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Welcome to UNC Homecoming!

It’s more than a weekend. It’s the excitement you bring and the pride you share. Homecoming is a celebration of your UNC experience. Get all the information you need to plan your Homecoming.

“Hi” Bridge Society Applications Now Available

If you are interested in representing UNC as a member of the “Hi” Bridge Society and meet the following criteria:

  • Be a UNC Senior graduating in December 2018 or May 2019, with a 3.00 GPA or greater.
  • Be a full-time student (12+ credit hours).
  • Show Bear Pride through a diverse range of involvements and activities.
  • Be a positive role model, respected by other UNC students, faculty and staff.
  • Show an interest in connecting to alumni and friends of UNC.

Apply by Friday, September 28 at 5:00 PM

Homecoming 2018 Schedule

More events may be added as information becomes available. Events maybe subject to date/time/location changes.

  • Monday, October 1

    Lobby Decorations

    Presented by RHA
    6:00-9:00 p.m.
    Residence Hall Lobbies

    Open Mic Night

    Presented by UPC
    8:00 p.m.
    UC Ballrooms
    Join UPC as they host individuals expressing themselves to their fellow UNC community in music and poetry. Sign Up to participate.

  • Wednesday, October 3


    Presented by CPE
    8:30 p.m.
    UC Ballrooms

  • Thursday, October 4

    UPC Bear Sync

    Presented by UPC
    8:00 p.m.
    UC Ballrooms

  • Friday, October 5

    Lunch With President Feinstein

    12:00 p.m.
    UC, Panorama Room
    Alumni will have the opportunity to meet the new president, Andy Feinstein, during lunch. Registration is $20. Register for Lunch with the President.

    Pep Rally, Bonfire, & Fireworks

    Presented by RHA
    8:00-10:00 p.m.
    Bishop-Lehr Field
    Bring the whole family for an evening of fun, fireworks and UNC spirit!

  • Saturday, October 6

    Homecoming 5K

    Check-In: 7:30 a.m.; Race: 8:30 a.m.
    Campus Rec Center
    Join UNC Campus Recreation as they kick off Homecoming Game Day with the Annual UNC Homecoming 5K Fun Run & Walk! Registration is $20. UNC Students, Faculty & Staff can sign up using this link - Sign up for the Homecoming 5K.
    Area community members can sign up at the UNC Rec Center front desk or by contacting TaJuan Bell at: TaJuan.Bell@unco.edu or 970-351-4252.
    Registration Fees for all registrations will be $20, paid at the Rec Center front desk during normal business hours or day of the race (cash, check or credit card).

    Pepsi UNC Bears Fan Fest & Tailgate

    10:00 a.m.
    Y Parking Lot by Nottingham Field
    Join UNC Athletics for a family-friendly tailgate including games, inflatables, and more. Be sure to stop by the Alumni Association tent and say hello.

    Spirit Board Display

    10:00 a.m.
    Y Parking Lot by Nottingham Field
    Visit the Pepsi Bears Fan Fest to see the "Bear-Foot in the Sand" themed pomp boards!

    UNC VS UC Davis

    12:00 p.m.
    Nottingham Field
    Cheer on your Bears to a Homecoming victory!

    Inflatable Dance Party

    Presented by RHA
    8:00 p.m.
    West Campus Fields, south of Nottingham Field

 2018 Homecoming Packets Now Available

2018 Homecoming Packet

Any person requesting disability accommodations for these events please contact 970-351-2289 at least three business days in advance.