Homecoming 2018 Schedule 

Stay tuned- more events will be added as information becomes available!


>> Friday, October 19, 2018 << 

The Wofford Bookstore, located at 501 N. Church St., is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday.
A Jostens representative will be on hand with class ring information from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

 
11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. | 5th Annual Black Alumni Summit
Various campus locations
Make plans to attend Wofford College's Black Alumni Summit over Homecoming Weekend! The Black Alumni Summit package is $25 and includes Friday Summit activities and both pre- and post-game events on Saturday (see schedule below). Click here for complete information and to register!

2:00 p.m. | Chemistry Department Seminar with Jamey K. Bower '17
Room 122, Roger Milliken Science Center
All alumni are invited to join the Chemistry Department for a special presentation by Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude graduate Jamey K. Bower '17, who is currently a second-year student in the chemistry PhD program at The Ohio State University. Bower's presentation is titled Effect of Labile Cu(II) ion on Reactive Oxygen/Nitrogen Species-induced Oxidative Stress in Alzheimer’s Disease. Click here for Bower's complete bio and presentation abstract.

3:00-5:00 p.m. | Department of Modern Languages, Literature & Cultures Meet & Greet Drop-In
Suite 115, Olin Building
All alumni of the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures are invited to join the faculty for a meet and greet drop-in the Friday afternoon of Homecoming. Coffee and cookies will be available!
 
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 view full details about available classes and to register. See below for a list of this year's classes:
-Astronomy as Star Trek of the Mind - Dr. Gregory Boeshaar
-Japanese Art - Dr. Youmi Efurd, Chikayo Kawagishi
-Moral Injury: The Wounds You Cannot See - Dr. John Lefebvre, Dr. Craig Burnette '68, Rev. Jason Moore
-Remember the Cowpens, 50 Years Later - Dr. Phillip Stone, Simon Stricklen
-The Tango as an Icon of National Identity- Dr. Ana Maria Wiseman

6:00 p.m. | Volleyball vs. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium
Join us as the Terriers take on the Chattanooga Mocs!

6:00-9:00 p.m. | 50 Year Club Dinner (Invitation only)
Indigo Hall, 190 Ezell St. (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. A reception for Kappa Sigma Classes of 1955-1968 will be held at Indigo Hall at 5 p.m. prior to the 50-Year Club Dinner. Click here to register for the 50 Year Club Dinner. 
 
7:00-11:00 p.m. | The 19th 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.

9:00 p.m. - midnight | "Cereal or Die" event, hosted by Finite
Phase III of the Village (Near the sand volleyball and basketball courts)
Student organization Finite invites all alumni, faculty/staff and students to join them to enjoy a cereal bar with the works-- a huge variety of cereals, fruit, toppings and more! There will be a bonfire and activities offered include beach volleyball, basketball, spikeball, cornhole and more. All are welcome to this free event, and drop-ins are welcome! For more information or questions, please contact Liesel Rutland at rutlandln@email.wofford.edu

>> Saturday, October 20, 2018 <<  

The Wofford Bookstore, located at 501 N. Church St., is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday. A Jostens representative will be on hand with class ring information from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Center for the Arts will be open for tours starting at 10 a.m. the Saturday of Homecoming. Click here for more information about the building.
  

9:30- 10:30 a.m. | Wofford College Alumni Association Annual Awards Ceremony
Papadopoulos Room, Papadopoulos Building
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 a.m. -12 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. Cost to attend is $5. Beer and mimosas will be available, activities will be provided and everyone will be welcome to play tennis. Contact Rod Ray or Krissy Hall with questions. 

10:30 a.m. -1 p.m.  | "Terrier Spirits on the Horseshoe" and Class Reunions
(Class reunions for classes ending in 3 and 8 + the class of 2017)
 
Horseshoe Behind 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 ETSU! A limited bar of mimosas, bloody marys and screwdrivers will be available to all attendees ages 21+, and cost is $5 for a wristband. This "Terrier Spirits on the Horseshoe" event will also serve as a special celebration for our reunion classes (Classes ending in 3 and 8, plus the class of 2017). There will be designated spaces for these reunion classes to gather and special reunion programming will begin at 11 a.m. Click here to register!

11 a.m.- 1 p.m. | Letterman's Corner Tent open
Lawn area beside Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium, on Cumming Street
All Wofford athletics letterman and their guests are invited to stop by this tailgate and visit with fellow lettermen from all sports. 

11 a.m.- 1 p.m. | Tailgate with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion & Multicultural Organizations
Meadors Multicultural House, Stewart H. Johnson Greek Village
All Black Alumni Summit attendees are invited to join us for this tailgate prior to kick-off. The cost of this tailgate is covered in the Summit registration cost. Click here for more information and to register!

11 a.m. -1 p.m. | Alpha Phi Omega Alumni Tailgate
Horseshoe Behind Old Main
APO - Pi Iota alumni are invited to come to our annual homecoming tailgate! This is a great opportunity to get to know current brothers, hear more about what service we have gotten done lately, and enjoy food and fellowship while supporting the Terriers. We hope you can stop by! 

1:30 p.m. | Wofford Football vs. East Tennessee State University 
Gibbs Stadium
Plan to cheer on your Wofford Terriers in Gibbs Stadium as they take on the ETSU Bucs! Purchase tickets online here or call 864-597-4090.

4-6 p.m. | Black Alumni Summit Postgame Gathering
Meadors Multicultural House, Stewart H. Johnson Greek Village
All Black Alumni Summit attendees are invited to join us for this post-game gathering after the Wofford vs. ETSU football game. The cost of this gathering is covered in the Summit registration cost. Click here for more information and to register. 

 6:00 p.m. | Volleyball vs. Samford University
Jerry Richardson Indoor Stadium
Support Wofford's volleyball team as they take on the Samford Bulldogs! 

7:00 p.m. | Men's Soccer vs. Belmont University
Snyder Field
Support Wofford's men's soccer team as they go up against the Belmont Bruins!

>> Sunday, October 21, 2018 << 

The Wofford Bookstore, located at 501 N. Church St., is open from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. No Jostens representative will be on site.