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Alumni Events

July 26 - 28, 2024

Purple & Gold Alumni Weekend

Jul 26 - 28, 2024

After a one-year hiatus, one of Western Carolina University’s most beloved alumni events will be back with a new format in 2024 – the Purple and Gold Alumni Weekend. All alumni are invited back to take over Cullowhee and paint the campus purple and gold. Learn more and register.

WCU Purple and Gold Weekend



August 9, 2024

WCU Alumni Night with the Tourists

August 9, 2024

Throw on your best WCU gear, and bring out the whole family for a fun evening at WCU Alumni Night as the Asheville Tourists take on the Bowling Green Hot Rods. Join us for a "Back to School" Catamount family outing - full of fun, friends, and post game fireworks! The WCU alumni ticket package includes admission for one (1) to the game, with group seating in the Wicked Weed Pavilion picnic area - which includes ballpark buffet and non-alcoholic beverages. Stay after the game for a great post game fireworks show!

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WCU AVL Tourists Game 2024

Location: McCormick Field

30 Buchanan Pl, Asheville, NC 28801




November 1-3, 2024

Homecoming Week!

November 1-3

Western Carolina University invites all alumni to Homecoming 2024, a weekend of excitement, nostalgia, and unforgettable moments from November 1-3. Highlights include the vibrant Alumni Parade Party, the 50th Anniversary celebration of E.J. Whitmire Stadium, and your Catamounts taking on Chattanooga on November 2nd. Mark your calendars and get ready for a memorable Homecoming!

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WCU Homecoming




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