Association for Campus Entertainment

Homecoming 2022 Student Schedule 

There is No Place Like the Dub! Join ACE and Campus Partners in celebrating UNCW by participation in Homecoming 2022. Break out your teal and join us in participating in celebrating the Dub. Are you looking for the full UNCW Homecoming Schedule? Please click the following link to see the University Homecoming schedule, University Homecoming Schedule. Are you a UNCW student? Check out this year's Homecoming Court and vote for who you want to be crowned as this year's Homecoming Royalty. 

Monday, February 7th 

Homecoming Kick-Off Campus Picnic

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Campus Amphitheater & Student Affairs Courtyard 

ItHomecoming and ACE and SGA are ready to kick-off the week with free music, food, and activities!  Concert on the Commons will be taking place in the Amphitheater and a Campus Picnic in-between Fishers with DIY tie blanketscross-stitch kits, food, and Homecoming giveaways. The first 150 guests will receive a “No Place Like the Dub” branded mug. Supplies are limited and are given on a first come, first served basis. If inclement weather arises, the event will take place in Burney Center Ballroom. 

Valentine's Day Stop & Serve 

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Student Affairs Courtyard

Join the Leadership and Engagement team at ACE and SGA’s Campus Picnic as we Spring into Giving with our Valentine's Day stop and serve event! We will be set up in the Courtyard from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Drop by and make Valentine's Day cards for seniors in assisted living here in Wilmington. If inclement weather arises, the event will take place in Burney Center Ballroom. 

Puzzle for a Prize: Homecoming Edition  

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. | Burney Center - Ballroom A 

Are you an avid puzzler or simply like competition? Sign up with your friends with teams of up to 5 players and compete against other teams to finish a Wizard of Oz puzzle. The first team to complete it or the team with the most puzzle complete at the stop time will win a prize! Single players will be put with incomplete groups. 15 teams, first come first serve. Questions? Email us at 

Tuesday, February 8th 

Teal Tuesday T-Shirt Swap

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Campus Amphitheater

Join ACE for a t-shirt swap event you won't want to miss at 11:30 a.m. until supplies last in the Campus Commons Amphitheater! Bring a non-UNCW university shirt OR a non-perishable food item to exchange for a limited-edition Homecoming UNCW t-shirt to show your Seahawk pride. Attendees can also stop by to enjoy a sweet treat! All food items will be donated to the on-campus food pantry, Hawks Harvest and all t-shirts will be donated to the Good Shepherd Center in Wilmington.  If inclement weather arises, the event will take place in Warwick 1.  

Homecoming Virtual Trivia 

6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. | Zoom 

Join ACE and Alumni Relations during their Virtual Trivia night! From 6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. via Zoom. There will be a variety of topics such as basketball, Wizard of Oz, UNCW, and even some local Wilmington trivia. Log on for a chance to win some cool prizes! First place winner will receive a UNCW scarf and Wizard of Oz Monopoly, second place winner will receive a UNCW scarf, North Carolina state shaped wood serving and cutting board, and North Carolina homesick candle, and the third-place winner will receive a UNCW scarf and UNCW blanket. To register please use the following link: 

Teal Tuesday Under the Stars

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. | Lumina Theater 

There is no place like Lumina! Join ACE on February 8th for Homecoming Teal Tuesday Under the Stars for a showing of The Wizard of Oz in Lumina at 7:00 p.m. Wizard of Oz themed snacks, hot chocolate & apple cider, and UNCW themed popcorn from Midtown Pop will be provided to the first 100 guests. The first 100 guests will also receive a “No Place Like the Dub” branded mug.  

Wednesday, February 9th 

Crafternoon: Diamond Painting Kits

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Student Affairs Courtyard  

Come hang with ACE during Homecoming week by painting a UNCW themed diamond paint kit. ACE will start giving out supplies at 11:30 a.m. for you and your friends to do in the Student Affairs Courtyard. Danishes, scones, and muffins (oh my!) will also be available for attendees. Supplies will be given to the first 200 guests and are on a first come, first served basis. Rain location will be Warwick 1.  

ACE Presents: Battle of the Bands  

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. | Burney Center Ballroom   

Come join ACE in the Burney Center at 8:00 p.m. for a high-energy, music filled night with student bands competing for your vote. At the end of the night, vote for your favorite to see them return to campus in the Fall of 2022.  

Thursday, February 9th 

Seahawks Votes Event 

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Campus Commons Amphitheater  

Join the Student Leadership and Engagement team and this year's Homecoming Court as we promote voter registration and the court campaigns for your vote on the last day of voting. Seahawks vote not only for Homecoming Royalty, but also for midterms and other local, state, and federal elections. We hope to see you there! If inclement weather arises, the event will take place in the Clocktower Lounge (Fisher Student Center). 

Seahawks Got Talent: Homecoming Court Edition!   

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Burney Center Ballroom   

Join ACE on February 10th in the Burney Center Ballroom or on Facebook Live from 6:00 to 7:30 to watch the 2022 Homecoming Court show off their many talents and answer some fishbowl and audience questions at Seahawks Got Talent: Homecoming Court Edition! If you want to get to know the court this is an event you do not want to miss. Sweet treats will be available for guests!  

Upperman Homecoming Fashion Show 

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. |Kenan Auditorium 

This event is designed to broaden local students’ perspectives on African American aesthetics, fashion, music, poetry, and choreography. Each year the program gives us an opportunity to highlight not only the modeling talents of our students and the musical talents of local student bands and rap artists, but we also have had the privilege of modeling the fashion brands of local businesses and our more entrepreneurial students. Annually more than 200 students, community members, and university staff gather to witness, participate in, and support this endeavor. 

Friday, February 11th 


11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Clocktower Lounge  

Get Super Bowl and UNCW Basketball game day ready with your favorite game day foods, trivia, grocery bingo, score predictions and opportunities to win prizes.  

ACE Films: The Wiz  

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Lumina Theater  

There is no place like Lumina! Join ACE on February 11th before the Stompin’ With the Greeks Homecoming Stepshow to view a showing of The Wiz. The Wiz (1978) showcases a young kindergarten teacher who finds herself in the Land of Oz, where she is greeted by Munchkins. As she journeys down the Yellow Brick Road in search of the Wiz, she encounters a scarecrow, a tin man and a cowardly lion. We hope to see you in Lumina! 

Stompin’ With the Greeks Homecoming Stepshow 

8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. | Kenan Auditorium  

The National Pan-Hellenic Council at UNCW will be hosting Stompin' With the Greeks Homecoming Stepshow. Come out and watch our NPHC fraternities and sororities compete for the grand prize! Finesse Mitchell from Wild ‘'N Out will be the host this year and Wilmington's own Bigg B will be on the 1's and 2's. Tickets are $15 for students and $20 for the public in advance, and $20 for students and $25 the day of the show. We look forward to seeing you there!  Hosted by: Arts and Programs, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Office of Student Leadership and Engagement, Upperman African-American Cultural Center. Additional Information can be found at: 

Saturday, February 12th 

Student TEALgate & TEALdrive

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Parking Lot B  

Join ACE for live music, fun games and activities in Parking Lot B from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. before the UNCW Homecoming basketball game!  Free pizza will be provided by UNCWeekends. The TEALdrive will serve as a drop-off point for student organizations who signed up to collect non-perishable food items for the on-campus student pantry, Hawks Harvest. The winner of the TEALdrive will be announced at the end of the event. The rain location will be the Fisher Student Center.  

Men’s Basketball v. Charleston   

7:00pm | Trask Coliseum