Come home and celebrate with us.

Homecoming is just around the corner! No matter how far you've gone or how long it has been since you last stepped foot on campus, returning to TCNJ is definitely worth the trip. We look forward to seeing you, sporting your Blue and Gold pride! Registration is required for all alumni and guests. Current TCNJ students are not required to pre-register.

There's something to do for everyone.

Bring the family or meet up with friends and feel at home again. Catch performances from current students and grab some food before heading to the game.


Bring your food and a tent to Parking Lot 4 for some TSC/TCNJ camaraderie!


Enjoy family friendly performances, inflatables and games in front of Loser Hall.

Spirit Week

Student groups rep their campus pride! Giveaways, athletics and performances.

Day 1


  • Tie-Dye

    Alumni Grove (rain location BSC)

  • Volleyball Competition

    Loser Lawn

Day 2


  • Field Games

    Loser Lawn. 11:00 am Men's Cheerleading; 12:00pm Women's Tug of War; 1:00pm Potato Sack Race; 2:00pm Dizzy Bat Race; 3:00pm Three-Legged Race; 4:00pm Human Pyramid

Day 3


  • Rally Towels

    Green Hall Lawn, Rain location BSC

  • Trivia Competition

    Education Building, Room 212

Day 4


  • Blue and Gold Day Giveaways/ Cupcake Giveaway

    Green Hall Lawn, Rain location BSC

  • Night Bites

    TW Lounge

  • Lip Sync and Dance

    Recreation Center

Day 5


  • Tailgating

    Gather in Parking Lot 4 prior to the football game with fellow alumni, family and friends. Bring your tailgating food, tent and games for a great day of TSC/TCNJ camaraderie!

  • Homecoming MainStage

    Come enjoy performances, inflatables and games during Homecoming MainStage. Family friendly!

  • Football Game

    TCNJ Lions vs. William Paterson University. Gates open at 12:30 PM

  • T.A.L.A.N.T. 10th Anniversary Party

    After tailgating join The African Latino Alumni Network of TCNJ (T.A.L.A.N.T.) alumni along with DJ Nix in Education 212. This is a throwback to the day parties that were held in BSC 202 East and West.

  • Carnival

    The Student Finance Board and Student Government is proud to host an evening Carnival with games, music, and inflatables for all TCNJ students in the Recreation Center. Bring your ID and join in the fun, eat some free pizza and snacks, and win some awesome prizes!

We know you have questions.

Deciding that you’re coming to Homecoming is easy, but planning for the day may take a bit more information. We’ve answered the most commonly asked questions to help you out.

What happens if it rains?

Homecoming will occur rain or shine!

How do I unload my tailgating gear?

Upon arrival, campus police will direct you to drop off locations. Golf carts will be available to assist with large and heavy items.

Where can I find full tailgating guidelines?

View detailed tailgating guidelines.

Will family friendly activities be available?

Yes, the MainStage component of Homecoming will include family friendly activities for your enjoyment.

How do I find updated MainStage and Spirit Week schedules?

As activities and performance schedules are finalized, the Homecoming website will be updated. Check back often!

Can alumni particiapte in MainStage performances?

Yes. If you are interested in performing, please email

How do I find out about athletic events?

Visit the athletics webpage for updates on schedules and ticket information.


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