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Washburn University Homecoming 2023

2023 Homecoming and Inauguration

We are excited to welcome alumni and friends back to campus for Homecoming 2023. Make sure to mark your calendars for this special event as we also inaugurate Dr. JuliAnn Mazachek as Washburn's 15th president. It will be a weekend full of great events!
Read more about the entire week and University events.

Plan to join us for the following alumni events:

Friday, Oct. 27, 2023
3 p.m. - Inauguration of Dr. JuliAnn Mazachek, Washburn's 15th President 
Lee Arena on Washburn University's campus
Receiving line and Reception immediately following. The event is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend. 
More information on the Inauguration: washburn.edu/inauguration

Please note the regular After Hours will be hosted on Friday, Oct. 20, 2023. There is not an After Hours on Friday, Oct. 27 due to the inauguration and reception.

Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023
8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
- Pancake Feed and Bloody Mary Cash Bar
Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center   
$5 for adults, free for children 5 and under
Registration is offered below, but also available at the door. 

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Tailgate Area Open for Community Homecoming Tailgate Parties
Memorial Union Lawn
Includes live entertainment and tailgate decoration competition
This year, Washburn is focused on enhancing its tailgate celebration aimed at fostering more community interaction and creating a fan-filled experience for all attendees including families and children. Please note: No Homecoming Parade will take place, and Washburn asks alumni, families and students to decorate a tailgating spot on the Memorial Union Lawn. 

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Alumni Association Homecoming Tailgate
The Alumni Association tailgate is free for alumni dues-paid members, $5 for non-members.

1 p.m. - Football game vs. Northwest Missouri State
Yager Stadium, Washburn University

See wutickets.com for pricing


Please choose your registration(s).

Quantity and Pricing
2023 Pancake Feed
Homecoming Pancake feed with Chris Cakes.
Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 8:00 AM
Attendees: 1 No Charge
Attendees: 1 $ 5.00 ea.

The Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center





1729 MacVicar Avenue
Topeka, KS 66604 Phone: 785.670.4483
Email: contactus@wualumni.org