Homecoming Schedule

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Homecoming Schedule

Stay tuned for the full Homecoming schedule of events! KU’s 106th Homecoming celebration takes place Sept. 23-29, 2018.


Saturday, Sept. 22

Homecoming Kickoff & Food Fest

5:30 p.m. Doors Open
6 p.m. Pep Rally
Adams Alumni Center

Kick off Homecoming Week with a feast at Food Fest, featuring snacks from the Student Alumni Network’s Restaurant Partners! Enjoy live performances by KU bands—and this is the only place to grab your FREE Homecoming T-shirt!

Tuesday, Sept. 25

Chalk & Rock

9 a.m.
Wescoe Beach

Chalk & Rock is a historic Homecoming event where student groups and campus organizations create chalk murals that represent themselves and the Homecoming theme.

Wednesday, Sept. 26

Jayhawk Jingles

5-7 p.m.
Adams Alumni Center

Jayhawk Jingles is a popular Homecoming event that pits student groups against one another to create the best skit or musical performance. Popular songs are changed to Jayhawk-themed acts.

The Connect Kickoff

7-10 p.m.
Burge Union

Thursday, Sept. 27

Homecoming Parade

6 p.m.
Massachusetts Street, Downtown Lawrence

Friday, Sept. 28

Home Football Friday

11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Adams Alumni Center

Home Football Friday is a Student Alumni Network tradition. Students can enjoy free food from a Restaurant Program partner and connect with each other.

Hawks on Tap

Adams Alumni Center

Hawks on Tap is a new event to celebrate the launch of the Jayhawk Career Network and the KU Alumni mentoring platform. Students 21+, faculty, staff and alumni will have an opportunity to meet and mingle at the Adams Alumni Center. The event will feature beers from breweries with Jayhawk ties.

Late Night in the Phog

Allen Fieldhouse

Saturday, Sept. 29

ExCEL Finalist and Homecoming Steering Committee Recognition Banquet (invitation only)

Adams Alumni Center

Game Day at the Adams Member Tailgate

Adams Alumni Center

KU vs. Oklahoma State Football Game

David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium

NPHC Step Show

7:30 p.m.
Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union

For more information, contact Ally Stanton, director of student programs, at allystanton@kualumni.org.