Mississippi University for Women invites alumni, friends and the campus community to a weekend filled with entertainment and activities for Homecoming festivities April 4-7.

“Join us as we celebrate the legacy of excellence during our upcoming Homecoming weekend at The W! From nostalgic reunions to thrilling events, there’s something for everyone to reconnect, reminisce and revel in the spirit of our alma mater. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable journey down memory lane,” said Cathryn Borer, director of alumni relations and donor engagement.

All alumni and friends are invited to embrace tradition and reconnect with their alma mater. Homecoming promises an exciting lineup of events, reunions and celebrations that will create lasting memories.

All alumni and guests are encouraged to begin Homecoming by checking in at Welty Hall prior to attending events. Check-in will be available from 1–5 p.m. Thursday, April 4, and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6.  

The festivities kick off Thursday, April 4, with a range of activities, from the Spring Fling for Graduating Seniors to the Alumni Art Exhibition and Reception. The day will conclude with the Interclub March at 6:30 p.m., followed by a performance of “Bourbon and Laundry” by our talented students from the Department of Theatre in the Black Box Theatre, Cromwell Hall.

Friday brings Walk with the President and Coffee with Student Scholars. Enjoy a campus tour led by President Nora Miller. The tour will conclude at Fant Memorial Library, where participants will enjoy pastries and talk with students about their research projects. Shuttles will be available for the tour. There will be even more opportunities to reconnect and reminisce with events like the Golden Girls Alumni Lunch and Magnolia Mingle, an event that features a DJ, food trucks and a chance to win the Magnolia Mingle Drawdown.

Saturday begins with Breakfast at Wesley at 8 a.m. Convocation will follow at 10:30 with the presentation of awards and updates from MUW Alumni Association representatives. Alumni and their family and friends are invited to the W Family Picnic at noon.  The day concludes with special reunions, including the Class of 1974 Reunion Dinner and the Black Alumni Reunion.

Conclude the Homecoming experience, Sunday morning, with a Chapel Service, offering a moment of reflection and remembrance, led by alumni sharing messages and music.

For more information and to stay updated on Homecoming 2024 events, please visit https://longblueline.muw.edu/events/homecoming.

About The W

Located in historic Columbus, Mississippi, The W was founded in 1884 as the first state-supported college for women in the United States. Today, the university is home to 2,227 students in more than 70 majors and concentrations and has educated men for 40 years. The university is nationally recognized for low student debt, diversity and social mobility which empowers students to BE BOLD.

Be Bold. Tower with Blue.