Some of your best memories were made at Cumberlands. It's time to make some more!
Save-the-date and join us for Homecoming Weekend 2023, October 13th & 14th!
Scroll down for this year's schedule.
Mark your calendars to join us on October 13th and 14th!
Check out this year's Schedule of Events below.
For more information, please contact Erica Harris, Executive Director for Alumni Relations, at email@example.com or 606.539.4250.
Homecoming Schedule of Events
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13
Creech-Boswell Society Luncheon and Induction
12:00 noon | Gatliff Gymnasium
Honoring the 50th reunion class of 1973
All alumni prior to the class of 1973 are welcome to join us as we usher in the new “Golden Class”.
Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Reception
6:00 p.m. | Grace Crum Rollins Center (Kohn Theatre & Lobby)
Join us to honor the 2023 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees. Hors d’oeuvres reception following.
Music Department Concert
7:30 p.m. | Gatliff Chapel
Red, White & Blue Block Party & Dance
8:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Patriot Park | Open to All Students and Alumni Families
Enjoy great music and dance the night away! Ferris Wheel, Scrambler, Swings, corn hole, s’mores and more!
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14
Alumni Baseball Reunion and Homerun Derby
10:00 a.m. | Doyle Buhl Stadium
10:00 a.m. | Patriot Park
Meet your classmates here! There will be designated tents for the classes of ’73, ’83, ’98, and ’13.
Cumberlands Carnival (Rides, Balloon Artist, Face Painting, Fun Foods)
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Patriot Park
Patriot Games (for children 12 and under)
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Patriot Park
Sponsored by Appalachian Ministries, children are invited to participate in fun, competitive games with prizes for each winner)
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Boswell Campus Center Grill
Distinguished Alumni Induction and Honored Classes Recognition
CAB Reunion (Former Cabbies and friends)
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Patriot Park | Designated Tent
Fun with Physics (great for ages 6-12)
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Hutton School of Business Lecture Hall
Professors Jim (’81) and Larry will present a variety of interesting and often surprising demonstrations of physics. Each family will be given free takeaways.
Swim and Dive Team Reunion
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. | Aquatic Center
Women’s Volleyball Game & Volleyball Alumni Reunion
2:00 p.m. | Volleyball Gym | vs Campbellsville | Reunion immediately following match | JV Match at 12:30 p.m.
UC Basketball Teams Preview and Alumni Reunion & Reception
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Rollins Center
Meet the Patriot basketball teams and catch a preseason preview, which will include intra-squad scrimmages, a 3-point challenge and a highly-anticipated dunk contest! Hear from head coaches and stay afterwards to meet the players and tour the locker rooms. There will be an Alumni player reception in the main lobby of the Rollins Center.
Food Truck Tailgate
4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | James H. Taylor, II Stadium
1988 and 2013 Football Teams Alumni Gathering
4:30 p.m. | James H. Taylor, II Stadium | Designated Tent near visitor locker room
Join former teammates to reconnect, reminisce and enjoy the game! Food will be provided or available for purchase from food truck options.
6 p.m. | James H. Taylor, II Stadium | vs Faulkner University | Homecoming Court Presentation at Halftime | Recognition of 2023 Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees and the 1988 and 2013 Football Teams.
Immediately following the football game | James H. Taylor, II Stadium
Registration, name tags, t-shirts, schedule and campus maps
Boswell Campus Center Main Lobby
Friday, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. - James H. Taylor, II Stadium, Tailgate Picnic – Food Truck Row
Campus Bookstore Hours
Mid-Level of Boswell Campus Center
Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Football Stadium Kiosk
Saturday, 4:00 p.m. – halftime