Homecoming Events

Whether you're a recent graduate or seasoned alumni, Homecoming is your chance to reconnect with old friends, reminisce about your student days, and create new memories that will last a lifetime. 

Registration is now open! Get ready to immerse yourself in a whirlwind of nostalgia, excitement, and unforgettable moments as we come together to celebrate the legacy of our university. 

From spirited class reunions to exclusive faculty events, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Mark your calendars for the weekend of October 17 to 20, 2024. Join us for a Homecoming experience like no other as we celebrate the past, present, and future of our alma mater.

Schedule of Events

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Thursday, Oct. 17

Friday, Oct. 18

Friday Welcome and Check-in

Grant Hall
Start your Homecoming weekend with a visit to Grant Hall for our annual Welcome & Check-in. You can check-in, find information about activities happening over the weekend, pick up your commemorative name tag button, grab a program guide, souvenirs, reunion pins, and much more.

Sc'54 Get Together

Portsmouth Tavern
Join Sc'54 classmates for an evening of fun and reconnection for a relaxed and enjoyable time catching up with old friends.

Sc'69 Reception

Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront

Our weekend will begin with a low-key reception in our hospitality suite. Come prepared for a casual, friendly night amongst friends and classmates. 

Artsci'79 Get Together

Delta Hotels Kingston Waterfront
Join us for an exhilarating evening of reconnection and camaraderie. Gather with your fellow Artsci'79 alumni for a lively evening filled with memories, laughter, and meaningful conversations.

Sc'59 65th Reunion Dinner

Donald Gordon Centre
Celebrate the 65th anniversary of receiving our iron rings. Join fellow alumni for an evening filled with nostalgia, camaraderie, and celebration.

Sc'79 Banquet

Donald Gordon Centre
Join us for a spectacular evening of celebration and reconnection. Gather with fellow graduates for exquisite dining, joyous reunions, and delightful surprises.

Artsci'74 Evening Get Together

To Be Decided

Join us for an evening of laughter, shared memories, and catching up with old friends. This evening promises to be a delightful occasion filled with nostalgia and camaraderie. Stay tuned for more details on the downtown location where we'll gather to celebrate our time together as members of Artsci'74. Get ready to make new memories and relive our student days!

Artsci/PHE'84 Concert

BLU Martini
Start the homecoming weekend with a special performance by our very own Alison Pester, accompanied by Chris Jackson. Join us for an evening of fantastic music, delicious food, and great company.

Sc'74 Get Together

Delta Hotels Kingston Waterfront

Join us for an unforgettable evening of reunion and celebration. Gather with fellow graduates for an evening filled with camaraderie, memories, and spectacular harbour views.

MBA'79 Reunion Launch Dinner

The Keg
Join your MBA'79 classmates for a casual and friendly evening filled with laughter and remembering our student days over delicious food. This is the perfect opportunity to reconnect with classmates you may not have seen since our last reunion or even since our time as students.

Sc'99 Social

The Grizzly Grill
Join us for an exhilarating evening of reconnection and celebration. Gather with classmates at the lively Grizzly Grill for a night of fun, laughter, and nostalgia.

Saturday, Oct. 19

Saturday Welcome and Check-in

Grant Hall
Start your Homecoming weekend with a visit to Grant Hall for our annual Welcome and Check-in. You can check-in, find information about activities happening over the weekend, pick up your commemorative name tag button, grab a program guide, souvenirs, reunion pins, and much more.

Biology Department: Biosciences Complex Tours

Biosciences Complex
Tour the Biosciences Complex for a showcase of the exciting work being done in Biology. See sophisticated equipment, high-tech laboratories, and the latest in teaching and learning. Explore the 150 plant species at the Phytotron Facility.

Five Year Reunion Coffee Up

Athletics and Recreation Centre

Stop by the Five Year Reunion Coffee Up and celebrate your five year reunion!

A perfect meeting place for you and your classmates to grab a complimentary coffee or tea, enter the Class of 2019 raffle, and pick up your five year reunion pin!

All alumni celebrating a five year reunion are welcome! 

