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Homecoming 2012

2012 Homecoming

Since 1960, the University of Minnesota, Morris, has celebrated Homecoming—a celebration and gathering dedicated to honoring the spirit of Morris. This celebration brings the campus community together with events such as an awards banquet, networking opportunities for alumni and students, sports competitions, alumni reunions, hall decorating contests, BSU date auction and dance, music concert, and choir performances.

Make plans to visit campus to see old friends and new for Homecoming 2012—September 21–23, 2012! A schedule of events is below, check back regularly for updated information.

Register for Homecoming 2012 and the Distinguished Alumni Award, Cougar Hall of Fame and Networking Banquet »

Homecoming 2012

Tuesday, September 18 »

  • 1–5 p.m. Farmers Market, Student Center
  • 4–6 p.m. Kick off to Homecoming Cupcake Study Break, Louie’s Lower Level
  • 4:45–7:30 p.m. Fall Feast Meal, Dining Services
  • 8 p.m. Drive In Movie, South parking lot (by Big Cat Stadium)
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows parts 1 and 2

Wednesday, September 19 »

  • 6–8 p.m. BSU Homecoming Date Auction, Turtle Mountain Cafe
  • 8 p.m. Ground Quidditch Match following BSU Date Auction

Thursday, September 20 »

  • 7 p.m. Powderpuff Football
    Residence Halls Tug-o-War — immediately follows Powderpuff
  • 9 p.m. Bonfire (weather permitting) south of Big Cat Stadium

Friday, September 21 »

  • All day Alumni and Student Networking Event
    • 10:30 a.m. Alumni Panel — Alumni Room, Oyate Hall (Student Center)
    • 10:30 a.m. MSP Panel, MRC Lounge
    • 11:30–1 p.m. Division Specific Gatherings (Hum 105, IH 203, Sci 2555)
    • 1 p.m. Pre-Law/Political Science Information Session with Alumni, Imholte 218
    • 2 p.m. Psychology Discussion with Alumni, Louie’s Lower Level
    • 3 p.m. Alumni Panel — Alumni Room, Oyate Hall (Student Center)
  • 3 p.m. Alumni Band Dress Rehearsal with UMM Symphonic Winds, HFA
  • 4 p.m. Residence Hall/Office Decorating Judging
  • 4:30–6:30 p.m. Briggs Library Photo Identification Project, Student Center
  • 5 p.m. Social Hour, Student Center Foyer
  • 6 p.m. Cougar Hall of Fame/Distinguished Alumni Award/Networking Banquet, Oyate Hall
  • 10 p.m. BSU Homecoming Dance, Oyate Hall

Saturday, September 22 »

Sunday, September 23 »

  • 10:30–11:30 a.m. Alumni Choir rehearsal, HFA Recital Hall
  • 1 p.m. Alumni Baseball Game, Cougar Field
  • 2 p.m. Performances by UMM Symphonic Winds with Alumni Band and UMM Concert Choir. Order of Performance: UMM Concert Choir, UMM Symphonic Winds with Alumni Concert Band, Combined Ensembles, all performances in HFA Recital Hall
  • 3:30 p.m. Post Concert Reception, HFA

*The Minnesota Music Coalition’s “Caravan du Nord” is a fiscal year 2012 recipient of an Arts Tour Minnesota grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is funded, in part, by the Minnesota arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

Caravan du Nord
89.3 The Current Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment Minnesota State Arts Board Minnesota Music Coalition