SCHEDULE

SUNDAY

11:00 AM

HOMECOMING WORSHIP SERVICE

B.N. Duke Auditorium
The Eagle family invites you to kick off the Ultimate Homecoming Experience with worship. Keynote speaker is Rev. Diane A. Bogues. Admission is free.

12:30 PM

HOMECOMING SOUL FOOD DINNER

W. G. Pearson Dining Hall
Come for the worship and stay for the food. Students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends are invited to join us for a Sunday Soul Food Dinner. Join the NCCU homecoming feast and meet up with friends and family. Meals are $10 (meal plan, cash and cards accepted).

12:30 PM – 4:00 PM

FOOD FOR THE SOUL COMMUNITY SERVICE

Walker Complex
Join the Eagle family for an afternoon dedicated to service. All are welcome to participate in a meal packaging experience that will benefit the Durham community.

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

PAINT THE TOWN MAROON AND GRAY

Campus and various Durham City locations
Join NCCU students, alumni and friends as we paint the campus and town maroon and gray.

4:30 PM Doors Open at 4:00PM

THE ULTIMATE GOSPEL CONCERT

McDougald-McLendon Arena
The Eagles are gearing up for the Gospel Concert of the year, featuring Tasha Cobbs, Deon Kipping and comedian host Marcus D. Wiley. Special performances by NCCU’s Worship Praise Inspirational Mass Choir and Gospel Mime Artist Fred Jones. Tickets: $10 Students (advance); General Admission $12 (advance), $20 (at the door).
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MONDAY

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

DAY WITH THE EAGLES

McDougald-McLendon Arena and A.E. Student Union
Join Mister and Miss NCCU as they host the Ultimate Eagle Recruitment Experience. NCCU will open its campus to high school students from around the state. This is the day we will show off our Eagle Pride and give our student visitors a taste of NCCU life!

7:00 PM (Doors Open, 6:00 PM)

CHOIR BALL

B. N. Duke Auditorium
The Choir Ball will showcase the mega talent of NCCU’s University choir, featuring students singing R&B, gospel and contemporary music. Tickets: $5 Students, $8 General Admission. Doors open at 6 p.m.
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TUESDAY

10:40 AM

THE ULTIMATE 10:40 BREAK & STUDENT ENTREPRENEUR FAIR

Library Bowl
Eagle traditions at NCCU continue at the Ultimate 10:40 Break with a new twist: Student entrepreneurs will showcase their goods and services. Winners of the Residence Hall Decorating and Office Decorating Contest will also be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

THE CHANCELLOR’S FACULTY/STAFF HOMECOMING APPRECIATION AND CELEBRATION RECEPTION

A.E. Student Union
NCCU’s Chancellor hosts the annual Faculty/Staff Homecoming Appreciation and Celebration Reception with a Lucky Eagle Casino experience. Join the NCCU family for an evening of fun, fellowship and toast to the Ultimate Homecoming.

6:00 PM

MOCK FUNERAL – SAVANNAH STATE MASCOT BURIAL

McDougald-McLendon Arena
The NCCU Eagles will set the stage for the Tiger massacre. Join us for a mock funeral for the Savannah State Tiger. Hosted by Student Activities Board and Theatre Department.

9:00 PM – 12:00 AM

LATE-NIGHT BREAKFAST

Walker Complex
The tradition continues with the annual late night breakfast and homecoming celebration. Join NCCU Eagles for a night of food, fun and music by DJ Double J. (Cash and Meal Plans accepted).

WEDNESDAY

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

THE POWER OF READING

Various area elementary schools
Join NCCU faculty and staff as they spend the day reading to local elementary school students. We are Truth and Service!

 

11:30 AM – 2:00 PM

IT’S ALL ABOUT ROYALTY

W.G. Pearson Dining Hall
Meet the Royal Court, receive the “royal” treatment and become a King or Queen for the day.

 

7:00 PM

MISTER AND MISS NCCU CORONATION AND BALL

McDougald-McLendon Arena
It will be a Winter Wonderland at NCCU! You are invited to the official crowning of the 2016-17 Mister and Miss NCCU and the royal walk of the Royal Court and organization Kings and Queens. The NCCU Alumni Association will introduce the 2016 Mister and Miss Alumni. The coronation ball will follow immediately after.

THURSDAY

9:25 AM – 10:30 AM

LEGACY EAGLE TALK

A.E. Student Union, Room 146

So You Want to Become an Entrepreneur? Featuring YC Broadie – CEO/Founder of BlendJuice Boutique. Come learn how this dynamic alum started a successful juicing business out the trunk of her car! YC currently owns BlendJuice Boutique in Burlington, NC and has forged great partnerships to become the successful entrepreneur that she is today. Hosted by the Office of Career Services and Outreach and the Office of Alumni Relations. Event is free and open to students and alumni.

