Thursday, Oct. 3
Homecoming Puck Drop Party
7-9 p.m. — Andorfer Commons, Dining Hall
The Warrior family gets homecoming started with high energy at this party. Let’s see how loud we can get; cool off with sweet, sweet slushies; support our athletic teams playing during Homecoming 2019 weekend; get our commemorative homecoming shirt; and play, play, play! Get ready to do an Andorfer Commons takeover!
Friday, Oct. 4
Welcome Celebration and Campus Tours
1-4 p.m. — Uytengsu Center
Stop by the Uytengsu Center when you arrive on campus for refreshments, tours, and catching up with old friends. Student tour guides will give you an up-close look at all of today’s campus facilities, and you will see what makes Tech so unique and welcoming to current students and the community-at-large. Both walking tours and tours by golf cart will be offered.
Softball vs. PFW
3:30 p.m. — Warrior Park
Homecoming Hockey Tailgate
5-7 p.m. — Scully Square/Andorfer Commons
Warriors, get ready to put on your school spirit, fuel up with a tailgate-worthy dinner, compete for some unique prizes and get warm before heading to the home hockey opener. Transportation provided to the game for those who need it; transport leaves at 7 p.m. Students eat for free. Don’t forget your student ID to get a meal and entry to the game!
President’s Dinner (by invitation only)
6-9 p.m. — Grand Wayne Center, downtown Fort Wayne
Each year we honor Indiana Tech alumni and friends who donated at the Leadership Level during the past fiscal year. This elegant event will include socializing over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, followed by a sit-down dinner and a special message from President Karl W. Einolf.
Women’s volleyball vs. Rochester College
7 p.m. — Schaefer Center
D1 hockey vs. Davenport University
7:30 p.m. — Parkview/SportONE Icehouse
Saturday, Oct. 5
8-8:30 a.m. — Andorfer Commons, Heinz and Nanalee Wegener Worship Center (second floor)
Join us for a non-denominational gathering designed to start your day with inspiration, music, sharing and prayer.
Warrior Park Ribbon Cutting
9:30-11:30 a.m. — Warrior Park
The Warrior Park softball stadium had its debut in March. Now, it’s time to cut the ribbon on the newest additions to Warrior Park—our new track & field stadium and the Warrior Athletic Multipurpose Building. Continental breakfast will be served, and tours of the facility will be given.
1 p.m. Family & Friends Day Check In
10 a.m. — Andorfer Commons, concession stand
Families of current students who registered for Family & Friends Day check in at this time—they also receive a schedule of the day’s events, a gift and meal tickets.
Women’s volleyball alumni game
11 a.m. — Schaefer Center
The women’s volleyball team will take on alumni at the Schaefer Center. Don’t miss all the action as current team members and alums battle for bragging rights that will last all year long. Contact coach Kourtney Wilson at klwilson@IndianaTech.edu.
Men’s and women’s tennis vs. IU-East
12 p.m. — Swinney Tennis Center
Party on the Square
12-3 p.m. — Scully Square/Andorfer Commons
Come down to Scully Square for an afternoon of fun! Join students, alums, faculty and staff and bring your friends and family for the third annual Party on the Square. Events include:
- BYOP (Bring Your Own Picnic)
- Food trucks (food will be available for purchase)
- Ice cream social
- Face painting and balloon artists
- BYOS (Bring Your Own Sport)
Men’s lacrosse alumni game
1 p.m. — Warrior Athletic Field
The men’s lacrosse team will take on alumni at the Warrior Athletic Field. Don’t miss all the action as current team members and alums battle for bragging rights that will last all year long. Contact coach Bryan Seaman at bcseaman@IndianaTech.edu.
Alumni Reunion, Recognition, and Awards Ceremony Luncheon
1 p.m. — Andorfer Commons, Seitz Conference Center, second floor
Join us for a top highlight of the weekend as we honor the G.O.L.D. (Graduate of the Last Decade) Alumnus of the Year, the College of Professional Studies Alumnus of the Year, and the Alumni Volunteer of the Year. We will also have a special recognition for our 10-, 20-, 25-, 30-, 40-, 50- and 60-year reunion class members for years 2009, 1999, 1994, 1989, 1979, 1969 and 1959.
Baseball alumni game
2 p.m. — Warrior Baseball Stadium
The men’s baseball team will take on alumni at the baseball stadium. Don’t miss all the action as current team members and alums battle for bragging rights that will last all year long. Contact coach Kip McWilliams at KDMcWilliams@indianatech.edu.
Women’s volleyball vs. Lawrence Tech University
3 p.m. — Schaefer Center
Alumni Association Annual Meeting
3-4 p.m. — Talwar Leadership Center
Indiana Tech Alumni Board members will report on events and other highlights from the past year. Also, Indiana Tech Alumni Association members elect new board members and officers for 2019-20.
Softball vs. University of St. Francis
4 p.m. — Warrior Park
D1 hockey vs. Eastern Michigan University
5:30 p.m. — Parkview/SportONE Icehouse
Alumni Social Tent (an event for those age 21 and over)
6-9 p.m. — Scully Square
The Indiana Tech Alumni Board will host a social tent for alumni to network and share memories from the past with fellow Warriors. Head to Scully Square to socialize and mingle at this adults-only affair. Snack on tasty hors d’oeuvres and enjoy two complimentary drink tickets. Cost is $10 per person.
Sunday, Oct. 6
Men’s soccer alumni game
1 p.m. — Warrior Athletic Field
The men’s soccer team will take on alumni at the Warrior Athletic Field. Don’t miss all the action as current team members and alums battle for bragging rights that will last all year long. Contact coach John Dunn at JPDunn@IndianaTech.edu.
Softball alumni game
1 p.m. — Warrior Park
The softball team will take on alumni at the new softball stadium at Warrior Park. Don’t miss all the action as current team members and alums battle for bragging rights that will last all year long. Contact coach Stephanie Zimny at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women’s soccer alumni game
3 p.m. — Warrior Athletic Field
The women’s soccer team will take on alumni at the Warrior Athletic Field. Don’t miss all the action as current team members and alums battle for bragging rights that will last all year long. Contact coach Jim Lipocky at JMLipocky@IndianaTech.edu.