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Homecoming 2021

Friday, October 8 & Saturday, October 9

Homecoming 2021

Friday, October 8:


5:00 PM: LIP SYNC BATTLE

Davidson Hall Courtyard

A student vs employee musical face-off that you don’t want to miss.


6:00 PM – 9:30 PM: ALUMNI WEEKEND BLOCK PARTY

College Avenue

Featuring social opportunities, live music, food, and vendors. Join your favorite Coker friends for a fun evening together! Don’t forget to grab a photo with Striker the Cobra or the Spirit Squad while you’re there. We’ll also be celebrating with friends from the City of Hartsville and the Butler Heritage Foundation.


7:00 PM: VOLLEYBALL GAME

DeLoach Center

Your Cobras take on Carson-Newman.


Saturday, October 9:


9:30 AM – 1:00 PM: ALUMNI GAMES

Athletics Fields and DeLoach Center

9:30 AM Soccer (Men’s & Women’s) | 9:30 AM Volleyball | 10:00 AM Wrestling Practice Viewing | 10:45 AM Baseball | 11:00 AM Women’s Lacrosse | 11:30 AM Basketball (Men’s & Women’s) | 12:00 PM Softball | 12:30 PM Men’s Lacrosse


9:30 AM: CAMPUS TOUR

Library (LITC)

Revisit fond memories of campus and see how Coker has changed on this tour led by our Student Ambassadors! This tour will begin at 9:30am and last approximately 30 minutes. There is another campus tour option at 2:00pm.


9:30 AM – 1:00 PM: ATHLETICS STORE OPEN

DeLoach Center

Get your official Coker University swag at the bookstore! Or place an order online ahead of time to be ready to go for Homecoming!


10:00 AM: COFFEE WITH THE PRESIDENT

Davidson Hall Courtyard

Wake up with some Crema coffee and pastries as Dr. Harder gives an update on the year at Coker.


11:00 AM – 1:00 PM: COKER OPEN HOUSE (feat. FOOD TRUCKS)

DeLoach Parking Lot

Learn about what’s happening at Coker in this drop-in style event. We’ll have representatives from academic programs, student organizations, and staff departments who are all excited to share with everyone what’s going on on campus. Oh, and did we mention there will be food trucks?


12:00 PM: INTERNATIONAL ALUMNI/STUDENT MIXER

Virtual via Zoom

Are you an international alumnus of Coker? Or perhaps a current international student? Come join Director of International Student Services Robin Richardson and others to reminisce about Coker from all around the globe! Join us virtually via Zoom!


1:00 PM: CBAN MEET UP

Drengaelen House

Gather with CBAN (Coker Black Alumni Network) friends old and new to socialize and hear about our event plans for the coming months.


2:00 PM: VOLLEYBALL GAME

DeLoach Center

Your Cobras take on Lincoln Memorial.


2:00 PM: CAMPUS TOUR

Library (LITC)

Revisit fond memories of campus and see how Coker has changed on this tour led by our Student Ambassadors! This tour will begin at 2:00pm and last approximately 30 minutes. There is another campus tour option at 9:00am.


2:00 PM – 5:00 PM: BOOKSTORE OPEN

Coker University Store (Student Union Building)

Get your official Coker University swag at the bookstore! Or place an order online ahead of time to be ready to go for Homecoming!


3:00 PM: COBRA DANCE-OFF AND MINUTE-TO-WIN-IT GAMES

Davidson Hall Courtyard

Alumni, students, faculty, and staff compete in zany team-based events like stacking solo cups, juggling balloons, shaking marbles out of bottles, and of course, dancing.


4:00 PM: SCHOOL OF VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS SHOWCASE

Davidson Hall Courtyard

An outdoor showcase in front of campus’s most iconic building featuring dance, music, and theatre performances.


4:30 PM – 8:00 PM: TAILGATE

Soccer Field

Featuring free food, drinks, and giveaways (while supplies last).


4:30 PM: WOMEN’S SOCCER GAME (feat. ALUMNI AWARDS)

Soccer Field

Your Cobras take on Mars Hill. Featuring the presentation of our annual Alumni Awards at halftime.


7:00 PM: MEN’S SOCCER GAME (feat. ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION)

Soccer Field

Your Cobras take on Mars Hill. Featuring a pre-game and halftime celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Men’s Soccer program at Coker.


POSTGAME: VISIT HOME TEAM AXE THROWING

Soccer Field

Need somewhere to go after the campus fun is done? We recommend visiting Home Team Axe Throwing, an alumni-owned family entertainment center located at 912 W Carolina Avenue.


Sunday, October 10:


3:00 PM: FIELD HOCKEY GAME

Athletics Field

Your Cobras take on Newberry.


Thank you for making Homecoming 2021 such a success!

We’ll see you next year!

View Homecoming 2020’s events here.