Samford Homecoming
Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I need to register for Homecoming?
Your registration for Homecoming helps us to be better prepared for the number of people we will have on campus over the weekend.

What hotel should we use?
Hampton Inn Mountain Brook , Courtyard Marriott off Lakeshore, SpringHills Suites Birmingham Colonnade and Aloft are Samford's host hotels.  Many other hotels are available in the area as well.

Where will we sit at the football game on Saturday afternoon?
The football tickets you purchase for Homecoming are reserved seating on the west side.  You will be able to choose where and with whom you would like to sit with to cheer on the Bulldogs!

I just registered for Homecoming online.  How do I know that it worked?
As soon as you register and successfully complete the payment section, you will receive an email notification.

Where should I park?  Is parking free?

Parking is free on campus.  There are a variety of places to park.  The South Stadium Lot and the Wright Center Commuter Lot will be your best options over Homecoming Weekend. 

Who should I contact if I have questions about Homecoming?
Contact Molly England in the Office of Alumni Programs with your questions regarding Homecoming.  Molly can be reached at msmcguir@samford.edu or (205) 726-4315.

What should I wear?

Check the local weather report for the weekend before heading to Birmingham/campus.  This will help with determining what is best to wear throughout the weekend. Casual attire is appropriate and comfortable shoes are strongly encouraged.

What if I need to cancel my registration?
We will adhere to the following refund policy:  Cancelled registrations prior to October 1: 100% refund.  Cancelled registrations between October 1 and October 31: 50% refund.  Cancelled registrations November 1 or later: ZERO ($0) refund.

What methods of payments are accepted for registration?
For online registration, we can accept Via and MasterCard (American Express will not be accepted).  If you are mailing in a reunion invitation registration card, you can submit a check or cash for payment along with the Homecoming registration card.  If you choose to register in person during Homecoming, we can accept cash, check, or credit.

Help! I can't remember if I registered for Homecoming and I can't find my confirmation e-mail.  What should I do?
Not a problem.  Contact Molly England at msmcguir@samford.edu.  Molly can look up your registration by last name to confirm your registration and resend your confirmation e-mail.