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  • Summer Leadership Institute

    Jul 13, 2017 - 6:00 PM

    The Summer Leadership Institute is an amazing opportunity for juniors in high school (entering senior year) to further develop their leadership potential. Click here for details.


    The Institute is specifically designed to equip young leaders to be visionaries, live lives of integrity, and gain experience in team development, motivation and persuasion.


    Acceptance into the Institute is competitive and enrolls students into LEAD-235: Teambuilding & Leadership, a course developed for Olivet's leadership minor. Curriculum is strategically tailored to challenge students during an intensive two-day campus experience, followed by a two-week online component. Successful completion of the program earns students three credit hours of coursework to be used toward the leadership minor or elective credit.


    The Summer Leadership Institute on-campus component begins Thursday July 13th and ends Saturday morning, July 15th.


    For more information regarding the Summer Leadership and information on how to apply, click here.

    2017 Global Leadership Summit Live Telecast

    Aug 10, 2017 - 8:00 AM

    Site 200 in Bourbonnais, Illinois, co-hosted by Olivet Nazarene University and GatheringPoint Church

    Click here to see the outstanding lineup of speakers for this year.

    Questions? Contact Laura Warfel at or 815-928-5403.

    Prime Time & Grandparents Day

    Oct 5, 2017 - 9:00 AM

    Prime Time Day is a great opportunity for ANY senior adult to spend the day on Olivet’s campus. A full day of entertainment from 9 a.m to 3 p.m for only $24 (lunch included).

    For any grandparent of an Olivet student, there will also be a special dinner at 6:30 p.m. in McHie Arena. ($12/grandparent and $7.50/Olivet student with ID number.)

    Register here or by calling (815) 939-5258.

    Homecoming 2017

    Oct 27, 2017 - 8:00 AM

    Homecoming & Family Weekend is a special time for friends of the University to gather on Olivet's campus. Click here for event details.

    With activities planned for all ages and interests, Olivet celebrates accomplishments and heritage during a three-day schedule of events.

    “Olivet loves tradition, and Homecoming & Family Weekend activities are one of the best ways for us to celebrate,” said Erinn Proehl, acting director of Alumni and University Relations. “We invite everyone — students, their parents and siblings, faculty, staff, friends and our community — and all age groups to join us. Celebrating with all of you adds so much to this special time on our campus.”

    Be sure to reserve your hotel space immediately, as all Kankakee County hotels will sell out. Below is a link to a listing of area hotels and a comprehensive schedule of the events for the weekend.

    Area Hotels  

    Homecoming Schedule

    Registration Link