Homecoming 2015 - Schedule of Events

Homecoming Weekend 2015 will be filled with events, gatherings and celebration as alumni come back to campus and share their memories and achievements.

Join classmates, friends, parents and families September 25 - 27 for a weekend of fun.



Reunion Class and Affinity Group Celebrations | 5:00 pm - 7 pm
Science Hall Commons

Complimentary to Reunion Years and Affinity Groups

Class Years Celebrating include: 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, & 2010.

Affinity Groups Celebrating include: Golden Griffin Fund, Football, Masters of Sport Administration, & Soccer (50 years).

There is a charge of $5 for Guests who are not an affinity group alumni or celebrating their reunion year.

Enjoy Wine (21 Brix Winery) and beer tastings.

Tent Party | 7 pm - 11 pm
Main Quadrangle

$35/person | $40/per person if registered after 9/18. (price excludes Food Trucks)
There will be live music by the Soul Providers, dinner buffet, open bar of beer and wine, food trucks, and more!

Comedy Hypnotist Eric Mina | 8 pm
Montante Cultural Center

FREE event for Students and Parents

Eric Mina's "Hypnotize Me" show is a high impact experience that is guaranteed to make you fall on the floor laughing. You will feel the excitement of a comedy hypnotist show the way it should be. "Hypnotize Me" is a fast-paced show that is incredibly fun and tasteful for all. This is entertainment so influencing that the audience members linger after the performance just to talk about what they saw!


Java with the Jesuits | 9 am  - 11 am
Loyola Hall

Join members of the Jesuit community for a tour of Loyola Hall.

Campus Open House | 10 am - 2:30 pm

Campus Tours | 11 am - 2:30 pm
Depart from Student Center

Women's Lacrosse Scrimmage | 10 am - 1 pm
Demske Sports Complex

10 am - 12 pm | Fall Ball Game (Canisius vs. Niagara) 
12 pm - 1 pm | Alumnae Game 

Fall Fest (Sponsored by Student Life) | 12 pm - 4 pm
KAC Parking Lot

Enjoy activities for children of all ages: pumpkin painting, balloon artist, food trucks.
$10/person - includes one ticket for a food truck lunch and Fall Fest activities.

Men's Lacrosse Scrimmage | 1 pm - 5 pm
Demske Sports Complex

1 pm | Ed Van Tine Alumni Game (this game will encompass all of our alumni)
2:30 pm | Young Alumni Griffs - Play the 2016 Griffs in a regular exhibition game

Alumni Mass | 4:30 pm
Christ the King Chapel

Homecoming Mass for alumni, students, parents, family, and friends.

Men's Soccer | 5 pm 
Demske Sports Complex

5 pm | Alumni Game
7 pm | Canisius vs. Monmouth

Distinguished Alumni Dinner | 6 pm 
Montante Cultural Center

6 pm | Cocktails
7 pm | Dinner

$80/person - includes open bar, dinner, and presentation.

Softball Alumnae Happy Hour | 7 pm 
Pearl Street Grill & Brewery

Informal gathering of Softball Alumnae @ Pearl Street Grill & Brewery. Cash Bar.


Architectural Pedal Tour of Buffalo | 10 am
Buffalo RiverWorks 

Enjoy a side of the city never seen before or visit your old favorites with fantastic style. Load your music, bring friends, and get ready for a fun-filled morning across amazing architectural and historical gems. 

$25/person - Seating is limited (21 and older only)

In conjunction with:
Buffalo Pedal Tours and Explore Buffalo

We will be meeting at Buffalo RiverWorks, 359 Ganson St, Buffalo, NY 14203 at 9:30 am.

Softball Event | 11 am 
Demske Sports Complex

Softball Alumnae Game & Home Run Derby followed by a picnic brunch.