Oct. 13-15, 2023
This page will be your go-to resource for Homecoming 2023, including registration, frequently asked questions, and more. Check back as this page will continue to be updated as we approach Homecoming weekend.
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Schedule of Events
Friday, Oct. 13
8 a.m. | Athletic Club Golf Tournament – Country Club of Newberry | Register here
6 – 7 p.m. | Lawn Party – Quad Fountain
7 – 9 p.m. | Rock the Quad
9 – 10 p.m. | Late Night Tailgate
Saturday. Oct. 14
8:30 a.m. | Homecoming 5K | Register here
9 a.m. | Classes of 1953, 1963 & 1973 Reunion Social
9:30 a.m. | Check-In – Bachman Court
10 a.m. | Alumni Association Meeting – Wiles Chapel
11 a.m. | Singers Concert – Wiles Chapel
11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Alumni Market – Bachman Court
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Reunion Lunches – Class Reunion Central (Flagpoles at MacLean Gym)
70th Reunion | Class of 1953
60th Reunion | Class of 1963
50th Reunion | Class of 1973
40th Reunion | Class of 1983
25th Reunion | Class of 1998
10th Reunion | Class of 2013
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Lunch – Kaufmann Dining Hall
2:15 p.m. | Pep Rally – Holland Hall
2:45 p.m. | Alumni Family Photo – Holland Hall steps
4 p.m. | Football vs. Catawba – Setzler Field
7:30 p.m. | Founders Federal Credit Union Fireworks Show
Sunday, Oct. 15
10:30 a.m. | Homecoming Worship & Memorial Service – Wiles Chapel
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Brunch – Kaufmann Dining Hall
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes! Registering for Homecoming will make sure you reserve your ticket to the football game and have the opportunity to attend all the weekend’s fun festivities!
Gameday parking is available in the Alumni Music Center lot, Walker/Pearson Hall lot, Cromer lot, Chapman Street lot, Luther Street, next to the Science & Mathematics Building, at Oakland Mill, Dufford House, Darrow House and Smith Road Complex. Click here to view the interactive campus map.
Tailgate registration will begin on Sept. 1. Spots will be assigned, and location information will be sent out by Oct. 7.
We are so impressed with the businesses our alumni have created. We invite you to the Alumni Market to browse the arts, crafts and other talents from our Newberry College alumni. If you would like to host a table, you can sign up with your registration.
Yes! The annual Alumni Association Awards will be presented during the Alumni Association Annual Meeting on Saturday, Oct. 14. Nominations closed on Sept. 15. The award categories are:
Thomas A. Epting Outstanding Alumni
Philip T. Kelly Jr. Outstanding Young Alumni
Noah & Pansy Derrick Outstanding Friend of the College
Alumni Distinguished Service
Newberry College Alumni Award of Valor
If you are a member of the class of 1953, 1963 or 1973, lunch will be provided at Class Reunion Central. If you aren’t part of a reunion, lunch will be served in Kaufmann Dining Hall from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. You can purchase your lunch ticket ahead of time with your Homecoming registration!
At this time, there is no specified RV parking.
This year we will be celebrating the Classes of 1953, 1963, 1973, 1983, 1998, and 2013. If your class is interested in participating in a special reunion year, please email Alumni.Relations@newberry.edu.
There will be an option to make your reunion gift on the registration page, or please reach out to Laura Beth Shealy '16, director of annual giving.