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Homecoming Events

2017 Schedule

All details are subject to change.

Pep Rally
Sept. 28 at 9 p.m.
More details available soon

Wellness and Recreation Center Blessing and Dedication Ceremony
Sept. 29 at 5:30 p.m.
Inside the new facility
All alumni, students, and neighbors welcome to attend.

Alumni Get-Together
Sept. 29 from 7 p.m.-Midnight
Circle Tap, 1345 W Locust Street
Meet friends and enjoy complimentary appetizers and beer.

22nd Annual Killer Bee
Sept. 30, 8 a.m. for 5K and 9 a.m. for Bumble Rumble
St. Ambrose campus
Hit the road with fellow bees in this fun race around campus and the surrounding area.
Get more information or Register now

Campus Tours
Sept. 30, 9, 9:30, 10 a.m.
Meet outside the Rogalski Center (east entrance)
Student-led campus walking tours lasting approximately 1 hour.  Will include the interior of the new Wellness & Recreation Center.

SAU Archives Open House
Sept. 30 from 10 a.m.–noon
St. Ambrose Library, first floor
Visit years gone by through photos, yearbooks and memorabilia. Light refreshments provided.

Taste of Ambrose
Sept. 30 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
St. Ambrose campus, in front of Rogalski Center
Purchase a variety of foods prepared by SAU clubs and organizations.  Make sure to stop by the Alumni Hospitality Tent.

Fighting Bees Football
Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. (pre-game show starts at 12:40 p.m.)
Brady Street Stadium
Enjoy the amazing pre-game show featuring the band, cheerleaders, and dance team!  Then cheer the Fighting Bees on to victory.
Tickets available for purchase at the stadium.

Class and Affinity Reunions
Occurring throughout the weekend
Click here to see a full list of reunions planned for the weekend, along with the related details.
The Alumni Office is excited to welcome back:

Homecoming Mass
Oct. 1 at 10:30 a.m.
Christ the King Chapel
Celebrate Mass on campus along side students, alumni, and the campus community.  Alumni from many years will help celebrate the Mass.

McMullen Legacy Circle Brunch (formerly the Heritage Day Brunch)
Oct. 1 from 11:45 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
The Outing Club
By special invitation only. A brunch for Heritage Roll of Honor, those who have made provisions for St. Ambrose in their estate plan.  Class of 1967 members are invited as special guests.

And Don't Forget
Campus is a busy place with a lot of activity.  Check out the university calendar of events to see what other activities you can check out during Homecoming Weekend!

Other questions?  Contact the Alumni Office at 563/333-6290 at

Whats Next

Get some new SAU gear while you're here.  The bookstore will be open until 7 p.m. on Friday and on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 2p.m. and again from 5-7 p.m.  Alumni who stop in will get a 10% discount on these days.  You can find them on the lower level of the Rogalski Center (and they are always open online).