Homecoming 2022

Changing Health Care for Good

September 22-24

Updated May 11, 2022

We are excited to announce that this year's KCU Homecoming will be hosted in Kansas City from
Thursday, September 22 through Saturday, September 24.

We look forward to celebrating in person for the first time in two years.

Register to attend Homecoming events and CME.

CME Conference

The CME conference will be available virtually for those who cannot attend in-person. CME presentations will be recorded and available on-demand starting September 28 until October 31, 2022.

Thursday, September 22, 2022

7:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Events, Locations and Times

Breakfast: Academic Center Lobby & CMEI Lobby

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.                 

Registration:  Academic Center Lobby & CMEI Lobby

All Day

CME:  CMEI, OMM Loft

8:00 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.

Alumni Association Annual Meeting & Lunch:  AC 200

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.                   

CME: AC 200

11:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Friday, September 23, 2022

7:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Events, Locations and Times

Breakfast: Academic Center Lobby    

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.                     

Registration:  Academic Center Lobby

All Day

CME: AC 200

8:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.  

Campus Tours: Meet in the Academic Center Lobby

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch: Academic Center Lobby

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 24, 2022

7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Events, Locations and Times

Breakfast: Academic Center Lobby    

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.                   

Registration:  Academic Center Lobby

All Day

CME: AC 200

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Lunch: Academic Center Lobby

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Parking on Campus

We ask that guests park in Lot G (across from campus on the South side of Independence Avenue)

Golf Carts

KCU volunteers will be providing rides from Parking Lot G to campus.

Campus Store Hours

Our campus store and coffee shop will be open the following hours:

Thursday, September 22:  7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Friday, September 23:  7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 24: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Shuttle Service

A complimentary shuttle will be provided daily between The InterContinental Hotel and campus on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Thursday, September 22 & Friday, September 23

InterContinental to KCU

Please meet in the lobby of the InterContinental

Shuttle Times: 

6:50 a.m.

7:40 a.m.

8:20 a.m.

9:00 a.m.

9:40 a.m.

KCU to InterContinental

Please meet at the shuttle pick-up spot by the CMEI parking garage

Shuttle Times:

4:00 p.m.

4:50 p.m.

5:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 24

InterContinental to KCU

Please meet in the lobby of the InterContinental

Shuttle Times:

7:00 a.m.

7:30 a.m.

8:00 a.m.

KCU to InterContinental

Please meet at the shuttle pick-up spot by the CMEI parking garage

Shuttle Times:

3:30 p.m.

4:10 p.m.

Accommodations

KCU’s room block at the Intercontinental Hotel – Kansas City is sold out. Please refer to our list of suggested hotels in the area.

Reunion Dinner

KCU College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) Alumni who graduated in a year ending in a “2” or “7” are invited to attend the Class Reunion Dinner on Friday, September 23. KCU COM Alumni who graduated in a year ending in a “2” or “7” can bring one guest to the dinner. 

Friday Evening Event

Alumni Reunion Dinner

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

The InterContinental Hotel

The Plaza Room (located on the top floor of the hotel)

Alumni Awards Dinner

The 2022 Alumni Award winners will be announced in June and recognized at the Alumni Awards Dinner on Thursday, September 22. Alumni can bring one guest to the dinner. 

Thursday Evening Event

Alumni Awards Dinner

6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The Carriage Club

Transportation from InterContinental to Carriage Club

Please meet in the lobby of the InterContinental

Shuttle Time: 

6:10 p.m.

2022 Alumni Award Honorees

Dr. Sarah Hon, COM ’93
Dr. Jonathan Wagner, COM ‘07

Alumnus of the Year Award

Dr. James Kesl, COM ‘11
Dr. Nathaniel Parker, COM ’18

Young Alumni Achievement Award

Dr. Robert Juhasz, COM ‘81

Alumni Achievement Award

Dr. Elliott H. Klain, COM ‘74

Star-Spangled Banner Medallion

Dr. Mitchell Forman, COM ’73

Alumni Service Award

Mr. Brad Bergman

Distinguished Service Award

COVID-19 Masking Protocol

Please plan to carry a mask with you when you’re on campus. We require masks for all lab and clinical activities. While masks are not currently required in other on-campus indoor settings, they are encouraged, and there may be instances where you are asked to wear a mask when distancing is not possible.