Upcoming Events

Homecoming Week (February 2-7, 2015)

Monday, February 02, 2015

Lander University's Homecoming Week is February 2-7

The week is filled with lots of fun activities for students, alumni, faculty and staff.  Students may form groups to compete in daily challenges through-out the week, including banner competitions, golf-cart parade, soapbox car race, field day, spirit night and much more!

Who can participate?  ALL Lander students, faculty and staff members including student clubs, organizations and any "group" or "team" which is formed solely for the purpose of competing in a Homecoming activity. 

All participating groups must submit their completed entry forms before 12noon on Wednesday, January 21, 2015.

Please visit the Office of Student Activities for a copy of the official 2015 Homecoming Packet which includes details on all the rules, point system, important dates and description of each activity.


Monday, February 2

Homecoming King & Queen candidates introduced during Golf Cart Parade.
Online Voting Begins at 8:00am for King & Queen.  

Golf Cart Parade!   4:00pm @ Jeff May Complex to Lide Parking Lot.
Student groups will show-off their 90's themed Golf Carts along a parade route that begins at the Jeff May Complex and leads to Lide Parking lot.  

Banner Unveiling!  5:00pm @ Grier Student Center, johnston commons.
Immediately following the Golf Cart Parade, students gather inside the Student Center for an official Unveiling of the Banners!


Skit Night!  9:00pm @ Horne Arena

Tuesday, February 3

Family Feud Game & Costume Contest.  9:00pm @ Horne Arena
Your favorite 90's family costume contest will take place before the Family Feud Game. 

King/Queen Voting Ends at 5:00pm.

Wednesday, February 4

Spirit Night.  5:30pm & 7:30pm @ Horne Arena

Thursday, February 5

Field Day.  3:00pm-5:00pm @ Front Lawn in front of Laura Lander.  
Competitions include a Trolley Race, Tug of War, Giant Underwear-Water Game and Obstacle Course.

Friday, February 6

Soapbox Car Judging / Race.  3:00pm.

Ice-Skating, Bonfire & Live Band
.  5:00pm-9:00pm at Lide Parking Lot

Saturday, February 7

Tailgating.  11:00am-1:30pm at the Front Lawn in front of Laura Lander

Basketball Games
.  Women's game begins at 1:30pm.  Men's game begins at 3:30pm.  

Homecoming King & Queen.
 Contestants presented & Winners announced.