Welcome to Homecoming 2017!

October 2–7, Monday–Saturday

Wildcats from all over are invited to enjoy the week-long celebrations showcasing their green and white spirit! Mark your calendar to come back to WilmU October 2-7 for events that are guaranteed to be unforgettable. Check out all of the events that we have planned for you.

Tailgating spots are limited! Register today!

Get your Homecoming gear at the Campus Store!

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Homecoming Events are open to all WilmU students, friends, alumni, faculty and staff.

Homecoming Kick-off Party


4:00 – 6:00 PM

Pratt Student Center, New Castle Campus

Celebrate the beginning of Homecoming Week with food and friendly competitions — like corn hole and ping-pong — to win some amazing prizes.

Free Event
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Ice Cream Social


12:00 – 1:30 PM

Pratt Student Center, New Castle Campus

Take a study break by creating an ice cream sundae big enough to satisfy your Wildcat sweet tooth! You’ll also be able to meet members of many clubs and organizations to find out how you can get more involved at WilmU.

Free Event
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Wildcat Mixer


5:30 – 7:30 PM

Iron Hill Brewery, 620 Justison St., Wilmington, DE 19801

Take a night off to enjoy delicious food, beverages* , prizes and great conversation at Iron Hill Brewery.

Cash bar* will be available.

Free Event
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WilmU Idol


12:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Pratt Student Center, New Castle Campus

Embrace the star that you are by singing your favorite songs either solo or with friends in this vocal competition to win some fabulous prizes.

Free Event
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Game Day Festivities


9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Wilmington University Athletics Complex

Get ready to see the Wilmington University Wildcats face-off against their toughest competitors. Wear your green and white gear to cheer the Wildcats on to three victories!

See below to reserve your tailgating spot by Wednesday, October 4, 2017.
Not interested in reserving a tailgating space? Additional parking information.

Festivities will include:
    • Tailgating — B.Y.O.B.
    • Food Truck Alley
    • Family Fun Zone

9:00 AM Tailgating opens
10:00 AM Alumni Soccer Game
11:00 AM Women’s Volleyball vs. Bloomfield College
12:00 PM Tailgate decorating contest winners announced
12:30 PM Womens’s Soccer vs. Dominican College
3:00 PM Men’s Soccer vs. Dominican College
6:00 PM Tailgating closes

WilmU’s very own six-time National Champion cheerleading team will perform throughout the day.
The 2007 men’s soccer CACC championship team will be honored.

*Must be 21+ with valid state ID to drink.
Your fellow Wildcats at Wilmington University remind you to please drink responsibly.

Wilmington University assumes no responsibility for and prohibits alcohol intoxication (regardless of age); the unauthorized possession, use, consumption, or sale of alcohol; and driving while impaired due to alcohol consumption.

Giving Back

Homecoming is a great time to make a gift to Wilmington University in honor of your invaluable experiences as a student. A gift to the Annual Fund helps the next generation of Wildcats—our current students. Become a part of history by joining your classmates, teammates and friends to make a gift to the Annual Fund. Every donation counts—it’s not how much you give, it’s that you give. Visit wilmu.edu/AnnualFund to donate and learn more.

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100% of donations go toward student scholarships and are tax-deductible.