Homecoming Events
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Vikings After Dark: Neon Nights

SUNDAY, OCT. 9

Mister and Miss ECSU Coronation 
Once Upon a Time: A Night of Royalty Under the Stars
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center
 
Homecoming Countdown - RAVE Edition
10:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center


MONDAY, OCT. 10

The Ultimate Trap Bando
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM 
Ridley Student Center | 2nd Floor 



TUESDAY, OCT. 11 

Cafe Aromas . . . You’re Glowing!
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM 
P.A.C.E. Center | Ridley Student Center
Sponsored by the Office of Student Counseling Services, Student Health Services & Campus Activities Board 
 
WRVS 89.9 - Viking Coaches Show
LIVE w/ Head Football Coach, Marcus Hilliard
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Ridley Student Center | Great Hall
 
Rain-GLOW Kickback
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Ridley Student Center | Great Hall
Hosted by True Colors & The Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion



WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12

Walk Out Wednesday - Fashion Teaser 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM | Bedell Hall
 
The POP-UP. . . All of The Lights Fashion Show 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 
K.E. White Graduate Center 

$10 (advance - ECSU student ticket)
$15 (advance - public)
$20 day of/at the door

THURSDAY, OCT. 13

Staff Senate Food Truck Festival 
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM 
Outdoor Classroom across from Bedell Cafeteria 
 
WRVS 89.9 Listening Session 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Ridley Student Center | Great Hall
 
Young Alumni Business Day 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM | Ridley Student Center
Hosted by the Office of Career Services and the Office of Alumni Relations. 

 

Community Connections
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM 
Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center
 
Midnight Breakfast - Black Out Edition 
10:00 PM - 1:00 AM 
Ridley Student Center 


FRIDAY, OCT. 14

The Yard
1:00 PM
Williams Hall Quad Area

BLAZE THE STAGE: Homecoming Step Show & Comedy
Show featuring Comedian Rip Michaels, Wild 'N Out
7:00 PM 
Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center
$15 (advance - student ticket)
$20 (advance - public)
$25 day of/at the door

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

Homecoming Parade 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM 
Elizabeth City, NC
 
Student Tailgate 
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Roebuck Stadium
 
Homecoming Football Game (Televised on Aspire TV)
ECSU vs. Lincoln University
1:00 PM
Roebuck Stadium | Tickets: $30 
 
Pre-Dawn - Lights Out  "Jama-Jam"
Attire must be presentable. College ID required to enter. 
10:00 PM - 2:00 AM 
R.L. Vaughan Center
$15 (advance - student ticket)
$20 (advance - non-ecsu student)
$25 day of/ at the door
 

Student Ticket Package : $30
Includes:
10.12: The Pop Up Shop… All of the Lights Fashion Show
10.14: Step Show and Comedy Show
10.15: Pre-Dawn: Lights Out ‘Jama-Jam


Contact the Office of Student Engagement and Leadership  for additional information. 

TUESDAY, OCT. 11

WRVS 89.9 - Viking Coaches Show
LIVE w/ Head Football Coach, Marcus Hilliard
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Ridley Student Center | Great Hall
 
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12
Vikings Downtown:  ECSU Employee
Engagement Explosion
Seven Sounds Brewing Company
5:30-7:30 PM | 12 N. Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 13

ECSU and NC Civil Rights Trail Historic Marker Unveiling: ECSTC Student Activists (1960)
3:00 PM
301-303 Block of East Main Street, Elizabeth City, NC

 
WRVS 89.9 Listening Session 
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Ridley Student Center | Great Hall
 
Community Connections
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM 
Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 14

Chancellor’s Donor Appreciation Brunch
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM | K. E. White Center
{By Invitation Only}
Hosted by the Office of University Advancement


Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
2022 Sports Hall of Fame Inductees
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | K. E. White Graduate Center | Tickets: $40
{Tickets and Information, contact: Dr. Claudie Mackey, 252.335.3479 }


SATURDAY, OCT. 15
Homecoming Football Game (Televised by Aspire TV)
ECSU vs. Lincoln University
1:00 PM | Roebuck Stadium | Tickets: $30 


Homecoming Block Party ... Diggin In The Crates Edition
Featuring Soul For Real,  9th Wonder, Mad Skillz  & Dog Star Chaos Go Go Band
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Outdoor Classroom Area
General Admission is Free.  Registration Required. 
Lawn chairs, blankets, & umbrellas allowed.
Hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations & Engagement  & Division of Student Affairs. 

 Contact the Homecoming Commitee for additional information. ecsuhomecoming@ecsu.edu 

 
THURSDAY, OCT. 13
 
ECSU and NC Civil Rights Trail Historic Marker Unveiling: ECSTC Student Activists (1960)
3:00 PM
301-303 Block of East Main Street, Elizabeth City, NC

Young Alumni Business Day 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM | Ridley Student Center
Hosted by the Office of Career Services and the Office of Alumni Relations. 
 
Community Connections
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM 
Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center
 



FRIDAY, OCT. 14
Chancellor’s Welcome Alumni Reception 
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM | STEM Complex
All Alumni are invited to attend!
Hosted by the Office of the Chancellor



alumni mixer
The Official Alumni Mixer

10:00 PM - 2:00 AM | K. E. White Center
Admission: $25 before Oct. 8th; $30 General Admission 
  tickets
Hosted by the ECSU National Alumni Association (NAA).


SATURDAY, OCT. 15
Alumni Tailgate 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Roebuck Stadium
NAA Members Only

Homecoming Block Party ... Diggin In The Crates Edition
Featuring Soul For Real,  9th Wonder, Mad Skillz  & Dog Star Chaos Go Go Band
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Outdoor Classroom Area
General Admission is Free.  Registration Required. 
Lawn chairs, blankets, & umbrellas allowed.
Hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations & Engagement & Division of Student Affairs


black encore

The Black Encore Cabaret
10:00 PM - 2:30 AM | K. E. White Center 
ticket

Hosted by the ECSU National Alumni Association (NAA) and G-Sharp Enterprises.  For more information contact,  contact gsharpenterprise@gmail.com. 

 
SUNDAY, OCT. 16
Prayer Breakfast
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM | K. E. White Graduate Center
Admission: $25
Hosted the ECSU National Alumni Association.  For tickets and more information, contact 252.335.3224. 

 


CLASS REUNIONS

Homecoming 2022 promises to be filled with activities that pay homage to our Viking traditions, celebrate our alumni, and reunite our Viking Family. This year, we will honor class years ending in 2 and 7 and celebrate the Class of 1972 as our golden class.

Class of 1972 (50 years)
Class of 1977 (45 years)
Class of 1982 (40 years)
Class of 1987 (35 years)
Class of 1992 (30 years)
Class of 1997 (24 years)
Class of 2002  (20 years)
Class of 2007 (15 years)
Class of 2012 (10 years)
Class of 2017 (5 years) 

  Visit the Reunion Website


Contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Engagement at 252.335.3224. 

 

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