Winthrop University: Homecoming Information - Schedule - Saturday, Nov. 16

2019 Homecoming & Reunion Weekend


Schedule of Events

Monday, Nov. 11 | Tuesday, Nov. 12 | Wednesday, Nov. 13
Thursday, Nov. 14 | Friday, Nov. 15 | Saturday, Nov. 16


Saturday, Nov. 16

Class Reunion Registration

9-11 a.m., First floor Tillman Hall
Pick up your class reunion nametag and reunion souvenir bag at the registration table before the Alumni Reunion and Awards Luncheon.


Campus Tours

9-11 a.m., Front of Tillman Hall


Winthrop Memorabilia Display

9-11 a.m., First floor of Tillman Hall


Alumni Concert

10 a.m., Tillman Auditorium


Art Education Exhibition

10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Lewandowski Student Gallery


Campus Tour with Student Ambassadors

10 a.m., Carroll Hall

Please register online for your walking tour of campus with a student ambassador.


The Bright Angle Exhibition

10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery


The Democratic Cup Exhibition

10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Rutledge Gallery


Winthrop Alumni Association Tailgate

8 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., Winthrop Coliseum

Come out for this fun Homecoming tradition with alumni, students and community members featuring music by DJ Chizzy, a Kids' Zone for children 12 and younger and Roman’s All Star food truck. Alumni who check-in with the Alumni Association will receive the 2019 Homecoming T-shirt designed by Brandon McGinnis ’12 while supplies last! Please note the changes for this Homecoming tailgate. For more information about the changes for this year’s Homecoming tailgate, please visit or view FAQs.

The following items are prohibited in tailgating areas: pets of any kind except service animals, RVs, glass containers, household furniture (e.g. sofas, recliners, etc.) and alcohol possessed by any person(s) under the age of 21. Please refer to the university's tailgating policy.


Alumni Reunion & Awards Luncheon ($)

11 a.m., McBryde Hall
Please join the Winthrop Alumni Association as it honors the 2019 Alumni Award winners, celebrates the Golden Girls from the Class of 1969 and recognizes all reunioning classes. Registration closed on Nov. 1. 


Fall One-Act Festival

2 p.m., Johnson Studio Theatre, Johnson Hall ($)


Men’s Basketball Game vs. Mid-Atlantic Christian

4 p.m., Winthrop Coliseum 
Show your Eagle pride and cheer on the men’s basketball team for the Homecoming game! Crowning of the 2019 Homecoming King and Queen at half-time of men's game.

Fall One-Act Festival

7:30 p.m., Johnson Studio Theatre, Johnson Hall ($)


Mad Hatter’s Ball

9 p.m., Richardson Ballroom

We are inviting current Winthrop students to take a journey into Wonderland as we present our grand finale of the week, The Mad Hatter’s Ball! This is a costume party for students with music provided by a live DJ, photo booth, novelties and light refreshments. End your Homecoming week on a high note!

Last Updated: 4/5/21