WESTMONT HOMECOMING WEEKEND SCHEDULE: OCTOBER 26-28

Friday, October 26th:

Student for a Day: 8 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
Be a Westmont student for the day! Most academic classes are open for alumni to attend. A schedule of open classes is available here and will also be at the Welcome Center on the President’s Patio.

Welcome Center Open: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
PRESIDENT’S PATIO at KERRWOOD HALL
All Homecoming attendees should check in at the Welcome Center, pick up a weekend schedule, and take advantage of the information table and complimentary refreshments.

Chapel: Dr. Bob Gundry 10:30-11:20 a.m.
MURCHISON GYM
Join trustees, faculty, staff, students and alumni for worship and hear professor emeritus, Dr. Bob Gundry, speak about the meaning and significance of the Westmont motto, Christus Primatum Tenens.

Lunch in the Dining Commons: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Experience the newly renovated dining commons and meet current students in line for salads, sandwiches, pizza and more. Included in the Warrior Package or can be purchased with cash at the door for $9.50 for adults and $6 for kids ages 2-10.

Adams Center Tour of the Art Studios, Classrooms and Museum: 1 p.m.
MEET AT THE MUSEUM ENTRANCE OF ADAMS CENTER
Experience the new Westmont Museum of Art and Adams Center space. A 30-minute tour will depart from the lobby at 1 p.m. The featured exhibition is called Journeys: Westmont Alumni Artists' Invitational Show. You are also welcome to explore the exhibition at your leisure on Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Winter Hall Tour: 2 p.m.
MEET AT THE ENTRANCE OF WINTER HALL
Experience the new Winter Hall, home to computer science, mathematics, psychology, and physics. The tour will last approximately 30 minutes.

Archives Open in Voskuyl Library: 1-2 p.m.
VOSKUYL LIBRARY ROOM 115
Come and read issues of the Horizon, look at photographs from your time at Westmont, or view photos of the days since Westmont was founded in 1937. The college archivist will be available to assist you in enjoying a trip down memory lane.

"Estate Planning: Taking Steps to Protect Those You Love": 3-4:15 p.m.
VOSKUYL LIBRARY ROOM 216
Review of the basic elements of a good estate plan, including how to create a will or trust, pass benefits to family members, provide financial, guardian and health care directives, and address and understand property ownership methods. Free workbooks provided.

President’s Associates & Wallace Emerson Society Reception: 4:30-6 p.m.
VOSKUYL LIBRARY, MAIN FLOOR
Members of the President's Associates and Wallace Emerson Society are invited to enjoy student artists and musicians and also hear from Provost Mark Sargent.

Class Reunion Dinners: 5:30-10 p.m.
VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Drop off the kids at the Kerr Student Center lounge for a movie night and pizza party during reunion activities. If you have not received details about your specific class activities from your reunion leader, please contact the Alumni Office at alumni@westmont.edu or 805-565-6056.

Westmont Choral Concert: 6 p.m.
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Enjoy stirring music at the Fall Choral Festival featuring outstanding high school choirs and the Westmont College Choir. Free admission.

Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing: 8:30 p.m.
PORTER THEATRE
Support theater alumni and students as they present Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing. $10 Adults /$7 Seniors & Students.

Saturday, October 27th:

Welcome Center Open: 8:30-11:30 a.m. & 12-3 p.m.
PRESIDENT'S PATIO at KERRWOOD HALL (8:30-11:30 a.m.) & WINTER HALL LAWN (12-3 p.m.)
All Homecoming attendees should check-in at the Welcome Center, pick up a weekend schedule, and take advantage of the information table and complimentary beverages.

Warrior Derby 3K Run/Fitness Walk: 9 a.m.
MEET AT THE WESTMONT TRACK
Bring your sneakers and the kids and get your maroon blood pumping for this 3K run/fitness walk through campus! Alumnus, Jacob Goodin, will be at the track with prizes for the top finishers.

Alumni Memorial Service: 9 a.m.
VOSKUYL PRAYER CHAPEL
Join Campus Pastor, Ben Patterson, as we pause to remember the names of alumni who are no longer with us, and celebrate their homecoming in the past year.

Department Alumni Receptions: 10-11 a.m.
VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Gather with alumni and faculty from your major to reconnect, network and tour their facilities.
Math, Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry & Biology Reception in Winter Hall, Physics Wing
Psychology Alumni Reception in Winter Hall, Psychology Wing
Economics & Business Alumni Reception in Deane Chapel
History Alumni Reception on Deane Hall lawn

Warrior Career Connection: WestmontLink 10-10:30 a.m.
ADAMS CENTER 219
Take advantage of this opportunity to network with alumni while on campus for Homecoming and preview our exciting new online resources.

Westmont Connect: 10:30-11 a.m.
ADAMS CENTER 219
Come learn about a new online interactive tool and directory to connect alumni around the world.

Journeys: Westmont Alumni Artists' Invitational Show 10 a.m.-4 p.m..
WESTMONT MUSEUM OF ART, ADAMS CENTER

Winter Hall Tour: 10 a.m.
MEET AT THE ENTRANCE OF WINTER HALL
Experience the new Winter Hall, home to computer science, mathematics, psychology, and physics. The tour will last approximately 30 minutes.

Adams Center Tour of the Art Studios, Classrooms and Museum: 10:30 a.m.
MEET AT THE MUSEUM ENTRANCE OF ADAMS CENTER
Experience the new Westmont Museum of Art and Adams Center space. The tour will last approximately 30 minutes.

Westmont Alumni & Parent Europe Trip Meeting: 10:30 a.m.
ADAMS CENTER, ROOM 217
The Alumni and Parent Relations Office is embarking on a great journey and you are welcome to be a part of it! Join us and President Gayle Beebe and his family as we travel to three great cities in civilization: Athens, Istanbul, and Rome on June 16-29, 2013. Come hear details about this trip!

