Reconnect With Your Roots During Homecoming
October 3, 2019
Once a Bear, Always a Bear – and there’s no better time to remember that than Homecoming!
Whether your last visit to campus was 50 years ago or five, Homecoming is your opportunity to take a walk down memory lane and learn about the new and exciting changes coming to UNC.
The Alumni Association is offering a variety of events to ensure there is a reason for every Bear to come home the weekend of October 18-19. Register today to let us know what events you plan to attend.
Alumni Lunch with University Leadership
This is the perfect event for Bears who like to be in the know! Join the Alumni Association for lunch on Friday, October 18 to connect with new Provost Mark Anderson and Vice President for Advancement Allie Steg Haskett '03. Hear firsthand about UNC's future plans and share your thoughts.
- Homecoming 5K
For those who still look for a finish line wherever you go, UNC Campus Recreation is hosting the annual Homecoming 5k on Saturday morning. The route will take you through campus, so get your gear, and get ready to take in your alma mater on a crisp autumn morning.
- Tailgate and Football Game Against Portland State
What better way to celebrate homecoming than cheering on your Bears as they take on Big Sky opponent Portland State? Before the game, be sure to stop by the Alumni Association Tailgate to reconnect with old friends and enjoy a free Crabtree beer served up by Klawz Kollab.
- Class of 1969 Reunion
The Class of 1969 will have a full weekend of reunion activities, including a private campus tour in vans, a luncheon with University Leadership, induction into the 50-year society and a chance to see UNC football against Portland State on the North Terrace of Nottingham Field.
- Student Ambassador Reunion
Calling all former student ambassadors! While you're back in town for the football game, Alumna Lyndsey Crum '05 invites you to gather with your fellow ambassadors too. Head to the Original Roma for Homecoming breakfast and meet up at Crabtree Brewing Company after the football game.
- Greeley Multicultural Festival
The Greeley Multicultural Festival will be on campus during Homecoming weekend. Attendees will have the opportunity to celebrate the diverse cultures embedded in the fabric of the Greeley community with all 5 senses.
- The Great Big Food Drive
Fill a truck with supplies to help drive out hunger on UNC's campus. The UNC Student Nutrition and Dietetics Association has partnered with the Bear Pantry for the 1st Annual Great Big Food Drive taking place before and during the Homecoming football game. Drop off items and monetary donations in the Bears Fan Fest area.
- ‘80s Delta Zeta Reunion
The Delta Xi Chapter of Delta Zeta is calling all Alumnae from the 1980's to come home! Alumna Teddi Hernandez '91 is coordinating the reunion. Look for more information from Teddi about how to get involved.
As always, we invite you to share your Homecoming experiences with us and fellow bears while you’re back at UNC. Remember to tag, comment, like and hashtag #UNCBears across all of our social media channels. We want to know you’re having a great time reconnecting with your roots during Homecoming 2019.