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Schedule of Events

Fall Homecoming 2022

Friday, September 16

6:00 p.m.
Holy Cross Volleyball v. Navy, Luth Athletic Complex

Cheer on your Crusaders as they kick off their Patriot League schedule on Friday night.

6:30 p.m.
HCAA Dinner Celebration, Hogan Campus Center Ballroom
Join the HCAA for our annual dinner celebration honoring five alumni for their outstanding service and dedication to the College.  Register here>>

Saturday, September 17

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Holy Cross Physicians Association Meeting & Awards Ceremony, Hogan Campus Center
Join fellow HC Physicians Association (HCPA) members for a full day of events including educational presentations, awards ceremony, tailgate and dinner. You are welcome to participate in the full suite of events, or select ones of your choosing.  Learn more and register>>

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Advancement Volunteers Breakfast & Meeting (by invitation only), Hogan Campus Center 

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Joanne Chouinard-Luth Recreation and Wellness Center 
Open in May, 2021, "The Jo" serves the wellness goals of Holy Cross and houses sports courts, jogging track, weight rooms, locker rooms and rooms for fitness classes.  Stop by to explore or get a workout in!

9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
50th Anniversary of Co-Education Exhibit, Main Reading Room, Dinand Library
Join the College Archives in celebrating 50 years of co-education during the 2022-2023 academic year!   
Exhibit cases share images and stories that document and celebrate the impact women have had on today's Holy Cross. Open during  library hours.    An online exhibit about the early years of co-education is available HERE as well as a co-education timeline HERE.  

9:00 a.m.
Good Time Marching Band Alumni Homecoming
The 2022-2023 GTMB invites marching band alumni to join them for a day of music and camaraderie!   Participate in morning rehearsal (play or just watch!) followed by a light breakfast and then process down to Fitton Field for the 2 p.m. game.  instruments  will available to borrow.  A reception with current band members and band supporters will follow the game.   Register here>>

9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Holy Cross Bookstore Open, Hogan Campus Center, 1st Floor

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Pre-game Festivities and Tailgating,  Freshman Field
Be prepared before you arrive on campus and learn about parking and the College's tailgating policiesLearn more>>

10:00 a.m.

Celebration of Life for Dean Mable Milner, Rehm Library, Smith Hall
A memorial service will be held in memory of Dean Mable Milner who served as Associate Dean of Students for Diversity and Inclusion and the Director of Multicultural Education from 2001-2020.  A reception will immediately follow in Hogan Campus Center, Room 320.   Register here>>

10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Campus Shuttles, 
Leave from Hogan Campus Center
Catch a ride down to Fitton Field or make a request to stop at other parts of campus!

10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.
Campus Tour,
  Leaves from the Admission Office, Fenwick Hall, Room 105
Have a high school student interested in learning more about Holy Cross?  Register with the Admission Office for an official campus tour!   Register here>>  

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lunch, Kimball Dining Hall
Gather around your favorite Kimball table and enjoy an all-you-can-eat lunch with family and friends!  $14.00 per person | credit cards accepted

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
LGBTQ Alumni Network Tailgate, 
Freshman Field
Wear your purple (or rainbow!) attire and connect with alumni, students, & friends of all ages. Stop by solo, or come with a group of friends. All are welcome! More information>>

11:00 a.m.
Holy Cross Field Hockey v. Bucknell, Hart Turf Field & Hart Track

Cheer on your Crusaders as they take on the Bison in this Patriot League matchup!

11:30 a.m.
Celebration of Coach Jim Kavanagh, Kimball Quad

All are welcome to this retirement celebration of longtime Cross Country and Track and Field coach Jim Kavanagh. More information>>

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Family Fun on the Hoval, Sponsored by the Holy Cross Alumni Association

Stop by the Hoval (Hogan Courtyard) to enjoy a balloon artist, complimentary custom-made marshmallows by Moeshmallows, outdoor games, music and more!  

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
BACK TO THE HILL: BIPOC Alumni & Student Tailgate,
Freshman Field
Join the Bishop Healy Committee and the Office of Multicultural Education for our annual  alumni & BIPOC student tailgate on Freshmen Field.   Take this time to enjoy great food, connect with current students and celebrate Holy Cross!  Register here>>

12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Prior Performing Arts Center
Open September, 2022, the Center features dedicated spaces for the fine and performing arts, including the Cantor Art Gallery, a 400-seat concert hall, and a 200-seat flexible performance space, as well as spaces and technology to support creative interactions between the arts and other disciplines.  Come check out the faculty art exhibit on the 3rd floor!  Interested in learning more about the arts at Holy Cross? Sign up HERE to learn more!

2:00 p.m.
Holy Cross Football v. Yale, Fitton Field

Cheer on Holy Cross Football as they take on Yale!  Purchase tickets>>

2:00 p.m.
Holy Cross Women's Soccer v. American, Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium

Cheer on your Crusaders as they take on the Eagles in this Patriot League matchup!

4:00 p.m.
Holy Cross Volleyball v. Loyola (MD), Luth Athletic Complex

Cheer on your Crusaders as they take on the Greyhounds in this Patriot League matchup!

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
MSO Hoval Takeover  (Rain location:  Hogan Ballroom)

Join this annual celebration showcasing the talents of the Multicultural Student Organizations. During this celebration, students, alumni, and the Holy Cross community are able to meet and engage with the various MSOs on campus, as well as enjoy a social event filled with free apparel, games and fun!

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Alumni & Friends Post-Game Reception, Hogan Campus Center Pub, Basement
Crusaders are invited to join us for a celebration after the big game! Complimentary snacks will be served and a cash bar will be available.

5:30 p.m. 
Celebration of Mass, St. Joseph Memorial Chapel