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Your university. Your tradition. Your home.

Alumni and students, be part of the Homecoming tradition! IU Homecoming 2016 begins Friday, Oct. 14, and culminates on Saturday, Oct. 15, with a Hoosier football game against Nebraska.

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Spirit Stations

Start your weekend by getting your IU spirit on–stop by one of our Homecoming Spirit Stations between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14, and pick up some free IU swag! Locations include the Indiana Shop on Kirkwood, the Indiana Memorial Union, and the DeVault Alumni Center on 17th Street. Sponsored by the Monroe County Chapter of the IU Alumni Association.

A Taste of Mini University

After the Spirit Stations, relive your time as a student—minus the exams! On Friday afternoon, choose from two sessions, each led by an IU professor: an exploration of the role of sport in American culture with Dr. Gary Sailes, or a study of the influence of Revolver and other music released in 1966 with professor Glenn Gass.

Parade & Pep Rally

Join us for the ultimate display of IU spirit, pride, and tradition. This year the route follows Woodlawn Avenue from the Indiana Memorial Union to near Memorial Stadium, including the upgraded stretch through the tailgating fields. You won't want to miss this year's pep rally in the tailgating fields immediately after the parade.

Tailgating & Football Game

Saturday is the time for spirited tailgating and game-watching. Get your tickets through IU Athletics, 866-IUSPORTS.

Grammy Winner Chris Botti returns to IU

See former IU School of Music student, renowned trumpeter, and Grammy Award-winning artist Chris Botti perform at the IU Auditorium on Saturday, Oct. 15. For more information, please visit the IU Auditorium’s website.

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Homecoming 2015 was a blast! Check out our photos to relive the fun.

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