Homecoming & Family Weekend 2022

In the past two years we’ve witnessed the Titan community come together in new ways to share stories, expertise, and friendship. However, we have long awaited the chance to welcome you back to campus for a true Illinois Wesleyan Homecoming! We look forward to sharing a meal, a drink, and a story with all of you in person, September 23-25, 2022.

Click here for a full schedule of events and to register.

Homecoming Veteran’s Service 2017

As IWU celebrates Titans Around the World at Homecoming this weekend, we will also honor our alumni who served worldwide as veterans and first-responders, including Captain Ryan A. Beaupre ’95. We will remember Ryan and all veterans and first-responders who have given their lives in the service of others and our country. Presenting the colors will be American Legion Color Guard Post 635 Normal and Post 56 from Bloomington. The ceremony will take place this Saturday, October 14th at 12:45 p.m., prior to the Homecoming Football game at Tucci Stadium and will include the National Anthem sung by Wayne Messmer ’72.  Classmates and friends can view the ceremony on streaming video live at https://portal.stretchinternet.com/iwu/.

Homecoming 2017

Homecoming 2017 is right around the corner!

You can register now here

A few noteworthy events:

  • Back to College Classes Friday and Saturday – The Ames Library, Beckman Auditorium
  • Family Fun on the Quad Saturday 8:30-11 – Eckley Quadrangle
  • Titan Tailgate Featuring Local Food Trucks Saturday 10AM-1PM – Shirk Center Parking Lot
  • “Club Tommy” Saturday, 6-9pm (Cost: $20) – Young Main Lounge in the Memorial Center

You can see the full schedule of Homecoming 2017 events here

Ann Harding

Message from Ann Harding, Director of Alumni Relations

Thank you for reading and contributing to your class newsletter.  What a great way to build class loyalty and to stay connected.  Reading about each other is great, but coming back to homecoming is the BEST way to reconnect with IWU.

This year, homecoming is October 11-13.  You will be receiving the homecoming brochure in the mail very soon. Plus you can review all the details and get yourself registered on titanpride.org

Our theme this year is A Class Act.  I think you’ll see that everything we have planned this year will offer you a fun filled weekend with most activities free for everyone!!  Class years ending in 3 and 8 are reunion years.

Besides registering for homecoming; I have one more request of you.  I would like each of our 565 incoming first year students to have a welcome letter in their mail box when they arrive on August 20.   Would you please write a note and send it to me at 1001 N. Main St., Bloomington, IL  61702-2900?  Offer this new Titan a piece of advice, something to look for on campus or in the Bloomington Normal community or a fond memory you had of your first semester on campus. Be sure to sign it!  If you’re able, please make several copies of your letter. I need 565 letters!!!

Lastly, thanks to all of you who  made a gift to IWU this year.  I’m sure you have read President Wilson’s messages about the increased need for financial aid to attract the best and the brightest to fill our classes.  Without your generous support to the Wesleyan Fund, we will lose young people who really want to be a Titan, but need more help, financially.


My best~