Registration
Friday, October 18
9am - 8pm
Sadler Center, York and James Rooms

Staff will be available to answer any questions and take on-site registrations.

    Omicron Delta Kappa Homecoming Initiation Ceremony
    Friday, October 18
    10am
    Wren Chapel

    Join in on the Initiation Ceremony of alumni and honorary inductees.

      Sandy Kelly Tennis Open Play
      Friday, October 18
      10am - 2pm
      Millie West Tennis Facility

      Enjoy some fresh air on the courts on Friday morning! The tennis courts (located by the student recreation center and Kaplan Arena) are open for all alumni to enjoy. Please bring your own water and equipment. Cohosted by Campus Recreation.

        Olde Guarde Brunch
        Friday, October 18
        10:30am - 12:30pm
        Sadler Center, Chesapeake ABC

        Join your fellow Olde Guarde members for food and fellowship. The morning will start with a Bloody Mary and mimosa reception, followed by lunch and a guest speaker.

        Dr. Frank Cha's "Community Matters: Grassroots Activism & Vietnamese Americans in the US Gulf South"
        Friday, October 18
        12pm - 1pm
        Morton Hall, Room 140

        Dr. Frank Cha received his Ph.D. in American Studies from William & Mary. This talk traces the emergence of Vietnamese American communities in Louisiana and Mississippi and their growing wave of social and environmental activism.

        English Alumnae Career Panel and Reception
        Friday, October 18
        1:30pm - 3:30pm
        Tucker Hall, Lobby

        Please join English Department alumni, faculty, students, and staff for a reception and panel discussion of careers for English graduates.

        Dan Sayers: "Creating Home: African and Native American Resistance Communities of the Dismal Swamp"
        Friday, October 18
        2pm - 3:30pm
        Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

        Join the W&M Anthropology Department this Homecoming Weekend as Dr. Daniel O. Sayers, Chair of the Department of Anthropology at American University, presents "Creating Home: African and Native American Resistance Communities of the Great Dismal Swamp." 

        Visual Storytelling Master Class
        Friday, October 18
        2pm - 3:30pm
        Swem Library, Ford Classroom, Ground Floor

        Carter Higgins '00, Emmy-winning artist and children's book author, will lead a master class on visual storytelling from motion graphics to picture books.

        Rock Climbing Club Reunion
        Friday, October 18
        2pm - 6pm
        206 Harrison Ave, Williamsburg, VA 23185

        Cook out and hang out with past and present members of club rock climbing!

        Homecoming Academic Showcase
        Friday, October 18
        2:30pm - 4pm
        Cohen Career Center, Presentation Room

        Hear from dynamic student and faculty duos about cutting-edge research and programming at William & Mary.

          Tribe Talks
          Friday, October 18
          2:30pm - 4pm
          Zable Stadium at Cary Field, Hospitality Suite

          What does the future look like for William & Mary Athletics?

          Philosophy Department Homecoming Reception
          Friday, October 18
          3pm - 4:30pm
          James Blair Hall, Room 127

          Philosophy Department alums are cordially invited to our Homecoming reception on Friday, October 18th, 2019, from 3 to 4:30 pm n the Frank MacDonald Library.

          Day for Prospective Students
          Friday, October 18
          3pm - 6pm
          School of Education, Matoaka Woods
          Thinking of Graduate School? Then experience William & Mary. Visit the campus, meet faculty, current students and alumni. Discover why you should pursue your graduate degree with us.
          Careers for Russian Studies Majors and Emerging Threats in Cybercrime Arena
          Friday, October 18
          3:30pm
          Blow Memorial Hall, Room 333

          The public lecture by Danny Wysong '07 will discuss how his expertise in Russian language and culture opened up for him unexpected career paths in both the public and private sector.

            Queer Work, Oral History, and Civilian Access: Anne Balay presents the 2019 Boswell Lecture
            Friday, October 18
            3:30pm
            Tucker Hall, 127A (Auditorium)

            "I tell stories about my work with queer steelworkers, truckers, and whores that unpack what queerness means in these places and times."

            Reunion Parade Watches
            Friday, October 18
            4pm - 5:30pm
            Various Locations

            The Homecoming Parade begins on Prince George Street and proceeds down Richmond Road. Find your reunion watch site.

