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Homecoming 2022

Event Date: 
Friday, October 7, 2022 - 12:00am to Sunday, October 9, 2022 - 12:00pm
University of Minnesota Morris
A maroon shield with a gold letter M and a banner reading Homecoming 2022

2022 Homecoming Schedule of Events

All Weekend: wear school colors

KUMM’s 50th Anniversary Celebration: 50 Years in 50 Hours  (Learn more and sign up to guest DJ)

Cougar Day of Service: Cards for Elders, Student Center

October 6-8: Prairie Gate Literary Festival (Learn more and register to attend)

Friday, October 7, 2022

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.—Alumni and Student Networking Event, Oyate Hall, Alumni and University Rooms, sign up

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

1–2 p.m.—Flying Dutchman: Readers Theater, written by Richard Roy ’71 and performed by Siobhan Bremer's Readers Theatre class and theater alumni, Raymond J. Lammers Proscenium Theatre, Humanities Fine Arts (HFA)

3–4 p.m—Women’s Soccer 25th Anniversary Celebration, Dacotah Deck, Cougar Sports Center

4–5 p.m.—Celebration of 54 Years of Teaching: Roland Guyotte, Turtle Mountain Cafe, Student Center

Distinguished Alumni Award & Cougar Hall of Fame Recognition Event
Student Center, Oyate Hall and Edward J. and Helen Jane Morrison Performing Arts Center Grand Foyer 

Purchase banquet tickets

5 p.m.—Social Hour

6–8 p.m.—Banquet and Recognition of Honorees 

8–9 p.m.—Dessert Reception

7 p.m.—Volleyball Game v. Northland College, James Gremmels Court, Cougar Sports Center

7:30–9:30 p.m.—Prairie Gate Literary Festival Author Reading: Teresa Peterson ’91 and Walter LaBatte, Briggs Library Main Level. Note: Book selling and refreshments available starting at 7 p.m.


Saturday, October 8, 2022

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

10 a.m.—Men’s Basketball and Women’s Basketball Alumni Reunion Games, James Gremmels Court, Cougar Sports Center

10 a.m.–4 p.m.—Campus Bookstore Open, lower level of the Science Building

11 a.m.–1 p.m.—Tailgating and Axe Throwing, outside Big Cat Stadium

11 a.m. until halftime of Football Game—Cougar Athletic Garage Sale, outside Big Cat Stadium

12–3 p.m.—Cougar Football v. Finlandia University, Big Cat Stadium 

3–7 p.m.—KUMM 50th Anniversary Concert, Campus Mall, rainsite: Edson Auditorium, Helen Jane Morrison Performing Arts Center, Student Center

3:30 p.m.—Cougar Volleyball v. Bethany Lutheran College, Cougar Sports Center

3:30 p.m.— Help Record the Minnesota Rouser Shout-Out! Join Symphonic Winds just before the Homecoming Concert and make this recording extra special, Recital Hall, Humanities Fine Arts

4 p.m.—Homecoming Concert, featuring Symphonic Winds, Concert Choir, and Jazz Ensemble, Recital Hall, Humanities Fine Arts

5:30 p.m.—50th Reunion: Class of 1972/’70s Decade Reunion, Old No.1 Bar and Grill, 412 Atlantic Avenue

7 p.m.—Residence Halls Tug-O-War, Big Cat Stadium (flag raising to follow at 7:15 p.m. at Tug Lake)

10 p.m.—BSU Homecoming Dance, Oyate Hall, Student Center


Sunday, October 9, 2022

10–11:30 a.m.—Green Tour (see the green energy systems on campus), meet outside the Welcome Center

10 a.m.–12 p.m.—Pop-Up Service: Clean up at the Stevens Community Humane Society, 820 W 5th St.

11 a.m.—Field Dedication and Alumni Softball Game, Morris Community Softball Complex, UMN Morris

12:30 p.m.Alumni Baseball Game, Chizek Field, 807 East 7th St.