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WVU Homecoming Week filled with gold and blue pride

Image featuring the WVU marching bang performing on the field during a football game. The drum line is in the photo.

Scenes from the Homecoming 2021 game against Texas Tech, Oct. 2, 2021. This year’s Homecoming game is set for Oct. 29. (WVU Photo)

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WHO: West Virginia University welcomes alumni and supporters to Morgantown for an expanded Homecoming Week 

WHAT: A combination of in-person and virtual events are planned with the WVU Alumni Association and many other groups to celebrate what makes being a Mountaineer great. 

WHEN: Oct. 24-29 


Alumni Association Truck Pop-Up Events
Monday, Oct. 24, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Downtown
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Health Sciences
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Evansdale

WVU Student Life: Then & Now
A Conversation with Dean of Students Corey Farris
Monday, Oct. 24, 3 p.m.
Virtual Event

The WVU Campus: Past, Present & Future 
Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2 p.m.
Virtual Event
Mountaineer Mascot Blood Drive 
Thursday, Oct. 27, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Erickson Alumni Center, Nutting Gallery, One Alumni Drive 
Fireside Chats with Former Mountaineer Mascots 
Thursday, Oct. 27, 7-9 p.m. 
Erickson Alumni Center, Kennedy Room, One Alumni Drive 
Five former Mountaineer mascots will take questions about their time in the buckskins.
Other former mascots will attend. 

Homecoming Photos in Woodburn Circle 
Friday, Oct. 28, 4-5:30 p.m. 
Woodburn Hall 
WVU alumni stop by with friends and family for photos. 

Homecoming Parade 
Friday, Oct. 28, 6-8 p.m. 
High Street 

See the full schedule of Homecoming events and activities. 


A number of alumni are being recognized during Homecoming.

“The Pride of West Virginia,” the Mountaineer Marching Band, and the WVU Alumni Band will honor the first group of trailblazing women who joined the marching band as they mark a 50-year milestone of women in the band.
WVU announces Homecoming Royalty during halftime of the football game against TCU Saturday, Oct. 29, at Milan Puskar Stadium.

Homecoming Week coincides with 10th anniversary events for the WVU School of Public Health.  



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