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A Full Week of Illini Pride!

Homecoming 2020 will look a little different than most years, but we’re still excited to come together and celebrate everything we love about U of I and our incredible community—because we’re Stronger Together in Orange & Blue. We’ll post new exclusive content and virtual events everyday this week, so be sure to check back daily so you don’t miss a moment of the fun. And, of course, we’ll see you on Game Day!

Sunday, 11/29: Homecoming Kick-off

Kick off Homecoming 2020 with the traditional Homecoming fountain dyeing, and take a virtual tour to see what’s new on campus!

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Monday, 11/30: Our University, Our Students, Our Alumni

Reminisce with fellow Illinois students and alumni, watch interviews with our 2020 Alumni Award winners, and hear how Illinois is leading the charge in COVID-19 testing from one of our experts.

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Tuesday, 12/1: Celebrating the U of I Community

Zip down Green Street to see what’s new in Urbana-Champaign, prep your watch-party menu with a few notable Illini, and join us for Giving Tuesday.

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Wednesday, 12/2: Honoring Illini in the Arts

Dance the week away with exclusive playlists by the decades; join a panel to discuss Life Itself, a documentary on Roger Ebert; and take a tour of the Krannert Center.

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Thursday, 12/3: International Day

Today, we recognize our global U of I family, and all the contributions of our international students. And they’ll wow us with their singing, dancing, magic and more during our talent show!

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Friday, 12/4: Homecoming Eve—Get Ready!

Join us as we recognize some of Illinois’ all-stars during a live presentation of the 2020 Athletics Hall of Fame inductees, and celebrate 100 years of the Altgeld Chimes!

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Saturday, 12/5: GAME DAY—Beat Iowa!

Get ready for the game with a message from the team and a performance from the band—then be sure to tune in for a one-time-only halftime show with U of I legend Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon!

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