Homecoming 2018

Mark your calendars for Homecoming 2018: Rowan Goes Hollywood!

From October 15-21, we have tons of themed events on campus for both students and alumni to enjoy. Check out our calendar of events and join in on the fun.

Don't forget to share your Homecoming photos and videos on social media using #RowanPROUD.


*For student events, all teams must be registered on Proflink to participate. Registration opens September 4. For alumni events, alumni must register here.

Calendar of Events

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Monday

Monday

October 15

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. in the Student Center Pit. The winner will be announced during halftime at the Homecoming football game on 10/20. Anyone is invited to attend this event. Participants are required to register on Proflink. In the case of inclement weather, the banner competition will take place inside the Student Center.
This event is sponsored by the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities.

Alumni Events


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Reoccuring Events


#RowanTAG

Instagram | Monday - Thursday

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. For the full list of rules visit here.
This event is sponsored by the Student Alumni Association.

Homecoming Spirit Competition

Various Events | Monday - Thursday

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, CANstruction, Battleship, and Lip Sync competitions. Spirit points can also be earned from participating in #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 halftime of the football game on 10/20!
This event is sponsored by the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities.

Tuesday

Tuesday

October 16

Student Events


Women’s Volleyball Game

Esby Gym | 7:00 p.m.

Cheer on Women's Volleyball as they take on New Jersey City University.
This event is sponsored by Rowan Athletics.

Field Hockey Game

Richard Wackar Stadium | 7:00 p.m.

Cheer on Women's Field Hockey as they take on TCNJ.
This event is sponsored by Rowan Athletics.

Homecoming Push Cart Competition

University Green | 7:30 p.m.

Get ready to burn some rubber! Teams of four will race at 7:30 p.m. around Bunce Circle. The team with the fastest averaged time will be crowned winner during halftime at the Homecoming football game on 10/20. Anyone is invited to attend this event. Participants are required to register on Proflink.
This event is sponsored by the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities.

SUP Movie Night: Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again

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

All are welcome to come out and watch the sequel to the hit movie and Broadway phenomenon, Mamma Mia. 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.
This event is sponsored by the Student University Programmers.

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#RowanTAG

Instagram | Monday - Thursday

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. For the full list of rules visit alumni.rowan.edu/tag.
This event is sponsored by the Student Alumni Association.

Homecoming Spirit Competition

Various Events | Monday - Thursday

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, Push Cart, CANstruction, Battleship, and Lip Sync competitions. Spirit points can also be earned from participating in #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 halftime of the football game on 10/20!.
This event is sponsored by the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities.

Wednesday

Wednesday

October 17

Student Events


Homecoming CANstruction Competition

Back Patio, Chamberlain Student Center | 11:00 a.m.

CAN you build your way to Homecoming fame? Showcase your talents at this brand new Homecoming competition by building a structure from canned goods that best represents the Homecoming theme and #ProfPride. Judging begins at 2:00 p.m. The winner will be announced during halftime at the Homecoming football game on 10/20. All proceeds of canned goods will be donated to The SHOP after the event. Anyone is invited to attend this event. Participants are required to register on Proflink. In case of inclement weather, this event will be moved to Thursday, October 18th.
This event is sponsored by 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 Camden.
This event is sponsored by Rowan Athletics.

Homecoming Battleship Competition

Pool, Rec Center | 9:00 p.m. | $10.00 per team

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 with this completed form. 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 7:30 p.m. and the Captain’s meeting will take place at 8:45 p.m.
This event is sponsored by Campus Recreation.

Alumni Events


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Reoccuring Events


#RowanTAG

Instagram | Monday - Thursday

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. For the full list of rules visit alumni.rowan.edu/tag.
This event is sponsored by the Student Alumni Association.

Homecoming Spirit Competition

Various Events | Monday - Thursday

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, Push Cart, CANstruction, Battleship, and Lip Sync competitions. Spirit points can also be earned from participating in #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 halftime of the football game on 10/20!
This event is sponsored by the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities.

