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Monmouth University Homecoming, October 2, 2021

For contact tracing purposes, registration is required for all Homecoming events.
Walk-ins will not be permitted.

Friday, October 1

What’s Your Next Step? Creating an Authentic Career Vision

1 p.m.
Cost: FREE

Where do you want to be in the future? What are your career goals? Where are you headed next? For most, these questions can lead to a range of emotions: excitement, frustration, or even a feeling of being overwhelmed. A career vision can help you develop a big-picture view of what you want to achieve in the future. Join Tashia Mallette ’03, Chief People Officer at SAG-AFTRA, to learn how to create a career vision that’s not only authentic and inspirational but actionable today.

Campus Tours

2 p.m.
The Great Hall
Cost: FREE

Interested in seeing what has changed on campus since you were a student? Register for this fully outdoor, student-led walking tour of campus. Can’t make it back to campus? Take a virtual look around and see what’s new.

The Fine Art of Denim Gallery Exhibition

By Appointment Only
Pollak Gallery

Field Hockey vs. Vermont

4 p.m.
So Sweet a Cat Field

Milestone Gatherings

Re-establish and renew your sense of community and camaraderie when you celebrate your milestone reunion with fellow members of the Classes of 1970 and 1971, 1995 and 1996. Kick off the weekend with light hors d’oeuvres and lots of reminiscing.

50th Reunion (Classes of 1970 and 1971)
3 – 4:30 p.m.
Erlanger Gardens
Don’t forget to wear your pin!
Cost: $25/person*

25th Reunion (Classes of 1995 and 1996)
6 – 7:30 p.m.
Erlanger Gardens
Cost: $25/person*

Saturday, October 2

Classes of 2020 and 2021 Champagne Toast and Photo

9:45 a.m.
Erlanger Gardens
Free Event

Calling all graduates of the last two years. We want to celebrate you! This is your chance to find out what your classmates have been up to since graduation, take advantage of photo opps with the fountains, and toast your lifelong connection to Monmouth before you head over to the Tailgate.

Tailgate Party (Premier Weekend Event)

10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Shadow Lawn
Free Event

Don’t miss this fan favorite! This year’s tailgate will boast live music, grab-and-go eats, family-friendly activities and a cash bar for our guests 21+. Afterwards, head into the football game vs. Gardner-Webb. Socially distanced tables will be available for limited seating options.

Sorority and Fraternity Champagne Toast and Photo

11:30 a.m.
Erlanger Gardens
Free Event

All former members of Fraternity and Sorority Life are invited back for a champagne toast and photo opp in beautiful Erlanger Gardens. Take a quick break from tailgating to cheers your brothers and sisters.

Football Game Tickets

1 p.m.
Kessler Stadium
Cost: $10/ticket

Sport your Monmouth gear and sit in the alumni section while cheering on the reigning Big South Conference champions!

Sunday, October 3

2nd Annual Virtual 5K

Cost: Free, with a suggested $10 donation

Participate in our second annual virtual 5K. Walk, run or bike your favorite 3.1 mile route, all while supporting the next generation of Hawks. Register separately for this event here. Don’t forget to post an action photo to your social pages and tag us!

Be sure to use #HawksFlyHome all weekend and tag us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

* A portion of these ticket prices will benefit the Access Fund. Gifts to the Access Fund support scholarships for students with financial need, affording them access to a highly personalized Monmouth education.

We continue to monitor and follow CDC guidelines. COVID-19 related precautions will be in place at all events. All in-person events will be held outdoors and will follow up-to-date health and safety protocols. Masks must be worn indoors on campus. More information will be shared ahead of the event.