EVENTS

The Alumni Association (VUAA) hosts hundreds of in-person and virtual events each year for Villanovans like you to remain connected with the Nova Nation from wherever you are! Whether you’re looking to take part in on-campus traditions like Homecoming and Reunion, engage in professional development and networking, serve your community or cheer on the Wildcats, there’s something for every Villanovan.

Bookmark the VUAA Events Calendar to stay up-to-date with the latest happenings.
 


 

CAMPUS TRADITIONS

Reunion

Crowd of alumni dancing at the Supernova Dinner-Dance

Graduates of class years ending in 2 or 7 will celebrate milestone Reunions in 2022 with exclusive activities taking place June 9-12; however, all alumni are welcome to attend!

View more details about Reunion 2022.

 

Homecoming

Villanova Cheerleaders, Wil D. Cat and Football Players running onto the field at Villanova Stadium

Join fellow alumni, families and friends in celebrating Homecoming weekend at Villanova, October 21-23, 2022, with a campus festival, tailgating, home Football game and more.

 

Alumni Awards

George Kolb '84, AVP of Alumni Relations, and the Rev. Peter M. Donohue, OSA, posing on stage with five alumni award winners

Help us honor and celebrate exceptional alumni for their continued efforts to advance the mission of the University and the VUAA.

View current and past award winners. 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Leadership Summit

Moderator standing at a podium and four people sitting on a panel on stage

Through the University’s uniquely Augustinian Catholic lens, this biennial signature day of programming educates and empowers attendees to confront today’s most pressing issues. All alumni, parents and friends are welcome.

Nova Network November

Two women in conversation at a high-top table decorated with a "V"

This month-long series of in-person and online events is dedicated to enhancing the professional development of alumni, parents, graduate students and students in the College of Professional Studies. 

Virtual
Book Club

A woman reading a book

Engage with fellow Villanovans online to discuss books across a variety of genres and topics that further your lifelong learning. Exclusive virtual author talks are also available during the year. Becoming a book club member is free!

 

 

PHILANTHROPY AND SERVICE

Annual Day
of Giving

Mosaic image of a Nova Nation glad with blue and white balloons on either side, and a banner with the words "Together we are Greater"

1842 Day is Villanova's annual day of giving, held in September, for the entire community to come together to support the areas that matter most to us and celebrate the impact Villanova has on each of us, in our communities and around the world.

Villanova
Day Of Service

Group of Villanova alumni with their "V"s up, posing with shovels, buckets and other gardening items

Regional clubs and affinity networks across the country join in service each year to assist organizations making a difference in their communities in honor of St. Thomas of Villanova, our University's patron saint.

MLK Jr. 
Day of Service

Alumni and students painting lockers in a school

Villanovans of all ages and backgrounds volunteer throughout Greater Philadelphia, on campus, and in their regions to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision of peace and social justice.

 

 

ATHLETICS AND SOCIAL

Varsity Sports

Four female track and field athlets holding up Penn Relay medal

Cheer on the Wildcats alongside fellow Villanovans! Visit the Athletics website for more information and schedules for our 24 men's and women's varsity sports. 

Basketball

Wide shot of a basketball arena, filled with fans; the court has a Villanova "V" in the middle

We’re gearing up for another exciting season of Villanova Basketball! Stay tuned for events, ticket offers and game watches across the Nova Nation.

Football

Two Villanova Football players holding up a team mate with the football in the end zone at Villanova Stadium

Check out the 2022 Villanova Football schedule and mark your calendars to support the Wildcats at home or on the road all season long!