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University of Maryland Announces Homecoming Week 2018: Oct. 7-14

November 3, 2017
Contacts: 

Natifia Mullings, 301-405-4076

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Save the Date! The 2018 University of Maryland Homecoming week celebrations will take place Oct. 7-14, 2018.  Homecoming week welcomes students, alumni and families to campus with a full slate of events, including the Maryland Terrapins football game against Rutgers on October 13. 

The University of Maryland announced the dates of the 2018 Homecoming at the conclusion of last week’s 2017 Homecoming festivities. 

Highlights from this year’s Homecoming week include:

  • Over 300,000 meals packed in one day with help from 2,400 volunteers during a service project hosted by Terps Against Hunger and the Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life; 
  • Two sold-out comedy performances featuring “Daily Show” comedian Hasan Minhaj at Ritchie Coliseum; 
  • Inflatables, games, face painting, live music and fireworks at Terp Carnival on McKeldin Mall;
  • An all-you-can-eat feast complete with Maryland steamed crabs hosted by the Student Government Association; and 
  • A celebration of multicultural talent at the Nyumburu Cultural Center Juke Joint, showcasing dance, spoken word and musical performances from student groups across campus.

 

Homecoming Service ProjectHomecoming Crab FeastHomecoming Juke JointHomecoming Carnival Fireworks