Spirit Corner

Grant Hall
Celebrate your tricolour spirit with the QSAA while face-painting, sign making, and a creating a communal banner which will be walked during the Alumni Parade.

Chemical Engineering Open House

Dupuis Hall
Join the Department of Chemical Engineering for an open house of Dupuis Hall. This all-ages event is an opportunity to learn what's new with the department and the university, reconnect with former classmates, and meet current students.

Civil Engineering Open House

Ellis Hall
Join the Department of Civil Engineering for an open house at Ellis Hall. This all-ages event is an opportunity to learn what's new with the department and the university, reconnect with former classmates, and meet current students.

Electrical and Computer Engineering Open House

Walter Light Hall
Join the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for an open house in Walter Light Hall. This all-ages event is an opportunity to learn what's new with the department and the university, reconnect with former classmates, and meet current students.

Graduate Students and Alumni - Meet, Walk, and Watch Party

Agnes Benidickson Field
Get ready to reconnect and celebrate at the Fall Harvest Alumni Gathering on Agnes Benidickson Field and enjoy some light refreshments. Meet current students and fellow alumni before marching with the spirited Q Move Crew in the Alumni Parade to Richardson Stadium. Cheer on the Queen's Gaels as they take on the Waterloo Warriors during the football game. 

Homecoming Football Game

Richardson Stadium
Get ready to ignite the spirit of Homecoming weekend with a burst of tricolour pride! Join your fellow alumni as we rally behind the Gaels for an electrifying display of team spirit!

Tricolour Guard Halftime Parade

Richardson Stadium
Get ready to witness a spectacular celebration of Queen's legacy and tradition during the halftime parade at the Homecoming football game! Join us as we pay homage to the esteemed Tricolour Guard, a distinguished group of alumni whose contributions to Queen's span decades.

Tricolour Guard Reception & Dinner

Ban Righ Hall
Enjoy a cocktail reception at Grant Hall followed by dinner at Ban Righ to connect with fellow Tricolour Guard members, mix and mingle, and learn about what's new with the university.  The evening is a chance to share stories and memories, and to celebrate relationships that have lasted for over half a century.

PHE'84 Cocktails & Dinner

BLU Martini
Join your fellow PHE'84 classmates for an unforgettable evening . Gather for a night of reminiscing about our school days and catching up on what we've been doing since graduation.

Law'94 Dinner

Pan Chancho Bakery & Cafe
Law'94 alumni start your reunion evening with delicious appetizers  while mingling with old friends. Relax, unwind, and catch up before the main event.

Meds'79 Class Dinner

University Club

Join us for dinner as we celebrate the 45th Reunion of Meds'79! It will be a night filled with shared laughter, stories, and rekindling friendships. Cocktail hour begins at 6 pm (cash bar), providing the perfect opportunity to mingle, catch up, and reminisce about our days in medical school. 

Rehab'84 Dinner

The Grizzly Grill
Get ready for a night of joy, laughter, and reconnection. Join fellow Rehab'84 classmates for an evening filled with delightful food, fond memories, and wonderful company.

MBA'79 Class Dinner

The River Mill
Our gathering promises an exquisite dining experience with a specially curated set menu, thoughtfully designed to cater to diverse dietary preferences including vegetarian and vegan options. 

BNSc'89 Dinner

Frontenac Club
Get ready for an evening of delightful connections and warm memories. Gather with fellow nursing classmates for a night of reminiscing, reconnecting, and relishing the shared experiences that made our time at Queen's and Kingston so special.

Sunday, Oct. 20

Sc'69 Farewell Breakfast

Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront

Sc'69 alumni and their guests will enjoy a continental breakfast together before calling an end to the weekend and heading home. We'll share our favourite memories of the weekend and spend a little more quality time together.

 

Com'64 Sunday Morning Brunch

Private residence
Join us for a delightful and refreshing brunch hosted by Beth and Gregor Caldwell at their home on Wolfe Island. This event promises a perfect blend of relaxation, nostalgia, and reconnection for all Com'64 alumni and their partners.