Alumni Guide to University of Iowa Homecoming 2019

Every fall, thousands of University of Iowa alumni and friends gather in Iowa City to reunite with fellow Hawkeyes and celebrate our remarkable university. From the tried-and-true traditions of the parade, coronation, and football game to discoveries off the beaten path, there are plenty of new memories to make on campus—and beyond. Whether it’s your first homecoming or your 50th, here’s your guide for a good time in Iowa City. 

Homecoming Kick-Off Sweet Corn Roast
Homecoming Kick-Off Sweet Corn Roast

Mon, Oct. 14, 2019
4:00pm — 6:00pm
Pentacrest

Please join us for the first ever Homecoming Corn Roast! This event will take place near the Old Capitol on the Pentacre...

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Philanthropy Talk: Fran and Margaret McCaffery
Philanthropy Talk: Fran and Margaret McCaffery

Tue, Oct. 15, 2019
7:00pm — 8:00pm
Main Lounge of the Iowa Memorial Union

The 2019 fall philanthropy talk, featuring University of Iowa head men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery and his wife Ma...

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Pullman Diner/St. Burch Tavern
Pullman Diner/St. Burch Tavern

Wed, Oct. 16, 2019
5:00pm — 8:00pm
Hancher, Stanley Café

Learn more at hancher.uiowa.edu.

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Public Tour of Hancher Auditorium
Public Tour of Hancher Auditorium

Wed, Oct. 16, 2019
10:30am — 11:30am
Hancher Auditorium

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CAB Improv Show
CAB Improv Show

Thu, Oct. 17, 2019
10:00pm — 11:00pm
Black Box Theater, IMU Third Floor

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College of Pharmacy Osterhaus Medal for Lifetime Achievement Symposium
College of Pharmacy Osterhaus Medal for Lifetime Achievement Symposium

Thu, Oct. 17, 2019
1:00pm
Old Capitol Museum, Senate Chambers

Join us as we honor the Osterhaus Medal for Lifetime Achievement recipient, as well as the Distinguished, Honorary, and ...

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Homecoming Parade
Homecoming Parade

Fri, Oct. 18, 2019
5:45pm
Downtown Iowa City

2019 Parade details here: https://homecoming.uiowa.edu/parade 

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College of Nursing Homecoming Block Party
College of Nursing Homecoming Block Party

Fri, Oct. 18, 2019
4:00pm — 7:00pm
College of Nursing Building

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Concert: Sponsored by SCOPE Productions
Concert: Sponsored by SCOPE Productions

Fri, Oct. 18, 2019
Pentacrest

After the Homecoming Parade enjoy a free concert on the Pentacrest, presented by SCOPE Productions! 2019 Performer: Bad ...

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IMU Family Open House
IMU Family Open House

Fri, Oct. 18, 2019
Second floor ballroom

Following the Homecoming Parade enjoy the Family Fun Open House hosted at the Iowa Memorial Union! There will be live ki...

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College of Pharmacy Alumni, Family, and Friends Celebration
College of Pharmacy Alumni, Family, and Friends Celebration

Fri, Oct. 18, 2019
7:00pm — 9:00pm
The Graduate hotel (formerly Iowa City Sheraton) 210 S. Dubuque St.

Please join us for a family-friendly event following the 2019 Homecoming Parade as we celebrate alumni, and recognize th...

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Annual Tippie Homecoming BBQ
Annual Tippie Homecoming BBQ

Fri, Oct. 18, 2019
4:30pm — 6:00pm
Pappajohn Business Building Patio

Celebrate Homecoming 2019 with fellow alumni at the annual Tippie BBQ on the Pappajohn Business Building patio. Mingle w...

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College of Engineering Party After the Parade
College of Engineering Party After the Parade

Fri, Oct. 18, 2019
6:30pm — 8:30pm
Seamans Center

See more details at https://www.engineering.uiowa.edu/alumni/events/homecoming.

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Presidential Panel
Presidential Panel

Fri, Oct. 18, 2019
1:00pm — 2:00pm
Voxman Music Building

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Alumni Engagement Tent
Alumni Engagement Tent

Fri, Oct. 18, 2019
2:00pm — 5:30pm
Pentacrest

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Distinguished Alumni Awards
Distinguished Alumni Awards

Fri, Oct. 18, 2019
3:00pm — 4:30pm
Voxman Music Building, Concert Hall

Each year, the UI recognizes the top accomplishments of its alumni and friends through the Distinguished Alumni Awards. ...

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College of Dentistry Pregame Tailgate
College of Dentistry Pregame Tailgate

Sat, Oct. 19, 2019
8:00am — 11:00am
White tent on East side of College of Dentistry

Learn more

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College of Law Homecoming Events
College of Law Homecoming Events

Sat, Oct. 19, 2019
Boyd Law Building

Join us for a pregame cookout, diversity reception and class specific events.  Learn more

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College of Pharmacy Alumni, Family, and Friends Tailgate
College of Pharmacy Alumni, Family, and Friends Tailgate

Sat, Oct. 19, 2019
9:00am
1 Melrose Circle, Iowa City, IA 52246

Food, soda, and water will be served. Please feel free to bring your own beverages. $5/personPlease contact Kayla Sander...

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College of Medicine Homecoming Tailgate
College of Medicine Homecoming Tailgate

Sat, Oct. 19, 2019
9:00am — 10:45am
Medical Education and Research Facility (MERF)

IOWA Medicine Tailgate Medical Education and Research Facility (MERF) 375 Newton Road, Iowa City

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College of Education Homecoming Tailgate
College of Education Homecoming Tailgate

Sat, Oct. 19, 2019
8:00am — 10:00am
Lindquist Center courtyard and N110 Lindquist Center

College of Education alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends are invited to join us for a festive morning shar...

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Game Day: Iowa vs. Purdue
Game Day: Iowa vs. Purdue

Sat, Oct. 19, 2019
11:00am
Kinnick Stadium

Dress in your Homecoming day best and help cheer on your Hawkeyes celebrate the winning tradition! Grab your friends and...

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College of Public Health Pregame Breakfast
College of Public Health Pregame Breakfast

Sat, Oct. 19, 2019
8:00am — 10:00am
Public Health Building

All CPH alumni, students, faculty, staff and their families are invited to attend the annual pregame breakfast:FREE brea...

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College of Engineering Homecoming Tailgate
College of Engineering Homecoming Tailgate

Sat, Oct. 19, 2019
8:30am — 10:30am
Seamans Center

See more details at https://www.engineering.uiowa.edu/alumni/events/homecoming.

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College of Law Reunion Farewell Brunch and 2019 Alumni Awards
College of Law Reunion Farewell Brunch and 2019 Alumni Awards

Sun, Oct. 20, 2019
Kinnick Stadium Press Box

Reunion Farewell Brunch and 2019 Alumni Awards, Kinnick Stadium Press Box. Information to nominate.

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