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Homecoming and Family Weekend

Oct. 22-24, 2021

It's time to Storm Back to SC.

Homecoming 2021 Logo: Storm Back to SC


We look forward to welcoming our #ONESimpson Family back to campus for Homecoming 2021 in October. Planning is underway, but plans are subject to change as we prioritize the well-being of our students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends. It is our goal to provide a safe and fun experience for all involved. Check this page for up-to-date news surrounding Homecoming and Family Weekend.

Schedule of Events

updated on July 7, 2021

Friday, Oct. 22, 2021

  • "Remember When" Guest Lecture with Former Economics Professor Clarence Stennes | 2-3 p.m.
  • Student-Led Campus Tour | 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Alumni Recognition Reception (Alumni Awards) | 5 p.m. social, 5:30 p.m. program
  • Red and Gold Celebration (Athletic Hall of Fame Induction and Awards) | 7 p.m. social, 7:30 p.m. dinner and program
  • 50th Class Reunion Reception at the home of Kathy ’71 and Ben Brackney ’69 (For classes of 1970 and 1971)
  • The Simpsonian 150-Year Celebration | 7-9 p.m.
  • Simpson Productions presents "The Enchanted Pig" by Jonathan Dove | 7:30 p.m. simpson.edu/simpsonproductions
  • Yell Like Hell | 8:30 p.m.

 

Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021

  • Mimosa Reception with President Kelliher | 10-11 a.m.
  • All-Simpson Tailgate with Live Music from Trainwreck | 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Little Stormchasers Children's Activities | 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Simpson Couch Photos | 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • AXO Annual Celebration of Sisterhood | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Decades Lunch and Game Watch sponsored by The Village (for classes of 1940-75) | 12-4 p.m.
  • Simpson Football Game and National Virtual Game Watch | 1 p.m. 
  • Dedication of the Simpson College Videoboard | Halftime of football game
  • 10th Class Reunion Cocktail Hour and Dinner (for classes of 2010 and 2011) | 5-8 p.m. | $10/person
  • 25th Class Reunion Cocktail Hour and Dinner (for classes of 1995 and 1996) | 5-8 p.m. | $10/person
  • 50th Class Reunion Cocktail Hour and Dinner Celebration (for classes of 1970 and 1971) | 6-9 p.m. | $15/person
  • Simpson Productions presents "The Enchanted Pig" by Jonathan Dove | 7:30 p.m. simpson.edu/simpsonproductions

 

Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021

  • Homecoming Brunch | 10-1 p.m.
  • All-Campus and Community Church Service (11 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.)
  • Simpson Productions presents "The Enchanted Pig" by Jonathan Dove | 1p.m. simpson.edu/simpsonproductions
  • Simpson College Alumni Association Board of Directors Annual Meeting | 1 p.m.

*Discounted golf will be available to all Homecoming guests at Indianola Country Club ($40 for 18 holes and 1/2 cart). Call ahead for availability to 515-961-3303.

 

Register

For questions or more information, contact Andy English ’05, director of alumni relations, at andy.english@simpson.edu or 515-961-1547.