UNCW Homecoming

Join your Seahawk family for a celebration like no other!

February 7-13, 2022

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Join your Seahawk family for a celebration like no other!

February 7-13, 2022

Join Seahawks across the globe for a UNCW Homecoming celebration like no other! With an entire week of in-person and virtual programs — including activities for kids — there's plenty of fun for all ages.

Spread the word and invite your friends!

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Alumni Events Schedule

Select an event to view details and how to register

Feb 7

Monday

11:30 am

Homecoming Campus Picnic

Alumni employees and students are invited to lunch in the Campus Life Courtyard and Campus Commons Amphitheater.

Noon

Alumni Association Distinguished Award Winner Video Premiere
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Stay tuned to get to know our Seahawk honoree.

Noon

Talkin' to Takayo

Join Seahawks at the Buffalo Wild Wings in Wilmington and hear from our men's basketball coach.

Learn more

7 pm

Virtual Yoga Class

In this live class facilitated by faculty and students, this all-levels flow will consist of breath work, postures and meditation. Participants should be able to transfer on and off the floor.

Registration coming soon

Feb 8

Tuesday

Noon

Alumni Association Distinguished Award Winner Video Premiere
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Stay tuned to get to know our Seahawk honoree.

Noon

Supply Chains 2022 and Beyond - The Case of the Missing Toilet Paper

Learn the latest, and what trends may be visible, in all areas of our supply chain.

Zoom registration coming soon

6 pm

Homecoming Virtual Trivia

Alumni and students will go head to head in this battle of Seahawk smarts. There will be prizes!

Register on Zoom

7 pm

Teal Tuesday After Dark

There is no place like Lumina! Join ACE for a showing of The Wizard of Oz in Lumina Theater. Themed snacks and treats will be provided to the first 100 guests.

Feb 9

Wednesday

Noon

Alumni Association Distinguished Award Winner Video Premiere
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Stay tuned to get to know our Seahawk honoree.

Noon

D.C. Virgo "Green School" Initiatives Presentation & Panel

Recently recognized as a U.S. Dept. of Education Green Ribbon School, learn how D.C. Virgo's innovative efforts earned this award.

Register here

8 pm

Battle of the Bands

Head to the Burney Center to watch UNCW bands compete for a cash prize.

Feb 10

Thursday

Noon

Alumni Association Distinguished Award Winner Video Premiere
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Stay tuned to get to know our Seahawk honoree.

12:15 pm

CAS Climate Change Webinar

Tune in to discover how UNCW faculty are working on climate change awareness, research and mitigation. 

4 pm

First Annual Queer Alumni Social

Visit with students and alumni in the new Mohin-Scholz LGBTQIA Resource Office in the Fisher Student Union.

6:30 pm

Centro Hispano Reception

All are welcome at Centro Hispano, in its new location on the 1st floor of the Fisher Student Center, to share stories and learn about LatinX culture with alumni and students.

Register here

7 pm

Partner Yoga Class

Grab your partner and head to the Student Rec Center for this fun activity.

Register by email

8 pm

Homecoming Fashion Show

The annual show makes its in-person return with multiple designers, models and scenes.

Registration coming soon

Feb 11

Friday

6 am

Student Rec Center Open

6 am - 9 pm today, alumni will be granted access to the Student Recreation Center. Registration is required and ID's are needed to enter the building.

Register here

11:30 am

TealBOWL

Get Super Bowl ready on the Campus Life Courtyard with your favorite game day foods, trivia, score predictions and opportunities to win prizes.

2 pm

Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting

Alumni are invited to join the 3rd quarter Board of Directors meeting, which is open to the public.

RSVP by email

6 pm

Alumni Awards Reception

Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients will join the Alumni Association Board of Directors to celebrate our 2022 honorees.

Invitation only

6:30 pm

LatinX Alumni Leader Dinner & Meeting

Alumni leaders will help chart the future of Centro Hispano.

Invitation Only

7 pm

Women's Basketball vs Elon

It's game time!

Tickets

8 pm

Stompin' with the Greeks

2022 Homecoming Step Show, taking place in Kenan Auditorium.

Registration coming soon

Feb 12

Saturday

10 am

Student Rec Center Open

10 am - 9 pm today, alumni will be granted access to the Student Recreation Center. Registration is required and ID's are needed to enter the building.

Register here

10 am

Zip-A-Thon

Soar to new heights and traverse the obstacles on the Challenge Course. Registered attendees receive priority access during the event.

Register here

10:30 am

Alumni Champagne Brunch

Learn what's new with your college while reconnecting with faculty and fellow alumni.

Register here

Noon

College Open House

Head down Chancellor's Walk to visit with Deans and faculty from each college at the following academic buildings: Congdon Hall, Dobo Hall, Education Building, Veterans Hall and McNeill Hall.

Learn more

1 pm

Student Affairs Reunion

Join our Seahawk community in honoring our late Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs as the student recreation center becomes The Pat Leonard Student Recreation Center.

Register here

2 pm

Military Affairs Open House

Share stories and discover resources available to our military-affiliated community. You won't want to miss Veterans Hall!

Register here

4:30 pm

Homecoming TEALgate

Bring the entire family to join the largest alumni party of the year!

Register here

5:30 pm

Seahawk Club Pregame Social

Seahawk Club members are invited to an exclusive social prior to the men's basketball game.

Learn more

7 pm

Men's Basketball vs Charleston

It's game time!

Tickets

7:30 pm

Black Violin

For more than a dozen years, Black Violin has been all about taking things further, exceeding expectations, and challenging conventions.

Learn more and get tickets

8 pm

LatinX Social

We'll gather at Los Portales Taqueria on Van Campen Blvd for an evening of stories, laughter and connecting once again.

Register here

Feb 13

Sunday

9 am

Class of 2020 Recognition Ceremony

Exclusive ceremony for the Class of 2020.

Learn more

10 am

Student Rec Center Open

10 am - 11 pm today, alumni will be granted access to the Student Recreation Center. Registration is required and ID's are needed to enter the building.

Register here

10:30 am

Homecoming Brunch hosted by AAGA

Closeout your Homecoming weekend with AAGA and the Upperman Center at this beloved Homecoming tradition.

Register here

2 pm

Women's Basketball vs William & Mary

It's game time!

Tickets

Extended Bookstore Hours
Friday: 8am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 7pm
Sunday: 10am - 2pm

Gold Talon EventWe care about sustainability! UNCW Homecoming features Gold Talon events.

Activities

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Homecoming Spirit Packs

Exclusive Homecoming Spirit Packs are now available to purchase! Boxes include a blanket, insulated tumbler and reusable tote bag, along with lots of Seahawk fun for the whole family.

Get yours before they sell out

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Caption Contest

Prize Alert! Relive some of your favorite memories and share a witty or funny caption to the photos provided each week in January for your chance to win sweet Seahawk swag.

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Send Some Seahawk Spirit

Missing your former classmates and want to send some Seahawk cheer? Select from new Homecoming designs, or your favorite campus beauty shots, to let them know they're on your mind.

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Homecoming Jigsaw Puzzles

Homecoming is always a family affair! Include the little ones in the festivities with this collection of Homecoming-themed jigsaw puzzles.

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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 here

 

Hotel Discounts

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Alumni Hotel Discounts

Hampton Inn: Downtown - book by Jan. 22
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott: Wrightsville Beach - book by Feb. 4
Hampton Inn: University Area - book by Jan. 14

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