Schedule of Events

You’re invited to Fontbonne University’s 2017 Homecoming: Reunion and Family Weekend September 29-October 1st.

Click on an event below to view the full details.

The check-in area will be located in the foyer of the Dunham Student Activities Center. This is your main stop for the weekend. You can pick-up your official Homecoming name tag, t-shirt and meal ticket here.

Friday, September 29

  • Golden Arcade Circle Reception – 5:30 to 7 PM

    • Class of 1967 and earlier
    • Free
    • Griffin Welcome Center, East Building

    Circle members and President Mike Pressimone welcome the class of 1967 into the Golden Arcade Circle with appetizers and a champagne toast.

  • Social Work and Human Service Reunion -- 5:30 to 7 PM

    • Griffin Nations
    • Free
    • Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 108

    Reconnect with program alumni and visit with current students, faculty and staff.

  • Kick-Off Cocktail Party – 7 to 9 PM

    • Alumni, parents, faculty and staff
    • $15 per person
    • Griffin Grill Cafe, Dunham Student Activities Center

    Celebrate the start of Homecoming Weekend with drinks and appetizers in the heart of campus. Anniversary classes will be recognized.

  • Fall Festival – 7 to 10 PM

    • Free
    • Golden Meadow
    • Sponsored by the Student Government Association

    Enjoy this annual tradition that includes games, treats and fun for Griffins of all ages!

Saturday, September 30

  • Back to Class Lecture - 10 AM

    • Honoring the 2017 Dedicated Semester on “Identity”
    • Griffin Nation
    • Free
    • Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 203-205

    Exploring Moral Identity: Jean deBlois, CSJ

    Today, we find ourselves confronted by daunting moral issues made particularly challenging by the divisive climate in our society and world. There is probably no time in our recent history that we are more in need of women and men who embody the mission of Fontbonne University, people who are committed to “become global citizens who think critically, act ethically and serve responsibly.” In this presentation, Sister Jean deBlois will explore what this means and requires.

  • Soccer Spirit Rally - 11 AM to 12:30 PM

    • Griffin Nation
    • Free
    • Golden Meadow
    • Sponsored by the Fontbonne Activities Board

    Prep your Griffin Pride with games, giveaways, and more before heading off to Gay Field for the soccer games!

  • Griffin Picnic - 11 AM to 12:30 PM

    • Griffin Nation
    • Picnic lunch – $5 per person (Students may use meal plan.)

    Enjoy a delicious meal outdoors during the Soccer Spirit Rally activities.

  • Griffin Soccer

    • Men’s game – 1 PM
    • Women’s game – 3 PM
    • Griffin Nation
    • Free
    • Gay Field, Shaw Park

    Cheer the Griffins onto victory as they compete against Eureka College.


  • Class of 1967 Reunion

    Reconnect, reminisce and celebrate your 50th anniversary from Fontbonne College with your fellow alumnae!

    • Private Campus Tour – 4 to 5 PM
      • Free
      • Begins at Medaille Hall
    • Reunion Dinner – 5 to 9 p.m.
      • $35 per person
      • Medaille Hall
    • Omicron Delta Kappa Reunion – 7 to 10 PM
      • ODK alumni, members and family
      • Free event; Cash bar
      • Location TBA

    All members of Omicron Delta Kappa and their families are invited to join us after dinner for an evening of reminiscing and celebrating the history of our circle.

Sunday, October 1

  • Mass and Golden Arcade Circle Induction – 10 AM

    • Griffin Nation
    • Doerr Chapel, Ryan Hall

    Celebrate Mass as the 50-year anniversary Class of 1967 is inducted into the Golden Arcade Circle.

  • Brunch and Founders Award Presentation - 11:30 AM

    • Griffin Nation
    • $15 per person; Children 12 and under $5
    • Dunham Student Activities Center

    Griffins gather to enjoy a delicious meal and celebrate all things Fontbonne! President Pressimone will present Joan Buxton Falk ’65 with the prestigious Founders Award.