• Alumni Events

    Homecoming & Family Weekend — October 6-8, 2017

    There are lots of fun events planned during Homecoming this year. Make plans to join us for this fun, fall weekend! The Class of 1967 will be celebrating its 50th Class Reunion this year. We hope you will come out to help them celebrate!

    • View the Homecoming & Family Weekend Events

      Below is a tentative list of events. Be sure to check back often as the schedule is updated

      Thursday, October 5

      Homecoming Festival (for students and alumni)
      Fun for all: games, rock wall, homecoming crafts, laser tag, bungee run
      (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm)

      Golden Eagle Alumni Gathering (for local alumni and those coming into town early)
      Larobi’s Pizza @ Southridge Golf Range featuring all you can eat pizza and a cash bar.
      Located at 500 Gateway Rd. in South Charleston (behind Sam’s Club).
      (5:00 pm – 7:00 pm)

      Friday, October 6

      King Adams Kovach Athletic Alumni Reunion Reception
      (4:00 pm – 6:00 pm in the Appalachian Room)

      SGA Pep Rally (sponsored by SGA)
      (5:00 pm in the GSU Circle)

      Bonfire and Cookout (sponsored by SGA)
      (6:00 pm – 8:00 pm on the Riverbank)

      Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner & Inductions
      (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm in the H. Bernard Wehrle Sr. Athletic Arena)

      Saturday, October 7

      Men’s and Women’s Track Meet
      (9:00 am at the UC Stadium)

      Pre-game Tailgate (for alumni, students, faculty/staff, and friends)
      (11:00 am – 1:00 pm at the UC Stadium)

      Golden Eagles Football vs. West Virginia Wesleyan College
      (kickoff @ 1:00 pm)
      The Class of 1967 will be recognized on the field during the football game.

      Milestone Reunion Celebration Dinner
      (5:00 pm – 8:00 pm in the Rotunda)
      Dinner, drinks and music featuring The Band Wagon.
      Celebrating milestone reunions for all class years ending in "2" & "7" with special recognition for the Class of 1967 celebrating its 50th Class Reunion this year!
      All alumni and friends are invited to attend.
      Please RSVP to Stephanie Martin at stephaniemartin@ucwv.edu or (304) 357-4734.

      Women’s Volleyball Game vs. WV Wesleyan
      (7:00 pm in the H. Bernard Wehrle Sr. Athletic Arena)

      Sunday, October 8

      Alumni Farewell Brunch
      (10:00 am – 11:30 am in the Rotunda)

      Women’s Tennis Alumni Matches
      (10:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Charleston Tennis Club)

      Women’s Volleyball Alumni Game
      (2:00 pm in the H. Bernard Wehrle Sr. Athletic Arena)

      Hotel Accommodations

      Special room rates for alumni are available at the following local hotels. Book your reservations early to take advantage of the special rates.

      Hampton Inn
      Double room @ $109/night
      1 Preferred Place
      Charleston, WV 25309
      304-746-4646 (call the hotel directly to make reservations)
      **Mention code “UCH” when making reservations (must be made prior to Sept. 21st)

      Holiday Inn Express @ Charleston Civic Center
      Standard room @ $119/night
      100 Civic Center Drive
      Charleston, WV 25301
      Click Here to Make a Reservation
      **Mention code “UCH” when making reservations (must be made prior to Sept. 6th)

      Charleston Marriott Town Center
      Standard room @ $119/night (does not include breakfast)
      200 Lee St E.
      Charleston, WV 25301
      (800) 228-9290 or (304) 345-6500 to make a reservation
      **Mention “University of Charleston Homecoming Group” when making reservations (must be made prior to Oct. 5th)

      Red Roof Inn
      Standard double room @ $50.99/night, superior king @ $55.99/night
      6305 MacCorkle Avenue SE
      Charleston, WV 25304
      (800) 733-7663
      **Mention code “B059UCHOME” when making reservations (must be made prior to Sept. 14th)