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Homecoming: Alumni Events

Alumni:  What can you do at Homecoming?


Saturday, October 26 at 2:00 p.m. The 3rd Annual Alumni Leadership Conference

Please Note: Due to unforseen conflicts, the Alumni Leadership Conference has been cancelled. The alumni networking reception will still take place at the Lobster Pot restaurant in downtown Bristol and will start promptly at 4:30pm.


Alumni Athletes! Square off against the varsity squad and former teammates in soccer, saiing, swimming, volleyball and more. Or, come and cheer on your favorite Hawks team. The RWU Athletic Department will host the 2nd Annual RWU Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner, Saturday, October 26. For information on tickets and to read more about the inductees go to


  • Friday, October 25 at 6:00 p.m. - Intercultural Center Panel Discussion and Reception - Intercultural Alumni! The Office of Alumni Relations and the Intercultural Center are proud to announce a partnership to engage students and alumni in a dialogue regarding diversity and inclusive excellence at RWU. This event includes an interactive panel discussion and catered networking reception.

  • Saturday, October 26 at 10:00 a.m. - Women's Leadership Network - Alumnae in Architecture, Art, Historic Preservation, Engineering, Construction Management or related fields, please join Dean White and other faculty for another in our series of conversations and lectures on women's challenges and opporutnities in the design/build professions.



An important note about Homecoming Registration: 

There are two different online registration sites for Homecoming since programming differs for students/families and alumni.

If you are BOTH a parent and an alum, we invite you to visit both sites to allow you to choose the activities that appeal to you. You may register as a parent for some activities and as an alum for others. If you have any questions, please feel free to call or email:

Office of Student Programs & Leadership (401) 254-3088

Office of Alumni Relations (401) 254-3005

Other tips about Homecoming for RWU alumni:

  • If you need a place to stay, we have provided a list of local accommodations for you.
  • All alumni who register for Homecoming will receive a 10% discount coupon towards the purchase of alumni merchandise.
  • Alumni can enjoy free workouts or swim at the Campus Recreation Center. Please sign in at the Fitness Center Desk.
  • For questions, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (401) 254-3005 or email


See photos from Homecoming in previous years: