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2021 Homecoming

September 24 & 25

We're excited to have you back on campus this fall! Here is the outline of events for Homecoming 2021!


 For the latest on Husson's policies regarding COVID-19, please click HERE.


Friday, September 24

5:00pm  |  Alumni Hall of Fame Ceremony & Reception in the Gracie Theatre
Each year the Husson University Alumni Association highlights alumni that are exemplary models of a Husson education. Inductees are recognized for their work in their careers and communities. If you would like to nominate someone for next year's ceremony, click here

  • Alumnus- Tim Cabral '90
  • Alumnus- Allen L'Italien '88
  • Young Alumna- Kasey Mehuren-Kimmel ‘09
  • Honorary Alumni- Tom and Mary Martz
  • Presidential Outstanding Service Award- Dan Hutchins '83

Saturday, September 25

8:30-9:30am  |  Cider and Donuts with the President and Academic Deans for first-year students and their families. (Register HERE for this event) (Please note that for the health and safety of all participants, the "Cider and Donuts" event is replacing the "President's Breakfast" originally scheduled for the same morning. Thank you for your understanding. Previous registrants for the President's Breakfast will be notified.)


9:00-10:00am  |  Wellness Learning Center Open House This building, which opened in 2019, houses our Student Health and Counseling Services, along with innovative learning spaces with programmable manikins used by a variety of our Health Sciences programs.
(Wellness Learning Center location)


10:00am-11:00am  |  Husson 101 Hands-on opportunities for parents, alumni and friends to experience some of the technology used by students in programs around campus.

Register to attend one of three different sessions. Space is limited!

  • School of Nursing- Join the School of Nursing in the simulation center! Experience what it is like to be a BSN nursing student today by learning a nursing skill and putting that to practice on one of the high-fidelity manikins. (located in the Wellness Learning Center)
  • School of Legal Studies (Criminal Justice)- Explore a crime scene set up in our new simulation lab. Then move into the forensic lab to examine the evidence and lift the fingerprints! (located in Harold Alfond Hall)
  • School of Technology and Innovation- Come experience the newest technical lab space on campus; the XR (Extended Reality) Lab! Learn about the latest advancements in human-computer interaction where the boundaries between digital content and real spaces are removed. You will use the very same kits our students use in their exploration of spatial computing. If you have never tried out virtual reality goggles, now is your chance! Learn a little more about how the XR Lab and the iEX (Interactive Experience) Center are committed to providing a seamless interactive experience to all.
    (located in Harold Alfond Hall)

10:30am  |  Men’s Cross Country
11:30am  |  Women’s Cross Country
Spectators are welcome to cheer on our teams for the Husson Harrier Invitational. Both events take place at Saxl Park and parking is located at the Dorothea Dix Center.

10:00am-12:00pm  |  Campus Tours- Tours begin on the hour and half-hour under the Alumni & Friends Tent.

10:00am-1:00pm  |  Where’s Baldwin?- Explore campus and find Baldwin for a chance to win a swag basket! Stop by the Alumni & Friends Tent to get your card for the activity.

10:00am-3:00pm  |  Tailgating in parking lots 5 & 6 (campus map here)

10:00am-3:30pm  |  Alumni & Friends Tent- Stop in to say hi and grab some Husson swag!

11:00am-1:00pm  |  BBQ in the Dickerman Dining Center All you can eat for just $9! (located here) (Please note that the time has changed from starting at 10am to starting at 11am.)

1:00pm  |  Football- vs Springfield

1:00pm  |  Track & Field Silent Auction (at the football game)

2:00pm (estimated time)  |  Complimentary Doughboys- Under the Alumni & Friends Tent during halftime of the football game. 

3:30pm-5:00pm  |  Alumni Reception- enjoy a social hour under the tent after the football game. All alumni and friends are welcome. Cash bar, one complimentary drink ticket. Please bring a valid ID.

6:00pm  |  Field Hockey- vs New England College

(Please note that Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams have away games that day)

7:30pm  |  Ambrosia Concert (CANCELLED)- Please note that we received word on 9/7 that Ambrosia has cancelled their fall tour dates. For anyone who has already registered, you will be refunded. Communication is coming out from the Alumni Office at Husson on 9/7 and 9/8 regarding your refund. Thank you for your understanding.


A campus map can be found HERE