Homecoming & Family Weekend 2016

Homecoming & Family Weekend 2016
October 14-16

Homecoming & Family Weekend 2016 is just days away. Share in the tradition of F&M’s annual celebration. We look forward to having you on campus! Last year over 2500 alumni, parents, students and guests were on campus. If you haven’t registered, please don’t wait – help us plan for your arrival. Preregistration ends Sunday, Oct. 9.

Please take a few minutes to check out the many exciting programs and activities planned for the weekend – athletic events like football, soccer and field hockey, faculty presentations, exhibits, concerts, Greek gatherings and affinity events. See a full listing of all the festivities planned by clicking on the schedule.


Your first stop: Stop by the Steinman College Center Welcome and Registration and pick up your registration packet and pocket weekend schedule, or register to attend many of the wonderful weekend events. That’s it… all you need for the weekend. Enjoy!  

Need help? All around campus you will find helpful Homecoming & Family Weekend student volunteers in “F&M blue” T-shirts waiting to assist you with a golf cart ride, directions or just catch you up on all the latest student happenings at F&M.

See you at the Tailgate, this year in the center of campus on Hartman Green! Show your F&M Pride by wearing your blue & white…. “Our hearts shall hold a love untold, for dear old F and M.”



  • Click Here for Parking Information

    Parking: we have plenty of parking available for our attendees –Shuttles will run to satellite parking areas on Friday and Saturday. Golf cart transportation will be available on campus. Look for the parking signs along Harrisburg Avenue to assist you in finding appropriate parking. Parking options include:

    • lots adjacent to Tylus field
    • College Square, West ASFC and Williamson lots
    • Along Race and College Avenues

    Important parking note:

    The lots located behind College Row and adjacent to College Square Retailers are reserved for customers patronizing those businesses. A security officer will monitor the lot Friday and Saturday. The College strongly suggests that you make use of other available parking. Towing is enforced.

    The West ASFC parking lot will be available to those attending the Tribute Dinner after 5 p.m.

    Satellite parking is available Friday and Saturday. Look for the signs leading you to Clipper Magazine Stadium parking – entry from Prince Street and Harrisburg Pike. Shuttle service will run continually from the stadium to campus on Friday from 4 to 10 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Please wait at designated shuttle stops for the shuttle to transport you to campus.

    More parking is available near campus adjacent to the Liberty Place Conference Center. Please park only in designated areas. Use the Liberty Street Extension for the shortest access to this parking.


  • The Alumni Sporting Events Schedule During Homecoming & Family Weekend

     Miss your glory days as an F&M athlete? Join fellow alumni at a variety of alumni games and gatherings throughout the weekend. Most games feature competitions between alumni and current student-athletes. Parents are welcome to enjoy the play from the viewing stands.

    8 a.m. Alumni rowing, 518 Boathouse Road, Wrightsville, PA
    9 - 11 a.m. Alumni squash, Mayser Squash Courts
    10 - 11 a.m. Alumni football, Williamson Field
    10 - 11 a.m. Alumnae field hockey, Tylus Field
    10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Swim team gathering, 1787 Commons, College Square
    10:30 a.m. Alumnae softball, softball field at Baker Campus
    11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Alumnae women's lacrosse, Tylus Field
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Women's basketball gathering, Martin Science Library patio
    11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wrestling gathering, Bonchek Lecture Hall
    12:30 - 2 p.m. Alumni men's lacrosse, Tylus Field


Homecoming and Family Weekend hotel room blocks have expired.  Hotels listed below may still have availability for individual rooms. For more hotel and lodging options in Lancaster County, visit discoverlancaster.com/lodging.

  • Bird-In-Hand Family Inn


    2740 Old Philadelphia Pike
    Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505
    ( 10 mi. from F&M)

    Click here for more information 

  • Cork Factory Hotel


    480 New Holland Ave
    Lancaster, PA 17602
    (1.8 mi. from F&M)
    Click here for more information

  • Courtyard Marriott


    1931 Hospitality Drive
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    (7.5 mi from F&M)

    Click here for more information

  • Doubletree Resort


    2400 Willow Street Pike
    Lancaster, PA 17602
    (4.5 mi. from F&M)

    Click here for more information

  • Eden Resort & Suites


    222 Eden Road
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    (3.1 mi. from F&M)

    Click here for more information 

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites


    150 Granite Run Drive
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    (2.8 mi. from F&M)


    Use Booking Code: Franklin and call for discounted rate

    ***Individual Rooms Available

    Click here for more information

  • Hampton Inn


    545 Greenfield Road
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    (7.2 mi. from F&M)

    Click here for more information 

  • Homewood Suites


    200 Granite Run Drive
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    (2.8 mi. from F&M)

    Click here for more information


  • Inn at Leola Village


    38 Deborah Drive
    Leola, PA 17540
    (10 mi. from F&M)

    Call for F&M Rate

    ***Individual Rooms Available. 

    Click here for more information

  • Lancaster Arts Hotel


    300 Harrisburg Avenue
    Lancaster, PA 17603
    (0.4 mi. from F&M)

    Click here for more information


  • Mainstays Suites


    314 Primrose Lane
    Mountville, PA 17554
    (6.8 mi. from F&M)

    Click here for more information

  • Marriott Penn Square


    25 South Queen Street
    Lancaster, PA 17603
    (1.5 mi. from F&M)

    Click here for more information

  • Sleep Inn & Suites


    310 Primrose Lane
    Mountville, PA 17554
    (6.6 mi. from F&M)

    Click here for more information

  • The Hotel Lancaster


    29 East Chestnut Street
    Lancaster, PA 17602
    (1.1 mi. from F&M)

    Click here for more information

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Homecoming & Family Weekend 2015

Even in the rain and wind, the atmosphere of Homecoming & Family Weekend was festive and warm. More than 2,500 F&Mily members participated in the weekend, which included events like the Tailgate, football and field hockey games, student concerts, alumni gatherings and parent programs. It was a weekend to remember in so many ways. Our #truebluefandm community doesn't let a little thing like rain keep us from celebrating our yearly fall tradition! Revisit, share and save some of the great images from the weekend on Flickr.


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