Winthrop University: Homecoming FAQs
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Homecoming and Reunion FAQs

Winthrop is excited to welcome alumni home and celebrate with our students with an on-campus Homecoming and Reunion experience. The FAQs below provide details on what to expect for the week and weekend events. Please check back for updates as we approach Homecoming and Reunion, Nov. 11-12, 2022. 

Will there be virtual Homecoming opportunities in 2022?

Yes! The Alumni Association will host virtual events in which alumni may participate during the week of  Nov. 7-11. Below are just a few examples.

Visit the Homecoming and Reunion website for a full list of in-person and virtual events.

What events/activities will be available for Winthrop students/alumni/fans?

There will be something for everyone with a mixture of virtual events and in-person activities on Winthrop's campus and in the surrounding Rock Hill community for alumni, students, and faculty/staff to enjoy! Please view the schedule of events to see what is happening each day. We will be making updates leading up to this year's Homecoming and Reunion celebration, so check back often. 

Will there be a Homecoming basketball game in the Coliseum?

Yes! Winthrop Athletics has announced that the men’s basketball team will host a Homecoming basketball game on Saturday, Nov. 12 in the Winthrop Coliseum. Game time and opponent are TBD. Homecoming game tickets go on sale Nov. 1. Visit Winthrop Athletics for updates.

Can alumni tailgate before the basketball game?

Yes! More details to come, stay tuned!

Where can I celebrate on Friday night? 

At the Homecoming Happy Hour at Slow Play Brewing! Raise a glass to your Winthrop friends, grab some delicious grub from the Cibi Cibi food truck. Cibi Cibi will be there from 4-9 p.m., and the brewery will be open until 11 p.m. Come early for and exclusive brewery tour at 4:40 and 4:45 p.m. Tours are limited to 10 people per tour. Register by Oct. 28 for a brewery tour.
Slow Play Brewing is owned by three Winthrop alumni - Ben Lee ’05, Matt Poston ’11 and Ron Fasick ’02. Mention you are an alumnus to get 15% off your bar tab.

The Departments of Philosophy and Religious Studies; Political Science and Model United Nations; Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology and World Languages and Cultures will have tables on the patio from 5-7 p.m.  

Is there a community service option this year?

Yes! As part of the Campus Beautification Initiative, there will be a landscaping project on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m. at Margaret Nance Hall. With the start of the 2021-22 academic year, REVITALING WINTHROP launched a new website and announced the Winthrop Year of Service to spark community engagement and participation. Register to volunteer!

If you can’t find the answers you need in the FAQs, alumni, please contact the Winthrop University Alumni Association for assistance at or 800/578-6545, and students, please contact the DiGiorgio Student Union for assistance at or 803/323-2248.


Last Updated: 8/8/22