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Homecoming Special Events

Alumni and friends of Palmer College are welcomed for Homecoming events at each of the Palmer campuses. 

Palmer Main Homecoming

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In 2021, plan to come home to Palmer College for Homecoming. Mark your calendars for September 16-18, 2021. View the list of special events below that includes reunions, open house opportunities, social events and more.

David D. Palmer Learning Commons Donor Reception
Including the dedication of the Charles & Hildegarde Keller Terrace
Wednesday, September 15
5:30 – 7:30 p.m., David D. Palmer Learning Commons
By invitation

Courtyard Party/Talent Show
Wednesday, September 15
5:30 p.m.: Food served
6 p.m.: Show begins

Veterans Affairs Doctor Meet-and-Greet Breakfast
Thursday, September 16
7 a.m., NCMIC Center for Business Development (2nd floor of B.J. Palmer Hall)
RSVP to Jennifer Steward

David D. Palmer Learning Commons Dedication & Open House
Thursday, September 16
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., David D. Palmer Learning Commons

25th/25th+1 Year Reunion (Classes of 1996 and 1995)
Thursday, September 16
6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Fellows and Gothic Rooms
By invitation

10th/10th+1 Year Reunion (Classes of 2011 and 2010)
Thursday, September 16,
6:30 p.m., Quad Cities River Bandits
By invitation

50th & Emeritus Reunion Breakfast
Friday, September 17
8:00 – 9:00 a.m., Fellows Room
By invitation

Volunteer Appreciation Event
Friday, September 17
10:00 – 10:30 a.m., P-201
By invitation

Alumni Social
Friday, September 17
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Alumni Office parking lot

Campus Guides Reunion
Friday, September 17
Campus Guides Office, Admin Building, 5th floor

Wine Tasting
Friday, September 17
4:00 - 6:00 p.m., Gothic Room - Vickie Anne Palmer Hall
Registration required

Rugby 60th/61st Anniversary Banquet
Friday, September 17
6:30 – 9:00 p.m., Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center
By invitation

Giving Day
Saturday, September 18
All day; kiosks around campus

Fellows Induction and Luncheon
Saturday, September 18
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Fellows Room
By invitation

Founder’s Circle Garden Reception
Saturday, September 18
5:00 – 6:00 p.m., Clinic Gardens
By invitation

Closing Festival
Saturday, September 18
6:00 – 9:00 p.m., Campus Plaza
Registration required

In 2022, Palmer College, the founding college of chiropractic, will celebrate its 125th anniversary. Mark your calendar for September 15-17, 2022 for the 125th anniversary of the Fountainhead.

Additional Events of Interest*

WDC Wine & Hors D'oeuvre Social
Thursday, September 16
6-8 p.m., Figge Art Museum
Learn more and register at

*Additional Events of Interest are not hosted or sponsored by Palmer College of Chiropractic. Although held during the same time period, these events are not affiliated with Palmer Homecoming. 

Palmer Florida Homecoming

Please join us February 25-27, 2022

Palmer West Homecoming

2022 Palmer West Homecoming dates to be announced soon.

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