Join friends and family on campus for two days full of activity!


  • Start your day by attending the newest class on campus, THEO 101
  • Catch the music department’s faculty concert
  • For all those who graduated over 50 years ago, attend the traditional Classic Bruin Dinner!


  • Kick off the day by joining the open Alumni Association Board Meeting
  • Experience the William Penn Honors Program by attending a special alumni-focused Socratic discussion
  • Take a tour of campus, or attend the 10- 20- or 55-Year Class Reunion
  • Attend the evening tailgate and football game! Children and families welcome!

Two free general admission football entries for all alumni who register.

Stop by the Alumni Association tent and sign up for a free limited-edition George Fox T-shirt!

Register for two free entries to the game

Weekend Schedule

Friday, Sept. 20, 2019

10-year reunion

I Believe: Theology 101

11-11:50 a.m.

Bauman Auditorium

No registration is required. No cost to attend.

Attend our new course for all freshmen (nearly 600!), called THEO 101 I Believe. The Friday session each week is a panel discussion, led by faculty and guest speakers. Topics cover some of the essential questions of the Christian faith, including “What is belief and knowledge?”, “Who is God?”, “Who is Jesus Christ?”, “Why the cross and resurrection?”, “Why the church?”, “Who is the Spirit?” and “Where did life come from and what is its end?”
Classic Bruins

Classic Bruins Supper

5-7 p.m.

Canyon Commons 101

Registration is required. Dinner cost is $12.

All Classic Bruins are welcome to attend this dinner with fellow classmates and alumni who graduated in 1969 or before. Enjoy dinner together in Canyon Commons, then head to the free concert afterwards.

Register Online

Music Department Concert

Music Department Concert

7:30-9 p.m.

Bauman Auditorium

No registration is required. There is no cost to attend.

Join faculty, music department friends and enthusiasts for this free concert featuring a wide repertoire performed by our music faculty. The first hour will include a vocal solo with piano, an original composition by professor Brent Weaver, as well as a percussion solo, marimba solo or quartet, and several other solos. The second portion of the evening will feature a faculty jazz quintet. This formal concert will be approachable for all ages.

Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019

10-year reunion

Alumni Association Board Meeting

1-2:30 p.m.

Stevens Center, Room 101

No registration is required. No cost to attend.

Interested in creating community for Bruin alumni? Curious about the Alumni Board? Attend this open-door meeting and meet current Alumni Association Board members. Bring your questions and suggestions. Or just come and enjoy bear claws and hear how this group makes a big impact on campus. 

10-year reunion

William Penn Honors Program Flash Seminar

1-3 p.m.

Pennington House

Registration is required by Sept. 13. No cost to attend.

Curious about the William Penn Honors Program that launched at George Fox University in 2014? Experience it yourself at this special Socratic seminar led by current honors program students. The text will be emailed to you prior to the event so you can read in advance of the seminar. Space is limited to 15 alumni.

Register Online

Campus Tour

Campus Tours

4 p.m. & 4:30 p.m.

Meet in front of Stevens Center

No registration is required. No cost to attend.

Curious about the all the new buildings on campus? Students will guide you through the newest buildings on campus: Canyon Commons, the Hadlock Student Center, the Maker Hub, and more! The tours will drop you at the Alumni Plaza just in time for the tailgate.

Also, be sure to stop by the Alumni Association tent in front of the Stevens Center to sign up for a free T-shirt!

Tailgate Party

Tailgate Party & Affinity Booths

5-6:45 p.m.

Bauman Parking Lot

Featuring the live music of DanceHally Days, Pennington bear, friendly clowns, face painting, and much more!

Free chili and cornbread for the first 500 guests.

Stop by the Alumni Association booth and sign up for a free George Fox T-shirt!

Be sure to visit these affinity booths:

  • Business & Accounting
  • Art Department
  • Events Work Study  
  • Juniors Abroad & Study Abroad
  • Intercultural Resource Center
  • Alumni Association booth

Football vs. Pomona-Pitzer

7 p.m. kickoff 

Stoffer Family Stadium

Two (2) free general admission football entires are availble for all alumni who register for a reunion or at the link below.  At the tailgate, come to the Alumni Association Tent to claim your entry. 

To purchase a ticket in the reserved seating section, please call 503-554-3910 or email

Free Football Admission

Class Reunions

10-year reunion

Class of 2009 Reunion

3-5 p.m.

Meet at the Alumni Association tent in front of the Stevens Center

Registration is required. No cost to attend.

Gather in front of the Stevens Center for campus tours beginning at 3 and 3:15 p.m. Tours depart promptly at these times so you have time to tour and relive the memories! Finish up the tour back in the quad at 4 p.m. for an ice cream social and time to reconnect with friends. Then head to the tailgate and football game. Kids are welcome to attend! 

Get two free entires (per alumni) to the football game when you register for this event.

Register Online

20-year reunion

Class of 1999 Reunion

3-5 p.m.

Meet at Hadlock Student Center

Registration is required. No cost to attend.

Reconnect with old friends in the Hadlock Student Center. Enjoy conversation and appetizers in the student leadership lounge, or head to the open gym to shoot hoops. The gym will be open for families. At 4:30 p.m., take a tour of the new buildings on campus, and end up at the Alumni Plaza and tailgate party!

Get two free entires (per alumni) to the football game when you register for this event.

Register Online

10-year reunion

Classes of 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965 Reunion

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Room is open

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Brunch is available

1 p.m.

University update 

Roberts Center, Room 117

Registration is required. Brunch cost is $10.

Join classmates and friends in welcoming Richard Foster back to campus for homecoming weekend. Roberts 117 will be available for people to come and go throughout the day. Come for brunch and linger over conversations. Leave plenty of time to visit an open house on your way to the tailgate and evening football game! Contact Lon Fendall for more information at 503-750-5108.

Open to all friends of the classes of 1962, 1963, 1964 and 1965

Register Online

Please note: These events traditionally held over homecoming weekend have new dates. Mark your calendars and make plans to attend!

  • Sports Hall of Fame: Oct. 11-12, 2019
  • Hadlock Alumni Days: Oct. 12, 2019
  • Alumni of Color Reception and Networking: February 2020
  • Honored Alumni Awards and Gala Dinner: Homecoming 2020

If you have questions or want more information,
call 503-554-2118
or email