Homecoming: Saturday Events

Legacy Breakfast
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Perkins Lion’s Den

*Advance registration required

Does your family bleed blue and white? If you are a PSU alumni parent, grandparent, and/or sibling with a current student attending Penn State Berks, you're invited to celebrate your legacy together at our Legacy Breakfast event! Share memories and traditions with your Penn State family while enjoying a buffet breakfast. 

Parent & Family Check In
10:00 AM
Perkins Room 3

This open forum provides parents and families of new and returning students the opportunity to meet with professional staff and discuss any questions or concerns, as well as talk about the current news at Penn State Berks.

LionPulse Walk
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Lion Shrine

A scenic, one-hour round trip walk to Penn State Health St. Joseph Hospital, via the historic Union Canal Trail through Gring's Mill Recreation Area. Sponsored by LionPulse, an initiative to enhance health and wellness within the Penn State Community.

Free Attractions
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Perkins Lawn, Perkins Plaza and adjacent lawns

Street performers, freebies, inflatables and other attractions will provide fun for the whole family! Meander across the lawns of the beautiful Penn State Berks Campus and enjoy these free activities.

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Perkins Lawn Tent

*Advance registration required

Register online by September 13th if you and members of your family plan to attend the free picnic lunch on Saturday, September 28 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on the Perkins Lawn. The picnic is free for Penn State Berks students, alumni, employees and their families.

Due to space limitations, the maximum number of guests per party is five. If you are a family member of a current Berks student, please include them in your count. Advance registration required.

Alumni Welcome
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Mini Tent

Berks alumni are invited to stop by the Alumni Tent, located by the Beaver Community Center, to pick up a free alumni gift, enjoy light refreshments, and mingle with faculty, staff, and fellow alumni.  

Homecoming Parade
12:00 p.m.

Students, faculty and staff will show “Once Upon a Time at Berks” as they make their way across campus in their custom-made floats.  Follow the signs for the best view between Luerssen and Perkins! 

Club Fair
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Perkins Lawn, Perkins Plaza and adjacent lawns

Show your support for Berks Campus clubs and participate in activities like “Pluck-a-Duck”, fundraisers, and meet & greets.

PSU Berks Volleyball Tri Match
Beaver Community Center Gym

10:00 a.m. – Lancaster Bible vs. PSU Berks

12:00 p.m. – Lancaster Bible vs. Immaculata

 2:00 p.m. – PSU Berks vs. Immaculata

Crowning of the 2019 Homecoming King and Queen
1:45 p.m.
Lion Shrine

Join us to cheer on and celebrate the 2019 Penn State Berks Homecoming Court!

Berks Benefitting THON Vera Bradley & Sports Bingo
Perkins Lawn Tent
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m

Join us September 28, 2019 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM under the Perkins Plaza Tent to play bingo and a chance to win Vera Bradley, Sports memorabilia, and other great prizes while raising funds for Penn State Berks Benefitting THON.

Ticket Price:  $20 in advance, $25 at the event. To purchase tickets in advance, please contact Kyra Yau at [email protected].

Blue and White Society Tie Dye
4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Perkins Lawn Mini Tent

Dinner Available in Tully’s
Starting at 4:30 p.m.

Family Feud
Tully’s Food Court
600 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Join us in Tully’s food court for Family Feud! Opt to play the traditional game and win great prizes and grab a bite to eat in our dining hall.

GOLD Reunion
Schaylor Brewing Company
6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.
*Advance registration required

Calling all Penn State Berks graduates of the last decade: This reunion is especially for you! Spend the evening socializing with fellow alumni. Join us at Schaylor Brewing Company! $12.00 per person if registered by September 13, $15.00 per person if you pay at the door

Theatre at Berks Presents: Improv Event
7:00 p.m.
PSC Auditorium