Homecoming Events

Homecoming is full of events celebrating the moments that unite us - past, present, and future.

Official events organized by the university will include open houses, faculty receptions, varsity sporting events, and special receptions for alumni returning to campus and celebrating certain milestone reunions. Check this page for updated event information for Homecoming 2024.

Schedule of Events

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Friday, Oct. 18

Friday Welcome and Check-in

Grant Hall
Start your Homecoming weekend with a visit to Grant Hall for our annual Welcome & Check-in. You can check-in, find information about activities happening over the weekend, pick up your commemorative name tag button, grab a program guide, souvenirs, reunion pins, and much more.

Artsci'74 Evening Get Together

To Be Decided

Join us for an evening of laughter, shared memories, and catching up with old friends. This evening promises to be a delightful occasion filled with nostalgia and camaraderie. Stay tuned for more details on the downtown location where we'll gather to celebrate our time together as members of Artsci'74. Get ready to make new memories and relive our student days!

MBA'79 Reunion Launch Dinner

The Keg

Join your MBA'79 classmates for a casual and friendly evening filled with laughter and remembering our student days over delicious food. This is the perfect opportunity to reconnect with classmates you may not have seen since our last reunion or even since our time as students.

 

Saturday, Oct. 19

Saturday Welcome and Check-in

Grant Hall
Start your Homecoming weekend with a visit to Grant Hall for our annual Welcome and Check-in. You can check-in, find information about activities happening over the weekend, pick up your commemorative name tag button, grab a program guide, souvenirs, reunion pins, and much more.

School of Nursing Open House

Cataraqui Building

Join us for a walk down memory lane at the Cataraqui Building; tour the simulation lab, reconnect with fellow alumni and meet the School of Nursing's new Director. 

Tours of the building are complimentary. For $25 you can also enjoy a hot breakfast with the new director and current nursing students.

Spirit Corner

Grant Hall
Celebrate your tricolour spirit with the QSAA while face-painting, sign making, and a creating a communal banner which will be walked during the Alumni Parade.

Chemical Engineering Open House

Dupuis Hall
Join the Department of Chemical Engineering for an open house of Dupuis Hall. This all-ages event is an opportunity to learn what's new with the department and the university, reconnect with former classmates, and meet current students.

Civil Engineering Open House

Ellis Hall
Join the Department of Civil Engineering for an open house at Ellis Hall. This all-ages event is an opportunity to learn what's new with the department and the university, reconnect with former classmates, and meet current students.

Electrical and Computer Engineering Open House

Walter Light Hall
Join the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for an open house in Walter Light Hall. This all-ages event is an opportunity to learn what's new with the department and the university, reconnect with former classmates, and meet current students.

Mechanical and Materials Engineering Open House

McLaughlin Hall
Join the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering for an open house at McLaughlin Hall. This all-ages event is an opportunity to learn what's new with the department and the university, reconnect with former classmates, and meet current students.

Homecoming Football Game

Richardson Stadium
Get ready to ignite the spirit of Homecoming weekend with a burst of tricolour pride! Join your fellow alumni as we rally behind the Gaels for an electrifying display of team spirit!

Tricolour Guard Halftime Parade

Richardson Stadium
Get ready to witness a spectacular celebration of Queen's legacy and tradition during the halftime parade at the Homecoming football game! Join us as we pay homage to the esteemed Tricolour Guard, a distinguished group of alumni whose contributions to Queen's span decades.

Tricolour Guard Reception & Dinner

Ban Righ Hall
Enjoy a cocktail reception at Grant Hall followed by dinner at Ban Righ to connect with fellow Tricolour Guard members, mix and mingle, and learn about what's new with the university.  The evening is a chance to share stories and memories, and to celebrate relationships that have lasted for over half a century.

Meds'79 Class Dinner

University Club

Join us for dinner as we celebrate the 45th Reunion of Meds'79! It will be a night filled with shared laughter, stories, and rekindling friendships.

MBA'79 Class Dinner

The River Mill

MBA'79, join your classmates for an evening of cherished memories and reconnecting with old friends in the cozy ambiance of the Rideau Room at The Rivermill. With ample free parking, and a private dining room capable of accommodating up to 36 people, there's no need to worry about the logistics. Simply arrive, unwind, and relish in the warmth of reunion amongst familiar faces.