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Alumni & Parent Programs

Homecoming and Family Weekend

October 28-30, 2016

Come back to campus to celebrate with families, alumni, and students. Cheer on the Pios at the Homecoming game, experience student performances, and expand your knowledge with distinguished faculty during Pioneer College.


Online registration is now closed.

If you are planning on attending Homecoming & Family Weekend and have not registered, it’s not too late! You can register for all free events upon arrival. To register, please proceed to the Information and Campus Safety office (Gate 3) when you arrive on campus. Please plan on arriving 30 minutes prior to the first event you would like to attend. 

If you are interested in attending the Peter Christenson Retirement Dinner, please contact Emily Decker at, to inquire about space.

If you are interested in attending the Herschel Snodgrass Retirement Brunch, please contact Ginger Moshofsky at, to inquire about space.

Tailgate and football tickets can be purchased at the Griswold box office on Saturday, October 29th starting at noon. The box office is adjacent to the Upper Griswold Parking Lot. Tailgate tickets, which include admission to the football game, are $30 at the door. General admission football tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors 65+, and free for kids under 10 with an adult. Lewis & Clark staff and students are eligible to receive one complimentary ticket per home game with a valid L&C student/staff ID.

If you are interested in running the 5K, you can walk-in and register at the starting line. The event cost is $5 for alumni, staff, faculty, friends, and free for L&C students.

Complimentary meal tickets are for pre-registered guests only. Meals in Fields Dining Hall and at the Food Truck Dinner are available for purchase at the door. We encourage you to bring cash for the Food Truck Dinner.

For questions, please call Alumni and Parent Programs at 503-768-7950.

The last day for refunds is Friday, October 14. Click here to review the full cancellation and refund policy.

For more information on area hotels, click here.

For a map of campus, click here.

For information about the Pio Express, the complimentary bus from downtown to campus, click here