Love, Union: Virginia Union University Gears Up for Homecoming 2022

September 20, 2022

[RICHMOND, VA – September 20, 2022] -- Virginia Union University (VUU) will celebrate Homecoming 2022 on October 3-9 continuing its theme, “Love, Union.” The Homecoming football game will take place on Saturday, October 8 on Hovey Field where the Panther football team will take on the Vikings of Elizabeth City State University. The game starts at 12 PM. 

The week will kick off with a Pre-Homecoming Pop-Up Concert at Liberation Church in Richmond’s southside on Friday, September 30 at 7 PM. The event will feature Grammy Award-winning gospel artists, such as Hezekiah Walker, John P. Kee and more.  

On Friday, October 7, the university will hold the Classes in Reunion Dinner honoring alumni of classes ending in 2 and 7, beginning with the class of 1942, as well as the Golden Class of 1972. The event will take place at 6 PM in the Claude G. Perkins Living and Learning Center on the university’s campus.  

The Homecoming parade will kick off Saturday’s events, beginning at 8 AM. Tailgate and vendor spots are available, and all Saturday events are open to the public. 

The university will hold additional student and alumni events throughout the week, on and off campus. 

For a lineup of Homecoming 2022 events, visit the VUU homecoming website.  

To purchase tickets for the football game, visit the VUU sports ticket website

For more information about alumni events, visit the VUU alumni website.