Day of Service

Saturday, September 28 | 7:00 a.m.

Coffman Memorial Union, Great Hall

U of M Day of Service strives to engage U of M alumni, students and friends in service to their community on behalf of the university through one big day of service and gratitude.

Party on the Plaza

Monday, September 30

Coffman Memorial Union, Front Plaza

Kick off Homecoming week with the ultimate pep fest, Party on the Plaza! There will be free food*, prizes, and tailgate activities. *while supplies last

Blood Drives

Wednesday, October 2

Multiple Locations

Join Student Unions & Activities as we partner with the American Red Cross for the Homecoming 2018 Blood Drives. Show your school spirit by giving back to the community.

Comedy Show

Wednesday, October 3

Ted Mann Concert Hall

Each year Student Unions & Activities brings a comedian to campus. Last year, Nicole Byer joined us for a night of laughter at Ted Mann Concert Hall. Stay tuned for the announcement of our Homecoming 2019 comedian.


TCF Bank Stadium

Register as an individual or form a team and take on the Polar Plunge, Gopher Style. All money raised at this event goes directly to support Special Olympics Minnesota. Presented by Law Enforcement.

Gopher Grill Out

October 3 | 11:00 a.m.

Saint Paul Mall

Join in on this new Homecoming tradition! Swing by the Saint Paul Mall for free corn*, yard games, and more! *While supplies last

Lip Sync Competition

Coffman Front Plaza

Get ready to sing and dance your way across stage at the annual Lip Sync competition. Only one team will win the award of Lip Sync Champion!

Hosted by Office for Fraternity & Sorority Life


Friday, October 4 | 6:30 p.m.

University Ave

Celebrate Homecoming with one of the oldest traditions at the U, the Homecoming Parade! The parade runs down University Avenue SE from 12th Avenue SE to Walnut Street.


Friday, October 4 | 7:30 p.m.

TCF Bank Stadium

The Homecoming concert brings TCF Bank Stadium to its feet every year. Past years have featured Ke$ha, Big Sean, and Iggy Azalea.


Saturday, October 5


Celebrate Homecoming at the annual pregame party and pep-fest featuring Homecoming Court coronation.

Hosted by University of Minnesota Alumni Association

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Football Game

Saturday, October 5

TCF Bank Stadium

The University of Minnesota football team will play the University of Illinois for another Homecoming victory!