»The Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration Schedule of Events

*Event locations and times subject to change

+-Friday, October 4

The Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration Registration and Check-In
Pick up your packet, event schedule, tickets, maps and more to start the weekend off right!
Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Rinker Atrium, Argyros Forum

Chapman Day of Service
Come together with members of the Chapman Family (alumni, students, faculty, staff, families and friends) to roll up your sleeves and engage in a service opportunity with one of many non-profit agencies in the local community. More details coming soon!
Time:  TBD
Location: Various 

Faculty Master Classes
Attend a Master Class taught by one of Chapman’s renowned faculty members and get a first-hand perspective of what it’s like to be a Chapman student today. 
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Location: TBD 

Dialogue with the Deans
Join the deans from Chapman’s schools and colleges for a conversation about the latest and greatest academic news and happenings.
Time: 5 - 6 p.m.
Location: TBD 

President’s Circle Reception and Dinner
Members of the President’s Circle are invited to a private dinner and reception with President Jim Doti to honor their generous commitment to the Chapman Fund.
Time: 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: George H. W. Bush Conference Center, Beckman Hall, Room 404

Shabbat Dinner and Service
A Shabbat service and complimentary kosher dinner provided by Chapman Hillel for friends, families and those attending their first Shabbat. 
Time:  6 p.m. 
Location: Wallace All Faiths Chapel 

First Cut
Check out of the work of the storytellers of tomorrow at this screening of student films from Dodge College of Film and Media Arts.
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Folino Theater, Marion Knott Studios

+- Saturday, October 5

Chapman University Toyota of Orange 5K Run/Walk
Be part of the Chapman 5K and enjoy a scenic route through the Old Towne Orange Historic District, goody bags and finishers medals and a healthy “breakfast of champions” at the end of the race. 
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Location: Attallah Piazza

The Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration Registration and Check-In
Pick up your packet, event schedule, tickets, maps and more.
Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Rinker Atrium, Argyros Forum  

Chancellor’s Coffee and Parents Ambassador Council Welcome
Join Chancellor Daniele Struppa for a cup of joe and learn about the latest campus happenings and updates.
Time:  10 – 11:30 a.m. 
Location: Bush Conference Center, Beckman Hall, Room 404 

Honors Program Coffee Open House
Parents, alumni and students are invited to drop in and join us for an Honors Program open house and meet the program director and faculty.
Time: 10:15 – 11 a.m.
Location: DeMille Hall, Room 152 

James L. and Lynne P. Doti Hall Open House and Alumni Legacy Plaque Unveiling
Tour Chapman’s newest classroom facility, Doti Hall.  Explore the new building, enjoy some refreshments, check out the Alumni Legacy wall and mingle with your fellow Panther grads. 
Time: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Doti Hall 

Chapman Family Lunch and Lawn Games
All members of the Chapman Family (alumni, students, faculty, staff, families and friends) are invited to join us for a fun afternoon of lunch on lawn games on Bert Williams Mall. Enjoy a picnic lunch and challenge your friends to a game of bocce ball, bean bag toss, trivia and much more. 
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Bert C. Williams Mall 

Parent Perspectives: Staying on Course Through Freshman, Sophomore, Junior and Senior Year
Get insight from parents who have been in your shoes and learn what the upcoming year has in store for your student and your family. Attend the session for student’s current class year and get answers to your questions while making new connections. Each year holds something new for students and our panel of Chapman parents is here to lend some advice and help guide you through your student’s Chapman journey.
Time: 1 – 2 p.m.
Location: TBD

Your Passport to Chapman: Campus Open House
Explore campus and learn more about Chapman’s schools, colleges and departments as you fill up your Passport to Chapman with stamps at each stop.
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Location: Various locations across campus 

President’s Welcome and University Update
President Doti welcomes the Chapman Family to campus and shares updates about the latest and greatest Chapman news and happenings.
Time: 4 – 5 p.m.
Location: Chapman Auditorium, Memorial Hall

4th Annual Chili Cook-Off and Tailgate
Something spicy is in the air for Chapman’s 4th annual Chili Cook-Off, sponsored by the Chapman University Alumni Association. The competition is tough and the prizes are smokin’. Enjoy sampling unique chilis, listening to live music and hanging out in the beer and wine garden.
Time: 5 – 6:30p.m.
Location: 
Attallah Piazza 

Homecoming Football Game Viewing Party in the Piazza
All members of the Chapman Family are invited to stay in Attallah Piazza after the Chili Cook-Off and Tailgate and watch the big game on live streaming TVs.  The Beer and Wine Gardens will remain open and food will be available for purchase.
Time: 6:30 – 10 p.m.
Location: Attallah Piazza 

Homecoming Football Game
Cheer the Panthers on to V-I-C-T-O-R-Y in the Homecoming football game!
Time:
7 p.m., pre-game event at 6:30 p.m.
Location:
Ernie Chapman Stadium 

Student and Young Alumni Post-Game Event
University Program Board (UPB) will be hosting a post-game party in the Argyros Forum Student Union. Current students and young alumni (those who graduated within the past ten years) are invited to catch up with old friends and make connections with new ones! There are plans for a cash bar and live music.
Time: 9:30 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Location: Argyros Forum, Student Union

+-Sunday, October 6

Interfaith Service
Join Chapman’s spiritual organizations for this special interfaith celebration. Share in song and prayer from a multitude of different faith traditions! All are welcome!
Time: 10 – 11 a.m. 
Location: Fish Interfaith Center

Big Band Champagne Brunch
Co-Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations and the College of Performing Arts
The Champagne Brunch will feature Chapman’s newest and brightest stars: our very own Big Band, under the direction of Albert Alva. A cross between Frank Sinatra and Harry Connick Jr., this ensemble will leave you wanting more.
Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Attallah Piazza
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