Homecoming Schedule

Wednesday, November 6

Distinguished Alumni Concert 

7:00 p.m. • Administration Auditorium 

Join the Music Department as they highlight music from distinguished alumni. 

Alumni Authors 

University Center Bookstore, 2nd Floor 

Join the Xavier University Alumni Relations Office as we celebrate books written by Xavierites. (Books may be purchased throughout the weekend). 

Legacy Information Session 

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Convocation Center Annex, 2nd floor 

Xavier alumni are invited to register their high school child/relative for a fun filled information session for prospective legacy students. To register call (504) 520-7388. (Hosted by the Admissions Office). 

The Dr. Rudy Lombard ’61 Symposium on Civil Rights 

11:30 a.m. • Administration Auditorium 

Join us for a conversation on how Xavierites are living the mission of St. Katharine Drexel through social justice and exploring 21st century approaches to activism. A lite lunch will be served.

Thursday, November 7

Homecoming Registration 

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. • University Center, 1st Floor 

Pick up your Homecoming pre-purchased package tickets and t-shirts. 

Scholarship Donor Luncheon (Invitation Only) 

12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. 

The scholarship luncheon brings together Xavier Annual and Endowed Donor named scholarship donors and recipients to enjoy lunch together. For recipients, the luncheon is a unique opportunity to thank their donors in person. For donors, the luncheon is a great opportunity for them to learn how their generosity has directly benefited students. 

Student/Alumni Speed Networking 

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. • Administration Auditorium 

Jazz Ensemble Concert 

7:00 p.m. • Administration Auditorium 

Enjoy an evening of jazz courtesy of Xavier’s student ensemble conducted by Dr. Tim Turner. 

Friday, November 8

Homecoming Registration 

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. • University Center - Hospitality Suite, 1st floor 

Pick up your Homecoming pre-purchased package tickets and t-shirts. Visit the National Alumni Association Hospitality Room 

Board of Governors Meeting 

8:45 a.m. • Library, 6th Floor

Breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. 

All alumni are invited to attend. 

Legacy Information Session 

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. • Convocation Center Annex, 2nd floor 

Xavier alumni are invited to register their high school child/relative for a fun filled information session for prospective legacy students. To register call (504) 520-7388. (Hosted by the Admissions Office). 

The Dr. Rudy Lombard ’61 Symposium on Civil Rights 

11:30 a.m. • Administration Auditorium 

Join us for a conversation on how Xavierites are living the mission of St. Katharine Drexel through social justice and exploring 21st century approaches to activism. A lite lunch will be served. 

Celebration on the Yard 

12:30 p.m. • University Center Lawn 

Remember Fridays on the yard? Come and be a part of this great event that includes an alumni Greek organization patio show. There will be a DJ and food. 

A Golden Celebration 

12:30 p.m. • University Center, Rm 205C 

Doo Wop and Motown Music more your speed? Join your classmates from those eras to reconnect, reminisce, and remember your Xavier experiences. A DJ and Refreshments will be provided. 

Pharmacy Continuing Education and Reception

Registration: 1:30 p.m. Program begins at 2:00 p.m.  • Click here for more information  

Campus Tours (near Campus Post Office) 

2:00 p.m. • Departs from the University Center Lobby 

Join the Pre-Alumni Council as they give you a grand tour of your beloved alma mater. You’ll be amazed at how far we’ve come. 

College of Pharmacy Continuing Education Seminar and Reception 

2:00 p.m. • Qatar Pharmacy Pavilion 

College of Pharmacy alumni are invited to attend a continuing education seminar and special reception in the Qatar Pharmacy Pavilion. For more information please call the College of Pharmacy at (504) 520-7500. 

Class Reunion Reception and Class Photos 

5:30 p.m. • University Center, 2nd floor 

Join your classmates for a reception and class group photo session. 

