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  • Welcome Home Shaw Bears!

    Students, Alumni and Friends - Are you ready? Join us as we continue to celebrate 152 years of glorious Shaw U during our 2017 Homecoming Week - October 29-November 4, 2017. Our theme this year, picked by our student body is "The EPIC Experience".  

    We’ve planned a week full of activities that will bring back fond memories while creating new ones to last a lifetime. 

    Don’t delay! Make your reservations and get your tickets today. See you in October!


  • Hotel Information

    Sheraton Raleigh Hotel (Host Hotel)
    Address: 421 South Salisbury Street | Raleigh, NC 27601
    Reservations: (919) 834-9900 |  Visit Website
    Code: Shaw Homecoming 2017

    First night's room and tax will be charged at the time of booking. Deposit is refundable if reservation is canceled at least 24 hours prior to the date of arrival

    Vendor Village

    Got clothing, jewelry, Greek paraphernalia or the like? Then come sell your wares at the Shaw University Vendor Village during our 2017 Homecoming Celebration. Hundreds of Shaw students, faculty, staff and alumni will be on hand to participate in "The EPIC Experience". Don't miss this opportunity to sell your merchandise to a captive audience! 

    Download Application Packet


  • Highlighted Events

    Date Time Event
    Oct. 29 12:00 p.m. Opening Worship Service
    Thomas J. Boyd Chapel
    Oct. 29 7:00 p.m. Miss Shaw University Coronation
    C.C. Spaulding Gymnasium
    Nov. 2 7:00 p.m. Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet 
    C.C. Spaulding Gymnasium | $60 per person | Purchase Tickets | Advertise in Souvenir Journal
    Nov. 3 6:00 p.m. EPIC Gala 
    Raleigh Marriott City Center (Downtown Raleigh) | $150 per person | Purchase Tickets
    Nov. 4 1:00 p.m. HOMECOMING GAME
    Shaw Bears vs. St. Augustine's Falcons
    Durham County Stadium | Purchase Tickets
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