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Welcome to the Winthrop Homecoming and Alumni Reunion
Homecoming Information

2015 Homecoming King and Queen  

2014 Homecoming Court     
Pictured: Ms. Jazmine Linnette, and Mr. Cameron Benton the
2014 Homecoming King and Queen

 Homecoming Court Eligibility Criteria 

•Attend an interest meeting. Last one  is October 1 at 11 a.m. in DIGS 223

•Must either be a full–time Winthrop University male or female classified as a Junior or Senior by the University is eligible as a candidate for either Homecoming King or Queen.
  • Junior students who have earned at least 54 but fewer than 87 semester hours of credit including transfer credits.
  • Senior students who have earned at least 87 semester hours of credit including transfer credits.
•Candidates must be in good academic and judicial standing with the university, and have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA (Winthrop University hours only).
•All applications and resumes for Homecoming King and Queen are due on or before Monday, October 5th by 5 p.m. All applications and resumes must be submitted online and are date and time stamped when submitted. Any applications submitted after the 5 p.m. deadline will NOT be considered.
•Once the selection process has undergone, candidates must be able to attend selected mandatory interviews, Homecoming events, and practices as instructed.

Application available here 

Click here for rules regarding campaigning. 

Winthrop Royalty will be asked to represent Winthrop University at the following events:

  • MLK Day of Service on January 19, 2016
  • Spring Involvement Fair on Tuesday, January 27, 2016
  • Leadership Institute for First-Timers (L.I.F.T.) on February 20, 2016
  • Preview Day on February 27, 2016 
  • Worldwide Winthrop Day on April 9, 2016 
  • Host a DSU Open Mic Night


