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Wildcat Weekend 2014

Wildcat Weekend 2014

Wildcat Weekend 2015
October 2-4
Utica Campus

All alumni, parents, students, family and friends are invited to celebrate our homecoming weekend and enjoy a few days of Wildcat Pride!

**Registration is required to participate in any Wildcat Weekend events**

Weekend Highlights

Friday, October 2

  • Free tours at the Saranac Brewery (pre-registration required)
  • 'Welcome Back Alumni' Happy Hour at Babe's Macaroni Grill & Bar

Saturday, October 3

  • Homecoming men's and women's soccer games, women's volleyball invitational tournament, and men's and women's cross country long course invitational
  • Wildcat Fest with local vendors, animals, games, inflatable activities, a photo booth, campus tours and more!
  • Alumni baseball, softball, soccer, volleyball and lacrosse games (REGISTER ONLINE)
  • 'Taste of Utica' campus picnic with live music from Utica's own The Other Guys
  • Room dedication ceremonies in memory of Eleanor Cirelli and in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Leiter Doolittle
  • Fireworks over campus

Sunday, October 4

View the complete weekend schedule (pdf)

Please note: More events and details will be added periodically. You will receive a final schedule at check-in.

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**Registration is required to participate in any Wildcat Weekend events**

At check-in in the Field House Lobby, all attendees will receive an information packet which will include a wristband to indicate you are registered for Wildcat Weekend activities. Current students must check-in and show your student ID in order to receive a wristband.

Please note: Saturday's meals and Sunday's golf tournament require payment to participate. Please see our schedule of events for specific costs (students with an active meal plan can swipe ID card for all meals - no additional payment is required).

Hotel Accommodations

The Alumni Office has arranged to reserve a limited block of rooms at each of the hotels listed below. Please book your accommodations early as these locations may sell out quickly. Make your reservations directly with the hotels and be sure to mention a Wildcat Weekend group code for possible discounted rates.

Hampton Inn Utica
Save 15% off rate of the day for standard room types by using code 'SUNY Poly Alumni' when making your reservation over the phone!

172-180 North Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13502
(315) 733-1200


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Utica
Save 15% off rate of the day for standard room types by using code 'SUNY Poly Alumni' when making your reservation over the phone or online!
23 Wells Avenue
Utica, NY 13502
(315) 724-2726

Questions? Contact the Alumni Office at (315) 792-7110 or

Don't forget to make a gift to the Foundation in support of student scholarships!