Wilmington University Homecoming Weekend 2014
September 19 – 21, 2014
Calling all WilmU Alumni –
Help paint the town Green and White with WilmU pride! Connect with your classmates, your professors, and your alma mater.
Register for each event separately by clicking the register buttons below.
Friday, September 19
Networking Happy Hour
World Cafe Live at the Queen
500 North Market Street, Wilmington
6:00–8:00pm RSVP Required
Kick off Homecoming Weekend with an evening of networking. Enjoy heavy Hors d'oeuvre, a guest speaker and great conversation as you connect with alumni, students, faculty and staff. You won't want to miss this evening of networking at one of Wilmington's premier spots.
$15 per person RSVP Required
Stay and enjoy live music in the restaurant.
Saturday, September 20
WilmU Athletics Complex
1365 Pulaski Highway, Bear, DE
Bring the family and enjoy family-friendly activities throughout the day. Cheer on your Wildcats while enjoying moon bounces, games, a photo booth, food trucks and much more!
Overflow parking is located at L easure Elementary School, 1015 Church Road – across the street from the Athletic Complex. Shuttle busses will be available to transport attendees to and from the parking lot and Athletic Complex.
Enjoy a delicious array of food provided by local food trucks:
Wood Fired Pizza
Attendees will receive 3 tickets to be redeemed at any of the food trucks. Additional tickets may be purchased.
WilmU Soccer Doubleheader
Wildcats vs. Concordia College
WilmU Athletic Complex
(Women 12:00PM, Men 3:30PM)
See WU's national champion cheerleaders perform!
Between the games the newest inductees to the Athletic Hall of Fame will be introduced.
Overflow parking is available at Leisure Elementary School, 1015 Church Road, Newark, DE. Shuttles will be on site to transport you.
This is a free event for the entire family! We ask that you register to keep a better count for food and other giveaways – thank you!
Tailgating Festivities – New this year!
Come early and spend the day with WU! Reserved parking is available for tailgating. Bring the family, meet old friends and reminisce about your days at WU! Prizes will be given for the most school spirit tailgate!
Tailgating is $40 per space and is on a first–come, first-serve basis. The parking lot opens at 9:00 am (3 hours prior to the start of the Women's Soccer Game) and closes 60 minutes after the conclusion of the Men's Soccer Game. The tailgating "captain" (individual who reserved the space) will be notified by a Wilmington University representative once the registration and payment are received. The tailgating "captain" will receive a packet of information in the mail, including: rules and regulations, parking pass, map of the parking area and wrist bands. Every attendee in your tailgate that is 21 and older MUST WEAR A WRISTBAND. If you need additional bands please contact the Alumni Relations department. Each spot will be designated one parking pass. Bring the pass with you to Homecoming – it will allow your entrance into the tailgating area!
Sunday, September 21
WilmU Around Town
Enjoy discovering some of Delaware's finest museums and entertainment centers as a proud alum of Wilmington University.
Many local museums and venues have partnered with Wilmington University to offer a special discount to WU Alumni on Sunday, September 21st for the "WilmU Around Town" event.
In order to take advantage of the special discounts, you will be asked to show your ticket at each of the participating venues. The "ticket" is included in your invitation package. Additional tickets will be available at the Alumni Relations tent during the Homecoming festivities on September 20th.
There is no registration required for this day, simply take your ticket to the participating venues and enjoy the discounts offered to you!
Homecoming 5K – New this year!
Bring the family and paint the town Green and White at the first Homecoming 5K! Run or walk through campus and the surrounding neighborhood and show your Wildcat Pride Sunday, September 21st. Registration begins at 10:00am. $15 registration fee includes t-shirt, awards and post-event festivities. Awards will be given for fastest times and for runners/walkers with the most Wildcat Pride.