Homecoming


Whether you are a GMercyU alum, a current student or part of the Griffin family, Red and Gold Weekend 2018 has something for you! 

Thursday, September 27

Homecoming Dance
Rotelle Lounge
9:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

GMercyU's Homecoming Dance featuring DJ JayRock is back by popular demand! Come in your "best dressed" for a chance to be dance king and queen! Students must bring GMercyU ID and guests must bring a state ID. Dress code is semi-formal/dressy casual. 

Audience: Students

Friday, September 28


Red and Gold Pinterest Party
Rotelle Lounge
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Get your creative on and join in on the Red and Gold Pinterest Party. Make your flair for the weekend’s homecoming festivities!

Audience: Students

Food Truck Festival
Griffin Complex Lot
8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Swing by and enjoy the evening at GMercyU. Enjoy music, sample food from local food trucks and have some fun with friends! Get more info here.

Audience: Students, Alumni, Community

Saturday, September 29

Red and Gold Breakfast
Waldron Dining Hall
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Come out and meet your friends or student for breakfast and hear from President D’Emilio on what’s happening on campus. GMercyU's Men’s Soccer team will also be there, fueling up for their game later in the afternoon. This is also your chance to meet the great people behind the scenes in the dining hall! Cost for guests $6.30

Audience: Students, Parents, Alumni, Friends

Fall Festival
Genuardi Pavilion
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Fun for the whole family! In addition to games and other attractions, there will be a bunch of new activities at this year's Fall Fest, including...

Dinner will be available for purchase for $5 per guest. Sponsored by Student Government Association.

Audience: Students, Alumni, Friends, Family, Community

Cook-Off
Genuardi Pavilion
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Come out and see if your favorite GMercyU employee wins the inaugural GMercyU Cook-Off!  Tasty food samples available.  

Audience: Students, Alumni, Community, Families

Residence Life Reunion
St. Brigid Lawn
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Resident Assistant alumni and former Res Life staff are invited to socialize with current students and staff. Light refreshments served. For more information, contact Residence Life at reslife@gmercyu.edu.

Gift Card Bingo
Genuardi Pavilion
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Dig out your old rabbit foot keychain, favorite Troll or other good luck charm and play some Gift Card Bingo. Winners receive gift cards to all the cool places. Don’t “B1” to get left out! Sponsored by SAC.

Audience: Students, Alumni, Families, Community

Hall of Fame Induction
Julia Ball Auditorium
1:00 p.m.

Gwynedd Mercy University welcomes the 6th class of inductees into the Hall of Fame. This is an invitation only event. In addition to the inductees’ family and teammates, all Hall of Fame members are welcome to attend the ceremony and celebration. To RSVP, contact Joanne Talarico at talarico.j@gmercyu.edu.

Audience: Inductees, Guests, Hall of Fame Members

Alumni vs. Student Flag Football Tournament
Griffin Complex Field
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Grab your friends and come out to play or cheer as we find out who has more guts and gets the glory...alumni or students! 

Pre-registration is required to play. To sign up as an individual, a team or for more information, contact Maddie Herman at herman.m@gmercyu.edu by September 22.  

How to Build Financial Security Planning Session

University Hall W112
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Many people don't even know where to begin when it comes to financial planning. This 60-minute presentation by GMercyU alumnus Jason Olenski ’01 covers the five key considerations: know where you are today, picture where you want to be, grow your savings, protect your assets and ability to earn an income and make your money last. 

Alumni Reception & Beer Garden
Assumption Hall & Patio
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Celebrate Homecoming with fellow alumni, faculty and friends over food, drinks and music at the GMercyU alumni reception.

This year we are introducing a beer garden, spotlighting alumni-owned, Wissahickon Brewing Company. Music also provided by alum, DJ Raw Skillz. We will also be honoring alumni who are who are former Presidential Scholars, Student Government Association members and past/present GMercyU Hall of Fame Members.

We’re looking forward to welcoming you back to campus! To RSVP for the event or as an honoree, contact the Alumni Office alumni@gmercyu.edu or 215-641-555.

Audience: Alumni, Family, Friends

Painting Away Stress
Griffinaerie
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Not ready to end your stay on campus? Take part in the P&SSA’s Painting Away Stress event and create your own mantel-worthy art. Even if you’re not a DiVinci, you’ll still have fun as this event is led by former Criminal Justice faculty member, Walt Z. 

There is limited seating so please RSVP to gullan.r@gmercyu.edu to reserve your seats!

Audience: Students, Alumni, Families

Late-Night Dodgeball
Turf FIeld
7:00 p.m.

Grab your friends and register for late-night dodgeball at imleagues.com/gmercyu.edu before heading over to the Food Truck Festival!

Audience: Students