Kelsey Peavler smiles as Clawz the mascot greets her at the 2017 Homecoming Football Game

Homecoming 2022
Schedule of Events


Save the Date

Thursday, September 29

6 p.m. – Class of 1962 Reunion – Chowning Executive Dining Room, Winters Dining Hall

  • Members of the class of 1962 are invited to attend a dinner in your honor as we celebrate your 60th class reunion. Alumni from previous classes are invited to attend as well. There is no charge for this event


7 p.m. – Women’s Volleyball vs. University of Pikeville – Gosser Gymnasium

7 p.m. – University Theater Production, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” – Russ Mobley Theater, Alumni Building

  • When the low-born Monty Navarro finds out that he’s eighth in line for an earldom in the lofty D’Ysquith family, he figures his chances of outliving his predecessors are slight and sets off down a far more ghoulish path. Can he knock off his unsuspecting relatives without being caught and become the ninth Earl of Highhurst? And what of love? Because murder isn’t the only thing on Monty’s mind….

Friday, September 30

11 a.m. – Golden Heritage Club Reunion, Lunch, Induction Ceremony – President’s Home

  • Golden Heritage Club members are invited to attend the annual reunion and lunch served in honor of this year inductees, the class of 1972! Cost is $20 each or $35 per couple. There is no charge for the Class of 1972 members. In honor of their 50th class reunion, the class of 1972 will be inducted into the Campbellsville University’s Golden Heritage Club, which is for alumni who have celebrated 50 years or more.



6 p.m. – Alumni Reception and Awards Ceremony – Banquet Hall

  • Join us for the annual Homecoming Dinner Reception and Awards Ceremony. This year we will honor the 2022 Distinguished Alumni along with other recognitions. Tickets are $20 each.


7 p.m. – Women’s Volleyball vs. University of the Cumberlands– Gosser Gymnasium

  • Come dressed in white to unify and cheer on the Lady Tigers against the Patriots.

8 p.m. – University Theater Production, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” – Russ Mobley Theater, Alumni Building

Saturday, October 1

8 a.m.-10 a.m. – Homecoming Family Breakfast – Winters Dining Hall

  • Come to campus early and visit Winters Dining Hall for a delicious breakfast prepared by Pioneer Foods! Catch up with friends, classmates and students over a cup of coffee! Enjoy a buffet breakfast before heading to reunions, dedications, parades and more! Cost is $7.50.

8 a.m.-Noon – Annual Homecoming Car Show, Celebrating 30 Years! – Montgomery Library Lawn

  • Shine your ride and come out to the car show on Montgomery Lawn. Each year classics, customs and muscle cars from all eras are on display! For more information, contact Stan McKinney at (270) 789-5035 or

9 a.m. – Class of 1997 25th Reunion – Winters Dining Hall, CEDR

Join your fellow classmates for breakfast before all the fun festivities start for Homecoming! To RSVP, please email or call 270-789-5149.

9 a.m.-12 p.m. – Alumna Christina Smith Art Exhibition – Pence-Chowning Art Gallery

Alumni Christina Smith will be the featured artist in “Handmade in the Everyday”, a fiber exhibition. Smith has been working with fiber and yarn artwork for over 15 years and specializes in crochet. She started Christina Ann Studios in 2016 as a way of intersecting her love for crochet with her love for the home.

CANCELLED 9a.m. – Presentation by CU Tennis Alum, Ken DeHart- Kelly Hall Tennis Complex

Ken, a 1970 alum, USPTA Master Professional and USPTA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner in 2021, will be back on campus to teach a few lessons on the courts.

10:00 a.m. – Gather @ The Chapel – Ransdell Chapel

Join us at Homecoming 2022 to reconnect and pause for a special time of prayer.

10:00 a.m.- Tennis Pro-Am -Kelly Hall Tennis Complex

Tennis alumni are invited back to compete against the current Tennis team or watch from the sidelines.

11a.m. – Homecoming Parade – Main Street, Campbellsville, Ky.

  • Always a crowd favorite, the annual Homecoming parade will follow the traditional route. Pick your best spot and enjoy this CU Homecoming tradition back in action!

11 a.m. – Lady Tiger Softball Alumni Game – Hord Softball Field

  • Come celebrate Coach Shannon Wathen’s 20th season with Lady Tiger Softball as we invite alumnae back to campus to celebrate the success of the program.

11 a.m.-1:45 p.m. – Homecoming Festival – Stapp Lawn

  • Reconnect with classmates, visit with your favorite professors or browse over 100 classic cars on Stapp Lawn! The Homecoming Festival has something for everyone. Inflatables, face painting, games, food and entertainment will make your day special.

11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. Hall of Fame Induction Reception – Hall of Fame Room, Athletic Fieldhouse

  • Join us as we celebrate the induction of Christi Thomas McGuire (Women’s Basketball), Zach Flake (Men’s Wrestling), Bailey Dillender (Softball), and Beauford Sanders (Baseball) into the Hall of Fame.

12:30 p.m. – Cheerleading Alumni Lunch – Powell Athletic Center

  • Come reconnect with former and current cheer squad members for lunch before heading over to the football game!
  • To RSVP, reach out to Michaela Jarman at or 270-789-5534.

Noon-1:30 p.m. – Lunch on Stapp Lawn

  • Visit the large white tents on Stapp Lawn for a delicious meal as you reminisce with friends and family. With multiple options and varying pricing, it is a must for your Homecoming visit!

2:01 p.m. – Homecoming Football Game – Finley Stadium, Citizens Bank Field

  • The Homecoming Football Game is set at one minute after the hour to pay honor to the legacy of the late legendary Tiger Football Coach Ron Finley! The matchup will be between your Fighting Tigers and the Eagles of Faulkner University! Come cheer on the Tigers as they celebrate their 35th year in action and see who will be crowned the 2022 Homecoming Queen.

7 p.m. – University Theater Production, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” – Russ Mobley Theater, Alumni Building

Sunday, October 2

2:30 p.m. – University Theater Production, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” — Russ Mobley Theater, Alumni Building


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