Homecoming University Events
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STUDENT & University EVENTS

 
The annual Homecoming event is always a special time for the ECSU Viking family. We love seeing alumni back on campus as they reconnect with each other and interact with our current students. Thank you to all the alumni and families who attended Homecoming 2017. Save the date now for Homecoming 2018, which will take place on October 21-28, 2018.

Check this webpage often for updates and ticket info for this year’s events.  

Sunday, October 21

Homecoming NFL Game Day
Time: 1pm
Location: Bowling Alley
Cost: FREE

Mister and Miss ECSU Royal Coronation
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Location: M.L. Burnim Fine Arts Center
Cost: FREE

Mister and Miss ECSU Royal Reception
Time: 8pm - 11pm
Location: K.E. White Center
Cost: FREE

Monday, October 22

Viking Pride: Gender and Sexual Orientation Forum
Time: 5pm - 7pm
Location: Ridely Student Center, Rm. 216
Cost: FREE

Monday Night Football Watch Party: Giants vs Falcons
Time: 8pm - 12am
Location: Bowling Alley
Cost: FREE

 

Tuesday, October 23

Homecoming Spades Tournament
Time: 5pm - 10pm
Location: Ridely Student Center, Stage Area
Cost: FREE

The Melting Pot: Cultural Inclusion Party
Time: 8pm - 11pm
Location: Ridely Student Center, 2nd Floor
Cost: FREE

 

Wednesday, October 24

DJ in the Cafe: Homecoming Edition
Time: 11am - 2pm
Location: Bedell Hall Cafeteria
Cost: FREE

DJ Wars: Battle to Be the Best
Time: 2pm - 4pm
Location: Promenade
Cost: FREE

Paint the Town Blue Business Expo
Time: 2pm - 4pm
Location: Ridley Student Center
Cost: FREE

Homecoming Trap & Paint
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Location: Ridley Student Center, 2nd Floor
Cost: FREE

Homecoming Fashion Show
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Location: Ridley Student Center, 2nd Floor
Cost: ECSU Students - FREE |  Non Students - $10

 

Thursday, October 25

Homecoming Community Health Fair & Blood Drive
Time: 10am - 4pm
Location: Williams Hall
Cost: FREE

The Real Lawyers of ECSU: Emerging Leaders Forum
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Location: Ridley Student Center, 2nd Floor
Cost: FREE

All White Party
Time: 8pm - 12am
Location: Bowling Alley
Cost:  ECSU Students - $10 |  Non-ECSU Students - $20

Homecoming Old School Comedy Show
Time: 8:00pm - 12am
Location: M.L. Burnim Fine Arts Center
Cost: TBD

 

Friday, October 26

Chancellor's Jazz Scholarship Brunch
Time: 11am - 2pm
Location: K.E. White Center
Cost: $75

Viking Yardfest: Homecoming Pep Rally
Time: 12pm - 5pm
Location: Promenade
Cost: FREE

Chancellor's Homecoming Alumni Welcome Reception
Time: 3pm - 6pm
Location: TBD
Cost: FREE

Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Location: Ridley Student Center, 2nd Floor
Cost: TBD

The Battle: Vikings Versus Panthers
Time: 8pm - 10pm
Location: R.L. Vaughan Center
Cost:  Students - $5 |  Non-Students - $10
Tickets available at Cashiers Office, 1st Floor of M.D. Thorpe Admin.
(Online purchase link coming soon) 

Viking Talent Showcase
Time: 11pm - 2am
Location: R.L. Vaughan Center
Cost: FREE

Saturday, October 27

Viking Fitness Boot Camp
Time: 7am - 8am
Location: Riley Recreation Center
Cost: FREE

Viking Tailgating
Time: 7:30am - 5pm
Location: Roebuck Stadium

Homecoming Parade
Time: 9am - 12pm
Parade Route: Starts at 600 Westover St (Between Sonic and Bojangles). Ehringhaus St. to Water to Southern Ave. to Parkview Dr., Ending at G.R. Little Library on ECSU Campus.
Parade Marshall: Dr. Karrie G. Dixon
Cost: FREE

The Wild Out: Student Body Tailgate
Time: 11am - 1pm
Location: Roebuck Stadium
Cost: FREE

ECSU Viking Football Vs. Virginia Union
Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Roebuck Stadium
Cost: Advance$20 | Game Day - $30 
Purchase Tickets

Homecoming Block Party
Time: 4pm - 8pm
Location: Williams Hall Greek Quad Area
Cost: FREE

The Homecoming Pre-Dawn Party
Time: 12am - 4am
Location: R.L. Vaughan Center
Cost:  ECSU Students -$10 | Non-ECSU Students - $20

 

Sunday, October 28

Homecoming Prayer Breakfast
Time: 
9am - 11am
Location: 
K.E. White Center
Cost:
 $15

Homecoming Gospel Concert Feat. ECSU University Choir
Time: 11am - 1pm
Location: First United Methodist Church
Cost: FREE