Homecoming 2021 Fall Celebration

All ticketed events require photo identification, proof of vaccination card or proof of negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of the event. Masks are required. 

University of Maryland Eastern Shore is continuing to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) and is committed to using all resources to keep students, parents, faculty, staff, and alumni abreast of the latest information regarding academic delivery, campus operations, and the disease. The University is also in constant communication with local and state health officials. The top priority is the safety of the UMES community.

We will continue to make decisions and provide information concerning Homecoming 2021 based on public health guidance and current conditions here and around the country.

SPRING HAS SPRUNG…..FALL IS BACK”

HAWKCOMING 2021

Sunday, November 7, 2021

Metropolitan United Methodist Church- Princess Anne, Maryland
Sponsored by Student Experience and the UMES National Alumni Association
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Monday, November 8, 2021

Lunchtime Fun
Sponsored by the Student Government, CAB and Student Experience
Student Services Center- Rotunda
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Cost: Free
Participants will have a chance to win prizes.

Homecoming Kickoff
Sponsored by the Student Government Association
Tawes Gymnasium
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
(Doors Open: 6:00 p.m./Doors Close: 10:00 p.m.)
Cost: Free (UMES Students Only)
Come and join in the fun as your favorite organizations, clubs and groups show off their talents!

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Community Service Event
Sponsored by the Student Government and Student Experience
TBA

Lunchtime Fun
Sponsored by the Student Government, CAB and Student Experience
Student Services Center- Rotunda
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Cost: Free
Participants will have a chance to win prizes.

 UMES Jeopardy
Arcade Zone w/ Laser Tag
Sponsored by the Student Government
Multi-purpose Room
7:00 p.m.—11:00 p.m.

Come to our arcade zone for a fun night and good music with all of your friends! Be sure to arrive early!

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Lunchtime Fun
Sponsored by the Student Government, CAB and Student Experience
Student Services Center- Rotunda
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Cost: Free
Participants will have a chance to win prizes.

Haus of Legacy Fashion Show
Sponsored by the Student Government Association and Student Experience
Ella Fitzgerald Theatre
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
(Doors Open: 6:30 p.m./Doors Close: 9:00 p.m.) 
Cost: $7.00
Tickets: https://umestickets.universitytickets.com/w/default.aspx

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Lunchtime Fun
Sponsored by the Student Government, CAB and Student Experience
Student Services Center- Rotunda
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Cost: Free
Participants will have a chance to win prizes.

UMES Homecoming Concert
Sponsored by the Student Government
William P. Hytche Athletic Center
7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
(Doors Open: 5:30 p.m./Doors Close: 11:00 p.m.) 
Cost:    $50.00 per person until November 05th
            $60.00 per person- week of Homecoming (November 7th)
Tickets: https://umestickets.universitytickets.com/w/event.aspx?id=1428&r=b54c9ab42dd64126b19c0057fd720fa8

Life Member and Class Reunion Gala
Sponsored by UMES National Alumni Association & Office of Alumni Engagement & Annual Giving
Student Services Center Ballroom
7:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.
https://umeshawkcoming.eventbrite.com

The National Alumni Association is particularly proud to host the 2021 awards gala, which honors and recognizes distinguished life members.  Please contact Teonna Wallop at umesnaa.membership@gmail.com or (202) 580-9029 to request an Award Nomination Form. All wishing to attend must register by November 3, 2021.

Friday, November 12, 2021

Alumni Central
Sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs and the UMES National Alumni Association
Student Services Center Rotunda
9:00 a.m. –  3:00 p.m.

Lunchtime Fun
Sponsored by the Student Government, CAB and Student Experience
Student Services Center- Rotunda
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Cost: Free
Participants will have a chance to win prizes.

Introducing the President’s Student Ambassadors Program; 
Conversations between UMES students and young alumni. 

Cost: Free
Theme: HAWK Mix and Mingle!
Richard A. Henson Center- Ballroom
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Homecoming Volleyball vs. Delaware State
2:00 p.m.
Cost: Admission is FREE
Sponsored by the Department of Athletics 
William P. Hytche Athletics Center
Main Arena – Doors open at Noon
Website: https://easternshorehawks.com/sports/womens-volleyball

President’s Welcome Back Reception
Sponsored by the President’s Office 
Richard A. Henson Center- Ballroom
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Presidential remarks at 4:00 p.m.
Join President Anderson and her team for a relaxing mix and mingle with light refreshments before the weekend kicks into high gear.