Please direct all questions to Pam Varraso at 269 DiGiorgio Campus Center,

803-323-2248  or



<October 2015>
1- 6th Annual Banned Book Reading
- 90's@Noon Membership Drive
- Candy Corn with the Pi's
- Career & Civic Engagement - Career Fair Info Table
- College Democrats Meeting
- I Woke Up Like This Registration
- Last 2015 Homecoming Court Interest Meeting
- PhotoVoice Panel Discussion and Reception
- PhotoVoice Reception
- Safe Zones training
- Sinfonia Sing-Off tabling
- Times Talk
- Winthrop Ambassadors Tabling Session
- World Vegetarian Day Awareness
2- Media Workshop
- Rain location for Wing War
- Wing War
- Winthrop Ambassadors Information Session
3- Administration of the SAT Exam
4- Jeffrey
- NAACP Pageant Interest Meeting
5- 4th Annual Art History Foreign & Classic Film Festival
- Faculty Series: Matthew Darsey, viola
- Friends of Dacus Annual Meeting
- Gents Vs. WU
- I Woke Up Like This Come Discover The Real You
- Interest Meeting
- LAST FISH ON EARTH: Our Happy Re-Granulated Future
- Man + Land + Water
- Misconception of Black Greeks
- Step Practice
6- ACM Weekly Meeting
- Bake Sale
- Club Med meeting
- Homecoming Talent Show Auditions
- Housing First: A New Approach to Addressing Homelessness
- Interior Design Student Project Exhibition
- Monthly Athletic Training Club Meeting
- Ring Sales Day
- Rocking For Robbie
- Snow Skiing/Snowboarding Class - Info/Interest Meeting
- Special Event: Delta Omicron Presents: Contemporary Music Series
- Step Practice
- Swagger Jack'd practice
7- Dining Services Advisory Board Meeting
- Homecoming Talent Show Auditions
- Jane Eyre
- NAACP Pageant Interest Meeting
- Ring Sales Day
8- Be Your Own Boss
- Career and Graduate School Fair
- Enactus Mass Meeting
- Hercules Fun Run Advertisement
- Homecoming Talent Show Auditions
- Improv This...! Weekly Meeting
- Pi Kappa Phi Scaffold Sit
- Provost's Spotlight on Scholarship Series
- Psi Chi Graduate School Prep Series: The Application Process
- Sinfonia Sing-Off
- Step Practice
- The Current State of Student Affairs and Looking Towards the Future-Webinar
- Winthrop Ambassadors Information Session
9- NAACP Field Day
- Screening Committee
- SoulsNSubstance College Tour
10- Eagle Flicks: Minions
- Men's Soccer vs Presbyterian College
- MSC Member Retreat
- Rhoer Round-Up
- Sigma Alpha Epsilon: Talent Meets Culture
11- Jane Eyre
- NAACP Pageant Interviews
- Sigma Gamma Rho Executive Meeting
12- 4th Annual Art History Foreign & Classic Film Festival
- Has College Ruined My Faith?
- Interior Design Student Project Exhibition
- LAST FISH ON EARTH: Our Happy Re-Granulated Future
- Man + Land + Water
- McNair Information Session
- Rape Aggression Defense (RAD)
- Weekly Meeting
- Winthrop Ambassadors Information Session
13- Bake Sale
- Beauties & Bruises
- Costume Sale
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Percussion Ensemble
- Fine Arts Lecture Series
- Hidden Wounds Fundraiser Tabling
- Men's Soccer vs Radford
- Rape Aggression Defense (RAD)
- Relay For Life Meeting
- Safe Sex is the Best Sex
- Snow Skiing/Snowboarding Information & Interest Meeting
- SOAR Meeting
- Student Organization Training
- Study Abroad TME
- The Great Wall of Alcohol/Be A Life Saver
14- Breast Cancer Awareness Program
- Criminology Guest Speaker
- Criminology Speaker Series
- First Year Fall Festival
- NAACP Pageant Interviews
- Rape Aggression Defense (RAD)
- The Bryan Drake Show
15- Earthlings
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble
- Faculty Enlight Demo Session
- First Year Fall Festival--Rain Rescheduling
- Hidden Wounds Fundraiser Tabling
- In High Demand
- Kappa Sigma Event
- Winthrop Ambassadors Information Session
- Winthrop College Republicans Meeting
16- Domestic Violence Task Force Workshop
- Fright Fest
17- Administration of the NBCC-NCE-Counseling
- Hercules Fun Run
- Men's Soccer vs UNC Asheville
- Women's Soccer vs. Campbell
18- SIAC Cross Country Championships
19- Bible Studies
- Region College Fair
20- Faculty Enlight Demo Session
- Tell It All Tuesdays
21- Criminology Speaker Series
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Flute Choir
- Interior Design Student Project Exhibition
- LAST FISH ON EARTH: Our Happy Re-Granulated Future
- Man + Land + Water
- MSW Information Session
- Nightmare on Oakland - Costume Contest
- Winthrop University Golf Club Meeting
- Women's Soccer vs Liberty
22- Common Book Speaker: Health, Poverty, Education
- Fine Arts Lecture Series
- Homecoming Stroll Off
- Jenner Vs. Gender
- Kappa Sigma's Push-ups For Military Heroes
- Karaoke Night
- NAACP: HIV/STD Testing
- Second Meeting
- Sigma Gamma Rho Halloween Bake Sale
- Snow Skiing/Snowboarding Information & Interest Meeting
- Thriller Thursday
23- Code Pink
- Fright Fest
- Winthrop vs Radford
24- Administration of the GRE
- CPC Day
- CPC Day (rain location)
- Eagle Flicks: Jurassic World
- FCCLA Fall Leadership Conference
- Winthrop vs Liberty
25- RUF Ministry Team
26- Charge up your Leadership Series
- Innovate Create Engage Initiative Lecture
- Innovate Create Engage Initiative Lecture Reception
- Interior Design Student Project Exhibition
- JC Bible Study
- LAST FISH ON EARTH: Our Happy Re-Granulated Future
- Man + Land + Water
- Meeting
- Night of Cultural Resistance
- Size Does Matter
- Special Event: American Opera Theatre Presents: American Songbook
- The Media: Unscripted
- What's in Your Water? with Dr. Matt Heard
27- Behind Closed Doors
- Book Sale
- Ebonite Bake Sale
- Ebonite Membership Mixer
- Family Feud
- Fencing Bake Sale
- Fine Arts Lecture Series
- Grad Finale
- Halloween Happenings & Fall Festival
- It's Not What You Say, It's How You Look
- Music to My Ears
- Phi Alpha Theta Induction
- Reverse Career Fair Interest Meeting
- SOAR Meeting
- War of the Roses: Penny Wars
- Women's Soccer vs Presbyterian
- WUVOP Panel discussion
28- Casino Night
- CNBC GOP Debate Streaming
- Grad Finale- Follow Up Day
- Men's Soccer vs Campbell
- Men's Soccer vs Coastal Carolina
- Student Organization Spotlight Leadership Series
- The 39 Steps
29- Blue & White Rap Battle
- Ensemble Series: Winthrop Jazz Ensemble
- Halloween Trivia!
- Interest Meeting for Reverse Career Fair
- Paint the Town Tabling
- Teotihuacan: City of the Gods
- The Decomposing Conservatory: The Witches' Hallow
- Tri Sigma Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest
- Wellness Fair
30- Arts Lab Class Event
- Blue & White Sigma Auction
- Fright Fest
- Special Event: Pipes and Pumpkins
- Teacher Education Induction Ceremony
- WUVOP Reunion Weekend
31- Eagle Flicks: Hocus Pocus
- Eagle Flicks: The Rocky Horror Picture Show
- Preview Day
- Reunion Weekend (Day 2)
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