Epic HBCU Homecoming 2023: Football, Fellowship, and Fun!

Last Updated on August 10, 2023

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From Old School to New School Fans, HBCU Homecoming 2023 Has It All!

Hey there, HBCU Family! Whether you're an alum, a supporter, a future student, or a current student, HBCU Homecoming 2023 is going to be a live. Let's dive into everything that makes this year's homecoming THE event to look forward to!

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HBCU Homecoming 2023 Schedule Unveiled

Ever found yourself asking, “When is Spelman Homecoming 2023?” Well, look no further!

And that's just the beginning! Check out the complete HBCU homecoming schedule below and plan your exciting homecoming week.

West Virginia StateGlenville StateInstitute, WVSept. 23, 6 p.m.
Alabama A&MTuskegeeHuntsville, ALSept. 30, 2 p.m
Elizabeth City StateJohnson C. SmithElizabeth City, NCSept. 30, 1 p.m.
Texas SouthernLincoln (CA)Houston, TXSept. 30, 2 p.m.
Alabama StateBethune-CookmanMontgomery, ALOct. 7, 2 p.m.
Bluefield StateLincoln (PA)Bluefield, WVOct. 7, 3 p.m.
Bowie StateVirginia StateBowie, MDOct. 7, 2 p.m.
Edward Waters LaneJacksonville, FLOct. 7, 2 p.m.
Lincoln (MO)Northwestern StateJefferson City, MOOct. 7, 2 p.m.
Morgan StateStony Brook Baltimore, MDOct. 7, 1 p.m.
ShawJohnson C. SmithDurham, NCOct. 7, 1 p.m.
Albany State AllenAlbany, GAOct. 14, 2 p.m.
Bethune-CookmanTexas SouthernDaytona Beach, FLOct. 14, 3 p.m.
Central StateSavannah StateWilberforce, OHOct. 14, 1 p.m.
Grambling StateAlabama A&MGrambling, LAOct. 14, 2 p.m.
Jackson StateAlabama StateJackson, MSOct. 14, 2 p.m.
Johnson C. Smith Saint Augustine’sCharlotte, NCOct. 14, 1 p.m.
Lincoln (PA) Elizabeth City StateLincoln University, PAOct. 14, 1 p.m.
Mississippi Valley StateArkansas-Pine BluffItta Bena, MSOct. 14, TBD
SouthernLincoln (CA)Baton Rouge, LAOct. 14, 4 p.m.
Tennessee StateNorfolk StateNashville, TNOct. 14, 5 p.m.
TuskegeeEdward WatersTuskegee, ALOct. 14, 1 p.m.
Virginia StateBluefield StateEttrick, VAOct. 14, 2 p.m.
Virginia University LynchburgFort LauderdaleLynchburg, VAOct. 14, TBD
Arkansas-Pine BluffAlcorn StatePine Bluff, AROct. 21, 2 p.m.
BenedictKentucky StateColumbia, SCOct. 21, 2 p.m.
Clark AtlantaCentral StateAtlanta, GAOct. 21, 2 p.m.
Delaware StateSouth Carolina StateDover, DEOct. 21, 12 p.m.
Fayetteville StateJohnson C. SmithFayetteville, NCOct. 21, 2:30 p.m.
Florida MemorialWebber InternationalMiami Gardens, FLOct. 21, 1 p.m.
Fort Valley StateMorehouseFort Valley, GAOct. 21, 2 p.m.
HowardNorfolk StateWashington, DCOct. 21, 12 p.m.
Lane CollegeVirginia-LynchburgJackson, TNOct. 21, 2 p.m.
LangstonArkansas BaptistLangston, OKOct. 21, 2 p.m.
LivingstoneShawSalisbury, NCOct. 21, 1:30 p.m.
MilesAllenFairfield, ALOct. 21, 4 p.m.
Savannah StateTuskegeeSavannah, GAOct. 21, 3 p.m.
Virginia UnionLincoln (PA)Richmond, VAOct. 21, 1 p.m.
Winston-Salem StateSaint Augustine’sWinston-Salem, NCOct. 21, 1:30 p.m.
Allen Edward WatersBlythewood, SCOct. 28, 2 p.m.
Florida A&MPrairie View A&MTallahassee, FLOct. 28, 4 p.m.
HamptonNorth Carolina A&THampton, VAOct. 28, 2 p.m.
MorehouseKentucky StateAtlanta, GAOct. 28, 2 p.m.
Norfolk StateMorgan StateNorfolk, VAOct. 28, 2 p.m.
North Carolina A&TTowsonGreensboro, NCNov. 4, 1 p.m.
North Carolina CentralNorfolk StateDurham, NCNov. 4, 2 p.m.
Prairie View A&MArkansas-Pine BluffPrairie View, TXNov. 4, 2 p.m.
South Carolina StateHowardOrangeburg, SCNov. 4, 1:30 p.m.

Get Ready for Halftime: A Musical Extravaganza Awaits!

You haven't seen anything like the Battle of the Bands at HBCUs. Remember that time when the tuba player stole the show with a solo? It's stories like these that make HBCUs homecoming a musical spectacle! 

HBCU Football Schedule 2023: Games You Can't Miss!

It's not just about education; it's about the game! The HBCU football schedule has rivalries that will have you on the edge of your seat!

  • Prairie View A&M vs. Texas Southern: Labor Day Classic 
  • FAMU vs. Bethune-Cookman: The Florida Classic
  • Southern vs. Grambling State: The Bayou Classic
  • Morehouse vs. Tuskegee: Morehouse-Tuskegee Football Classic
  • Howard vs. Hampton: The Battle of the Real HU

Football at Black Colleges is more than a game; it's a culture.

Embrace the Culture: From Academic Achievements to Artistic Brilliance

Who said homecomings were all play and no work?

  • Academic awards: recognizing brilliant minds.
  • Art Exhibits: Discovering the Next Basquiat at Clark Atlanta Homecoming 2023!

Could you be the next big thing? HBCU homecomings are where stars are born!

Fashion and Food to Die For

Ever worn something so dope that you wished the whole world could see it? HBCU Homecoming 2023 is your runway! And let's not even get started on the food—it's soul-food heaven!

Reconnect & Network: Alumni Events Not to Miss

Let's Make HBCU Homecoming 2023 Unforgettable!

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Remember when we danced all night at Clark Atlanta Homecoming? Or the jaw-dropping moment at FAMU Homecoming 2022 football game? Let's make new memories this year!

The joy, the laughter, the connections – that's what HBCU Homecoming 2023 is all about. Whether it's Howard Homecoming 2023, Morehouse Homecoming 2023, or any other HBCU, this year is going to be epic. So mark your calendars, pack your bags, and let's get ready to celebrate and see you there!

Come back and visit us next year for the HBCU homecoming 2024 schedule.

FAQs: All Your Burning Questions Answered

What is homecoming for HBCU?

An annual tradition where students, alumni, and the community come together to celebrate, reconnect, and show school spirit through events, music, sports, and more!

Which HBCU has the best homecoming?

Now, that's a loaded question! Every HBCU offers a unique and vibrant homecoming experience. It's like asking someone to choose their favorite song – it's personal and subjective.

What is the number 1 HBCU homecoming?

There isn't a definitive ‘number 1' as it varies based on personal experiences. However, schools like Howard, FAMU, and Spelman often get a lot of attention for their grand celebrations. It's best to experience a few and decide for yourself!

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