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Homecoming Tailgate and Reunions 2023

Dancing Disco Buster Bronco

We’re welcoming YOU home for a celebration that will have you grooving back to the ’70s and all things disco and funk. This tailgate is gonna be DYN-O-MITE!

Broncopalooza: A Feel-Good Funkadelic Festival

Homecoming ’23 Alumni Tailgate
Saturday, Oct. 14
Noon to 3 p.m.
(WMU vs Miami University, kickoff 3:30 p.m.)
Heritage Hall Grand Lawn

  • Boogie like nobody’s watching with Laura Rain and the Caesars + outta sight performances from student and alumni groups.
  • Bring the kiddos for face painting, inflatable games and more!
  • Expect tasty tailgate fare and a rad signature beverage.
  • Compete in our classic yard games.
  • Hang loose and have our caricaturist draw you in disco style.

Register TODAY

Affinity Group Reunions & Events

  • Event Details Coming Soon!

  • Welcome Reception
    Friday, Oct. 13
    5 p.m.
    Delta Hotel by Marriott Bar, Kalamazoo

    Socialize with your brothers and friends over cocktails


    75th Anniversary Celebration
    Saturday, Oct. 14
    8 p.m.
    Delta Hotel by Marriott, Kalamazoo

    A special evening with heavy hors d'oeuvres, cash bar, memorabilia and photos, short presentations and a 50/50 raffle + plenty of nostalgia and storytelling

  • Paint the Campus Red!
    Friday, Oct. 13

    Registration: 3 to 6 p.m.
    Meet & Greet: 3 to 5 p.m.
    DU Bus Tour: 3 to 6 p.m.
    DU Scavenger Hunt: 5 to 6 p.m.
    WMU Student Center

    DU Sing-along: 6:30 p.m.
    Read Fieldhouse

    Platinum and Pearls Sisterhood Brunch
    Sunday, Oct. 15
    11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    WMU Student Center Ballroom

  • Annual Alumni, Friends & Family Gathering
    Friday, Oct. 13
    7 p.m.
    Revel & Roll West, 4500 Stadium Dr., Kalamazoo

    The WMU Geological and Environmental Advisory Board and WMU Alumni Association are hosting an evening of fun at Revel & Roll in Kalamazoo! All Geological and Environmental Sciences faculty, students, alumni, friends and family are invited to join and support student scholarships.

    This is a free, family friendly evening with bowling, light refreshments and a cash bar. Your support makes a difference in the lives of future geoscientists and helps ensure excellence in the geoscience education the department has to offer. There is no reservation required.

    Can't make it? Make a gift to Geological and Environment Sciences instead!

    Thank you to Geological and Environmental Advisory Council for sponsoring this year's event.

  • Event Details Coming Soon!

  • SPADA 50th Anniversary Celebration
    Friday, Oct. 13
    5:30 to 8 p.m.
    WMU College of Health and Human Services Atrium

    Mingle, music and food | special presentations including keynote speaker Brad Finegood, Strategic Advisor for Public Health, King County, WA | Bingo, trivia and raffle drawings

    Visit wmich.edu/addictionstudies/50 to learn more

  • Calling all student-athlete alumni!

    We're offering our student-athlete alumni two complimentary tickets to this year's Homecoming Tailgate and access to the exclusive W Club tent.

    For more details, please contact Julian Jones at julian.jones@wmich.edu

  • This football season will be the 35th anniversary of the 1988 Football Team winning the MAC Championship! You're invited to the WMU Alumni tailgate and the on-field recognition of the team during the homecoming game on Saturday, October 14th.

    Every ‘88 player who wishes to participate in the on-field recognition at homecoming may receive up to four complimentary game tickets. For more details please contact Maya Mokrzan at maya.a.mokrzan@wmich.edu