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Student/Family Fun at Homecoming

Homecoming isn't just for alumni. Students and families, we have special events for you too.

Special Student and Family Events

River Hawk Rally, Campus Rec Center Turf, Friday, Oct. 13, 4-7 p.m.

We are #UnitedInBlue. Burgers will be provided, lawn games will be encouraged, University of Nebraska Omaha fans will be heckled. Wear your River Hawk best and come out to help your fellow fans kick off Homecoming Weekend. There will be food, fun, and free stuff! Hockey game following River Hawk Rally!

The Student Section will officially be named at the Friday night hockey game! Don’t miss this, one night only! FREE Super Fan shirts will be given out as part of this special night, first come first serve! Be the first to sit in the newly named student section, named by one of your fellow River Hawks! 

Hawkey Way, Outside Tsongas Center, Saturday, Oct. 14, 3-6 p.m. 

Bring your parents, your friends and your grandma to this year’s Hawkey Way! Today is about tradition and community. Join your fellow River Hawks current and alumni along with all of our family and friends as we celebrate River Hawk pride. Show those closest to you what it means to be #UnitedInBlue. Show your family around campus, play some games, eat fried dough, and end the day with us at the hockey game against University of Nebraska Omaha! 

Parent and Family Reception, Talon Room, Tsongas Center,  Saturday, Oct. 14, 6-7 p.m.

You’re invited to join us at the Parent and Family Reception during River Hawk Homecoming  from 6-7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14. During the reception, parents and family members of UMass Lowell students will be able to enjoy a variety of hors d’oeuvres as well as a cash bar. This is a great opportunity to mingle and relax in the beautiful Talon Club, located directly below the Pavilion in the Tsongas Arena. The ticket to the reception includes admission to the hockey game occurring immediately after. For more information, email