Alumni Relations

Homecoming 2017


Homecoming 2017 will take place October 23-28, 2017. 

For more information, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 910.521.6252 or

7-10pm. Homecoming SpiritFest, Pine-Oak Courtyard

This annual event serves as a spirited kick-off to homecoming week. The event which annually draws a large crowd features music, food, games, giveaways and much more! Hosted by Housing and Residence Life and the Residence Hall Association.


11:30am-1:30pm Lunch Fare for Faculty and Staff, UC Annex

Hosted by Sodexo - $8.51 per person

5-7pm UNCP Homecoming After-Hours Networking Event,
The Museum of the Southeast American Indian

Hosted byPembroke Area Chamber of Commerce

7pm UNCP Volleyball vs. USC Aiken - #BraveNation Celebration

Conference volleyball match versus USC Aiken.


10am-12pm “Coffee and Career” event, Career Center Library (UC 221)

Join the Career Center for our first Coffee and Career event. If you have questions about career opportunities in your major or need assistance with a résumé, cover letter or graduate school applications this event is for you! The Career Center staff will be available to answer any questions you may have while enjoying some refreshments!  For more information please contact Amber Lennon at or Malika Mercer at

3-4pm UC/UC Annex Anniversary Celebration, UC Lounge

The Chavis University Center invites you to join its 30th Anniversary Celebration during Homecoming 2017. Travel with us as we reflect and remember our history at the UC. For more information, contact the University Center office at 910.521.6584 or email


UNCP Soccer vs. USC Aiken
Lumbee River EMC Stadium
Homecoming T-Shirt Giveaway during the conference women's soccer match, also THINK PINK theme, versus USC Aiken.

6pm Game Room FREE Play, Hawks Nest

Continue the Chavis University Center 30th Anniversary Celebration at the Hawks Nest Recreation Center. Join in the food, fun and FREE play with friends and an afternoon of festive games and activities. Contact the Hawks Nest for more information at 910.521.6609/6544 or


4-6pm #BraveNation Homecoming Parade
5-8pm #BraveNation Bonfire, Jones Athletic Center Parking Lot 14
8pm Men's Basketball vs. All-Army Exhibition Game, Lumbee Guaranty Bank Court

Exhibition game for men's basketball with an introduction of their season versus the All-Army Team.


11:30am-1pm 50th Class Reunion Luncheon - Honoring the graduates from 1967,
Chancellor’s Residence

All alumni from the Class of 1967 and 1966 are invited to reconnect with classmates and share stories of your days at UNC Pembroke. $25 per ticket. To purchase tickets, please contact 910.775.4549.

3-4pm Ice Cream Social – Employee Recognition

Hosted by the Chancellor’s Office and Human Resources

5pm Glow Run – 5K and One Mile Fun Run,
Grace P. Johnson Football Stadium (Entry $15 / $10 / $7)

Please join us at 5:45 p.m. for our one mile fun run and 5K walkers. Our 5K run will start at 6:05 p.m. sharp! Anyone who is interested can contact Marian Wooten at or (910)521-6347. All proceeds benefit HHP departmental scholarships. Cost: $15 race, t-shirt, glow necklace; $10 t-shirt only; $7 race and glow necklace only.


Alumni Awards and Hall of Fame Ceremony, University Center Annex

The UNC Pembroke Alumni Association presents several distinguished awards each year to alumni, friends, graduating seniors and those who have shown exceptional dedication to and support of the university. Honoring the achievements and service of members of the Brave Nation is extremely important to the UNC Pembroke Alumni Association. The most public way in which we honor our alumni is at our Alumni Awards Ceremony during Homecoming. Join us! $40 per ticket. To purchase tickets, please contact 910.775.4549. 

8pm Who’s Bad – The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience, GPAC

Who's Bad is a tribute concert to the music and memory of Michael Jackson.  For tickets call 910.521.6361 or visit

Tickets: $36, $31, $21* /$26 Alumni; $10 Child or Non-UNCP Student; $16 Faculty or Staff; $10 UNCP Student 


Black and Gold Gym Jam, Auxiliary Gym

Hosted by PAC & AGC. Tickets: free for students; $5 for guests


11:30am Tailgate Party, Lots 14 & 24 behind the Jones Athletic Center
12pm UNCP Soccer vs. Young Harris, Lumbee River EMC Stadium

SENIOR DAY for our women's soccer team as they take on Young Harris in a critical conference match-up.

2pm Blizzard of Bucks Gameshow - Lucky participants could win up to $500 CASH,
Lots 14 & 24 behind the Jones Athletic Center
4pm UNCP Football vs. Lenoir-Rhyne, Grace P. Johnson Stadium
8pm NPHC Homecoming Step Show, GPAC

Join UNCP‘s National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) for one of the most exciting yearly events of the homecoming season. BraveNation’s NPHC is proud to present a tradition of excellence that spans several years here at UNCP. Watch our NPHC fraternities and sororities battle it out on the stage in a series of intricate dance steps, vibrant music selections, and elaborate show themes. The show will feature exhibition performances from a variety of campus groups and organizations.  Tickets can be purchased a GPAC Box Office.  Advance tickets for Greeks are $5, $7 for students, and $10 for general admission.  Day of event, tickets will be $12 for all.  For more information, please contact the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life at 910.775.4307 or

9pm Homecoming Kick Back, UC Lounge

All students and alumni are welcome to enjoy food, fun and music provided by DJ Mike!  Come play spades and close out #BraveNation Homecoming 2017 with fellow Braves! Hosted by OSIL & PAC