• Alumni Events

    Alumni & Family Homecoming Weekend — October 24-27, 2019

    The Inauguration of MARTIN S. ROTH, Ph.D.

    Alumni and Family activities will kick off on Thursday evening with festivities and barbecue on the lawn. The weekend will include the National Alumni Board Meeting, special reunion gatherings on Friday, Athletic Hall of Fame Brunch, Tailgate and Football Game on Saturday, and Sunday brunch. Classes of 1969, 1974 and 1979 will be honored at a Friday luncheon. Make plans to attend the inauguration as well as the traditional homecoming activities.

    For information on Homecoming, contact Molly Ballard: 304-357-4734 — mollyballard@ucwv.edu

    For inauguration information, contact Deborah Morris: 304-357-4849 — deborahmorris@ucwv.edu or Dr. Bren Stevens: 304-357-4911 — brenstevens@ucwv.edu


    Wednesday, October 23

    "Charleston’s University”
    Community Reception and Networking Event
    BB&T Atrium in Russell and Martha Wehrle Innovation Center
    5:00 - 7:00

    Thursday, October 24

    Pep Rally, Barbecue, Concert, and Fireworks
    Riverbank - UC Campus
    4:00 pm
    Free to parents, alumni, and UC neighbors with RSVP. RSVP to Molly Ballard at mollyballard@ucwv.edu or 304-357-4734.

    King Adams Kovach Athletic Alumni Reception
    Appalachian Room, Geary Student Union
    4:00 pm
    *Invite only event.

    Friday, October 25

    Campus Tours at 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm.
    Meet in the Innovation Center atrium for the tour.

    Inauguration Brunch
    Dining Hall, Geary Student Union
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Open to visitors, parents, alumni and students.
    $10 adults, $5 children

    Milestone Reunion Luncheon
    Erma Byrd Art Gallery, 3rd Floor of Riggleman Hall
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Open to alumni celebrating their 40th, 45th, 50th, and more than 50th year reunions.
    RSVP required - email mollyballard@ucwv.edu or call (304) 357-4734.

    Inauguration of Martin S. Roth, Ph. D.
    The H. Bernard Wehrle Sr. Arena
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    Free and open to visitors, parents, alumni, and students

    Inauguration Celebration
    5:30 – 8:00 pm
    Ticketed event - $100 each or $175 per couple
    To purchase tickets, please email deborahmorris@ucwv.edu or call (304) 357-4849.

    Saturday, October 26

    Athletics Hall of Fame Brunch
    Ballroom, 3rd Floor Geary Student Union
    10:00 am
    Ticketed event. Please call 304-357-4820.

    Pre-game Tailgate
    UC Stadium
    12:30 pm
    Free to visitors, parents, alumni, and students. Enjoy classic tailgate food prior to kick-off. Meet us under the large tent just outside the stadium.

    2:00 pm
    The class of 1969 will be honored on the football field just prior to kick-off. Other Homecoming and Inauguration festivities will take place during the game, including the announcement of the 2019 Alum of the Year!

    UC Gathering
    Adelphia Restaurant, downtown Charleston
    6:00 – 8:30 pm
    Free to parents, alumni, and friends

    Alumni Volleyball Match
    Innovation Center
    6:00 pm
    RSVP at jennabrown@ucwv.edu or (304) 357-4730.

    Sunday, October 27

    Alumni Art Exhibit
    Featuring the work of alum, Todd Loe.
    Frankenberger Art Gallery, Geary Student Union
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Free and open to the public

    Farewell Brunch
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Free to parents, alumni, and friends

    UC’s Symphonic Wind Ensemble Inaugural Concert
    Featuring special guest, Kanawha Area Concert Band
    3:00 pm
    Riggleman Auditorium.

    For more information regarding Homecoming & Family Weekend, please contact Molly Ballard, Director of Alumni Relations, at mollyballard@ucwv.edu or (304) 357-4734. 

    Hotel Info

    Book your room by October 11 to receive the discounted rate. Simply use the code "UCH" when booking to receive the rate.

    Fairfield Inn & Suites Charleston
    402 2nd Ave, SW, Charleston, WV 25303

    Holiday Inn & Suites
    400 Second Ave, Charleston, WV 25303