Register for Homecoming & Family Weekend
Oct. 7 - 9, 2022

This year's Homecoming & Family Weekend theme is: Celebrating 140 Years Together!

Pre-Homecoming Weekend:

THURSDAY, OCT. 6
Pop by the Rock
7 p.m. | Spirit Rock in front of Morey Hall (click here for map view)
Spirit Rock is ready and waiting for you to make your mark! Pop by for a bag of popcorn and grab a marker to leave an OilerNation Homecoming message!
 
Alumni, parents, students, and friends are encouraged to make their mark on Spirit Rock all weekend long - BYOM (bring your own marker). Take a pic and tag us on Instagram or Twitter - @oileralumni @ufindlay!
 
College of Education Speaker
7 - 8:30 p.m. | Ritz Auditorium, Old Main (click here for map view)

EdD Alum Katie Peters ’21 will share her experiences as a teacher and the importance of being an empathic teacher! Dr. Peters’ dissertation research centered around the importance of empathy as an educator. This event is open to the public and alumni. No registration required.

 

Homecoming Weekend:

FRIDAY, OCT. 7
College of Health Professions Continuing Education
9 a.m. - noon | virtual
Please join the University of Findlay College of Health Professions and guest lecturers from the Cincinnati Shriner’s Hospital for the annual pediatric continuing education event. This inter-professional educational event will focus on the multidisciplinary approach to telehealth in the pediatric population. Please join UF students and faculty in this virtual event. This is a free and open event for the public and students of all institutions. All are welcome! External registration coming soon!
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Music Bach's Concert
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Alumni Memorial Union Atrium (click here for map view)
Alumni, parents, and friends help the UF Student Activities Board welcome another wonderful event in the Music Bach's Concert series. No registration required.
 
College of Business Alumni Reunion
4 - 6 p.m.
The College of Business is welcoming back all of its alumni to learn more about what is happening within the College of Business. This is a great opportunity to reconnect with former classmates and professors. Refreshments available. Free to attend. Registration required. Attendees can RSVP to Natalie Fittro [email protected] or 419-434-4704.
 
Alumni Reunion Celebration - Class of 1972 - 50th Reunion
5 p.m.  |  Check-in & Social Hour | Lape Great Hall, Virginia B. Gardner Fine Arts Pavillion (click here for map view)
5 p.m. | Campus Tour via Train
6 p.m. | Dinner, $20 per person | Virginia B. Gardner Fine Arts Pavillion
Members of the Class of 1972 and their guests are invited to a special reunion gathering at the Virginia B. Gardner Fine Arts Pavilion on campus. University of Findlay's Mazza Museum will be open for viewing during the social hour. Registration required.
 
Hotel reservation information:
Your reunion committee has worked with the following local hotels to provide a limited number of blocked rooms for the weekend. You are encouraged to reserve your room(s) ASAP, as cutoffs for the reserved block rooms usually cutoff 30 days prior to the reunion date. Hotels with blocked rooms include: Hilton Gardn Inn, Drury Inn, Hampton Inn, Findlay Inn & Suites, and the Hancock Hotel. Questions? Please contact the Wolfe Center for Alumni, Parents, and Friends at [email protected].
 
Oiler Bash
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.  |  Koehler Fitness Center (click here for map view)
Join us for a family event everyone can enjoy, from Magic with Eli to face painting, balloon creations, pony rides, train rides, inflatables, photo booth, games, food, and more! Registration required.
 
8th Annual Pharmal
7 - 11 p.m. | Hilton Garden Inn, Findlay
College of Pharmacy students and alumni are invited to an evening of fellowship and fun, including dancing, hors d'oeuvres, photo booth, and cash bar. Business cocktail attire requested.
$15 for students
$20 per person (non-students)
*External registration coming soon. Please contact Nerissa Wan at [email protected] with questions.


SATURDAY, OCT. 9
Homecoming 5k
7:15 a.m. check-in | Alumni Memorial Union (click here for map view)
8 a.m. shotgun start | Main Street
American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP), in collaboration with UF's Track and Cross-Country Teams, are joining forces to offer a 5K promoting heart health!  External registration coming soon.
 
