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9:30 a.m. - Parking Lot Open for Tailgating

($5 Parking Fee)

10 a.m. - Alumni House Tailgate Tent and Lawn Party

Enjoy free hot dogs, soda, lawn games, 50/50 raffle tickets, Shadow Contest & a "Look Who's Here" display. There will be a clown balloon artist/face painter AND an inflatable attraction at this family friendly alumni tailgate! Bring the little ones! Alumni House is located behind the MAC and Lot 25.

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.. - SGA Alumni Reunion in the Commuter Lot

10:30 a.m.. - Super Alumni Sale · Monmouth University Bookstore · MAC

Discounts on University imprinted merchandise in stock range from 10% for the more recent graduates to 60% for the earliest graduates! Register in the Alumni Tailgate Tent to receive the alumni discount card (good only for the day).

10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Annual WMCX 88.9 & Hawk-TV Tailgate Extravaganza

Food, refreshments, giveaways & more! Tune in to the live pre-game simulcast with Hawk-TV and the game at 1:00pm.

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Shot From The Lot in MAC Parking Lot 13

Make a half-court shot and win 1 season tickets to Men's or Women's basketball

Make a 3 point shot and win a single game ticket to the double header vs. Robert Morris on January 12

(Everyone who comes out and tries the contest will receive a ticket to the Men's home opener vs. Hofstra or the Women's home opener vs. Lafayette)

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.. - Hawk Walk Brick Campaign Installation Party on the walkway between Wilson Hall and the Plangere Center.

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.. - MBA BBQ at the Leon Hess Business School

MBA Alumni and MBA current students are invited, along with their children and/or one adult guest, to this annual BBQ to enjoy a day of food and football hosted by the Leon Hess Business School, Business Council and MBA Program. To register, call 732- 571-3423 or send e-mail to

Noon - "Showdown at the Shore" Parade

The annual Homecoming Parade is organized by the Student Government Association. Tailgaters cheer as student-designed floats circle the parking lot and by the judges' reviewing area. The organization judged to have the best float will be announced at half-time.

1 p.m. - GO HAWKS! · Monmouth vs. Bryant · Kessler Field

Tickets are $8 for general admission and $5 for youth (5-12) and seniors (65+). Children under 5 are free. Tickets can be purchased at the MAC box office or, order ahead by calling 732-263-6889. Programs can be purchased inside the gate on game day


Presentation of the Alumni Service Award to Peter Bruckmann '70

Crowning of Homecoming King and Queen

For full listing of events,

For more information, call 732-571-3489

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Media contact: Petra Ludwig at 732-263-5507