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    October 6 - 7, 2017

» The Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration

Friday, October 6 - Saturday, October 7, 2017

Save the date and start making your plans to join us for The Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration this fall! We invite all members of the Chapman Family (alumni, students, faculty, staff, families and friends) to come to campus to celebrate all things Chapman.

Register today for The Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration »

Here's a sample of what's in store for The Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration:

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  • Get back in the classroom for a Faculty Master Class.
  • Give back to the community and enjoy a pancake breakfast at Socktober Saturday. Learn more »
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch and try your hand at some larger-than-life versions of your favorite games at the Chapman Family Picnic.
  • Sample unique chilis, enjoy beer and wine, and cast your vote for the People's Choice Award at the 8th Annual Chili Cook-Off and Tailgate.
  • Recognize distinguished Chapman alumni at the Chapman University Distinguished Alumni Awards program.
  • Celebrate the dedication of the Erin J. Lastinger Tennis Center and check out this exciting new facility. 

Interested in volunteering at Homecoming? 

Fill out our quick volunteer form and let us know your availability »

+ - Schedule of Events

Check out the schedule of events to get an idea of what's in store for you at The Chapman Family Homecoming Celebration. Check back often as more events and details are added regularly. 

View the schedule of events »

+ - Maps, Directions and Parking

First time to campus? Haven't been back in a while? Please use the resources below to guide your way around our beautiful campus:

Interactive campus map »

PDF campus map »

Driving directions »

Visitor parking information »

+ - Accommodations and Dining in Orange

Coming in from out of town? We’ve got you covered. Chapman University is just steps away from the Orange Plaza Historic District and minutes from many world class hotspots for dining and entertainment. 

View a list of lodging options near campus »

View a list of dining options near campus »

Calling All Chili Chefs!

Got a great recipe for chili? We're looking for teams to participate in the 8th Annual Chili Cook-Off!

Learn more about the rules, regulations and timeline for the Chili Cook-Off »

Enter a team to participate in the Chili Cook-Off »

Contact Us

For alumni inquiries:

Office of Alumni Engagement
(714) 997-6681

For parent and family inquiries:

Office of Parent Engagement
(714) 997-6558

For general inquiries:

Andi Doddridge
Assistant Director, Events and Programs
(714) 744-7679

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