Homecoming 2017

Mark your calenders for Homecoming 2017!

From October 9-15, we have tons of PROFhistoric-themed events on campus for both students and alumni to enjoy. Check out our calendar of events and join in on the fun.

Plus, if you take a photo during Homecoming Week showing your Prof Pride and share it on social media using #RowanPROUD, you'll be entered to win great prizes.


*For student events, all teams must be registered on Proflink to participate. Registration opens September 5. For alumni events, alumni must register here.

Calendar of Events

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Monday

Monday

October 9

Student Events


Homecoming Banner Competition

Back Patio, Chamberlain Student Center | 5:00 p.m.

Use your creativity to make a banner that promotes Homecoming Week, your student organizations and Rowan spirit. Judging begins at 9:00 p.m. Participants must walk in the Homecoming Parade on Saturday, 10/14 with their banner in order to be judged to win. The winner will be announced during halftime at the Homecoming football game on 10/14. Anyone is invited to attend this event. Participants are required to register on Proflink. Sponsored by the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities.

Alumni Events


There are no alumni events scheduled for today.

Reoccuring Events


#RowanTAG

Instagram | Monday - Saturday

TAG. YOU'RE IT! All week long, large gold gift tags will decorate campus to raise awareness about the role donors play in the success and continued growth of our institution and our students. To play, individuals are encouraged to take photos with tags they find on campus and post it to Instagram. Players should tag @RowanSAA and use #RowanTAG. Registered Homecoming teams will have the opportunity to earn spirit points by playing TAG. Click here for the full list of rules.
Sponsored by the Student Alumni Association.

Homecoming Spirit Competition

Various Events | Monday - Saturday

The spirit competition is an ongoing competition that takes place at various events throughout the week where Homecoming teams can earn points for displaying Rowan pride, good sportsmanship, and excitement for the Homecoming theme. Spirit judges will be present at the Banner, Pushcart, Battleship, Lip Sync, and Float competitions. Spirit points can also be earned from participating in Stuff the Bus and #RowanTAG events. The team with the most spirit points at the end of the week will go home with the biggest trophy of them all during half-time of the football game!
Sponsored by the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities.

Stuff the Bus

Various Events | Monday - Friday

Help SGA stuff the bus during Homecoming Week with non-perishable food and toiletry items to benefit the S.H.O.P. Food Pantry & Resource Center. The bus will be present at all evening Homecoming events including the banner, pushcart, battleship, and lip sync competitions, and the Homecoming Block Party. All are welcome to donate. Registered Homecoming teams will receive spirit points for donations made. For a full list of items needed visit here.
Sponsored by the Student Government Association.

Tuesday

Tuesday

October 10

Student Events


Homecoming Push Cart Competition

Rowan Boulevard | 5:30 p.m.

Get ready to burn some rubber on Rowan Boulevard! The Boys and Girls Club will run the first races at 5:30 p.m. Teams of four will race at 7:30 p.m. The team with the fastest time will be crowned winner during half-time at the Homecoming football game on 10/14. Anyone is invited to attend this event. Participants are required to register on Proflink.Sponsored by the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities.

SUP Movie Night: Jurassic World

Ballroom, Chamberlain Student Center | 9:15 p.m.

All are welcome to come out and watch this Jurassic classic. Snack on some popcorn and enter into raffles to win a pizza and movie poster while you’re here. Rowan student ID required for entry. Sponsored by the Student University Programmers.

Alumni Events


There are no Alumni events scheduled for today.

Reoccuring Events


#RowanTAG

Instagram | Monday - Saturday

TAG. YOU'RE IT! All week long, large gold gift tags will decorate campus to raise awareness about the role donors play in the success and continued growth of our institution and our students. To play, individuals are encouraged to take photos with tags they find on campus and post it to Instagram. Players should tag @RowanSAA and use #RowanTAG. Registered Homecoming teams will have the opportunity to earn spirit points by playing TAG. Click here for the full list of rules.
Sponsored by the Student Alumni Association.

Homecoming Spirit Competition

Various Events | Monday - Saturday

The spirit competition is an ongoing competition that takes place at various events throughout the week where Homecoming teams can earn points for displaying Rowan pride, good sportsmanship, and excitement for the Homecoming theme. Spirit judges will be present at the Banner, Pushcart, Battleship, Lip Sync, and Float competitions. Spirit points can also be earned from participating in Stuff the Bus and #RowanTAG events. The team with the most spirit points at the end of the week will go home with the biggest trophy of them all during half-time of the football game!
Sponsored by the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities.

