Alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of the university will gather from October 28 to November 3 to celebrate with time-honored homecoming traditions and all-new events that are fast becoming Wolfpack favorites.
Take a look at our full calendar and discover homecoming experiences you won’t want to miss.
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Paint the Town Red
Hillsborough Street, 5:00 pm
Bring a splash of Wolfpack spirit to our favorite thoroughfare. Come help us paint the windows along Hillsborough Street.
Red and White Week Kickoff
Wolf Plaza, 12:00 pm
Help us launch our weeklong celebration of all things NC State with music, food and giveaways.
Canned Food Drive
Park Alumni Center, 2:00 pm
Carry on the tradition of Wolfpack service. Drop off your canned food donations to benefit Triangle food shelters.
Halloween Short Film Screenings
Gregg Museum of Art & Design, 6:00 pm
Come view screenings of four Halloween-themed short films by renowned LA filmmaker Jodi Wille.
Holmes Hall Dedication Ceremony
Holmes Hall, 1:00 pm
Introducing Holmes Hall. Join us as we celebrate the extraordinary legacy of Irwin Holmes Jr., the first African-American to receive an undergraduate degree from NC State.
Zip Line and High Ropes Course
Schenck Forest, 6:00 pm
Reach new heights while climbing, jumping and zipping through a high ropes course at Schenck Forest.
NCSYNC: DJ Wolfpack Edition
Stafford Commons, 7:00 pm
Performers from student organizations across campus tackle songs in a lip sync battle.
Black Alumni Society Reception
Witherspoon Student Center, 5:00 pm
Join the Black Alumni Society to celebrate scholarship recipients and the gallery exhibition Unapologetically Here.
Red and White Week Pep Rally
Stafford Commons, 6:30 pm
Get excited to cheer on the Wolfpack before the big homecoming football game on Saturday.
2018 Chancellor's Fall Address
Talley Student Union, 1:00 pm
Join Chancellor Woodson in Talley Student Union to celebrate NC State's past year — and look toward our extraordinary future.
Homecoming Porch Party
Nelson Hall Front Porch, 4:30 pm
Connect with fellow NC State alumni and their families for food and fun as we gather together to watch the homecoming parade.
Miller Fields, 1:00 pm
Want to knock your friends over in a giant bubble? Assemble a team to bump and bounce your way to victory.
Red and White Week Parade
Hillsborough Street, 6:00 pm
Join campus clubs, student organizations and the NC State marching band for the annual homecoming parade down Hillsborough Street.
Alumni Association Homecoming Tailgate
PNC Arena, 12:00 am
Join the Alumni Association for our homecoming tailgate before the NC State vs. Florida State football game.
Stewart Theatre, 8:00 pm
NC State LIVE presents the Grammy award-winning ensemble Chanticleer as they celebrate their 40th Anniversary tour.