Save the date for next year's Homecoming, set for October 8-11, 2015!
Homecoming is a time of celebration, camaraderie, and above all - fun! The Homecoming Committee works hard on this exciting weekend for students, faculty, staff, the Fayette community and especially our alumni all year long. Click here for Flickr photos from Homecoming 2014! To view the 2014 Homecoming brochure, click here.
Below is a tentative schedule of 2015 events:
Thursday, October 8
- Pep Rally, Bonfire & Coronation, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, October 9
- 50-Year Reunion Class (honoring the class of 1956) and Heritage Society Luncheon, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Student Center Ballroom
- Student Research Project Showcase hosted by School of Science and Mathematics, 1-2:30 p.m., Baker-Hebron and Colgrove-Walker
- Alumni Gathering (Enjoy desserts & coffee!), 1-4 p.m., Parker-Fox Hall. Campus tours will also be led.
- President's Ball - cocktails, appetizers, dinner and dancing! 6:30 p.m., Student Center Ballroom
- UIU Volleyball, 7 p.m.
Saturday, October 10
- Homecoming Parade, 10 a.m., Main Street
- UIU Soccer, 11 a.m.
- Homecoming Alumni Art Reception, 2:30 - 4 p.m., Bing-Davis Art Gallery
- Hall of Fame Banquet, 12 p.m., Student Center Ballroom
- UIU Volleyball, 3 p.m.
- Homecoming Football Game, 6 p.m., Harms-Eischeid Stadium
Sunday, October 11
- Alumni Awards & Honor Class Brunch (honoring the classes of '45, '55, '65, '75, '90 and '05), from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Student Center Ballroom
- UIU Women's Soccer, 1 p.m.
Pavo Blue (coffee house, gifts and UIU apparel) located in downtown Fayette will be open:
Thursday and Friday: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Peacock Connection (on-campus gift shop) located in the UIU Student Center will be open:
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Friday 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. and at the Harms-Eischeid Stadium Store on Saturday: 5-8 p.m.
Homecoming Alumni Art Exhibition featuring original works of art by UIU alumni will be available for viewing in the Edgar-Fine Arts Hall - Bing-Davis Art Gallery all week (including Sunday) from 8 a.m. -5 p.m.
Handicapped Parking: several designated parking areas are available on campus. Please refer to the Homecoming campus map for specific locations.
Free shuttle service: Saturday, rides will be available from the Victory Gate on Union Street. Please refer to the Homecoming campus map for specific locations.
For those of you who have not been to campus recently, you may need to access our Campus Map. UIU is proud of our beautiful new facilities. During your Homecoming visit, we hope you make time to tour campus!
For lodging, dining, directions and other travel information, click here.
Please contact Upper Iowa University Advancement/Alumni Office with questions or if you would like to volunteer during Homecoming. 563.425.5238 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to seeing you at Homecoming 2015!