Homecoming 2023


Alumni Event Tickets

Click here to purchase tickets to alumni homecoming events and RSVP to free events that require registration.

Basketball Arena

Homecoming Basketball Tickets

Click here to purchase tickets to the Men's and Women's Basketball games vs. Howard University.

Homecoming Events

fried chicken and waffles breakfast with maple syrup

Midnight Breakfast

Feb 12, 2023, 10pm - 1am, Talon Dining

Students walking in front of the Science and Technology Center

Scavenger Hunt

Feb 13, 2023, Noon – 2pm

Roller skates under the lights

Coppin Cascade – Skate Night

Feb 13, 2023, 7 – 10pm, PEC 108

Coppin Chopped: The Cookout

Coppin Chopped

Feb 14, 2023, 11:30am - 1:30pm, Talon Center, Dining Hall

A dancer

TikTok Challenge

Feb 14, 2023, 2pm – 4pm

Talent Show neon sign

Coppin’s Got Talent Showcase

Feb 14, 2023, 7-9pm, JWJ Auditorium

Red carpet over black background

Coppin Unlocked – Red Carpet Affair

Feb. 15, 2023, 8-11pm, Tawes Ballroom

Anthony L. Jenkins, Ph.D.

State of the University Address

Feb 16, 2023, Noon - 1pm, JWJ Auditorium

Larry Poncho Brown

Larry Poncho Brown Book Signing & Discussion

Feb 16, 2023, 5 - 6:30pm, Library, 2nd floor

homecoming happy hour

Alumni Happy Hour (SOLD OUT)

Feb 16, 2023, 6-10pm, Hotel Revival

Stage with blue colored spotlights

Concert (SOLD OUT)

Feb 16, 2023, 7-11pm, JWJ Auditorium, $20

Student in the hanging out in the hallway

2023 Commitment to Excellence Awards (AT CAPACITY)

Feb 17, 2023, 4–6pm, J. Millard Tawes Center Ballroom, 2nd Floor

Fraternity members perform a step show in the campus quad

Step Show

Feb 17, 2023, 7–9pm, JWJ Auditorium, $15


Step Show After Party

February 17, 2023 10pm - 1am, PEC 108

Athletics Hall of Fame Breakfast

Athletics Hall of Fame Breakfast

February 18, 2023, 8am – 10:30am, Tawes Ballroom


National Alumni Association Annual Meeting (AT CAPACITY)

Feb 18, 2023, 11:00am – 1:00pm, Talon Café, 2nd Floor. RSVP by Feb. 10

Tailgate Grilling out - Cheeseburgers and hotdogs with a variety of side items.

Homecoming Tailgating

Feb 18, 2023, Noon - 2:00pm, Lot F

Women's Basketball 2022

Women’s Basketball Game

Feb 18, 2023, 2pm, PEC Arena

Men's Basketball

Men’s Basketball Game

Feb 18, 2023, 4pm, PEC Arena

Close-up of multi coloured confetti flying mid-air against black background.

Homecoming Party

February 18, 2023, 9pm – 1am, PEC 108, Tickets $20

Group of raised open hands

Worship Service (AT CAPACITY)

Feb 19, 2023, 10-11am, Talon Center, 2nd Floor Atrium

Alumni Jazz Brunch

Jazz Brunch

Feb 19, 2023, 11:30am - 2pm, Tawes Ballroom, $50

Parking and Lodging

The event parking rate on campus is $5. Please refer to the campus map for available parking lots. Paid parking is required for the:

  • Concert
  • Step Show
  • Basketball Games

Please do not park on the Mondawmin Mall parking lot for Homecoming events; you will be towed. 

For accommodations, book a hotel through our website for group rates.

Vendor Opportunities

Coppin State University is currently accepting vendor applications for Homecoming events. If you would like to be a vendor, please apply.

Homecoming Tailgate Vendor Application

Homecoming Jazz Brunch Vendor Application

Homecoming Basketball Game Vendor Application


COVID Disclosure

Coppin State University is a mask optional campus.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public space where people are present. By attending in-person events, you expressly agree to comply with any and all rules and safety guidelines put in place and voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19, waiving all claims and potential claims against the event organizers, Coppin State University, the University System of Maryland, and any affiliated companies related to such risks.