The University of St. Thomas

Homecoming Schedule 2014

This year’s Homecoming-Reunion Celebration will be held Oct. 11. All alumni, both undergraduate and graduate and from all academic disciplines, are invited to come back to campus for the largest campus event of the fall semester.

Check out the schedule below:

Thursday, Oct. 9

Tommie Connections: Twin Cities, MN
Poor Richard's Commonhouse, 8301 Normandale Blvd., Bloomington, MN
Meet fellow alumni and friends; share thoughts, ideas and contacts; or simply have fun with your fellow alumni while receiving information that will help enhance your professional development. Register online.

Friday, Oct. 10

Class of 1964 Friday-Night Social
6-8 p.m.
DeGidio’s Restaurant & Bar, 425 W. 7th St., St. Paul, MN
Join 1964 classmates for a Friday-night social at this classic St. Paul restaurant. Registration required.

Saturday, Oct. 11

Wellness 5K Walk/Run
9 a.m.
Start your Homecoming Saturday with the Wellness 5K Run/Walk. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. and day-of registrations are available that morning.

Eggs and Kegs - Classes of 1974 and 1984
9-11 a.m.
Binz Refectory, south campus
Reminisce with classmates at a breakfast social in the Binz. Cash bar available. Registration required for both members of the Class of 1974 and the Class of 1984.

Purple Pancakes on the Plaza
9:30 a.m.
John P. Monahan Plaza
Join Tommie on the Plaza for the most important meal of day and Tommie’s favorite breakfast treat purple pancakes.


10:30 a.m.
Summit Avenue between Snelling and Cretin avenues

Join us along Summit Avenue for the annual Homecoming Parade. This annual tradition features student groups, UST alumni, faculty and staff, local businesses and community groups and Tommie. Check here for more information and guidelines.

Purple on the Plaza (Rain or Shine)
11 a.m.-1:10 p.m.
Lower Quad and John P. Monahan Plaza (Rain site: Field House)
Put on your purple and show your Tommie Pride at Purple on the Plaza. Join us before the homecoming football game for game-day food, hospitality, music and fun. Undergraduate students can pick up their FREE meal voucher at the Homecoming Committee Table. Join Tommie Mascot, the UST Cheer and Dance Teams and the pep band as we prepare to cheer on our Tommies. Bring your friends, your appetite and your Tommie spirit as we prepare for the big game at Purple on the Plaza. More information.

Football Game - St. Thomas vs. Augsburg
1:10 p.m.
Palmer Field at O'Shaughnessy Stadium

Young Alumni Social Gathering
Following the football game.
Plum's Neighborhood Grill and Bar
Join your fellow young alumni and enjoy food-and-drink specials after the football game.

Reunion Reception with President Julie Sullivan
4:30-6:30 p.m.
Members of the undergraduate classes of 1964, 1974, 1984, 1994 and 2004 are invited to a reception with President Julie Sullivan to celebrate. Registration required.

Class of 1964 Dessert Social
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Rogge-Leyden Room, Anderson Student Center
Anderson Student Center Following the reception with President Sullivan, please join your classmates for dessert. Registration required.

Class of 1994 Saturday Night Social

7 p.m.
O’Gara’s Bar & Grill, 164 N. Snelling Ave., St. Paul
When the on-campus festivities end, join the class of 1994 at this informal gathering. All are welcome. Cash bar.

Class of 2004 Saturday-Night Social
7-9 p.m.
Tiffany Sports Lounge, 2051 Ford Pkwy., St. Paul
When the on-campus festivities end, join the class of 2004 at this informal gathering. All are welcome. Cash bar.

Sunday, Oct. 12

11 a.m.
Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas
Join the UST community for Sunday Mass.