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Rowdy the River Hawk and students dance in stands at hockey game

River Hawk Homecoming

Mark your calendar for Homecoming 2017, Oct. 12 through 15. It’s an event-packed weekend filled with entertainment, family fun and opportunities to reunite with friends and classmates. Alumni, students, parents, faculty and staff, friends and the community are all invited.

Homecoming Highlights

  • Hawkey Way Homecoming Festival
  • Annual Jennifer’s 5K Fun Run/Walk
  • Athlete alumni celebrations 
  • Live music
  • Reunion celebrations for the Classes of 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007 and 2012 
  • Parent & family reunions
  • UMass Lowell Hockey vs. University of Nebraska-Omaha
For more information, email, or call 978-934-3140.

Hotel Accommodations

The UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, 50 Warren St., Lowell has provided a rate for guest rooms starting on Thursday, Oct. 12 for $119 per night. Rooms are limited. Register now by calling the hotel at 978-934-6920 on or before Sept. 28 to take advantage of the special rate.

Directions, Maps and Parking

Visit for a detailed list of parking locations.

On Saturday, Oct. 14, the city’s George A. Ayotte Parking Facility, located adjacent to the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell, will offer a $5 event parking rate until 3:30 p.m. After 3:30 p.m., the rate will increase to $10 for those arriving for evening activities.

George A. Ayotte Garage
One Post Office Square, Lowell

Homecoming Sponsors