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No matter how long you've been away, we're ready to welcome you home, Oct. 6-7. Make the most of this chance to reconnect with our campus, our community and great Johnnie friends.

Events especially for SOT/Sem students, alumni and friends include:

Friday, Oct. 6 - Theology Day 
"Luther, the Reformation, an the Question of Christian Unity" by Shawn Colberg, Ph.D.
Saturday, Oct. 7 - Post-Game Plaza Party from 3-6 p.m.
Come visit the SOT/Sem tent at its NEW LOCATION in the new SJU Athletic Complex.

In addition to the Homecoming festivities, SJU’s Campaign Celebration and Library/Learning Commons Dedication is taking place on Friday, Oct. 6. These events are open to the public. You are invited to partake in all Homecoming events on either campus. Register now (where necessary) to save your spot for your favorite events.

Select a date below to view the daily schedule and register for events.

Bennie Day
All day
Learn more and register for Bennie Day events in your area

Theology Day: Luther, the Reformation, and the Question of Christian Unity
8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Emmaus Hall, SJU
Cost: Free
RSVP for event here

CSB Soccer vs. Saint Mary’s University
3:30 p.m.
Soccer Field, CSB
Cost: Free

CSB Volleyball vs. Bethel University
7 p.m.
Claire Lynch, CSB
Cost: Free

SJU Soccer vs. Saint Mary’s University
4 p.m.
Haws Field, SJU
Cost: Free

SJU Campaign Celebration and Library/Learning Commons Dedication
4-9 p.m.
     4 p.m. Dedication – Alcuin Library and Dietrich Reinhart Learning Commons
     5 p.m. Mass – Saint John’s Abbey and University Church
     6-9 p.m. Reception, Campaign Celebration and Tours (hearty hors d'oeuvres)
Cost: Free
RSVP for event(s) here

Ardolf Science Center 25th Anniversary Social
6-8 p.m.
     7:30 p.m. Program
Ardolf Science Center, CSB
Cost: Free, cash bar available
RSVP for event here

Homecoming Choir Concert, Chamber Symphony featuring the CSB/SJU Chamber Choir Music of Mozart. Axel Theimer, conductor
8 p.m.
Great Hall, SJU
Cost: $8-14 at 320-363-5777 or

Saturdays at CSB/SJU, learn more about the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University during a fun and informative day
8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Learn more and register

Ardolf Science Center 25th Anniversary Open House
8:30 a.m.-11 a.m.
Ardolf Science Center, CSB
Cost: Free

Ardolf Science Center 25th Anniversary Symposium
8:30-11 a.m.
     8:30-9 a.m. Continental breakfast
     9-11 a.m. Various speakers
Ardolf Science Center, CSB
Cost: Free
RSVP for event here

Tours of renovated Alcuin Library and Learning Commons
10 a.m.
Alcuin Library and Learning Commons, SJU
Cost: Free

Pre-Game Party and Pep-Rally,with CSB Dance Team and Rat Pack
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
     11 a.m. Pep-Rally
Mall, CSB
Cost: Free, Bennie Bars and Johnnie Bread available, free family photo booth with a professional photographer, bouncy house, hassle-free parking, chance to get your free CSB/SJU gift

Extra buses available
10:30 a.m-12:30 p.m. – Stop times:
     10:30 a.m.
     11 a.m.
     11:30 a.m.
     12 p.m.
     12:30 p.m.
Circle between the Haehn Campus Center and the Benedicta Arts Center, drop off at Saint John's campus
Cost: Free

SJU Football Game vs. Augsburg
1 p.m.
Clemens Field, SJU
Cost: Adults $8 per person, Students $6 (ages 7-17) per person, Visiting Students (with school ID): $6, Children under 7 years old: Free, CSB/SJU Students (with ID): Free

Post-Game Plaza Party
3-6 p.m.
New SJU Athletic Complex
Cost: Free, Bennie Bars and Johnnie Bread available, bouncy house, chance get your free CSB/SJU gift

4:15 p.m.
Saint John's Abbey Church, SJU

PasticheCSB/SJU’s talented music faculty ensemble – It’s always different, it’s always enjoyable!
7:30 p.m.
Escher Auditorium, Benedicta Arts Center, CSB
Cost: $7-12 at 320-363-5777 or

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library
Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Reading room 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday: Reading Room 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

The Saint John’s Bible Gallery
Friday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

SJU Pottery Studio
Friday: 1:15-4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

CSB Bookstore
Friday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m.-4 p.m.

SJU Bookstore
Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Friday: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.

Good to Go
Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Friday: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

The Refectory
Friday: 7 a.m.-2 p.m., 4:45-7:15 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 5-7 p.m.

Sexton Dining
Friday: 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Johnnie Java in SJU Sexton Commons
Friday: 7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. & 7 p.m.-Midnight
Saturday: 7 p.m.-Midnight

The Schu (new coffee shop in SJU Learning Commons)
Friday: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Saturday: Hours TBD

CSB Benedicta Arts Center Gorecki Gallery
Nancy Marrow “In Care of…”
Medium: Watercolor
Friday: 12 p.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

SJU Alice R. Rogers Gallery & Target Gallery
Rebecca Allan “The Crossroads Project”
Medium: Acrylic paintings
Friday: 12 p.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Whitby Gift Shop
Friday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday: 1-3:30 p.m.
Sunday: 1-3:30 p.m.