Homecoming 2017 – Schedule

Homecoming 2017 - Schedule

Student registrations will take place on-site during Homecoming weekend as a part of their meal plan. 21 years or older can purchase a Thirsty Seahawk drink package.

On-Site registration will be available to purchase food and thirsty Seahawk wristbands on October 14th from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. only.

*signifies that the event is not complimentary

Friday, October 13

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Don Spiro Memorial Celebration
Main Hall Auditorium
Wagner College will celebrate the life of the late Dr. Donald W. Spiro ’49 H’88, chairman emeritus and lifetime member of the Wagner College Board of Trustees, who died on July 30 at the age of 91. Please register for the memorial here.

5:00 PM- 7:30 PM
Wagner Community BBQ & Pep Rally
Sutter Oval
Enjoy a BBQ dinner while you cheer on the Seahawk Football team as they prepare for Saturday's Homecoming game. The Wagner College Marching Band and the Seahawk will lead the pep rally!

7:30 PM- 9:00 PM
Salsa Lessons & Dance Party*
Spiro Gymnasium

Join the Office of Campus Life and the Center for Intercultural Advancement to celebrate Latin Heritage Month with a group Salsa lesson followed by a dance after-party taking place in the gymnasium of the Spiro Sports Center on Friday at 7:30 p.m. The group Salsa lesson will be provided by Dance Fitness and Arts NYC. Spacing for the event is limited, so don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to learn more about the art of Salsa. Participants also have the opportunity to take a seat nearby, and observe fellow alumni, students and parents take part in the fun. Register now before it's too late!

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1776 and Or Theatre Show
Main Hall and Stage One
It's theatre season again and there are two excellent show performances to go see! To find out more information about the show and how to get tickets, click here.

9:00 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 14

9:00  AM – 10:00 AM
Alumni Continental Breakfast
Union Patio
Enjoy a continental breakfast of bagels, pastries, coffee, juice, and tea served in the Union Patio. Mingle with fellow Seahawks as you prepare for a day packed with more food, music, football, and other exciting events.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Q & A with President Guarasci
A student panel will engage in an open dialogue with Wagner College President, Dr. Richard Guarasci, for a lively discussion of current campus happenings, programs, and the latest developments.

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 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)
Departs from Trautmann Square. Please arrive 10 min. prior.
Check out Wagner's beautiful campus with a guided tour from one of our Student Ambassadors.

12:00- 5:00 PM
Homecoming Festivities *
Sutter Oval
The "can't- miss" event of the weekend, join us on the Sutter Oval for a day of Wagner pride. We will have a variety of food trucks featuring your New York favorites from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. A full BBQ will be provided featuring delicious tailgate food from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. A Thirsty Seahawk drink package is available for guests 21 and over. Music will be provided by M2M Entertainment. Bring the kids to jump around in the Bouncy House and enjoy lawn games for all ages. You won't want to miss this jam-packed kick-start to the big game!

1:00- 4:00 PM
Soak a Seahawk*
Sutter Oval
Join the fun at our 'Soak a Seahawk' event sponsored by the Student Alumni Association, and dunk a Wagner student or administrator for a great cause! All proceeds benefit the Wagner Fund. ​On-site registration will be available. 


2:00 PM- 4:30 PM and 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1776 and Or Theatre Show
Main Hall and Stage One
It's theatre season again and there are two excellent show performances to go see! To find out more information about the show and how to get tickets, click here.

5:00 PM
Homecoming Parade
Sutter Oval
Led by the Wagner College Seahawk and Marching Band, the 3rd Annual Homecoming
Parade will march over to the Stadium in time for kick-off, featuring the Homecoming Royal Court and the student organizations supporting their 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. CCSU *
Hameline Field
Bring your Seahawk pride over to Wagner College Stadium and cheer on the Seahawks as they take on the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils.

Sunday, October 15

9:00  AM – 1:00 PM
Fall Campus Prospective Student Visit Day
The perfect opportunity for prospective students and families to explore Wagner College this Fall. Please register through Admissions.