Homecoming 2015

Homecoming 2016 Schedule of Events

Monday, September 19

Swag Swap


It's time to swap some swag! Do you want this year's very limited edition homecoming shirt? Then come to the quad at noon with a high school or college shirt to trade with us! Limited to the first 100 people, and one shirt per person. All shirts donated will be given to charity.

Tuesday, September 20



It's Bingo time…. Sabre style! Why yes, this bingo is themed and it is all about Marian! Come win prizes that will showcase that Sabre Spirit!

Wednesday, September 21

Homecoming Karaoke
Common Grounds

Sabre Hour just got a whole lot more musical! Join MAC in the Common Grounds for an hour of karaoke fun!

Women's Volleyball vs. MSOE
7:00 p.m.
Sadoff Gymnasium

Come cheer Women's Volleyball on to victory and they go head to head against the Milwaukee School of Engineering Raiders! Take the opportunity to serve at half time to win prizes! 

Thursday, September 22

Lip Sync Battle
8:00 p.m.

Hey Students, we are going to battle it out for the winner of this year's Lip Sync Battle! Do you think you have what it takes? Sign up in A110 and show us why you will be this year's winner! Don't want to get involved on the battleground? Come support your friends and fellow Sabres as they go for the win!

Friday, September 23

The President's Inauguration Reception and Homecoming Block Party
7:30 - 10:30 p.m.
Naber Greenspace

We have a lot to celebrate this weekend! Join President Andrew Manion as we celebrate his inauguration as the 16 th  President of Marian University that weekend along with Marian's Homecoming and Marian's 80 th ' Birthday! We're going to kick the weekend off right as we light up the sky with a bonfire, music, and food!

Saturday, September 24

Sabre Run/Walk Registration
8:30 a.m.
Common Grounds

Sabre Run/Walk
9:00 a.m.
Sadoff Gymnasium

The Sabre Run returns to start off the Saturday morning of Homecoming! This 5K Run/Walk and 1/3 Mile Run will start from Sadoff Gymnasium. Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female participants in each event. The 5K Run/Walk with a shirt is $20. There is a $2 discount for Marian Students with University ID. Cost for the 1/3 Mile Kids run is $7 with a shirt.

Register here

Women's Soccer vs. Aurora University
Smith Fields

Come cheer the Women's Soccer team as they take on the Aurora University Spartans!

Homecoming Fun Zone
12:30 p.m.
Smith Fields

What is homecoming without a tailgate? Join us for food, fun, and merriment! Activities include:

  • The Alumni Tailgate
  • Home Run Derby with women's, men's, and children's divisions. Located at the softball field.
  • Inflatables Kapow and Bubble Soccer
  • Caricature Artist
  • Balloon Artist
  • And more!          

Men's Soccer vs. Aurora University
2:30 p.m.
Smith Fields

The Men's Soccer team will go head-to-head with the Aurora University Spartans! At half-time, the Hall of Fame Inductees will also be announced!          

President Manion's Inauguration
3:00 p.m. - Investiture (Sadoff Gymnasium)
4:30 p.m. - Reception (Hornung Student Center)

The Marian University Board of Trustees and the University Community are please to announce the Inauguration of Andrew P. Manion, Ph.D. as the Sixteenth President of Marian University.
Click here for more information and to register for the event. 

Outdoor Movie: Finding Dory
9:00 p.m.
(Rain site: Stayer Auditorium)  

Grab your blankets and head out to the lawn to watch the Homecoming Outdoor Movie: Finding Dory! Accompanied by Nemo and Marlin, forgetful fish Dory begins a journey to find her family and they meet some colorful characters along the way.

The Homecoming events are sponsored by the Office of the President, Athletics, Office of Alumni & Parent Relations, Office of Student Life, Student Senate, and Marian Activities Committee.
We look forward to seeing you!

For more information, please contact Alumni & Parent Relations, 920.923.8937 or alumni@marianuniversity.edu 
For hotel information, please click here


Fun Fact

Marian University’s official colors are blue and white (Source: Student Handbook, 2013-2014).

Campus Info

Marian University
45 S. National Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4699


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