The UMES Homecoming Step Show and After Party
Sponsored by the National Pan-Hellenic Council, Student Experience, Student Government and Alumni Affairs
William P. Hytche Athletic Center
Step Show- 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. After Party- 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
(Doors Open: 7:00 p.m./Doors Close: 11:00 p.m.)
Cost: $10.00 UMES Students / $20.00 General Admission
Tickets: https://umestickets.universitytickets.com/w/default.aspx
Join us as we celebrate the history and tradition of our Greek-lettered and Fellowship organizations at this year’s step show as they showcase their talent, creativity and technical skill in the art of stepping as they compete for the title of Step Show Champion! Why go home? Stay and enjoy the after party!

Saturday, November 13, 2021

UMES National Alumni Association Annual Business Meeting
Brought to you by the National Alumni Association, and Office of Alumni Relations & Special Events
10:00 a.m – 11:45 a.m 
Student Services Center Theatre
Please contact Anshay Tull for any questions at umesnaa.specialevents@gmail.com
*Mask Required
https://umeshawkcoming.eventbrite.com

UMES Homecoming Tailgate
Sponsored by the Office of Student Experience and Student Government Association 
Tawes Parking Lot
10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Cost: Free to visit. Rental space cost TBA. Please bring your own Chairs.

Homecoming Basketball Game
Sponsored by the Department of Athletics 
William P. Hytche Athletics Center
Main Arena- Doors open at Noon
Women’s Basketball– 2:00 p.m./Men’s Basketball– 4:00 p.m.
(Doors Open: 12:00 p.m./Doors Close: 5:30 p.m.)
Cost: $25 (one cost for both games per person)
Tickets: https://umestickets.universitytickets.com/w/event.aspx?id=1410&r=7124befa0e904acbae1e9f37c6bbc382

“WELCOME TO THE UMES HOUSE PARTY!”

“Overtime!”
Sponsored by the Division of Institutional Advancement and co-hosted by the Graduate Student Government Association
Student Services Center- Ballroom
6:30 p.m. until 12 midnight
Must be 21 and older to enter
(Doors Open: 6:30 p.m./Doors Close: 10:30 p.m.)
Cost: $10 per person (price includes 2 free beverages)
Join us for some post-game action, featuring live DJs, hors d’ oeuvres and a cash bar immediately after the game, as we celebrate our HAWKS Homecoming Victory! Hosted by Graduate Student Government Association of UMES.
Proceeds to benefit the Student Aid Quasi-Endowment Fund for need based scholarships.
*Mask Required

“Level 2- Greek Hospitality”

Sponsored by the Office of Student Experience
Hawks Nest Tents near University Terrace Pavilion  
7:00 p.m. until 11 p.m.
Must be 21 and older to enter (ID required)
(Gates Open: 7:00 p.m./Close: 10:30 p.m.)
Cost: Free to visit. Contact Office of Student Engagement for rental space. (410) 651-6434
Connect with fellow Greeks and Fellowships for an evening of networking, socializing, and catching up on what’s happening at your Alma Mater


“Student House Party” (Students- Under 21)      
Sponsored by the Office of Student Experience and Student Government
Student Services Center- 1st Floor (Game Room and Café)
8:00 p.m. until 12 midnight
21 and younger crowd
(Doors Open: 7:30 p.m./Doors Close: 11:00 p.m.)
Cost: $15.00 UMES Students Only (Hawk Card only)
What’s Homecoming without a party? Join us for a night of dancing and music by one of the hottest DJs.


Hawk Alumni Mix & Mingle Kickback

Sponsored by the National Alumni Association
9:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m 
Henson Center
Must be 21 and older to enter
Please contact Anshay Tull for any questions at umesnaa.specialevents@gmail.com
*Mask Required
https://umeshawkcoming.eventbrite.com

Sunday, November 14, 2021

Worship Service
Sponsored by Student Experience and the UMES National Alumni Association
Student Services Center- Theater
11:00 a.m.

The Gold Rush
Brought to you by the Zenith Zeta Nu Chapter of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc. 
Henson Ballroom
A Day Party to celebrate 15 years of the Zenith Zeta Nu Chapter of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc. being on the campus of UMES
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tickets at zetanuiotas.eventbrite.com

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