Campbell Hall
Former Administration Building

Schedule of Events

  • Monday, October 1

    Monday, October 1

    Celebration Kick-Off Party for Campus Community

    Join us as we kick-off the celebration week with Dr. Pamela Gunter-Smith and other notables. Campus community members will participate in activities including a "50" photo opportunity on the campus lawn.

  • Tuesday, October 2

    Tuesday, October 2

    Servire Est Vivere - To Serve is To Live

    To honor our motto and veterans, join us for a kick off of the annual collection campaign for Mr. Sandy's Homeless Veterans Center. Items sought include grocery store gift cards, clothing and blankets. A grand opening will be held to celebrate the new Veterans Lounge on campus and the day will close with a talk by York College's own Maj. Gen. Kurt Ryan '87.

  • Wednesday, October 3

    Wednesday, October 3

    York Junior College and York Collegiate Institute Reunion

    A special luncheon and reunion for those who graduated from York Colege's predecessor institutions will be held in York College's downtown facilities. 
    Hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations.

  • Thursday, October 4

    Thursday, October 4

    Honoring Leadership Donors

    The annual recognition for York College's Heritage Society will feature a 50th anniversary theme.
    Hosted by the Office of Advancement

  • Friday, October 5

    Friday, October 5

    Fall Fest and Family Weekend

    TIME LOCATION EVENT DETAILS
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Iosue Student Union Bookstore Open
    8 a.m. - 9 p.m. Iosue Student Union Convenience Store Open
    10:30 a.m. - Midnight Iosue Student Union Spart's Den Open
    11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Country Club of York 5th Annual Spartan Advance Golf Outing
    Preregistration is required at www.ycpspartans.com.
    Hosted by Spartan Advance, the official booster club of York College Athletics
    3 - 7 p.m. Lobby, Iosue Student Union Welcome and Registration Table
    Pick up event information for the weekend, including 5K registration.
    3 - 5 p.m. Seligman Field, West Campus Senior Class Picnic
    Senior Class – do you like food, games and music? Come out and join the Class of 2019 to kickoff your final Fall Fest as students.
    4:30 - 7 p.m. Johnson Dining Hall, Iosue Student Union Dinner Available
    $11 for guests
    5 - 9 p.m. TBD  Campus Shuttle Service to Downtown York
    Departs from Creek Crossing Shuttle Stop
    Return pick up at Marketview Arts
    5 - 9 p.m. Downtown York First Friday Celebration
    First Friday is a celebration of Downtown shops, restaurants, cultural venues, and nightlife hotspots including special events, refreshments, promotions, and live entertainment.
    6 p.m. Buechel, Iosue Student Union Shabbat Celebration & Dinner
    Join our Hillel students, families and alumni as we welcome you to campus with our Shabbat Celebration & Dinner.
    Hosted by The Doris & Bernard Gordon Center for Jewish Life and Hillel
    7 - 8 p.m. Creek Crossing Shuttle Stop  Campfire & S'mores
    Join us for s'more fun! Gather with friends, old and new, as you make this famous fireside treat. 
    Hosted by Campus Activities Board
    8 p.m. Johnson Dining Hall, Iosue Student Union 50th Anniversary Birthday BINGO
    A YCP tradition. Fun prizes! Cards are free (limit 3).
    Hosted by Campus Activities Board
  • Saturday, October 6

    Saturday, October 6

    Fall Fest and Family Weekend

    TIME LOCATION EVENT DETAILS
    8 a.m. Grumbacher Track and Rail Trail

    7th Annual YCP 5K & Fun Run
    Join us for our 7th Annual 5K and Fun Run.
    Alumni, employees, parents and community members: $25 
    Day of Registration: $30
    Students: $10
    SpartaKids Run: Free
    Register at www.ycp.edu/alumni
    Hosted by Alumni Relations

    10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Iosue Student Union Bookstore Open
    10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Iosue Student Union Convenience Store Open
    10 a.m.  Yorkview Hall, Willman Business Center Alumni Board of Directors Meeting
    10 a.m. Yorkview Hall, Willman Business Center Young Alumni Council Meeting
    11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Johnson Dining Hall, Iosue Student Union Brunch Available
    $9 for guests
    12 p.m. Graham Field  Women's Soccer vs. Southern Virginia
    12 - 5 p.m.  Lobby, Iosue Student Union  Welcome and Registration Table
    Pick up event information for the weekend and celebrate York College's 50th Anniversary in our special photo booth.
    2 p.m. Wolf Gymnasium Volleyball vs. Mary Washington
    2 - 5 p.m. West Manchester VFW Chi Gamma Iota Reunion
    3 p.m. Departing from Iosue Student Union Patio Campus Tour
    3 p.m. Graham Field Men's Soccer vs. Southern Virginia
    4 p.m. Waldner Performing Arts Center PRISM Concert
    This program will feature a wide range of talented performers from the York College Division of Music.
    4 p.m. - Midnight Iosue Student Union

    Spart's Den Open

    4:30 - 6 p.m. Johnson Dining Hall, Iosue Student Union

    Dinner Available
    $11 for guests

    5 - 8 p.m. Seligman Field, West Campus

    SpartaFest - Brews, Brats and Live Entertainment
    Featuring the Central City Orchestra. and WVYC. Enjoy all-you-can-eat fare and local beer and wine. ID is required. Admission is FREE. Alumni and their families are invited to attend. Register at www.ycp.edu/alumni.
    Sponsored by Alumni Relations

    The following reunion tents will be held during SpartaFest: 

    Decade Celebration Tents
    70s | 80s | 90s | 2000s | Young Alumni (2010-present)

    Affinity Groups
    YCCOSP Alumni | Grum Alumni

    5 - 7 p.m. Main Campus Lawn

    Octoberfest Picnic
    Gather with current students, alumni, families and friends! Enjoy an assortment of your favorite picnic foods while listening to music. Admission is $10 per person. Current students may utilize their meal plan by prepurchasing a ticket from Johnson Dining Hall. 
    Rain Location: Grumbacher Sport and Fitness Center, Multipurpose Room
    Hosted by Student Activities and Orientation

    5 - 9 p.m.  Main Campus Lawn 

    Fall Festival
    One of the largest events of the year, featuring dozens of student organization fundraisers, inflatables, make-your-own novelties, food trucks, and more! Live music provided by Advanced Party Solutions on the Fall Festival stage beginning at 5 p.m.

    8:15 p.m. Views from West Campus and Main Campus

    Fireworks

  • Sunday, October 7

    Sunday, October 7

    Fall Fest and Family Weekend

    TIME LOCATION EVENT DETAILS
     12 p.m. Kinsley Field Field Hockey vs. Juniata 
    12 p.m.  The Doris and Bernard Gordon Center for Jewish Life  Gordon Center Grand Opening
    5- 9 p.m. Iosue Student Union Convenience Store Open
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