Welcome Home, Retrievers!

UMBC 2023 Homecoming with Spirit dog logo

October 8 – 14, 2023

Rain or Shine, there will be UMBC Homecoming events happening! Please check the event listing page for event specific updates.

Homecoming at UMBC is a time to reconnect, see how much the campus has grown, and show your Retriever pride! It’s a time for alumni, faculty, staff, current students, families, and friends to come together and have a PAWsitively BARKING good time. Join us as we kick off this year’s festivities with our annual bonfire and a week of exciting events including an evening with reunions, carnival, athletic events, and much more.

Black and gold FOREVER!


Woof, Woof, Woof!

UMBC Homecoming Social Media photo collage - students, Chip, Alumni, Trevor Noah

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Use the hashtag #UMBChomecoming when posting on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

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