JOIN US FOR HOMECOMING 2018, SEPTEMBER 16-22!
Sunday, September 16
2 - 4 pm | 'Color the Campus' Window Painting Party Student Center Lobby
Monday, September 17 & Tuesday, September 18
11 am - 1 pm | Stop by the Student Center to vote for your favorite window! Free cider and donuts!
Wednesday, September 19
6 pm, | Banana Splittin' Competition
Thursday, September 20
9 pm | Powder Puff Football Game
Jack Miller Stadium
Friday, September 21
HOMECOMING SATURDAY - SEPTEMBER 22
5K Fun Run
8:30 a.m.-Check-in begins in front of the Rec Center
9:30 a.m. Walkers
10 a.m. Runners
Start off the day with a 5K Fun Run! The first 100 registrants receive a free giveaway. Prizes will be awarded to the first male and female to finish the race and all who participate will be entered into a raffle for a prize pack. Official results will not be recorded. Please, no pets. The Rec Center will be open at 9 a.m. to change and shower before and after the race. To register, visit www.ashland.edu/rec-5k. For questions, call the Rec Services Office at 419.289.5440. *In lieu of an entrance fee, please bring a canned good to benefit the Ashland County Food Bank.
Recreation Center Open to Families
9 a.m.–10 p.m.
Pool: Noon–9 p.m.
Climbing Wall: 3-8 p.m.
10 - 10:15 a.m. | Jack and Deb Miller Chapel
Come and celebrate a football team tradition as the coaches and players hold a chapel service prior to their football game with Michigan Tech.
Game Day Send Off
10:15 a.m. | Between Jack & Deb Miller Chapel and Founders Hall
Join the band and cheerleaders as we send off the football team to a Homecoming victory against Northwood! Members of the football team will carry pieces of the original Founders Hall foundation from the Chapel as a way to honor the history and traditions of Ashland University. The first 100 people in attendance will receive a free t-shirt!
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. | Eagles Nest, Hawkins-Conard Student Center
Make plans to stop by the Eagles Nest for a light breakfast and an opportunity to talk with Dr. Carlos Campo and his wife, Karen in a casual setting. Dr. Campo will provide a campus update at 11 a.m. followed by a raffle (must be present to win)! Staff from our Study Abroad office will also be available to chat about the many opportunities for your son or daughter to study abroad.
5th Annual WRDL Tailgate Party
11 a.m.–1 p.m. | Jack Miller Stadium Lawn
Join our campus radio station for some pre-game fun!
Pizza, Pizza, Pizza Fan Fest
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. | Amstutz Hall Parking Lot and Side Lawn
Bring your family and join us at this jam-packed tailgate! Ashland pizzerias are going head-to-head to serve you your favorite pizza. Along with this variety of pizza, there will be a fabulous giveaway, bounce houses for the kids (weather permitting), face painting and more!
Football Game - AU Eagles vs. Northwood Timber Wolves
1 p.m. | Jack Miller Stadium
Cheer on the Eagles as they take on the Timber Wolves! And, be sure to join us for the Homecoming Court halftime presentation and Coronation of King and Queen! Tickets may be pre-ordered online at www.goashlandeagles.com - Click on the ticket icon at the bottom of the website. You may also purchase in advance at the Business Office in 202 Founders Hall or at the gate on game day.
Current Students: Free with AU ID
General Seating: $10
Reserved Chair Back Seating: $15
Senior Citizens & School-Aged Children: $3
Please review our tailgate policy located here: www.goashlandeagles.com/fans/Tailgate_Policy
Purple Eagle Silent Auction
3:30 – 5:45 p.m. | Alumni Room, Upper Convocation Center
The Purple Eagle Silent Auction offers the perfect time to listen to great music, update those family pictures in a fun photo booth and enjoy delicious and free food from Ashland’s Award Winning Catering! Best of all…you, your family and friends can celebrate your day at Ashland as you support one of our Alumni Association’s grandest traditions! The auction is a fund-raising event where over 250 items are silently auctioned to the highest bidder. There will also be a raffle with two prizes offered: $500 or $250. Proceeds from the auction support the Legacy Scholarship Program, the Ashland Fund and Alumni Association programming.
Movie Night: Sherlock Gnomes
8 p.m. | Student Center Auditorium
Spend the evening relaxing with your family while enjoying a free movie night featuring Sherlock Gnomes! After a string of garden gnome disappearances in London, Gnomeo & Juliet look to legendary detective Sherlock Gnomes to solve the case of their missing friends and family.
College House Bed & Breakfast
134 College Avenue, Ashland | www.collegehousebb.com
2055 East Main Street, Ashland | 419.903.0900
Holiday Inn Express
1392 Enterprise Parkway, Ashland | 419.281.2900
Jenny Wade Bed & Breakfast
302 Center Street, Ashland | 419.606.4433
741 US 250 East, Ashland | 419.281.8090
Winfield Bed & Breakfast
1568 St. Rt. 60, Ashland | 419.281.5587
Campus Store Hours
Friday, October 13 | 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday, October 14 | 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Stadium Store will be open from 11:30 a.m.–4 p.m. on Saturday
Sunday, October 15 | Noon–3 p.m.