Homecoming 2016 – Schedule

This is the schedule for Homecoming Weekend 2016.  All activities listed are subject to changes or cancellation.

Student registrations will take place onsite during Homecoming weekend as a part of their meal plan. Students do not need to register through Wagner Connect unless they are 21 years or older and want to purchase a Thirsty Seahawk Package.

On-Site registration will be available to purchase food and thirsty Seahawk wristbands on October 1st from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. only. 

 * signifies that the event is not complimentary

Friday, September 30

4:00 PM- 6:30 PM
Wagner Community BBQ & Pep Rally on the Oval
Sutter Oval
Cheer on the Seahawk Football team as they prepare for Saturday's Homecoming game while you enjoy a BBQ dinner on the Oval. The Wagner College Marching Band and the Wagner Seahawk will also make an appearance!

6:30 PM- 9:00 PM
Madness Before Midnight!
Spiro Gymnasium
Join the men's and women's basketball teams as they kick off the 2016-17 season with a bang at Madness Before Midnight! Be there as we display the 2015-16 men's basketball regular season championship banner along with three-point and slam dunk contests and much more! All students in attendance will receive a free t-shirt courtesy of Richmond University Medical Center.

9:30 PM
A Cappella Fest
Spiro 2
It's the a cappella music event of the semester! Each of Wagner College's three student a cappella groups will be featured at this free showcase event for Wagner students, families, and alumni.

Saturday, October 1

10:00  AM – 11:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
Union Patio
Enjoy a continental breakfast of bagels, pastries, coffee, juice, and tea served on the Union Patio by our own Wagner Dining Services. Come and go as you please, mingle with fellow Seahawks, and nourish yourself for a day packed with more food, music, football, and lots of campus events.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Q & A with President Guarasci and Senior Administration
Wagner College President, Dr. Richard Guarasci, and the Senior Administration of the College share the latest information regarding the campus, and engage in an open dialogue about your questions and concerns.

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Student Research Showcase
Take the opportunity to view research prepared and presented by Wagner College students.

11:00 AM- 11:50 AM
Internship Panel
MH 7
Wagner College's opportunities extend outside of the classroom through internships in a wide variety of industries in New York City and beyond. Student panelists will speak about how internships have helped shape their Wagner experience.

11:00 AM- 11:50 AM
Study Abroad Then and Now
MH 6
Alumni and current students alike will share their memories, insights, and experiences from studying abroad during their time at Wagner.

10:30 AM- 11:30 AM
Campus Tour (Handicap Accessible)
Begins at Trautmann Square. Please arrive 10 min. prior.
Check out Wagner's beautiful campus with a guided tour from our Student Ambassadors.

2:00- 5:00 PM
Homecoming on the Oval *
Sutter Oval
The can't-miss event of the weekend, join us on Sutter Oval for a day of Wagner pride. We will have seven food trucks featuring some of your New York favorites, as well as a full BBQ featuring delicious tailgate food. A Thirsty-Seahawk beer and wine package is available for alumni and friends 21 and over. Music will be provided by Wagner's own WCBG and at 5:00 p.m. watch as the Wagner College Marching Band leads our Homecoming Court onto the football field. You won't want to miss this jam-packed kickstart to the big game.

2:45 PM
March of the Seahawks
Union Patio to Field
Cheer on the boys in green as they are led by the marching band from the Union Patio following their team meal to the locker room at Wagner College Stadium

5:00 PM
Homecoming Parade
Sutter Oval
Led by the Wagner Seahawk and Wagner College Marching Band, the 2nd Annual Homecoming
Parade will march from Main Hall over to the Stadium in time for kick-off, featuring the Homecoming Royal Court and the student organizations supporting their Royal Court candidates! All Homecoming guests should follow the parade and grab a seat in the Stadium for the big game.

6:00 PM
Wagner Football vs. Sacred Heart *
Wagner College Stadium
Bring your Seahawk pride over to Wagner College Stadium and cheer on your Wagner College Seahawks as they take on the Sacred Heart Pioneers.