Homecoming 2019

Save the date!

Join us for an action- and spirit-packed schedule of Homecoming week activities January 22-26 that will be capped off by a bonfire, a band and back-to-back basketball games.

We’ve got something for everyone. Students will have a chance to compete for Chancellor’s Cup honors through a variety of events, including the creation of Homecoming “flats” and completion of an “AUMazing Race.” Alumni will be able to reconnect with former classmates and professors and show off their skills on the grill during game day tailgating.

TUESDAY, JAN. 22

9 A.M. | Taylor Center 221-223

Martin Luther King Reflections Breakfast

Join us in welcoming civil rights activist and leader Xernona Clayton, a colleague and friend of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King. The event is free and open to the public. Registration for the event will begin December 15. Email diversity@aum.edu to reserve your seat.

 

4 P.M. | Warhawk Alley

Homecoming Court Orientation and Head Shots

All Homecoming Court members must attend an informational about expectations and the week’s events.  

 

4:30 P.M. | AUMazing Bean Coffee Shop 

Chancellor’s Cup Event — Homecoming Week Kickoff Celebration

All teams competing for the Chancellor’s Cup will gather in the AUMazing Bean Coffee Shop area to receive competition details from the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership Programs. Refreshments will be served and the Homecoming Court will be introduced.

 

5 P.M. | All of campus

Homecoming Court campaigning begins

 

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23

Chancellor’s Cup Event - “Day of Service” at AUM

Our campus is beautiful and our grounds crew and janitorial staff work very hard to make campus as beautiful as it is. This competition allows all teams competing to join hands with our grounds crew and janitorial staff to “Give Back” in the effort to keep campus beautiful. Students, faculty, staff or alumni not involved with a Chancellor’s Cup team are invited to participate as well. Check in at Warhawk Alley to take part in the activity.

 

Chancellor’s Cup Event - Warhawk Workshop “Flat Building”

This is the inaugural year of AUM Homecoming Flat Building. Flats are structures built from wood frames and chicken wire, which can be decorated to capture the excitement and spirit of AUM Homecoming. The flats will be displayed in the Quad.

 

THURSDAY, JAN. 24

8 A.M. – 11:59 P.M. | Homecoming Court voting (via MyAUM)

8 A.M. – 5 P.M. | Homecoming Flat building

12 P.M.-12:45 P.M. | AUM Gym

Chancellor’s Cup Event – AUMazing Race

Have you ever seen the TV Show “Amazing Race?” This event is very similar and offers teams the chance to showcase their knowledge of AUM history, spirit and traditions and compete in academic challenges while racing against time. Team costumes are encouraged.

 

FRIDAY, JAN. 25

8 A.M. – 12 P.M. | Homecoming Flat Building

1 P.M. | Homecoming Flat Judging

 

6:30-9:30 P.M. | Ida Belle Young Library Tower, 10th floor

Alumni Homecoming Celebration

Alumni – join the AUM Alumni Association for the annual homecoming celebration with heavy hors d’oeuvres and fireworks. Please RSVP by Feb. 17 at alumni@aum.edu or 334-244-3369. Invitation only.

 

6-10 P.M. | Behind Ida Belle Young Library Tower

Chancellor’s Cup Event - SGA Bonfire and Athletic Pep Rally 

Join the AUM Student Government Association as it brings the Warhawk Nation together for the annual pep-rally and concert. All teams competing will earn points for each team member that is in attendance and dressed in AUM spirited attire. Additional points will be given to the team that wins the week’s spirit award. This event is fun for all ages.   

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 26

8 A.M.-7 P.M. | QUAD / Front Entrance of Gym

Homecoming Tailgate

A community gathering before the Men’s and Women’s Basketball games where students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends, and neighbors can bond and whip up some Warhawk spirit. AUM family and friends can bring their tents, chairs, picnic baskets, camp stoves, and coolers (non-alcoholic beverages only) and join the fun. Stay for the games and homecoming court presentation. Questions? Please contact studentinvolvement@aum.edu.

 

2-4 P.M. AUM Athletics Complex

Homecoming Basketball Game (Women) vs. Valdosta State University

  • Homecoming Court Presentation
  • Chancellor’s Cup Presentation

 

4-6 P.M. | AUM Athletics Complex

Homecoming Basketball Game (Men) vs. Valdosta State University