Saturday, October 2

Homecoming Eve Bash

Not only is it the Countdown for Homecoming, but it is also the Countdown for our Founder’s Day. We are gearing up for the celebration of 118 years of Wildcat Pride. This is the kickoff for our amazing upcoming events that are planned throughout the Week. Join us and our dance orgs on Saturday, October 2 at 10pm on the Quad.

Sunday, October 3

The Drip Gala

Lights...Cameras and Drip! It is that time to pull out your best gowns and suits to show us how dapper and elegant you are. Strut down the red carpet, at The Drip Gala event, at the Hard Rock Hotel on Sunday, October 3 at 2pm. Tickets are being sold at the B-CU Performing Arts Center Box Office.

Monday, October 4

Silent Headphone Party

Silence...Headphones On, DJ Keep playing that song. An event where you can sing your heart out and no one can hear you. Each color (Red, Blue & Green) represents a different DJ, so take your pick. If you want to feel a vibe, meet us under the CCE Carport on Monday, October 4 at 8pm. 

Tuesday, October 5

All White Affair

It is about to be a white out! Show up and show out at the liveliest event of the semester. We will be joined by a celebrity artist, so you don’t want to miss this event at the Ocean Center on Tuesday, October 5 at 8pm. Ticket sales on Ticketmaster!

Wednesday, October 6

Goombay: Cultural Extravaganza

Calling all Cultures! We are bringing back those Island Vibes to the Quad once again, this will be a cultural extravaganza like you have never seen before. Come out on the Quad for great vibes and delicious food at this year’s Goombay on Wednesday, October 6 at 7pm.

Thursday, October 7

Greek Step Show

This day is for the Greeks to show the audience who really runs the yard. Join us on the Quad on Thursday, October 7 at 8pm. 

Friday, October 8

Cookout/Pep Rally

It is a Family Affair! A day where we reminiscence with old classmates about the memories over the years and enjoy some good food and music. Come out to the Quad in your B-CU apparel and celebrate a day filled with fun on Friday, October 8 starting first with our annual Family Cookout at 12pm on the Quad. Later on, at the Ocean Center at 6pm show us that Wildcat Pride at our traditional Pep Rally to cheer on the football team and enjoy the amazing song selections by the Baddest Band in the Land, The Marching Wildcats. Tickets are available for purchase at the B-CU Performing Arts Center Box Office soon or at the Ocean Center at the time of the event and also online here!

Saturday, October 9

Homecoming Parade

Bring your family and friends, and see you at this year's Homecoming Parade on Saturday, October 9 at 9am. Student organizations, alumni, bands, friends, and our University President are excited to welcome you back to campus and to the Daytona Beach community. Starting at North Nova Road, the Parade will roll down Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd. to the B-CU campus. 


There is no tailgate like a Wildcat tailgate. We are bringing back a tradition that will never die. Bring your family and friends to experience Wildcat Country at its best. Enjoy some great food, lots of laughs and music at the pregame before kickoff at the Daytona Stadium on Saturday, October 9 starting at 12 noon.

Football Game 

Get ready to cheer on our Wildcat Squad as they take on the Delta Devils of Mississippi Valley State in what promises to be an amazing match. There will be no shortage of exciting plays and hard hitting. And, of course, you'll be pumped by the incredible sounds of the famous Marching Wildcats as they put on a show that cannot be beat. Kickoff is at 4pm at Daytona Stadium. Tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster or by clicking here.

Sunday, October 10

Gospel Explosion

This event will be a night to worship and give thanks to our Lord and Savior, with performances from very special celebrity guests. Come in your Sunday Best, gather with friends, family, and fellow Wildcats as we close out this year’s 2021 Homecoming at the Heyn Memorial Chapel at 6pm. Get there early! Tickets are available at the B-CU Performing Arts Center Box Office.

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      Class Reunions

      Join your classmates in celebrating your class reunion with B-CU Administration during Homecoming Week! This year we are celebrating the 1s and the 6s, affinity groups are also welcome to attend. Wear your best B-CU colors and enjoy food and fellowship as alumni return to campus. The Alumni tent will be open at the stadium. Stop by to hear more about the great achievements happening at Bethune-Cookman University.

      For more Alumni events, click here.

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      Parade Registration

      There's still time to enter your organization in the 2021 parade. Click HERE and represent your B-CU pride in one of the longest standing B-CU traditions! 

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    Football Game Day

    You do not want to miss the ultimate tailgate and football experience at the Daytona Stadium on Saturday, October 9 at 4pm. Reminder Wildcats! Please adhere to the mandatory Daytona Stadium clear bag policy.

    Permitted Items: Bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12" x 6 x 12"

    One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziplock bag or similar)

    Bag Policy

    Small clutch bags, approximately the size of a hand, with or without handle or strap can be taken into the stadium with one of the clear bags.

    See prohibited items at Daytona Stadium

    If you have any questions, please contact the B-CU Box Office, 386-481-2465, bcuboxoffice@cookman.edu.