Homecoming 2013 

Gather with fellow Sand Shark families, alumni, community and friends to enjoy the beauty of the lowcountry and celebrate the 5th annual Homecoming at the University of South Carolina Beaufort. Mark your calendar for a weekend with friends, reminiscing, soccer at Fin Land field, activities, community outings and plenty of southern hospitality.



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Schedule of Events:

Thursday, October 3

  • Early Bird USCB Campus Tour; 3pm; Meet in the Office of Admissions
  • Kickball Kick-Off Game/ Chili Cook- Off; 4:30pm; location Library Quad
  • Scholarship Donor Reception (By Invite Only); Library 237
  • $5.55 Lunch in the Sand Bar Dining Hall
  • **$.50 drip coffee and buy a tumbler in the Hawk’s Nest Cafe, get a free coffee!**

 Friday, October 4

  • Women’s Soccer Game V. Thomas University; 3pm; Finland Field
  • Homecoming Concert Featuring Eric Hutchinson; Gates open at 5pm; Hargray Plaza
  • **$.50 drip coffee and buy a tumbler in the Hawk’s Nest Cafe, get a free coffee!**
  • **$5.55 triple nickel deal lunch in the Sand Bar Dining Hall **
  • USCB Campus Tour; 2pm; Meet in the Office of Admissions 

Saturday, October 5

Be sure to check below at our list of things to do in the area!


Hotel Information:

Coming in for homecoming weekend? We have reserved a hotel block of rooms at the Candlewood Suites for the low price of:

$65 Queen Studio Suite

$65 Double/King Suite

$89 One-Bedroom Suite


Candlewood Suites

5 Young Clyde Court, Bluffton, SC 29909

The Candlewood Suites is a short 3 minute ride from the university. You can reserve a room(s) by calling the hotel at (843)705-9600 or you may reserve online at http://www.candlewoodsuites.com and using USCB Homecoming Weekend in the request. The deadline to receive this low rate is Thursday, September 19th. Be sure when reserving your room to say it is for USCB Homecoming Weekend, in order to receive this rate.



Things to do in the area:

Bluffton, SC:

Station 300 Bowling Alley

Tanger Outlet Mall

Farmers Market of Bluffton; Bluffton, SC

First Saturday- Hampton Lake Market Day

4th Annual Lowcountry Rockin’ The Pink Breast Cancer Walk


Beaufort, SC:

Beaufort Drive-In Movies

Hunting Island State Park

19th Annual Beaufort Shrimp Festival; Beaufort, SC


Ridgeland, SC

42nd Annual Gopher Hill Festival; Ridgeland, SC


Hilton Head Island, SC:

Coastal Discovery Museum, Gullah Heritage Tours

Pickney Island Wildlife Preserve: Hike or Bike

Picnic at the Sergeant Jasper Park

Zipline Hilton Head

Coligny Beach and Shops

Vagabond Cruise


Columbia, SC:

Riverbanks Zoo


Savannah/Tybee/Pooler, GA:

First Friday fireworks in Savannah 

Historic Savannah Theatre featuring: Jukebox Journey; 8:00pm

Savannah Wildlife Refuge; Savannah

Oatland Nature Center; Savannah

Sand Gnats Baseball Team: Savannah

Ghost tours: Savannah

The Savannah slow ride – a 15-person party on a bike: Savannah

Skidaway State Park: Savannah

Fort Pulaski National Monument: Savannah

Tybee Beach: Tybee

Telfair Museum Complex: Savannah

Pooler FunZone; Pooler

Tybee Island; Tybee

Oglethorpe Speedway; Pooler

Oktoberfest on the River- Savannah

Historic Savannah theatre featuring; Savannah Live; 8pm


Jacksonville, FL:

Jacksonville Zoo



Questions about Homecoming?

Please feel free to check out facebook and twitter pages to keep up to date with events and notifications! You can also utilize these pages to ask questions.  


Facebook: USCB Alumni                           

Twitter: @USCBalumni



If you have specific questions please contact:

Are you:

Alumni- alumni@uscb.edu

Community- alumni@uscb.edu

Family- alumni@uscb.edu

Current Student- uscblife@uscb.edu