Homecoming 2023

Homecoming 2023 save the date - Sept. 22 to 24

Additional events and details will be added in summer 2023.

Schedule

Friday, September 23, 2022

10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Hosting Center open, Hesston Mennonite Church (HMC) lobby
Let us know that you are here, pick up your Homecoming packet, receive discount coupons, name tag and additional details.
11 to 11:30 a.m. – Formation (formerly Chapel), HMC Sanctuary
11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. – Lunch, Bontrager Student Center Dining Hall
Enjoy lunch with faculty, staff and students in the dining hall.
Noon to 1:30 p.m. – Golden Gables Lunch and Program, HMC Community Center
4:30 to 5:30 p.m. – Explore campus activities
Visit the Bookstore (don’t forget your coupon) and get your Hesston gear. Stroll our Global Pathways seeing the countries represented on campus. Take a campus tour led by a current student or enjoy a self-guided tour of Dyck Arboretum and the native prairie plants that fill the landscape (177 W Hickory St). Or simply join other alumni to fellowship in the Larks Nest.
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. – Dinner, Bontrager Student Center Dining Hall
Enjoy dinner with faculty, staff and students in the dining hall.

Saturday, September 24, 2022

8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Hosting Center open, HMC lobby
8:30 to 9 a.m. – Cinnamon rolls, coffee and fellowship, HMC Community Center
Enjoy breakfast and fellowship before all the Homecoming activities begin.
10 to 11 a.m. – Affinity reunions (come and go)
11 a.m. – Manickam Mosey, lawn in front of Bontrager Student Center
This classic Hesston race tradition continues with this two mile run/walk through Hesston College campus and Dyck Arboretum. Preregister at hesston.edu/2mile. Registration will also be available on race day.
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Lunch, Bontrager Student Center Dining Hall
Enjoy a meal with faculty, staff and students in the dining hall.
Noon to 1:30 p.m. – Partner Celebration and Lunch, HMC Sanctuary
2 to 5 p.m. – Class reunions, various campus locations
For current information on your reunion visit hesston.edu/homecoming/class-reunions
2 to 5 p.m. – Explore campus activities, locations across campus
If you aren’t involved in a class reunion or your reunion ends early, explore campus. Visit the Bookstore and get your Hesston gear. Stroll our Global Pathway, seeing the countries represented on campus. Take a campus tour led by a current students or a self-guided tour of Dyck Arboretum (177 W Hickory St). Or relax in the Larks Nest.
5 to 7 p.m. – Homecoming Family Festival, north of Sieber Field
Come out for a food truck dinner. Kids can enjoy bouncy houses, activities and Lark soccer.
5 p.m. – Women’s Soccer and 7:30 p.m. – Men’s Soccer, Sieber Field

Sunday, September 25, 2022

10:30 a.m. – Homecoming Worship Service, HMC Sanctuary