Homecoming Weekend

Homecoming Weekend will run from Friday, September 22 - Saturday, September 23, 2017.

What is Homecoming Weekend?

Homecoming is a weekend full of events, gatherings, and celebration as alumni come back to campus and share their memories and achievements.

Who’s Invited?

Everyone connected to Canisius is invited including alumni, parents, faculty, staff, students and friends! There are activities, events, and parties for everyone to enjoy.

Celebrated Class Years and Affinity Groups:

The Classes of 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012 will celebrate milestone reunions throughout the weekend. 

Affinity Groups including Afro American Society, Griff Alums Married to Alums, Biology Majors, Finance Majors, Hockey, Special Education Majors, Glee Club, ROTC, USA, and Little Theater will also celebrate during Homecoming.


Schedule of Events:

Friday, Septemeber 22:

Favorite Professor Reception
5:30 - 7:30 PM
Science Hall Atrium in Lower Level
$20 per person
Catch up with your favorite professor over drinks and appetizers.

Alumni Tent Party
7:00 - 11:00 PM
Science Hall Commons and Atrium (Main Parking Area)
$35 per person, $40 per person after September 18
Enjoy live music by A List, dinner provided by local food trucks (Lloyd, Frank's Gourmet Hot Dogs, and Ru's Pierogi) 21 Brix Wine, Flying Bison Beer, and more!

Saturday, September 23:

Fall Fest
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Main Quad
$10 per person. Includes one ticket for a food truck lunch and Fall Fest activities.
Enjoy activities for children of all ages, pumpkin painting, balloon artist, and food trucks. Sponsored by Student Life.

Campus Tours
Depart at 1:00 PM from Old Main

Java with the Jesuits
3:00 - 4:00 PM
Loyola Hall
Join members of the Jesuit community for a tour of Loyola Hall

Science Research Symposium
4:00 - 6:00 PM
Science Hall Rooms 1013A and 1013B

Men's Soccer vs. Binghamton
7:00 PM
Demske Field

Mass and Alumni Vow Renewal
4:30 PM
Christ the King Chapel
Please join fellow alumni and alums married to alums for a vow renewal during Mass.

Individual Decade Events:
6:00 - 8:00 PM

70's Alumni:
The Parkside Meadow
2 Russell Street, Buffalo, NY 14214
$20 per person. Includes food buffet. Cash Bar.

80's Alumni:
Cole's (3rd Floor)
1104 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
$20 per person. Includes food buffet. Cash Bar.

90's Alumni:
Mr. Goodbar
1114 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
Complimentary drink ticket (cash bar) and happy hour buffet (6:30 - 7:30 PM)

00's Alumni:
Soho Burger bar
64 West Chippewa, Buffalo, NY 14202
$20 per person. Includes food buffet. Cash Bar.