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Homecoming 2018

Event Date: 
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 4:00pm
Location: 
University of Minnesota, Morris
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2018 Homecoming Schedule of Events

Friday, September 21

  • All day | Show us your Morris wear (social media campaign)
  • All day | Class of 1968 50th Reunion 
  • 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Cougar Athletic Garage Sale, P.E. Center
  • 11:30 - 1:30 p.m.| Informal Science and Math Alumni and Students Networking Lunch, Science Building; Join Science and Math alumni and students for a networking event with division chair of Science and Math, Peh Ng, and a free lunch!
  • 3 p.m. | Celebration of A Model for Living and Learning, the campaign for the University of Minnesota, Morris, and Dedication of the Edward J. and Helen Jane Morrison Performing Arts Center
  • 4 p.m. | Reception, Student Center
  • 5 p.m. | Social hour
  • 6 p.m. | Distinguished Alumni Award and Cougar Hall of Fame Homecoming Banquet, Oyate Hall
  • 7:30 p.m. | KUMM Homecoming Concert (doors open at 7 p.m.)
  • 8 p.m. | Dessert and Drinks

Saturday, September 22

  • All day | Class of 1968 50th Reunion
  • 9:30 a.m. | UMMAA Board Meeting, Welcome Center 122
  • 10 a.m. | Honoring Sculpture Dedication, Sculpture site/Oyate Hall, Student Center; to register please email: alumni@morris.umn.edu
  • 10 a.m. | Men’s Basketball Alumni Game and Reunion
  • 10 a.m. | Women’s Basketball Alumni Game and Reunion
  • 10 a.m. | Softball Alumni Game and Reunion
  • 10 a.m. | Green Tour
  • 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Cougar Athletic Garage Sale, P.E. Center
  • 10-4 p.m. | Campus Bookstore Open, Admissions Visit Day
  • 10:15 a.m. | Campus Tour
  • 11 a.m. | Tailgate, Big Cat Stadium 
  • 11:30 a.m. | Alumni, Staff, Faculty, and Students Pie-eating Contest, Big Cat Stadium
  • 12 p.m. | Football Game v. Iowa Wesleyan
  • Annual Residence Halls Tug-O-War Contest, Big Cat Stadium, immediately following the game
  • TBD | Reception for Marty Hoffmann ’05, Cougar Head Football Coach
  • 4:30 p.m. Women’s Soccer Game and 20th Anniversary Event
  • TBD | Men’s Soccer vs. Northland College
  • 4 p.m. | Homecoming Concert, Recital Hall, Humanities Fine Arts
  • 5:30 p.m. | 1968 50th reunion reception, Cougar Room
  • 6:30 p.m. | 1968 50th reunion dinner, Cougar Room
  • 9 p.m. | BSU Homecoming Dance, Oyate Hall

Sunday, September 23

  • 11:30 a.m. | Flag Raising, Winner of the Residence Halls Tug-O-War Contest, Tug Lake (weather permitting)
  • 12:30 p.m. | Cougar Baseball Alumni Game and Reunion

Accommodations:

Grandstay Hotel and Suites, 320-585-4000*
Hotel 200, 320-589-3030*
Super 8 Motel, 320-589-8888*
Morris Motel: 320-589-1212
Grandstay Hotel and Suites (Glenwood Location): 320-334-3700
America’s Best Value Inn in Glenwood: 320-634-5105
Country Inn (Benson): 320-843-4395
Cedar Inn of Starbuck: 320-239-4300
*A block of rooms has been reserved under the group name 'Homecoming'