Homecoming week at Wayne State University is an annual tradition for students, alumni, and family that will continue this fall. Join us online to celebrate the Warrior community, connections, and spirit. We look forward to seeing you September 27 to October 3, 2020 for a week full of virtual activities and opportunities to engage with your fellow Warriors.
Sept. 27-Oct. 3
Walk or Run a 5k (3.1 miles) on Strava or another app for the chance to win a $25 Beyond Juicery + Eatery gift card! To enter, submit proof of completed 5k picture under Homecoming week. You have from Sept. 27 through Oct. 3 to complete and submit proof of your 5k. Winners of the gift card raffle will be announced on Instagram (@wsurec), and will be notified via email the following week. Gift cards will be mailed to each winner.
Decorating Contest election
Sept. 28-30 | getinvolved.wayne.edu
Students, faculty and staff are invited to vote on their favorite Homecoming Decorations.
Students, employees and alumni are invited to submit a photo by Sept. 23. Winners will receive a Warrior spirit swag pack!
Sept. 28 | 6 to 7 p.m.
The Future Alumni Network is hosting Warrior themed Pictionary, BINGO and trivia. Join in on the fun!
Sept. 29 | 7 to 8 p.m.
Join the Campus Activities Team and Comedian Ali Clayton for a night full of laughs.
Warrior Wednesday Lunch
Sept. 30 | 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Towers Café
Sept. 30 | 5 to 6 p.m.
Hang out with our Registered Student Organizations and get in the Warrior Spirit.
Student organizations can sign up for a virtual table on Get Involved. Must be currently registered by Sept. 25.
Oct. 1 | 9:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Wayne State University will be celebrating with virtual pop-ups to introduce everyone to the new SILC throughout the day.
Oct. 1 | 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Alumni will share information about their industry and organization, their career journey and how your Wayne State degree experience, and help you learn career management skills.
Homecoming at Home Tailgate
Oct. 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Gather virtually with your friends and family and show your Warrior Pride as you would on gameday. Register your virtual tailgate with WSU Athletics and have pop-ins by members of the Warrior Football coaching staff. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., exclusive content will be posted across the Wayne State Athletics social media channels, including videos, recipes from your Wayne State Athletics staff and coaches, and trivia contests.
How to join the tailgate fun
- Register your tailgate with WSU Athletics
- Invite friends and family to join you
- Share on screenshot with #WarriorVirtualTailgate to be entered to win a Wayne State Athletics fan pack with everything you need on gameday including beanie, blanket, coffee mugs, foam finger, and canvas bag
Schedule of events
|11 a.m.||Virtual tailgate lot open|
|11:15 a.m.||Trivia contest will be posted to @waynestwarriors Twitter account|
|11:30 a.m.||Pre-game show posted on Facebook|
|12:30 p.m.||Trivia contest will be posted on @waynestateathletics Instagram account|
|1 p.m.||Back on the Highway Radio Show via WDTK The Patriot|