Homecoming Schedule
November 15-17, 2013

Friday, November 15

11:30 a.m.           Golden Bulldog Luncheon (Wright Center Stage)
This event is for graduated 50 years or longer.  Check-in begins on campus at 11 a.m.

3:00-6:00 p.m.     Registration and Check-In (University Center, Howard Room)
Advance registration is suggested.  Be sure to register so that classmates can find you during Homecoming.  An updated list of events and locations will be available at registration.

4:30 p.m. Frances Marlin Mann Leadership & Character Awards Program (Rotunda)
Join administration, staff, donors and friends of the Mann Center for a special recognition of outstanding student leaders, selected by the deans to represent each school.  There is no charge and this event is open to the public.

5:30 p.m.                  Vespers (Reid Chapel)
A service of worship, scripture, and song features the Samford University Chorale, A Cappella Choir and Samford Alumni.

6:30 p.m.                   Homecoming Banquet (University Center, Dining Hall)
The banquet celebrates the 147-year tradition of the Candelight Dinner honors the 2013 Alumni of the Year and Outstanding Young Alumnus as well as recognizes reunion classes and groups.

7:30-10:00 p.m.        Memorial Celebration (A Bryan Photo: 1710 2nd Ave N, No. 509
BHM, AL 35203)

Members of the class of 2008 and friends of Christina Mosley are invited to gather and celebrate her life.

8:30 p.m.      Class of 1998 Reunion Party (Superior Grill, HWY 280)
The class of 1998 is gathering for fellowship after the banquet.  Dutch Treat.

8:30 p.m.      Chi Omega Pledge Class Coffee & Dessert Fellowships

Saturday, November 16

8:30 - 11:45 a.m.        McWhorter School of Pharmacy Continuing Education Session

9 a.m.       Live at the Library (Davis Library)
A riveting expedition on a current literary publication, featuring Dr. Julie Williams, author and professor.

9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.    Registration and Check-In (University Center, Howard Room)
Advance registration is suggested.  Be sure to register so that classmates can find you during Homecoming.

9:30 a.m.                      Morning Sing (Ben Brown Plaza)
Features the Samford A Cappella Choir and celebrates the rich history of the choir.

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Zeta Tau Alpha Open House (West Campus)

11:00 a.m.                    The Thomas E. and Marla H. Corts Homecoming Parade
(Montague Drive)

This year's parade will be a special treat with floats, the Samford band, cheerleaders and other dignitaries winding through campus.  Several reunion classes will have parade watching parties at various campus locations.

11:15 a.m.                    JMC Department Wall of Fame Ceremony (Bolding Studio)
JMC's Wall of Fame honors those whose contributions to the department have made a meaningful and significant difference in the lives of its students through the years.  This year, 2013 Honoree, the late Jasper Hutto will be featured.

11:30 a.m. Chi Omega Open House (West Campus)

11:30 a.m. Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing, Dept. of Nutrition & Dietetics Family
Fun Time and BBQ (Center for Healing Arts Plaza)
Bring your children, grandchildren, spouses and friends for a fun-filled time of activities for kids big and small.

11:45 a.m. Bulldog Walk (Through West side of Quad, in front of the University Center)
Join us for one of our best new traditions as we cheer on the football team as the march to Cooney Field House to prepare for the big game!

12:00 p.m.                    Tailgates and Reunions (Quad)
Special reunions for the Department of Kinesiology, as well as the classes of 1983, 1988, 1998, 2008, Chi Omega's 50th Anniversary, Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Omicron Pi Reunion, Sig Ep Alumni, Howard College of Arts & Sciences, Classics Department featuring "Dr. Todd on the Quad", McWhorter School of Pharmacy with reunions for 1998, 2003 & 2008, The University Fellows Programs, Samford after Sundown, Brock School of Business, School of the Arts and Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education.  Advance reservations encouraged.

12:00 - 2:00 p.m. SigEp Tailgate (Quad)
Join SigEp on the Quad near Centennial Walk for lunch.  Families are asked to bring sides, to go with hotdogs and hamburgers.  $25 per family or $15 per person.  Contact Archie Messersmith with any questions: 

12:00 p.m. Class of 1963 50th Anniversary Luncheon (Wright Center Concert Hall, Stage)
Advance reservations required by November 6.

1:00 p.m. Alpha Delta Pi, Kappa Chapter, Open House (West Campus)

2:00 p.m.               Football Game (Seibert Stadium)
Join the Samford football team as they take on UTC.  Order tickets at  Pregame festivities will begin about 1:45 p.m. and feature the Samford Marching Band and other special recognitions.

After the game:

6:00 p.m. Class of 1988 Reunion Party (Cocina Superior, Brookwood Mall)
The class of 1988 is gathering for fellowship after the football game.  Dutch treat.

6:30 p.m. Chi Omega Zeta Zeta Chapter 50th Anniversary Gala Celebration
(The Club)

Exclusively for members of the Chi Omega, Zeta Zeta Chapter.

7:00 p.m. Alpha Omicron Pi Red Rose Ball (B&A Warehouse)
Exclusively for members of the Alpha Omicron Pi, Rho Delta Chapter.

7:00 p.m. Sig Ep Alumni Dinner
Please respond with your interest and we will confirm a location.  Dutch Treat,  Contact Archie Messersmith with any questions:

7:00 p.m. Volleyball Game (Pete Hanna Center)
Join the Samford volleyball team as they take on Wofford College.  Order tickets at

***Click here for a map of locations.