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2024 Illinois Homecoming Week Events

Sunday, September 8

  • Homecoming 5K
    • Hosted by: Student Alumni Association
  • Homecoming Kickoff Event
    • Alumni Center Fountain Dye (Live Stream), Pancake Breakfast, Activities
    • Hosted by: Illinois Alumni Association

Monday, September 9

  • Dinner on the Quad (Coaches, Athletes, etc./Pep Rally)
    • Hosted by: Illini Union Board

Tuesday, September 10

  • International Day Celebration
    • Hosted by: International Education
  • Global Talent Show/International Dinner
    • Hosted by: International Education, The University Y and International Student & Scholar Services
  • Tuesday Trivia: Homecoming Edition
    • Hosted by: Illini Union Board

Wednesday, September 11

  • Greeks Support Homecoming BBQ
  • Student Entertainment
    • Hosted by: Illini Union Board

Thursday, September 12

  • Alumni Gala (Invite Only)
    • Hosted by: Illinois Alumni Association

Friday, September 13

  • Country Concert
  • Homecoming Parade (Live Stream)
    • Hosted by: Greeks Support Homecoming
  • Pep Rally – following parade
    • Hosted by: Grange Grove
  • Advancement Event (Invite Only)
    • Hosted by: Special Events

Saturday, September 14

  • Grange Grove/Tailgating
    • Hosted by: Division of Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Football Game vs. Central Michigan
    • Hosted by: Division of Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Saturday Night Live: Homecoming Edition
    • Hosted by: Downtown Champaign

*Does not include ALL events hosted by Colleges and Academic Departments