Homecoming & Fall Family Weekend

Friday, Oct. 5-Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018

Registration Required

Join families, students and alumni for a weekend of fall fun!

Pick up your welcome packet at the Whitaker Campus Center Information Desk, starting at noon on Friday.

Friday, Oct. 5

1-1:50 p.m.

For early arrivals, please feel free to sit in on a class (registration required at the Information Desk and you must stay for the entire class):

  • Elementary Spanish, Blanca Feinberg, Tatem 121I
  • Cognitive Psychology, Molly Moreland, Rosenstock 23
  • World Literature, Mark Sandona, Hodson 131
3:30-5 p.m.

Special Student Event: Residence Hall front porch and Vehicle decorating contest, campus parade to Chapel lot 

5:30-7:30 p.m.President’s Appreciation Reception for President’s Club Donors, B.O.L.D. members and key volunteers (by invitation only)
9 p.m.Student and Family Talent Showcase
Cheer on students and family; all are welcome!
Hodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall
10 p.m.Late Night Carnival, featuring caricature and balloon artists, carnival food, skeeball, basketball, etc.
Whitaker Atrium/Commons

Saturday, Oct. 6

7:30 a.m.Blue and Grey 5K Run
Volpe Athletic Center
7:30 a.m. check-in; 8 a.m. start
9 a.m.-5 p.m.X-Ray Art Exhibit by Michael Hopkins
Tatem Arts Center
9:30-10:30 a.m.Coffee and Conversation with the President
Whitaker Campus Center Commons
10 a.m.Game Day admission event kick-off
10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.Oktoberfest-Themed Brunch
Guests $8.75 at the door; students free
Coblentz Dining Hall
10 a.m.-4 p.m.Hood College Archives open
Beneficial-Hodson Library
11 a.m.-noonPep Rally and celebration of teams
Residential Quad
11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.Concessions available for purchase
Thomas Athletic Field
NoonField Hockey vs. Arcadia*
Thomas Athletic Field
Noon-4 p.m.Festival featuring alumni hospitality tent, Blazer Radio,  student organizations, bubble soccer, soccer darts and inflatables
Residential Quad
 Graduate School Information
Office of Admission/Tours of Campus begin every hour on the hour
Bookstore and Hood Ring Sales
Career Center Information Table
Whitaker Campus Center
2 p.m.Women's Soccer Game vs. Widener*
Thomas Athletic Field
 Alumni Swim Meet
Huntsinger Aquatic Center
4:30 p.m.Men's Soccer Game vs. Widener*
Thomas Athletic Field
4:30-7:30 p.m.Dinner
Guests $10.05 at the door; students free
Coblentz Dining Room
5-9 p.m.First Saturday, sponsored by Hood College
The first Saturday of each month downtown comes alive with on-the-street entertainment, late-night shopping and dining and something for everyone to enjoy.
Downtown Frederick
8-10 p.m.Athlete Alumni Event, with Sue Kolb, Ph.D., Hood's new athletic director for a night of reminiscing
Blue Side Tavern (cash bar)
9 p.m.Mentalist chrisjones
Hodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall

* Athletic faculty appreciation event at each game

Sunday, Oct. 7

Starting at 9 a.m.

Alumni Games, Thomas Athletic Field

  • 9 a.m., Men's Lacrosse
  • 11 a.m., Men's Soccer
  • 12:30 p.m., Women's Soccer
  • 1 p.m., Softball