Homecoming

It's never too early for alumni, students, friends, and family to make plans to attend homecoming at Kutztown University. We are excited to share that our annual Homecoming will take place the week of October 25, 2021. 

In addition to the events listed below the Kutztown University Foundation is also hosting numerous event throughout the week. Full details and registration information can be found on their website.

For tickets and information about athletic related events taking place throughout the week of Homecoming, please visit the kubears website.

*Please note that this schedule is subject to changes and updates

Wednesday October 27, 2021

Homecoming Blood Drive
10AM to 5PM
McFarland Student Union Building, 218 Multipurpose Room
Join the Community Outreach Center for our monthly blood drive hosted by Miller Keystone. When you donate blood, you help save lives. For more information please contact blichar@kutztown.edu

Soccer vs. Bloomsburg
3PM

Field Hockey vs. West Chester
7PM

Thursday October 28, 2021

Homecoming Spirit Stations
11AM to 12PM
Join university offices and clubs for giveaways as we all get into the golden bear spirit. Spirit tables are listed below: 

DMZ - Recreation & Sports Club Council
Old Main Lobby - Residence Hall Association
MSU Lobby - McFarland Student Union Staff
Alumni Plaza - Alumni Relations
MSU Lobby - Kutztown University Activities Board
Academic Forum - Office of Student Involvement & Homecoming Committee
MSU Lawn - Student Government Board

The Kuztown Experience: From College to Success
5PM to 7PM
McFarland Student Union Building, 183 Alumni Auditorium & via ZOOM
Join the Kutztown University Activities Board, Alumni Relations, and the Colleges of Education Liberal Arts & Sciences, Business, and Visual & Performing Arts, and Athletics for a hybrid alumni event. Attendees will be able to participate in the event in-person at the McFarland Student Union, 183 Alumni Auditorium or remotely from ZOOM. 

Alumni Panel - Starting at 5PM we will be joined by a virtual panel of outstanding alumni representing each of our academic colleges and athletics to discuss their Kutztown experience and how it has impacted their life after college. The panel will feature a Q&A style round of questions. 
- LAS Panelist: Shakeera Wynne '15
- EDU Panelist: Tekiah Brabham '05
- BUS Panelist: Gil Henry '85
- VPA Panelist: John Roberts '96
- Athletics Panelist: Julie Urbansky '00

Alumni Keynote Speaker -Immediately following the panel will be our featured in-person speaker for the night who will discuss how their experience at Kutztown has helped them in pursuing their aspirations while balancing their career. 

- Myron Alston '14

Movie: Hocus Pocus
7PM
McFarland Student Union, 116
Join the MSU for a Halloween classic as our movie offering for Homecoming 2021. 

Friday October 29, 2021

Kutztown Cares
Join the Community Outreach Center, the University Foundation, and Homecoming Committee for a day of service. Both alumni and current students will work together to give back to our communities whether here in the local area or in their hometown. Our goal is to reach a total of 1866 service hours during Homecoming week.

In the local area students & alumni will have the opportunity to participate in tons of great volunteer opportunities. Check them out below to sign-up: 

Friend Inc. 

LGBTQ Center of Greater Reading

Kutztown Borough Town & Gown

Safe Berks Sign Making at the Multicultural Center

Groups that are interested in organizing a service opportunity to count towards these hours and want to recruit volunteers should contact the Assistant Director of Student Involvement & Community Outreach at blichar@kutztown.edu 

Movie: Hocus Pocus
7PM
McFarland Student Union, 116
Join the MSU for a Halloween classic as our movie offering for Homecoming 2021.

Saturday October 30, 2021

Kutztown FanFest
11AM to 2PM

DMZ
Family-friendly entertainment including free food, music, inflatables, live animals, photo booth and more under the activities tent. For registration and detailed information, please visit the University Foundation website. 

Football vs. Millersville
2:05PM
Andre Reed Stadium
Information about how to acquire tickets can be found on kubears.com

Spirit Court Champions Announced
Half-Time
Andre Reed Stadium
At half-time, the top two students representing their student organizations with the most votes from their peers will be awarded by the Alumni Council. 

Movie: Hocus Pocus
3PM & 7PM Showings
McFarland Student Union, 116
Join the MSU for a Halloween classic as our movie offering for Homecoming 2021.

Sunday October 31, 2021

United Greek Council Community Clean-Up
9AM to 12PM
Kutztown Borough

Movie: Hocus Pocus
3PM & 7PM Showings
McFarland Student Union, 116
Join the MSU for a Halloween classic as our movie offering for Homecoming 2021.

The  #togetherweregolden mosaic

For Homecoming, the Office of Student Involvement & Alumni Relations have embarked on a yearlong project with the campus community. The Kutztown Mosaic is a living photo presentation of all things Golden and will be a central focus of our Homecoming celebration.

KUTZTOWN MOSAIC

Join this year-long living photo presentation. Upload your photo to the #TOGETHERWEREGOLDEN Mosaic