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President's Reception

Friday, October 3, at 5:30 p.m.

Join the President in welcoming you to campus at the new River House, and mingle with alumni, parents, and faculty.

BBQ Grillin

Saturday, October 4, at 10:30 a.m.

Enjoy BBQ on Science Green with a cash bar. Includes Professors’ Corner. This event is $15.00 per person and $10.00 for children ages 3-12.

Dolphin Walk

Saturday, October 4, at 12:00 p.m.

The JU Marching Band will march through campus starting at Dolphin Green, continuing past the Dolphin Sculptures for a good luck touch, and ending at D.B. Milne Field!

The Game

Saturday, October 4, at 1:00 p.m.

The Dolphins take on the Drake Bulldogs! For ticket info, please visit or call (904) 256-7425

Let’s go Dolphins!

Welcome Alumni, Parents and Families!

We hope you will make plans to join us for Homecoming and Family Weekend, October 3-5, 2014.

Homecoming is the perfect time to show your Dolphin pride, reconnect, spend time with family and discover the ever-changing JU Campus.

Let’s make some new memories!

Jacksonville University held its first Homecoming banquet at George Washington Hotel, with Congressman Charles E. Bennett as the speaker on November 23, 1951. In 1969 JU welcomed Neil Diamond to campus to take the stage in front of students, alumni and faculty. In 1981 Bruce Springsteen brought more than 10,000 fans to the coliseum to celebrate Homecoming where students enjoyed Springsteen tunes as well as the Doobie Brothers. Throughout the late 90’s and early 21st century the week of Homecoming has been expanded and JU has adopted some new traditions like Mock Rock where students get together and put on skits.

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