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2021 Homecoming Schedule

Please keep an eye on this page for updates as Linfield's Homecoming weekend celebrations draw near.

Friday, October 1

School of Nursing Open House

Portland campus: 2900 NE 132nd Ave, Portland

4 - 6 p.m.

Cost: $10

All nursing alumni are cordially invited to our open house and reunion! Enjoy a refreshment while you take a tour of our beautiful new campus in northeast Portland, meet current faculty and reconnect with classmates.

Monday, October 4

Trivia Night

Virtual presentation

6 p.m.

Kickstart your Homecoming with Linfield University Trivia! Hosted by the incomparable Debbie Harmon-Ferry ’90.

Tuesday, October 5

Liberal Arts and Early Excellence

Virtual presentation

6 p.m.

Hear from Distinguished Young Alumni Award recipient Ann Klein ’07.

Wednesday, October 6

The Dark Web and Emerging Threats

Virtual presentation

6 p.m.

Reflections of a Linfield alumnus's journey into becoming involved in the cybersecurity industry. Don't miss this discussion by our Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Sean Hoar ’80. 

Thursday, October 7

Leading Nursing Teams During the Pandemic

Virtual presentation

6 p.m.

Reflect on the past year and hear lessons learned from our Distinguished Nursing Award recipient Ashley Blatchley ’06.

Join the presentation

Friday, October 8

Weekend event check-in

Patio between Walker and Riley Halls

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Come say hello and learn about the weekend's events.

Founders' Society Event

Jonasson Hall or virtually via Zoom

3 p.m.

Society for individual donors with a planned gift commitment to Linfield. For information about this invitation-only event, contact Craig Haisch.

Wine Tasting at Alexana Winery

12001 NE Worden Hill Rd, Newberg, OR

1 - 4 p.m.

Cost: $25

Take in the breathtaking views at Alexana Winery, be among the first to experience the new tasting room and engage in the unique stories behind each bottle – the geology, sustainable farming practices, winemaking and history of the region. Transportation provided; we will meet for departure on Pioneer Way. Must be 21 or older.

Linfield's Finest

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum: 500 Northeast Captain Michael King Smith Way, McMinnville (front patio of the iMax Theater)

5:30 - 7 p.m.

Presentation of this year’s recipients of our esteemed peer-nominated and selected alumni awards. Mingle with faculty, staff and alumni outside Evergreen's iMax Theater, enjoy some light refreshments and take pride in hearing about the accomplishments of just a few of our talented alumni. 

Choir Concert

Ice Auditorium, Melrose Hall (main level)

7:30 p.m.

Come celebrate the world premiere of original music by alumni composers Alex Zhang ’14 and Zach Gulaboff Davis ’14, as performed by the Linfield Concert Choir and featuring poetry and texts about home, life and journeys.

Concert reception

Patio between Walker and Riley Halls

8:15 p.m.

Meet with faculty and alumni composer Alex Zhang ’14. Light refreshments provided.

Saturday, October 9

Registration check-in

Patio between Walker and Riley Halls

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Check-in with us in Fred Meyer Lounge.

Campus Tours

9:30 a.m.

We will depart from Fred Meyer Lounge in Riley Hall.

MassCom and JAMS Homecoming Reunion

Renshaw Hall front courtyard

9:30 a.m.

Meet the new Journalism and Media Studies (JAMS) faculty and tour the renovated student media center, formerly the KSLC studios, where The Linfield Review, Wildcat Productions and the new Linfield Pawdcast Network now operate. Light refreshments provided.

Golden Graduates Reunion

Streak Street dining tent

10 a.m.

Cost: $13

Graduates from 1969 and before are welcome to gather and enjoy a continental breakfast in the dining tent off Streak Street.

Physics Homecoming Reunion

Renshaw Hall back courtyard

10 a.m.

Hybrid event! Meet current faculty on campus, see the current lab space and learn what’s next for Linfield's physics department as they prepare to move into a brand new facility! You can also join online, starting at 10:10.

Athletics Streak Street Activities

10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Enjoy the Linfield tradition of the longest-running NCAA football winning streak at our own ‘Streak Street.’  Enjoy games, food and plenty of entertainment for the family!

Business Homecoming Reunion

Patio between Walker and Riley Halls

11 a.m.

Catch up with fellow classmates and faculty and meet the new faculty in TJ Day Hall.

Classes of ’70 and ’71 Homecoming Reunion

Ford Hall courtyard

11:30 a.m.

Cost: $25

Catch up with classmates and enjoy a legendary BBQ lunch by alumni Bill Hayden ’71.

Athletics Reunion

Residential Quad off Streak Street

11:30 a.m.

Alumni athletes from all sports are welcome to gather and reminisce. Coaches from many current varsity teams will be there and looking forward to reconnecting or meeting you! Light refreshments included.

Chemistry, Biochemistry and Science Reunion

Foreland Beer: 777 NE 4th St, McMinnville

11:30 a.m.

Reunite with current chemistry faculty and peers at Foreland Beer in McMinnville. The first drink is sponsored by Linfield's chemistry department.

Alumni Tent

11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Please swing by our tent on Streak Street, meet our alumni office staff and say hello! Grab some coffee or tea, a Wildcat tattoo for the little ones and some free swag.

Alumni Dining Court

11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

A dry place to gather, rest and enjoy Wildcats of all ages. A variety of food trucks will be onsite to choose from.

Football Game vs. Whitworth

1:30 p.m.

Cost: $20 for reserved seats

A Wildcat tradition!

Men's Soccer Game vs. Willamette

2:30 p.m.

Check out our new soccer and lacrosse turf field. 

Class of ’00 and ’01 Homecoming Reunion

1882 Grille: 645 NE 3rd St, McMinnville

4:30 p.m.

Cost: $35

Reacquaint yourself with Third Street and classmates at 1882 Grille. Dinner included.


We'd love to connect with you! Please contact us with any questions about the 2021 Linfield homecoming celebrations.

The Office of Constituent Engagement

Melrose Hall