Schedule




Homecoming Schedule
October 31st - November 1st
**Schedule is subject to change. Please check back periodically for updates**

Friday, October 31
Golden Bulldog Luncheon 
11:30 a.m., Wright Center Stage
This event is for graduates 50 years or longer. Check-in begins on campus at 11 a.m. 

Coffee Talk with Samford Faculty 
2:00 p.m., Harry’s Coffee House, University Center
Experience an intimate discussion and Q&A session with Samford faculty on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our time. Topic will be announced at a later date.

Homecoming Check-In
3:00 – 6:00 p.m., Howard Room, University Center
Visitors can receive the weekend's schedule of events, a campus map, and any additional information at the welcome desk. Event and football tickets will also be available for pick up for pre-registered guests.

Daniel House Reunion Tea
3:00 – 5:00 p.m., President’s Home 
Join other Daniel House alumni and faculty to celebrate 30 years of the London study abroad experience at the president's home for tea. Parking is available at Crossroads Community Church. 

Halloween Spooktacular
4:00 – 6:00 p.m., West Campus Greek Housing
Samford Greek Life is hosting free Halloween activities for children of all ages. Costumes are encouraged.

Homecoming Banquet
6:30 p.m., Dining Hall, Ralph W. Beeson University Center
Join alumni, friends, and staff as Samford celebrates the long-standing tradition of the Candlelight Dinner and honors the 2014 Alumni of the Year and Outstanding Young Alumnus.  Reunion classes and groups will also be recognized.

Bonfire and Pep Rally
8:30 p.m., Football Stadium Commuter Lot  
All alumni, friends, and students are welcome.



Saturday, Nov. 1
McWhorter School of Pharmacy Continuing Education Session
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Ingalls Hall

Check-In
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Howard Room, University Center

Global Engagement Office Meet and Greet
10:00 a.m., Office 221, Brooks Hall
Join study abroad alumni and the Global Engagement Office staff for coffee to learn more about the study abroad programs and experiences now offered by Samford University. 

Quad Sing
10:30 a.m., Beeson Statue, Centennial Walk
Join the Samford A Cappella Choir and celebrate its rich history as they perform prior to the Homecoming parade in honor of their 75th anniversary.

The Thomas E. and Marla H. Corts Homecoming Parade

11:00 a.m., Montague Drive

Class of 1964 Parade Viewing Party
11:00 a.m., Wright Center Patio

Journalism and Mass Communication Department Wall of Fame Ceremony
11:15 a.m., Bolding Studio
Join the 30th anniversary of the Journalism and Mass Communication Department as it celebrates 100 years of journalism studies at Samford University.

Bulldog Walk
11:45 a.m., University Center Quad Entrance
Help cheer on the football team as they march to Cooney Field House to prepare for the big game! 

Tailgates and Reunions
12:00 p.m., Quad 

Class of 1964 50th Anniversary Luncheon
12:00 p.m., Wright Center Concert Hall Stage

Samford Pet Photo Contest
Voting closes at 1:00 p.m., Quad
Swing by the Samford Alumni Association tailgate to vote for your favorite Samford pet. The winner will be notified at half-time of the Samford football game. For more information or to submit your pet's photo, email us at sualumni@samford.edu.

Samford vs. Concordia Football Game
2:00 p.m., Seibert Stadium
Pregame festivities will begin at 1:30 p.m. Children age 12 and under are free, courtesy of Alabama Power. 

After the game: 

Class of 2004 Reunion Party
7:00 p.m., Todd English Pub

Class of 1989 Reunion Party
7:00 p.m., The Summit Club

An Evening with Emmy Award Winner Tony Hale
7:30 p.m., Brock Recital Hall
Alumnus Tony Hale will speak about his experiences in Hollywood and his latest endeavors. Hale is famous for his roles on Arrested Development and Veep and is now author of a newly released children's book Archibald's Next Big Thing. Registration for this event will open at a later date.