              Homecoming Parade
              Friday, October 18
              4:30pm - 5:15pm
              Richmond Road

              Don't miss this traditional Homecoming event. Participate in the fun or join your friends to watch the creativity presented by students, alumni and more!

              Hispanic Studies Homecoming Choripaneada
              Friday, October 18
              5:30pm - 7:30pm
              Casa Hispánica/ Hispanic House; Randolph Complex BBQ area

              Join the vibrant Hispanic Studies community; (re-)connect with old classmates and faculty, and meet current students and friends. 

              I-MIC 2019
              Friday, October 18
              6pm
              Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

              I-MIC 2019: Featuring Award-Winning poet and physician Irène Mathieu '09, W&M student poets, and the Russian Music Ensemble

              Sunset Ceremony
              Friday, October 18
              6pm - 7pm
              Wren Courtyard

              In the courtyard of the Wren Building, we honor alumni, faculty and friends of the university who passed in the last year. In the event of severe weather, the ceremony will be moved to Commonwealth Auditorium. 

              I-Mic 2019
              Friday, October 18
              6pm - 7:30pm
              Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201

              I-MIC 2019 will feature award-winning poet and physician Irène Mathieu '09, W&M student poets, and the Russian Music Ensemble. 

                Phi Beta Kappa Open House
                Friday, October 18
                6pm - 7:30pm
                Swem Library, Brown Board Room, 3rd Floor of Swem Library

                PBK members and their families are welcome to visit our temporary "Apollo Room," the Brown Board Room of Swem Library, to enjoy PBK's traditional sherry and other light refreshments and hear about plans for Alpha Chapter's future!

                  "How to Avoid Becoming a Zombie," a Self-Care Presentation by Mark Young
                  Friday, October 18
                  6pm - 8pm
                  School of Education, Holly Room

                  Mark Young, Professor Emeritus at University of Central Florida, will be presenting on self-care in a talk titled, "How to Avoid Becoming a Zombie."  In addition, alumni and students will be given the chance to network and mingle.

                  Center for Student Diversity Homecoming Block Party
                  Friday, October 18
                  6pm - 8pm
                  Campus Center, Room 159

                  Join the Center for Student Diversity for a welcome back to campus block party. 

                  1959 60th Reunion Dinner
                  Friday, October 18
                  6:30pm - 9pm
                  WindsorMeade of Williamsburg, 3900 Windsor Hall Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23188

                  Join classmates from the Class of 1959 to celebrate 60 years.

                  Coffeehouse with Ryan O'Quinn
                  Friday, October 18
                  7pm - 8pm
                  William and Mary Baptist Collegiate Ministries House, 244 S. Boundary Street, Williamsburg, VA

                  Enjoy an evening of music, poetry, and skits, hosted by actor Ryan O'Quinn ('94), who will be available afterwards for Q&A about his movie career.

                    1964 55th Reunion Reception
                    Friday, October 18
                    7pm - 9pm
                    Home of Don & Susie Beck

                    The Class of 1964 invites classmates to the join them at the home of Don and Susie Beck for a reunion reception and socializing. This will be a chance to catch up with friends and hear what everyone has been up to since the 50th.

                    Virginia Uncorked
                    Friday, October 18
                    7pm - 11pm
                    Sunken Garden

                    Gather with friends on the Sunken Garden to sample the best of Virginia beer, wine and spirits.

                    AMP / Homecoming Comedian: Trevor Wallace
                    Friday, October 18
                    8pm - 10pm
                    Sadler Center, Chesapeake ABC
                    Salsa Club Alumni Dance
                    Friday, October 18
                    8pm - 10pm
                    Martha Wren Briggs Amphitheatre at Lake Matoaka
                    Salsa Club hosts a dance under the stars for current and returning salseros

                    Ongoing Events

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                    Homecoming & Reunion Weekend
                    Thursday, October 17 - Sunday, October 20
                    Various locations throughout campus

                    This Homecoming & Reunion Weekend, come home and show your pride your way. Each year features new programming and old favorites, including annual signature events like the Homecoming Parade, Virginia Uncorked and the Saturday Night Bash.