Friday, September 29, 2017  

Homecoming 2017

Mountaineers Through the Years

Friday, September 29

10:00am – 12:00pm: Alumni Visitation – Stop by the Alumni Center now located in the Aspinall-Wilson Center. Check out old yearbooks, chat with friends, and make sure your alumni contact info is up-to-date. We’ll have coffee and cookies…
• 10:00am: Golf Outing at Dos Rios Golf Course.
• 6:00pm: Homecoming Parade on Main Street. Alumni groups are encouraged to put together their own float for the parade. Let’s show the students how it’s done! If you would like to participate in the parade with your group, please sign up at
• 7:00pm: Homecoming Kick-Off Celebration and the traditional lighting of the “W”. We’ll have the lighting of the “W” at 8:30 pm and lots of good cheer. This year located at the BORICK Business Building!
• 9:00pm: Homecoming Bonfire – Mountaineer Bowl Parking lot

Saturday, September 30

• 10:00am: Campus Tour– Meet at the University Center main desk. So many changes over the past decade…Check out Western’s “new” campus.
• 11:00am: Rugby Game – Whipp Rugby Field
An annual Homecoming highlight…Come watch the alumni ruggers take on the current student team.
• 11:00am: 4th Annual Men's Basketball Gathering – Blackstock Bistro
• 11:30am – 1:00pm: Tailgate – Parking lot across from Mountaineer Bowl - $5 for food, music, beer garden and lots of fun. The tailgate party is sponsored by Mountaineer Athletics, Alumni Relations and the Western State Foundation.
• 1:00pm: Football Game – Mountaineer Bowl
Western vs. Dixie State
• 4:00pm: Campus Tour – Meet at the University Center main desk – Last chance!
• 5:00 - 7:00pm: Ice Lab Social
• 6:00pm: I Bar Concert and Dinner - Benefit concert for the WSCU Cross Country and Track & Field Program. Full bar and food available for purchase. Click here to purchase tickets online.

Special Events
• 30th Anniversary Thornton Research Program Biology Alumni Reunion
• 1997 RMAC Championship Football Reunion -
• 30 Year Rugby Reuion
• Class of 1967 50-year Reunion

Gunnison, CO 81231

Additional Information
Contact Info:
Online purchasing options are no longer available. Purchases must be made on site at the tailgate and/or football game. For questions contact Meagan Brown at 970-943-3464

Contact Information:
Director: Taylre Derby 970.943.2029
Address: Alumni Relations, Aspinall-Wilson Center, 909 E Escalante Dr, Gunnison, CO 81230
General Email: