Schedule of Events

8:00-10:00pm - Homecoming Pageant
Campus Center Ballroom

The Homecoming Pageant is where all of the Homecoming Court Candidates are introduced and the top 10 women and top 10 men are revealed and have to answer a question on stage.  There is entertainment during the judges deliberation and then the Homecoming Court is announced and brought up on stage.  To find out the Homecoming King and Queen, attend the Football Game and at the half-time show the Homecoming King and Queen are announced and crowned!

If your Greek or registered student organization, athletic team, or residence hall/floor would like to enter a candidate for Homecoming King or Queen, refer to the 2013 Homecoming Packet for the process and the entry form.  All entry forms must be turned in to the Center for Student Involvement by Friday, September 6 at 5:00pm.

5:00-8:00pm - Homecoming Kick-Off Dinner
Campus Center Ballroom

Help us kick off Homecoming Week 2013 with a big party at the Campus Center! 

The Homecoming Kick-Off Dinner will have entertainment, games, and most importantly, FREE FOOD! 

Doors open to the Ballroom at 5:00pm. 

Sponsored by the UWG Student Activities Council.

12noon - Homecoming Banner Contest
Outside the UCC

Organizations have a chance to show their artistic talents at the Homecoming game in the banner contest. Get your organization's artists together to make a banner to show your Homecoming spirit. Banners will be judged Tuesday, October 1st at 12pm in front of the University Community Center (UCC) at Noon. The banner entries will be judged on spirit, originality, creativity, and artistic talent.

If your Greek or registered student organization, athletic team, or residence hall/floor would like to enter a banner for the Homecoming Spirit Competition, please refer to the 2013 Homecoming Packet for the rules, deadlines, and the entry form.  All entry forms must be turned in to the Center for Student Involvement by Friday, September 6 at 5:00pm.

12noon-3:00pm - Wear Red, Get Fed
Campus Center Patio

Come to the Campus Center Patio and show your Homecoming week support by wearing West Georgia red!

Then, we'll feed you! Simple as that!

Get your grub on with concession style food until it runs out!  Enjoy music and other activities and have a chance to win one of multiple homecoming t-shirts!

Sponsored by the Student Activities Council.

12noon - Sidewalk Chalk Contest
Outside the UCC

All groups are eligible to participate in this category and are urged to be as creative as possible in depicting the Homecoming theme. The contest will be judged on Thursday, October 3rd at 12pm in front of the University Community Center (UCC). The sidewalk entries will be judged on representation of the theme, creativity, originality, and spirit.

If your Greek or registered student organization, athletic team, or residence hall/floor would like to enter the Sidewalk Chalk portion of the Homecoming Spirit Competition, please refer to the 2013 Homecoming Packet for the rules, deadlines, and the entry form.  All entry forms must be turned in to the Center for Student Involvement by Friday, September 6 at 5:00pm.

10:30am-1:00pm - '30s/'40s Reunion Luncheon
Lower Level Z-6 - Food Service Building

Alumni from the ‘30s and '40s will gather to fellowship and reminisce from days gone by.

Lunch will be served at 12:00 p.m., followed by a program!

Cost is $15 per person. Register online by clicking here or call the Alumni House at 678-839-6582 to reserve your spot.

  • 10:30am - Early Registration
  • 11:30am - Group Photos
  • 12:00pm - Lunch Program

7:00pm-12midnight - Wolves Capture The Square
Adamson Square & The Amp, Downtown Carrollton

Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the community are invited to attend the university's largest gear-up celebration for Homecoming Day!

Have dinner at a restaurant on the Square and then join us at the AMP for the Pep Rally and "Yell Like Hell" contest, followed by a concert featuring the Velcro Pygmies, back by popular demand!

For more detailed information, visit our exclusive "Wolves Capture the Square" page.

Homecoming Tailgate
UWG Athletic Complex

Bring your tents, music, coolers, and food and celebrate with others before the game at the Homecoming game tailgate!

Wear your Wolves gear to show support for the team and check out other tailgates throughout the UWG Athletic Complex.

Please take note of the university's Tailgating Policies and Procedures prior to Homecoming to be aware of any regulations for your particular tailgate. 

9:00am-1:30pm - Campus Walking Tours
Technology-enhanced Learning Center (TLC), across from the new UWG Bookstoore

Take in the beauty of the ever-growing campus of West Georgia by going on a walking tour led by our own UWG Ambassadors.

Tours will be conducted every 30 minutes from 9:00 a.m.- 1:30 p.m., starting at the Technology-Enhanced Learning Center (TLC).

Complimentary - Reservations Required.  To register/reserve your spot for this event, click here.

9:00-10:00am - President's Breakfast & Alumni Association Annual Meeting
School of Nursing

Alumni and friends gather at the School of Nursing for a pancake breakfast with the university's new president, Dr. Kyle Marrero and attend the annual meeting of the UWG Alumni Association.

Guests will enjoy the new state-of-the-art School of Nursing and participate in a building tour by staff and nursing students. The School of Nursing plans to open in August, 2013, offering hands-on experiences and real-life situations for the nursing students.

Viewing stands will be available outside the School of Nursing to guests who would like to watch the parade after breakfast. The parade is scheduled to start at 10:00 a.m.

Complimentary - Reservations required.  To register/reserve your spot, click here.

10:00am - Homecoming Parade
Maple Street & West Georgia Drive

The annual Homecoming Parade features Greek and student organizations, residence halls, athletic teams, local businesses, and more showing off their school spirit based around the Homecoming theme!

All students are invited to gather in front of the Bonner House near Front Campus Drive for donuts & coffee and to watch the parade, sponsored by the Department of Housing and Residence Life.

Alumni are invited to gather outside the School of Nursing building after the President's Breakfast and Annual Meeting to watch the parade.  Alumni attending the Class of 1963 Brunch at the Alumni House are invited to gather at viewing stands beside the Wagner Honors House.

The route will begin at Westover Square on Maple Street and go to the Greek Village on the north side of campus.Visit our Parade Route page for a map of the route and specific road closures to be aware of.

10:00am-2:00pm - Admissions Office Tailgate for UWG Legacy Students and Families
UWG Athletic Complex

UWG Legacy students and their families are invited to the Admissions Office Tailgate to learn more about the New West! Help us celebrate our special Legacy students from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Athletic Complex. For more information please contact Allyson Bretch at abretch@westga.edu.

Complimentary - Reservations Requested.  To register/reserve your spot for this event, click here!

11:00am - Class of 1963 Golden Reunion Brunch
Alumni House

The Class of 1963 will gather for brunch at the Alumni House at 11:00 a.m. to celebrate their 50th year since graduating from West Georgia.

Parade viewing stands will be set up at the Donald Wagner Honors House for the class of 1963 to enjoy before the brunch.

There will be no formal program, but each classmate will be given a commemorative medallion inducting you into the Golden Alumni Society.

Cost is $15 per person.  Classmates and guests may park at the Alumni House.  To register for this alumni event, click here.

11:30am - Alumni Association Tailgate
UWG Athletic Complex

Attention: UWG Alumni and Friends: Look for the red alumni tent to enjoy a complimentary meal with all the fixings and have the chance to catch up with old friends, staff, and current students.

Help us celebrate the classes of 1963 and 1988 reunions starting at 11:30 a.m.!

Games, prizes, and alumni gear will be given to guests and encourage your alumni friends to stop by and visit.

Complimentary - Reservations Required.  To register/reserve your spot for this event, click here.

2:00pm - West Georgia Wolves vs. Point Skyhawks
University Stadium

Homecoming culminates with your West Georgia Wolves taking on the Point University Skyhawks at University Stadium!

The Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned during the halftime show and make sure to stay through the game to hear the overall Homecoming Spirit Competition winners announced!  A full list of winners will be available on Center for Student Involvement website following Homecoming.

For more information about the game, including tickets and parking, visit the UWG Athletics website.