Homecoming 2016

Towson University Homecoming
Saturday, October 22, 2016

TU Tigers vs. UNH Wildcats
Game time: 3:30 p.m.

Homecoming 2016 is just around the corner! Make plans now to join us back on campus, reconnect with your alumni friends and show your Tiger Pride.


The Towson University Alumni Association invites you, your family and friends to return to your alma mater and participate in the weekend's alumni events and activities. Check out the homecoming week festivities and get ready for a weekend filled of fun, reminiscing on the past and creating new Towson memories!

Sunday, October 16
Campus Wide Decorating
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Towsontown Garage
Alumni are needed to help judge the student campus decorating contest. Judges will visit various banners and window paintings on campus and cast their vote for the best decorated team. Alumni interested in participating in the judging should RSVP by October 1st to homecoming@students.towson.edu.


Monday, October 17
NYC Talent Show
8:00 p.m. - Stephens Hall Theatre
The Student Homecoming Committee is looking for alumni volunteers to sit on the talent show judging panel. Panel members will help the committee judge the student acts at the talent show and enjoy a great night of performances by fellow Tigers. Alumni interested in joining the panel should RSVP by October 1st to homecoming@students.towson.edu.


Thursday, October 20
President's Address
4:00 p.m. - Stephen's Hall Theatre

Alumni Volunteer Recognition Banquet
6:00 p.m.  – Chesapeake Rooms, University Union
The Towson University Alumni Association hosts an annual banquet to celebrate and honor our most outstanding Towson University volunteers, faculty and staff members. The evening inlcudes a cocktail reception, dinner and the awards presentation. To register for the banquet, click here.


Friday, October 21
Block Party on Bourbon Street
6:30 - 9:30 p.m. - West Village Commons
Mingle with fellow alumni, current students and community members and let the good times roll at this year's Annual Block Party themed TU Road Trip! Make a pit stop at Bourbon Street during your tour across the US. The evening's celebration will be filled with face painters, street performers, food and so much more. Look for the Alumni Association table for special alumni giveaway items. For more information, visit: www.towson.edu/homecoming. 


Saturday, October 22
Tiger Trot - Homecoming 5K and Fun Run
8:00 a.m. - Towsontown Field
Participate in the second  homecoming 5K - this year with a new fun run added! Join your fellow Tigers as you race (or walk) through Towson University's campus. Students, alumni, parents, friends, family and community members are encouraged to participate in the 5K and 2 mile fun run. To register, click here.

Sleeping Beauty: An Opera for Children
9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. - Center for the Arts, Recital Hall, CA 3066
Opera in a Can returns with a newly created opera for children based upon the familiar fairy tale Sleeping Beauty, energized by the music of Mozart. TU students Timothy and Grace Kane created the lyrics and book for this charming opera that teaches valuable life lessons. To purchase tickets, click here.

Alumni Tailgating Festival
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Gather your past classmates and student group members and celebrate Homecoming at the Alumni Tailgating Festival. Tailgating packages include a parking permit, a reserved group space on the Lower Practice Field, an official Towson University tent, charcoal and grill, game tickets and a family friendly inflatables and games. For more information on the tailgating and to learn how to register, click here

2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. - Center for the Arts, Dance Studio Theatre, CA 1003
The Department of Dance is proud to support Towson University students, faculty and alumni with their artistry and abilities as all parties come together for this dashing performance. To register, click here

Towson Tigers vs. UNH Wildcats
3:30 p.m. kick - off – Johnny Unitas Stadium 
Make sure to reserve your game tickets and cheer on the Tigers as they take on the UNH Wildcats. To purchase game tickets please call the Athletics Ticket Office at 1-855-TU-TIGER, or click here

The Bluest Eye
8:00 p.m. - Center for the Arts, Mainstage Theatre, CA 3043
Adapted in 2005 by Lydia Diamond via Steppenwolf's Young Adult & New Plays initiative, The Bluest Eye was Toni Morrison's first novel. The story is being retold by 21st century Department of Theatre Arts students and directed by Professor Tavia La Follette. To learn more about this performance, click here.

Hotel Rooms
Visiting alumni, family and fans may purchase rooms at area hotels. Discount codes are not available at the following locations: 

Towson University Marriott
10 Burke Ave, Towson MD 21204
Rooms starting at $199

Sheraton Baltimore North
903 Dulaney Valley Rd, Towson MD 21204
Room rates: $179.55 - $229.43.