Blue & White Days

Join us for Blue & White Days 2018

Oct. 8-14

To view this 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.

Schedule of Events

Monday, Oct. 8

8 p.m., Coronation, Sherman Center
Rylie Osthus and Sam Naasz crowned homecoming queen and king
Molly Pengra and Jaden Bloemendaal named beanie queen and king

Tuesday, Oct. 9

9 p.m., Mission Improvable (student event), Sherman Center

Wednesday, Oct. 10

5/7:30 p.m., Men’s and women’s soccer, Pepsi-Cola Soccer Field, free for all

6/7:30 p.m., Volleyball, Christen Athletic Center, free with DWU student I.D., or $8 for adults, $3 for senior citizens and students

Thursday, Oct. 11

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

Friday, Oct. 12

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Blue & White Days and Family Weekend registration open, pick up schedule, tour campus, McGovern Library

10 a.m., Guided campus tour, begins at McGovern Library; Pick up your autographed copy of the Wesleyan Choir’s newest CD (on sale now!)

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., Book signing and presentation with Sean J. Flynn, “Without Reservation: Benjamin Reifel & American Indian Acculturation,” Tiger Café

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. – Meet & Greet with Wesley the Tiger, First National Bank

2 p.m., Guided campus tour, begins at McGovern Library; Pick up your autographed copy of the Wesleyan Choir’s newest CD (free)

3 p.m., Dedication of the Alumni Welcome Center, Dakota Discovery Museum

4:30 p.m., Family Weekend reception, McGovern Library

6/7:30 p.m., Volleyball, Dig Pink, 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, Highland Conference Center, 2000 Highland Way, register here
            This reunion is for all alumni, but especially all Scotchman and Miss Wesleyan candidates; DWU cheer alumni; and alumni from the grad years: 1948, 1953, 1958, 1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008 and 2013.

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

Saturday, Oct. 13

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 by Oct. 1 here)

11:30 a.m., Tiger Tailgate, Joe Quintal Field, with kids' inflatables and creative food stations by Fresh Ideas, DWU students eat for free with DWU I.D., or $6 per meal

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

Sunday, Oct. 14

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., Rock ‘N’ Roar: A Homecoming Choir and Bells Concert, Sherman Center, free

Other Mitchell Happenings

Palace City Kiwanis Half Marathon, Sunday, Oct. 14, 8 a.m., World's Only Corn Palace, Register here

Please Stop By

DWU Campus Bookstore hours
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. to noon; 1 to 5 p.m.
Saturday of homecoming: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

McGovern Library

Dakota Discovery Museum