Auto Show / Homecoming Weekend (Michigan Campus)

September/October

Each fall Northwood University host's its annual auto show/homecoming weekend on the Michigan campus. During this weekend you will see the largest new car outdoor auto show in North America along with the homecoming football game and various alumni reunions and activities. This annual event averages 50,000 plus visitors throughout the three day event. You can expect to see approximately 500 new cars, trucks, RV's, semi-trucks specialty and promotional vehicles are on campus this weekend and over 600 Northwood students volunteer their time from all curriculums to make this weekend a success.


Homecoming (Florida Campus)

January

The highlight during homecoming weekend on the Florida campus are the Seahawk basketball games. Both the men's and women's teams are leaders in the NAIA and garner much attention throughout the season.


Auto Show of the Palm Beaches (Florida Campus)

February

Each winter Northwood University host’s an annual auto show on the Florida campus. This auto show is one of the largest outdoor new car auto shows in the southern United States. The auto show is often held in conjunction with alumni events and activities.


Outstanding Alumni Achievement Awards

Michigan Campus - April
Texas Campus - October
Florida Campus - January/February

Annually, Northwood University honors alumni with the Outstanding Alumni Award. Candidates are selected based on various criteria with emphasis on those who have shown dedication and achievement in their professions, community involvement, and their support and commitment to Northwood University.

Awards and Criteria:

  • Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award
  • Alumni Leadership Award
    • Achievement in their chosen career
    • Active volunteer in the Northwood Alumni Network
    • Graduated from traditional program at least ten years prior to nomination or graduating from the Adult Degree Program or DeVos Graduate School five years prior to nomination.
  • Young Alumni Volunteer Award
    • Achievement in their chosen career
    • Active volunteer in the Northwood Alumni Network
    • Graduated 10 years prior or less
  • Alumni Service Award
    • This award honors alumni who are accomplished military or civil servants.
    • Outstanding achievement in their chosen career
    • Support and commitment to Northwood and the Northwood Idea
    • Graduated from traditional program at least ten years prior to nomination or graduating from the Adult Degree Program or DeVos Graduate School five years prior to nomination.

How can I Nominate an Alumni?

Complete this online form to Nominate an Alumni.