The 2023 Toyota HBCU New York Classic (HBCUNY) announced its full schedule of events for the five-day celebration of HBCU culture and community activities, including career fairs and college fairs in both New York and New Jersey, a Greek step show, tailgate, battle of the bands, and more. Known as the world’s largest HBCU Homecoming, the event culminates on game day with a match-up between Morehouse College and Albany State at MetLife Stadium on September 16, 2023.
Kickoff is scheduled for 3 p.m. ET. The football game will also be presented live on CNBC, Peacock, and the NBC Sports App. Fans can get tickets and more details on the full schedule of events at www.hbcunyclassic.com.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2023
● Mayor’s Kickoff Lunch – 12-2 p.m. ET
Mayor Eric Adams, Morehouse College President David A. Thomas and Albany State President Marion Ross Fedrick officially kick off the 2023 HBCU New York Classic at Sylvia’s in Harlem, NY. Please note, this event is invitation only.
● NYC High School Education Day – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. ET
High school sophomores, juniors, and seniors, as well as community college students are encouraged to attend
● Game Day – Kickoff at 3:00 p.m. (Doors open at 2pm)
Morehouse College vs. Albany State
Presented live on CNBC, Peacock and the NBC Sports app
● Official After Party Headlined by D.J. Envy – 10:00 p.m. – 2 a.m. ET
After the game, fans can head to the Dream Bar located next door to MetLife Stadium in American Dream for the official after party celebrating New York D.J. Envy’s birthday party and the 50th anniversary of hip hop