Wesley College Homecoming 2017

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Pre-registration for Homecoming 2017 is now closed. If you are planning to join us this weekend and have not yet completed the registration form, we ask that you please visit the check-in table at any of the scheduled events to register your attendance and purchase event tickets.

We look forward to welcoming you home!


Homecoming 2017
Friday, October 13 - Sunday, October 15

We cannot wait to welcome you back to Wesley for Homecoming 2017. Whether you are celebrating your 50th Class Reunion, or you just graduated this past year, there is something for everyone to enjoy! To start the registration process, review the schedule of events below, and then click the "Register Now" button at either the top or the bottom of the page.

Registration ends October 6, 2017.

This year we are pleased to offer an opportunity to sponsor different Homecoming events! For a detailed list of sponsorship opportunities and to purchase sponsorship packages, please visit Homecoming 2017 Sponsorship Opportunities.

There are still rooms available in our block at the Holiday Inn - Downtown Dover. When calling to reserve, please say you would like a room from the "Wesley College" block.

Friday, October 13

Welcome Home Continental Breakfast      
College Center, Parker Library Hallway and Gallery 
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Guided Campus Tours
Tours will leave from Alumni Circle, South Plaza
9:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.            

Lunch in Town
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Alumni and their families are invited to enjoy one of the many local eateries.

Wolverine Scavenger Hunt

12:00 noon Friday – 3:00 p.m. Saturday 
Beginning at noon on Friday and ending at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, revelers can scour the campus for a robust list of Wesley finds. Prizes awarded to those who can find the most items.


Golden Grads Lunch (classes of 1967 and earlier)

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

Annie Jump Cannon House

34 South State Street

Dover, Delaware


All Alumni Reunion, Hall of Fame & Distinguished Alumni Ceremony and Reception
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Maple Dale Country Club

180 Maple Dale Road, Dover, Delaware

This event will welcome you home and honor outstanding Wesley alumni in a special ceremony. It will be an evening full of inspiring stories, incredible accomplishments, and tremendous pride in Wesley. Appetizers will be served and a cash bar will be open before the ceremony begins. Following the ceremony, all guests are invited to a reception including heavy hors d'oeuvres, food stations, desserts, and cash bar. 

  • 5:00 p.m. – Reception for Inductees & Distinguished Alumni, families and friends            
  • 5:15 p.m. – Welcome Class of 1967 
  • 6:00 p.m. – Award & Induction Ceremony
  • 7:30 p.m. – All Reunion Reception   
    Rooms will be designated for specific reunion years and alumni

Saturday, October 14

Kegs and Eggs
Grey Fox Grille and Public House
140 South State Street, Dover, Delaware
9:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Back by popular demand, the Kegs & Eggs event continues but this year at an alumni favorite, The Grey Fox Grille and Public House (formerly Smithers).  Join us for a flight of Fordham Beer, breakfast fare and reminiscing—the perfect start to the Wesley tradition of Homecoming. 

Wesley College Alumni Softball Game
Wesley College Softball Field
10 a.m.

Wolverine Tailgating
Wolverine Village Tailgate Area
10:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Guided Campus Tours
Tours will leave every half hour from 9 – 11 a.m. from Alumni Circle, South Plaza. 

Alumni Check-in & Welcome Station
Alumni Tent at Wolverine Village Tailgate Area 
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Dedication of Alumni Circle
Alumni Circle, South Plaza
11:30 a.m. - 12 noon

Alumni Picnic & Tailgate
Alumni Tent at Wolverine Village Tailgate Area
11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Fuel yourself for the game by joining other alums at the Alumni Picnic & Tailgate! The tent opens at 11:00 a.m. with lunch. We know there are some people who do not want to sit in the stadium and watch the game. We are pleased to announce that the tent will stay open during the whole duration of the game and you are more than welcome to stay as long as you wish.

Wolverine Football - Wesley vs. Kean
Scott D. Miller Stadium
1:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 15

Wesley College Men's Lacrosse Alumni Game
11 a.m.
Scott D. Miller Stadium

Wesley College Women's Lacrosse Alumni Game
2 p.m.
Scott D. Miller Stadium


Contact Information
Primary Contact
Laura Bigham Mayse '92


Date & Location
Date: 10/13/2017 to 10/15/2017
Location: Wesley College
120 N. State St
Dover, DE 19901