Homecoming Weekend

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 21

6:30 PM – Ice Cream Social – Mingle with the Alfred University campus community and the visiting families joining us for our annual Fall Family Weekend – Powell Campus Center, south side patio – complimentary.

8 PM – Alumni & Student Bonfire – 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. The Brick Lawn – complimentary.

Saturday, September 22

10 – 11:30 AM – Swimming & Diving All-American Wall and Starting Blocks Dedication - LeBohner Natatorium Deck – complimentary. Registration requested.

10:00 AM – 5K Color Run/Walk – Move your Feeties for Diabetes at the 5K Color Run/Walk sponsored by the AU Wellness Center and AU Fresh.  Registration begins at 9:00 AM on race day at the Alfred Bandstand. 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 – 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 ($) - Alfred University Tennis Courts. Registration required.

1 PM – Game Time – Cheer on your Alfred Saxons as they take on SUNY Cortland Red Dragons.
Yunevich Stadium at Merrill Field - $5 per person.

5:30 PM – Hall of Fame Reception and Induction Ceremony – 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. - The Knight Club & Nevins Theater - $25 per person. Current Hall of Fame Members are complimentary. Registration required.

6 PM – Women’s Soccer – Continue supporting Alfred University sports as the AU Women’s Soccer Team take on the University of Rochester Yellow Jackets. Yunevich Stadium at Merrill Field – complimentary.

Register online for any or all of the Homecoming events or call our Office of Alumni Engagement at 607-871-2144!

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Jason Amore

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