Happy Homecoming, UNCG Spartans!

2017 UNCG Homecoming Lineup

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Welcome home, Spartans!  UNC Greensboro celebrates its homecoming this week and alums from all over the world are coming back home for all the fun!

This is a very exciting year for the university as it celebrates its 125th anniversary.
 
"That's one of the great parts of our celebration this week.  Homecoming is going to embrace our 125th anniversary and our commitment to our students, faculty and partnerships within the city of Greensboro," said Donegan Root, UNCG's Associate Director for Alumni Relations.
 
UNCG is going all out on events this year with a lineup of events that include an all night block party Saturday featuring popular band Sleeping Booty, tent receptions, food trucks, and even a children's festival.
 
There are also the events everyone always looks forward to including the men's and women's soccer games, a rugby game and more.
 
UNCG Homecoming activities are underway right now, through October 22, 2017.  All events are open to the public.
 
"Come visit UNCG's beautiful campus and enjoy food and entertainment," said Root.

Here's a look at the full schedule.  You can also click here for more information.

Wednesday, October 18
7 p.m. Student Glow Party - Kaplan Wellness Center
 
Thursday, October 19
8 - 9 p.m. Spartan Madness – Basketball Showcase Doors open at 7 p.m. Fleming Gym
 
Friday, October 20
5 – 9 p.m. Bryan School Alumni Summit and Reception Bryan School Building
6 – 9 p.m. Rugby Alumni 40th Annual Past vs. Present match Campus Rec field
6 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. East Tennessee State               Fleming Gym
7 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Mercer                  UNCG Soccer Stadium
7 – 9 p.m.  Bonfire and Food Trucks and Fireworks Kaplan Commons
 
Saturday, October 21
8-10 a.m. Cars and Coffee – Ferrari's to Fiat's on display Weatherspoon Lot
9 a.m. Homecoming 5K - Sponsored by Campus Rec Pedestrian Underpass
11-1:30 p.m. UNCG Legacy Reception EUC – Kirkland
 
Homecoming Block Party at Kaplan Commons
EUC West Lawn, Walker Ave. and Stirling St.
 
3 – 7 p.m. Schools, Colleges and Alumni Tent Receptions -  Bryan, Nursing, Education, Arts & Sciences, Visual & Performing Arts, Greeks, Rugby and Men's Soccer. 
Spartan Feast with Stamey's BBQ, free photo booths, Natty Greene's Beer and Wine Garden and more.
Daisy Chain, members of the Vanguard will be in attendance. 
 
3 – 6 p.m. Children's Festival – Sponsored by the School of Education - Shaw Residence Hall Lawn 
 
4 – 7 p.m. Sleeping Booty – North Carolina's hottest party band will restore movement to your idle backside!
 
5 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Chattanooga - Fleming Gym
6 – 9 p.m. Alumni and Friends of IARC Reception and Dinner Gatewood Studio Arts Building
7 p.m. Men's Soccer vs. Mercer - UNCG Soccer Stadium
8 p.m. Homecoming Royalty Coronation (at halftime) - UNCG Soccer Stadium
10 p.m. 13th Annual All Black Attire Party Masquerade Cone Ballroom
 
Sunday, October 22 
2 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. The Citadel - UNCG Soccer Stadium      

 

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