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Wednesday, September 21

HFW BlueStreak Blitz @ Tower Time
1:50 - 2:20pm, St. Ignatius Plaza

Get pumped at the kickoff to the biggest weekend on campus! Stop by to hear the Pep Band, get some FREE giveways, and grab a treat so you are ready to be all in for Homecoming and Family Weekend!

Thursday, September 22

G.O.L.D. Homecoming Happy Hour
6:00 – 8:00pm, Hi and Dry - 2221 Professor Ave, Tremont, OH

G.O.L.D (Graduates of the Last Decade, 2012 – 2022) kick off Homecoming and Family Weekend with a gathering of fellow alumni and friends at Hi and Dry on Thursday night! Register here

Friday, September 23

Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner (invitation only)
6:00 10:00pm, DeCarlo Varsity Center

Homecoming Dance (current undergraduate students only)
8:00 - 11:00pm, Cleveland Botanical Gardens

Enjoy an evening of music, dancing, and hors d’oeuvres with your friends at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens! All dance attendees will need to check-in at the LSC Conference Room ranging from 7:00 - 8:00pm (time is designated on your ticket). You will receive your wristband and then get on the buses heading to the dance venue. The dance will run from 8:00 - 11:00pm. Tickets are only for current undergraduate JCU students..

Students can purchase their ticket at:

Saturday, September 24

Footprints of Fatima 5K

8:00 - 10:00am, Dolan Science Center Plaza

This year's race features an all new course starting by the Grasselli Clock Tower. Check-in opens at 8:00am with the race getting started around 9:00am.

Register ahad of time at

Questions? Contact or 216-397-4993.


Homecoming and Family Weekend Information Table

9:00am - 4:00pm, Student Center Atrium

Stop by for information on Homecoming and Family Weekend and enjoy a refreshment.


IBG Memorial Mass

10:00am, Rodman Chapel 

A service to remember IBG's that have passed away.


Intramural Homecoming and Family Weekend Cornhole Tournament 
11:00am  Team registration on S. Belvoir Rd.

11:30am  Play begins

Everyone is invited to play in our annual HFW Cornhole Tournament! Grab a partner and go for the gold in this single elimination tournament, celebrating one of our favorite campus pastimes.


JCU Blue Streaks Homecoming and Family Weekend Block Party

11:00am 1:30pm, South Belvoir Rd in front of Hamlin and Campion Halls

Join JCU Alumni Relations and several student groups for the Homecoming Block Party! Celebrate and reminisce with former classmates, family, friends, and current JCU students before the Blue Streaks battle Heidelberg in this year's Homecoming game.


Homecoming Court & Family Luncheon (invitation only)
12:00pm, Student Center, O'Dea Room 

Students on the 2022 Homecoming Court and their families are invited to stop by and enjoy lunch prior to the football game.


Varsity Football – JCU vs. Heidelberg University
1:30 pm, Don Shula Stadium (Stadium Gates Open at Noon)

Show your JCU pride as the Blue Streaks battle Heidelberg University! Make sure you are in your seats at least 15 minutes before kickoff to hear the Homecoming Court announcement and cheer on the Blue and Gold.

Tickets MUST be purchased online in advance of kickoff and prices are as follows:

$10 Premium Reserved (Chair Backs at 50 yard line)
$7 General Admission
$7 Handicap Admission (includes ticket for caretaker, if needed)
$5 Senior Citizen/Students* (18 and under)
Free for children 5 and under
Free for all JCU students and staff with ID

*Price is only for General Admission seating


Andrew "Dewey" McCarthy Soccer Events

Pregame Cookout: 4:30 pm, Shula Stadium Plaza (PAID REGISTRATION REQUIRED)

Andrew “Dewey” McCarthy Scholarship presentation.


Alumni Awards Dinner
5:00 – 9:00pm, Dolan Science Center

The annual Alumni Awards Dinner settles into Homecoming Weekend as the JCU Alumni Association honors the 2022 award winners, featuring the the highest honor handed out to JCU graduates, the Alumni Medal. This year's class includes the late, Tim Russert ’72, who becomes the first alumnus to receive the Alumni Medal posthumously.


JCU Men’s Soccer Game vs. Calvin University
6:00pm, Don Shula Stadium

Cheer on the JCU men’s soccer team as they take on Calvin University. Admission is free!


Casino Night 
7:00 - 9:00pm, Student Center, LSC Conference Room

Feeling lucky tonight? Join us for some games of chance for the opportunity to win some great prizes!

Sunday, September 25

Homecoming and Family Weekend Mass
11:00am, Kulas Auditorium

Homecoming and Family Weekend Brunch
11:30am - 1:00pm, Schott Dining Hall

Check out the newly renovated Schott Dining Hall! Current students are able to use their meal swipes while guests can pay at the door.

*Please note that this schedule is subject to change