Homecoming Events

2019 Events

Sunday, October 20th

   Paws Across Campus

4pm | Baugh Cafeteria

Come join your fellow Huskies and color the campus orange and blue! Organizations and individuals will decorate a window on campus to represent their organization & HBU Spirit. Windows will be judged and the best window will receive $100.  Sponsored by Student Programming Board
Meet at the Baugh– 4 pm!


Monday, October 21st

 Spirit Day Dress Up: Jersey Day

Wear your favorite team jersey!

 Homecoming Court Campaigning & Voting

11 am – 2 pm | Holcombe Mall

Come check out the candidates and place your vote for the 2019 Homecoming Court!

 Basketball Tournament

7:30 pm | Glasscock Gym
Join your fellow Huskies in a game of B-Ball!  Come and play or watch the festivities. Enjoy floats and snacks after and during the game! Sponsored by: African Student Association and Student Programming Board


Tuesday, October 22nd

 Spirit Day Dress Up: Camo Day

Let’s celebrate our troops by sporting our best camo!

 Mum Making

11 am – 1 pm | Holcombe Mall

Bring your best artistic skills and create a mum to pump us up for Homecoming!  We will bring the supplies, you bring your skills!  11 am- 1 pm in Holcombe Mall. Sponsored by Student Programming Board

 Homecoming Campaigning & Voting

11 am – 2 pm | Holcombe Mall

Come check out who you can vote for to be on the 2019 Homecoming Court! 11 am-2 pm Holcombe Mall. Last chance to vote!  Voting closes at 2 pm!

   Door Decorating Contest Judging

2 pm – 4 pm | HBU Campus Offices

Check out all the departments around campus that decorated their office doors for Homecoming! Judging will happen in the afternoon and the winning department will win $100 and recognition at Homecoming Convocation! For details, contact us.

 Husky Bingo

6:30 pm | McNair Hall

It’s no longer a game for just grandma!  Come out for a chance to win great prizes!  Everything from an Amazon Echo Dot to gift cards and more!  First 20 participants get a free gift!  Enjoy snacks, fun, and more! Sponsored by Student Programming Board

   Powder Puff Football 

8:30 pm | Husky Stadium

Ladies come on out and show us what you can do on the football field!  Guys come on out and cheer on our ladies as we play in a “league of our own.” Come for an exciting game!  Sponsored by: Campus Rec


Wednesday, October 23rd

 Spirit Day Dress Up: Class Colors

Come decked out in your class’ color:

Freshmen: Yellow
Sophomores: Orange
Juniors: Blue
Seniors: White

   Homecoming Convocation

11 am | Dunham Theater

Let’s worship together during Homecoming at our Homecoming Convocation! Find out who won paws across campus, the door decorating contest, and who will be on the 2019 Homecoming Court (Freshman-Junior and the Senior finalists). Senior King, Queen, Prince, & Princess will be announced at the football game on Saturday.

 Hump Night

7:08 pm | MDA Student Center

It’s going to be a party y’all!  Come ready to dance and make the room shake with your best moves! Sponsored by: Alpha Kappa Alpha & Student Programming Board


Thursday, October 24th

 Spirit Day Dress Up: Throwback

Come decked out in your favorite gear from the 80’s, 90’s or even the 00’s!

   Commuters & Cupcakes

10 am | Holcombe Mall

Are you a commuter student? Come by and grab a treat, just for you!  10 am in the Hinton Lobby. Sponsored by: Commuter Life

   Food Truck Thursday

11 am – 2 pm | Holcombe Mall

Delicious food brought here on campus! Pat’s Wings will be on campus! Grab a bite and hang out with your fellow Huskies! 11 am- 2 pm Holcombe Mall. Sponsored by: Student Programming Board

 Smash Bros. Tournament

6 pm | MDA Student Center

If you play the game, come out for a chance to win great prizes!  If you don’t play, come on out still and connect with other Huskies through board games, cards, or twister! Smash Bros. winner gets a 32” flat screen smart TV, more prizes too! Sponsored by: Student Programming Board

 Volleyball (Dig Pink)

6:30 pm  | Sharp Gym

Come support your lady Huskies! 6:30 pm Sharp Gym

 Verbal Winks Improv Show

9 pm  | Mabee Theater

Better than “Who’s Line is it Anyway” come enjoy an improv show put on by your very own Huskies! 9 pm in Mabee Theater $1 entry…. Money well spent! Sponsored by: Verbal Winks


Friday, October 25th

 Spirit Day Dress Up: HBU Spirit

Don’t forget to purchase an HBU Homecoming 2019 shirt from the bookstore- $10!  Sport your shirt or your favorite HBU gear!

   Spirit Day Campus Luncheon

11 am- 2 pm| Brown Quad

Come eat and have a spirited good time!  Don’t forget to wear your orange and blue!  Enjoy music, food, and give-a-ways!  Use your HBU meal plan or just pay for your lunch. *75 free commuter tickets first come, first serve in the Collegium starting at 10:45 am! Sponsored by: Student Programming Board & Aramark.

 Men’s Soccer Game

7 pm | Sorrells Field

Come support your Huskies! For more details visit the athletics website.

 Homecoming Dance

8 pm – 11:00 pm | McNair Hall

Dance the night away with your fellow Huskies!  Sponsored by: Residence Life 8pm-11pm McNair Hall


 Saturday, October 26th

 Husky Hustle- 5K Fun Run/Walk

Join in the race!  This 5K fun run/walk is sure to get you in the Homecoming Spirit!  Sponsored by: Alumni Association

   Homecoming Tailgate Block Party 

11 am- 1 pm | Main Parking Lot

Join the Student Programming Board as we tailgate Husky Block Party Style! Enjoy music, food, prizes, and more!

   Homecoming Football Game & Court Presentations

2 pm | Husky Stadium

Let’s end Homecoming with a WIN! Join your fellow Huskies at the Homecoming football game. During half-time come witness the crowning of your 2019 Homecoming King & Queen! Get your tickets for the Homecoming game.