Homecoming 2023


 Homecoming 2023 - Oct. 7 - Oct. 1

  • Saturday, October 7
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    Hockey Pre-Game Party

    Saturday, Oct. 7, 3 p.m. | Student Union, Plaza

    The #UAAHOCO fun starts with the University of Alaska Anchorage Hockey Team vs. UMass Lowell. Enjoy pre-game entertainment from the 11th Airborne Division Band, free t-shirts courtesy of Avis Alaska and free chips from Alaska Chip Company! Get tickets now!

    Hockey vs. UMass Lowell

    Saturday, Oct. 7, 4 p.m. | Avis Alaska Sports Complex

    Howl for the home team! Free T-shirts for fans and free Pizza Hut pizza for the student section. Tickets are $10-$30. UAA students can attend for free and bring a guest for $5.
  • Sunday, October 8
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    Hockey vs. UMass Lowell (Pink Out)  

    Turn the rink pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Free pink-out mullets and boom sticks for fans, plus free Alaska Chip Company chips and popcorn for the student section. Tickets are $10-$30. UAA students can attend for free and bring a guest for $5
  • Monday, October 9
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    Good Day, Seawolves! with Career Services

    Monday, Oct. 9, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Student Union, Second Floor

    Join UAA Career Services for a midday break with free snacks and resources.
  • Tuesday, October 10
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    Good Day, Seawolves! With USUAA

    Tuesday, Oct. 10, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Social Sciences Building 

    Join USUAA for a midday break with free snacks and resources.

    Chat with the Chancellor and Cabinet

    Tuesday, Oct. 10, 1 p.m. | Student Union

    Join us to play Inner Tube Polo with friends. Sign up online to join the fun!

    Pumpkin Painting

    Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2 p.m. | Student Union

    Celebrate the season by painting a pumpkin with UAA Fraternity & Sorority Life.
  • Wednesday, October 11
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    Good Day, Seawolves! with Fraternity & Sorority Life

    Wednesday, Oct. 11, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Student Union

    Join UAA Fraternity & Sorority Life for a midday break with free snacks and resources.

    Noon Music with DJ Desert Rose

    Wednesday, Oct. 11, noon | Student Union, Cafeteria

    Enjoy live music from DJ Desert Rose during the lunch hour. Presented by UAA Concert Board.

    Arcade Alumnight

    Wednesday, Oct. 11, 4-7 p.m. | Student Union, Esports Lounge

    Enjoy an open esports gaming night for current students and UAA Alumni.

  • Thursday, October 12
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    Good Day, Seawolves! with Enrollment Services

    Thursday, Oct. 12, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Enrollment Services

    Join UAA Career Services for a mid-day break with free coffee, snacks and activities.

    Canoe Battleship with Residence Life

    Thursday, Oct. 12, 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. | Avis Alaska Sports Complex

    Join UAA Residence Life as they host Canoe Battleship, where UAA students try to sink each other's canoes until only one team remains afloat!

    Volleyball vs. Central Washington   

    Thursday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m.

    Howl for the home team! Tickets are $10. UAA students can attend for free and bring a guest for $5.
  • Friday, October 13
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    UAA Alumni Homecoming Luncheon

    Friday, Oct. 13, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Alaska Airlines Center

    Be our guest at UAA's largest alumni tradition! Hosted by your UAA Alumni Association, Homecoming Luncheon provides an opportunity to celebrate alumni as they reconnect with their alma mater. More than a fundraiser, Homecoming is a cornerstone celebration of UAA alumni, promoting lifelong connections between students, alumni and your Hometown U. 

    In collaboration with the Anchorage School District, this year's theme is partners in education, and will feature alumni sharing their stories of the importance and value of an Alaska education and the critical roles we all serve in providing educational pathways to our next generation of leaders.

    This year's presenters include keynote speaker Cal Williams, Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters ’22, community activist and past president of the Alaska chapter of the NAACP, and  guest speaker Brad Hillwig, M.B.A. General Management ’10, founder and CEO of Greatland Studios.

    College of Business and Public Policy Showcase: 50 Years in the Making

    Friday, Oct. 13, 5-7:30 p.m. | Rasmuson Hall

    Celebrate 50 years of the College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) while you join friends, classmates and the community for an evening of learning. Experience programs that help our students become leaders in a rapidly changing world. Tickets on sale now!

    Highlights include:

    •     Enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres while you explore all three floors of Rasmuson Hall, CBPP's home on campus.
    •     Celebrate the launch of our new finance lab.
    •     Experience our artificial intelligence lab through interactive demos.
    •     Find out how our accounting students fight fraud.
    •     Talk policy, the Arctic and social sciences with researchers from the Institute of Social and Economic Research.

    ·      Bid on select items in our silent auction.

    Ghost Tours and Superstitions

    Friday, Oct. 13, 4-7:30 p.m. | Wendy Williamson Auditorium

    Is the Wendy Williamson haunted? Come find out for yourself! Ghost tours and trivia with prizes will happen every half hour! Enjoy palm readers, photo opportunities and free candy/popcorn throughout the evening. Costumes encouraged.

    Presented by the Employee Experience Department, Event Services and Student Life.

  • Saturday, October 14
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    Volleyball Pre-Game Party

    Saturday, Oct. 14, 5 p.m. | Alaska Airlines Center

    Tailgate for the Seawolves before their match against Northwest Nazarene.         

    Volleyball vs. Northwest Nazarene (Pack the House)

    Saturday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m. | Alaska Airlines Center     

    Help pack the house for volleyball's match against Northwest Nazarene! Tickets are only $5; students and alumni get in free. Game sponsor ConocoPhillips will give away 400 glow-in-the-dark volleyballs at the event. Attendees also have the chance to win a round-trip ticket on Alaska Airlines!

Sponsored By: Student Life and Leadership, Student Activities, Alumni Relations, University Advancement, Athletics