Frequently Asked Questions

Please come to the registration desk in the Campus Center for your 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.
October 12-14, 2018
Each year the full Homecoming and Family Weekend schedule is listed online. It is also available in the print edition of Crossroads, EMU’s alumni magazine, usually during the summer.

The schedule for Homecoming and Family Weekend 2018 is not available at this time.
Homecoming Registration is now closed. Registration opens in August.
Dining plans are $10-$15/person (free for children ages 4 and under). Other breakfast and afternoon programs for particular alumni groups have affordable associated costs, as does the Fall Festival (food trucks!) and concert.

Those costs will be listed on the online registration form. In addition, there are many nearby restaurants -- many within walking distance from EMU -- to choose from.

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, or bounce houses on the lawn; an athletics event or a hike in the area, children of alumni can enjoy a visit to EMU for the weekend activities.
On campus options include the dining hall in the lower level of Northlawn, the Royal's Den in the University Commons upper level, and the Common Grounds Coffeehouse in the 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 many ethnic restaurants, downtown eateries, and options nearby campus.
Harrisonburg is a vibrant college town, and the surrounding Shenandoah Valley offers beautiful outdoor activities. You might want to visit the Harrisonburg Farmer' 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 visions for the future all year! Please share them on EMU's Facebook page with #EMU100, #EMUView or #EMUHomecoming, email, or visit
The EMU Bookstore, located in the University Commons upper level, will be open until 5 p.m. on the Friday of Homecoming and Family Weekend and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.