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Please come to the registration desk for your Centennial and Homecoming packet, which will include tickets for your registered events and weekend information. Tickets will be collected at events and meals.

The homecoming registration desk and welcome center will be located in the main floor lobby of the Campus Center. On Friday, it will be open 3-8:30 p.m. Open hours Saturday will be 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
October 11-16, 2017
The current Centennial, Homecoming & Family Week schedule is listed online here. Events will continue to populate this list as Centennial Week approaches.
Registration is now closed.
Dining plans are $8-$12/person (free for children ages 4 and under). Child care and activities are $5 per child. Other breakfast and afternoon programs for particular alumni groups have affordable associated costs, as does the Fall Festival (food trucks!) and concert.

Those costs are listed on the online registration form. In addition, there are many nearby restaurants in walking distance from EMU to choose from.
Absolutely! We provide activities for all ages. This is a perfect time for children of alumni to become familiar with EMU and consider the value of an EMU education for their future.

Whether it is music, a color run, bounce houses on the lawn, an athletics event, or a hike in the area, children of alumni of all ages can enjoy a visit to EMU for the weekend activities.
On campus options include the dining hall in the lower level of Northlawn, the Royals' Den in University Commons upper level, and Common Grounds Coffeehouse in University Commons lower level. Dining tickets can be purchased through your online registration when it is available in August.

Several events include light refreshments or drinks. You are also welcome to check out one of the area's diverse array of restaurants near campus.
Harrisonburg is a vibrant college town, and the surrounding Shenandoah Valley offers beautiful outdoor activities. You might want to visit the Harrisonburg Farmers Market Saturday morning, take younger ones to the Explore More Children's Museum, take a bike ride or a hike.
We will be gathering stories, photos, memories and visiions for the future all year! Please share them on EMU's Facebook page, email centennial@emu.edu, or visit EMUStories.com for an online form. #EMU100, #EMUView and #EMUHomcoming
The EMU Bookstore, located in the University Commons upper level, will be open until 5 p.m. on Friday of Homecoming weekend and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.