Reinhardt University Homecoming 2018 "Fire It Up, Reinhardt"

Get ready to Fire it Up, Reinhardt, this October for Homecoming 2018. The week is filled with fun, social and service events for students. Alumni and friends are invited to join in on the fun with a parade, bonfire, Alumni & Friends Brunch complete with chicken and waffles, tailgating and an action-packed football game as your Reinhardt Eagles take on Point University at 6 p.m. 

Homecoming Tentative Schedule

Monday, October 1
4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

   Messy Monday

Hasty Plaza

Get messy to start off our neon-themed Homecoming Week, featuring messy Twister, splatter painting T-shirts, balloon darts and more! Come get messy with us.


Tuesday, October 2
6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

   Taco Tuesday

Gordy Dining Center

Tacos, tacos, tacos. Gordy Dining Center will serve fiesta style food, and Student Activities will have fun games to play during dinner.

8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

   Common Ground Worship

Bannister Glasshouse

Spend some intentional time with God and others who are following Jesus! We all share Common Ground at the foot of the cross. Music, message, and more! What a privilege to have this opportunity to keep your fire for Christ burning brightly in your heart and on the campus of Reinhardt University!


Wednesday, October 3

Pink Out Wednesday

Wear your pink to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Student Activities Council will be in various locations around campus handing out Homecoming T-shirts. Make sure to follow SAC on social media (@ru_sac) to see where you can find a T-shirt.

Thursday, October 4
3 p.m.

   Rise Against Hunger Service Project

Bannister Glasshouse

Rice goes first! Rise Against Hunger is a high energy service project whose hallmark is fun. Reinhardt has pledged to prepare over 10,000 meals for hungry families around the world in just two hours. To find out more about Rise Against Hunger visit riseagainsthunger.org.

Friday, October 5
6:30 p.m. (Line up at 6 p.m.)

   Homecoming Parade

Burgess Administration Building to Fincher Visual Arts Building

Show your Reinhardt Spirit in the Homecoming Parade! Student organizations and university departments are invited to show their Reinhardt Spirit with the Fire it Up, Reinhardt! theme. Decorate banners and walk through our University in a Park to the Pep Rally behind Fincher Visual Arts Building. Stay for the bonfire, S'mores, DJ and foam arena till 10 p.m. Contact the Student Activities Council at studentactivities@reinhardt.edu for more information.

7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

  The University Theatre presents "Little Shop of Horrors"

Reinhardt University Theater

Be one of the first to enjoy a musical performance in the brand new Reinhardt Theater.

7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

   Pep Rally & Bonfire

Lake Mullenix

Join us for the annual Bonfire and Pep Rally! The Screaming Eagles, SOAR The Eagle along with Lady SOAR, the cheerleaders, and the football team will be on hand to get you fired up for the big game. Immediately following the Pep Rally there will be Bonfire with music, free food, games and so much more!


Saturday, October 6
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

   Alumni & Friends Southern Chicken & Waffle Brunch (and campus tours)

Bannister Glasshouse

Join us for a Southern Chicken and Waffle Brunch complete with chicken tenders, waffles, southern-made grits, scrambled eggs, a fruit medley of cantaloupe, strawberries and blueberries, coffee and juices – all for only $10 per person. Campus tours will be available after brunch for those wishing to see the exciting things happening on campus.

Please RSVP and purchase brunch tickets here

1 p.m.

   Women's Soccer vs. Georgia Gwinnett College

Ken White Field at University Stadium

4 p.m. to 6 p.m.


Gym Parking Lot

Tailgating is rapidly becoming a Reinhardt tradition before the Eagles take the field. Spaces for tailgating are available on a first come, first served basis starting at 4 p.m. Groups may bring their own picnic items and food to the tailgate parking area. All groups are responsible for making sure their tailgating area is cleaned prior to departing for the game.

6 p.m.

   Football vs. Point University

Ken White Field at University Stadium

Cheer your Reinhardt Eagles on as they battle Point University on the gridiron. Get there early and see who wins the honor of the Capt. A.M. Reinhardt Award and the Jason Gamel Blue and Gold Award. The 2018 Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned at halftime.

Get Your Tickets Here 

7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

   The University Theatre presents "Little Shop of Horrors"

Reinhardt University Theater

Be one of the first to enjoy a musical performance in the brand new Reinhardt Theater.


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