A sea of hands showing the Wolfpack gesture

Welcome Home

Red and White Week is NC State’s biggest celebration of the year. Join us as we honor the university’s past and present, and learn how the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign is mapping out our exciting future.

Alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of the university will gather from Oct. 30 to Nov. 4 to enjoy time-honored homecoming traditions alongside newer activities that are sure to become Wolfpack favorites. Take a look at the current calendar to plan for the events you don’t want to miss, and check back to keep up as new events are added.

Red and White Week Events

Monday

Red and White Week Kickoff

Stafford Commons, 11 a.m.

Celebrate with the Pack and show your NC State pride! The excitement begins to build as we enjoy music, food and giveaways. Paint your body red, dress like a wolf — go crazy!

Wear Red, Get Fed

Wolf Plaza, 11 a.m.

It's everybody's favorite time of year: We're providing delicious free food, and all you have to do is wear red! Pull out one of your many NC State shirts and come get fed. 

Tuesday

Wear Red, Get Fed

Two locations: Brickyard and Oval Lawn, 11 a.m.

It's everybody's favorite time of year: We're providing delicious free food, and all you have to do is wear red! Pull out one of your many NC State shirts and come get fed. 

Wednesday

NC-SYNC

Stafford Commons, 7 p.m.

Performers from spirit organizations will lip sync to your favorite song or mash-up of this century. Organizations will be judged on creativity, costumes, props, background, choreography, music, incorporation of the theme and overall presentation.

Red and White Food and Beverage Festival

Park Alumni Center, time TBD

The State Club proudly presents the sixth annual Red and White Food and Beverage Festival. Come enjoy sips and savors from NC State alumni vendors! Check back later for registration information.

Wear Red, Get Fed

Brickyard, 11 a.m.

It's everybody's favorite time of year: We're providing delicious free food, and all you have to do is wear red! Pull out one of your many NC State shirts and come get fed. 

Thursday

Wear Red, Get Fed

Two locations: Brickyard and Oval Lawn, 11 a.m.

It's everybody's favorite time of year: We're providing delicious free food, and all you have to do is wear red! Pull out one of your many NC State shirts and come get fed. 

A Celebration of Black Excellence

Witherspoon Student Center, 6-8 p.m.

Join the Black Alumni Society and the African American Cultural Center for a night of celebration. This event will showcase the talents and artwork of both alumni and current students. There will also be a special announcement about the current Black Alumni Society scholarships.

Red and White Week Pep Rally

Wolf Plaza, 7 p.m.

Get pumped up to cheer on the Wolfpack for the big homecoming football game on Saturday!

Friday

Chancellor's Fall Address

Stewart Theatre, 2:30 p.m.

Chancellor Randy Woodson will highlight recent NC State successes and outline bold goals for the coming year.

Red and White Week Parade

Hillsborough Street, 6 p.m.

Join campus clubs, student organizations and NC State's marching band, the Power Sound of the South, for a parade down Hillsborough Street.

Lawyers Alumni Society Annual Meeting

StateView Hotel, time TBD

The NC State Lawyers Alumni Society is gathering for its annual half-day meeting to renew connections with the university and fellow alumni, and have some fun! Check back later for registration information.

Black Alumni Society Welcome Reception

Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, 7-9 p.m.

Meet and greet with fellow alumni and friends before heading to the official Black Alumni Society Welcome Party. Check back later for registration information.

Wear Red, Get Fed

Brickyard, 11 a.m.

It's everybody's favorite time of year: We're providing delicious free food, and all you have to do is wear red! Pull out one of your many NC State shirts and come get fed. 

Black Alumni Society Hotel Check-In

Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, 3-6 p.m.

Come check in and get your welcome bag. This is also your first chance to get your official homecoming T-shirt.

Black Alumni Society Welcome Party

Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, 10 p.m. - 2 a.m.

This is the official welcome party for the Black Alumni Society, featuring DJ Skillz. Check back later for registration information.

Shelton Leadership Forum

McKimmon Center, 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Featured keynote speakers include Mallory Weggeman, 2012 Paralympic gold medalist; NC State alumnus Thurl Bailey, retired professional basketball player with the Utah Jazz and the Minnesota Timberwolves; and Rocky Bleier, four-time NFL Super Bowl champion.

Saturday

Homecoming Football Game

Carter-Finley Stadium, time TBD

The Wolfpack take the field against the Clemson University Tigers.

Black Alumni Society Game Watch

Backyard Bistro, time TBD

If you don’t get a ticket to the game, come and watch the game with the Black Alumni Society.

Black Alumni Society Grand Finale Party

Pizza La Stella, 10 p.m. - 2 a.m.

This is the official homecoming party for the Black Alumni Society, with music by DJ MC, the MMG Black Bottle Boys and Untouchable Music. Check back later for registration information.

Sunday

Black Alumni Society Brunch and General Body Meeting

Jimmy V's Osteria + Bar, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Join the Black Alumni Society's executive board for brunch and discuss what’s going on with the society.