Stuff the Bus

Various Events | Monday - Friday

Help SGA stuff the bus during Homecoming Week with non-perishable food and toiletry items to benefit the S.H.O.P. Food Pantry & Resource Center. The bus will be present at all evening Homecoming events including the banner, pushcart, battleship, and lip sync competitions, and the Homecoming Block Party. All are welcome to donate. Registered Homecoming teams will receive spirit points for donations made. For a full list of items needed visit here.
Sponsored by the Student Government Association.

Wednesday

Wednesday

October 11

Student Events


ProfTalks: Prof Pride

Owl's Nest, Student Center | 6:30 p.m.

This special edition of ProfTalks is the perfect opportunity for students, staff, faculty and alumni to share their stories and discuss how they embrace the Rowan spirit. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by Leadership Rowan. If you’re interested in speaking at this event, please email Mariah Francisco at franciscom@rowan.edu.

Women's Soccer Game

Soccer Stadium | 7:00 p.m.

Cheer on womens's Soccer as they take on Rutgers University-Camden. This event is free for Rowan students, $3 for children and senior citizens, and $5 for adults.

Prof's Place Trivia

Prof's Place, Student Center | 7:30 p.m.

Test your skills in this special edition, Rowan and pre-historic themed trivia competition for a chance to win $50 in gift cards. Anyone is invited to attend this event. No more than five participants are allowed to play per team. Sponsored by the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities.

Homecoming Battleship Competition

Rec Center Pool | 9:00 p.m.

Thirty teams will compete and battle other teams' ships to be the last one floating. Anyone is invited to attend this event for free. Participants are required to register at the Rec Center Main Desk. No more than four participants may play per team. The registration fee per team is $10 and spots are filled on a first come, first serve basis. Doors will open at 8:00 p.m. and the Captain’s meeting will take place at 8:45 p.m. Sponsored by the Rec Center.

Alumni Events


There are no Alumni events scheduled for today.

Reoccuring Events


#RowanTAG

Instagram | Monday - Saturday

TAG. YOU'RE IT! All week long, large gold gift tags will decorate campus to raise awareness about the role donors play in the success and continued growth of our institution and our students. To play, individuals are encouraged to take photos with tags they find on campus and post it to Instagram. Players should tag @RowanSAA and use #RowanTAG. Registered Homecoming teams will have the opportunity to earn spirit points by playing TAG. Click here for the full list of rules.
Sponsored by the Student Alumni Association.

Homecoming Spirit Competition

Various Events | Monday - Saturday

The spirit competition is an ongoing competition that takes place at various events throughout the week where Homecoming teams can earn points for displaying Rowan pride, good sportsmanship, and excitement for the Homecoming theme. Spirit judges will be present at the Banner, Pushcart, Battleship, Lip Sync, and Float competitions. Spirit points can also be earned from participating in Stuff the Bus and #RowanTAG events. The team with the most spirit points at the end of the week will go home with the biggest trophy of them all during half-time of the football game!
Sponsored by the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities.

Stuff the Bus

Various Events | Monday - Friday

Help SGA stuff the bus during Homecoming Week with non-perishable food and toiletry items to benefit the S.H.O.P. Food Pantry & Resource Center. The bus will be present at all evening Homecoming events including the banner, pushcart, battleship, and lip sync competitions, and the Homecoming Block Party. All are welcome to donate. Registered Homecoming teams will receive spirit points for donations made. For a full list of items needed visit here.
Sponsored by the Student Government Association.

Thursday

Thursday

October 12

Student Events


Lip Sync Competition

Pfleeger Concert Hall | 9:00 p.m.

Grab your friends, find your favorite tune, dress up and compete against other students for a chance to win $1,000 in prizes. Open to teams and individuals. Anyone is invited to attend this event. Participants are required to register on Proflink. Sponsored by the Student University Programmers and Rowan After Hours.

Alumni Events


There are no Alumni events scheduled for today.

Reoccuring Events


#RowanTAG

Instagram | Monday - Saturday

TAG. YOU'RE IT! All week long, large gold gift tags will decorate campus to raise awareness about the role donors play in the success and continued growth of our institution and our students. To play, individuals are encouraged to take photos with tags they find on campus and post it to Instagram. Players should tag @RowanSAA and use #RowanTAG. Registered Homecoming teams will have the opportunity to earn spirit points by playing TAG. Click here for the full list of rules.
Sponsored by the Student Alumni Association.

