Homecoming Schedule

Homecoming / Family Weekend

Friday, September 18 to Saturday, September 19

2020 Schedule of Events


We are excited to announce our first ever Virtual Homecoming and Family Weekend! While this is new for all of us, we are certain that with Wagner pride, we can make this Homecoming one to remember.

*Events indicated with a asterisk (*) requires sign up information. 


Virtual Student Organization Banner Competition & Voting
Social Media
Each year, student organizations on campus compete in a banner competition to see who has the best banner for their Homecoming King or Queen nominee. Students can contact the Office of Student Engagement and Activities at sea@wagner.edu for more details. 
Virtual Homecoming Student King & Queen Voting
Social Media
Applications for student Homecoming King and Queen must be submitted by September 3. Students can contact the Office of Student Engagement and Activities at sea@wagner.edu for more details.
Flash sale of Athletic Gear*
9/19 only
Support the Athletic department and buy their gear! You’ll find special gear with our 1987 logo, to support our virtual viewing party!
Buy a Homecoming @ Home T-Shirt* - SOLD OUT
Available from 8/12 to 9/4
Order a limited edition Homecoming t-shirt for yourself, your family, friends or anyone you choose! T-shirt orders are available from 8/19 to 9/4 at noon.
Contests and Giveaways will be announced as we get closer to the event. 

At Home with the Martins: Chopped Edition*
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join President Joel W. Martin and Jan for a "Chopped" edition held virtually on Zoom at their home! It's simple. We'll provide you with a list of affordable and easy ingredients to purchase. You may need access to a cooking area, whether that be your kitchen or dorm room. Feel free to be creative with your cooking space! Residential students on campus are welcome to join us. All you need are a microwave and fridge to participate. Then, put on your thinking cap and create your own masterful dish! We'll compete to see who brings on their most creative, best presentation and most Wagner spirit to the table. Judges will determine winners who will receive a prize. Ingredients are: hot dog, potato chips, blueberries and cereal. Check out the full "Chopped Rules List" here. Spectators are also welcome to join! This event is open to alumni, remote students, commuter students, residential students, faculty, staff and friends.

Wagner Trivia for Students
All Day
Instagram (@wagnercampuslife)
Students gather to test their Wagner College knowledge on Instagram @wagnercampuslife. Students can win Homecoming giveaways as prizes!
Movie Night for Students
7:00 PM, Hameline Field
Students gather on the football field to watch “Knives Out,” sponsored by Office of Student Engagement and Activities.

Live Fitness Class with Becca A. Gottlieb '08, sponsored by WPN*
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join current students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends for a great way to kick off the day by getting up and moving and your heart pumping! Beginner-level fitness class (no equipment required) will be run by alumna Becca A. Gottlieb ’08. This event is sponsored by our Women's Professional Network.
Black Professional Alliance Kick-off Social*
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Join the Black Professional Alliance, our newest alumni group, for a kick-off social! Hear from executive committee members to learn about the mission and goals of the Black Professional Alliance. Our panelists are Aquabah E. Gonney M'08, Adrian Adderley '09, Ruta Shah-Gordon, Ph.D., Vice President at Wagner College. We will have breakout rooms to speed network and discuss professional development.
Virtual Tailgate Cooking Show with Chef Michael*
3:00 pm
Join Wagner’s very own Chef Michael as he shares some tailgating and game day culinary tips. Watch on Facebook Live for a chance to win prizes for themed photos. Can’t make it? Watch on IGTV after on @wagneralumni. Prizes will be awarded for those who comment and post their photos in the following categories:
Best Original Cocktail
Most School Spirit
Most Spirited Pet and more!
Homecoming 1987 Football Game Live Stream
5:00 pm
Watch the 1987 Football Game Live Stream on your own with your Wagner friends and family! The game will be streamed on NEC Frontrow. For your viewing pleasure, the game has been shortened to feature major plays. During the game, you’ll hear commentary from our star alumni players including: Mike Wash '91 (Defensive Coordinator), Rich Negrin '88 (Team Captain, Offensive Line), Chris West '89 (Linebacker), George Gaspar '88 (Defensive Line), Will Morris '89 (Offensive Line), Keith Johnson '90 (Wide Receiver) and head coach, Walt Hameline.
Virtual Banner Competition Announcement
8:00 PM, Social Media
The winners of the student organizing banner competition will be announced!
Virtual Homecoming King & Queen Announcement
8:00 PM, Social Media
Homecoming wouldn’t be complete without a football game or a homecoming court. Celebrate Homecoming with your fellow Seahawks as the Office of Student Engagement and Activities announce who has been named this year’s Homecoming King and Queen.
Movie Night for Students
8:00 PM, Hameline Field
Students gather on the football field to watch “Knives Out,” sponsored by Office of Student Engagement and Activities.
Wagner College Theatre Cabaret
8:00 PM, Facebook Live
Wagner College Theatre kicks off its 2020-21 season this weekend with a joyful cabaret featuring the Senior Theatre Performance majors. Two performances of "The Other Side of the Rainbow" will be presented on the outdoor stage, built by the WCT staff and students, for dedicated outdoor performances. The shows are being performed live for a campus audience at 8 p.m. and will be live-streamed via for the broader community to enjoy. Watch here on Facebook.