Homecoming 2019

October 3-5, 2019
Homecoming Parade

Members from the Men’s Basketball Team and President Johnson gear up for the 2018 Homecoming Parade

All Finlandia University and Suomi College alumni are invited back to campus for the 2019 Homecoming celebration, October 3-5, 2019.

Homecoming schedule of events

Thursday Oct. 3

12PM – Taste of Success: Stephen Szuber ’77. Join us at Mannerheim Central and listen to alumnus Stephen Szuber talk about his career as the NAFTA Regional Lead at Fiat Chrysler and what’s driving him now that he’s retired.

4-6PM Alumni-Student Community Service at Servant Leadership House. We will be cleaning out the attic of the Servant Leadership House (formerly the Robinson House), which will be used as a communal space for guests and the girls who live in the house. Please sign up to volunteer here so we can anticipate the number of volunteers we will have.

7PM Mock Rock – Student Lip Sync competition at the Chapel of St. Matthew

Friday Oct. 4

10AM Campus Tour

11:30AM-1PM Alumni & Student Lunch at Finn Hall Cafe

2PM  Campus Tour

8PM Sisu Classic Women’s Volleyball v Buena Vista at Paavo Nurmi Center

Saturday Oct. 5

9AM Sisu Classic Women’s Volleyball v Grace Christian at Paavo Nurmi Center

10AM Alumni Memorial Service at Chapel of St. Matthew. If you can’t make it but would like to honor someone who has passed within the last year, please fill out this short form. Location changed from Old Main to Chapel of St. Matthew.

10:45AM Shuttle begins running from McAfee Field to Quincy Green for anyone who would like to drop off their car at the field.

11:30AM Homecoming Parade from Quincy Green to McAfee Field

12:00PM Spirit & Traditions Pep Rally at McAfee Field

1PM Football v Olivet at McAfee Field

3PM Sisu Classic Women’s Volleyball v Mount Mary at Paavo Nurmi Center

BONUS: Sunday Oct. 6

2PM Men’s Soccer v UW-Whitewater at McAfee Field


Finlandia has worked with some local hotels to offer discounts to alumni for the Homecoming weekend. Alumni need only mention they will be staying for the Finlandia Homecoming weekend when making a reservation to receive the discount. The university has blocked off rooms at all hotel listed below.

Alumni Relations Staff

Doreen KorpelaExecutive Administrative Assistant, President & AdvancementFinlandia Universitydoreen.korpela@finlandia.edu906-487-7201
Karin Van DykeVice President for AdvancementFinlandia Universitykarin.vandyke@finlandia.edu906-487-7344

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