Homecoming & Family Weekend

October 7-8, 2016

Connect with classmates while you enjoy the Homecoming festivities, including:

  • Greatbatch School of Music concert (free)
  • Purple and Gold 5k (pre-registration preferred)
  • Festival featuring carnival games and fun for all ages (free)
  • Highlander athletic contests (free)

See the Event Schedule for a complete list of activities.

Reunion Classes

2011, 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986, 1981, 1976, 1961, 1956, 1951

Reunion Information

Lodging and Meals

Housing is available in the College Flats. Each apartment includes two bedrooms (two single beds in each room), one bathroom, living room and small kitchen (all dorm style furniture). No phone or television included. 
There are a limited number of apartments available. 

Meals are available in the dining hall from Friday breakfast to Sunday dinner.

PLEASE NOTE REGARDING MEALS:  Prices at the door will be slightly higher, so we encourage you to register ahead of time. If your child is a current student, you do NOT need to purchase meals for him/her - these are covered by meal plans. 

Other Local Accommodations  

Camp Asbury on Silver Lake in Perry, NY is taking reservations for Houghton College guests for our homecoming weekend.  This is a beautiful facility.  Visit their website at www.asburyuny.org.

  • 13 Rooms in The Manor (2 handicapped rooms available on first floor. Remaining rooms on second floor with stairs) 
  • Each Room includes 2 or 3 twin beds, linens, hairdryers, a desk/chair, and complimentary  wifi.
  • Complimentary coffee/tea also available in the Lodge.
  • Rate is $100 per room per night, breakfast included for overnight guests the next morning, served from 8am – 9am in Koinonia Inn (next door)

To make a reservation call 585-237-5262 and indicate that you are with Houghton College, attending the Homecoming Weekend. Deposit of 50% required, with remaining balance due upon check in. 

Covenant Acres Camp and Retreat Center in Pike, New York is a non-denominational Christian camp on 155 acres with a 26-acre secluded stocked lake located 20 minutes from Houghton. Visit their website: www.covenantacres.org or to make Reservations call 585-493-2220.

Rates: Tamarack and Willow and Spruce Lodge rates are $15/person/night or Adirondack Cabins rates are $10/person/night, RV & Tent Sites are $15-$30/night
See more information about lodging and facilities

A Deposit of 25% is required, with remaining balance due upon check-in. 

 View a listing of other available area accomodations

Register for meals on-campus, including the various reunion events, or register for the Purple and Gold 5K. 


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