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Homecoming

  • Homecoming - All Roads Lead 2020

    February 24 - March 1, 2020

    Game Day vs. Delaware State University  2/29/20


  • Sunday, February 23, 2020

    Homecoming Kickoff

    Sponsored by the Student Government Association

    Tawes Gymnasium

    7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

    (Doors Open: 6:00 p.m./Doors Close: 10:00 p.m.)

    Cost: Free (UMES Students Only)

    Come and join in the fun as your favorite organizations, clubs and groups show off their talents!

    Monday, February 24, 2020

    Campus Activities Board Lunchtime Fun

    Sponsored by the Student Government and Student Experience

    Student Services Center- Rotunda

    12 Noon - 1:30 p.m.

    Cost: Free

    Theme: TBA


    Black History Month Motivational Speaker

    Sponsored by the Student Government and Student Experience

    Student Services Center Theater

    7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

    Cost: Free

    Joins us for an evening of UMES’ Black History Month 2020 with ____________TBA. Learn about our history, black accomplishments and its many heroes, who are often forgotten about, or rarely mentioned.


    Tuesday, February 25, 2020

    Sophomore Class Lunchtime Fun

    Sponsored by the Student Government and Student Experience

    Student Services Center Rotunda

    12 Noon – 1:30 p.m.

    Cost: Free

    Theme: “Black History Trivia Games”

     
    UMES Fashion Show

    Sponsored by the Student Government and Haus of Legacy

    Ella Fitzgerald Performing Arts Center

    7:00 p.m.—10:30 p.m.

    Cost: $10.00 per person

    “Hauscoming!” This will be an event you won't want to miss. This year's show will feature a variety of fashion concepts and spotlight student models at our university.


    Wednesday, February 26, 2020

    Junior Class Lunchtime Fun

    Sponsored by the Student Government and Student Experience

    Student Services Center Rotunda

    12 Noon– 5:00 p.m.

    Cost: Free

    Theme: Student Entrepreneurship Pop-up

    Crown Skating

    Sponsored by the Student Government

    Off Campus– Fruitland, Maryland

    7:00 p.m.—11:00 p.m.

    Cost: TBA

    Come to Crown Skating Rink for a fun night of skating and good music with all of your friends! Be sure to arrive early to get skates in your size! This will be a sold out event.


    Thursday, February 27, 2020

    Freshmen/Senior Class Lunchtime Fun

    Sponsored by the Student Government and Student Experience

    Student Services Center Rotunda

    12 noon- 1:30 p.m.

    Cost: Free

    Theme: “Mix and Mingle with the HAWK Alumni” (Best Throwback HAWK Fit and Music)

    Alumni Life Member and Leadership Ceremony

    Sponsored by the National Alumni Association

    Student Services Center Ballroom

    Reception- 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

    Dinner- 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

    Cost: TBA

    The National Alumni Association is particularly proud to host the 2020 awards event, which honors and recognizes distinguished alumni in the Classes of “0” and “5” plus all Lifetime Members. 

    UMES Homecoming Concert

    Sponsored by the Student Government

    William P. Hytche Athletic Center

    7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

    (Doors Open: 5:30 p.m./Doors Close: 11:00 p.m.)

    Cost: TBA


    Friday, February 28, 2020

    Alumni Central

    Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs and the UMES National Alumni Association

    Student Services Center Rotunda

    12 noon- 5:00 p.m.

    SGA Lunchtime Fun

    Sponsored by the Student Government and Student Experience

    Student Services Center Rotunda

    12 noon- 1:30 p.m.

    Cost: Free

    Theme: TBA

    Homecoming Alumni/Student Basketball Game “Battle At the Shore!”

    William P. Hytche Athletics Center

    Registration and tournaments begin at 11 a.m. (until 5 p.m.)

    For details, contact Ted McIntosh at tedmcintosh@yahoo.com

    President's Welcome Back Reception

    Henson Ballroom

    3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

    Join President Anderson and her team for a relaxing mix and mingle with light refreshments before the weekend kicks into high gear.

    UMES “Hall of Fame” Induction Ceremony

    Sponsored by the Department of Athletics

    Student Services Center- Ballroom 

    6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    Cost: $50.00 for Hall of Famers and $60.00 for General Public

    The UMES Homecoming Step Show and After Party

    Sponsored by the National Pan-Hellenic Council, Student Experience, Student Government and Alumni Affairs

    William P. Hytche Athletic Center

    Step Show- 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. After Party- 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

    (Doors Open: 7:00 p.m./Doors Close: 11:00 p.m.)

    Cost: $10.00 UMES Students / $20.00 General Admission

    Join us as we celebrate the history and tradition of our Greek-lettered and Fellowship organizations at this year’s step show as they showcase their talent, creativity and technical skill in the art of stepping as they compete for the title of Step Show Champion! Why go home? Stay and enjoy the after party!


    Saturday, February 29, 2020

    UMES Homecoming Tailgate

    Sponsored by the Office of Student Experience and Student Government Association

    Tawes Parking Lot

    10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

    Cost: Free to visit. Rental space cost TBA.

    Homecoming Basketball Game

    UMES HAWKS vs. Delaware State University

    Sponsored by the Department of Athletics

    William P. Hytche Athletics Center

    Main Arena- Doors open at Noon

    Women’s Basketball– 2:00 p.m./Men’s Basketball– 4:00 p.m.

    (Doors Open: 12:00 p.m./Doors Close: 5:30 p.m.)

    Cost: $25 (one cost for both games per person)

    “WELCOME TO THE UMES HOUSE PARTY!”

    “Overtime!”

    Sponsored by the Division of Institutional Advancement and co-hosted by the “GENTS!”

    Student Services Center- Ballroom

    6:30 p.m. until 12 midnight

    Must be 21 and older to enter

    (Doors Open: 6:30 p.m./Doors Close: 10:30 p.m.)

    Cost: $10 per person (price includes 2 free beverages)

    Join us for some post-game action, featuring live DJs, hors d’ oeuvres and a cash bar immediately after the game, as we celebrate our HAWKS Homecoming Victory! Hosted by “THE GENTS” of UMES.

    “Level 2- Greek Hospitality”

    Sponsored by the Office of Student Experience

    Student Services Center 2nd Floor

    7:00 p.m. until 11 p.m.

    Must be 21 and older to enter

    (Doors Open: 7:00 p.m./Doors Close: 10:30 p.m.)

    Cost: Free to visit. Rental space cost TBA.

    Connect with fellow Greeks and Fellowships for an evening of networking, socializing, and catching up on what’s happening at your Alma Mater! Light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be provided at this free event.

    “Student House Party” (Students- Under 21)

    Sponsored by the Office of Student Experience and Student Government

    Student Services Center- 1st Floor (Game Room and Café)

    8:00 p.m. until 12 midnight

    21 and younger crowd

    (Doors Open: 7:30 p.m./Doors Close: 11:00 p.m.)

    Cost: $15.00 UMES Students Only (Hawk Card only)

    What's Homecoming without a party? Join us for a night of dancing and music by one of the hottest DJs.


    Sunday, March 1, 2020

    Metropolitan United Methodist Church- Princess Anne, Maryland

    Sponsored by the Student Government and Student Experience and the National Alumni Association

    Student Services Center- Theater

    11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.