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Homecoming and Family Weekend

September 23, 2016 – September 24, 2016 all-day
Caldwell University
120 Bloomfield Ave
Caldwell, NJ 07006

Schedule of Events


12 p.m. : Homecoming Kickoff Lunch (SC Cafeteria)

All students, alumni, faculty and staff are invited to join the campus community for a Homecoming-themed luncheon in the Student Center Cafeteria. Students eat for free; special rate for alumni, families, faculty, and staff.

2 p.m.: Veritas Lecture Series

7 p.m. : Sibling Sleepover and Family Fun Activities

9:30 p.m. : Student Bonfire and Foam Party/DJ/Light Show (Parking Lot)


9 a.m. : Registration Opens

9 a.m. : Welcome Breakfast with the President (Alumni Theatre Lobby)

Join President Blattner for a continental welcome breakfast in the Alumni Theatre.

10 a.m. : President’s State of the University Address, Honors Recognition, and Alumni Awards Ceremony (Alumni Theatre)

President Blattner will update the campus on Caldwell University; students will be recognized for their academic success; presentation of the Peggy Harris Alumni of the Year Award. All are welcome.

11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. : Homecoming Carnival and BBQ (Newman Center Plaza)

Carnival and BBQ for students, alumni, families, faculty and staff. Carnival to include inflatable rides, games, CUSNA Teddy Bear Clinic, Art Therapy Affinity Group Art Table, pumpkin decorating, ample opportunity to gather with friends, and more! All are welcome!

11 a.m.: Women’s Soccer vs. Wilmington University (Soccer Field)

12 p.m. : Mini-University Faculty Lecture

12:30 p.m.: Tennis vs. University of the Sciences

1:30 p.m. : Men’s Soccer vs. Wilmington University (Soccer Field)

2:00 p.m. : Golden Anniversary Tea (Cougar Den)

Members of the Class of 1966 will be welcomed by previous classes. Invitation only.

3:30 p.m. : Mass (Alumni Theatre)

All are welcome!

4:30 p.m.: Women’s Volleyball vs. Chestnut Hill College (Newman Center Gym)

5 p.m. : Dinner in the Gallery (The Gallery, SC Cafeteria)

Gather with friends for dinner in the Gallery, while enjoying a delicious meal by our premier dining services, Gourmet Dining LLC. All are welcome!

5 p.m. : Music Reception (Alumni Theatre Lobby)

6:30 p.m. : Music Series Concert: Faculty Favorites (Alumni Theatre)

The Department of Music is organizing an exciting lineup of faculty and alumni to perform at this year’s concert. All are welcome!

We are adding new and exciting events every day. Check back often for up to date information.