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Blue & Gold Weekend: Join the Fun, Community, and Celebration on October 5-7!

As days tick by, anticipation is rising on campus for the upcoming Blue & Gold Weekend festivities, including a tailgate with live music.

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The Corsair community will gather on campus on October 5-7!

On October 5-7, the UMass Dartmouth community will sport their university gear and celebrate Corsair pride on campus during Blue & Gold Weekend. The weekend is jam-packed with exciting activities for all students, alumni, families, faculty, and staff to enjoy, including a tailgate with live music, carnival games, and more. Register to attend here!

Thursday, October 5 will mark the beginning of the Corsair Challenge, a philanthropic chance to make a difference in the personal and academics lives of our hard-working scholars. Members of the UMass Dartmouth community will generously inspire Corsairs to achieve their wildest dreams and continue their educational pursuit for success. As a thank you, donors of $75 or more will be gifted a free pair of exclusive UMassD socks! Stay tuned to learn how you can donate to the area of campus most meaningful to you and empower students to keep striving for greatness.

Friday, October 6 will kick off a weekend that promises to be a treasure trove of memories waiting to be made. At the Alumni/Student Leadership Luncheon, our current students will meet and greet prominent leaders from UMassD and discuss how to make the most out of their college experiences and prepare for their prosperous careers in the future.

Later that evening, UMassD Athletics will induct former student-athletes into the Corsair Athletics Hall of Fame for their winning legacies left behind at UMassD, including Jim Filippo, Seana Golden ’13, Kim Serrecchia ’95, Brandon Stephens ’11, and Robert Yarbrough ’12, and the 1983 Southeastern Massachusetts women’s track & field team.

Saturday, October 7 will feature the lively Blue & Gold Festival on the quad with an array of activities for guest indulgence, including carnival games, a petting zoo, inflatables, pumpkin painting, and more. A variety of food and beverages will be available for purchase. The Corsair Tailgate will begin at 3 p.m. with an entry fee of $10, or $15 at the door. Children under 12 years-old receive free admission. Live music will be played by local band, Get Lucky, and food and beverages will be available for purchase before UMassD football takes on Massachusetts Maritime Academy at 4 p.m.

Get the full schedule of exciting events here.

Join us for our biggest weekend of the year, the perfect opportunity to reunite as a community and celebrate Corsair pride that lasts a lifetime!