Homecoming Spirit Competition

Various Events | Monday - Saturday

The spirit competition is an ongoing competition that takes place at various events throughout the week where Homecoming teams can earn points for displaying Rowan pride, good sportsmanship, and excitement for the Homecoming theme. Spirit judges will be present at the Banner, Pushcart, Battleship, Lip Sync, and Float competitions. Spirit points can also be earned from participating in Stuff the Bus and #RowanTAG events. The team with the most spirit points at the end of the week will go home with the biggest trophy of them all during half-time of the football game!
Sponsored by the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities.

Stuff the Bus

Various Events | Monday - Friday

Help SGA stuff the bus during Homecoming Week with non-perishable food and toiletry items to benefit the S.H.O.P. Food Pantry & Resource Center. The bus will be present at all evening Homecoming events including the banner, pushcart, battleship, and lip sync competitions, and the Homecoming Block Party. All are welcome to donate. Registered Homecoming teams will receive spirit points for donations made. For a full list of items needed visit here.
Sponsored by the Student Government Association.

Friday

Friday

October 13

Student Events


Fossil Park Homecoming Dig

Jean and Ric Edelman Fossil Park, Mantua Township, NJ | 2:45pm – 5:00pm

Be a part of the PROFhistoric experience first hand and spend the afternoon digging for real dinosaur fossils at our first ever Homecoming Dig at Rowan’s brand new Fossil Park! This event is free, however pre-registration is required here. Busses will leave the Student Center half circle at 2:45 p.m. Please dress appropriately with sneakers and clothing that you are comfortable wearing in the dirt. Sponsored by the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities and the Jean and Ric Edelman Fossil Park.

PROFhistoric Block Party

Hollybush Green | 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Travel back to the prehistoric era at our Jurassic Park themed annual Homecoming Block Party. Take in the sights of Glassboro’s brand new Town Square as you enjoy live music, dancing, and cuisine from a variety of food trucks and vendors. Visit the Kids Zone featuring dinosaur balloon art, inflatables, live reptiles, and face painting. Take your photo with our safari jeep, check out different local artisan vendors, and visit the beer garden sponsored by Landmark Americana while you’re here. Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the Rowan community are all welcome to attend. Rowan After Hours will provide free food vouchers for students with a valid Rowan ID. Sponsored by Rowan After Hours.

Field Hockey Game

Richard Wackar Stadium | 7:00 p.m.

Cheer on Field Hockey as they take on Montclair State University. A pre-game reception for all field hockey alumni will take place at 6:00 p.m. on the Alumni Patio. Contact Michelle Andre at andre@rowan.edu to register. Sponsored by Rowan Athletics.

Alumni Events


Friday

Diamond Club Golf Tournament | Scotland Run Golf Club | 9:30 a.m.

Kick-off Homecoming weekend by coming out to Scotland Run Golf Club and enjoying a day on the greens with fellow Rowan/GSC baseball alumni. Participate in a number of fun contests including; longest drive, putting, closest to pin and hole-in-one. Following the golf tournament, head to campus for PROFhistoric Homecoming 2017 festivities! For more information, click here

Class of 1962 55th Reunion

Rowan University | Friday-Sunday

Join the Class of 1962 Reunion Committee and members of this very special class for a celebration of your 55th reunion. An array of festivities have been planned over the course of the weekend to recognize the anniversary of your graduation. Those joining us to celebrate are invited to a cocktail reception on Friday and a series of Homecoming-related events on Saturday including a special dinner in the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for Alumni Engagement. The weekend will conclude with a bountiful breakfast. For more information, please visit alumni.rowan.edu/classof62.

Reoccuring Events


#RowanTAG

Instagram | Monday - Saturday

TAG. YOU'RE IT! All week long, large gold gift tags will decorate campus to raise awareness about the role donors play in the success and continued growth of our institution and our students. To play, individuals are encouraged to take photos with tags they find on campus and post it to Instagram. Players should tag @RowanSAA and use #RowanTAG. Registered Homecoming teams will have the opportunity to earn spirit points by playing TAG. Click here for the full list of rules.
Sponsored by the Student Alumni Association.

Homecoming Spirit Competition

Various Events | Monday - Saturday

The spirit competition is an ongoing competition that takes place at various events throughout the week where Homecoming teams can earn points for displaying Rowan pride, good sportsmanship, and excitement for the Homecoming theme. Spirit judges will be present at the Banner, Pushcart, Battleship, Lip Sync, and Float competitions. Spirit points can also be earned from participating in Stuff the Bus and #RowanTAG events. The team with the most spirit points at the end of the week will go home with the biggest trophy of them all during half-time of the football game!
Sponsored by the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities.

