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Our student-focused Hype team invites students to experience campus life through a variety of student-focused “Hype” platforms including publications, social media, and street team opportunities.

Hyped for Homecoming

CWU’s campus is about to experience a new level of school spirit in the next several days. So what is this event that brings our Wildcat community out from their cozy dens and into all of the fun? Homecoming!!

125 years of Wildcat pride are culminating into one fun-filled week. So get your homework done and brace yourselves because there isn’t a single event that you’re going to want to miss!

Wildcat Homecoming Events

Pull out your planners and get your pencils ready! Here is the full list of events for Homecoming Week:

Monday, Oct. 10

Spirit Door & Hall Decorating Contest
Judges will check out displays of Wildcat pride throughout CWU residence halls, campus departments and downtown businesses and reward the displays with the most spirit. Winners will be announced on Wednesday.

Monday Movie Madness: Secret Life of Pets
SURC Theatre | 7 & 9:30 p.m. | Free w/CWU ID, $3 General Admission
Catch these adorable furry friends face their wildest adventure yet! Bring the little ones along for this family-friendly feature.


Tuesday, Oct. 11

Mr. and Ms. Central
SURC Ballroom | 7 p.m. | Free | Open to the public
Winners from each residence hall will all-out-battle for the coveted titles of Mr. and Ms. Central in this long-standing Homecoming Week tradition! Everyone is invited to enjoy this epic talent competition.

Who knows, you may even see Wellington show off a few of his talents…

Wednesday, Oct. 12

Oktoberfest Dinner
Holmes Dining | 4:30-7 p.m. | $14 +tax  (meal discounts apply) | Open to the public
Grab a friend and head down to Holmes Dining for a delicious, authentic German feast!
What’s on the menu?
Meat & Cheese Platter
German Harvest Salad
Potato Pancakes
Bratwurst & Sauerkraut
Grilled Onions
German Chocolate Cake
Ice Cream
Spiced Cider
And so much more!
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If this menu doesn’t make you hungry, we don’t know what will…

Wellington’s Wildfire
Alder Recreation Complex | 6 – 9 p.m. | Free | Open to CWU students and alumni
Gather around a bonfire and celebrate being a Wildcat! 88.1 The ‘Burg will provide music as students and alumni enjoy a BBQ, the Challenge Course, games and contests while hanging out with CWU athletes and friends.

Thursday, Oct. 13

Volleyball vs. Alaska Anchorage
Nicholson Pavilion | 7 p.m. | $8, $5, CWU students free w/ ID

Women’s Soccer vs. Saint Martin’s
CWU Soccer Complex | 3 p.m. | $6, $3, CWU students free w/ ID

Friday, Oct. 14

ASCWU Clubs Fair
SURC E Patio, SURC 137 | 1-3 p.m. | Free
Take the time to find the perfect club for you on campus!

Homecoming Dance
SURC Ballroom | 9 p.m. | $5 | Open to CWU students
This year’s dance will send everyone back in time to celebrate Central’s 125 years.

Saturday, Oct. 15

Wildcat Color 5K
SURC East Patio | 10 a.m. | $15 per runner | Open to the public
Register by Oct. 7 for a free long sleeve event shirt.

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Women’s Rugby vs. Quinnipac
Rugby Pitch | 11 a.m. | $6, $3, CWU students free w/ ID

Wildcat Pep Rally
SURC East Patio | Noon | Free | Open to the public
Bring your school spirit, meet at the wildcat statue and cheer on the CWU Wildcats.

Football vs. Western Oregon University
Nicholson Pavilion | 1 p.m. | $12, $10, $7, $5, CWU students free w/ ID

Volleyball vs. Alaska Fairbanks
Nicholson Pavilion | 7 p.m. | $8, $5, CWU students free w/ ID

Comedian Brian Regan
SURC Ballroom | 7 & 9:30 p.m. | $20 CWU Student w/ ID, $35 GA, $45 Reserved
Share some laughs with fellow Wildcats at either of Brian Regan’s shows on Saturday night as he entertains with his hilarious observational comedy. Get your tickets at http://www.cwu.edu/tickets.

Can’t wait to see you there, Wildcats! 🐾

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