UNCW Homecoming

Join us to celebrate 75 years of Seahawk spirit!

February 10-12, 2023

Join us to celebrate 75 years of Seahawk spirit!

February 10-12, 2023

Seahawks across the globe will reunite in Wilmington for UNCW Homecoming! We'll have all your favorite traditions during a weekend like no other.

Spread the word and invite your friends!

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Alumni Events Schedule

Select an event to view details and how to register.

Monday

Feb 6

12:00 pm

Talkin' to Takayo @ Buffalo Wild Wings

Hear from men's basketball head coach Takayo Siddle.

Click here for more information.

Tuesday

Feb 7

6:00 pm

Homecoming Fun Run, Walk or Roll @ Pat Leonard Student Recreation Center

Join fellow Seahawks in a fun run, walk or roll event located through the heart of campus.

Click here to register.

Wednesday

Feb 8

5:00 pm

Food Sculpting Competition @ Warwick Center

Join Campus Life: Student Community Engagement in a competitive food sculpting contest!

Email lemonsz@uncw.edu to register.

Thursday

Feb 9

4:00 pm

Asian Heritage Cultural Center Grand Opening @ Fisher University Union

Room 1002; Attend the center's grand opening and showcase of the Asian and Pacific Island regions.

Learn more about the Asian Heritage Cultural Center.

8:00 pm

Fashion Show @ Kenan Auditorium

Celebrate the 60th anniversary of black student life on campus.

Click here to purchase tickets.

Friday

Feb 10

6:00 am

Pat Leonard Student Rec Center Access

From 6 am - 9 pm, alumni can visit the Pat Leonard Student Rec Center for free.

Click here to register.

1:00 pm

Men's Tennis @ UNCW Courts

Come cheer on the Seahawks as they take on Gardner-Webb.

Free Admission

2:00 pm

Alumni Board of Directors Meeting @ Golden Hawk Room

Invitation Only; The UNCW Alumni Association Board of Directors will hold its third quarter board meeting.

Learn more about the Alumni Association Board of Directors.

2:00 pm

Softball Tournament @ Boseman Field

The Seahawks host an early-season tournament with games all weekend.

Free admission. Click here for full schedule.

6:00 pm

Alumni Distinguished Awards Reception @ Kenan House

Invitation Only; The recipients of the top awards the UNCW Alumni Association bestows will be honored at the Kenan House.

Learn more about Alumni Association Awards.

7:00 pm

Step Show @ Kenan Auditorium

The annual step show is back, celebrating our historically Black Greek-lettered organizations.

Click here to purchase tickets.

7:00 pm

Mohin-Scholz Alumni Social @ Bottega

Gather with friends on 4th Street for the second annual alumni social.

Learn more about the Mohin-Scholz LGBTQIA Resource Center.

7:00 pm

Salsa y Bachata Fiesta @ Warwick Center

Dance the night away with Centro Hispano and DJ Rio '18.

Click here to register.

Saturday

Feb 11

10:00 am

Pat Leonard Student Rec Center Access

From 10 am - 9 pm, alumni can visit the Pat Leonard Student Rec Center for free.

Click here to register.

10:00 am

Softball Tournament @ Boseman Field

The Seahawks host an early-season tournament with games all weekend.

Free admission. Click here for full schedule.

10:00 am

Zip-A-Thon @ Challenge Course

Soar to new heights and take a ride on a 200-ft. zip line at Campus Recreation's Challenge Course. 30 participant limit for each 1-hour time slot. Must be at least 10 years old and wear close-toed shoes.

Click here to register.

10:30 am

Champagne Brunch @ Burney Center

Kick off Homecoming weekend with fellow Seahawks for the annual Champage Brunch. Visit the Burney Center to see how the UNCW student experience is like no other.

This event is sold out.

2:00 pm

Fraternity and Sorority Life Alumni Reception @ Fraternity and Sorority Village

Fraternity and sorority life welcomes back affiliated alumni to the ribbon cutting of the Fraternity and Sorority Life Village and Multipurpose Room.

Click here to register.

2:00 pm

Military Affairs Open House @ Veterans Hall

Share stories and discover resources available to our military-affiliated community in Veterans Hall.

Click here to register.

4:30 pm

Homecoming TEALgate @ Hoggard Lawn

Reconnect with alumni under the big tent on Hoggard Lawn for a tailgate like no other leading into the men's basketball game.

This event is sold out.

5:30 pm

Seahawk Club Pregame Social @ Hanover Gym

Invitation Only; Members of the Seahawk Club will gather prior to the men's basketball game with food catered by Rucker John's Restaurant.

Learn more about the Seahawk Club.

7:00 pm

Men's Basketball Game @ Trask Coliseum

Wear your teal, cheer on the Seahawks as they take on Northeastern. During halftime, see the Distinguished Alumni Award winners honored and Homecoming coronation.

Click here to purchase tickets.

7:30 pm

Centro Familia Alumni Social @ Palate Bottle Shop and Garden

Reconnect with your Centro familia or make new connections.

Click here to register.

Sunday

Feb 12

9:00 am

Softball Tournament @ Boseman Field

The Seahawks host an early-season tournament with games all weekend.

Free admission. Click here for full schedule.


10:00 am

Pat Leonard Student Rec Center Access

From 10 am - 11 pm, alumni can visit the Pat Leonard Student Rec Center for free.

Click here to register.

11:30 am

Homecoming Brunch hosted by AAGA @ Warwick Center

All Seahawks, wrap up your weekend celebrating Black life, enjoying a delicious buffet and hearing from successful Black alumni.

Click here to register.

Extended Bookstore Hours


Friday: 8 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 7 pm
Sunday: 10 am - 2 pm

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