Homecoming

Saturday, October 10, 2015




Photos from Homecoming 2014

Save the Date!

Join us for a full day of activities for the entire family on J-Field. Visit Homecoming Village for free food and beverages, free give-away items, and lots of Jumbo spirit. Don’t forget to bring future Jumbos to Kids’ Corner for arts and crafts and other games. Stop by the Photo Booth to get your commemorative homecoming photo! Or simply come back and cheer on the Jumbos as they face teams from Bowdoin and Middlebury Colleges.

Check out the Tufts Bookstore table at Homecoming Village and get new Jumbo gear for 15% off all emblematic items.

Events continue to be planned, so visit often for more details!

Schedule of Events:

Ongoing Arts Events:

Shahzia Sikander: Parallax
September 10–December 6, 2015
Tisch Family Gallery
See details on the Tufts Art Gallery exhibition page.

Last Folio
September 10–December 6, 2015
Koppelman Family Gallery
See details on the Tufts Art Gallery exhibition page.

Sophia Ainslie: In Person—574
September 10–December 6, 2015
Remis Sculpture Court
See details on the Tufts Art Gallery exhibition page.

Friday, October 9:

Erev Shabbat Service
Granoff Family Hillel Center
6:00 pm | Services
7:00 pm | Dinner
Join us for student-led Reform and Conservative Shabbat Services followed by dinner (registration required for dinner). Visit the Tufts Hillel website to make reservations.

Annual Tufts Athletics Awards
Alumnae Lounge, Cohen Auditorium
6:30 pm | Reception (by invitation only)
7:30 pm | Awards Program
Student-athletes, alumni fans and athletic boosters come together for this annual program honoring our outstanding teams and athletes, featuring special student award presentations and the presentation of the Distinguished Achievement Award. Please check the Athletics website for more details.

Annual Homecoming A Capella Concert
Goddard Chapel
7:00, 9:30, and 11 pm
Three shows featuring outstanding performances by the three oldest a cappella groups at Tufts: the Beelzebubs, the Amalgamates, and the Jackson Jills! Tickets on sale prior to the shows and also at the door.

Saturday, October 10:

Tufts Alumni Council Homecoming Committee Breakfast for Volunteers and Staff
Jumbo's Tent, J-Field
9:00–10:00 am
Help get everything ready under the tent before the big crowds arrive. Complimentary coffee, juice, and assorted pastries and fresh fruit will be served.

Shabbat Services
Granoff Family Hillel Center
10:30 am | Services
12:30 pm | Luncheon
Join us for an egalitarian Conservative Shabbat morning service, followed by a delicious kosher lunch. No reservations necessary.

Jumbo's Tent in Homecoming Village
J-Field (adjacent to Ellis Oval and Baronian Field House)
11:00 am | Tent opens; cars with reservations enter parking area for tailgating
12:00 pm | Food service begins
Visit Homecoming Village and bring your appetite for lots of delicious free food and beverages, complimentary souvenir items, and lots of Jumbo spirit. Don't forget to bring future Jumbos to Kids' Corner for arts and crafts and other games. Carnival games and other activities surround the tent area again this year, sponsored by the student Programming Board.

Hillside House Homecoming Open House
Hillside House, 32 Dearborn Road, Somerville, MA
10 am–6 pm
The Hillside House for Commuting Students invites alumni and family to a Homecoming Open House. Remember those days of college classmates, the rival football game, and the Homecoming punch? Well, come back and reconnect with those old friends, watch some football ,and enjoy some free food and soft drinks! (Sorry, no punch).

Annual Young Alumni Homecoming Celebration Party
Tavern in the Square, located in Porter Square
8:00–11:00 pm
Recent graduates from the past 5 years come back to campus for fun—and keep the party going that evening. Pre-paid reservations required; watch for registration information the week before Homecoming.

Homecoming Day Athletics Events
11:00 am Men's Soccer vs. Middlebury
12:00 pm Field Hockey vs. Middlebury
1:00 pm Football vs. Bowdoin
Ellis Oval
1:30 pm Women's Soccer vs. Middlebury
Visit the Athletics website for more details.