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Student Homecoming Committee Expectations

Homecoming Committee

Committee Member Expectations

Estimated Time Commitment:  3-5 hours per week
Term of office:  Fixed one-year.  Beginning the first Tuesday in April.  

Homecoming committee members work to create and implement a week-long Homecoming celebration.   Committee members are part of a 10-15 team who work together to produce social and service events that foster a stronger University tradition. 

Committee members are required to attend all weekly committee meetings, any specially called meetings, all GAA leadership retreats and enrichment activities and volunteer at Homecoming events.

Committee member positions are a one-year commitment beginning the first Tuesday in April and one must reaffirm each year to remain on a team.

Responsibilities of a committee member include, but are not limited, to:

  • Communicating with respective chair and other committee members to advance projects to successful completion
  • Working collectively with committee members to fulfill the components of Homecoming programming
  • Volunteering at and managing respective Homecoming events.
  • Coordinating and facilitating cross-organization collaboration with other GAA student groups to successfully execute the GAA’s mission.

Homecoming Committee

Pit Events – creates and implements daily Pit events and activities for all students during Homecoming.

Marketing – concentrates on developing creative ways to publicize and promote Homecoming events.

Royalty – works with Mr. & Miss UNC candidates and the UNC Board of Elections to implement successful Homecoming Royalty elections

Special Events -plans one-of-a-kind events and activities to benefit all students and create new traditions for the Carolina campus.

Campus Relations – collaborates with other student groups and the Carolina community to increase student participation during Homecoming.