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    Schedule of Events

    Homecoming Pep Rally  

    Friday, October 28, 2016

     5 p.m.
    · Pep Rally · OceanFirst Bank Center

    6 p.m.
    · Monmouth Madness · OceanFirst Bank Center

     6:30 p.m.
    · Kick off Homecoming weekend at Jack’s Goal Line Stand! ·

    Homecoming Tailgate  

    Saturday, October 29, 2016

     9:30 a.m.
    · Parking Lot Open for Tailgating · $5 Parking Fee

    Wilson Hall Tours  

     9:30 and 11:30 a.m.
    · Historical Tours of Wilson Hall ·

    Alumni House Tailgate  

     10 a.m.
    · Alumni House Tailgate Tent & Lawn Party
    Join fellow alumni and bring your family to the biggest tailgate of the year in the Alumni House backyard! Lunch, bounce castle, games, and more! Please register online to guarantee your FREE alumni souvenir.

    This event is rain or shine. No outside coolers/alcohol permitted.

    Super Alumni Sale  

     10:30 a.m.
    · Super Alumni Sale ·
    Monmouth University Bookstore - OceanFirst Bank Center
    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.
    · “Hawk Walk”
    Gather by the Hawk statue in front of the OceanFirst Bank Center to join Hawk fans to create a fan tunnel as the football team makes their way to the locker room

    WMCX Extravaganza  

     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 p.m. Brockriede Commons

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

    Reunion Tailgates  

    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    · MBA BBQ - Leon Hess Business School ·
    MBA Alumni and current MBA students are invited, along with their guests, to this annual BBQ to enjoy a day of food and football hosted by the Leon Hess Business School, Business Council and MBA Program. Reservations are required to attend this event. Please contact Nicky Kelly in the MBA office at 732-571-3434 or e-mail her at

    11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
    · Meet and Mingle with your Dean! Don’t miss the opportunity to meet or reconnect with the Dean from your school – look for our Deans from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m at the Alumni House Tent
    Steven Bachrach, PhD – School of Science
    John E. Henning, PhD – School of Education
    Janet Mahoney, PhD, RN, APN-C, NEA-BC – The Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies
    Robin S. Mama, PhD – School of Social Work
    Ken Womack, PhD – Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences

    Football Game  

     1 p.m.
    · GO HAWKS! · Monmouth vs. Kennesaw State  

    Tickets can be purchased here or by calling the Box Office at 732-263-6889



    Presentation of the Volunteer of the Year Award

    Crowning of Homecoming King and Queen

    Postgame Reception

    Following the game there will be a reception commemorating the final game at Monmouth Stadium. Coaching representatives and alumni from football, track & field and lacrosse will be present to celebrate 24 seasons of excellence at Monmouth Stadium. The reception takes place in the Varsity Club on the third floor of the OceanFirst Bank Center and will include a cash bar.


     7 p.m.
    · Men’s Soccer vs. Marist ·
    Hesse Field at The Great Lawn

    Pollak Van Morrison Tribute  

     8 p.m.
    · A Marvelous Night - The Music of Van Morrison ·
    Pollak Theatre: New Jersey’s favorite entertainers will take the stage to share the music of Van Morrison with their friends.

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    Met Live  

    Sunday, October 30, 2016

     12 - 2 p.m.
    · Trunk or Treat ·
    Lot 16
    Visit over 40 trunks sponsored by Greek and student organizations.

     1 p.m.
    · Met Opera Encore: Tristan und Isolde ·
    Pollak Theatre: Live broadcast of Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle in his first Live in HD performance.

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    Area Accommodations

    We have a room block for both Friday and Saturday nights at the Courtyard Marriott in Tinton Falls. Call 800-321-2211 and reference the Monmouth University Homecoming Room Block to make your reservations at the group rate.  You may also book directly online by clicking here.

    Homecoming guests can also make reservations Ocean Place Resort & Spa up until the cutoff date of 10/14/16 by using one of the following methods: