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Welcome to the Winthrop Homecoming and Alumni Reunion
Homecoming Information


Homecoming 2016 is November 7th-11th




More events and event details will be posted in September. 

Monday, November 7, 2016

Paint the Town
Community Concourse 10am-6pm 
Show your school spirit and sign up your student group or group of friends to paint one of the DIGS or West Center Windows. 

WU Spirit Letters
Richardson Ballroom 8 p.m.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Election Night Watch Party 
Richardson Ballroom 7 p.m. 

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 

Eagle Madness Pep Rally
West Center 7 p.m. 

Thursday, November 10, 2016


So WU Got Talent? Homecoming Talent Show
Tillman Auditorium 7 pm
The Homecoming Talent Show is one of the most anticipated and well-attended events of the year. You will not want to miss out on this homecoming tradition, where Winthrop’s most talented students compete for bragging rights, and a chance to win a grand prize! 

Friday, November 11, 2016

Garnet & Gold Friday
All around the World, All day
Show off your WINTHROP PRIDE! Wear Garnet and Gold and let everyone know who you’re supporting. Send your photos to
Sponsored by Alumni Relations

Homecoming Walking Parade 5 p.m. 
Block Party at Richardson/Wofford Circle 

Women's Basketball vs NC Wesleyan Battling Bishops
Coliseum  7 p.m. (Free to Winthrop Students with ID) 

Saturday, November 12, 2016

South Lawn, Coliseum
11 am-4 pm
Come out for this Homecoming Tradition with alumni, students and community members. Don’t forget the basketball game starts at 4pm. Let’s GO EAGLES!  The tailgating policy is available here 
*PLEASE NOTE: Pets are not permitted at tailgate 
Sponsored by Alumni Relations

Volleyball vs. UNC Asheville Bulldogs 
(Senior Day) 
Coliseum 1 p.m. (Free to Winthrop students with ID)

Men's Basketball vs TBD
Coliseum 4 p.m. (Free to Winthrop students with ID)
Homecoming Court presented at halftime 

NPHC Step Show
Byrnes Auditorium
Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.
One of the biggest Homecoming traditions on Winthrop’s campus is this sell-out event. Information regarding tickets will be posted in October. 
Sponsored by Sorority and Fraternity Affairs


<August 2016>
123- COE Transfer Orientation
- COE Transfer Orientation - Breakout Sessions
- Transfer Family Orientation Academic Unit Meetings
- Transfer Family Orientation Campus Services Fair
- Transfer Family Orientation Check-In
- Transfer Family Orientation Choose Your Own Adventure
- Transfer Family Orientation Closing Event
4- Student Life Professional Development Session
78- Student Life Professional Development Session
910- Graduate School Information Session
1112- Men's Soccer vs UNC
13- MPRE Administration
1415- 28th Annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
- Academic Affairs Fall Leadership Retreat
- M.F.A Works in Progress
- Orientation for all new International Students
- President's Welcome
16- COE Faculty Assembly
17- COE Transfer Student Fall Orientation
- Fall Freshman Family Orientation
- LEAP Early Launch
18- COE Freshman Fall Orientation
- COE Freshman Fall Orientation - Breakout Sessions
- Graduate Welcome Reception
- Traditions 101 - Run through
- Transfer Student Social
19- Commuter Student Meeting
- Faculty Conference - Changed to Johnson Theater
- First Night Classroom Meeting
- First Night Winthrop
- SAC Retreat
- Transfer Trivia
- Transition to Winthrop Workshops
20- Rock The Hill
- WCCM Open House
- Welcome Week - Staying Safe in Your Campus Community
- ZuZu African Acrobats
21- Dining Services Welcome Back Event
- Men's Soccer vs Queens
- WCCM Campus Worship Service
- Women's Soccer vs Western Carolina
22- 28th Annual Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
- COE Freshman Assembly
- Convocation 2016
- Convocation Ceremony 2016
- Convocation Community Picnic 2016
- Convocation Picnic 2016
- Council of Student Leaders Meeting
- M.F.A Works in Progress
- Traditions 101
- Transfer & Post-Traditional Student Meeting
- Undeclared Academic Assembly
- Winthrop History & Traditions
23- College Democrats First Meeting
- Come Get to Know Us!
- Diversity Meet and Greet
- Donuts with Dacus Library
- Ratio Christi Weekly Meeting
- Relationships 101
- Relationships 101 with Troy Spry
- Weekly Bible Study
24- 2016 Fall Poster Sales Event
- Her Campus at Winthrop Info Session
- LOL Comedy Show featuring Chico Bean, Yohance Collins, and Karlous Miller
- Pokemon Garnet and Gold
- Rehearsal
- Student Organization Training
- Taekwondo Information session
25- College Panhellenic Council Recruitment Info Session
- Mentalist Joshua Seth
- Shakespeare Carolina Presents: The Taming of The Shrew
- Student Allocations Training
- Tacos with Transfers
- Taekwondo Information session
- WMC Interest Meeting
26- ASC Tutee Seminar
- Student Organization Training
- Welcome Back Bash
- Welcome Week - (Make up Session) Staying Safe in Your Campus Community
- Women's Soccer vs Coastal Carolina
27- Movie Night
- Water Balloon Fight
28- Neo-Soul Night w/ Ebony Stewart & Daniel Davis
- WMC Meetings
29- BCM Luau Advertisment
- M.F.A Works in Progress
- Meet & Greet
- PSTA Meet and Greet
- Welcome Cookout
30- 2016 Fall Vendor Expo
- ASC Alternate Tutee Seminar
- Bi-weekly Meeting
- Have an Inkcredible Semester!
- Kinetic Fever Meeting
- SAC Executive Meeting
- SAC Meeing
- Winthrop Taekwondo Club
- Women's Soccer vs SC State
31- Kinetic Fever
- Large Group
- Leadership Workshops
- Meeting
- NPHC Unwritten Rules
- RSA General Body Meeting
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