Class Reunion Photo schedule is as follows:

Class of 1944 = 5:45 pm

Class of 1949 = 5:45 pm

Class of 1954 = 5:50 pm

Class of 1959 = 5:50 pm

Class of 1964 = 5:55 pm

Class of 1969 = 6:00 pm

Class of 1974 = 6:05 pm

Class of 1979 = 6:05 pm

Class of 1984 = 6:10 pm

Class of 1989 = 6:10 pm

Class of 1994 = 6:15 pm

Class of 1999 = 6:15 pm

Class of 2004 = 6:25pm

Class of 2009 = 6:30pm

Class of 2014 = 6:30 pm


Homecoming Banquet and Silent Auction 

7:00 p.m. • University Center - McCaffrey Ballroom, 3rd floor 

Come enjoy an evening of splendor with fellow alumni and friends at the annual Homecoming Banquet and Silent Auction in our own XU Ballroom. You will not want to miss this grand event! 

* Please Note: The Banquet is open seating. Only purchased tables of 10 will be reserved. Tickets must be purchased in advance by the October 25th deadline! Seating is limited. To purchase tickets contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (504) 520-7575 or order online at www.xula.edu. Cocktails (Cash Bar) @ 6:30 p.m. • Dinner @ 7:00 p.m. ATTIRE: COCKTAIL OR DRESSY. 

Forever Gold Alumni After Party 

11:00 p.m. • Masquerade Night Club at Harrah’s Casino (8 Canal Street, New Orleans) 

All alumni and friends are invited to enjoy a night of dancing and fun. 

Saturday, November 9

Alumni Golf Challenge 

7:00 a.m. • Joseph M. Bartholomew, Sr. Municipal 

Golf Course • 6514 Congress Dr, New Orleans, LA 70126 

Join the National Alumni Association for a morning of food, fun and golf! Registration and breakfast begins at 7:00 a.m. Shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. 

Leadership Breakfast (Invitation only) 

10:00 a.m. • Nissan Room, 6th floor Library 

Join President Reynold Verret at a private breakfast for Xavier alumni and friends who have given at the leadership level of $5,000 or more during the 2018 calendar year. (invitation only) 

Homecoming Registration 

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. • University Center, 1st floor 

Pick up your Homecoming pre-purchased package tickets and t-shirts. 

Campus Tours (near Campus Post Office) 

9:30 a.m. • Departs from the University Center Lobby 

Join the Pre-Alumni Council as they give you a grand tour of your beloved alma mater. You’ll be amazed at how far we’ve come. 

Homecoming Parade 

10:00 a.m.

Join Miss Xavier and her court for a renewed XU tradition. Parade routes will be available at registration. 

Tailgate BBQ 

11:00 a.m. • Convocation Center Parking Lot 

Catch up with classmates and friends before the game (Tents are available for rental). Alumni may choose the VIP experience. 

VIP Tailgate 

11:00 a.m. • Convocation Center Parking Lot 

An upscale tailgating experience that includes a private tent, extended menu selection and open bar. 

Gold Rush Basketball Game 

1:00 p.m. • Convocation Center 

Come out and cheer the Xavier University Gold Rush on to victory at the annual homecoming basketball game. A Volleyball game will immediately follow. 

Encore: One last Homecoming 2019 Party 

10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. • The Metropolitan (310 Andrew Higgins Blvd, New Orleans)

Join fellow classmates and friends for one last Homecoming 2019 toast and dance. 

Sunday, November 10

Alumni Mass 

9:30 a.m. • St. Katharine Drexel Chapel 

As we close out Homecoming 2019 let us give thanks and praise. 

Continental Breakfast 

10:30 a.m. • Qatar Pharmacy Atrium 

The Queen’s Brunch 

11:00 a.m. 

The current Miss Xavier, Miss. Hailey Armstrong, invites all past queens to attend this royal brunch. For more information about this event please call 504) 520-7360. 

SGA President’s Brunch 

11:00 a.m. 

The current SGA President, Mr. Myles Bartholomew, invites all past SGA Presidents and class officers to attend this brunch. For more information about this event please call (504) 520-7360. 

Class Reunion Brunch 

11:00 a.m. • (various campus locations) 

Conclude the weekend with your classmates at Sunday Brunch. Contact your class agents for information. (additional costs may apply). 


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