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 Trenton Hall.

Spirit Week

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

Day 1


  • Pumpkin Carving

    Green Lawn (Participants: Spirit Week Teams)

  • Tie-Dye with RECreate Your Night

    Recreation Center

Day 2


  • Field Games

    Sun Dial Lawn (Participants: Spirit Week Teams)

  • Karaoke, Video Games, & Billiards

    Brower Student Center, Game Room

Day 3


  • Banner Drop

    Brower Student Center Atrium (Participants: Spirit Week Teams)

  • Canoe Battleship with RECreate Your Night

    Aquatics Center (Participants: Spirit Week Teams)

Day 4


  • Blue & Gold Cupcake Giveaway

    Join us and celebrate TCNJ Homecoming in The Atrium at Eickhoff. Show your school spirit with the athletic teams at the Blue & Gold Luncheon and vote for your favorite sports team poster!

  • Blue & Gold Picture Challenge

    Campus Wide, Pictures due at 4:00 PM. Participants takes a pic on campus with blue and gold attire and hashtags #TCNJSpiritWeek17. The team with the most school spirit will win a prize!

  • Lip Sync and Dance

    Recreation Center (Participants: Spirit Week Teams)

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. Kean University. Gates open at 12:30 PM

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!

How do I find out about athletic events?

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


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Driving directions and suggested modes of public transportation.

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