Homecoming 2017 Tentative Schedule of Events
Check back often for updated details.
We look forward to seeing you on campus in November.
Friday, Nov. 3, 2017
Alumni Career Speakers Series
Our annual Alumni Career Speakers Series returns in 2017 with new speakers in Business, Engineering, Great Books, and Health Sciences. Stay tuned for more details on our speakers and locations.
National Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting
This event is by invitation only. For more information, contact Jill Kinsella: email@example.com; (478) 301-2717.
Undergraduate Class of 1967 Golden Anniversary Reception and Dinner
All members of the undergraduate class of 1967 are invited to celebrate your 50th anniversary with your classmates, former professors, and current faculty and staff. Invitees will also receive printed invitations and registration forms by mail. For more information, contact Sharon Lim Harle: firstname.lastname@example.org; (678) 547-6420.
Alumni Awards Reception and Dinner
Our Third Annual Alumni Awards Dinner will honor this year's Athletic Hall of Fame inductees, Chapter Leader Award winners, Greek Challenge winners, and recipients of the Alumni by Choice, Meritorious Service, Distinguished Alumnus, and Young Alumnus awards. Pre-registration is required; reception begins at 6:00 pm, and dinner and program begin promptly at 6:30 pm. For more information, contact Jill Kinsella: email@example.com; (478) 301-2717.
Macon Mercer Mixer
After the Homecoming Pep Rally on Cruz Plaza, join your friends in Macon for the Macon Mercer Mixer! Purchase a commemorative Homecoming 2017 wristband here for free entry, food and drink specials at participating establishments downtown and surrounding Mercer (Mercer Village and Mercer Landing). A full list of participating establishments will be available at wristband pick-up. A complimentary trolley will run between campus and downtown Macon between 9pm and 1am for all who purchase a wristband.
Wristbands are $10 if purchased online by October 25, $15 on the day of the event. Pick up your wristband at Homecoming Headquarters located in the University Center between 12pm and 6pm on November 3, or on Cruz Plaza between 6pm and 9pm.
Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017
Throwback Tailgate for All Alumni
Don your favorite duds from back in the day, and join Bears of all ages for a decades-themed tailgate! We'll celebrate our Anniversary Classes of 1977, 1987, 1992, 1997, and 2007 with a gift and the styles we rocked as students, but be sure to stop by even if you aren't in one of those class years. We'll have a photographer on hand to take your picture and commemorate your throwback style.
Reserved Tailgating Packages
Golf Cart Tours of Campus for the Class of 1967 and Half Century Club Members
This event is by invitation only.
Half Century Club Luncheon
This event is by invitation only for our alumni who graduated from an undergraduate program 50 or more years ago. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, alumni and one guest attend free. A registration fee of $25 applies to each additional guest. Invitees will also receive printed invitations and registration forms by mail. For more information, contact Sharon Lim Harle: firstname.lastname@example.org; (678) 547-6420.
Football vs. Samford
Tickets must be purchased through Mercer Ticket Sales and are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Game time and ticket on-sale date will be announced this summer.