Additional events and details will be added in summer 2023.
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