Homecoming & Family Weekend 2019 set for October 4–6

The University of Maine at Machias is excited to celebrate our history and tradition with current and past students, staff, faculty and family. Our homecoming celebration is a chance for everyone in the community to enjoy a fun-filled weekend together, both creating new memories and reminiscing on days past!

Registration Information

Let us know you are coming! Please take a moment to complete the registration form to help us better prepare for the weekend!

Schedule of Events

We are planning many activities for everyone to enjoy throughout the weekend. A full schedule is posted below, but please note that events, times and locations are subject to change. A final schedule for the weekend will be available upon arrival.

 

Friday, October 4

Asian Themed Dinner

Join us for some of your favorite dishes from Asia!

4–6 p.m. | Kilburn Commons

$9.99 adults, $5.00 children under 12

 

DIY Flower Pots

Create your own personalized flower pots with your friends and family!

6 p.m. | Kilburn Commons

 

UMM’s Got Talent

Witness the amazing talent of current and past UMM students, staff, and faculty!

8 p.m. | Performing Arts Center

 

Saturday, October 5

Fitness Center Open

Utilize the space for free! Make sure to check the hours for specific areas by looking online!

(Free swim during posted hours)

8 a.m.–5 p.m. | Reynolds Center

 

Welcome & Information Booth

Stop by and talk with current and past students, staff, and faculty! Also, let us answer any questions you may have about the weekend!

11 a.m.–1 p.m. | Mall

 

Picnic

Join us for a BBQ on the mall with lawn games!

11 a.m.–1 p.m. | Mall

FREE! Current students with active meal plans must bring their Clipper Card. All others will be admitted at no charge.

Rain Location: Kilburn Commons (sans lawn games)

 

Alumni Soccer Game

First annual co-ed soccer game that brings current and past athletes together for a friendly competition.

1 p.m. | Soccer Field

 

Alumni Association Meeting

Join your fellow alumni to talk about upcoming events, how to stay connected, and any ideas you have!

1–2 p.m. | Reynolds Center

 

Student Union Ribbon Cutting

Come celebrate the “groundbreaking” of the newly-designated Student Union space in the Reynolds Center!

2 p.m. | Reynolds Center

 

Food Truck

Get a midday snack from this tasty food truck!

2–4 p.m.  | Soccer Field / Mall

 

Alumni Basketball Games & Hall of Fame Induction

This annual tradition brings current and past athletes together for a friendly competition as well as inductions into the Clipper Hall of Fame.

5 p.m.: Women’s Game, 6 p.m: Hall of Fame Induction, 6:30 p.m.: Men’s Game | Reynolds Center

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Maine Themed Dinner

Ignite your taste buds with some wonderful foods based right here in Maine!

4–6 p.m. | Kilburn Commons

$9.99 adults, $5.00 children under 12

 

Celebration of Life and Fire Pit Dedication for Ashley Falanka

Join us to honor and celebrate the life of Ashley Falanka, a UMM student who passed away in May 2019.

6:00 p.m. | Fire Pits By the Pond

 

Movie Night: Detective Pikachu!

Rated PG

6:30 p.m. | Performing Arts Center

Free

 

Clipper Bash

Get excited to conclude the weekend with a social gathering including stuff your own creature takeaways, board games, and group games. Snacks will be served!

8 p.m. | Kilburn Commons

 

Sunday, October 6

Reynolds Center Open

Utilize the space for free! Make sure to check the hours for specific areas by looking online!

(Free swim during posted hours)

9 a.m.–2 p.m.

 

Brunch

Get one last good meal in before you depart for the weekend!

10 a.m.–1 p.m. | Kilburn Commons

$8.29 adults, $5.00 children under 12

 

Food Truck

Get a midday snack from this tasty food truck!

12–4 p.m.  | Soccer Field / Mall

 

Women’s Volleyball vs. UMPI

Cheer on your Clippers as they make their way through the season. There will be games and prizes throughout the match!

Noon | Reynolds Center

 

Women’s Soccer vs. UMF

2 p.m. | Soccer Field

 

Soccer Jersey Retirement Ceremony for Mike Koski

A formal soccer jersey retirement ceremony for Mike Koski, a UMM student who passed away in May 2019.

3:50 p.m. | Soccer Field

 

Men’s Soccer vs. Husson University

4:30 p.m. | Soccer Field

 

Celebration of Life and Fire Pit Dedication for Mike Koski

Join us to honor and celebrate the life of Mike Koski, a UMM student who passed away in May 2019.

6 p.m. | Fire Pits By the Pond

 

Information for Families and Guests

This is the weekend for Families & Guests to visit as we have many different activities planned for all ages! With the exception of dinners, all activities and events are free and open to all community members.

Parking

Parking passes are not required for guests attending this event. Guests may park in any open regular space.

Helpful Tips

Dress Comfortably: It is recommended that you wear casual clothes for moving around campus throughout the day. Wear comfortable shoes so the walking does not wear out your feet. Please feel free to let us know of any special accommodations you may need.

Have Fun: This is a weekend designed to celebrate all that is UMM, so make sure to enjoy it!

Inclement Weather: If inclement weather is expected, please check the UMaine Machias homepage for campus closure notification.

If you have any questions about UMM Homecoming & Family Weekend or need to request a reasonable accommodation, please do not hesitate to contact the Student Engagement & Inclusion Office at (207) 255-1245.