Mark your calendars for Homecoming 2016, September 30 - October 2.
Friday, September 30 | 10:15-11 a.m.
Benson Great Hall
Worship with the Bethel community as we hear from Bethel University 2016 Alumnus of the Year Chad Schwitters ’95, executive director of the Minneapolis nonprofit Urban Homeworks.
Free Family Movie Night - "Finding Dory"
Friday, September 30 | Doors open 6 p.m., Movie at 6:30 p.m.
Benson Great Hall
Note: this movie is rated PG. Check out the online review from Focus on the Family's “Plugged In”.
Bethel Seminary Homecoming Events
Saturday, October 1 | 8:30-11 a.m.
Bethel Seminary St. Paul Campus
Join Bethel Seminary alumni, students, staff, faculty and friends for Bethel Seminary Homecoming events, including the Taste of Bethel Seminary breakfast and Bethel Seminary Celebration featuring 2016 Bethel Seminary Alumnus of the Year Nick Hall ’11.
Department Open Houses
Saturday, October 1 | 10-11 a.m.
Various locations on campus
A number of Bethel’s undergrad academic departments will host open house events on Saturday morning. Stop by to reconnect with faculty and other alumni and learn what’s new in your department!
Alumni Tailgate Picnic
Saturday, October 1 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Gather with the Bethel community for an alumni tailgate picnic at Royal Stadium before the big football game against Saint John’s! Registration includes a ticket for lunch and a ticket for the football game.
Many Homecoming events do not require tickets, or tickets can be purchased at the door. However, several events - including the Taste of Bethel Seminary, Alumni Tailgate Picnic, and class reunions do require pre-registration. The registration deadline is Thursday, September 22, so register today!
Contact the Office of Alumni and Family Relations and let us know how we can help you. Wondering what other resources Bethel has for alumni? Check out the Alumni site or join the Alumni Facebook page.
Don’t miss out on any of the fun! Update your info to make sure you get all the details on Homecoming 2016 events and reunions.
The undergrad classes of 1966, '76, '86, '96, '06, and '11 and the Bethel Seminary Class of 1966 will celebrate a reunion this year. We'll also hold a Platinum Alumni Breakfast for the undergrad classes of 1941, '46, '51, '56, and '61. Find out what's being planned for class reunions.
Wondering where to stay during Homecoming weekend? Bethel has secured discounted rates for campus guests at several area hotels. View a list of hotels and request their "Bethel rate."