Celebrate UPEI Homecoming 2019!

UPEI's Homecoming is set for September 23–28, 2019! Come back to campus and help us celebrate UPEI's 50th anniversary while reconnecting with friends and reflecting about the impact that UPEI has had on your life!

Homecoming Alumni Concert

Don't miss one of the biggest events of our 50th anniversary year, as UPEI brings back some of its most talented alumni musicians for the Homecoming Alumni Concert! Featuring Lennie Gallant, Meaghan Blanchard, Rachel Beck, and a reunion of The Rude Mechanicals, this concert is a celebration of UPEI's vitality, past and present!

Tickets are just $20 (free for current students with an ID). Please note this event is for those 19 years of age or older. 

Buy tickets today! 


Schedule for Homecoming 2019

We are excited to see your Panther Pride and look forward to welcoming students, faculty, staff, community members, and our alumni family back to UPEI's beautiful and vibrant campus!

Monday, September 23

Distinguished and Inspiring Young Alumni Awards presentation
6:00 pm
Department of Development and Alumni Engagement, 618 University Avenue, Charlottetown

Congratulations to this year's award recipients:

Inspiring Young Alumnus: Bobby Thomas Cameron (BA, 2009)
Distinguished Alumna: Shannon MacDonald (BBA, 1990) 
Distinguished Alumnus: Edward MacDonald (BA, 1978)

Tuesday, September 24

Recognition of Founders Ceremony
2:00 pm
Schurman Market Square, Don and Marion McDougall Hall

Congratulations to this year's Founders, Don Gillis, FEC, P.Eng. and Don MacEwen, FEC, P.Eng.

Wednesday, September 25

Synapse First Annual Innovation Celebration
6:00 pm
Schurman Market Square, Don and Marion McDougall Hall
A fireside chat with innovative UPEI alumni, and the awarding of the first annual Innovators of the Year awards.

Thursday, September 26

Franklin (Frank) Pigot Memorial Lecture Series 
7:00 pm 
Faculty Lounge, SDU Main Building
Dr. Alan MacEachern – A Child of the ’60s: Creating the University of Prince Edward Island.

Friday, September 27

50th Anniversary Homecoming BBQ
12:00–1:00 pm
Green space between Don and Marion McDougall Hall and Duffy Science Centre (rain location: Schurman Market Square, McDougall Hall)
Bring your UPEI spirit and celebrate with us! Enjoy free food, free 50th anniversary swag, music, and more! All are welcome!

UPEI Men’s Hockey home opener vs. Dalhousie 
7:00 pm
The 1969-70 hockey team will be honoured in a pre-game celebration.

UPEI Women’s Hockey (exhibition) vs. St. Mary’s
7:00 pm

Saturday, September 28

AVC Open House
10:00 am
AVC’s 31st annual Open House will take place on Saturday, September 28, from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. Hosted by AVC students, faculty, and staff, this family-friendly event offers the community an opportunity to get an inside view of a busy veterinary college.

UPEI Women’s Rugby Match vs Saint Mary’s
2:00 pm
There will be a recognition event during this game celebrating past Panthers. More details to come.

UPEI Women’s Hockey (exhibition) vs St. FX
3:00 pm
Cavendish Farms Wellness Centre, Montague

UPEI Class of '89 Campus Tour
4:30 pm
Departing from Don and Marion McDougall Hall, south entrance

UPEI Class of '89 30th Reunion Reception
5:45 pm 
Schurman Market Square, Don and Marion McDougall Hall

Homecoming Alumni Concert
7:00 pm
McMillan Hall, W.A. Murphy Student Centre
Featuring the UPEI alumni talents of Lennie Gallant, Meaghan Blanchard, Rachel Beck, and a reunion of The Rude Mechanicals. Tickets available here.
Please note this event is for those 19 years of age or older.

Sunday, September 29

UPEI Women’s Soccer vs Dalhousie
1:00 pm

UPEI Men’s Soccer vs Dalhousie
3:15 pm

*Schedule subject to change, additional events may be added.