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Homecoming at High Point University is an annual tradition for alumni, students, faculty and staff. It is an opportunity to come together as one big HPU family! We are looking forward to Homecoming 2021, as an in-person and on campus event for the HPU Family!

High Point University continues to follow national, state and local mandates, like the mask mandate in Guilford County that started on August 13 requiring masks be worn indoors. The university’s Health and Safety Task Force will continue to monitor and communicate any changes to the campus community.



Life After High Point

Cottrell Hall, Kushner Networking Marketplace
Friday, October 22 @ 1:30 p.m.

Join your fellow young alumni for a panel followed by a networking reception as they offer advice to current students preparing for their professional future. Our honored alumni come from a range of academic majors and careers.



Campus Tour

R.G. Wanek Center, Main Lobby
Friday, October 22 @ 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 23 @ 10:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Come check out the new additions and recall familiar places on this walking tour of campus.



Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena and Conference Center Tour

Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena and Conference Center, Lobby
Friday, October 22 @ 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 23 @ 10:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Step inside the beautiful new Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena and Conference Center and explore the new possibilities that the building can bring to current athletes, students, fans and our community.



Alumni Choir Rehearsal

Charles E. Hayworth, Sr. Memorial Chapel
Friday, October 22 @ 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Come sing with the current Chapel Choir to practice for the joint performance during our Homecoming Chapel Service on Sunday morning.



Alumni Awards Ceremony

Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena and Conference Center
Friday, October 22 @ 5:30 p.m.

Each year, the High Point University Alumni Association recognizes the outstanding achievements of several extraordinary alumni. Join your fellow HPU alumni as we celebrate and honor the 2021 Alumni Award recipients! Awards include: Lifetime Achievement Award, Alumna of the Year, Alumni Service Award, President's Award and Top 10 Under 10 Young Alumni. 



HPU Volleyball vs. Winthrop

Millis Athletic and Convocation Center
Friday, October 22 @ 7:00 p.m.
 

Cheer on your fellow Lady Panthers as they take on the Winthrop Eagles in the Millis Athletic and Convocation Center. Admission is free.



AcatoberPonyFest

Hayworth Fine Arts Center
Friday, October 22 @ 7:00 p.m.
 

Laugh and sing your way through the evening with our own Acapella ensembles and the Charcoal Pony improve troupe as they put a collaborative, entertaining show for all members of the family.



Taste of the Town

High Point University Passport Partners
Friday, October 22 @ 8:30 p.m.

Use these local restaurants and sites to explore the City of High Point with family and friends.


 
Forming Faith in Young Adults

Charles E. Hayworth, Sr. Memorial Chapel
Saturday, October 23 @ 11:00 a.m.

Alumni who serve in religious life, ministerial or spiritual formation roles are invited to connect with one another for this half-day event. The program includes a brief worship in the Hayworth Chapel led by student leaders and a special presentation by faculty and religious life leaders at HPU.



Cornerstone Lunch

Congdon Hall, Ballroom
Saturday, October 23 @ 11:00 a.m.

At this special lunch, we invite all alumni who have graduated 50+ years ago to celebrate your loyal commitment to High Point University and membership in the Cornerstone Club. This will coincide with Class of 1970 and 1971 Reunions.



Class of 1970 Reunion

The Class of 1970 will gather for a celebratory 50th reunion weekend filled with special events and opportunities to reconnect with classmates and our alma mater. A full schedule of events for the reunion will be provided to class members.



Class of 1971 Reunion

The Class of 1971 will gather for a celebratory 50th reunion weekend filled with special events and opportunities to reconnect with classmates and our alma mater. A full schedule of events for the reunion will be provided to class members.



Culp Planetarium Shows

Wanek School of Natural Sciences, Culp Planetarium
Saturday, October 23 @ 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

In collaboration with the Wanek School of Natural Sciences, we invite you to watch full dome features shown in the Culp Planetarium. These programs present a fun, learning experience for the entire family! Each 35-minute show will run on the hour every hour. Movie showings include: Black Holes, Spooky Space, Cell! Cell! Cell!, and Expedition Reef. Make sure to sign up and reserve your seat.


 

HPU Volleyball vs. Gardner-Webb

Millis Athletic and Convocation Center
Saturday, October 23 @ 2:00 p.m.

Cheer on your fellow Lady Panthers as they take on the Gardner-Web Runnin’ Bulldogs in the Millis Athletic and Convocation Center. Admission is free.



Family Movie

R.G. Wanek Center, Extraordinaire Cinema
Saturday, October 23 @ 3:00 p.m.

Enjoy a viewing of a new movie, which will be announced soon. Complimentary popcorn, candy and drinks will be provided.



Greek Affiliated Cookout

Location TBD
Saturday, October 23 @ 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Reconnect with your fellow Greek affiliated brothers and sisters during this informal cookout style event.



HPU Women’s Soccer vs. Hampton

Vert Stadium & Witcher Athletic Center
Saturday, October 23 @ 4:00 p.m.

Show your school spirit and bring the family to cheer on the HPU women’s soccer team at Vert Stadium as they take on the Hampton Pirates. Admission is free.



Homecoming Panther Tailgate

Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena and Conference Center, Promenade
Saturday, October 23 @ 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Bring the family to enjoy fun activities while reconnecting with your classmates and their families. This event will be filled with live music, games, bounce houses, face painting and more! Food and drinks will be provided by local food truck vendors. A signature event for your Homecoming Weekend experience!



HPU Men’s Soccer vs. Winthrop

Vert Stadium & Witcher Athletic Center
Saturday, October 23 @ 7:00 p.m.

Pack the stands at Vert Stadium following the Homecoming Panther Tailgate to enjoy a competitive game of men’s soccer against the Winthrop Eagles. A special fireworks show will occur at the conclusion of the game. Admission is free.


 
Oktoberfest

Butterfly Café & Donald and Teresa Caine Conservatory
Saturday, October 23 @ 9:00 p.m.

Join us in the newly built Donald R. and Teresa B. Caine Conservatory. Spend the evening reconnecting with your HPU family as you enjoy food, drinks and live music.



Homecoming Chapel Service

Charles E. Hayworth, Sr. Memorial Chapel
Sunday, October 24 @ 10:00 a.m.

Join us for a special Homecoming Chapel Service at the Charles E. Hayworth, Sr. Memorial Chapel. The service will include a moment of remembrance honoring alumni, faculty, staff and students who have passed away since October 26, 2020.



Sunday Homecoming Brunch

Slane Student Center; The Café
Sunday, October 24 @ 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

End the weekend right at brunch with your family, fellow HPU classmates and current students.


 
* This schedule is subject to change.*

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