Stuff the Bus

Various Events | Monday - Friday

Help SGA stuff the bus during Homecoming Week with non-perishable food and toiletry items to benefit the S.H.O.P. Food Pantry & Resource Center. The bus will be present at all evening Homecoming events including the banner, pushcart, battleship, and lip sync competitions, and the Homecoming Block Party. All are welcome to donate. Registered Homecoming teams will receive spirit points for donations made. For a full list of items needed visit here.
Sponsored by the Student Government Association.

Saturday

Saturday

October 14

Student Events


Parade and Float Competition

Rowan Boulevard and Lot D | 9:30 a.m.

Join your fellow Profs in one of Rowan's oldest Homecoming traditions. The parade begins at Rowan Boulevard and concludes in Lot D, where students will perform skits and show off their floats. Enjoy hot chocolate and other goodies with the Rowan community along the route. The winners of the Float Competition will be announced during half-time of the football game that afternoon. Anyone is welcome to attend. Registration on Proflink. required. Sponsored by the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities.

PROFhistoric Tailgate

Richard Wackar Stadium, Lots C & D | 11:00 a.m.

Grab your friends for food, games and fun at the annual Homecoming Tailgate. Visit College Corner for giveaways, a kid's zone and more, and enjoy the Alumni Tent, which features a photo booth, beer garden (21+ only) and all-you-can-eat buffet. For frequently asked questions and additional information regarding the tailgate please click here. Sponsored by the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities, Office of Alumni Engagement, Rowan University Alumni Association, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Education, Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering, Rohrer College of Business, College of Performing Arts, College of Science & Mathematics, College of Biomedical Science & Health Professions, School of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Communication & Creative Arts, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Global Learning & Partnerships, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Rowan University Web Services and Rowan Athletics.

Campus Bus Tours

Team House Half-Circle | 11:00 a.m.

Hop on board the Rowan Bus and take a 20-minute tour through what's new on campus from Rowan's own Ambassadors. The last tour leaves at 1:30 p.m. Anyone is invited to attend this event. Sponsored by the Office of Admissions.

Men’s & Women’s Swimming & Diving

Esby Pool | 1:00 p.m.

Cheer on Men’s and Women's Swimming & Diving as they take on NYU. Sponsored by Rowan Athletics.

Rowan University Football Game

Richard Wackar Stadium | 2:00 p.m.

Cheer on the Rowan University football team as they take on TCNJ. During half-time, find out which teams came out on top throughout the week’s various Homecoming competitions and who will go home with the big trophy! Sponsored by Rowan Athletics and the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities.

Men's Soccer Game

Soccer Stadium | 7:00 p.m.

Cheer on Men's Soccer as they take on Rutgers University-Newark. This event is free for Rowan students with a valid Rowan ID, $3 for children, and $5 for adults. Sponsored by Rowan Athletics.

The Show

Pfleeger Concert Hall | Doors open at 6:00pm & Show begins at 7:00pm.

Come out and watch this long-standing Homecoming tradition of students stepping and strolling on stage at the 34th annual Step Show. Tickets are available for purchase at the Student Center Information Desk for $13 each. Sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.

$1,000 #RowanProud Bingo

Chamberlain Student Center Pit | 9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Bingo begins at 9:30 p.m. Test your luck to win a piece of our $1,000 prize pool at this Prof Pride themed bingo. Wear your best Rowan spirit gear for an extra bingo board. All are welcome to attend this event. Only Rowan students and alumni can play to win. Sponsored by Rowan After Hours.

Alumni Events


Class of 1962 55th Reunion

Rowan University | Friday-Sunday

Join the Class of 1962 Reunion Committee and members of this very special class for a celebration of your 55th reunion. An array of festivities have been planned over the course of the weekend to recognize the anniversary of your graduation. Those joining us to celebrate are invited to a cocktail reception on Friday and a series of Homecoming-related events on Saturday including a special dinner in the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for Alumni Engagement. The weekend will conclude with a bountiful breakfast. For more information, please visit alumni.rowan.edu/classof62.

Class of 1967 50th Reunion

Rowan University | All day

Join the Class of 1967 Reunion Committee, and members of the “Class of Firsts,” for a celebration of your incredible reunion milestone. An array of festivities have been planned to recognize the golden anniversary of your graduation. Begin the day by sharing breakfast with your classmates. Then, take a stroll down memory lane at the place you used to call home by touring Rowan University’s ever-evolving campus. Afterward, break for lunch before taking in the big game from a section of special seating. The day of reunion merriment will commence with drinks, dinner and dancing. For more information visit alumni.rowan.edu/classof67.

