Homecoming Weekend

Friday, September 20 & Saturday, September 21, 2024
Hundreds of BISON returning to the Hill

Schedule is tentative and subject to change.

Registration is open!


  • Dudley Hill Golf Club at Nichols College Open
  • 4pm | Women’s Soccer vs University of New England, grass field
  • 6pm | Golden Bison Dinner, (reception beginning at 5pm) Daniels Auditorium
  • 7pm | Field Hockey vs Western New England, Vendetti Field
  • Bison Den is Open!



  • 9am | Women’s Lacrosse Alumni Game, Vendetti Field
  • 9am | BISON Breakfast (complimentary), Lombard Dining Hall
  • 10am | Hall of Fame Brunch: Induction, Daniels Auditorium
  • 10am | Cornhole Tournament, Copper Quad Lawn
  • 10am | Campus Tours, Welcome Center
  • 11am | Degrees of Success: Celebrating 50 Years of Graduate Education, Conant Library
  • 11am | Classroom Demonstrations – Virtual Reality in the Classroom, Academic Building & Bloomberg Finance Lab, Fels Student Center
  • 11:45am | BISON BALL, Green v White – sneak peek at 2025 men’s b-ball, Main Gym
  • Bookstore Open, Fels Student Center & kiosk on Vendetti Field area


  • 11am | Tailgate opens, Lot M, Reunion Lot & End-Zone (for registered vehicles only)
  • 12noon | Men’s Soccer vs University of New England, grass field
  • 12:15pm | Student Float Parade, John Davis Way & Lot M
  • 1pm | Football vs United States Coast Guard Academy, Vendetti Field
  • 12pm | VIP Suite for Hall of Fame Members and Golden Bison, Athletic Center

Evening (post-game):

  • 6pm | Reunion Years Dinner, Wellsworth Hotel, Southbridge
  • 6pm | Men’s Tennis vs Clark University, Robinson Tennis Courts
  • Bison Den is Open!


  • Please see Local Things to Do for a list of events in the area on this day.

Staying overnight?

Book with the following preferred accommodations as early as possible :

Wellsworth Hotel (formerly the Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center):
Southbridge, MA
Must use this phone number for special Nichols College rate. Room blocks reserved through 8/30/23. Spots are limited.

The Publick House:
Sturbridge, MA
Room blocks reserved through 8/15/23. Sturbridge, MA

Sturbridge Comfort Inn & Hotel

Sturbridge Host Hotel and Conference Center

Holiday Inn Express (Sturbridge & Auburn)

Hampton Inn (Sturbridge & Auburn)

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriot (Auburn)

*Rates subject to change based on availability.

Homecoming Registration


If you have any immediate questions, please contact alumni.office@nichols.edu or 866-622-4766

Can’t wait to see you back on the Hill!

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