Skip navigation

You are here

Homecoming 2018

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

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 
  • 12 - 2 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! Science 2555
  • 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 (cocktail attire suggested) Registration deadline is September 14.
  • 4 p.m. | Reception, Student Center, Registration deadline is September 14.
  • 5 p.m. | Social hour - Alumni room, Oyate Hall
  • 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.) Edson auditorium, Student Center
  • 8 p.m. | Dessert and Drinks - Humanities Fine Arts, Edward J. and Helen Jane Morrison Gallery. Featuring artist: Suzanna Scott, Fiber Fetishes, and Diana Behl & Andrew Kosten, The Letter After Send-Off

Saturday, September 22

  • All day | Class of 1968 50th Reunion
  • Admissions Visit Day. Visit with prospective UMM students and their families and guests.
  • 9:00 a.m. | UMMAA Board Meeting, Welcome Center 210
  • 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 - meet outside of the north doors of Student Center 
  • 10-4 p.m. | Campus Bookstore Open
  • 10:15 a.m. | Campus Tour - meet outside of the north doors of Student Center
  • 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Cougar Athletic Garage Sale, Big Cat Stadium
  • 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 
  • Immediately following the football game | visit with new Cougar Head Football Coach Marty Hoffmann '05, football coaching staff, alumni, fans and Cougar Athletic Association! Tailgate area, outside Big Cat Stadium
  • Annual Residence Halls Tug-O-War Contest, Big Cat Stadium, immediately following the game
  • 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. | Humanities Fine Arts, Edward J. and Helen Jane Morrison Gallery open: Featuring artist: Suzanna Scott, Fiber Fetishes, and Diana Behl & Andrew Kosten, The Letter After Send-Off
  • 2 p.m. | Men’s Soccer vs. Northland College
  • 4 p.m. | Homecoming Concert, Recital Hall, Humanities Fine Arts
  • 4:30 p.m. Women's Soccer vs. Northland College and Women's Soccer Alumni 20th Anniversary Event
  • 5:30 p.m. | 1968 50th reunion social hour, Cougar Room
  • 6:30 p.m. | 1968 50th reunion gathering, 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
  • 4:30 p.m. | Pine Hall 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'

The online registration has now been closed. For questions or concerns, please email alumni@morris.umn.edu.

Stop by the Bookstore to purchase your 2018 Homecoming T-shirt!

image