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Homecoming (October 24-26)

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Homecoming 2014

Homecoming 2014 is October 24-26 and will celebrate 125 years of excellence at Howard Payne!


Please check back later for information on registration.


Hotels are filling up quickly so book as soon as possible. The following hotel has special pricing and rooms available for Homecoming 2014. To make a reservation, call the hotel and let them know you are booking for Howard Payne University.

Additional information on lodging can be found on the Brownwood Chamber of Commerce and Early Chamber of Commerce websites.

Comfort Inn & Suite
204 Early Blvd
Early, TX 76802
$89.99 (king or two queen)

Note: The following hotels have confirmed that they are completely sold out of rooms:
La Quinta Inn & Suites, Brownwood
Holiday Inn Express, Brownwood
Hampton Inn, Brownwood



10:30-1:00 Daniel Baker College Ex-Students Gathering
12:00-6:00 Registration
12:00-1:30 Golden Graduate Luncheon – Class of 1964
2:00-3:00 Homecoming Convocation
3:00-5:00 1950s Gathering
5:00-5:30 Dedication of Mabee University Center
6:00-7:30 Alumni Awards Banquet (doors open at 5:30)
                  Child Care available, ages 12 and under
7:30-9:00 Cobbler on the Campus
7:30-9:30 Homecoming Play Suite Surrender
9:00-10:30 Evening Concert featuring Paul & Paula and Holly Tucker


7:00 1.25 mile walk/5K/12.5K Registration
7:30 1.25 mile walk/5K/12.5K Begins
7:30-12:00 Registration
7:30-9:00 Breakfast (breakfast locations can be found in the Homecoming brochure you will receive in the mail)
     Letterman’s Breakfast
     Decades Breakfast (sit with your class decade)
     Hispanic Alumni Breakfast
9:15-10:00 Parade
10:00-10:10 Marching Band Exhibition
10:00-12:00 Little Jackets’ Nest
10:00-11:30 Departmental & Student Organization Receptions (receptions can be found in the Homecoming brochure you will receive in the mail)
11:00-11:30 Concert Choir Performance
11:30-1:00 Picnic on the Plaza
12:00-2:00 Alumni Baseball Game
2:00 Football Game vs Hardin Simmons University
5:00-6:00 Guy D. Newman Honors Academy Reception
6:30-7:15 Alumni Pre-Theatre Show
6:00-7:30 African-American Alumni Social
7:00-9:00 Hispanic Alumni Social
7:30-9:30 Homecoming Play Suite Surrender


9:00-10:00 Renew Your Vows, (next opportunity will be 2016)
2:30-4:30 Homecoming Play Suite Surrender

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