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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 who come from around the world to watch the parade.

Applications are now closed.

Parade Information
Fall Marathon 5K Run

Hawks Run Home 5K

This year, we're excited to partner with UI Dance Marathon for the Hawks Run Home 5K!

Registration is open until October 1st!

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People marching in the street in the Homecoming Parade


Help make Hawkeye magic happen! Homecoming Volunteer and Volunteer Leader signups are now open.

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Homecoming: Iowa Shout

Compete in Iowa SHOUT!

SHOUT highlights talent from across the campus community in a fun-filled talent show held right on the Pentacrest! Get your student organization or small team registered today.

Registrations are now closed. We hope to see you at the event!

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iowa shout 2019

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!

Scholarship applications are now closed.

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corvettes in the homecoming parade

Homecoming royalty

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

Court and Royalty applications are now closed.

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Flags on the bridge by the IMU

Virtual Homecoming

Far away from home, but still want to join in on the action? The International Programs team has a Virtual Homecoming activity where you can connect with Hawkeyes no matter where you are

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univesity of iowa old capitol concert

Find an event

See our full schedule of events to find new ways to get involved with Homecoming.

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