• This photo was taken at Homecoming 2019.

    Virtual Homecoming 2020

    Join us online October 29-31!

  • This photo was taken at Homecoming 2019.

    Virtual Homecoming 2020

    Join us online October 29-31!

  • This photo was taken at Homecoming 2019.

    Virtual Homecoming 2020

    Join us online October 29-31!

  • This photo was taken at Homecoming 2019.

    Virtual Homecoming 2020

    Join us online October 29-31!

Events on Demand

In addition to live events, there will also be prerecorded events you can watch on your own time! You can find them all here on this page, just keep scrolling. Take this opportunity to go back and watch your favorite Homecoming musical, watch chapel, virtually tour campus or listen to our musical groups perform.

#bringHUhome20

Share your photos and memories throughout the weekend, and we will share them on the official Harding University Facebook, Instagram and Twitter platforms! Follow the Office of Alumni Relations and other departments on campus for updates and announcements. You can find them using our social media directory.

Harding Network

University alumni can now connect with each other in a new digital space through Harding Network. The Office of Alumni Relations launched Harding Network as a tool for alumni to communicate with each other and stay up to date on what’s happening at Harding. Join our information session during Homecoming weekend to learn more.

Homecoming Parade & Crowning of the Queen

Join us live on Saturday at 11 a.m. as we bring back the Homecoming Parade! At the end of the parade, the Homecoming court and Queen will be announced and parade awards will be announced! There will also be performances by the Thundering Herd Band and the Bison cheerleaders!

Black & Gold Alumni Awards

On Friday at 7 p.m. we will honor alumni who are making an impact in their communities and around the world. These alumni were chosen for their degree of excellence and recognition in their fields; active support of the University; and service to their community, church and God.

  • Dr. Mike (’68) and Nancy Lavender (’75) O’Neal ,
    Distinguished Alumni

  • Dr. Will (’05) and Alisa Wright (’05) Copeland ,
    Outstanding Young Alumni

  • Shelley Privett (’89) Chesney ,
    Outstanding Alumni College of Allied Health

  • Shelly Parks (’01) ,
    Outstanding Alumni College of Arts & Humanities

  • Dr. Leslie Williams (’88) ,
    Outstanding Alumni College of Bible & Ministry

  • Paul Woodard (’87) ,
    Outstanding Alumni College of Business Administration

  • Dr. Charles Dupre (’84) ,
    Outstanding Alumni College of Education

  • Audrianna Copeland (’12) ,
    Outstanding Alumni College of Nursing

  • Dr. Fortune Mhlanga (’84) ,
    Outstanding Alumni College of Sciences

Theatre & Music on Demand

In addition to live events, there are also events you can watch on your own time, including a theatre performance — "Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play" — and musical performances from different groups on campus including Pied Pipers!

Volleyball Scrimmage

Join the Lady Bisons Volleyball team for their scrimmage on Thursday at 6 p.m. live from the Rhodes-Reaves Field House.


Homecoming Schedule: October 29-31, 2020

Even though traditional Homecoming festivities on campus are postponed for 2020, we are still celebrating our 96th anniversary! There will still be numerous opportunities to reconnect to your alma mater for a weekend of spirit and camaraderie from the comfort of your home! View this schedule for the most up to date information and links to join events. Share your photos with us using #bringHUhome20.

Thursday, October 29 Schedule

10 a.m. — Chapel broadcast

5 p.m. — “Live at Five” broadcast

Diamond and Diamond Plus Circles virtual reunions will honor classes of ’70, ’65, ’60, ’55, ’50 and ’45. If you are interested in hosting an online reunion for your class, email alumni@harding.edu. 

Events On Demand:

Join HardingNETWORK! — This information session is presented by Heather Kemper, Director of Alumni & Parent Relations.

Alumni Art Show

"Every Voice" Exhibit in the Brackett Library

Homecoming Chapels from 2017, 2018 and 2019

ASI & L.C. Sears Collegiate Seminar Series Lecture: Jerry Mitchell

Pied Pipers, a children's theatre troupe perform their original version of the classic song, "B-I-N-G-O!" A fun performance for the young and the young at heart, sure to have you singing along! 

Friday, October 30 Schedule

10 a.m. — Chapel Live

5 p.m. — “Live at Five” broadcast

7 p.m. — 96th Anniversary Virtual Black and Gold Banquet: A wonderful evening to remind you of your favorite Harding memories celebrated with some of your favorite Harding heroes and Harding’s outstanding and distinguished alumni.

Events On Demand:

Join HardingNETWORK! — This information session is presented by Heather Kemper, Director of Alumni & Parent Relations.

Alumni Art Show

"Every Voice" Exhibit in the Brackett Library

Homecoming Chapels from 2017, 2018 and 2019

ASI & L.C. Sears Collegiate Seminar Series Lecture: Jerry Mitchell

Pied Pipers, a children's theatre troupe perform their original version of the classic song, "B-I-N-G-O!" A fun performance for the young and the young at heart, sure to have you singing along! 

Saturday, October 31 Schedule

9:30-10:30 a.m. — Virtual President’s Council fall 2020 business meeting

10 a.m. — Virtual Alumni chapel (2010) — Remember the songs and share the memories of chapel with other alumni

11 a.m. — Homecoming Parade, Crowning of the Homecoming Queen & a special performance from the Thundering Herd Marching Band and the Bison Cheerleaders!

8 p.m. — Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play (PPV Streaming)

Classes of ’45, ’50, ’55, ’60, ’65, ’70, ’75, ’80, ’85, ’90, ’95, ’00, ’05, ‘10 and ‘15 can celebrate together virtually.  If you are interested in hosting an online reunion for your class, email alumni@harding.edu. 

Events On Demand:

Homecoming Chapels from 2017, 2018 and 2019

Bison Football Games from 2017, 2018 and 2019

Join HardingNETWORK! — This information session is presented by Heather Kemper, Director of Alumni & Parent Relations.

Alumni Art Show

"Every Voice" Exhibit in the Brackett Library

ASI & L.C. Sears Collegiate Seminar Series Lecture: Jerry Mitchell

Pied Pipers, a children's theatre troupe perform their original version of the classic song, "B-I-N-G-O!" A fun performance for the young and the young at heart, sure to have you singing along! 

Contact Us

Homecoming is hosted by Alumni Relations
501-279-4276
Toll Free 800-477-4312, ext. 1
alumni@harding.edu

Parade Rules

Each group participating in the parade will be responsible for providing their own vehicle, trailer and decorating materials. Individuals involved in the building process should wear masks at all times, remain six feet apart and follow the Homecoming Parade rules and regulations.