Homecoming 2012

It’s bigger than ever! 
Friday, October 5 - Saturday, October 6, 2012 

Celebrate Homecoming with us!  You’ll enjoy a revamped and expanded alumni tailgate area that will feature an all new FAN ZONE with tailgating, music DJ, a variety of inflatables including a moon bounce, football, soccer, and basketball inflatables, and a new 5th Quarter special with a live band in the Ceddia Union Building after the game. Save the date, send in your RSVP, and make plans to celebrate Homecoming 2012 at SHIP.  

View the Homecoming Weekend brochure on-line. The brochure is your go-to for what's happening Homecoming Weekend!  See the listing of activities and any associated costs and make plans to return for Homecoming Weekend!   Be familiar with the Homecoming Tailgate Policy.

NEW in 2012! 

  • Downtown SHIP Party Tour 
    The bus runs from 7 - 11pm Friday with the party starting at 6pm.  Bus runs on a continuous loop with stops at The Thought Lot, Maxie's, Ship Wreck Pub & Inn, University Grille, and Knute's Pub & Grill. Register for door prizes at each location and get your FREE t-shirt. Grand prize drawing to be held at 10pm (Knute's 2nd Fl), so plan your pub crawl accordingly. FREE
  • VBP (Very Busy People) Healthy Cooking Series
    Saturday, 10 - 11am; Demonstrations, food sampling, and discussion on how to prepare delicious meals for your family (or yourself) in 30 minutes or less. Class size limited - must register. FREE
  • Wine Tasting 101 - Rhein & Mosel Wines of Germany
    Saturday, 11:45am - 12:45pm AND just added - 1:15 - 2:15pm; Look, smell, taste! Starting with your basic senses you will learn how to taste these unique wines like the pros. Topics include how to read a wine label, understanding German wine classification, pairing foods with wine, and simple wine terminology. Class size limited - must register. FREE
  • 5th Quarter with musical guest "Second Time Thru"
    Saturday, 4 - 6pm; After the game, join us for soup, mini sliders, drinks, and other light fanfare food.  Music by Second Time Thru, a four-piece accoustic band featuring interwoven guitars, solid bass, cool percussion, and four-part harmony vocals. $5/person; children 12 and younger free.

UPDATES for the Homecoming brochure 

  • Saturday, Oct. 6 - There is no 7pm MAC Homecoming Weekend Show in Memorial Auditorium      


    Register Now! 

    On-line registration closes September 24.
    For your convenience, area lodging options may be found at www.ship.edu/Visit/Lodging
    For answers to your questions, e-mail alumni@ship.edu or 717-477-1218 to speak with an alumni representative




What Happened in Ship... Stayed in Ship

Back by popular demand, the Ship artifacts exhibit returns-and it has grown at an unbelievable rate! Featuring even more vintage items from various sports teams, Greek life, campus clubs and activities, this year's exhibit will include a special section dedicated to Jane Goss, retired associate director of athletics who passed away in June. items from her personal collection of Ship sports artifacts will be displayed. Don't miss this exhibit! It's free, it's fun, and it's guarenteed to bring back memories from your Ship days. 

Hours: Thursday, 9am - 7pm; Friday, 9am - 7pm; Saturday, 9am - 6pm