WESTMONT HOMECOMING/REUNION WEEKEND SCHEDULE: OCTOBER 14-15, 2011

Friday, October 14th:

Back to School Series: 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 class schedule will be available at the Welcome Center on the President’s Patio of Kerrwood Hall.

Welcome Center Open: 8 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 beverages.

Voskuyl Library Tour: 9 a.m.
MEET AT CIRCULATION DESK
You are invited to experience the newly renovated Roger John Voskuyl Library and Learning Commons. The tour will last approximately 30 minutes.

Westmont Museum of Art: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. : Eric & Heather ChanSchatz: Universal Platform
WESTMONT MUSEUM OF ART, ADAMS CENTER
The four projects in "Universal Platform" define ten years of events from Sept. 11, 2001 to Sept. 11, 2011 and include artworks based on ChanSchatz's interaction with artists, students and the people of Cairo; American soldiers and military personnel based in Iraq; the global youth generation known as Millennials; and stateless individuals rescued from human trafficking in Thailand.

Chapel: 10:30-11:20 a.m. : Margot Starbuck ‘91
MURCHISON GYM
Join faculty, staff, students and fellow alumni for worship and hear from alumna and author, Margot Starbuck ‘91, on "Searching for the Face That Does Not Fail."

Lunch in the Dining Commons: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Join 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 for adults and $5.50 for kids ages 2-12.

Arts Tour: Studios, Classrooms and the 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. You are also welcome to explore the exhibition at your leisure.

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.

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.

Back to School Series: “Does Your Will Express Your Will?”: 2 p.m.
MONTECITO ROOM, VOSKUYL LIBRARY
Learn how to leave a legacy through gift, retirement and estate planning. Make sure you leave the right types of assets to heirs while avoiding some hidden tax traps.

“Alumni Children and the Admission Process”: 2 p.m.
FOUNDERS ROOM, DINING COMMONS
This workshop is designed to familiarize parents and their college-bound children, in grades 9 through 11, with the college admission process, and will also include a campus tour.

Back to School Series: Academic Reunions: 3:15 p.m.
Gather with alumni and faculty from your major to reconnect, network and tour their facilities:
Psychology will host their alumni reception in Winter Hall Psychology Lobby
Chemisty/Biology/Physics/Math/Computer Science will take place in Winter Hall Lobby
Music will have their reception/recital in the Music Building (former Reynolds Gallery)
Economics & Business reception will be held in Hieronymus Lounge

Back to School Series: "Telling Your Story": 3:15 p.m.
WINTER HALL 210
Authors Margot Starbuck '91, Kristin Ritzau '04, Professor Paul Willis and Professor Greg Spencer will share their own tips for generating creativity, along with their experience in the publishing world.

President’s Associates & Wallace Emerson Society Reception: 4-5:30 p.m.
VOSKUYL LIBRARY
President and Mrs. Beebe will be greeting guests and Debra Quast, director of the library & information services, will be the featured speaker at this special reception for those who support the college with gifts of $1,000 or more each fiscal year to the Westmont Annual Fund and those who contribute to Westmont’s future through planned gifts or provisions in their wills or estate plans.

Warrior Career Connection: Networking, Mentoring and You: 4:30-5:30 p.m.
FOUNDERS ROOM, DINING COMMONS
One of the greatest benefits of your Westmont degree is your network of fellow alumni. Join us to learn about new on- and off-campus programs that increase alumni and student opportunities to network, and hear from alumni panelists about networking success stories. Alumni and spouses are welcome.

Welcome Back Barbecue Dinner: 5:30 p.m.
WINTER HALL LAWN
Don’t miss this picnic dinner with something for everyone. Mingle with classmates and enjoy live music from student musicians while the kids keep busy with a bounce house and balloons. Included in the Warrior Package or can be purchased with cash at the door ($25 for adults and $15 for kids ages 2-12).

Back to School Series: Academic Reunions: 7 p.m.
Faculty from your major department invite you to a dessert reception:
Communication Studies will meet at the home of Professor Greg & Janet Spencer: 1111 Westmont Rd
Education majors will gather in Founders Room at 7:00 p.m. to honor two alums, Casey Roberts '80 and Krista Beard '94, for demonstrating Excellence in Education. 

Observatory Viewing: 7-9 p.m.
OBSERVATORY
Spend the evening under the stars at Westmont's new observatory. Fun for the whole family!

Saturday, October 15th:

Welcome Center Open: 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
IN FRONT OF VOSKUYL LIBRARY
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 3000-Meter Walk/Run: 9 a.m.
MEET AT THE TRACK
Bring your sneakers and the kids and get your maroon blood pumping for this 3000-meter run/fitness walk through campus! Coach Smelley 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.

Camp Westmont: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
KERR STUDENT CENTER (ABOVE THE D.C.)
Bouncy toys, a pizza lunch and a movie are included in the Jr. Warrior package or open for cash at the door, $20 per child ages 3-12.

Alumni Reunion Brunch: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
MAGNOLIA LAWN
This is an adult-only all-class reunion gathering for reconnecting and reminiscing with your classmates and their guests. Hear from President Beebe as we honor the Rev. Dr. Norm Nelson '61 as Alumnus of the Year, Teresa Goines '97 for the Global Service Award, and Josh Daneshforooz '08 as the Young Alumnus of the Year. Brunch is included in the Warrior Passport or can be purchased at the door for $25/adults.

Westmont Museum of Art: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. : Eric & Heather ChanSchatz: Universal Platform
WESTMONT MUSEUM OF ART, ADAMS CENTER

Lunch in the Dining Commons: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
The D.C. lunch can be purchased at the door with cash, $9 for adults and $5.50 for kids ages 2-12.

Warrior Career Connection: WestmontLink: 12-1 p.m.
WINTER HALL 210
Take advantage of this opportunity to network with alumni while on campus for Homecoming and preview our exciting new online resources.

Women’s Soccer: 12-2 p.m.
THORINGTON FIELD
Sit with classmates and root for the Warriors as they play San Diego Christian!

Voskuyl Library Tour: 12:30 p.m., 1 p.m.
MEET AT CIRCULATION DESK
You are invited to experience the newly renovated Roger John Voskuyl Library and Learning Commons. The tours will last approximately 30 minutes.

Arts Tour: Studios, Classrooms and the Museum: 12:30 p.m. & 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. You are also welcome to explore the exhibition at your leisure.

Winter Hall Tour: 12:30 p.m., 1 p.m.
MEET AT WINTER HALL ENTRANCE
Experience the new Winter Hall, home to computer science, mathematics, psychology, and physics. The tours will last approximately 30 minutes.

Young Alumni Tailgate: 1 p.m.-2 p.m.
OBSERVATORY DECK, ABOVE THORINGTON FIELD
Join fellow young alumni (less than 10-years out) for free food and beverages at this family-friendly tailgate reception while you root for the Warriors!

Men’s Soccer vs. San Diego Christian: 2:30-4:30 p.m.
THORINGTON FIELD
Sit with classmates and cheer the Warriors on to victory! Free.

President's Reunion Reception: 4-5:30 p.m.
PRESIDENT'S HOME: 985 LA PAZ ROAD
President and Mrs. Beebe welcome you to their home for a pre-reunion reception gathering (free of charge, if paid for Warrior Passport, Friday Bbq or Saturday Brunch, otherwise cost is $15 per adult at the shuttle stop). Childcare is provided upstairs in Kerr Student Center from 3:45-5:45 p.m. (donations accepted). Shuttles will depart from the front steps of Kerrwood Hall every 15-minutes. If you are not in a reunion year, feel free to take the shuttle there anytime. If you are in a reunion year, please arrive according to the following schedule:

Class of 1956 4:20 p.m.
Class of 1966 4:40 p.m.
Class of 1971 4:00 p.m.
Class of 1976 4:40 p.m.
Class of 1981 4:00 p.m.
Class of 1986 5:00 p.m.
Class of 1991 4:40 p.m.
Class of 1996 4:00 p.m.
Class of 2001 4:20 p.m.
Class of 2006 5:00 p.m.

Volleyball vs. San Diego Christian: 5 p.m.
MURCHISON GYM

Class Reunion Dinners: 6-10 p.m.
VARIOUS LOCATIONS
You should have already received details about specific class activities. If you have not yet heard from your reunion leader, please contact the Alumni Office at alumni@westmont.edu or 805-565-6056.

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

General Information:

ATHLETIC FACILITIES
Abbott Tennis Courts

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

Swimming Pool
The pool will be open for lap swim ony from 3-5:30 p.m. on Friday. Family 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 $7.50 for breakfast, $9 for lunch, and $10.50 for dinner. Please pay at the door. Hours: Friday 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

COLLEGE STORE
The bookstore honors alumni with a 10% discount on most purchases! Hours: Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday 9:30 a.m.-3:30 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 heled at the switchboard in Kerrwood Hall, which can be reached by dialing (805) 565-6000.