Return to the Hill for KU’s 106th Homecoming Sept. 22-29, 2018!
Schedule of Events
Find the schedule of events for KU’s 106th Homecoming celebration! Events are held across campus and the entire university community is encouraged to participate.
Homecoming is organized by students. The Homecoming Steering Committee was established in 2002 and includes advisors from the KU Alumni Association.
More Homecoming Information
Get all the info about this year’s Homecoming Parade on Thursday, Sept. 27, including the parade route, how to be in it, what to expect—and where to park.
Find entry forms for all Homecoming events, activities and awards here. Pick and choose the events you want to participate in, or compete with a team for the entire week.
Homecoming Parade grand marshals are members of the University community whose achievements have added to KU’s prominence and strengthened Jayhawk traditions.
Three Homecoming awards recognize outstanding students and alumni each year: the Ex.C.E.L. Award, the Spirit of 1912 Award, and the Jennifer Alderdice Homecoming Award.
Do you know when KU’s first Homecoming Parade was held? Have you heard of Dandelion Day? Learn more fun facts from past Homecoming celebrations.
KU introduced Homecoming themes in 1956. The first theme was “Songs for Victory.” The theme provides a basis for the week’s celebrations and helps guide events.
On November 23, 1912, KU played its first Homecoming football game against well-established rivals the Missouri Tigers. Learn more about the storied history of KU Homecoming.
Find a complete record of past KU Homecoming football games including KU’s opponent, game scores, head coaches, attendance numbers and other fun facts.
Interested in participating in Homecoming as a sponsor? Contact Teri Harris, vice president of marketing, membership and business development, at email@example.com.
Questions about Homecoming? Let us know!
Director of Student Programs
Assistant Director of Student Programs