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Please note: there will be no alcohol, grilling, or tailgating permitted in any of the TCNJ parking lots.

Parking will be available in lots 4, 5, 6, & 7. To help you navigate your time on campus, you can find a campus map linked here, which includes all parking lot numbers. Golf carts will be available for transportation as needed.

Homecoming Day Map

Schedule for Saturday, October 22

10/22 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Parent & Family Check-In

Venue: Brower Student Center Main Entrance

Stop by check-in to pick up your football tickets & get current information on the Homecoming schedule

10/22 10:00 am - 10:45 am

A Kick-Off with the Presidents

Venue: Brower Student Center Rm 100

Get to know our Presidents, Dr. Kate Foster, TCNJ President, and Dylan Chidick, Student Government President, in a fun conversation to kick-off the Homecoming celebration!

10/22 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Homecoming Fest: Inflatable Games

Venue: Sundial Lawn (Rain Location: Rec Center)

Have fun on some inflatables, including an obstacle course, boardwalk games, soccer and football challenges!

10/22 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Professional Spirit Photos

Venue: Lion Statue outside of Brower Student Center

Come capture a photo with a professional photographer to remember the day! Photos will be posted on social media and our Parent & Family website, and you also have the option to purchase your photos.

10/22 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Grit ‘N Wit

Venue: Lawn between AIMM & Music Building

Compete as a team in this unique experience where you engage in mental and physical challenges. With an array of obstacles and puzzles, Grit ‘N Wit creates an inclusive environment for participants of all ages and physical ability to participate!

10/22 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Homecoming Fest: Mainstage

Venue: Brower Student Center Rm 100

Enjoy performances from our talented student groups!

10/22 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

TCNJ Art Gallery

Venue: AIMM Building

Check out the current exhibit: Carrie Mae Weems: The Usual Suspects – The exhibition consists of works created between 2014 and 2018 that address the constructed nature of racial identity. Visit the TCNJ Art Gallery website for more information.

10/22 11:00 am

TCNJ Homecoming Alumni Brunch

Venue: AIMM Building Courtyard

Celebrate your alma mater with fellow alumni. Enjoy brunch accompanied by music, games for the family, and more! Registration is required. Registration closes at midnight on October 14 or upon sellout.

Visit website for full details.

10/22 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Sarnoff Collection

Venue: Roscoe L. West Hall

On view: Innovations That Changed the World and Vinyl Videos: The Rise and Fall of the RCA Videodisc. Visit the Sarnoff Collection website for more information on the exhibits.

10/22 1:00 pm

Homecoming Football Game

Venue: Lions Stadium

Watch the Lions take on Salisbury University during our Homecoming football game! Students get free admission with their Student ID. Family members can show their Parent & Family Day registration at the will-call table to receive 2 free tickets per family. Gates open at 12pm and the will-call table will close at 2pm. View ticket prices on the Athletics website.

Lion Royalty Court, Halftime of Football Game
Join us for the 34th Annual Lion Royalty Homecoming Court Ceremony! This will mark the end of a 3-week competition to determine which two students will represent TCNJ as 2022 Lion Royalty.

10/22 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Grit ‘N Wit

Venue: Lawn between AIMM & Music Building

Compete as a team in this unique experience where you engage in mental and physical challenges. With an array of obstacles and puzzles, Grit ‘N Wit creates an inclusive environment for participants of all ages and physical ability to participate!

10/22 3:00 pm

Family ThinkFast®

Venue: Brower Student Center Rm 225

Proof of Parent & Family Day registration required.

The ultimate trivia experience! Come compete with your family in this experiential game show that involves the entire audience. The first place family wins $200! Entrance will be first come, first serve.

 

10/22 4:30 pm

Family ThinkFast®

Venue: Brower Student Center Rm 225

Proof of Parent & Family Day registration required.

The ultimate trivia experience! Come compete with your family in this experiential game show that involves the entire audience. The first place family wins $200! Entrance will be first come, first serve.

 

10/22 6:00 pm

Men’s Soccer Game

Venue: Lions Stadium

Cheer on the Lions as they take on New Jersey City University! Students get free admission with their Student ID.  View ticket prices on the Athletics website.

Open Food Venues during Homecoming Day: Traditions: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Fresh Pride: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Atrium at Eickhoff: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Library Cafe: 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; C-store: 7:30 a.m. to 12 a.m.; Local Restaurants, including Campus Town.

B&N Bookstore in Campus Town: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Enjoy menu items from the Barnes & Noble Cafe, proudly serving Starbucks coffee, pastries and sandwiches.