About Homecoming

History of Homecoming

Since 1914, the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, has celebrated Homecoming, a week dedicated to honoring the spirit of the maroon and gold. This is one of the most cherished traditions at the Univeristy. This celebration brings the campus community together with events such as community service opportunities, concerts and of course the Homecoming parade and football game. This year’s theme, “Gopher Glory” celebrates school spirit by allowing students to share their Gopher pride and achievements while encouraging the campus community to get involved and share in the Homecoming experience.

Learn more about the history of Homecoming at the University of Minnesota.

Homecoming Exhibit

The Homecoming exhibit in the Basement of Coffman Memorial Union features a variety of historic photographs, stories, and artifacts. It includes a 1960 seat cushion from Memorial Stadium donated by Tim McDevitt: 2009 alumnus of the Carlson School of Management, and a collection of buttons dating back to 1922 - donated by Don Hickman.