Homecoming at UMN Morris
  • Event Date:Friday, September 8, 2023, 8 a.m.–Sunday, September 10, 2023, 5:30 p.m.
  • Location: University of Minnesota Morris

Schedule of Events

All Weekend

Wear school colors

Make card or origami to share with elders, sponsored by the Office of Community Engagement, Student Center

Friday, September 8

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.—Alumni and Student Networking Event, Student Center, Oyate Hall, Cougar Room 
Register in advance for the Alumni and Student Networking Event.

12–4 p.m.—Cougar Athletics Garage Sale
Cougar Sports Center, Dacotah Deck

3 p.m.—Ready, Teddy, Go
Student Center, Louie's Lower Level

5 p.m.—Distinguished Alumni Award Recognition Event
Student Center

  • 5 p.m.—Social Hour
  • 6–7:30 p.m.—Dinner and Recognition of Honorees
  • Dessert reception follows

Purchase advance tickets for the Distinguished Alumni Award Recognition Event through August 31.

Saturday, September 9

8 a.m.—Homecoming 5K Race
Starts outside Student Center 
Register Online

9 a.m.—Campus Green Tour
Welcome Center

9–10:30 a.m.—UMMAA Board Meeting
Student Center, Moccasin Flower Room

10 a.m.—Women's Basketball Alumni Reunion Game
Cougar Sports Center, James Gremmels Court 
RSVP to Coach Grove at [email protected]

10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.—Cougar Hall of Fame Brunch
Student Center, Oyate Hall

  • 10 a.m.—Social
  • 10:30 a.m.—Brunch and Recognition of Honorees

Purchase advance tickets for the Cougar Hall of Fame brunch through August 31.

11 a.m.—Men's Basketball Alumni Reunion Game
Cougar Sports Center, James Gremmels Court 
RSVP to Coach Grove at [email protected]

12–6 p.m.—Campus Bookstore Open
Science Building, Lower Level

12:30 p.m.—50th Annual Homecoming Tug-o-War
Big Cat Stadium

  • Flag raising follows, Tug Lake

1 p.m.—Women's Soccer versus St. Catherine University
Cougar Field

1 p.m.—Stevens County Humane Society Cleanup, sponsored by the Office of Community Engagement, 820 W 5th St, Morris 
Register in advance for the Stevens County Humane Society Cleanup.

1:30 p.m.—10th Year Anniversary Celebration: LGBTQIA2S+ Programs Office, 
Multi-Ethnic Resource Center, Resource Center for Gender, Women and Sexuality (RCGWS)

  • Remarks at 2 p.m.

3 p.m.—William B. and Ida B. Stewart Hall Dedication

  • 3 p.m.—Building Dedication, WCSA Alumni Garden between Spooner Hall and the Multi-Ethnic Resource Center
  • 3:30–5 p.m.—Program and hors d'oeuvres to follow, Student Center, Oyate Hall

RSVP for the Stewart Hall dedication by August 30.

3:30 p.m.—Men's Soccer versus Augsburg University
Cougar Field

4 p.m.–Football Game Halftime, Cougar Athletics Garage Sale
Outside Big Cat Stadium

4:30 p.m.—Tailgating and Axe Throwing
Outside Big Cat Stadium

5 p.m.—UMN Morris Faculty and Alumni Concert
HFA Recital Hall 
All proceeds will go toward providing enrichment opportunities for current UMN Morris music students.

6 p.m.—Football versus Hamline University
Big Cat Stadium

9:30 p.m.—BSU Homecoming Dance
Student Center, Oyate Hall

Sunday, September 10

11 a.m.—Alumni Softball Game
UMN Morris Campus, Morris Softball Complex 
RSVP to Coach Pennie-Roy at [email protected]

11:30 a.m.—Alumni Baseball Game
Chizek Field, 807 E 7th St, Morris 
RSVP to Coach O'Brien at [email protected]