Homecoming Weekend: October 14, 2023

A weekend full of celebration will be held during the 96th-annual Homecoming Weekend at Hanover College. The event, which occurs on October 13-15, will include the presentation of Hanover's highest alum awards, a win for Hanover's football team, a 50-year class reunion, and so much more.

Click the links above for more information about the Homecoming Schedule, Reunions, Greek House activities, or places to stay.  Please check back often for updates!

What's new this year?

  1. ROCK THE CLOCK!  Let's kick homecoming off the right way and ROCK THE CLOCK on Friday, October 13.  The students love him, and so will you; DJ Tonee will bring a great list of music to get you moving.  Thirsty?  We'll have a cash bar (beer and wine), water, and regular drinks.  
    • SPECIAL REUNION GATHERINGS:   The Classes of 2013 and 1998 will have a dedicated area to gather and mingle, so bring your lawn chairs and dancing shoes.
  2. VIP Dinner will now take place on Friday evening, October 13.
  3. Alumni Awards Luncheon has a new date and time: Saturday, October 14.

Homecoming Schedule

Homecoming & Tailgating

  • August 2023: An email will go out to year's season tailgate holders to renew their tailgate spot. They will forfeit their spot if not renewed by mid-August. Tailgate Football Players and their families can sign up for open tailgate spots.
  • Late August 2023: The tailgate link will be active on the athletic website for NEW season tailgate spots. Season spots are $100.00
  • Late September 2023: A Link will be available for Homecoming Tailgate spots 
    These spots are first-come, first-serve until the grass lot sells. These spots are $25.00 per spot and will be available through the link only, with no phone calls.

Stay Up-To-Date

The alumni-only section of our website allows you to update your contact information, add your business information, access the online alum directory, see you're giving history, and decide what you want to display on the alum directory. Plus, you'll have full access to your alumni benefits!

Go to our.hanover.edu/alumni-login to register or log in; if you're already a member, great! If not, you will need to register as a New User, and once we verify your alum status, you will have full access and be able to log in! If you have trouble accessing the alum website, please contact advancementservices@hanover.edu.

Look Back at Homecoming 2022

  • See highlights and homecoming history
  • To view a photo recap, visit our Flickr page
  • Homecoming Recap Video 

Future Homecoming Dates

  • October 5, 2024
    • 10-Year Reunion:  Class of 2014 
    • 25-Year Reunion:  Class of 1999 
    • 50-Year Reunion:  Class of 1974 
    • Golden Panthers:  All classes celebrating 51+ years


Please get in touch with the Office of Alumni Relations.

94th-annual Homecoming