Athletics Alumni Tent

Lot C | 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Athletics alumni, families and friends are invited to come enjoy an all you can eat buffet underneath the Homecoming Athletics Tent. As an alumnus, you and one guest can attend FREE of charge, as long as you preregister by Friday, September 22. Any additional guests will be $10. Register here.

Alumni Tent

Lot C | 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Alumni, families and friends are invited to come enjoy an all you can eat buffet underneath the Homecoming Alumni Tent. As an alumnus(a), you and one guest can attend FREE of charge, as long as you preregister by Friday, September 22. Any additional guests will be $10. Alumni who register for the Homecoming Alumni Tent will also be able to enjoy the PROFhistoric Beer Garden, vendors, tailgating games, kids activities and a photo booth. Register here

College Row

Lot D | 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

College Row is an opportunity for each of the University's colleges to set up an area at the big game to engage with alumni, friends and students. This year, College Row will be located in Lot D and a Kids' Zone, co-sponsored by the Student Alumni Association, will be set up on the corner of Bowe Blvd and Carpenter St. See what your college has planned here.

Class of 2007 10th Reunion

Chickie’s & Pete’s, Rowan Boulevard | 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

After the Homecoming game, members of the Class of 2007 are invited to join us at Chickie’s and Pete’s on Rowan Boulevard to celebrate your 10-year reunion. Toast to this special milestone alongside your besties with craft beer, pub grub, and world famous Crabfries. For more information visit alumni.rowan.edu/classof07.

Black Alumni & Friends Reunion: Jazz Soiree

Business Hall | 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Slip into your finest Saturday evening attire and head to Business Hall to unwind after the Homecoming game. Students and alumni are invited to participate in the meet & greet. Grab a drink from the cash bar and snack on elegant hors d'oeuvres as you’re carried away from the smooth and soulful sounds of jazz music. This event costs $40 per ticket. For more information and to register visit here. Sponsored by the Black Alumni Reunion Committee.

Reoccuring Events


#RowanTAG

Instagram | Monday - Saturday

TAG. YOU'RE IT! All week long, large gold gift tags will decorate campus to raise awareness about the role donors play in the success and continued growth of our institution and our students. To play, individuals are encouraged to take photos with tags they find on campus and post it to Instagram. Players should tag @RowanSAA and use #RowanTAG. Registered Homecoming teams will have the opportunity to earn spirit points by playing TAG. Click here for the full list of rules.
Sponsored by the Student Alumni Association.

Homecoming Spirit Competition

Various Events | Monday - Saturday

The spirit competition is an ongoing competition that takes place at various events throughout the week where Homecoming teams can earn points for displaying Rowan pride, good sportsmanship, and excitement for the Homecoming theme. Spirit judges will be present at the Banner, Pushcart, Battleship, Lip Sync, and Float competitions. Spirit points can also be earned from participating in Stuff the Bus and #RowanTAG events. The team with the most spirit points at the end of the week will go home with the biggest trophy of them all during half-time of the football game!
Sponsored by the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities.

Sunday

Sunday

October 15

Student Events


Unified Sports Championship/Fans in the Stands

Intramural Field | 10:00 a.m.

Watch Rowan students and Special Olympics athletes as they compete in the Unified Sports Soccer championship! Rowan students, clubs, Unified alumni, and more are invited to participate in the 3rd annual ‘Fans in the Stands’ by cheering on the teams in a pep rally-like atmosphere! All are welcome to attend. Sponsored by the Unified Sports and Leadership Rowan.

Alumni Events


Black Alumni & Friends Reunion - Fellowship Breakfast

Ballroom, Chamberlain Student Center | 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

As Homecoming 2017 weekend concludes, Rowan Alumni are invited to the Ballroom for good food and fellowship. This event costs $35 per ticket. For more information and to register visit here. Sponsored by the Black Alumni Reunion Committee.

Class of 1962 55th Reunion

Rowan University | Friday-Sunday

Join the Class of 1962 Reunion Committee and members of this very special class for a celebration of your 55th reunion. An array of festivities have been planned over the course of the weekend to recognize the anniversary of your graduation. Those joining us to celebrate are invited to a cocktail reception on Friday and a series of Homecoming-related events on Saturday including a special dinner in the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for Alumni Engagement. The weekend will conclude with a bountiful breakfast. For more information, please visit here.

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