Thursday

Thursday

October 18

Student Events


Homecoming 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.
This event is sponsored by the Student University Programmers and Rowan After Hours.

Alumni Events


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Reoccuring Events


#RowanTAG

Instagram | Monday - Thursday

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. For the full list of rules visit alumni.rowan.edu/tag.
This event is sponsored by the Student Alumni Association.

Homecoming Spirit Competition

Various Events | Monday - Thursday

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, Push Cart, CANstruction, Battleship, and Lip Sync competitions. Spirit points can also be earned from participating in #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 halftime of the football game on 10/20!
This event is sponsored by the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities.

Friday

Friday

October 19

Student Events


Homecoming Block Party

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

Lights, camera, action! Come enjoy live music, dancing, and cuisine from a variety of food trucks and vendors. Visit the kid’s zone, enjoy Hollywood-themed decorations and entertainment throughout the night, check out our local artisan vendors, and stop by the beer garden sponsored by Landmark Americana. Students, faculty, staff, families, alumni, and community members are all welcome to attend this event. Students with a valid Rowan ID with receive free food vouchers.
This event is sponsored by Rowan After Hours.

Alumni Events


2018 Diamond Club Golf Tournament

Scotland Run Golf Club | 8:30 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. This event is open to baseball alumni. Visit alumni.rowan.edu/DiamondClubGolf2018.
This event is sponsored by Office of Alumni Engagement and the Baseball Diamond Club.

Rowan REC 25 Year Celebration

Recreation Center | 6:30 p.m.

Join Campus Recreation in celebrating 25 years of the Rec Center during Rowan Homecoming and come see Tina Pinocci before she retires at the end of the year. We are inviting former student employees, professional staff, graduate coordinators, and their spouses/families to attend the Friday night social, as well as participate/spectate Saturday's flag football game and pregame departmental tailgate. Visit alumni.rowan.edu/rec25 for more information.
This event is sponsored by Campus Recreation.

Rowan Radio Alumni Mixer

Alumni Engagement Center, Shpeen Hall | 7:00 p.m.

WGLS will welcome back alumni spanning six decades during a special alumni mixer during Homecoming weekend! Your ticket includes complimentary hors d'oeuvres and an open beer and wine bar. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to reconnect with your friends from Rowan Radio. This event is open to Rowan Radio alumni only. Visit alumni.rowan.edu/rowanradiomixer for more information.
This event is sponsored by Rowan Radio, 89.7 WGLS-FM.

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Saturday

Saturday

October 20

Student Events


Mind - Body – Sweat Fitness Class

Group Fitness Room, Rec Center | 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

"MBS” will keep you moving by combining various cardio exercises to enhance your fitness endurance levels. The class will end with a recovery yoga sequence and meditation that will relax your body and your mind. To register please click here.
This event is sponsored by QP Fitness.

Hollywood Homecoming Tailgate

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

Grab your friends for food, games and fun at the annual Homecoming Tailgate. Visit College Corner for giveaways, check out the inflatables in the kid's zone, and eat from the all-you-can-eat buffet in the Alumni Tent. There will also be a beer garden sponsored by Bonesaw Brewery for all who are 21 years of age or older. Students with a valid Rowan ID will receive $8 in food vouchers to use at the food trucks on site. To register your vehicle for the tailgate (required), please click here. For frequently asked questions, please click here. And for a map of this year’s space, please click here
This event is sponsored by the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities, Office of Alumni Engagement, Rowan University Alumni Association, and Rowan Athletics.

Campus Bus Tours

John Green 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.
This event is sponsored by the Office of Admissions.

Homecoming Football Game

Richard Wackar Stadium | 2:00 p.m.

