Homecoming, themed Better Together, will feature both new events and long-standing traditions for alumni.
The alumni class tailgate is new on the schedule of events, replacing the usual class dinner. There is a $5 sign-up fee for the tailgate, with free admission to children ages two and younger.
Beginning in 1973, graduates of years that end in a three or eight are invited to attend their class reunion this year.
Graduates of years ending in three or eight going back to the year of 1973 are invited to attend their class reunion this year, however, alumni not having a reunion this year can still register to attend other Homecoming events.
The national championship football class of 1973 will have a reunion this year, as well. On Friday, there will be a dinner for all who register, and a class recognition during the football game. Following the game, a firework show will light up the sky above Wildcat Stadium.
Prickly Pears will be on display in the Brown library from Thursday to Sunday, allowing visitors to be submerged in the past, and giving current students the ability to see how ACU looked and functioned in past years.
The theatre department’s musical this year is Wonderful Town. Showtimes will be on Friday, Saturday and Sunday with tickets available for purchase online or at the door.