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Homecoming 2014

 Homecoming 2014 - October 6-11, 2014


Spirit Games Schedule


Homecoming Event Registration Links

Homecoming Parade

Office/Door Decorating Contest

Homecoming Royalty Nomination Form

Homecoming 5K


Special thanks to our 2014 Homecoming sponsors for making this week of events possible!



Tentative Schedule:

Monday October 6

Homecoming Pep Rally — 9:30pm –TRAC

Join the Student Activities Committee and UIS Athletics in kicking off Homecoming Week. Meet the teams, enjoy live performances from UIS stars, and UIS Students receive a free Homecoming 2013 T-shirt with their Icard *Limited supplies and sizes

Tuesday, October 7

Spirit Games — 11am to 1pm — PAC Concourse

Spirit Games — 4 to 6pm — PAC Concourse

 Wednesday, October 8

Spirit Games  – 11am to 1pm — UIS Quad

Spirit Games  – 4 to 6pm

Thursday, October 9

Spirit Games “Mashed Potato Sculpting” — 11am to 1pm — Food Emporium Patio (Rain Location: PAC Concourse)

Sponsored by Student Life & Housing

Spirit Games  – 4 to 6pm — PAC Concourse

Alumni Happy Hour — 5-7pm — Quaker State & Lube

Sponsored by UI Alumni Association and UIS Athletics

 Make Your Own Spirit Gear — 7 to 9pm — Student Life Plaza

Friday October 10

Spirit Games — 11am to 1pm — UIS Campus

U-Help, I-Help Springfield Service Event — 9am to 2pm (shifts available)

Sponsored by the UI Alumni Association and the Volunteer & Civic Engagement Center

Homecoming Parade — 4:15pm — UIS Campus

Come on out to see UIS pride in this year’s Homecoming Parade. For registration and more information see the Homecoming Parade page.

Homecoming BBQ — 4:45pm — South Quad

Enjoy food, fun and a family atmosphere. UIS students and registered Family Weekend participants FREE.  Others $10 which includes admission to the Women’s and Men’s Soccer games and fireworks following the game.

UIS Women’s Soccer Game vs. Rockhurst  – 5pm — Kiwanis Stadium

Spirit Games  – 5:30 – 7:30pm — Kiwanis Stadium

UIS Women’s Volleyball vs. Bellarmine – 7pm, TRAC

UIS Men’s Soccer Game vs. Rockhurst  – 7:30pm — Kiwanis Stadium (firework display to follow game)

Saturday October 11th

Homecoming Spirit Run — 9:00am — TRAC

For registration information, go to the Rec Sports website

UIS Points of Pride Tours — 1 to 3pm — All tours begin at the UIS Colonnade
Participants may participate in one, or all, of the following tours:

A Historical Look Back at UIS; Backstage at the Sangamon Auditorium; Science & the Observatory at UIS; Technology at UIS
Tours will begin every half hour and will leave from the Colonnade.

UIS Volleyball vs. Southern Indiana — 3:00pm — TRAC

Homecoming Dance — 9:30pm — SLB Gym

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Student Life

Homecoming Committee Information