Alumni Association Annual Awards Breakfast
9 a.m. (EST)  |  Winebrenner Building, WTS Auditorium (click here for map view)
Enjoy breakfast with alumni from all over the nation while congratulating the 2022 Distinguished Alumni, and recipients of the Old Main Award, the Gold Medallion, the Arch Award, and the Honorary Alumni Award.  Registration required.
 
Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of University of Findlay's Mazza Museum
11 a.m. | Mazza Museum
Swing by the University of Findlay's Mazza Museum to celebrate its 40th anniversary on campus! The Mazza Enthusiasts and the Mazza staff will welcome you with treats, tours, and tidbits of Mazza history during this special time. You won’t want to miss this! No cost. Registration required.
 
Oiler Family Brunch
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Alumni Memorial Union, Multi-Purpose Room (click here for map view)
The Parents Executive Council invites students, parents, grandparents and family members of current students to an Oiler Family Brunch. Featured speakers will be President Katherine Fell, Ph.D., and a member of the Parents Executive Council. Registration required.
 
Element Pong by the Student American Chemical Society Club
11:30 - 1 p.m. | Bell Tower - center of campus | Rain site, Mazza Museum (click here for map view)
Check out the fun activities the Student American Chemical Society Club has in store! Their periodic table of cupcakes and prizes are sure to be exciting, plus you may learn something new! No registration required
 
Star Gazing at the Newhard Planetarium with Steven Wild, Ph.D.
12:15 - 1 p.m. | Newhard Planetarium (click here for map view)
Stop by the planetarium to discover what to look for in a fall-winter evening sky. Take a quick fly through the universe as well, if time permits. Registration required.
 
12th Annual University of Findlay Bands Alumni Reunion
1:30 p.m. | Donnell Stadium (click here for map view)
The Oiler Marching Band is excited to welcome back UF Bands alumni to perform with them at Homecoming! Participants are asked to wear jeans and tennis shoes, as well as the Homecoming t-shirt provided at check-in. All band instruments are welcome. Participants will rehearse with the Oiler Marching Band during their game day rehearsal and perform with the band on the field and in the stands. Participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment, although a limited number of instruments are available to use for the day by alumni. 
Register by contacting Cindy Bormuth at [email protected].
 
All-Alumni Tailgate
2 - 3:30 p.m. | Donnell Stadium, corner next to tennis courts (click here for map view)
Reunite with fellow Oilers and enjoy a casual, family-friendly tailgate that includes some of Findlay's favorite foods, games, music, and photos with Derrick the Oiler. Findlay's favorite foods will include food and drinks from Main Street Deli, Jac n' Dos Pizza, We Serve Coffee, Olers, and Shirley's Popcorn! Registration required.
 
Football Game - Findlay Oilers vs. Northwood
4 p.m. | Donnell Stadium (click here for map view)
Come out and cheer on your Oilers!
Our 2022 Homecoming Court will also be announced, along with honoring the 2022 Distinguished Alumni.
Tickets can be purchased at the gate.
 
Volleyball Game - Findlay Oilers vs. Northwood
4 p.m. | Croy Gymnasium
Come out and cheer on your Oilers!
 
Campaign Kick-off Celebration: Together We Will, the Campaign for the Future of the University of Findlay
6 p.m. check in | Koehler Fitness Center
Public kick-off of the Together We Will Campaign, the largest fundraising effort in the history of UF. University donors will celebrate the campaign’s strong start and publicly announce this transformational effort. Further information will be sent via mailed invitation. Registration required.
 
Fireworks
9 p.m. countdown | Davis Street Parking Lot (click here for map view)
Continue the Homecoming celebration with the 14th annual homecoming fireworks display!  No registration required.

SUNDAY, OCT. 10
Worship Service
10 a.m. | Center for Student Life & College of Business (click here for map view)
Students, alumni, and friends are invited to a special time of worship to celebrate our faith heritage and God's hand of blessing through the years. Join us as we share the Word for the morning with current students and alumni from the Thursday Night Live Worship Band, Revive Worship Band, and the Anointed Worship Gospel Choir all coming together to lead in worship. No registration required.
 
All Homecoming & Family Weekend events are subject to change and will be updated here accordingly.

Registration coming soon!

Questions? Please contact the Wolfe Center for Alumni, Parents, and Friends at 419-434-4516 or [email protected].