Homecoming 2018

The Decades - Homecoming 2018 - September 16-22


Homecoming Information

Student Activities

A full list and description of each event with entry forms and rules can be found here.
  • Dead River Games | Sunday, Sept. 16 | 2:00-4:00 p.m. | Dead River Beach (near Clark Lambros park)
    • An exciting student event with obstacle courses and more!
  • Campus Cinema Movie: Jurassic Park | Sunday, Sept. 16 | 6:00 p.m. | Jamrich 1100
    • A throwback to where it all started! Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom to follow.
  • Sidewalk Chalk Competition | Monday, Sept. 17 | 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. | Academic Mall
    • Fill your sidewalk square for homecoming points!
  • (NEW) Royal Step Fest | Tuesday, Sept. 18 | 7:00 p.m. | Forest Roberts Theatre
    • An all new event that combines the Stepping and Royal Court competitions into one night!
  • (NEW) Scavenger Hunt | Wednesday, Sept. 19 | 6:00 p.m. | The Lodge
    • Race across the city of Marquette to be the first team to complete your map and find the finish line! 
  • (NEW) Food Truck Rally | Friday, Sept. 21 | 5:00-7:00 p.m. | Lot 21, Center Street (Map)
    • Grab a bite to eat and some Wildcat gear before heading to the Volleyball game to cheer on the cats!
  • NMU Volleyball vs. Grand Valley | Friday, Sept. 21 | 7:00 p.m. | Vandament Arena (free admission with student ID)
    • We're filling the Vandament arena to give our Cats home court advantage! Point cats!
  • Homecoming Parade | Saturday, Sept. 22 | 2:00 p.m. | Front/Hewitt/Third St. (Route Map)
    • Parade will travel down Third St. and end at the Tailgate Party at the Superior Dome!
  • Homecoming Tailgate Party | Saturday, Sept. 22 | 2:00-4:00 p.m. | Superior Dome
    • A game day celebration with Double Trouble DJs, inflatable slides, and yard games!
  • NMU Football vs. Ferris St. | Saturday, Sept. 22 | 4:00 p.m. | Superior Dome (free admission with student ID)
    • The grand finale of Homecoming week featuring the Marching Band, Homecoming winners, and more.

Alumni Activities

The Alumni Association has a full line-up of events for alumni to enjoy.

    Learn more and register for all Alumni events at nmu.edu/alumniassociation/homecoming.

    Community Activities

    • (NEW) Food Truck Rally | Friday, Sept. 21 | 5:00-7:00 p.m. | Lot 21, Center Street (Map)
      • Grab a bite to eat and some Wildcat gear before heading to the Volleyball game to cheer on the cats!
    • NMU Volleyball vs. Grand Valley | Friday, Sept. 21 | 7:00 p.m. | Vandament Arena (Tickets)
      • Join students in cheering on a Wildcat team that led the NCAA in blocks per set in 2017, capping off their best season since 2007.
    • Homecoming Parade | Saturday, Sept. 22 | 2:00 p.m. | Front/Hewitt/Third St. (Route Map)
      • Parade will travel down Third St. and end at the Tailgate Party at the Superior Dome!
    • Homecoming Tailgate Party | Saturday, Sept. 22 | 2:00-4:00 p.m. | Superior Dome
      • A game day celebration with Double Trouble DJs, inflatable slides, and yard games!
    • NMU Football vs. Ferris St. | Saturday, Sept. 22 | 4:00 p.m. | Superior Dome (Tickets)
      • The grand finale of Homecoming week featuring the Marching Band, Homecoming winners, and more.

    The Special Events Committee works hard to bring you all the fun and exciting events that occur during Homecoming.

    For more information, please e-mail sec@nmu.edu, or visit us at facebook.com/NMUSpecialEvents for updates and more.

     

     

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