10:40 AM BREAK

OLD SCHOOL THROWBACK THURSDAY AND GREEK STROLL OFF

Library Bowl
Come out for the throwback music and see your favorite “old schoolers” in the Greek Stroll Off. Free and open to all.

3:00 PM – 9:00 PM

EAGLE STREET FESTIVAL AND K97.5 FM LIVE BROADCAST

Brant Street Plaza
The Ultimate Homecoming Experience gets even better! It’s almost game day. Join NCCU for an afternoon of fun featuring contests, on-air interviews, pep rally, live band, inflatables, and more. Get your official Homecoming T-shirt! Hosted by Brian Dawson from K97.5 FM.

11:00 PM – 2:00 AM

STOP LIGHT! TENT PARTY

Outdoor Recreational Complex
NCCU will host its first Stop Light party featuring DJ Be Owt. The colors will determine the tempo of the party. Tickets: $7 Students, $10 General Admission in advance, $15 at the door.
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FRIDAY

9:00 AM

FOUNDER’S DAY AND SOCIETY OF THE CLASS OF 1966 INDUCTION

McDougald-McLendon Arena
Celebrate Founder’s Day and our Golden Eagles. Keynote speaker will be Dr. Patricia Hawkins Purcell.

10:45 AM

WREATH LAYING CEREMONY

Hoey Circle

(Immediately following Founder’s Day)

10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

SERVING THOSE WHO SERVED COMMUNITY SERVICE

Durham Hotels
NCCU alumni will participate in a day of service throughout the city of Durham.

11:00 AM

HOMECOMING GOLF TOURNAMENT SCHOLARSHIP

Hillandale Golf Course
The NCCU Alumni Association will host the first annual Homecoming Golf Tournament. The fee is $100 per person. For more information visit http://www.nccualumni.org.

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

ON THE YARD ULTIMATE DAY PARTY

Library Bowl
This will be the ultimate day party, with music, fun and Eagle Pride! Featuring the Beauty Beat College Tour. Free and open to all.

3:00 PM

FOREVER EXCELLENCE TEA

W.G. Pearson Dining Hall, Chancellor’s Dining Room
For former Queens, Kings and SGA Presidents. (Invitation only)

7:00 PM

THE ULTIMATE FACE-OFF STEP SHOW

McDougald-McLendon Arena
It’s a night of precision, high-volume stepping, and bragging rights for who runs the yard. Join the greek-letter organizations as they showcase their best steps. Back by popular demand, comedian host Jay Dukes.
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8:00 PM

ALUMNI HOMECOMING CONCERT

Sheraton Imperial Hotel
Enjoy the sultry sounds of Eddie Levert, Sr. and Midnight Star. Tickets: $100. For more information, visit nccu.edu.
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11:00 PM – 2:00 AM

CODE BLACK – STUDENT OFF-CAMPUS PARTY

Club Luna
It’s Homecoming and no one wants to sleep. NCCU Student Activities Board and Student Engagement and Leadership will host the student off-campus party that’s sure to be lit.
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SATURDAY

9:00 AM

THE ULTIMATE HOMECOMING PARADE

Fayetteville Street
It’s that time again when NCCU family and friends gather on Fayetteville Street to cheer on parade participants and gear up for the game. For parade application, visit nccu.edu/seal.

11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

(No activity during game time)

HOMECOMING VENDOR VILLAGE

Lincoln Street
Check out the host of vendors at NCCU’s homecoming. Eat, shop and share your Eagle Pride with friends and family at this year’s Vendor Village. Hosted by Brian Dawson of K97.5FM.

2:00 PM

HOMECOMING FOOTBALL GAME – NCCU vs. SAVANNAH STATE

O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium
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5:00 PM

POST-GAME SOCIAL FEATURING DJ MIC CHECK

Library Bowl
Join the NCCU family at the Library “Greek” Bowl and celebrate the win! Open to all.

6:00 PM – 12:00 AM

ULTIMATE 5TH QUARTER TENT PARTY

Outdoor Recreational Complex
Join the NCCU family for post-game party. Must be 25+ to attend. Tickets: $20. (free before 8 p.m.)

8:00 PM

HOMECOMING OFFICIAL HIP HOP CONCERT

Durham Convention Center
It’s the official Hip Hop Concert, featuring Yo Gotti, Ty Dolla$ign and Migos. Hosted by Brian Dawson of K97.5 FM. Tickets: $65 & $75.
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8:30 PM

ALUMNI HOMECOMING EXTRAVAGANZA

Sheraton Imperial Hotel
The NCCU Alumni Association will host the 2016 Homecoming Extravaganza. For more information, visit www.nccualumni.org.

MIDNIGHT – 5:00 AM

THE ULTIMATE RAVE PARTY – HOMECOMING PRE-DAWN

Walker Complex
It’s not over! Join NCCU students for the hottest party in town. The last official event of the Homecoming season. You don’t want to miss. Tickets: $12 in advance, $15 at the door.