Homecoming Week

The Only Halloween Town in Pennsylvania

Friday, Oct. 25 to Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019

New this year. The Homecoming parade will step off at 11 a.m. from the parking lot behind the Andruss Library. It will turn on to Chestnut Street, then turn right on East Second Street. The route will follow East Second, turn right onto Penn Street, then left to College Hill proceeding to Main Street. From there the route will remain as it has been in the past turning left on Market Street and ending at Town Park.

Parade Route Map

For motorists exiting Interstate 80 at the Bloomsburg/Lightstreet exit, please note Lightstreet Road will be open to campus. Main Street will temporarily be closed when the parade reaches that point.

Parking is available for all visitors and fans in the Blue Lot located on the upper campus. For more information, contact Bloomsburg University Police at 570-389-2211.

Homecoming at Carver Hall


Homecoming Events

Thursday, Oct. 24

Friday, Oct. 25

  • College of Liberal Arts Symposium, McCormick, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Pathways in Science & Technology Day, KUB, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Pathways Keynote Lecture, Gene Kinney '89 (CEO Prothena), Carver Hall, Gross Auditorium, 3 p.m.
  • Communication Studies Reception - Haas Gallery for the Arts, 3:30-5 p.m.
  • COST Alumni Reception, Greenly Center, 4 - 6 p.m.
  • Nursing Anniversary Programs
  •     40th Anniversary Celebration of the Nursing Program
        30th Anniversary Celebration of the Master's Nursing Program
        Kehr Union Multipurpose Rooms A - B , 6:30- 8:30 p.m.


Saturday, Oct. 26

  • Planned Giving Breakfast, Schweiker Room, Andruss Library, 8 – 9 a.m. There is a designated parking area for those attending the planned giving breakfast near the Andruss Library bus shelter. The parade staging area will be in the same area and staff members will be on hand to direct you.
  • Class of 1969 50th Campus Tour/Reunion Breakfast/Parade Viewing, Greenly Center, 9 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Women's Basketball Color Run, 10 a.m., Upper Campus near BU cross country course.
  • Homecoming Parade through downtown Bloomsburg, 11 a.m. (Staging in lot behind Andruss Library)
  • 25h anniversary of Multicultural Center, 11 a.m. University Tailgate lot (RSVP to Madelyn Rodriguez Director of the Multicultural Center at mrodrig2@bloomu.edu).
  • Alumni Tent Party, Fenstemaker Alumni House, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Nurse Anesthetist 10-Year Celebration, Kehr Union, 5 p.m.
  • Class of 1969-50th Reunion Dinner, Greenly Center, 6 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Art at Andruss, a self-guided tour of the art and exhibits at Andruss Library, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


  • Husky Tailgate Zone opens, 11 a.m.
  • Field Hockey vs. Slippery Rock, Steph Pettit Stadium, 12 noon
  • Men’s and Women’s Swimming vs. Susquehanna, Nelson Field House, 1 p.m.
  • Football vs. Lock Haven, Redman Stadium, 2 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 27

  • Campus Church Visitation - homecoming Sunday - 11 a.m., KUB Multicultural Center, Room 230. Bethel Deliverance International, Philadelphia, PA. Pastor Martin Harris Sr.