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VIRTUAL Homecoming Week

Starting Monday October 26 | Show your OCU Spirit ALL WEEK!

Participate in a 5-day social media challenge using #OCUHoco2020

Get ready to break out your OCU Blue & White and show us your school spirit where you live! Demonstrate your OCU pride by either (1) snapping a picture of yourself either in your OCU-wear and/or (2) photograph your OCU Homecoming spirit as reflected in your blue and white wreath and door décor. Need a little inspiration? Check out the OCU Celebrate@Home(coming) Wreath and Door Decorating Pinterest Board. Looking for something with a little extra OCU flair? Download our 2020 Celebrate@Home(coming) Alumni pennants and decorations. We can't wait to see our alumni Celebrate@Home(coming). Prizes will be awarded for the best submissions; award winners will be announced at Friday night's Virtual LipSync.

Tuesday October 27 | 12:00 - 12:30 PM (CDT)| RSVP to join us on Zoom

Press Play: How to find meaningful engagement as an alumni volunteer

Don't miss this update from OCU Alumni Engagement, the Alumni Advisory Board, OCUNYC, and other OCU alumni volunteer leaders!

Join us for a 30-minute Lunch & Learn on Tuesday, October 27th to hear about the progress and updates with the Alumni Advisory Board and the new structure that allows OCU alumni to find meaningful engagement that accommodates your personal schedule while pairing you with engagement opportunities that feeds your OCU passion.

RSVP is required. Zoom information will be emailed the day of to verified OCU alumni only.

Wednesday October 28

Virtual Reunion Groups| 7:00-8:00 PM (CDT) | RSVP required

Sign up for one of the 10 virtual reunion groups listed below. RSVP is required. Zoom information will be emailed the day of to verified OCU alumni only.

20-YEAR Reunion Group hosted by Kade Smith '00 targeting the classes of 1997-2003 (Join this group on Facebook here.)

Arts & Sciences/History Reunion Group hosted by OCU professor emeritus Dr. Lloyd Musselman

Athletics Reunion Group hosted by Chris Maxon and OCU coaches

Business Reunion Group hosted by OCU faculty Dr. James Ma

Dance Reunion Group hosted by OCU faculty Prof. Jo Rowan

Law Reunion Group host by OCU faculty Prof. Art LeFrançois

Music Reunion Group hosted by OCU faculty Prof. Tony Gonzalez

Nursing Reunion Group hosted by OCU faculty Prof. Denise Burton and Dr. Gina Crawford

Religion Reunion Group hosted by OCU professor emerita Dr. Donna Dykes

Theatre Reunion Group hosted by OCU faculty Prof. Lance Marsh

Virtual Escape Room | 8:00-8:30 PM (CDT) | Registration required in advance

Alumni are invited to create teams of 3-6 members and enter a virtual escape room.

Test your team's skills and creativity as you compete against other OCU alumni teams for the best time in our one-of-a-kind 2020 Press Play: Celebrate@Home(coming) Virtual Escape Room. Players will laugh and collaborate to solve the puzzle that unlocks the code to rescue Starsky within 30 minutes.

The winning team will be announced at Virtual LipSync on Friday, October 30th.

Thursday October 29

Virtual Day of Service

Alumni are encouraged to participate by giving blood in their community (off-campus) or purchasing stickers online. Alumni can support campus life by purchasing stickers. This year's Virtual Days of Service align with on-campus student service projects. The proceeds raised from the sale of the stickers will be given to a local OKC non-profit that the students have selected.

34th Annual Oklahoma Commerce & Industry Hall of Honor | 11:30 AM-1:30 PM (CDT) | Purchase a ticket

Hosted virtually by the OCU Meinders School of Business, this year's Hall of Honor will honor Meg Salyer with Accel Financial Staffing, Sean Trauschke with OGE Energy Corp., and Blake Wade with the Native American Cultural and Educational Authority. A link to the online event will be provided to sponsors and ticket-holders.

Friday October 30 | 7:00-8:30 PM (CDT)

Virtual LipSync

LipSync 2020 might look different, but the tradition continues! And this year for the first time EVEROCU alumni are invited to submit LipSync videos. Alumni are invited to submit 30-45 second virtual LipSync videos via email by Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Please click here for a list of alumni LipSync rules and guidelines. We are so excited to see OCU alumni get creative with virtual LipSync submissions as we Press Play & Celebratate@Home(coming)!

Email your Alumni LipSync videos to homecoming@okcu.edu by Wednesday, October 21st!

Alumni winners of LipSync, door decorating, spirit-wear, and escape room competitions will be announced at the live, online LipSync event on Friday, October 30th.

Friday October 30 & Saturday October 31 | 8:00 PM (CDT)

Cosi Fan Tutte

Oklahoma City University Opera & Music Theater Company presents Cosi Fan Tutte. Enjoy the performance from the comfort of your home with a free live streaming service. Stay tuned to the OCU Opera/Music Theatre performance website for details about how to watch the live performances online.