBER, 28 AT 2:00 P.M.
Lower Kingston Field
3:30 p.m.