The Ultimate Homecoming Experience

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The Ultimate Homecoming Countdown

Homecoming Events

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Oct 30

The first concert of the Ultimate Homecoming Experience is set to be a powerful night of praise and worship featuring Tasha Cobbs Leonard and Kierra Sheard.

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Oct 30

Join the entire Eagle campus community as­­ we kick off the start of the Ultimate Homecoming Experience Week.

NCCU Royal Coronation 2021
Oct 31

Enjoy a night of pageantry and entertainment as the new Miss and Mister NCCU are crowned and officially installed as the newest members of the NCCU Royal Lin

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Nov 01

The Ultimate Talent Show will showcase the mega talent on NCCU’s campus, featuring students singing R&B, hip-hop, gospel and contemporary music from the

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Purchase your tickets to all of the homecoming events here.

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Traveler’s Guide

Review some suggestions on how to make your return to the Nest more enjoyable.

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The Ultimate Homecoming Experience Live Stream

The Ultimate Homecoming Experience can be accessed virtually. Visit the live stream tab for the events that are available for streaming.

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Campus Parking and Transporation

Eagle fans and friends, learn how to have a seamless transportation experience at the Nest.

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Campus Safety

NCCU University Police will enforce the university’s policies and regulations and North Carolina State general statutes, including those related to alcohol, illegal substances and weapons. Violators of these policies, regulations and statutes will be permanently trespassed from NCCU or arrested.

Get Involved


The Homecoming Parade is where NCCU and the community come together. Find out how you can be a part of the experience.


Eagle family celebrations, food, and fun all happen at the Tailgate.  Find out how you can host your own tailgate party.


Vendors make homecoming events exciting. If you have merchandise that you would like to sell, please complete a vendor application.

Ultimate Homecoming Building Decorating Competition

University departments can win $500 for decorating their buildings and showing their “Eagle Pride” on campus.

Ultimate Homecoming Home Decorating Competition

Eagles worldwide can win a $500 University Bookstore Shopping spree for showing their “Eagle Pride” where they are.


Come soar with us by sponsoring the Ultimate Homecoming Experience and signature events with category exclusivity in 2022. Interested in becoming a 2022 NCCU Homecoming sponsor? Download the 2022 NCCU Homecoming Sponsorship Guide.

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2021 Coronation. Mr. NCCU Jarvis Blanding, Jr. and Kayla Crawford