Homecoming 2016

Mark Your Calendars for Homecoming 2016!
October 3-8, 2016


Tentative Schedule of Events

Monday, October 3

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 2016 T-shirt with their icard (limited supplies and sizes).

Tuesday, October 4

Spirit Games: TBA – 11am to 1pm (location TBA)

UIS Women’s Volleyball vs. McKendree — 7pm — TRAC

Spirit Games: TBA – 4 to 6pm (location TBA)

Wednesday, October 5

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

Spirit Games: TBA – 4 to 6pm (location TBA)

Thursday, October 6

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

Spirit Games: TBA — 4 to 6pm — PAC Concourse

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

Friday, October 7

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

UIS Spirit Run/Walk — 2:30pm — TRAC

UIS Women’s Volleyball vs. St. Joseph’s –  7pm — TRAC


  • Parade at 4:30pm

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

    • Fireworks (immediately following Men’s soccer game)

Saturday, October 8

UIS Women’s Volleyball vs. Indianapolis — 3pm — TRAC

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 2016 Event Registration Links

Parade Registration 2016

Spirit Run 2016

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