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More information on Homecoming 2015 is coming soon. See below for last year's schedule.

Thursday, September 18

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. | Student and Alumni Hispanic Heritage Month Potluck | The Spanish House, 746 Peavine Creek Road
Join members of the Latino Student Organization for a potluck dinner to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Open to all · No charge, potluck dish · Registration required · Parking: Peavine Deck · Contact: Venus Miller, 404.727.3741 or venus.miller@emory.edu

Friday, September 19

6:00 – 9:00 p.m. | Volunteer Emory's Reunion Reception | Miller-Ward Alumni House
To celebrate Volunteer Emory’s impressive legacy and ensure its future, a five-year $500,000 fund-raising effort is being launched to create an endowment supporting Volunteer Emory and its programs. We hope to achieve half by the time of the reunion. Join us in commemoration of the 30+ years of incredible alumni, advisors, students, and supporters at Volunteer Emory's Reunion Reception during the 2014 Homecoming Weekend on Friday, September 19th at 6 p.m. at the Miller-Ward Alumni House. The goal is to reach half of the endowment by the date of the reception. We encourage you to give to the campaign. Drinks and heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served at the reception. No cost · Registration requested · Attire: Business · Parking: At Venue · Contact: Lisa Kendall, 404-727-6268 or lisa.kendall@emory.edu

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. | CEBA/BSA Benefit Reception | Emory Black Student Union (EBSU)
Kick off Homecoming Weekend with a reception at the Emory Black Student Union, located in the former DUC Down Under. Reunite with your classmates and mingle with current BSA students. Attendees will enjoy hors d’oeuvres, a beer/wine bar, and entertainment. Help us raise awareness and funds CEBA student scholarships. Open to all · $30 per person in advance, $40 at the door, current students are invited compliments of CEBA and BSA · Attire: Business casual · Parking: Peavine Deck · Contact: Maura Klein, 404.727.2550 or maura.klein@emory.edu
Your contributions in excess of the fair market value of the event ($40) shall be treated as a charitable contribution. Emory will provide a gift receipt for your charitable contribution.
Host committee sponsorship levels are avaiable and include up to two tickets for the benefit reception.            
       Platinum $500           
       Gold $350           
       Silver $200           
       Bronze $100 

9:00 p.m. - Midnight | Atlanta Young Alumni Mixer | Three Taverns Brewery, 121 New St, Decatur, GA 30030
Join the classes of 2004 and 2009 for a reunion gathering at Three Taverns Brewery. This event is open to all young alumni (2004 – 2014 from undergraduate or 2009 – 2014 from professional/graduate schools) for a fun Friday night. Bring back the memories and take in some tours and tastings with your fellow Emory alumni. We will have exclusive access to the facility so feel free to bring a friend or two. Open to all Atlanta young alumni and guests · $15 in advance, $25 at the door · Registration required · Parking at venue · Contact: Venus Miller, 404.727.3741 or venus.miller@emory.edu

Saturday, September 20

All day | ITA Regional Tennis Tournament | Woodruff Physical Education Center Tennis Courts
The ITA Regional tournament is an individual tournament where the best players in the South Region compete in singles and doubles. Come on by the Woodruff PE Center indoor and outdoor courts to catch the final rounds of tournament play on Saturday and Sunday – all day.

8:00 a.m. | Homecoming Intramural 5K Run through Lullwater Park | Student Activity & Academic Center, Clairmont Campus
The walk/run will begin outside the Student Activity & Academic Center and run through Lullwater Park. All those interested are encouraged to register online, but walk ups are also welcome. On-site registration will be from 7:00 - 7:45 a.m. Prizes will be awarded to male and female winners in 5 age groups (21 and under, 22-29, 30-39, 40-49, and 50 and up). The run is hosted by Powerade and the Emory Alumni Association. There is no charge for Emory University students, faculty/staff, alumni, friends, and families. Contact: Devon Bradley, 404.727.6739 or devon.bradley@emory.edu

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | GALA: Emory LGBT Alumni Blue Jean Brunch | Dobbs University Center, Winship Ballroom
Join GALA: Emory LGBT Alumni for their annual brunch. This year's brunch will also serve as the annual fundraiser to support the GALA Leadership Award and the Office of LGBT Life. Open to all · $15 per person in advance, $20 at the door · Registration requested · Attire: Casual · Parking: Peavine or Fishburne Deck · Contact: Laura Weekley, 404.727.1963 or laura.weekley@emory.edu
Students and recent graduates from the classes of 2014 and 2013 are admitted for free, compliments of GALA.
Host committee sponsorship levels available. Sponsorships include up to two tickets for the brunch.            
Lord Dooley's Queer Friend $500           
Champion $250           
Mentor $150           
Advocate $50 
Your contributions in excess of the fair market value of the event ($15) shall be treated as a charitable contribution. Emory will provide a gift receipt for your charitable contribution.

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Emory Hillel Reception | Marcus Hillel Center, 735 Gatewood Road, Atlanta, GA 30329
Join Emory Hillel for a Saturday morning reception like no other. Attendees will enjoy hors d’oeuvres, a Kosher cocktails/wine bar, and a tour of Jewish Life at Emory. Open to all · No Charge · Attire: Casual · Parking: Hillel Parking Lot & 1525 Building Parking Deck · Contact Russ Shulkes, 404.963.2548

Noon | Fraternity and Sorority Open Houses | Sorority Lodge Lawn
Fraternities and sororities will be holding open houses for alumni. Stop by the houses, visit with current students, and reconnect with friends. Visit the Campus Life tent in front of the sorority lodges to get a great view of the parade and enjoy complimentary Coca-Cola products.

12:30 - 2:00 p.m. | Homecoming Parade with BSA | Parade route - Staging near Chappell Field
Join BSA to march in the Homecoming Parade or cheer them on from the sidelines. Open to CEBA members · No charge · Attire: Casual · Contact: Laura Weekley, 404.727.1963 or laura.weekley@emory.edu

Spirit Day!

Show your Emory Pride by wearing your Emory T-Shirt! Don’t have one? Don’t worry! Stop by the Welcome Center at the Peavine Parking Deck and we will give you a shirt boasting your alma mater. And don’t miss these traditional University-wide events that promote Emory spirit, community, and energy! Open to all · Parking: All campus parking lots and decks will be open, but Peavine is the most convenient. Contact: Gloria Grevas, 404.727.1911 or ggrevas@emory.edu

Noon - 3:00 p.m. | "Emory Street Eats" Food Truck Park | Woodruff PE Center Courtyard and Asbury Circle
All are welcome for a Homecoming lunch in the heart of Campus. Guests may purchase from some of Atlanta’s hottest new mobile food vendors. Families and children welcome! Pay for food at each truck, complimentary Coca-Cola beverages available. Pay at venue · Registration required

12:30 - 5:00 p.m. | Homecoming Parade, Festival, and Concert | McDonough Field & Asbury Circle
Cheer on your former residence hall, fraternity, sorority, or Campus Life Organization at Emory’s Annual Big, Bold, Blue and Gold Homecoming Parade! No charge, ID required · Registration required
12:30 p.m. Parade
1:00 p.m. Doors open to the Festival/Concert on McDonough Field. Enjoy music, games for all ages, food and fun (and beer or those over 21).
2:00 p.m. Concert featuring “SUGAR RAY”

1:00 - 2:30 p.m. | Women's Soccer: Emory vs. Berry | Woodruff PE Center Soccer Field
Cheer on the Emory Eagles Women’s Soccer as they take on Berry. No charge, ID required · No registration required

6:00 p.m. | Emory Sports Hall of Fame | Miller-Ward Alumni House
This athletic tradition of the hall of fame recognizes an elite group of student-athletes, coaches and administrators. Registration required by September 5 · Contact: Joyce Jaleel, or jjaleel@emory.edu

Sunday, September 21

All day | ITA Regional Tennis Tournament | Woodruff Physical Education Center Tennis Courts
The ITA Regional tournament is an individual tournament where the best players in the South Region compete in singles and doubles. Come on by the Woodruff PE Center indoor and outdoor courts to catch the final rounds of tournament play on Saturday and Sunday – all day.

10:30 a.m. | Women’s Tennis Court Dedication | Woodruff Physical Education Center
Join us in celebrating Linda Lipson’s legacy at the naming of a court in her honor. The ceremony will start at 10:30 with a light reception following. The events will take place at the indoor courts at Woodruff Physical Education Center. Please RSVP by September 10th. For questions or to RSVP please contact: Devon Bradley, 404.727.6739 or devon.bradley@emory.edu

11:00 a.m. | Barkley Forum Homecoming Brunch | Miller-Ward Alumni House
The Barkley Forum has been, and continues to be, one of the finest debate teams and debate education programs in the country. Celebrate the many accomplishments of the Barkley Forum and connect with old and new friends. Open to all Barkley Forum alumni and guests · $15 per person · Registration required · Parking: Miller-Ward Alumni House · Contact: Melissa Wade, 404.727.6189 or mwade@emory.edu

(Rescheduled) Friday, September 26

8:00 a.m. (weekend after Homecoming) | Partin Memorial Golf Tournament | Country Club of Gwinnett
Bus Leaves Emory at 8:00 a.m. (Chappell Park), 9:30 a.m. Shotgun Start
Cost: $125 per person includes breakfast, boxed lunch, drinks, prizes, green fees/cart, driving range, and polo shirt · Add on $25 Eagle Package includes entry to the putting contest, 2 mulligans, and a special gift. Golf Tournament: The fair market value (FMV) for each registration fee is $45.00. Your charitable contribution will be the net in excess of the total FMV. Eagle Package: The fair market value (FMV) for each registration fee is $15.00. Your charitable contribution will be the net in excess of the total FMV. Open to all alumni · Registration required · Contact: Devon Bradley, 404.727.6739 or devon.bradley@emory.edu