Candler School of Theology


More information on Homecoming 2015 is coming soon. See below for last year's schedule.

Thursday, September 18

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. | McDonald Lecture Featuring Dr. Garry Wills | Glenn Memorial Auditorium 
Prolific Pulitzer Prize-winning American author, journalist, and historian Garry Wills will join Candler for the fall semester as the Alonzo L. McDonald Family Chair on the Life and Teachings of Jesus and their Impact on Culture. Join us for for his public lecture. Open to all · No charge · Registration required · Parking: Fishburne Deck · Contact: Shawn Scott, 404.727.4482 or

Friday, September 19

5:00 - 6:00 p.m. | Candler Building & Art Tour | Rita Anne Rollins Building
Come join us for an in-depth look at the Candler School of Theology building (including the newly completed Phase II) and the art of John August Swanson. Open to all · No charge · Registration required · Parking: Peavine Visitors' Lot · Contact: Shawn Scott, 404.727.4482 or

6:30 - 8:30 p.m. | Candler Fall Reunion Dinner & Dessert | Rita Anne Rollins Building 
The classes of 1989, 2004, and 2009 are invited to come celebrate and reconnect with their classmates over dinner and dessert. By invitation only · $25 per person · Registration required · Parking: Peavine Visitors' Lot · Contact: Shawn Scott, 404.727.4482 or

Saturday, September 20

Spirit Day!

Show your Emory Pride by wearing your Emory T-Shirt! Don’t have one? Don’t worry! Stop by the Welcome Center at the Peavine Parking Deck and we will give you a shirt boasting your alma mater. And don’t miss these traditional University-wide events that promote Emory spirit, community, and energy! Open to all · Parking: All campus parking lots and decks will be open, but Peavine is the most convenient. Contact: Gloria Grevas,  or

Noon - 3:00 p.m. | "Emory Street Eats" Food Truck Park | Woodruff PE Center Courtyard and Asbury Circle
All are welcome for a Homecoming lunch in the heart of Campus. Guests may purchase from some of Atlanta’s hottest new mobile food vendors. Families and children welcome! Pay for food at each truck, complimentary Coca-Cola beverages available. Pay at venue · Registration required

12:30 - 5:00 p.m. | Homecoming Parade, Festival, and Concert | McDonough Field & Asbury Circle
Cheer on your former residence hall, fraternity, sorority, or Campus Life Organization at Emory’s Annual Big, Bold, Blue and Gold Homecoming Parade! No charge, ID required · Registration required
12:30 p.m. Parade
1:00 p.m. Doors open to the Festival/Concert on McDonough Field. Enjoy music, games for all ages, food and fun (and beer or those over 21).
2:00 p.m. Concert featuring “SUGAR RAY”

1:00 - 2:30 p.m. | Women's Soccer: Emory vs. Berry | Woodruff PE Center Soccer Field
Cheer on the Emory Eagles Women’s Soccer as they take on Berry. No charge, ID required · No registration required

Sunday, September 21

11:00 a.m. | Glenn-Emory Day | Glenn Memorial Auditorium
This special Sunday hosted by Glenn Memorial UMC and Senior Pastor, the Rev.  Dr. Alice Rogers will feature the Dean of Spiritual Life, Rev. Bridgette Young Ross. Open to all · No charge · Parking: Fishburne Deck