Homecoming 2020

Welcome home

Have questions about Homecoming while on campus? Stop by the Alumni Welcome Center Kiosk located in the lobby of the Story Student Center for updated weekend schedules, campus maps and discount coupons for the Prairie Wolves Bookstore.

Pre-purchased Homecoming t-shirts will be available for pick-up. A limited number of t-shirts will be available for sale on a first come, first-served basis.

Other Homecoming materials, such as nametags, will be available onsite at each event.

Welcome Center hours

Friday, October 2, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., Story Student Center

Saturday, October 3, 8 a.m. – noon, Weary Center

Schedule of events

Thursday, October 1
6 p.m.

Legends and Legacies alumni awards dinner
Country Club of Lincoln
3200 S 24th Street, Lincoln

Celebrate the achievements of these honored alumni.

Friday, October 2
6:30 p.m. All-Class Celebration
Country Club of Lincoln
3200 S 24th St., Lincoln
Saturday, October 3
9 a.m. Athletic Hall of Fame Induction
Snyder Arena, Weary Center
11 a.m. Tailgate party and carnival
Knight Field House
1 p.m. Football vs. Buena Vista
Abel Stadium
Sunday, October 4
8:30/10:45 a.m. Communion worship services
First United Methodist Church


Show your spirit

Wear your NWU colors with pride! Purchase your special, limited edition NWU Homecoming t-shirt when you register. T-shirts may be picked up on campus from the Welcome Center Kiosk on Friday, October 2 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. and Saturday, October 3 from 8 a.m. – noon.

Prairie Wolves Bookstore

Visit the bookstore for all of your NWU gear needs. (Discount coupons will be available at the Alumni Welcome Center Kiosk.)

Bookstore Hours

Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Campus dining

Get your caffeine fix at the Common Ground coffee shop located on the second floor of Acklie Hall of Science or grab a quick snack from the Archway Café, located in the lower level of the Story Student Center.

Archway Café Hours

Thursday, 7 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Friday, 7 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Common Ground Hours

Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Hotel accommodations

For your convenience, blocks of rooms have been reserved at the following hotels. Please make your reservation by September 1 and specify “Nebraska Wesleyan Homecoming” to receive the discounted rate.

Hotel Address Phone Price
New Victorian Suites 225 N. 50th St. (402) 464-4400 starting at $75

Country Inn & Suites Lincoln North Hotel and Conference Center

535 N 27th St. (402) 476-5353 starting at $79
Fairfield Inn & Suites Lincoln Airport 1000 West Bond St. (402) 421-1893 starting at $94
Staybridge Suites Lincoln Northeast 1501 N 85th St. (402) 474-6465 starting at $99
Embassy Suites 1040 P St. (402) 474-1111 starting at $134
Comfort Suites East 331 N Cotner Blvd. (402) 817-2456 starting at $135