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Black Alumni Society Homecoming

Celebrate Red and White Week with fellow Black alumni and friends

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The Black Alumni Society (BAS) is excited to welcome NC State alumni and friends back to campus for our Homecoming BASFest activities – Oct. 27 to 29 – as part of Red and White Week. We invite you to celebrate all things NC State and Black Alumni Society related with the action-packed event line up below.

Don’t forget to order your BASFest T-shirts! Purchase your T-shirt and choose between red or heather black. Save on shipping costs by placing a bulk order of six or more T-shirts.

Please note the registration deadline for all events is Oct. 20.

BASFest Welcome Reception
Friday | Oct. 27 | 6 – 8 p.m.
Raleigh Marriott City Center | 500 Fayetteville St.

Kickoff BASFest and Homecoming weekend with a welcome reception at our host hotel. Enjoy reconnecting with classmates, friends, sorority sisters and fraternity brothers while celebrating NC State and the Black Alumni Society.

Cost: Free to attend

Registration is required to attend this event.

BAS Legacy Reception
Friday | Oct. 27 | 8 p.m.
Witherspoon Student Center | 2810 Cates Ave.

Join the Black Alumni Society on campus as we celebrate the trailblazers, heroes and sheroes who paved the way for the Black Alumni Society, and championed students and alumni at NC State.

Cost: $40

Registration is required to attend this event.

BASFest Tailgate
Saturday | Oct. 28 | Time TBD
PNC Arena North Concourse | 1400 Edwards Mill Road

Tailgate with BAS alumni and friends as we cheer on the Wolfpack as they take on the Clemson Tigers. The tailgate will feature music, games and the football game broadcast. We are excited to partner with Empire Eats to offer a range of our favorite tailgate dishes before kickoff. Two alcoholic drink tickets are available per registrant as requested. Registrants are allowed to bring their favorite tailgate beverage and snacks to share.

Cost: $60

Registration is required to attend this event.

Tailgate Parking Information:
Parking passes and dedicated parking for the BASFest tailgate will not be available. Paid parking is available at the College of Veterinary Medicine parking deck and the Westchase lot on a first come, first served basis. Guests are encouraged to use a ride-share service or the Red Terror bus service from Witherspoon. (The Red Terror bus service does not allow containers and is limited to one personal bag per person.)

BASFest Brunch
Sunday, Oct. 29 | 11 a.m.
Lonnie Poole Golf Course |
1509 Main Campus Drive

Closeout Homecoming with a delicious brunch with fellow Black alumni and friends before everyone heads back home.

Cost: $55

Registration is required to attend this event.

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After Parties:
See where all of the after hours events are happening.

Football Game Tickets:
Unfortunately, no tickets are available as the game against Clemson is sold out.

Want to Volunteer?
The Black Alumni Society is in need of volunteers for events throughout Homecoming. Please indicate your interest when you register or share your interest with us at

BAS Attendee List:
See who is coming to BAS Homecoming events.

Invest in NC State:
Please consider an optional donation to the A. M. Witherspoon Graduate Scholarship, Lawrence M. Clark Memorial Scholarship and Dr. Thomas E.H. Conway Jr. Scholarship. Learn more about all of the scholarships supported by the Black Alumni Society.

Stay Connected:
Be sure to follow the Black Alumni Society on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.