Blue & White Days

Join us for Blue & White Days 2019

Oct. 1 – 6

To view this last year's homecoming gallery, click here.
For questions, please email the alumni office or call us at 605-995-2603.

Register for Blue & White events here.

Order your Blue & White Days T-shirt here. (online sales are closed)

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, Oct. 1

8 p.m., Coronation, Sherman Center

Wednesday, Oct. 2

10 a.m., Opperman Lecture, Larry Young ’94 “Shattering the Leadership Ceiling Through Faith and Fearlessness,” Tiger Café

6-8 p.m., Jamming on Jackson, Jackson Plaza

Thursday, Oct. 3

6 p.m., Legacy Banquet, Sherman Center
Registration required

  • Mike Rogers ’90, College of Leadership and Public Service (posthumously)
  • Paul Carlson ’62, College of Arts and Humanities
  • Audrey Van Genderen ’59, ’65, Donna Starr Christen College of Healthcare, Fitness and Sciences

Friday, Oct. 4

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Blue & White Days Alumni and Family Weekend registration open, McGovern Library

10 a.m., Guided campus tour, begins at McGovern Library

12 p.m., School of Business Innovation and Leadership Groundbreaking, grounds adjacent to Corrigan Health Sciences Center

2 p.m., Guided campus tour, begins at McGovern Library

5/7:30 p.m., Volleyball, Christen Athletic Center, free with DWU student I.D., or $8 for adults, $3 for senior citizens and students

7 p.m., Blue & White Unite Alumni Reunion, DWU Sherman Center
This reunion is for all alumni, but especially celebrating classes of: 1950’s, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2014, and 2019.
Register here

9 p.m., Pep Rally and Burning of the “W,” following volleyball game, outside of Christen Athletic Center

Saturday, Oct. 5

9:30 a.m., Alumni and Family Weekend Gathering, CorTrust Bank parking lot (one block north of Corn Palace)

10 a.m., Blue & White Day parade, Mitchell Main Street
(register here by Sept. 27)

11:30 a.m., Tiger Tailgate, DWU students eat for free with DWU I.D., or $6 per meal

1 p.m., Homecoming football game, DWU vs. Doane University, Joe Quintal Field, free with DWU student I.D., or $8 for adults, $3 for senior citizens and students

Sunday, Oct. 6

8:30 a.m., Traditional worship service, First United Methodist Church, 310 N. Rowley St.

10 a.m., Fusion worship service, Sherman Center

11 a.m., Blended worship service, First United Methodist Church, 310 N. Rowley St.

2 p.m., Blue & White Days Concert, Sherman Center

Please Stop By

DWU Store hours
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. to noon; 1 to 5 p.m.
Saturday of homecoming: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

McGovern Library

Dakota Discovery Museum