Homecoming and Family Weekend

Thank You for Returning to Campus!

Thank you to all who returned to campus for Homecoming and Family Weekend 2023! We hope you had a wonderful time seeing familiar faces and places while making new memories. Here are 10 highlights that made this year particularly memorable:

  1. Alumni and their families: Once a Tiger, always a Tiger!
  2. Powercat photo ops: He might scare the opponents, but Powercat is always a hit among the alumni crowd
  3. Students: Students packed the A.G. Spanos Center to cheer the Tigers to a 3-0 volleyball victory
  4. Tailgating: It was the perfect fall day for tailgating and soccer
  5. Reunions: 18 class and affinity groups gathered for reunions throughout the day on Saturday
  6. The pep band entertainment: You can never have too much cowbell or Tiger spirit

  1. More than $10,000 raised for the Pacific Fund in student tuition support and emergency funding
  2. Alumni vintners: Taste of Pacific, the largest event of the weekend, featured wines from 17 alumni vintners
  3. The next generation of Tigers: Along with future Tiger children of alumni, the Office of Admissions hosted 369 high school students interested in attending Pacific
  4. Record setting attendance: More than 3,500 Tigers returned to campus to celebrate – the most attendees in University history

Save the date for Homecoming and Family Weekend 2024: October 11-13. If you have questions, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at pacificalumni@colgood.com.

Thanks so much for your support of University of the Pacific! 

Orange and Black Ball
Orange and Black Ball

The Pacific Athletic Foundation's largest annual fundraiser brought together Pacific Tigers fans and directly supported student-athletes at Pacific. The Orange & Black Ball, which has become one of the premier events in the community, allowed attendees to mingle with coaches, staff and student-athletes.

Celebrating Reunions

This weekend was full of reunion celebrations for the following groups:

  • Africa travelers with Professor Tenaza
  • Alpha Phi Alpha
  • Archania
  • CIP
  • Classes of 1993, 1998, 2013 and 2023
  • Cluster Colleges
  • Delta Gamma
  • Omega Delta Phi
  • Public Relations with Professor Hackley
  • Rugby Club
  • Sigma Chi
  • Women’s Soccer
  • Women’s Volleyball
Taste of Pacific
Open house
Academic Experiences

Interactive sessions with Pacific faculty, deans and emeriti were held. A menu of dynamic conversations and experiences were offered to fit everyone's interests or history.

Plan your stay
Lodging Information

Book your lodging for Homecoming and Family Weekend—rooms will fill up quick! The University Plaza Waterfront Hotel will be offering lodging for $119/night.*

*You must call 209.944.1140 and say that you are with "University of the Pacific" at time of reservation to get the discounted rate. Find more information on the hotel here. 
Digital Downloads

Share your excitement for Homecoming and Family Weekend with downloadable swag!