Schedule of Events
Friday, September 21
6:30 PM – Ice Cream Social
Powell Campus Center, south side patio – complimentary
Mingle with the Alfred University campus community and the visiting families joining us for our annual Fall Family Weekend.
8 PM – Alumni & Student Bonfire
The Brick Lawn – complimentary
Join Alfred University students, including appearances from current AU football and soccer players & their coaches. Help build the excitement to watch the AU Saxons take on the SUNY Cortland Red Dragons.
Saturday, September 22
10 – 11:30 AM – Swimming & Diving All-American Wall & Starting Blocks Dedication
LeBohner Natatorium Deck – complimentary
10:00 AM – 5K Color Run/Walk
Registration begins at 9:00 AM on race day at the Alfred Bandstand.
Move your Feeties for Diabetes at the 5K Color Run/Walk sponsored by the AU Wellness Center and AU Fresh. Entry Fee is $5 for students (K-College) and $15 for community members. Proceeds go to Oak Orchard Health. Pre-register with the Wellness Center by September 7 to be guaranteed a T-shirt!
11 AM – Tailgate Party
Alfred University Tennis Courts
Pregame with Alfred University alumni, parents and friends, prior to the big game. Alfred University Alumnus Eric Jones ’97 Caricature Artist will be with us. Watch as he brings your expressions to life! Enjoy music, lawn games and complimentary traditional tailgate food. Over 21 Tent will be available ($).
1 PM – Game Time
Yunevich Stadium at Merrill Field
Cheer on your Alfred Saxons as they take on SUNY Cortland Red Dragons.
- $5 per person.
5:30 PM – Hall of Fame Reception and Induction Ceremony
The Knight Club & Nevins Theater
Join us as Alfred University proudly inducts as our newest Hall of Fame members: Jennifer (Benson) Oades ’01 (Softball), Daniel Landrigan ’95 (Men’s Lacrosse), Donald Miller ’07 (Football) and David Vail ’04 (Men’s Lacrosse) posthumously. Each inductee will be recognized for the contributions each have made to their individual sport while wearing the Purple and Gold. - $25 per person. Current Hall of Fame Members are complimentary.
6 PM – Women’s Soccer
Yunevich Stadium at Merrill Field – complimentary.
Continue supporting Alfred University sports as the AU Women’s Soccer Team take on the University of Rochester Yellow Jackets.
Register online for any or all of the Homecoming events or call our Office of Alumni Engagement at 607-871-2144!