Saturday, September 12, 2015

8:30 - 10 a.m. | BU Legacy Breakfast

Alumni Center

For more than 150 years, Baker University has passed along a tradition of generations graduating from the Baldwin City campus. Parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts and siblings of current students are closely intertwined with the Baker family tree. If you have a student attending Baker this year and you or a member of your family attended Baker before them, you are invited to our Legacy Breakfast. Hosted by the Alumni Association, the free event at the Alumni Center (former Phi Mu house) on Eighth Street is a perfect occasion to catch up with your relatives as they share their Baker memories.

9 a.m. - 9 p.m. | Volleyball Invitational

Collins Center

The volleyball team will host a tournament on Friday and Saturday. Teams include Graceland, Northwestern, Bellevue, Ottawa and Oklahoma City. First serve is at 9 a.m. and play concludes with the last scheduled match at 7 p.m. Full schedule can be found at www.bakerwildcats.com 

Admission: adults $10, students with ID $5, military (with valid military ID) $5, senior citizens (62 and older) $5, children under 5 are free. Baker students, faculty, staff with ID are free. Tickets can be purchased at www.bakerwildcats.com or at the gate on game day. We are no longer offering or honoring the pass option for Baker events.

10:30 a.m. - 1:30  p.m. | Brunch

Dining Hall, Long Student Center

The dining hall provides an all-you-care-to-eat brunch, including hot entrees and sides, salad bar, fresh fruit, deli bar, desserts and beverages. Door price is $8.25. Students may use their meal plan account. 

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Bookstore Open

Long Student Center, First Floor

Browse the Baker Bookstore for your latest Baker gear including T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, blankets and much more.

11 a.m. - Noon | Phi Eta Sigma Initiation

Alumni Center

Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, the oldest and largest first-year honor society, rewards first-year collegiate scholarship. Family and friends are welcome to join the ceremony and celebration as we initiate new members.

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Parade of Homes

Residence Halls & Apartments

Visit your student's home away from home . . . and his or her friends' too. Residence halls main doors will be open during this time.

1 - 4 p.m. | Family Weekend Photo Booth

Liston Stadium

Say CHEESE! Stop by and take a photo of you and your family in the Wildcat photo booth.

1 - 4 p.m. | Quayle Bible Collection Tours

Collins Library

King David: Poet, Warrior, Seducer, and Murderer | King David is a complex and, in many ways, contradictory figure. Living during the 10th century BCE, he was the second king of Judah and the first king to unite all of the tribes of Israel in what is now known as the United Monarchy. The exhibit shows images of his rise to power in the Court of Saul, of breaking away and establishing his own court in Jerusalem, as well as the struggles within his court and the triumphs and tragedies of his personal life and relationship with God.

2 p.m. | National Society of Collegiate Scholars Induction Convocation

McKibbin Recital Hall

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars is an international honor society for first- and second-year students engaged in leadership and service programs. The Baker University chapter of NSCS will host its annual Induction Convocation to induct new members into the society. Parents and family members are encouraged to attend with their student. Refreshments will be served following the ceremony.

4 p.m. - 6 p.m. | Dinner

Dining Hall, Long Student Center

The dining hall provides an all-you-can-eat meal, including hot entrees and sides, pizza, gluten-free choices, grill, salad bar, fresh fruit, deli bar, potato bar, soup, desserts and beverages. Cost is $8.25. at the door. Students may use their meal plan account.

4 - 6 p.m. | Mungano Alumni Tailgate

Liston Stadium Parking Lot

Mungano members, alumni, and parents are invited to attend the pregame tailgate. Stop by for a hot dog and soda before the game. Look for the Mungano banner!

6 p.m. | Football vs. William Penn University

Liston Stadium

The football team continues Heart of America Athletic Conference play, as they take on conference newcomers William Penn University from Oskaloosa, Iowa. Come on out and help cheer the Wildcats to victory.

Admission: adults $10, students with ID $5, military (with valid military ID) $5, senior citizens (62 and older) $5, children under 5 are free. Baker students, faculty, staff with ID are free. Tickets can be purchased at www.bakerwildcats.com or at the gate on game day. We are no longer offering or honoring the pass option for Baker events.