Homecoming Past Events

Homecoming Weekend 2018 Highlights

DAA's Party on the Plaza
Duke alumni enjoyed DAA's newest Homecoming tradition on Friday. They reconnected with friends and the Duke community while enjoying music, activities, student performances and more on the plaza, and the Alumni VIP Lounge in Penn Pavilion. 

DAA Pregame Celebration
Alumni got ready for a victory at the DAA pregame gathering on Saturday, including fun for the whole family, face painting and a photo booth. An awesome alumni tradition!

Duke vs. North Carolina Central Football Game
DUKE WINS 55-13.

See photos from Homecoming 2018 here.

First Four Reunion at Homecoming, Sept. 21-22

First Four Reunion at Homecoming

Undergraduate alumni from the first four classes out (2015-2018) reconnected with friends throughout Homecoming Weekend at exclusive First Four reunion events, including the First Four Happy Hour in The Devil’s Krafthouse and Brightleaf Takeover.

Affinity Group Reunions, Sept. 21-22

affinity group reunions

Alumni of student organizations, clubs, and sports teams reunited during Homecoming with affinity group reserved spaces at the VIP Lounge and Pregame Celebration. 

Duke Black Alumni (DBA) Homecoming 2018, Sept. 21-22

Duke Black Alumni homecomingDuke Black Alumni hosted their bi-annual Homecoming celebration. DBA alumni reconnected with old friends (and meet some new ones) while cheering on the Blue Devils and enjoying fall in Durham!

Graduate School Homecoming Celebration, Sept. 21

Graduate School homecomingAlumni, students, and faculty celebrated Homecoming at The Graduate School’s annual reception. The reception featured remarks from Graduate School Dean and Vice Provost for Graduate Education, Paula D. McClain, and honored the third class of inductees of the Duke Graduate School Few-Glasson Alumni Society.


Relive Homecoming Weekend 2017

Friday, Sept. 15

Duke Homecoming DanceAlumni kicked off the weekend by gathering with their affinity groups, checking out the new Devil's Krafthouse for happy hour, or joining the party early at the Alumni VIP Lounge on K-Ville Quad. Graduate students and alumni celebrated at the Nasher before making their way back to K-Ville. President Price's first Homecoming Dance was a huge success – the dance floor was packed as the crowd cheered on Duke student dance groups, a live band, and President Price, who took the stage to welcome all to Homecoming Weekend.

Saturday, Sept. 16

First Four ReunionAlumni came to the pre-game celebration in Wilson before the Blue Devils took on the Baylor Bears, ultimately defeating them 34-20. Young alumni from the #DukeFirstFour (Classes of 2014 - 2017) then head to Brightleaf Sqaure for one final celebration of the weekend.




Volunteer Weekend

Duke Alumni VolunteersVolunteer Weekend coincided with Homecoming, where alumni came back to campus to learn about engagement and volunteerism with Duke. Special volunteers were acknowledged in the DAA Awards ceremony and on the football field during halftime. 

See photos of the weekend on Facebook: