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The University of New Haven Alumni Association invites all alumni and friends to celebrate

Homecoming 2012 -- The Blueout:

got BLUE?

Saturday, October 27, 2012

11 a.m.

Alumni Tailgate Party

1 p.m.
UNH Chargers vs. Southern Connecticut State University Owls


Register by Friday, October 12
Adults: $17
Children age 4 through college students: $12
Children 3 and under: Free

Register October 13-27
Adults: $22
Children age 4 through college student: $9
Children 3 and under: Free


Celebrate Homecoming at the Alumni Tailgate Party at North Campus before the nationally ranked Chargers take on cross-town rival Southern Connecticut State University.

The party begins at 11 a.m. Come enjoy chili, chowder, subs, chips, beer, wine and other refreshments, while catching up with classmates.

Enjoy family-friendly entertainment, including the UNH Marching Band, a meet and greet with the Charger mascot and inflatable games.

View photos from last year.
Game Tickets
Game tickets can be purchased at the box officer outside of Ralph F. DellaCamera Stadium.

Individual game tickets will not be sold at the Alumni Tailgate Tent
Parking Information
The North Campus parking lot will open at 9 a.m. General parking spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please plan accordingly.

Overflow lots are available on Pruden Street (the road between Main Campus and North Campus). View the campus map.

Pop-up tents and propane and charcoal grills are prohibited in the general parking area. All other spaces are considered general parking and are free of charge. All tailgating participants must adhere to UNH policies and procedures.
Tailgating Information
Tailgating will be allowed in the North Campus parking lot to provide football fans, alumni, parents, faculty, staff and students with a positive game-environment experience.

Reserved tailgating spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis by calling the Department of Athletics at (203) 932-7017. There is a $15 charge to reserve a tailgate space. Grills are allowed only in the reserved tailgating spaces. More information.

Pop-up tents and propane and charcoal grills are prohibited in the general parking area. All other spaces are considered general parking and are free of charge. All tailgating participants must adhere to UNH policies and procedures.
Hotel Accommodations
Overnight accommodations at the Hampton Inn & Suites-West Haven are available for a discounted UNH alumni rate of $99 per night. To make your reservation, contact the Hampton Inn & Suites and ask for the UNH Alumni rate.

Hampton Inn & Suites West Haven
510 Saw Mill Road
West Haven, CT 06516
(203) 932-0404 or (800) Hampton


Catch the UNH Hockey Team in Action

October 26-28 in West Haven
The UNH Ice Hockey Club Team will take on Norwich College on Friday, Oct. 26, and Rhode Island College on Saturday, Oct. 27. Both games will begin at 8:45 p.m. On Sunday, Oct. 28, UNH will faceoff against Western Connecticut State University at 7:45 p.m. All games will be held at Edward L. Bennett Rink in West Haven. For more information on these games or the UNH Ice Hockey Club, please email unhicehockey@newhaven.edu or the team's president Ben Borelli or treasurer Ian Alexander.

2012 Charger Huddle

Oct. 26: Don't Miss the Charger Huddle
The University's Department of Athletics will host the 2012 Charger Huddle on Friday, Oct. 26, at Anthony’s Ocean View in New Haven. The event will honor the 50th anniversaries of varsity baseball, men’s soccer and men’s cross country at UNH. Come celebrate Frank Vieira’s 50 years of service to the University and the retirement of Bill Leete, special assistant to the president for athletic advancement and outreach. Read more about this event and how to register.


Tour Campus, Then Tailgate

Oct. 27: Come Check out the Changes to Your Alma Mater
Join the Admission Office to learn about all of the changes that have taken place at your alma mater since you've graduated. You’ll be led by an Admissions Team member on a walking tour of the newly added facilities, including the David A. Beckerman Recreation Center, Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science and Bartels Student Activity Center. The tour begins at 10 a.m. in Bayer Hall.

6th Ranked Chargers Return to Action

Host Assumption College on October 6
The 4-0 Chargers were idle this past week and will return to the gridiron on Saturday, October 6, at 1 p.m. at Ralph F. DellaCamera Stadium to take on Assumption. The Chargers climbed to No. 6 in this week’s American Football Coaches Association Division II Coaches’ Poll. They moved up two spots after three top-10 teams fell to unranked opponents. Check out the rest of the AFCA poll. Read more about the 2012 Chargers.


Chargers Visit Stonehill for Nationally Televised Game

Alumni Tailgate Reception,
First 40 to Register Receive Complimentary Game Ticket
The Chargers are taking their show on the road. We want you to join us for an alumni tailgate reception as we show our Charger pride by cheering on the football team in a nationally televised matchup on Thursday, October 18, against the Stonehill College Skyhawks. The first 40 people to register for the alumni tailgate reception will receive a complimentary game ticket. Kickoff is at 8 p.m. at W.B. Mason Stadium in Easton, Mass. The game will be broadcast live on CBS Sports Network.

Vote for Coach Pete Rossomando

Vote for Division II Coach of the Year
Show your support for the UNH Chargers football team by voting for head coach Pete Rossomando as Division II Coach of Year. Liberty Mutual, in partnership with the College Football Hall of Fame, is providing fans an opportunity to vote for their teams' leaders at www.coachoftheyear.com.


Show Your UNH Pride

Show Your UNH Pride; Get Your Charger Apparel
Show how great it is to be a Charger with a new UNH t-shirt, fitted cap or one of the many different styles of sweatshirts. There's something for everyone, even the kids, at the UNH Bookstore. Purchase your Charger gear before the game by visiting the UNH Bookstore online! Alumni receive a 10 percent discount on in-store purchases and phone orders. Here's how you can get an alumni card.

Charger Football Broadcasts

Can't Make it to the Game? Tune in to WNHU
Can't make it to the game? Listen to the live broadcast on WNHU radio. Follow the Chargers on Twitter for live updates throughout the game. NewHavenChargers.com will present a live, high-definition broadcast of the action.
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education. Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960. The University provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities. UNH enrolls approximately 6,400, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 4,600 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Tagliatela College of Engineering, and College of Lifelong & eLearning, UNH offers 75 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 50 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II's highly competitive Northeast-10 Athletic Conference.

UNH Alumni Association
Calendar of Events

October 18, 2012
Alumni Tailgate Reception at Stonehill College
6 p.m. Tailgate
8 p.m. Kickoff
Register today

October 26, 2012
2012 Charger Huddle
Anthony's Oceanview
450 Lighthouse Road
New Haven
Register today

October 27, 2012
UNH vs. Southern Connecticut
11 a.m. Tailgate
1 p.m. Kickoff
Register today

November 30-December 2, 2012
Alumni Weekend in Miami
Register today

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