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Join NCCU at the 2017 MEAC Basketball Tournament!

2017 NCCU Distinguished Alumni couple, Mr. and Mrs. Cornell '75 and Bessie '75 Slade
Published: Thursday, January 26, 2017

Come out and join us as we cheer on our Eagles men’s and women's basketball teams during the 2017 Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference (MEAC) Basketball Tournament!  This year’s tournament will be held Mar. 6-11 in Norfolk, Va. at the Norfolk Scope Arena.


For your convenience, NCCU room blocks have been established at the following hotels:

Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront (SOLD OUT!)
425 Water St., Portsmouth, VA 23704
Standard Room - $135 /night
Group Code: NCCU Alumni Relations
Call (757) 673-3000 make reservations. The deadline to book rooms is Feb. 13.

Courtyard Virginia Beach Norfolk
5700 Greenwich Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23462
King Room Only - $94/night
Group Code: North Carolina Central University Alumni
Call (757) 490-2002 to make reservations. The deadline to book rooms is Feb. 17.

Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel
777 Waterside Dr., Norfolk, VA 23510
Standard Room: $135
Group Code: NCCUALUM17
Call (757) 622-6664 to make reservations. The deadline to book rooms is Feb. 13.


Tickets are available now and can be purchased online or via the NCCU Ticket Office at (919) 530-5170.

This year, Mr. and Mrs. Cornell ‘75 and Bessie ’75 Slade will be announced as NCCU’s Distinguished Alumni couple, at halftime during the 8 p.m. MEAC Tournament basketball game on Thursday, March 9. (A game ticket is required.)


Thursday, March 9, 2017

Chancellor’s Donor Reception*
Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
*By Invitation Only

Alumni Appreciation Party
Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
10 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Cost: Complimentary for NCCU Alumni Association members (financial), Eagle Club, NCCU Foundation and Shepard Society members; $10 for all others

For additional information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 919-530-6363.

The NCCU Men's Basketball MEAC Regular Season Champions t-shirt is available at NCCU Bookstore here.

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