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Homecoming Events

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    Come back and see us Oct. 17-20 at River Hawk Homecoming. Enjoy a weekend full of entertainment, reunions and family fun.
  • OCT
    17

    Homecoming kicks off with UMass Lowell’s 125th Anniversary Celebration! We started small, we worked hard and today we are one of the fastest-growing public research universities in the country. Join us in celebrating our accomplishments and this important milestone with entertainment, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, honors and awards. Limited tickets available. Tickets are $125 per person, $75 for young alumni (2009-2019).

    5:30 PM
  • OCT
    17

    Women's Soccer hosts the University of Vermont in an America East Conference match up at the Cushing Field Complex on North Campus.

    Tickets are $5 for adults, students/children are free.

    7:00 PM
  • OCT
    18

    River Hawk Rally is free and open to all UML students. We are #UnitedInBlue! Wear your River Hawk best and come out to help your fellow hockey fans kick off Homecoming Weekend. Enjoy food, lawn games and fun. Join us for the hockey game following the River Hawk Rally!

    4:00 PM
  • OCT
    18

    UMass Lowell Athletics welcomes four new members to the Athletic Hall of Fame during a celebratory dinner in Moloney Ballroom. By invite only.

    4:30 PM
  • OCT
    18

    Join your fellow wrestling alumni for the first ever Wrestling Reunion at the Tsongas Center and stay to cheer on the River Hawks!

    6:00 PM
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    Ice Hockey hosts Colgate University at the Tsongas Center. We reveal this year's design for "THE CAGE," the Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union Student Section and commemorate the event with T-shirts for the first 1,500 students courtesy of Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union. Join UMass Lowell for a celebration for every generation and River Hawk Homecoming - register online at www.uml.edu/homecoming and enjoy discounted tickets. 

    7:15 PM
  • OCT
    18

    This free, post-hockey late-night skate is open to students! Meet at the east side entrance after the game to participate.           

    For students - no RSVP needed

    9:30 PM
  • OCT
    19

    This USA Track and Field sanctioned 5k race is held in memory of track alumna Jennifer D'Amour ’98 and funds scholarships for the women's cross country and track and field teams. The certified course runs along both sides of the Merrimack River and major East Campus landmarks: Fox, Bourgeois and Leitch Halls. Online early bird registration is $20 and includes two River Hawk Hockey tickets. Race day registration is also available at the Tsongas Center between 8:30 and 9:30 a.m.; the race starts at 10 a.m. For 2019, the race will feature a three-person team competition. Awards are given to the top finishers in a variety of categories. 

    10:00 AM
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    19

    Gather with fellow alumni, friends and students to volunteer in Lowell for some local community organizations during Homecoming Weekend before heading over to River Hawk Way! Organizations include, House of Hope, Wish Project, Outdoor cleanups.  Organizations include the House of Hope and Wish Project. Also outdoor cleanups.  

    10:00 AM
  • OCT
    19

    Alumni of the UMass Lowell Men's Lacrosse team will take part their annual Alumni Game at the Green Field of the Cushing Field Complex on North Campus.

    11:00 AM
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    Join us outside the Tsongas Center before the hockey game. Enjoy a variety of food, drinks, live music, entertainment, novelties, crafts, face painting, games, prizes, sports zone, pony rides and a beer and wine bar. Open to the public. No RSVP needed.

    3:00 PM
  • OCT
    19

    Alumni who graduated in 2014, 2009, 2004, 1999, 1994, 1989, 1984, 1979 and 1974 (5th-45th Reunions) are invited to re-connect with their classmates, club mates and their alma mater during Homecoming Weekend. Alumni from academic clubs, EMS, Greek Life, Pride Alliance, Spectrum, GOALS, ASAO, LASA, CASA, TFC, Pair Up, SGA, Yearbook Committee, Res. Life, Transportation, Community Service organizations, and other clubs and organizations will also be recognized.    

    This is a free event, and all reunion alumni attendees will receive a special gift and refreshments. A cash bar will be available in the tent.

    3:00 PM
  • OCT
    19

    Hockey alumni are invited to celebrate the 40th anniversary of UMass Lowell winning the Division II NCAA Hockey Championship at this year's Riley Reunion.

    3:00 PM
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    19

    Men's Soccer hosts the University of New Hampshire in an America East Conference match up at the Cushing Field Complex on North Campus.

    Tickets are $5 for adults, children/students are free.

    4:00 PM
  • OCT
    19

    The True Blue Society celebrates UMass Lowell’s most loyal donors – alumni, parents and friends who have given a gift, at any level, in two or more consecutive years. This event is to engage these donors and thank them for their support.

    By invite only.

    5:00 PM
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    19

    Parents and families can relax, mingle and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar during a reception in the Talon Club at the Tsongas Center. Then, they will head to their nearby seating to cheer on the hockey team as they take on Colgate University.

    5:00 PM
  • OCT
    19

    Ice Hockey hosts Colgate in a non-conference two game weekend series at the Tsongas Center. Join UMass Lowell for a celebration for every generation and River Hawk Homecoming - register online at www.uml.edu/homecoming and enjoy discounted tickets. Don't miss River Hawk Way prior to the game! The first 1,000 fans in attendance will receive a 1979 Champions Jersey, courtesy of DCU.

    6:00 PM
  • OCT
    20

    Enjoy a friendly alumnae field hockey game, stay to watch a match against Holy Cross and then meet this year’s senior class.

    11:00 AM
  • OCT
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    Field Hockey hosts Holy Cross in a non-conference match up at Wicked Blue Field of the Cushing Field Complex on North Campus.

    This is a free event.

    1:00 PM
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    Stick around after the game and connect with fellow alumnae and meet this year's senior class during an intimate reception outside the field.

    3:00 PM