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Homecoming royalty

Each year, Homecoming honors current students who show an exemplary Hawkeye Spirit as Homecoming Royalty.

Status: The 2022 Homecoming Court application is closed.

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Homecoming scholarships

Homecoming at Iowa recognizes the connection between Hawkeye Spirit and Academic Success at the University of Iowa. We will select two applicants to each receive a scholarship to be presented during Homecoming week!

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Join the parade

Each year, we welcome Hawkeye Alumni back home to Iowa City to celebrate alongside more than 15,000 spectators that come from around the world to watch the parade.

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Find an event

There are dozens of events scheduled each year for Homecoming. You can find the full schedule of events at the link below. 

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Virtual Homecoming

Virtual Homecoming is a chance to keep the Hawkeye spirit alive, regardless of where you are in the world. Send your message and International Programs will share your message with campus during Homecoming week (October 23-29, 2022) and put your name in a drawing for a deluxe Hawkeye flag!

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Learn more about visiting Iowa City as an alum, find events, and plan your weekend.