Cheer on the Rowan University football team as they take on Wesley College. During halftime, find out which teams came out on top throughout the week’s various Homecoming competitions and who will go home with the big trophy! Anyone is welcome to attend this event.
This event is 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 Ramapo College of New Jersey.
This event is sponsored by Rowan Athletics.

The Show

Pfleeger Concert Hall | Doors open at 6:00 p.m. & show begins at 7:00 p.m. | Cost: $14.00

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 now for purchase at the Student Center Information Desk.
This event is sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.

$1,000 #RowanProud Bingo

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

Bingo begins at 10:00 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.
This event is sponsored by Rowan After Hours.

Alumni Events


Hollywood Homecoming Tailgate

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

Grab your friends for food, games and fun at the annual Homecoming Tailgate. Visit College Corner for giveaways, check out the inflatables in the kid's zone, and eat from the all-you-can-eat buffet in the Alumni Tent. There will also be a beer garden sponsored by Bonesaw Brewery for all who are 21 years of age or older. Students with a valid Rowan ID will receive $8 in food vouchers to use at the food trucks on site. For alumni Saturday registration, please click here. To register your vehicle for the tailgate (required), please click here. For frequently asked questions, please click here. And for a map of this year’s space, please click here
This event is sponsored by the Chamberlain Student Center & Campus Activities, Office of Alumni Engagement, Rowan University Alumni Association, and Rowan Athletics.

Homecoming Athletics Alumni Tailgate

Team House Back Patio | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The Rowan University Athletics Department invites all former student-athletes and their families to reunite at their inaugural Homecoming pre-game tailgate party. The event will include food, refreshments, games and prizes! It\s also a great opportunity to get together with your former teammates and coaches.
This event is sponsored by Rowan Athletics..

Campus Bus Tours

John Green 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.
This event is sponsored by the Office of Admissions.

Class of 1968: 50 Year Reunion

Rowan University | TBD

Join the Class of 1968 Reunion Committee, and members of the “Class of Distinction,” for a celebration of your incredible reunion milestone. An array of festivities have been planned to recognize the golden anniversary of your graduation. For more information, please visit alumni.rowan.edu/1968reunion.
This event is sponsored by the Office of Alumni Engagement and the Class of 1968 Reunion Committee.

Class of 2008: 10 Year Reunion

Chickie’s & Pete’s | 6:00 p.m.

After the Homecoming game, members of the Class of 2008 and their guests are invited to join us at Chickie’s & 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/2008reunion.
This event is sponsored by the Rowan University Alumni Association.

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Sunday

Sunday

October 21

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 4th annual ‘Fans in the Stands’ by cheering on the teams in a pep rally-like atmosphere! All are welcome to attend.
This event is sponsored by Unified Sports.

Alumni Events


Paul A. Hilton Fellowship Breakfast

Owl’s Nest, Chamberlain Student Center | 9:00 a.m.

The Black Alumni Reunion Committee encourages fellow Profs to rise and shine! As Homecoming 2018 weekend concludes, Rowan Alumni are invited to The Owl's Nest for good food and fellowship. For more information visit alumni.rowan.edu/fellowshipbreakfast.
This event is sponsored by the Black Alumni Reunion Committee & the Rowan University Alumni Association.

2018 Athletics Hall of Fame

Eynon Ballroom, Chamberlain Student Center | 11:00 a.m.

Join Rowan Athletics as we honor Jess Babice '12 (Women's Soccer), MaryKate (Madden) Stauffer '00 (Field Hockey, Women's Lacrosse), Mike Dickson '02, M'06 (Baseball), Charlie Atkinson '71 (Baseball, Men's Basketball), Susan Johnson '95 (Tennis), Albert Mario Harris '74 (Football), and Penny Kempf (Field Hockey), the 1979 Championship Baseball team, and 1995-96 Championship Men's Basketball team at the 2018 Shirley O’Day/ Joy Solomen Rowan-Glassboro State Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. For more information visit alumni.rowan.edu/athleticshof.
This event is sponsored by Rowan University Athletics.

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