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Upcoming Events

Contemporary American Theater Festival: 2018 Season
July 6-29
Info on shows and tickets HERE!
*Pay-What-You-Can previews starting July 1 through July 5. See the full Shepherd University event calendar for show times.*

NEH Summer Institute presents “Voice from the Misty Mountains and The Power of Storytelling”
July 8-28
Schedule of events HERE!

Class of 1988–30 Year Reunion BBQ
August 25
Smallwood & Small Insurance Pavillion (CLICK HERE for campus map)

Play some games and have some food, but most of all enjoy catching up with classmates! Bring and lawn chair and BRING YOUR OWN beer and wine (NO liquor please; soft drinks provided). We’re grilling out with SU Catering (hamburgers, hot dogs, sides, and cookies–veggie options as well); outdoor and board games will be provided!

RSVP By August 15 to Kim Hutto (304-876-5157 or
or CLICK HERE to register online!

The Smallwood and Small Insurance Pavilion is located beside Ram Stadium on East Campus. Parking for this area is either “K” or “C” lots (entrance off of Rt. 480). Please note that all alcohol consumed must stay within the confines of the pavilion and fenced concrete pad next to it. There is to be no open containers outside of this area.



2018 Outstanding Alumni of the Year and Finest Under 40 Reception
5:30 p.m.
Erma Ora Byrd Hall Atrium
By invitation only!–RSVP HERE (coming soon)


27th Annual Alumni Association Golf Tournament
7 a.m.–check in & breakfast
9 a.m.–tee off
The Club at Cress Creek
Full Details and Registration Form HERE! (coming soon)

Founder’s Day Celebration
3 p.m.
The parade will start at McMurran Hall and end at the Potomac Place residence hall for a short speaking program and reception.

First Ever College of Business Reunion Dinner
5:30 p.m.
Erma Ora Byrd Hall Atrium
Alumni from the Shepherd University College of Business, including undergraduate and graduate students from any business program, are invited to return for a Homecoming welcome reception to include beer, wine, and a buffet dinner.
CLICK HERE (coming soon) for more information and to RSVP!


Ram Band Reunion
We invite all Shepherd University (College) Ram Band alumni to join us to play for pre-game and in the stands pep music for Homecoming 2018! Game tickets will need to be purchased to enter the stadium, either online or at the gate.
*If you are a Shepherd University Alumni Association Sustaining Member, you receive a complimentary Homecoming Game ticket with your membership. See game time below for pick-up details.*

8:45 a.m. – meet at the designated tent area beside the Ken Boone Field House at Ram Stadium for a short practice.

10:30 a.m. (approx.) – all are welcome to join the current Ram Band students for a quick meal at the Dining Hall between the Homecoming Parade and the game. (all wishing to attend the meal will need to pay individually upon entering the Dining Hall)

11:15 a.m. – meet at the designated tent area beside the Ken Boone Field House at Ram Stadium for pre-game. There will also be a 3rd quarter meet-and-greet at the tented area beside the Ken Boone Field House.

CLICK HERE for musician registration online, or call Scott Hippensteel at 304-876-5129.

Alumni Breakfast
9 a.m.
Join us on the front law of McMurran Hall for a continental breakfast and the best seat for the Homecoming Parade. Breakfast is complimentary and is hosted by the SUAA and SU Foundation.

Homecoming Parade
10 a.m.
German Street

Applied Business Lab Open House
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
3 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Visit the College of Business Applied Business Lab in the Lower Level of the Dining Hall prior to or directly following the game.

Game Time: Rams vs. Concord
Ram Stadium–get tickets online HERE!
*SUAA Sustaining Members can pick up their complimentary membership ticket in the Office of Alumni Affairs (McMurran Hall, 2nd floor) September 24-27, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at the SUAA Golf Tournament on September 28, or at the Alumni Breakfast on September 29.*

SUAA Homecoming Post-Game Party
3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Town Run Taphouse and Community Pub
We welcome alumni and friends of the community to celebrate, win or lose! Enjoy music and socializing with fellow Shepherd Rams. No admission fee. Must be 21 (with ID) to drink!

Check back for more HOMECOMING WEEKEND details and info as it becomes available!

CLICK HERE to see a full schedule of all University events!