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Celebrate Homecoming with ODU friends, family and football! Join the fun on Twitter with #ODUbeinghome.

Join us for fun activities, catching up with friends and watching the Panther football team take on Alderson Broaddus!

  • Alumni, click here for alumni event information.

Homecoming Week! Sept. 24–29

Monday, Sept. 24

  • 7:30 p.m. – ODUWOW-A-PALOOZA (Griffin student center, lower level) 
  • 8:30 p.m. – Homecoming Week Kick-Off Party & Trivia Night (Griffin student center, lower level)
  • 9:30 p.m. – Homecoming Court Announcement (Griffin student center, lower level) 

Tuesday, Sept. 25

  • 8 p.m. – King of the Wings - Wing Eating Contest (Griffin student center, lower level)

Wednesday, Sept. 26

  • 5 p.m. – Men's Soccer vs. Trevecca Nazarene (Panther Stadium)
  • 7:30 p.m. – Pep Rally (Alumni Hall)

Thursday, Sept. 27

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – ODU Fall Blood Drive (Griffin student center, Fireside Lounge)
  • 3:30 p.m. – "Justice for Immigrants: I was a Stranger and You Welcomed Me" (Colonial Room, Sansbury Hall) 
  • 5 p.m. – Women’s Soccer vs. Trevecca Nazarene (Panther Stadium)
  • 7 p.m. – Craft & Game Night (Griffin student center, Fireside Lounge)

Friday, Sept. 28

  • 5:30 p.m. – ODU Athletic Hall of Fame Awards Dinner in the Griffin student center, rooms 258-260. Tickets cost $35. Click here for more information.
  • 9:30 p.m. – Bonfire & S’mores at the President’s Home (shuttles available in the back of Griffin student center)

Saturday, Sept. 29


  • 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Homecoming Picnic Tailgate behind Panther Stadium (alumni, student & faculty/staff and friends are invited). Tickets are free. Click here to register
  • 11 a.m. – Golf Cart Parade (Griffin student center parking lot)
  • 11:15 a.m. – Pep Session with Marching Band & Cheerleaders
  • Noon – Panther Football vs. Alderson Broaddus Battlers (Panther Stadium)
  • Halftime – Crowning of Homecoming King & Queen (Panther Stadium)
  • Halftime – 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees Recognized (Panther Stadium)
  • 3:30 p.m. – Homecoming Mass (Christ the King Chapel)
  • 5:30 p.m. – Men's Soccer vs. Cedarville (Panther Stadium)
  • 8 p.m. – Women’s Soccer vs. Cedarville (Panther Stadium)