Mini Classes with Faculty: 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Continue learning at one of these four classes offered by esteemed faculty members:
"The C.S. Lewis Wardrobe" with Dr. Paul Delaney, Professor of English: REYNOLDS HALL
"Does Your Vote Really Matter?" with Dr. Tom Knecht, Prof. of Political Science: WINTER HALL 210
"Saints and Singers" with Dr. Russ Howell, Professor of Mathematics: PRAYER CHAPEL
"Islam: What We Think We Know and What We Need to Know" with Dr. Heather Keaney, Professor of History: ADAMS CENTER 216

Family Picnic & Carnival: Take me Out to the Ballgame: 12-1:30 (Picnic) & -3 pm (Carnival)
WINTER HALL LAWN (PICNIC 12-1:30 p.m.) & UPPER BASEBALL PARKING LOT (CARNIVAL 12-3 p.m.)
Don't miss this picnic lunch with something for everyone. Mingle with classmates while the kids keep busy with carnival games and prizes, a climbing wall, bounce house, balloon artist, photo booth, facepainting and airbrush tattoos, popcorn and sno cones, and more! Included in the Warrior and Junior Warrior Packages or can be purchased with cash at the door.

The Legends Baseball Game: Alumni vs. Alumni 12-1 p.m.
RUSSELL CARR FIELD
Come cheer for alumni at a traditional American ballgame after you grab a hotdog or hamburger from the picnic lunch on Winter Hall lawn.

Westmont Warrior Baseball Team vs. Westmont Alumni: 1-3:30 p.m.
RUSSELL CARR FIELD
Sit with students and fellow alumni and watch the Westmont Baseball team as they take on the winning alumni team.

Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing: 2 p.m.
PORTER THEATRE
Support theater alumni and students as they present Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing. $10 Adults/ $7 Seniors & Students.

Archives Open in Voskuyl Library: 2-3 p.m.
VOSKUYL LIBRARY ROOM 115
Come and read issues of the Horizon, look at photographs from your time at Westmont, or view photos of the days since Westmont was founded in 1937. The college archivist will be available to assist you in enjoying a trip down memory lane.

75th Anniversary Gala: Westmont Celebrating 75 Years! 5:30-9 p.m.
FESS PARKER'S DOUBLETREE RESORT
Participate in Westmont history at the 75th Anniversary Gala celebration. RSVP is required. Childcare will be available on-site for $10 per child. The reception begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Plaza and the dinner and program will start at 6:30 p.m. in a banquet room indoors.

Alumni Dance: 9:30-11 p.m.
FESS PARKER'S DOUBLETREE RESORT
Celebrate the 75 anniversary with fellow alumni at a dance sponsored by the Young Alumni Association. The dance will be held in the Plaza of the DoubleTree following the Gala celebration. Purchase your ticket to the dance here. Alumni dance ticket is included in the Gala registration. All are welcome!

Sunday, October 28th:

Westmont Community Worship Service: 10-11:15 a.m.
PAGE MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM
Celebrate God's faithfulness to Westmont at a worship service with former chaplain, Bart Tarman, preaching and Dave Talbott '64 leading music.

Post Homecoming Weekend: Monday, October 29th:

Golf and Disc Tournament: 12 p.m.
MONTECITO COUNTRY CLUB
Please join alumni and friends of Westmont on Monday afternoon for the 5th Annual William Wiersma Memorial Scholarship Golf and Disc Tourney. Register for the event at: www.willstourney.com. A light lunch will be available at 12 p.m. and golf begins at 1 p.m. If you can’t make time to play stick or disc golf, plan to join us for the post event fun and hors d'oeuvres at 6 p.m. Proceeds will go toward the scholarship. Please register by October 8th.

Hotels with Homecoming Weekend Discount:

Motel 6 Carpinteria South: Make your reservations by September 26
$69.99-$85.99/night, (800) 466-8356, Group Number: M135300664

Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn: Make your reservations by September 26
$89/night, (805) 684-0473

Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn: Make your reservations by September 26
$206/night, (800) 338-0030

Fess Parker's DoubleTree Resort: Make your reservations by October 5
$239/night, (805) 884-8511

*Be sure to mention "Westmont Homecoming" when making your reservation. Additional hotels offering Westmont discounts can be found here: http://www.westmont.edu/alumni/santa-barbara-lodging.html

General Information:

ATHLETIC FACILITIES:
Fitness Center
The fitness center on campus will be open for alumni to use on Friday from 6-8 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., and 2-5:30 p.m. On Saturday, alumni may use the fitness center from 3-5:30 p.m.

Abbott Tennis Courts
Campus courts are open from dawn to dusk for alumni use.

Swimming Pool
The pool will be open for lap swim only from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3-5:30 p.m. on Friday and 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. on Saturday. Open swim hours are on Saturday and Sunday, from 2-5 p.m.

DINING COMMONS
Alumni are welcome to eat meals in the Dining Commons. Prices are $8 for breakfast, $9.50 for lunch, and $11 for dinner. Please pay at the door. Hours: Friday & Saturday 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Sunday 7 a.m.-8 p.m.

COLLEGE STORE
The bookstore honors alumni with a 10% discount on most purchases! Hours: Friday 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Saturday 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

CAMPUS SECURITY
The campus Security Office is available 24 hours to assist you. Dial (805) 565-6222.

LOST AND FOUND
Found items will be held at the switchboard in Kerrwood Hall, which can be reached by dialing (805) 565-6000.

 

*Contact Us
Homecoming and Reunion questions can be answered at alumni@westmont.edu or 805-565-6056.