Homecoming Weekend 2017 @ University of Bridgeport
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm

Join us October 6-8, 2017 for Homecoming Weekend – UB’s annual gathering of alumni, students, families, faculty, staff, and friends!

Tickets are $25 per person, and free for UB students and children under 18. Visit homecoming.bridgeport.edu for more information and to register.

Your registration includes a free tee-shirt, continental breakfast and a picnic lunch on Saturday, admission to the Alumni Pub Night at Brewport (21+), breakfast at Marina Dining Hall on Sunday, as well as entry into select events throughout the weekend. 

Come to campus and celebrate your Purple Knight Pride during Homecoming 2017! #UhavetoBhere!


Purple Knight 5k 2017 @ University of Bridgeport
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Show your Purple Knight Pride by participating in the PK5K run/walk at the University of Bridgeport!  Run just for fun or create teams and challenge your friends or colleagues!  The race will start at Mandeville Hall and take you around the UB campus, where you will see highlights such as the new University Hall and Knights Field, and through the beautiful Seaside Park.

Registration ($25pp, $10 for UB students/employees, free for kids under age 18) includes a free tee-shirt and breakfast at Marina Dining Hall.  Register online at: http://give.bridgeport.edu/PK5K2017

Registration at 9am
5k run at 10am
Awards at 11am

Click here to view the race map

Graduate Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in graduate programs at the University of Bridgeport are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details.

The graduate programs represented will include those in:

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Design Management
  • Counseling
  • Public and International Affairs

To register, click on the date and time below that works best for you:

UB Faculty Music Recital @ Littlefield Recital Hall
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come enjoy a night of music featuring UB faculty members!

The evening performance will include the Dan Arcamone Trio.

Click here to learn more about UB’s 2017–2018 Performance Season!

Back Country Jazz Presents a Tribute to Thelonius Monk – Morning Event @ Mertens Theater
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Back Country Jazz Presents A Tribute to Thelonius Monk

Enjoy this daytime concert for Bridgeport Public Schools along with the UB community!

Back Country Jazz in partnership with University of Bridgeport presents Thelonious Monk’s Hundredth Birthday Celebration. Bennie Wallace has assembled a killer band to capture the spirit of Monk’s music: the off-beat melodies, humor, beauty, and unstoppable grooves and swing.

The performance will feature:

Bennie Wallace tenor sax, music director
Godwin Louis, alto sax
Donald Vega, piano,
Matt Dwonszyk, bass
Herlin Riley, drums
Jazzmeia Horn, vocals

Two events in one day! Attend at 10:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.

Learn more about Back Country Jazz at www.backcountryjazz.org.

Click here to learn more about UB’s 2017–2018 Performance Season!