UNCW virtual Homecoming 2021

Seahawks across the globe united for a UNCW Homecoming celebration like no other February 8-14. Use the playlists below to recap the week's live and on-demand virtual fun.


Homecoming Playlists



Congratulations 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Honorees

Courtney Rickert '15, '18M
Distinguished Young Alumna

Edelmira Segovia, '98, '12Ed.D.
Inaugural Distinguished Diversity Awardee

Wilbur D. Jones Jr.
Distinguished Citizen

Philip M. Brown Jr. '88
Distinguished Alumnus

Get to know these stellar Seahawks

On-Demand Programs

UNCW students on Chancellor's walk
Homecoming Minecraft Jam

Create a UNCW-themed masterpiece with Minecraft for your chance to win prizes! Free to enter with multiple age categories and winners!

How to play

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Interactive Scavenger Hunt

Kick-off Homecoming week with a virtual scavenger hunt via the app, Goosechase.

How to play

UNCW students on Chancellor's walk
Jorey's Stories

Join Jorey Stanley '17, African American Graduate Association Secretary and museum educator for a special Homecoming reading for families.

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Activities & Printables

Virtual photo booth example
Virtual Photo Booth

Smile big and show your Seahawk spirit with our interactive virtual photo booth! Don't forget to tag us at @UNCWalumni and use #UNCWHomecoming.

Take your photo


Pages from the Sammy C. Hawk Coloring Book
Sammy C. Hawk Coloring Book

Homecoming is always a family affair! Include the little ones in the festivities with this Sammy C. Hawk coloring book.


Seahawk Sanitation Song
UNCW Handwashing Sign

We may not be singing the fight song together, but you can still show your spirit and promote healthy habits with our Seahawk Sanitation song.

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Sammy animated GIF
GIFs and GIPHY Stickers

Use this exclusive collection of stickers to interact with Seahawks live during virtual events.

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Zoom Backgrounds

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Teal Bricks Background


Seahawk Statue
Soaring Seahawk Background and More

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Celebrate Homecoming Through Your Support

UNCW alumni know better than anyone what makes UNCW special. Your gift — of any size, to any area of the university you wish — will have a lasting impact on generations of Seahawks and help achieve our goal of 50,000 alumni gifts during Like No Other: The Campaign for UNCW. Learn more about this historic initiative and how you can help »

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