Homecoming Weekend

Home is where your heart is. Don’t miss your chance to reconnect with old friends, see the campus and relive your time as a Gamecock during the weekend of October 18!

Student for a short time. Gamecock for a lifetime.

It’s really happening!

Your brand-new Alumni Center will be ready next summer with exciting new programming, student-alumni mentoring and Gamecock parties in the heart of downtown Columbia. This year, we want you to see the site of your new home and bring your family back to campus for Homecoming!

Get your tickets for the biggest tailgate party of the year, just across from the stadium!

  • Family friendlychildren's activity, Cocky, cheerleaders and the Carolina Band
  • Directly across from the stadium in Gamecock Park
  • $20 for My Carolina Life Members
  • $30 for My Carolina members
  • $50 for non-members
  • Kids under 10 get in for free!
  • Your ticket includes Southern fare and adult beverages

Schedule of Homecoming Events

Thursday, October 16

10 a.m. until 2 p.m.Cocky’s Creations

7 p.m.Cockfest: Pep Rally • Colonial Life Arena

Friday, October 17

2 until 4 p.m.Class of 1964 check-in, pick up packets • Hilton Hotel

3 p.m.Campus bus tour  (approximately 1 hour)

3 p.m.Homecoming parade

Get in the spirit of Homecoming and see the band, cheerleaders and parade floats built by student organizations.

College of Nursing Homecoming

College of Nursing Homecoming, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Viana McCown Lectureship and Alumni Day.

Keynote speaker is Phyliis Beck Kritek. Join us for a full day of learning and reconnecting with each other. 

For more information, contact Courtney Jones at (803) 777-3039.
School of Law class reunions and CLE classes.

Contact Carol Mitchell at (803) 777-3408 for more information.

4 until 5:30 p.m.Class of 1954 Diamond Reunion • Inn at USC

4 until 6 p.m.College of Mass Communications and Information Studies Annual Alumni & Friends Reception

Join alumni, friends, staff, current and retired faculty of the college and Cocky to celebrate Homecoming. 

We’ll gather on Gibbes Green the lawn near Davis College, for an afternoon reception with light hors d’oeuvres and entertainment. Visit www.sc.edu/cmcis for more details and to RSVP. Please direct any questions to lamberae@mailbox.sc.edu.

5 until 7 p.m.College receptions and gatherings • various locations

5 until 7 p.m.Moore School Homecoming BBQ • new Moore School building on Assembly Street  

Moore School International Business 40th Anniversary Celebration information

Friday, October 17, continued...

6 until 8 p.m.College of Arts and Sciences Annual Alumni/Retired Faculty BBQ  • Gambrell lobby

$15 per person. Call (803) 777-9201 with questions and to RSVP.

6:30 until 9:30 p.m.College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management • McCutchen House on the Historic Horseshoe

Join your HRSM family for the Cockiest Homecoming Party Ever!

There will be fabulous food & beverages including our new Cockiest Cocktail, a DJ and our best silent auction ever featuring trips, packages and a special football signed by Gamecocks in the NFL. To support our student focused mission, purchase tickets at www.HRSM.sc.edu/alumni.

For additional details, contact Tina Weaver at (803) 777-6721.

6:30 until 9:30 p.m.Class of 1964 Golden Reunion Party • Hilton Hotel

Enjoy great food, beverages and dancing with the band “Heart and Soul.”

7 until 8:30 p.m.My Carolina Alumni Association Awards Reception

8:30 p.m.Carolina Nights sponsored by the Black Alumni Council • Sheraton Convention Center

Saturday, October 18

3 hours before kickoffMy Carolina Homecoming Tailgate Party • Gamecock Park (formerly the Farmer’s Market)

Get your tickets for the biggest tailgate party of the year, just across from the stadium!

This family-friendly event includes a children’s activity, Cocky, cheerleaders and the spirited Carolina Band! Tickets are $20 for My Carolina Life Members, $30 for members and $50 for nonmembers. Kids under 10 get in for free! Your ticket includes Southern fare and adult beverages.

Time to be determinedCarolina Gamecocks vs. Furman Paladins • Williams-Brice Stadium • Tickets are $35 each.

South Carolina Honors College 19th Annual Homecoming Champagne Brunch

For more information, call the Honors College at (803) 777-0620.

Law School Tailgate

Contact Carol Mitchell for more information at (803) 777-3408.



Contact Information

Lynn Bradley

Date & Location

Date: 10/16/2014 to 10/18/2014
Location: University of South Carolina campus