Homecoming 2017 Weekend Schedule


Friday, October 20

The Wofford Bookstore is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday. (Jostens in-store 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.).

The Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts' Richardson Family Museum will be open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday. Click here for more information! 

9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.  4th Annual Black Alumni Summit
Meadors Multicultural House, Stewart H. Johnson Greek Village
Join us for the Black Alumni Association Board Meeting, a luncheon, round table discussions, and more! For more information about all the weekend events and to register, click here!

2:30 p.m. Business of Beer Panel & Tasting in The Space
The Space in the Mungo Center
Alumni are invited to join us for this special panel featuring Wofford alumni who are in the business of beer across the Carolinas. Panelists are: John Bauknight '89, owner of RJ Rockers in Spartanburg, SC; Pearce Fleming '96, proprietor of Commonhouse Aleworks in North Charleston, SC; and Matt Masten '96, co-owner and co-founder of Foothills Brewery in Winston-Salem, NC. A tasting will follow the panel discussion for all attendees who are age 21+. No cost to attend.

3:30 p.m.  Classes Without Quizzes
Various campus locations
What could be better than taking interesting classes from your favorite professors? Not having to take tests or pay tuition! Join Wofford faculty and staff on Friday afternoon for an enlightening learning session, no strings attached! Registration will occur on a first come, first served basis. You will be notified of the location of your class the week of Homecoming. Click here to learn more about the exciting courses offered this year and to register! 

3:30 p.m.  Calling all Chemists: Comparing the IR Spectra of the Propyl Radicals using HENDI and p-H2 Matrix Isolation
Roger Milliken Science Center, room 122
Come listen to and learn from one of Wofford's recent chemistry alumni, Gregory Pullen, as he gives a talk about his research in his PhD program at the University of Georgia. Gregory will also be able to answer questions about UGA's graduate and REU programs.

5:00 p.m.  Volleyball vs. Samford University & Volleyball Alumni Night
Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium
Join us in Wofford's new stadium as the Terriers take on the Samford Bulldogs! Volleyball alumni and their families are also invited to join us for a Volleyball Alumni Night during the match. Click here to register for the Volleyball Alumni Night.

6:00-9:00 p.m.  50 Year Club Dinner 
Indigo Hall, downtown Spartanburg
Members of the 50 Year Club and their guests are invited to join us during Homecoming Weekend for a special dinner and program on Friday night. Click here to register for the 50 Year Club Dinner. 

7:00-11:00 p.m.  The 18th Annual 
Terrier Ball Auction & Gala
Spartanburg Marriott
The Terrier Ball Auction and Gala kicks off Homecoming weekend in style! Alumni, parents and friends of Wofford all gather for fun, fellowship and competition while helping to raise educational scholarship dollars for Wofford College student-athletes. Featuring live entertainment by Party on the Moon! Click here to buy tickets for the Terrier Ball.

Saturday, October 21

The Wofford Bookstore is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Jostens in-store 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.).

The Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts' Richardson Family Museum will be open for extended hours for Homecoming from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday . Click here for more information!

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Men's & Women's Tennis Reunion
Reeves Tennis Center
Tennis alumni and their families are invited to join the tennis staff during Homecoming weekend to catch up with your teammates. Activities will be provided and everyone will be welcome to play tennis! Click here to register!

 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Lifelong Learning at Wofford Tent
Lawn in front of Old Main
Curious about what’s new at Wofford? Stop by the Lifelong Learning booth near Old Main for information about new classes and hot topics. All Lifelong Learning classes are open to a community of retired adult learners.

9:30-10:30 a.m.  Alumni Service Awards Presentation
Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts
Join the Wofford Alumni Association as we celebrate and honor a few of our most notable alumni and their commitment and service to the college.

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Tiny Terriers Dance Camp
Sign up your tiny Terrier for a morning full of fun as they take a special dance technique class with the Wofford cheerleaders and dance team-- they will even get to perform their routine during the Homecoming football game! Click here for more information and to register your daughter.

10:30-11:30 a.m.  "Marys & Mimosas" and Class Reunions (For classes ending in 2 and 7)
Lawn in front of Old Main
All alumni and their guests are invited to join us for a casual gathering on the lawn of Old Main prior to the football game against Samford University! A Bloody Mary and mimosa bar will be available to all attendees ages 21+. This "Marys and Mimosas" event will also serve as a special celebration for our reunion classes (Classes ending in 2 and 7). There will be designated spaces for these reunion classes to gather. Click here to register for this event!

11:00 a.m.  Tailgate with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion & Multicultural Organizations
Meadors Multicultural House, Stewart H. Johnson Greek Village
Join the Office of Diversity and the different Multicultural organizations on campus for a tailgate before the football game.

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  Pre-game Meal
Players’ Corner, Burwell Building
Join us in Player's Corner for a delicious pregame meal! The cost for each meal is $6.

11:15 - 11:30 a.m. Ed Wile '73 Book Signing
Lawn of Old Main
There will be a tent set up and Wofford alumnus and trustee Ed Wile '73 will have his new book, "Mean to Meaningful" available for purchase. For more information about his book, visit this website: https://www.meantomeaningful.com/. All proceeds of book purchases will be donated to Wofford College. A reading will take place at 11:45 a.m. in Main Building (see below for more information). 

11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Book Reading by Ed Wile '73
Leonard Auditorium, Main Building
Please join Ed Wile '73, Wofford alumnus and trustee, for a special on-campus reading from his book "Mean to Meaningful". For more information about his book, visit this website: https://www.meantomeaningful.com/. All proceeds of book sales will be donated to Wofford College. 

12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.  Boston Terrier Rescue Group
Gibbs Stadium Plaza
The Boston Terrier Rescue Team of the Carolinas will have several adorable and adoptable Boston Terriers looking for a new home. Take a Terrier home with you after this year's Homecoming! Click here to visit their website.  

1:30 p.m.  Wofford Football vs. Samford University
Gibbs Stadium
Plan to cheer on your Wofford Terriers as they take on the Samford Bulldogs! Purchase tickets online here or call 864-597-4090.

Postgame - Black Alumni Summit Mix & Mingle for Alumni and Current Students
Meadors Multicultural House, Stewart H. Johnson Greek Village
Make plans to attend a social for Wofford alumni and current students in the Meadors Multicultural House.

6:00 p.m.  Volleyball vs. Mercer University
Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium
Support Wofford's volleyball team as they attempt to defeat the Mercer Bears! 

Sunday, October 22

The Wofford Bookstore is open from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. (No Jostens rep on site).

The Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts's Richardson Family Museum will be open for the Sunday of Homecoming from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon. Click here for more information!

11:00 a.m.  Sunday Service
Central UMC, downtown Spartanburg 
All alumni and their families are invited to worship at Central United Methodist Church, the founding church of Wofford College.