Homecoming Schedule

Homecoming Save the Date

Sunday, Oct. 1

 

Stuff the Bus

11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Adams Alumni Center

Members of the campus and Lawrence community are invited to donate non-perishable items to Stuff the Bus! All items collected will be donated to Just Food of Douglas County.

Glow KU

Noon-9 p.m.
KU campus and Lawrence community

Show your school spirit by participating in Glow KU. Display red and blue lights outside your homes or places of business to light up Lawrence with crimson and blue. Leave your lights on all week to show your Jayhawk pride!

Jayhawk Jingles Auditions

4-7:30 p.m.
Adams Alumni Center

 

The Super Search

8 p.m.
Wescoe Beach

Each participating team receives a number to participate in The Super Search. The number will be used by participants throughout the search to retrieve clues. Teams will complete challenges across campus, ending at Wescoe Beach. Challenges will range from easy to medium level of difficulty. Teams are encouraged to post pictures online using the hashtags #KUHomecoming and #KUSuperSearch.


Monday, Oct. 2

 

Homecoming Tabling

10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Strong Hall Lawn

Stop by the Homecoming table on the Strong Hall lawn to learn more about Homecoming activities and purchase a Homecoming T-shirt!

Sign Competition

10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Strong Hall Lawn

KU students’ creativity will be on display with the annual Sign Competition. Student groups decorate plywood signs with their interpretation of this year’s Homecoming theme.

3 vs. 3 Basketball Tournament

5-11 p.m.
Student Rec Fitness Center

Registration for 3 vs. 3 Basketball will take place online at www.IMLeagues.com/KU. The sport will be open for registration Oct. 3-10. It is an instant scheduling online. When teams join the league, each will select the division time slot that they wish to play in. All pool and bracket information is available online at www.IMLeagues.com/KU.

 


Tuesday, Oct. 3

 

Homecoming Tabling

10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wescoe Beach

Stop by the Homecoming table on Wescoe Beach lawn to learn more about Homecoming activities and purchase a Homecoming T-shirt!

Chalk ‘n’ Rock

10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wescoe Beach

Participating student groups decorate a pre-assigned square on Wescoe Beach with their chalk designs based on the Homecoming theme. (In case of inclement weather, Chalk ‘n’ Rock will be moved to Thursday, Oct. 20.)

3 vs 3 Basketball Semifinals/Finals

5-9 p.m.
Student Rec Fitness Center

 

Jayhawk Jingles Dress Rehearsals

6-8 p.m.
Adams Alumni Center

 


Wednesday, Oct. 4

 

Homecoming Tabling

10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wescoe Beach

Stop by the Homecoming table on Wescoe Beach to learn more about Homecoming activities and purchase a Homecoming T-shirt!

Homecoming Food Fest featuring Jayhawk Jingles

6-9 p.m.
Adams Alumni Center

This popular annual event includes free food, music and the traditional Jayhawk Jingles skits.


Thursday, Oct. 5

 

Homecoming Tabling

10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wescoe Beach

Stop by the Homecoming table on Wescoe Beach to learn more about Homecoming activities and purchase a Homecoming T-shirt!

 


Friday, Oct. 6

 

Homecoming Tabling

10 a.m.-noon
Wescoe Beach

Stop by the Homecoming table on Wescoe Beach to learn more about Homecoming activities and purchase a Homecoming T-shirt!

 

Homecoming Parade

6 p.m.
Massachusetts Street

The traditional Homecoming Parade takes place on Massachusetts Street in downtown Lawrence. The parade begins at South Park and includes theme-based floats, vehicles and banners from KU student groups and organizations. Ex.C.E.L. finalists will be showcased in the parade led by the Marching Jayhawks.

Homecoming Pep Rally

7 p.m.
8th & New Hampshire Street

The pep rally will immediately follow the parade at the corner of 8th and Massachusetts Street in downtown Lawrence. The community is invited to show school spirit and support the KU football team.

 


Saturday, Oct. 7

 

Homecoming Reception (invitation only)

TBD
Adams Alumni Center

 

KU vs. Texas Tech Football Game

TBD, Memorial Stadium

 

Ex.C.E.L. and Homecoming Awards Presentation

Halftime, Memorial Stadium