Dickinson Homecoming and Family Weekend 2021
 

Dickinson Homecoming and Family Weekend 2021

Schedule of Events

Tuesday
Sep
14
Friday
Sep
17
Saturday
Sep
18
Sunday
Sep
19

Virtual Leadership Panel Discussion

Tuesday, September 14, 6p.m. - 7p.m. EDT | Virtual Program


Join us online for a conversation with interim President John E. Jones III '77, P'11, and other members of the Dickinson College Leadership Team and receive updates focused on student life, academics and other areas of interest to Dickinson families.

Red Devil Field Hockey Post-Game Tailgate

Friday, September 17, 4p.m. - 6p.m. EDT | Outside Durden Athletic Training Center – map No. 76


Join the field hockey team for a postgame tailgate. Open to current players and families, alumnae and friends of the program.

Champagne Toast to the Class of 2020

Friday, September 17, 9p.m. - 10p.m. EDT | Weiss Lawn Tent – map No. 55


Graduates, family, friends and guests join us as we gather to toast the class of 2020. After a song by Octals alumni in the class of 2020, interim President Jones will lead the celebratory toast.

Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, September 18, 10a.m. - 12p.m. EDT | John Dickinson Campus – map No. 6


Family and guests are welcome to attend. Currently, and unless there are any significant changes in state health regulations, we are not limiting the number of guests per graduate. The procession will begin at 9:35 a.m., and the ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. Graduates must assemble at 9 a.m. to be placed in alphabetical order. Honorees will form two columns on the sidewalk adjacent to the John Dickinson Campus, along W. High Street. Regalia must be worn to participate in the ceremony.  Those who completed the Life Beyond the Limestone Survey had the option of having regalia (caps, tassels, gowns and hoods) shipped or held on campus. If you had your regalia shipped, please remember to bring it with you! If you had regalia held on campus, please pick them up at the bookstore, free of charge.  If you did not complete the survey or misplaced your regalia, you will be able to purchase it at the bookstore for $45.

DCXC Team vs Alumni 5K Race

Saturday, September 18, 11a.m. - 1p.m. EDT | Dickinson Park – map No. 63


Come out to Dickinson Park and cheer on the DCXC alumni and the current team as they race for the finish. Please note that this is an alumni-only event. Please register in advance – no day-of registration!*

*Please note that only alumni should register to run and should do so in advance. Spectators and guests do not need to register.

All-Campus Barbecue & Tailgate

Saturday, September 18, 11a.m. - 2p.m. EDT | Biddle Field – map No. 40


Join students, families, alumni, Dickinson Athletics Hall of Fame inductees, faculty and staff for food and fun.  

$15 for adults, $5 for children 3-12 and FREE for children under 3 

All-campus Barbecue & Tailgate (Class of 2020 Graduates)

Saturday, September 18, 11a.m. - 2p.m. EDT | Biddle Field – map No. 40


Join students, families, alumni, Dickinson Athletics Hall of Fame inductees, faculty and staff for food and fun.  

FREE FOR MEMBERS OF THE CLASS OF 2020 

2020 Red Devil Athlete Recognition Tent

Saturday, September 18, 12p.m. - 3:30p.m. EDT | Biddle Field – map No. 40


Come celebrate our 2020 Red Devil athletes. Alumni, family and friends; stop by and write a congratulatory message to our athletes. Members of the Class of 2020, stop by and say hello to coaches, staff and alums and pick up your senior gift.

Class of 2020 Pints with Profs

Saturday, September 18, 1:30p.m. - 3:30p.m. EDT | Biddle Field – map No. 40


Join classmates and faculty for this senior tradition.

African American Alumni Association Reception

Saturday, September 18, 4p.m. - 5p.m. EDT | Rector Atrium – map No. 17


Join the newly formed African American Alumni Association of Dickinson College for a reception to connect students, parents and alumni with fellow Black and African American  Dickinsonians. All are welcome.

Class of 2015 Re-Commencement

Saturday, September 18, 4:30p.m. - 5p.m. EDT | In front of Old West, Academic Quad – map No. 6


While the class of 2015’s graduation was memorable, perhaps we could try it again—this time with some sunshine! Join members of the class of 2015 for a champagne toast and the chance to walk out the doors and down the steps of Old West.

Red Devils Women’s Soccer vs. Haverford and Post-Game Tailgate

Saturday, September 18, 4:30p.m. - 6:30p.m. EDT | Phyllis Joan Miller Memorial Field, Dickinson Park – map No. 71


Members of the Class of 2020 will be recognized at halftime. Join the women’s soccer team for a postgame tailgate. Open to current players and families, alumnae and friends of the program.

Volleyball Alumnae Game

Saturday, September 18, 4:30p.m. - 6:30p.m. EDT | Kline Athletic Center – Map No. 35


Join alumnae and friends of the Red Devil Volleyball program for their annual alumnae game.

Class of 2015 Reception

Saturday, September 18, 5p.m. - 6p.m. EDT | Historic President’s House – map No. 58


Join members of the Class of 2015 for a light reception to celebrate their fifth reunion.

Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony & Dinner–Invitation Only

Saturday, September 18, 5:30p.m. - 8:30p.m. EDT | Social Hall, Holland Union Building – map No. 16


Join fellow alumni in recognizing the newest inductees to, and honorees of, the Dickinson Athletics Hall of Fame. Open to inductees as well as their families, friends and teammates.

Red Devils Men’s Soccer vs. Haverford

Saturday, September 18, 7p.m. - 9p.m. EDT | Phyllis Joan Miller Memorial Field, Dickinson Park – map No. 71


Members of the Class of 2021 will be recognized at halftime. Join the men’s soccer team for a postgame tailgate. Open to current players and families, alumni and friends of the program. 

Class of 2020 Grad Night Party

Saturday, September 18, 8p.m. - 11p.m. EDT | Weiss Lawn Tent – map No. 55


Join members of the Class of 2020 for food, drinks, music and more!

Coffee Break with Red Devil Swimming

Sunday, September 19, 9a.m. - 10a.m. EDT | Allison Community Room – map No. 34


Grab a quick coffee with the swimming program. Open to all current swimmers and their families.

Class of 2020 Café Brunch (Grads)

Sunday, September 19, 10a.m. - 12p.m. EDT | Dining Hall, Holland Union Building – map No. 16


Join members of the Class of 2020 for a celebratory café brunch.

Class of 2020 Café Brunch (Parents)

Sunday, September 19, 10a.m. - 12p.m. EDT | Dining Hall, Holland Union Building – map No. 16


Join members of the Class of 2020 for a celebratory café brunch.

The 17th Annual Run for Steph

Sunday, September 19, 11a.m. - 2p.m. EDT | Kline Athletic Center – map No. 77


A 5K run or two-mile walk in memory of Stephanie Kreiner ’03, who was killed by a drunk driver in October 2004. Light refreshments will be served in the Kline Center following the race. All proceeds benefit the McAndrews Fund for Athletics.