UBC Homecoming 2023 - Okanagan

Celebrate the UBC Okanagan community by coming back to campus for a weekend of activities. Root for the men’s and women’s soccer teams at a thrilling UBCO Heat soccer double-header. And what’s summer without a barbecue? Enjoy tasty food and drink, and great conversation with fellow alumni and the principal and deputy vice-chancellor.

Registration is now closed.

Questions? Please contact alumni.events@ubc.ca.

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Celebrate UBC Homecoming in style

Homecoming is UBC’s largest school spirit event of the year. Show off your UBC pride at Homecoming and all year long with the limited edition UBC light blue retro logo crewneck.

Available for $44.95 at the UBC Bookstore for a limited time. Proceeds will benefit the FORWARD for Students Affordability Initiative.

UBC Okanagan Homecoming Schedule

Friday, September 22, 2023

Homecoming - UBCO Heat

Off the Pitch Fan Zone – UBCO Heat Soccer Matches

Fan Zone: 5:30–8:00 pm
Nonis Sports Field, 3257 Knowledge Lane – map

Men’s match starts: 5:00 pm
Women’s match starts: 7:30 pm

Homecoming weekend comes to Nonis Sports Field as the Heat soccer teams are set for an exciting night of action under the lights in front of alumni and students, featuring food, a giveaway, and half-time contests. To kick off the evening, the men’s team will aim to tame the Mount Royal University Cougars at 5:00 pm, while the women’s team will look to drop the Dinos from the University of Calgary at 7:30 pm. Both games will have important implications in the Canada West playoff race as the regular season enters the second half of the schedule so be sure to bring the noise, and the Heat, to Nonis!

Guests attending the soccer game will receive a Heat bucket hat, and the first 30 guests to check in at the registration tent will receive a UBC Okanagan picnic blanket.

Don’t miss this unique vantage point to watch the game in the end zone while enjoying food, beverages, and the good company of fellow alumni.

No cost to attend.

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Homecoming - UBC Okanagan

Homecoming fun in the Central Courtyard

Registration – 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Activities & Entertainment – 11:00 am–3:00 pm
alumni UBC Wine Club – 11:00 am–2:00 pm
Principal’s Homecoming BBQ – 12:00–2:00 pm

Bring your friends and family for a day of Homecoming celebrations in UBC Okanagan’s Central Courtyard. Start your Homecoming experience with a visit to the registration tent. This is your first stop on campus to find out what’s happening and where it’s happening, and pick up your UBC Okanagan Homecoming items.

Then join us for the Principal’s Homecoming BBQ hosted by Lesley Cormack, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Principal. There will be something for everyone to enjoy — activities and games, entertainment, photo ops, wine tasting, faculty hosted tents; and of course a BBQ and beverages! Come out and spend an afternoon on campus networking with old friends and meeting some new ones. No cost to attend.

Registration is now closed.

Be sure to check out the alumni UBC Wine Club at Homecoming

It’s brand new. And just for you. Introducing the alumni UBC Wine Club – your opportunity to enjoy special deals and exclusive pricing on featured wines from Okanagan wineries owned or operated by fellow alumni. Each wine selection is meticulously chosen by our expert team, ensuring a diverse and exciting range of high-quality wines in every pack. There’s no purchase necessary. Simply sign up and special quarterly offers will come your way. You’ll be able to find us at Homecoming in the Central Courtyard!

Faculty Activities

Are you looking for UBC Homecoming – Vancouver? Check out the schedule here.

Not able to join us in Kelowna or Vancouver? You’re still part of the UBC family! My Town Meet-ups: Homecoming Edition are being planned around the world. Check out the list of My Town Meetups.

We acknowledge that UBC’s campuses are situated within the traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wu7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), and in the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation and their peoples.


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