Homecoming Weekend:
#TheBlueout

October 8-10, 2021

Homecoming means catching up with old friends and reliving great memories. But it’s so much more than that too. It’s a chance to learn about University of New Haven’s world-changing work, to explore our ever-changing campus and to reconnect with affinity groups, clubs, and fellow alumni.

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If you have any questions regarding Homecoming, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@newhaven.edu.

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 8
  • All day on social media | Homecoming Virtual Kickoff

    No matter where you live, help us kick off Homecoming Weekend! Let us know where you are checking in from and show your Charger Pride!

    Facebook | Instagram

  • All weekend on social media | Chargers V5k

    All Chargers are invited to participate in the virtual 5k during Homecoming! Do your course at a time convenient for you and share a pic, or your run time, on social!

    Facebook | Instagram

  • 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Alumni Day at the Career Development Center

    Stop by the Career Development Center to learn more about the resources available to alumni, including workshops, LinkedIn profile tips, and more! You can also discuss options for your organization to connect with current students, hire interns, and recruit on campus. There are also opportunities to speak on campus and participate in a career panels.

    Location: Bartels Student Activity Center
    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT
    Directions
    Parking will be available at Maxcy Hall and the Beckerman Rec Center.

  • 9 and 10 a.m. | Campus Tours

    Enjoy a tour of the University of New Haven and learn about all the latest developments on campus!

    Location: Anemone and Steven Kaplan Hall (formerly Bayer Hall)
    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT
    Directions
    Parking will be available at Maxcy Hall and the Beckerman Rec Center.

  • 6 - 8 p.m. | Charge Home: Charger Huddle and Homecoming Weekend Kickoff Celebration

    Kick-off Homecoming Weekend at The Trinity Bar in New Haven! Raise a glass and reconnect with fellow alumni, former student-athletes, coaches, faculty and staff! Admission is open for all and includes two drink tickets, appetizers, and a University of New Haven giveaway. We will be celebrating the classes of 2021, 2020, 2016 and 2011. Charge Home and start the weekend off right with your friends and your alma mater!

    Location: The Trinity Bar, 157 Orange St, New Haven, CT
    Directions

    Parking will be available at the following nearby garages:

    360 State Street Garage - 360 State Street (0.10 miles away)

    Orange/Elm Lot - 32 Elm Street (0.12 miles away)

    State/Chapel Lot - 253 State Street (0.13 miles away)

    State Street Garage - 270 State Street (0.18 miles away)

Saturday, October 9
  • 9 a.m. | Centennial Class Commencement Celebration

    We are very excited to welcome the Class of 2020 to a very special Commencement Ceremony that will take place as part of Homecoming. We look forward to creating the Commencement experience that you richly deserve. Each graduate is asked to bring their regalia and will be permitted two guest tickets.

    Location: University of New Haven
    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT
    Directions

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  • 9 and 10 a.m. | Campus Tours

    Enjoy a tour of the University of New Haven and learn about all the latest developments on campus!

    Location: Anemone and Steven Kaplan Hall (formerly Bayer Hall)
    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT
    Directions
    Parking will be available at Maxcy Hall and the Beckerman Rec Center.

  • 9 - 11 a.m. | WNHU Open House

    Tour the Lois Evalyn Bergami Broadcast Media Center, home of WNHU, and record your very own station ID! Light refreshments will be available.

    Location: Lois Evalyn Bergami Broadcast Media Center
    46 Ruden Street, West Haven, CT

    Directions

  • 10 - 11:30 a.m. | Myatt Center for Diversity and Inclusion Open House

    Join us for a live and virtual tour of the Myatt Center for Diversity and Inclusion. Enjoy light refreshments, meet the staff, network with alumni, and learn about the future plans of the Myatt Center! All members of the University community are welcome and encouraged to stop by!

    Location: Myatt Center for Diversity and Inclusion
    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT
    Directions
    Parking will be available at Maxcy Hall and the Beckerman Rec Center.

  • 10 a.m. | Softball Alumni Game

    Calling all former women’s softball players! Join in a friendly alumni game against your former teammates and members of the current team. Women’s softball alumni will play at the softball field on Saturday at 10 a.m.

    RSVP to Andy Beardsley, abeardsley@newhaven.edu

    Location: New Haven Softball Field
    North Campus

    Directions
    Parking with be available in the Athletic Complex parking lot at North Campus.

  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | The 12th Annual Football Alumni Reunion

    Join us for the 12th Annual Football Alumni Reunion at Homecoming Weekend! The day begins at 11 a.m. with a private football alumni tailgate party on North Campus. At 1 p.m., watch as the University of New Haven Chargers take on Saint Anselm from your reserved seat in DellaCamera Stadium.

    Location: North Campus
    Directions

    Parking: The Athletic Complex Parking Lot offers general and handicap parking free of charge on a first-come, first-serve basis. Once this lot is at capacity, overflow parking is available in other University lots.

  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Alumni Tailgate Party

    Come celebrate Homecoming 2021: #TheBlueout at the Alumni Tailgate Party! Celebrate your alma mater with friends and family and enjoy a tailgate-style buffet, beer, wine and other refreshments, entertainment, a Chargers giveaway and a ticket to the big game! We will also be celebrating the classes of 1971, 1996, 2001 and 2006.

    Location: North Campus
    Directions

    Parking: The Athletic Complex Parking Lot offers general and handicap parking free of charge on a first-come, first-serve basis. Once this lot is at capacity, overflow parking is available in other University lots.

  • 1 p.m. | New Haven Chargers vs. Saint Anselm

    Come show your school pride and cheer on the University of New Haven Chargers football team as they take on Saint Anselm!

    Location: Ralph DellaCamera Stadium
    Directions

    Parking: The Athletic Complex Parking Lot offers general and handicap parking free of charge on a first-come, first-serve basis. Once this lot is at capacity, overflow parking is available in other University lots.

Sunday, October 10
  • 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. | Charger Alumni Brunch

    Enjoy a light brunch to-go and join in on a campus tour!

    Location: German Club Pavilion
    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT
    Directions
    Parking will be available at Maxcy Hall and the Beckerman Rec Center.

  • 10 and 11 a.m. | Campus Tours

    Enjoy a tour of the University of New Haven and learn about all the latest developments on campus!

    Location: Anemone and Steven Kaplan Hall (formerly Bayer Hall)
    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT
    Directions
    Parking will be available at Maxcy Hall and the Beckerman Rec Center.

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