Homecoming 2015

Mark Your Calendars for Homecoming 2015!
October 12-17, 2015


 Schedule of Events

Monday, October 12

Cash Crunch Challenge (Sponsored by USFSCO Money Management Center) — USFSCO Lobby (Monday through Thursday)

Homecoming Pep Rally — 9:30pm — TRAC

Join the Student Activities Committee and UIS Athletics in kicking off Homecoming Week. Meet the team, enjoy live performances from UIS stars, and UIS students receive a free Homecoming 2015 T-shirt with their icard (limited supplies and sizes).

Tuesday, October 13

Spirit Games: Bags (Sponsored by the Office of Transition Services) — 11am to 1pm — UIS Quad

Spirit Games: Egg Run (Sponsored by the Greek Life Council) — 4pm to 6pm — UIS Quad

UIS Volleyball vs. Lindenwood — 7pm — TRAC

Wednesday, October 14

Spirit Games: Wacky Wednesday (Sponsored by Campus Rec)  — 11am to 1pm —  UIS Quad

Spirit Games: Candy in a Jar (Sponsored by Spirit Team) — 4 to 6pm — PAC Concourse

Alumni Happy Hour (Sponsored by the Office of Advancement and UIS Athletics) — 5 to 7pm — Floyd’s Thirst Parlor

Thursday, October 15

Spirit Games: Mashed Potato Sculpting (Sponsored by Student Life & Residence Life) — 11am to 1pm — Food Emporium Patio (Rain: PAC Concourse)

Money Quiz Game Show LIVE! (Sponsored by USFSCO Student Money Management Center) — 12noon to 1:30pm — LRH Great Room

Spirit Games: Build Brookens Challenge (Sponsored by Brookens Library) — 4 to 6pm — PAC Concourse

Card Making for the Kids (Sponsored by Dance Marathon at UIS) – 5 to 7pm – LRH Great Room

Make Your Own Spirit Gear (Sponsored by SAC) — 7 to 9pm — LRH Great Room

Friday, October 16

Friends of Brookens Library Annual Book Sale — 9am to 3pm — Brookens Library

U-Help, I-Help Springfield Service Event (sponsored by the Office of Advancement & the Volunteer and Civic Engagement Center) — 11am – 2pm

Flashback Friday: Make Your Own Spirit Buttons (Sponsored by Brookens Library) — 11am to 1pm — Brookens Library

Diversity Center Day of Fun – Prepping for the Parade! — noon to 3pm — Diversity Center

UIS Spirit Run/Walk — 2:30pm — TRAC

Money Knowledge Matching Game (Sponsored by USFSCO Student Money Management Center) — 3 to 5pm — LRH Great Room


  • Parade at 4:30pm

    • Women’s Soccer at 5pm vs. Maryville

    • Men’s Soccer at 7:30pm vs. Maryville

    • Fireworks (immediately following Men’s soccer game)

Saturday, October 17

Mission IMPROVable — 1 to 2pm — PAC C/D

UIS Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Reception — 5:30pm reception, followed by 7pm program — TRAC

Homecoming Dance (Sponsored by SAC) — 9:30pm — SLB Gym


Homecoming 2015 Event Registration Links

Parade Registration 2015

Spirit Run 2015

U-Help, I -Help Springfield Service Event Volunteer Registration 

Homecoming Royalty Nomination Form

Office/Door Decorating Contest

UIS Hall of Fame Ceremony

Spirit Games Schedule