Student Activities & Involvement

Homecoming & Family Weekend

Homecoming & Family Weekend 2018 will be Friday, October 12th- Sunday, October 14th.

 

 The University of Southern Maine invites you to Homecoming & Family Weekend.  Alumni, students, friends and families are welcome to enjoy athletic conference games and Alumni games, an old fashioned band concert, family entertainment, a Casino Night, and Octoberfest-a Fall celebration with food trucks, novelty activities, and much more.

 

FRIDAY, October 12th

Schedule of Events

11:45 AM: Guest Speaker: Chris Matthews from Hardball - Hannaford Hall (Portland)

    • Save your seat for  Chris Matthews from "Hardball." You must RSVP in order to attend.

8:00 PM: Family & Friends Trivia Night -  Lower Brooks (Gorham)

    • Come join Family, Friends, and Alumni in playing trivia for a chance to win some amazing prizes and USM Swag! Bring a team or
      come and join a team! (Free Admission to all Students, Family, Friends, and Alumni)

SATURDAY, October 13th

Dining Hours

Continental Dining Service in Brooks Dining Hall from 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Lunch Service at the Athletics BBQ Celebration from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    • Meal Plans, Husky Bucks, Cash Accepted  *This is the only lunch for Dining Service Meal Plans on campus at this time*

Alternative Lunch Meal Option:  BBQ by Sodexo from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM - On the Green at Corthell Hall (Gorham)

    • Cash Only

Dining Service in Brooks Dining Hall from 2:00 PM - 6:30 PM

 

Schedule of Events

10:00 AM: Doughnuts with the Dean: Student Affairs Panel: Dean, Res Life, Student Activities - President's House (Gorham)

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: RA Alumni Brunch PDR/FDR Room in Upper Books (Gorham)

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Piano Master Class with Inon Barnatan, a Collaboration with Portland Ovations: Corthell Concert Hall (Gorham)

    • Free Admission (tickets not required), Open to Public

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM: Athletics BBQ Celebration - USM Softball Stadium & Flaherty Field Picnic Area (Gorham) 

    • Meal Plans, Husky Bucks, Cash Accepted  *This is the only lunch for Dining Service Meal Plans on campus at this time*

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Residential Life Hall Tours & Social (Res Halls)

12:00 PM: USM Women's Soccer hosting UMASS Dartmouth -Hannaford Field (Gorham)

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM: BBQ by Sodexo - On the Green at Corthell Hall (Gorham)

    • Cash Only

1:00 PM: Old-Fashioned Outdoor Band Concert - On the Green at Corthell Hall (Gorham)

    • Featuring the USM Concert Band, Jackie Townsend, conductor

1:00 - 4:00 PM: Open Games inside Lower Brooks and outside Upton/Hastings (Gorham)

    • Foosball, pool, ping-pong, and board games (inside), and Kan-jam, cornhole, volleyball, basketball (outside)

2:00 PM: Softball Alumni vs Alumni Game - USM Softball Stadium (Gorham)

3:00 PM: USM Women's Field Hockey hosting Westfield State -Hannaford Field (Gorham)

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Athletic Alumni Social- USM Ice Irena; Alumni Reception Center (Gorham)

    • Guest Speaker and Book Signing: Featuring Mike McGraw of "One Goal" by Amy Bass

5:00 PM: Men’s Basketball Alumni vs Alumni Game - HIll Gymnasium (Gorham)

5:00 PM: Women's Lacrosse Alumni vs Alumni Game - Hannaford Field (Gorham)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Intercultural Student Engagement Alumni Social - Student Diversity Center (202 Upper Brooks, Gorham)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Greek Life Alumni Social - PDR/FDR Room in Upper Books (Gorham)

6:00 PM: Men’s Ice Hockey Blue vs White Scrimmage - USM Ice Arena (Gorham)

6:00 PM: Men's Lacrosse vs Alumni Game - Hannaford Field (Gorham)

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM: Las Vegas-themed Festival: Casino Night - Lower Brooks (Gorham)

    • Come join Family, Friends, and Alumni in playing your favorite casino games of Craps, Roulette, BlackJack, and Poker and enjoy a fun night of entertainment!
      (Free Admission to all Students, Family, Friends, and Alumni)

SUNDAY, October 14th

Dining Hours

Continental Dining Service in Brooks Dining Hall from 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

President's Brunch in Brooks Dining Hall from 10:0 AM - 12:00 PM

Dining Service in Brooks Dining Hall from 2:00 PM - 6:30 PM

 

Schedule of Events

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: President's Brunch - Brooks Dining Hall (Gorham)

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM: USM Octoberfest - Hodgden's Field (Gorham)

  • Petting Zoo, Food Trucks, Farmers Market, Pumpkin Painting, Caricatures & Balloon Artist, and much more!
    (Free Admission to all Students, Family, Friends, and Alumni)

 For more information, email David Lewis at David.Lewis@maine.edu 

 

**Please Note: The University of Southern Maine will be updating all events, starting times, and locations as needed.  All events are fully accessible.  If you require a special accommodation, please contact the University so that we may properly address your request. Additionally, if you have dietary restrictions, please let us know no less than 3 days before the event.