Schedule

Day of Service

Oct 14 | Time TBD

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.

Hosted by University of Minnesota Alumni Association


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Flag Football Prelims

Oct 15 | 11:00am 

Student Recreation Sports Field

The Homecoming Flag Football Tournament is open to all students with pool play games at the Student Recreational Sports Fields. For more information contact Intramural Sports at imsports@umn.edu.

Hosted by University Recreation & Wellness

Party on the Plaza

Oct 16  |  5:00pm

Coffman Memorial Union Front Plaza

Kickoff Homecoming week with the ultimate pep fest, Party on the Plaza! There will be free food*, prizes, and tailgate activities.

*While supplies last

Saint Paul Blood Drive

Oct 17  |  10:30am-4:30pm

Saint Paul Student Center Northstar Ballroom

Join Student Unions & Activities as we partner with the American Red Cross for the Homecoming 2017 Blood Drives. Show your school spirit by giving back to the community.

Comedy Show

Oct 17  | Time TBD

Ted Mann Concert Hall

Every year we host a night of entertainment. Last year Matt Bellassai made everyone laugh; stay tuned to find out who is coming to Homecoming 2017!

Minneapolis Blood Drive

Oct 18  |  10:30am-4:30pm

Coffman Memorial Union Great Hall

Join Student Unions & Activities as we partner with the American Red Cross for the Homecoming 2017 Blood Drives. Show your school spirit by giving back to the community.

Flag Football Finals

Oct 18 | 6:30pm

TCF Bank Stadium

Semifinals and Championships will be hosted at TCF Bank Stadium. Co-Rec teams only in four separate divisions: Fraternity and Sorority Life, Housing and Residential Life, General Student, and Unified Sports (with Special Olympics Minnesota).

Hosted by University Recreation & Wellness

Corn Roast

Oct 19  |  2:00pm

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

Oct 19 | 7:00pm

Location TBD

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

Parade

Oct 20 | 6:30pm  

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.
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Concert

Oct 20 | 7:30pm

TCF Bank Stadium

Every fall we host a concert to celebrate Homecoming. Concert artists will be announced on August 30!
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Ski-U-Mania

Oct 21 | Begins 3 Hours Prior to Kickoff

McNamara Alumni Center

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

Hosted by University of Minnesota Alumni Association

Football Game

Oct 21 | Time TBD

TCF Bank Stadium

The University of Minnesota football team will host Illinois as part of the school's Homecoming festivities. The contest will be Minnesota's 97th Homecoming game and 11th against Illinois. Tickets are expected to go on sale in mid-June.