Homecoming Week will include opportunities to engage in-person and virtually through week-long events, as well as one-time signature events. See below for a full schedule of student events. Also, follow us on social media @elonu_involvement. Proud to be a Phoenix!

 

Week-long Events, Monday-Friday, Oct. 12-16


Showcasing and Voting of the ‘E’s (Iconic Plaza)

All students were invited to paint and decorate a 40” E. All completed ‘E’s will be displayed on Iconic/Lakeside Plaza throughout the week. Come see the creativity of your classmates and vote for your favorites! More details can be found on PhoenixCONNECT.

Impact and Lessons Learned from Alumni (virtual)

Student organizations are encouraged to reach out to past leaders and members of their organizations and invite them to join their weekly meeting. Alums will be asked to share where they are now and how involvement in the organization impacted them beyond Elon.

Elon Athletic Teams Spotlight (virtual)

Each day this week, our athletic teams, athletes, and coaches will be showcased via social media. Follow @ElonPhoenix in celebration of our student athletes.

 

One-time Daily Events


Monday, Oct. 12

Social Media Challenge: Maroon Monday** (virtual)

Celebrate the first day of Homecoming Week by showing your spirit and throwing on your favorite Elon gear (but make it maroon!). Snap a picture and tag #ElonatHome for a chance to be featured on Elon social media pages.

Tuesday, Oct. 13

Social Media Challenge: Tag your roommate Tuesday** (virtual)

Participate in Tuesday’s social media challenge by posting your favorite picture of you and a roommate! Post it using #ElonatHome for a chance to be featured on Elon’s social media pages.

Wednesday, Oct. 14

Social Media Challenge: Where on Campus Wednesday** (virtual)

Tune into Elon’s social media pages at 8:00 AM, 11:00 AM, and 4:00 PM to test your campus knowledge! See if you can guess where each picture is on campus.

Where on campus Wednesday: Got Luck? (Hidden wooden ‘E’s across campus)

Follow clues on social media (@elonsub) to find hidden wooden ‘E’s throughout campus. Return the found ‘E’s to the Student Involvement in Moseley 207 to retrieve your prize. Happy hunting! Find more details on PhoenixCONNECT.

Food Truck Frenzy (Koury Lot, Iconic Plaza, & Global Basketball Court) 11:00am-2:00pm

Keeping with tradition, the Student Union Board and Elon Dining are joining up to host a reimagined fall Food Truck Frenzy!  Enjoy food from some of your favorite food trucks throughout campus. More details can be found on PhoenixCONNECT.

Thursday, Oct. 15

Social Media Challenge: Throwback Thursday** (virtual)

It’s throwback Thursday! Post a good ol’ throwback from your favorite moment so far on campus and use #ElonatHome for a chance to be featured on Elon’s social media pages.

Trivia Night: Throwback Thursday (in person and virtual), starts at 10:30pm

Join the Student Union Board for Trivia and test your knowledge of Elon history through the decades. You have the chance to win cool prizes and compete against your friends and other students while in the comfort of your room through Zoom or in McKinnon Hall. Find more details on PhoenixCONNECT.

Friday, Oct. 16

NPHC Homecoming Stroll Off (virtual), 7:00pm

Elon University’s National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) is hosting its annual Stroll Off, in which the historically African-American fraternities and sororities partake in stepping and strolling. More details about the Stroll Off can be found on PhoenixCONNECT. It will premiere on the following NPHC social media links – Linktree https://linktr.ee/nphcelon and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/eu_nphc/?hl=en

SUBCinema: Movie in Turner Theater, 8:00pm

Featuring The Conjuring. Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.

Drive-in Movie (Ingold Parking Lot), 9:00pm and 11:30pm

Join the Student Union Board for a Drive-In Movie screening of the classic film, Grease! Students are encouraged to join the festivities safely from their cars. Bring your roommates and some blankets and join us for a fun, physically distant event. More information can be found on PhoenixCONNECT.

Saturday, Oct. 17

#ElonatHome Virtual 5K** (virtual)

Participate in the first-ever #ElonatHome Virtual 5k any time on Saturday of Homecoming week! You can choose to either run, walk, roll, or crawl 3.1 miles! Show your participation by posting a photo with the hashtag #ElonatHome for a chance to be featured on Elon’s social media pages. Bonus points if you’re in Elon gear! Visit PhoenixCONNECT for more information.

Community on the Commons, 2:00-7:00pm on Young Commons

Come out and enjoy some music, a food truck, yard games, and spin the wheel for your chance to win some Phoenix spirit prizes!

SGA Crowning of Homecoming Royalty, 4:00pm on Young Commons

Come celebrate all members of the Homecoming Court and see two students be crowned as this year’s “Homecoming Royalty.”

SUBCinema: Movie in Turner Theater, 8:00pm and 10:30pm

Featuring The Conjuring. Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.


Events with (**) are those that are included in the Alumni Homecoming and Reunion Week schedule of events. Students also have the opportunity to participate.