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Homecoming and Family Weekend

Date & Time

Thursday, October 12, 2023, 12:00 p.m.-Sunday, October 15, 2023, 8:00 p.m.



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Celebrating Rutgers and its traditions is better when shared with everyone. This fall, families of Rutgers students and alumni are invited to Homecoming and Family Weekend, October 12-15.

Members of the Rutgers community from around the country will come together at events which include entertaining programs, sporting events, a football game tailgate, and more. Don’t miss this great opportunity to cheer on the Scarlet Knights as they take on Michigan State!

Learn more.

Thursday, October 12

  • Homecoming Bed Races
  • Women’s Soccer vs Michigan

Friday, October 13

  • All You Can Eat with Rutgers Dining
  • Open Gym at all Five Rutgers Fitness Centers
  • Career Portrait Lounge for Parent and Family
  • Future of Democracy Networking Reception
  • A Day at Rutgers Farm
  • Men’s Soccer vs Wisconsin
  • Rutgers African-American Alumni Alliance Homecoming Weekend Reception
  • Alumni and Friends Homecoming Pregame Party

Saturday, October 14

  • The Rutgers Boardwalk
  • Tailgate for Alumni and Families
  • Rutgers African-American Alumni Alliance Community Tailgate
  • Rutgers vs Michigan State Homecoming Football Game
  • Rutgers University Glee Club: Rutgers Sings!
  • Paint Knight

Sunday, October 15

  • Rutgers School of Dental Medicine Alumni Picnic
  • Women’s Soccer vs Michigan State
  • Zimmerli Art Together Family Programming
  • Rutgers Wind Ensemble: Concerto for Wind Ensemble