We are sending the Fever to all of our Future Retrievers because it is our Homecoming Week!!! We are continuing our 50th celebration with a slew of Homecoming events from now until Sunday, October 9th! Because I love you guys, I provided a list of the events below :-).
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5
7 p.m., Erickson Field
Join the campus for this Homecoming tradition! Get ready for great food, fire, and giveaways. Exact start time based on our friends in the fire department!
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6
2016 Alumni Awards Ceremony
6:30 p.m. reception, 7:30 p.m. ceremony
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall, Performing Arts & Humanities Building
Each year, the UMBC Alumni Association proudly honors distinguished alumni and faculty for their accomplishments and dedication to UMBC. Alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends of the UMBC community are invited to join us in celebrating the 2016 alumni award winners. Learn more and register.
Women’s Soccer vs. UMass Lowell
Retriever Soccer Park
9 p.m.-11 p.m., University Center Ballroom
Join us as UMBC’s talented students take the stage! Interested in signing up? Email firstname.lastname@example.org by October 3, 2016, for more information. Space is limited!
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7
5 p.m., Retriever Activities Center
Spread some Retriever pride by cheering on the Volleyball team at their game against Albany.
9 p.m. – 10 p.m., Retriever Activities Center
Pack the RAC and show your Retriever Pride! Tons of freebies, food, t-shirts, games, and the introduction of this year’s basketball teams. Doors open at 8:30 p.m.
Retriever Dance Marathon
10 p.m. – 2 a.m., University Center Ballroom
Dance to your heart’s content! UMBC will be hosting our second annual Retriever Dance Marathon for the kids! #FTK To sign up your team or donate to a team or individual go to http://www.umbcrdm.site/.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8
1 p.m. – 7 p.m., The Quad
Catch Retriever Fever at a FREE community festival where there is something for everyone! Enjoy rides, inflatables, games, food trucks, arts and crafts, face painters, and an alumni hospitality tent. In the hospitality tent alumni can enjoy refreshments, beer and wine (cash bar for 21 and over only), giveaways and Homecoming t-shirts. Learn more.
UMBC Athletic Alumni Pre-Game Gathering
Join your fellow athletic alumni for an afternoon of fun, including free food, drink, and family activities! Catch up with old friends before watching our Men’s Soccer Team take on UMass Lowell. Learn more and register.
Men’s Soccer vs. UMass Lowell
Retriever Soccer Park
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9
Women’s Volleyball vs. Binghamton
Retriever Activities Center
Come by and join in on all the festivities. If you are planning to come on Saturday with your families, you will be able to stop by the Undergraduate Admissions for a Self-Guided Tour booklet or access it by clicking here.
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