2017 Homecoming Events Schedule


Painting with C.A.B. (members only)

  • Location: L.W. Minor St.

Chapel Service

Start your homecoming week off right with a great message during morning service.

  • Time: 10:00 a.m.

  • Location: Johnson-Phillip All Faiths Chapel

Gospel Fest ft. Zacardi Cortez & Kierra Sheard

Annual gospel celebration featuring PVAMU student praise teams and a major-label recording artist.

  • Time: 6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

  • Location: MSC Auditorium

  • Admission: Free

Glow Run!

Meet us on the pavement as we race through the streets of Pantherland.

  • Time: 9:30 p.m.

  • Location: L.W. Minor St.

  • Admission: Free


Staff VS. Students Games

  • Time: 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

  • Location: Intramural Sports Fields

  • Register Here for volleyball, flag football, & dodgeball

 PV Holla Back   

A new tradition that happens before each home game that is similar to a pep-rally.

  • Time: 7:00 p.m.

  • Location: Panther Statium

  • Admission: Free

Mello Monday 

  • Time: 6:00 p.m.

  • Location: Panther Plaza

  • Admission: Free


S.P.I.T. Knowledge 

Students’ Participating in Transcendent Knowledge offers a twist to the traditional college lecture program. It offers a diverse genre of speakers to our students and surrounding community to inform and stimulate interests that otherwise may not have been aroused in a traditional classroom setting.

  • Time: 6:30 p.m.

  • Location: MSC Auditorium

  • Admission: Free

Novelty Day event  

  • Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Location: MSC (1st floor)

  • Admission: Free

Trap Day (sponsored by C.A.B)

A “user-generated concert” experience, placing fans at the center of the concert experience.

  • PV Trap Yoga

  • PV Trap Aerobics 

  • PV Trap Bingo

    • Time: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

    • Location: MSC Ballroom

    • Admission: Free

  • PV Trap Karaoke

    • Time: 9:00 p.m.

    • Location: MSC Auditorium

    • Admission: Free


Super Hump Day

Featuring special guest performances.

  • Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • Location: North Lawn

  • Admission: Free

Community Service “Keep Our Campus Beautiful”

Help keep PVAMU beautiful during this campus-wide clean up event.

Royal Coronation

During this formal affair, spectators will witness the presentation of student organization royalty as they salute the Pantherland Royal Court. The Royal Ball will immediately follow in the Memorial Student Center Ballroom.

  • Time: 7:00 p.m.

  • Location: MSC Auditorium (Reception in the ballroom)

  • Registration Required: Sign up here

Time 2 Play

Enjoy the nostalgic games we know so well from childhood, combined with good music and great food.

  • Time: 9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

  • Location: Recreation Center

  • Admission: Free


All Day Event: “Spirit Day” Dress in Purple and Gold

Club 1876 

Faculty, staff and alumni are invited to mix and mingle under the stars to the sounds of a live jazz band.

  • Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

  • Location: Panther Plaza

  • Admission: Free

Stage Breaker Step Show 

Come see members of the National Pan Hellenic Council (NPHC) and the Independent Greek Council (IGC) compete for cash and prizes.

Hosted by Mr. Bankshot & Jay Dukes

Special Guest Judge Donovan Carter (from hit TV show “Ballers”)

40 under Forty 

The Office of Marketing & Communications honors 40 outstanding alumni.

  • Time: TBD

  • Location: Panther Room


All Day Event: Fallen Panther Memorial

Chat n’ Chew

Come listen to young alumni discuss their route to success, hosted by nonprofit founders of Legends Do Live.

  • Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • Location: MSC

  • Admission: Free

Silent Party 

Guest are invited to wear wireless headphones in a silent atmosphere that instantly transforms into a high energy musical performance.

  • Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Location: Alumni Field

  • Admission: Free

Homecoming Concert ft. H.E.R. & MoneyBagg Yo

Arena-style concert featuring a major recording artist.


Homecoming Parade

The annual “Parade of Champions” returns featuring bands, floats and other participating groups. Prepare yourself as the sounds and sites travel through beautiful downtown Prairie View, Texas via University Drive.

PVAMU vs. Bacone 

PVAMU Panthers will take on the Bacone Warriors with a showdown on the gridiron.

Homecoming Kings Alumni Stage

Located in tent city tailgating area, join DJ Mr. Rogers and a host of special guests and surprise performances.

  • Time: 5:00 p.m.

  • Location: Behind Blackshear Field

  • Admission: Free


Homecoming Concert


Performing Friday, Oct 27

Gabi Wilson, better known by her stage name H.E.R. (acronym for "Having Everything Revealed") is a 20 year-old American singer-songwriter from Vallejo, California. She was born on June 27th, 1997. She signed to RCA Records and has released two extended plays under the label: H.E.R. Volume 1 (2016) and H.E.R. Volume 2 (2017). Her identity remains unknown as she prefers to remain anonymous and only be represented by her music.



Moneybagg Yo

Performing Friday, Oct 27

He signed to Yo Gotti's record label CMG in October of 2016. He also signed a distribution deal with Interscope. His latest two projects, Heartless and Federal 3X, debuted at number 181 on the Billboard 200 and number 5 inside the top 10 on the Billboard 200, respectively



Jack Freeman

Performing Friday, Oct 27


Zacardi Cortez

Performing Sunday, Oct 22

Zacardi Renye Louis Cortez is an American gospel musician and Christian R&B artist. He started his music career, in 2012, with the release of The Introduction by Blacksmoke Records. His second album, REloaded, was released by WorldWide Records in 2014. Both albums charted on the Billboard magazine Gospel Albums chart. His first release was more successful with chartings on The Billboard 200, Independent Albums, and R&B Albums charts.



Kierra Sheard

Performing Sunday, Oct 22

Kierra "Kiki" Sheard is an American gospel singer, fashion designer, and radio host. She is the daughter of gospel singer Karen Clark Sheard (member of gospel singing group The Clark Sisters). After appearing on her mother's albums, Sheard broke onto the music scene with the release of her debut album I Owe You in 2004. Her hit single "You Don't Know" was written about her mother's bout with an almost fatal blood clot.



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