Homecoming 2018 Begins Feb. 12

February 2, 2018

The excitement is mounting as Thomas Nelson Community College gears up for Homecoming 2018. The free festivities are themed Golden Gator Gras in line with the College’s continuing 50th anniversary celebration. The slate of activities will include a special appearance by the Washington Redskins cheerleaders and more.

Plus, a scavenger hunt called Golden Gator Rescue will give  students in Hampton and Williamsburg a chance to win prizes throughout the week. Students who find a coveted golden gator may claim a prize at their campus' Student Life and Leadership office.

The schedule, unless otherwise announced, is as follows:

Monday, Feb. 12
Homecoming Kickoff
noon - 2 p.m.
Silent Disco - Wythe Hall, Hampton
Astro Disc Jockey - Gators Café, Griffin Hall, Hampton

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Second floor landing, Historic Triangle 
Don't miss the fun, music and games.

Tuesday, Feb. 13    
Cosplay Party & Mini Comic Con                          
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Wythe Hall Gallery, Hampton
Dress as heroes, villains, fantasy or Anime characters; meet local comic book creator Adam Meyer; get free comic books (limited supply) and more                                   

Wednesday, Feb. 14                     
Graduation Drive

11:30 a.m.  – 1 p.m.   
Wythe Hall Gallery, Hampton                        
Register for 49th Commencement Exercises taking place in May

Balloon Giveaway
11:30 a.m. –  1 p.m.   
Wythe Hall Gallery, Hampton
Get free Valentine’s Day, sports teams and comic air walkers themed balloons  

Old Time Photo Booth & Valentine Balloon Giveaway 

noon - 2 p.m. 

Second Floor Landing, Historic Triangle


King & Queen Pageant                
Wythe Hall Gallery, Hampton
Meet the pageant contestants

Homecoming Court Online Voting
noon - 11:59 p.m. (link will be active for voting)
Students, check your VCCS email for the ballot and select a candidate (one each) for king and queen.

Thursday, Feb. 15                            
Steppin’ It Up Pep Rally

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Gators Café, Griffin Hall, Hampton
Wear your coolest Thomas Nelson gear, College Club or college Greek apparel; catch a special appearance by the Washington Redskins cheerleaders; enjoy Chisel & Shaker Ice Luge, and jam to old and new school disc jockey beats

Friday, Feb. 16                         

7 - 10 p.m.
Espada Room, Moore Hall, Hampton
The Ballroom Dance Club invites students, faculty and staff, plus one guest each, to this free event. Guests must be 18 or older and have valid ID. 

Saturday, Feb. 17
Homecoming Basketball Games

3 p.m. - Lady Gators
5 p.m.  - Men
Don't miss Thomas Nelson vs. Northern Virginia CC at Bethel High School, 1067 Big Bethel Rd.
Admission: FREE w-valid Thomas Nelson student ID, $5 faculty & staff; $6 general admission 

Homecoming 2018: Golden Gator Gras is sponsored by Thomas Nelson Student Life and Leadership. For more information, email studentlifeandleadership@tncc.edu or call (757) 825-2863.