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Queen's University

Friday October 23rd Programming:

**Note - This page will be updated regularly as events are finalized.







11:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Welcome Home! Alumni Meet & Greet

Grant Hall (43 University Avenue)

Kick off your Homecoming Weekend by visiting Grant Hall any time between 12 – 6 pm! 


Pick up your reunion pin at the registration tables, along with your football tickets. When you’ve finished registering and visiting the display tables.


If you cannot attend Alumni Meet & Greet on Friday, you can stop by Saturday morning 8:30 am – 12 pm.

Please note: your pre-ordered football tickets MUST be picked up at Grant Hall no later than 10:30 am on Saturday!

11:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Campus Tours

Leaving from Grant Hall (43 University Avenue) 

When you've finished registering and visiting display tables, take a campus tour with one of our friendly and knowledgeable student tour guides! No need to book ahead.

3:00 - 4:00 pm 

Reunion Planners Reception 

Ban Righ, Fireside Room

Reunion Coordinators, Planning Committee Members, and Class Giving Volunteers are invited to attend a short reception being held in your honour. Join fellow volunteers for light refreshments and a group photo. Photo at 3:30 p.m.

3:00 - 5:00 pm

Aboriginal Alumni Chapter - Frybread Reception

Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre (146 Barrie Street)

Join Aboriginal alumni, students, and the Queen's community for frybread and networking! Learn about the Chapter and how you can get involved.

4:00 - 11:00 pm

2nd Annual Limestone City Juggling Festival - Queen's Juggling Club  


If you've been to juggling festivals before, you know what to expect and you won't be disappointed. If you haven't, think "party for jugglers" - or those who want to learn. An open gym, an amazing gala show, lots of workshops and more! Admission is by donation and all are welcome! See our website or contact for more details!

4:30 - 6:00 pm

Health Sciences Reception

School of Medicine Building, David M.C. Walker Atrium

Alumni from the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Rehabilitation Therapy are invited to a reception hosted by Dean Richard Reznick.

7:30 pm

Faculty of Education MacClement Lecture by Neil Pasricha, Happiness Expert and Bestselling Author of The Book of Awesome Duncan McArthur Hall

The Faculty of Education is pleased to invite you to the MacClement Lecture by Neil Pasricha. The lecture is a part of our contribution to Homecoming 2015.The lecture is free of charge. To register click on this link.

7:30 pm

Queen's Music SHOWCASE/Homecoming Concert 

The Isabel Bader Centre For the Performing Arts (390 King Street W.)

SHOWCASE features performances by Choral Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Ensemble. 

Special Sing-a-long Premiere: An orchestral arrangement by Queen's Juno award-winning composer Dr. John Burge of the Oil Thigh.

Tickets are now available for sale at or in person/phone at the Box Office at  613.533.2424 between the hours of 12:30 PM and 4:30 PM weekdays 

7:30 - 9:30 pm

Queen's Women's Hockey  The Memorial Centre 


Queen's Women's Hockey vs. Laurentian

8:00 pm

Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) 125th Anniversary Reception

John Deutsch University Centre

(99 University Ave.) 

Were you involved with the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS)? If so, we cordially invite you to its 125th Anniversary Reception. Enjoy an evening of great snacks and even greater company. This reception will be an opportunity for you to reconnect with past and present ASUS members alike.


Register for this event when you register for Homecoming. 

8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Faculty of Law Meet & Greet The Grad Club (162 Barrie Street, corner of Barrie & Union Streets)  The Grad Club has been reserved by the Faculty of Law as a meeting place for all Law grads and their guests arriving in Kingston on Friday evening. Please drop by for the evening or to catch up with classmates before heading elsewhere. Cash bar. 

9:00 PM 

CESA Wine and Cheese in B.Ed  The Mezzanine, Duncan McArthur Hall In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Concurrent Education at Queen's University, the Concurrent Education Students' Association (CESA) will host a wine and cheese reception for returning alumni following the lecture. What better way to catch up with your fellow grads? This event is open to all Consecutive and Concurrent Education alumni celebrating a milestone reunion, from both Queen's and Queen's-Trent programs. You can register for this event when you register for the weekend.  

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000

For general inquiries about Office of Advancement events and programs, please call our Contact Centre at 1-800-267-7837 (toll free in Canada or the US), or 613-533-2060.