Schedule of Events

Our 2019 OctoberWest Homecoming celebration was a huge success! Thank you to all of our faculty, staff, students, and returning alumni who participated. We are already looking forward to next year's homecoming, so check back often to see updates on what's in store for OctoberWest 2020! 

If you were not able to join us for the festivities this year, we look forward to seeing you in 2020! Take a look at our OctoberWest schedule below to see all of the incredible events we hosted on campus in 2019!

Monday, Sept. 28

Student Homecoming Kickoff


Student Union Quad/ Courtyard

Tuesday, Sept. 29
Student Gameshow


Student Union Lower Hangar

Wednesday, Sept. 30


Student Stuff a Pillow Event

TBD Student Union Quad/Courtyard
  Industry/Career Expo - Company Presentations 4:00pm-9:00pm Various Locations

Women in Aviation Panel


DLC Auditorium

Thursday, Oct. 1 Alumni Check-In 9:00am-4:00pm Building 37

Industry/Career Expo

Business Attire Required

10:00am-4:00pm Activity Center, Eagle Gym
  Alumni Eagle Night
6:30pm-9:00pm Hassayampa Inn
Friday, Oct. 2

The Great Paratrooper Hunt (Students only)

Find a paratrooper on campus and redeem it for a prize at the "Friday Fair".

All Day Campus-Wide
  Alumni Women's Breakfast 8:30am-10:00am Hazy Library
  Spring 2020 Commencement Ceremony 9:00am-11:00am Activity Center
  Alumni Check-In 9:00am-4:00pm Building 37


Industry/Career Expo: Interviews

9:00am-5:00pm Various Locations
  Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium 1:30pm-3:45pm The Jim and Linda Lee Planetarium

Friday Fair

Inflatables, Food Trucks, Beer Garden, Live Music, Prizes and more! Free OctoberWest T-shirts for the first 500 students.

5:00pm-8:00pm Lower Fields
Friday Fair Flyover 5:00pm Lower Fields

University Alumni Awards Dinner

5:00pm - Reception
6:00pm - Dinner

5:00pm & 6:00pm




Bring your own blanket and enjoy a great show!

7:45pm Lower Fields
Saturday, Oct. 3

"Wings out West" Air Show Activities

All Air Show activities take place at the ERAU ramp at the Prescott Airport. A Schedule bus for students will be leaving the campus Bookstore every 20 minutes. Buses will start running at 8:15am and end at 3:00pm

9:00am-2:00pm ERAU ramp at the Prescott Airport

EAA Pancake Breakfast

Cost $7, provided by Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)

9:00am-11:00am TBD

Alumni Fly-in and Static Aircraft Display

Static display military and commercial aircraft


Flight Line


Women in Aviation Fair and Tech Fair 9:00am-2:00pm Flight Line
"Wings Out West" Aerial Display




BCA Homecoming Concert Featuring Saint Motel

*Tickets and Eagle Card ID required


Activity Center

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