Hear the Roar
Homecoming means cheering on the Pride, catching up with old friends, and reliving great memories. But it’s so much more—a chance to enjoy can't miss experiences, explore an ever-changing campus, and to feel the energy of countless alumni, friends, and families returning for fall’s biggest weekend. Grab your blue and gold and join us for the celebration!
Get Excited for Homecoming - October 10-15, 2022!
From PMC to Pioneer to Pride - all are welcome to join us for Homecoming 2022! Registration for all Homecoming events is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome at the Homecoming Pride Tailgate Village on Saturday, October 15, 2022.
A Homecoming Welcome from President Robertson
"There are many ways to help us celebrate this year, and I look forward to welcoming you to many in-person and virtual events. And make sure to meet me on October 15th at the Tailgate Village for food, music, and fun... There has never been a better time to join us and show your pride!"
FEATURED EVENT: HOMECOMING TAILGATE VILLAGE
When: Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Parking lot in front of the Pride Recreation Center
Price: Registration is FREE; Food and beverage available on-site for purchase.
- Not one, but TWO beer gardens serving up fun and games, along with icy-cold beer, wine, hard seltzers, and soft drinks!
- Our expanded Widener Wild Zone, featuring a variety of inflatables, face painting, balloon artists, caricaturists, and more!
- Interactive games and activities hosted by Widener schools, colleges, and student groups!
- Fabulous food trucks, including Zac’s Burgers – owned by the family of Widener alumnus, Nick Politarhos ’10!
- Special guest appearances, DJ’s, and live music from “The Shade,” a classic rock band led by Michael Kernicky ’82!
- “PMC Patio” celebrating all of our PMC graduates, including the 1972 Golden Reunion class!
Transportation and Parking
In preparation for your arrival on campus, please refer to our Transportation and Parking map, which outlines the available parking lots* and shuttle route. From 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., continual shuttle service will be available for quick and convenient access from the parking lots to the tailgate to the stadium and back.
*Please note that the baseball field in the sports complex where guests have traditionally parked during Homecoming is no longer available. The University is investing in this open green space to create additional fields for our student intramural, club, and recreational athletic teams to practice and compete. Thank you for your understanding. Also, please note that tailgating is prohibited in the parking lots throughout campus.
Questions? Contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at email@example.com.
Why attend Homecoming?
It is time for Widener alumni, students, faculty and friends to join together at the one place they all call home. Whether this is your first year on campus or your first time back in a while, we are still your Widener family. Join us for this can't miss, weekend-long celebration where you can connect with your classmates, fellow alumni, and friends through one-of-a-kind experiences, reliving your traditions, and celebrating the common bond that unites the Widener University community.
Entertainment & Unique Experiences
During Homecoming Weekend, we provide experiences for everyone. From our can't miss "Homecoming Tailgate Village" and family-friendly activities, to highlighting our incredible academic programs and hanging out with friends, Widener has something for you!
Cheer on the Pride during our annual Homecoming football game or check out other alumni athletic games throughout the weekend!
Come back to campus to explore our innovative, ever-changing landscape. From our state-of-the-art academic facilities, including our nursing simulation, robotics engineering, and finance labs, to a fully-equipped television studio and of course, our on-campus observatory, Widener's campus has it all. Homecoming is a time where we can put our innovative programs and research on display. Don't miss the chance to come back and see Widener's innovation in action.