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Homecoming & Fall Family Weekend

Gather the whole family & come to Hood!
October 6-8, 2023

Register Today to Join Us!

Schedule of Events

All Weekend

Hood Community Scavenger Hunt: A team test of your Hood wit, wisdom and wackiness! All you need is your group of 2-6 scavengers, a thirst for prizes and glory, and a cell phone.  Scan the QR code in the Weekend Guide to join the hunt.

Weekend Guide at Whitaker Campus Center information desk

female students

Friday, October 6

7:30 a.m.

Blue & Grey Golf Tournament
PB Dye Golf Course
(separate registration required)

Golf Outing
10:30 a.m.Student-Faculty Summer Research Presentations
Beneficial-Hodson Library & Learning Commons
Noon-1:30 p.m.Lunch for Faculty, Family & Friends
Whitaker Campus Commons
2-5 p.m.Registration & Check-In
Whitaker Information Desk
7 p.m.


Movie: "Won't You Be My Neighbor"
An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host Fred Rogers

Wear your coziest cardigan and enjoy free popcorn and sweets as you learn about the life of the beloved Mr. Rogers.

Rosenstock Hall, Hodson Auditorium

Saturday, October 7 

9 a.m-1 p.m.Registration & Check-In
Whitaker Information Desk
10 a.m.-3 p.m.Gear Shop Open
Whitaker Campus Center
10:15 a.m. - NoonHood College Research Showcase
Featuring collaborative student-faculty projects
1st Floor
Beneficial-Hodson Library and Learning Commons
11 a.m.Men's & Women's Tennis vs. McDaniel

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Herff Jones: Hood Ring Sales
Whitaker Campus Center

Hood ring

Noon-3 p.m.

Party in the NeighborHOOD
Residential Quad

12:15 Welcome and special announcement from President Andrea E. Chapdelaine, Ph.D.

Hood family
1 p.m.Field Hockey vs. Widener
3 p.m.Alumni Game: Softball
1-3 p.m.The Ruth Whitaker Holmes School of Behavioral and Health Sciences Open House
700 Toll House Avenue
4 p.m.Women's Soccer vs. Albright
6-9 p.m.International Student Dinner
Whitaker Campus Center 220
7 p.m.Men's Soccer vs. Albright
9-11 p.m.Blazer Alumni Homecoming Happy Hour
Attaboy Brewery

Sunday, October 8 

10 a.m.-3 p.m.Gear Shop Open
Whitaker Campus Center
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.Athletic Hall of Fame brunch and ceremony (by invitation only)

9-11:30 a.m.

Alumni Game: Men's Lacrosse

LAX alumni game
NoonAlumni Game: Baseball
1 p.m.Men's & Women's Tennis vs. Mount Aloysius
2 p.m.Alumni Game: Women's Lacrosse