Homecoming & Family Celebration and Reunion Weekend

Celebrating 150 Years of Plymouth State (1871-2021)

Save the date and make plans to join us. We’ll celebrate reunions for class years ending in 0, 1, 5, 6, cheer the Panthers to victory as they play on our new turf field, and so much more. Make your hotel, VRBO, or AirBnB lodging reservations today.

2021 Schedule of Events

Click on the Events below to learn more.

Friday, October 1

41st PSUAA Barbara Dearborn '60 Golf Classic, 12:00 P.M., Waukewan Golf Club, Center Harbor, N.H.
Tee off with us at noon on Friday, October 1, 2021, at Waukewan Golf Club in Center Harbor, NH as we come together for the 41st Dearborn Golf Classic. This event honors the late Professor Barbara Dearborn, Class of ’60, and raises funds for student scholarships. Sign up at go.plymouth.edu/Dearborn.

Saturday, October 2

Tailgating, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Athletic Fields
Get fired up for this favorite Homecoming tradition! Tailgating is back and bigger than ever with a great location right by the new Panther (turf) Field, lots of space for your vehicles, pop-tents, and propane grills (no charcoal or open fires allowed). Ice down the coolers, fire up the grills, and grab your Panther Gridiron Gear. Read the tailgating guidelines here.
Panther Prowl, Walk for Student Scholarships 11:30 A.M., Hartman Union Building
Recreate the excitment of the commencement walk and unify as a campus community! The Panther Prowl is a fundraising event where students, faculty, staff, and alumni gather to reconnect and fun. Wear your Plymouth State apparel and walk from the HUB, through Plymouth center, toward Panter Field in time for the Homecoming game.Learn more and register here.
Harvest Festival Food and Craft Beer Garden, 12:00 P.M., by Panther Field
Register for your meal ticket and enjoy a wide variety of delicious food stations while enjoying Homecoming festivities. One ticket is often more than enough for an adult.The Craft Beer Garden will be conveniently located near the Harvest Festival, and will host a variety of high quality offerings. (21+ only)
Plymouth State Panthers vs. Framingham State Rams, 1 p.m. kick-off, Panther Field
LET’S GO PANTHERS! Cheer the Panthers on to victory as Plymouth State plays it’s first season on the new turf field! This year we celebrate 50 years of Plymouth State football traditon with a host of exciting ways to get involved.
Plymouth State Athletic Contests, throughout the day
Holding to tradition, Plymouth State is hosting a number of athletic contests in celebration of Homecoming weekend. From Alumni Reunion Games to classic intercollegiate rivalries, there’s something for everyone. Click Here for information.
Cornhole/Bag Toss tournament, halftime, near Tailgating
Compete in the annual half-time Homecoming Cornhole Tournament for your shot at fame, glory, and one-of-a-kind Plymouth State prizes. Let’s Go!
-16 teams compete using American Cornhole Association Rules.
-Play begins promptly at halftime
-1st and 2nd place prizes
-$10 per team, pre-registration preferred, day-of available unless filled
Alumni Awards, 4 p.m., Savage Welcome Center, PSU Ice Arena, Savage Welcome Center
We’re exceptionally proud of the achievements of our university community. That’s why each year the Plymouth State University Alumni Association honors alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends for outstanding service to the University, their communities, and other alumni. Join us for this special celebration.
Alumni Reunion After Party and Night Out on the Town, 5 p.m., Savage Welcome Center, PSU Ice Arena
Immediately following the Alumni Awards plan to meet up with alumni and friends for drinks, food, entertainment, and more. Alumni, this is your night! Make new memories with good friends at the place where it all started. Want to reserve table space for your group? Need help reaching out to your long lost roomate or college buddy?Let us know. We’ll make it happen!

Starting at 7:30 p.m. grab a complimentary shuttle, with friends, to visit your favorite spots downtown and check out the new joints on main street.

Sunday, October 3

  • An informal day to enjoy the area on your own:
    • Local hikes and bike rides
    • Fall foliage drives and motorcycle rides
    • Area attractions, like the Polar Caves, Cannon Mtn Tram rides, farm stands, and more.

Below is a look back at Homecoming 2020

Who knew Pres. Birx was such a ringer at corn hole?!?!

Make a gift to support our students in honor of Homecoming

As we emerge from the grasp of COVID-19, let’s come together as Panthers to make sure our students continue to have an awesome Plymouth experience. A gift to the Plymouth Opportunity Scholarship Angel Fund goes directly to support a student in need. Click to give to students or to any area, in any amount. Every gift matters!

Photos from Prior Years

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Homecoming photo galleries