The Great Gustie Gathering

The Great Gustie Gathering, known as Homecoming, happens every Fall to celebrate and reminisce on everything good about Gustavus. Return to St. Peter to relive the Hill with your family, fellow alumni, current students, and the greater Gustavus community.

  • Come home to campus and we guarantee you will enjoy a unique selection of events and programs that will make your return to Gustavus unforgettable.
  • Learn from Gustavus faculty and alumni on a variety of topics at Alumni College. Explore today's campus with special tours. Eat lunch under the Homecoming Tent. Reunite with friends.
  • Opportunities for the Gustavus greater community to get together come along only once each year. This is your year to create a Homecoming experience and memory for you and your family.


Register below for general admission and Class/Greek reunions. Children under the age of 18 receive free admission. General admission is $25 per ticket and includes all meals, kettlecorn, football ticket, Gustavus apparel item, and entrance to the Rock the Hill concert. Reunion admission prices varies depending on the class activities.

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Football 50 Year Club Registration

Alumni College

Gusties have a passion for lifelong learning, though maybe not for quizzes. We are proud to offer Alumni College, a series of presentations and lectures by current and emeritus faculty and distinguished alumni. Alumni College currently takes place at Homecoming/Fall Reunions and at Commencement/Spring Reunions.

Homecoming Tent

The Homecoming Tent will be open from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm on Saturday. Enjoy fresh kettle corn, the All-Gustie lunch (Children under 18 eat free) and live music at Rock the Hill. For the kids and kids at heart, inflatables will be set up in the Family Fun Zone. New this year will be a beer garden connected to the Homecoming tent serving beer and wine.

Rock the Hill

Join us for the inaugural Rock the Hill concert featuring Flood Plain Four, MVP Smash, and The Rockin' Hollywoods! Music will run from 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm in the Homecoming Tent.

Hotel Rooms

Hotel rooms have been blocked off at the following locations for both Friday and Saturday night options. Reserve yours today and mention Gustavus Homecoming as space is limited!

Best Western Mankato $89.99+tax 507-625-9333 Make reservations by August 25
Mankato Days Inn $69.99+tax 507-387-3332 Make reservation by August 25
Hilton Garden Inn Mankato Downtown $119.00+tax 507-344-1111 Make reservation by September 4


2015 Homecoming List of Events

Alumni College & Campus Tours

Football 50 Year Club Luncheon

All-Gustie Lunch & Family Fun Zone

Nature Walking Play, Linnaeus Arboretum

Celebration of Life Service, featuring Alumni Choir

Football & Men's and Women's Soccer game

Fifth Quarter, Campaign Gustavus Celebration

Class reunions 

Rock the Hill


Fall Reunion Classes

Class of 2010 Class of 2005 Class of 2000 Class of 1999

Class of 1995 Class of 1990 Class of 1985 Class of 1980

Class of 1975

 For those interested in planning your reunion, please check out the Reunion Planning Guide for additional details:

 Reunion Planning Guide