Homecoming

Find out about Homecoming events of alumni interest here. Check back for new events and more information as it is available


Celebrating 100 years!

October 12-18, 2014


Join us for a week filled with fun activities as we celebrate 100 years of homecoming. We'll be updating our calendar of events often, so stay up-to-date!


Events for All Alumni (scroll down for events by college or interest group)

Monday, October 13, 2014

Goldy's Homecoming Kickoff
Get together to celebrate the beginning of Homecoming week! The Front Plaza of Coffman Uion will be the host of Taste of Coffman where you will receive free snacks and treats, caricature artists, henna tattoos and more! Free.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Alumni Awards Celebration
5:30-8 p.m.
Memorial Hall, McNamara Alumni Center
Help us honor outstanding alumni volunteers and groups that have made a significant impact on the University community. Tickets will go on sale in August.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Homecoming Parade
7-8 p.m.
Watch the parade as it makes it way down University Ave., between 15th Ave. S.E. and Oak St. S.E.

FOREVER GREEK: Greek Alumni Homecoming
Reunite with fellow alumni at our first all-Greek Homecoming event during the 100 year celebration of Homecoming!

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Ski-U-Mania!
8-11 a.m.
McNamara Alumni Center
Celebrate homecoming with us! Enjoy food, games, giveaways, and more. This year's homecoming royalty will also be crowned, so be there to see the new king and queen. Tickets will go on sale in August.

Homecoming Football Game
Minnesota vs. Purdue
11 a.m.
TCF Bank Stadium

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Borlaug Homecoming 5K
Enjoy the scenic beauty of the St. Paul campus by participating in the 5K. This event is a tribute to Norman Borlaug, a University alumni who is known as the "Hunger Warrior" for his work and increasing food security around the world. All ages are welcome to participate in the 5K. Sponsored by Project Food Security and the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences.
 Visit homecoming.umn.edu for pricing and registration information

  
Homecoming events by college or interest group


Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Homecoming Reception for Chinese Alumni
Free, at University International Center, 101. Visit http://chinacenter.umn.edu/ for more.


Friday, October 17, 2014

Pharmacy "Back to School" Reunion
Returning alumni from graduating classes of 1937-1967 and 1989 will join current students for a Back to School class after enjoying breakfast with faculty and college leadership. Contact Jason Varin with questions at 612-626-8734 or vari0001@umn.edu.


Vet Med Class of 1964 50th Reunion
At Ben Pomeroy Student/Alumni Learning Center. Details to come.


International Student and Scholar Services Open House
International alumni are invited to an open house at the newly renovated offices of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) at 190 Humphrey School. Meet current and past directors and staff, and reconnect with other alumni in attendance. A casual reception will be hosted with light refreshments and snacks. Contact Rachel Peterson at pete8158@umn.edu for more.


Minnesota Library School Homecoming Reception
University of Minnesota Library School alumni are invited to a Homecoming Reception featuring light hors'doeuvres and tours of the Archival Caverns. Visit http://www.continuum.umn.edu/events/ for more.


CEHD Homecoming Alumni Party and Parade
Join CEHD alumni and friends on the Burton Hall Plaza for great food and music at our annual pre-parade party and march with us in the parade. RSVP at cehd.umn.edu/events/homecoming.


CSE Homecoming Celebration
Come celebrate Homecoming with the College of Science and Engineering! Have your picture taken with Goldy, enjoy fun activities for every age—including face painting, balloon art and student demonstrations! Pre-parade events take place inside the University's new Recreation and Wellness Center. More info coming on th CSE alumni events page: http://cse.umn.edu/admin/exrel/alumni/CSE_CONTENT_219566.php


CFANS Beer & Brats at the Bell
CFANS's 3rd Annual Beer & Brats Parade Party at the Bell Museum will take place Friday, October 17, from 5:30 pm - parade end, at the Bell Museum of Natural History's lawn space between the building and University Avenue. Alumni, families, students, and friends are welcome to enjoy free BBQ and a cash bar. More information available at z.umn.edu/cfanshomecoming


Carlson School Homecoming Parade Watch Party
Join the Carlson School to watch the Homecoming Parade on the Armory Lawn - University Avenue and Church Street. For more information and to register, visit: carlsonschool.umn.edu/alumnievents


CFANS at the Parade
CFANS will have a float in the Homecoming Parade! Join us on the float or watch the parade from the lawn of the Bell Museum. More info here: z.umn.edu/cfanshomecoming.


Join Dentistry in the parade!
Join Mr. Molar, the Tooth Fairy and the School of Dentistry as we walk in the parade and celebrate our 125th Anniversary.


Recreation and Wellness Alumni Parade Party
Alumni are invited to stop by the new University Recreation and Wellness Center for a family friendly celebration after the parade. Food, games, and prizes will be provided!


FOREVER GREEK: Greek Alumni Homecoming
Reunite with fellow alumni at our first all-Greek Homecoming event during the 100 year celebration of Homecoming!


Post-Parade at the Beacon with CDes, CLA and SJMC
Join a Post-Homecoming Parade Gathering at the Beacon with Design, Liberal Arts, and School of Journalism & Mass Communication alumni societies. Let’s Ski-U-Mah at the Beacon! Socialize, eat a bite, and pick up some U of M flair.
8:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Beacon Public House, University Commons Hotel


Saturday, October 18, 2014

CFANS Homecoming Tailgate
CFANS will host its annual Homecoming Tailgate on Saturday October 18 before the game. Enjoy brats and cheese from the Meat Lab and Dairy Store, and spend time with fellow CFANS alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends! More details to come at z.umn.edu/cfanshomecoming.


CLA at Ski-U-Mania
Join fellow College of Liberal Arts alumni, family and friends at the U of M Alumni Association’s Ski-U-Mania pre-Homecoming game Pepfest. Gather in the Ski-U-Mah room at the McNamara Alumni Center, compliments of the College of Liberal Arts.


Celebrate the Common Good: A Humphrey School All-class Reunion
Make plans to join us for the second annual Humphrey School All-class Reunion and to "Celebrate the Common Good."


The Program of Mortuary Science - All Class Reunion
The Program of Mortuary Science Alumni Society cordially invites all alumni and guests, students and friends of the Program to enjoy a time of food and fellowship. This is a great opportunity for alumni, students and friends of the Program to meet, mix and mingle. Historic Thomson-Dougherty 2535 Park Avenue South  Minneapolis
Details at www.mortuaryscience.umn.edu


School of Music Collage Concert
Ted Mann Concert Hall; free, first-come, first-served; https://events.umn.edu/035573


  
Highlights from Homecoming 2013

2013 Ski-U-Mania and Royalty Coronation

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