Homecoming: Alumni & Reunion Weekend

Register today for Homecoming Weekend!

Homecoming Registration

Class Reunion Registration

Golden Gaels (alumnus/a of 1949-1972), Classes of 1963, 1973, 1988 and 1998

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October 13 - 14, 2023

We look forward to welcoming you on campus for 2023 Homecoming happening October 13 through October 14!

Homecoming is coming soon!

Hear from alumni for exciting updates on this year’s homecoming weekend!


Weekend Events*

Homecoming Registration

Friday, October 13

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Welcome Center Open Atrium,

LaPenta School of Business

Information center for the weekend. Pick up updated schedule

8 p.m.
Maroon Madness Kick-Off the Season Event

Hynes Arena

The Iona Community will celebrate the official start of the men’s and women’s basketball season with a fun night of contests, giveaways, and performances! 

An Iona basketball player practices a free throw.
BSU dance team at homecoming.
Iona Rugby team practicing.

Saturday, October 14

9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Welcome Center open

Atrium, LaPenta School of Business

Information center for the weekend. Pick up an updated schedule!

7:30 a.m.-Noon
Saturday Breakfast Run Service Project

Meet at 34 Montgomery Place for an 8:15 a.m. departure. This event has been filled. 

For many years, the Office of Mission & Ministry (OMM) has partnered with the Midnight Run Organization to support, serve, and advocate for individuals experiencing homelessness in New York City. OMM invites you to join us for a Breakfast Run to provide breakfast and coffee, clothing items, and companionship to our brothers and sisters experiencing homelessness in New York City. 

10 a.m.
Campus Tour

Atrium, LaPenta School of Business.

*Golf Cart available for those who need it.

**Registration required.

Men’s Soccer Game vs. St. Peter’s

Mazzella Field

Cheer on the Iona Gaels men’s soccer team as they take on St. Peter’s for Homecoming!

Noon – 4 p.m.
Alumni GaelGate sponsored by Heineken

Columba Lot

Join fellow alumni at the Alumni GaelGate in the Columba Lot for an afternoon of music, games, food trucks and beverages.

Live music:

  • Rob Maffei '89 and Richard "Yogi" Marcus '76
  • John Rafferty '92
  • The Shepard Place Band ft. Huey Kenney '03
  • Jacoby Brothers ft. Sean Jacoby '20 and Kevin Jacoby '21
  • and more to come!

Food trucks:

  • Wing King Truck
  • Sweet Treats Ice Cream and More
  • Cousins Lobster
  • Pizza Luca
  • Tacos Del Valle
  • Chartwells

**Registration Required

3 p.m.
Men’s Rugby vs. Brown University

Cheer on the Iona Rugby Team as they take on Brown for Homecoming!

5 p.m.
Homecoming and Family Weekend Mass

Burke Lounge, Spellman Hall

Class Reunions

Class of '63: 60th Reunion

Class of '73: 50th Reunion

Class of '88: 35th Reunion

Class of '98: 25th Reunion

Register today if you are a Golden Gael (alumnus/a of 1949-1972) or are celebrating your 25th, 35th, 50th, or 60th reunion.

Reunion Registration

Future Reunion Dates for the Classes of 1964, 1974, and 1999: October 2024

An old photo of Spellman Hall with students walking between classes and a car.

Homecoming: Alumni & Reunions FAQs

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Homecoming: Alumni & Reunions FAQs

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Students cheer at the 2023 homecoming game.