Homecoming 2017

Mark Your Calendars for Homecoming 2017!
September 25 – 30, 2017

Tentative Schedule (as of 8/11/17)

Monday, September 25

Homecoming Networking and Etiquette Dinner (Sponsored by the Career Development Center and the Office of Advancement-Alumni Relations) — 5-7pm — Location TBD

Tuesday, September 26

David Romero: The Latinx Giant (Sponsored by Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority, Inc.; Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc.; Multicultural Male Society; Organization of Latin American Students; UIS Diversity Center) — Time and Location TBD

Wednesday, October 27

Bubble Soccer Tournament (Sponsored by SAC ) — 4 to 6pm — UIS Quad

Alumni Happy Hour (Sponsored by UIS Advancement & UIS Athletics) — 5 to 7pm, Engrained Brewing Company

Thursday, October 28

Brookens Library Booksale — 9am – 4pm — Brookens Library

Makers Takers Event: MYO Spirit Decorations (Sponsored by Brookens Library) — 11am – 1pm — Brookens Library

Mashed Potato Sculpting (Sponsored by Student Life) — 11am – 1pm — Food Emporium Patio (Rain: PAC Main Concourse)

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 student organizations and UIS students receive a free Homecoming 2017 T-shirt with their icard (limited supplies and sizes).

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

Friday, October 29

U-Help, I-Help Springfield Service Event (sponsored by the Volunteer and Civic Engagement Center) — 10am to 2pm, UIS Campus

UIS Spirit Run (Sponsored by Campus Recreation) — 2:30pm — TRAC


  • Street Party/Paint the Quad, 4-5pm

    • Men’s Soccer at 5pm vs. McKendree University

    • Announcement of Homecoming Court at Half-time of Women’s Game

    • Women’s Soccer at 7:30pm vs. McKendree University

    • Fireworks (immediately following Women’s soccer game)

Saturday, September 30

Homecoming Disc Golf Tournament (Sponsored by the UIS Disc Golf Club) — Noon– UIS Disc Golf Course

UIS Women’s Volleyball vs. University of Southern Indiana — 3pm — TRAC

Homecoming Concert (Sponsored by SAC) — 9pm — SLB Gym


Homecoming 2017 Event Registration Links

Spirit Run 2017

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

Homecoming Royalty Nomination Form

Office/Door Decorating Contest