NMU Homecoming Weekend

 

 

Come back to Marquette and Northern Michigan University for Homecoming 2018, September 21-22.  
With a full line-up of events to choose from, there's something for everyone! 
See you in September!

Reunions:

All Football Reunion.  See all the details and register here!  For questions or more information please contact Maggie Mahoney at mvpmaggie@msn.com.

All Summer Orientation Staff Reunion.  See all the details and register here!  For questions or more information please contact Alison Marshall '01 at alicmm@alumni.nmu.edu.

Tuesday, September 18 - Here's the Scoop!  - A Special Homecoming Week Community Event
Friday, September 21

12 p.m. - 5 p.m.  Welcome alumni!  Stop by the Beaumier Alumni Welcome and U.P. Heritage Center for refreshments and to enter to win our
                           Homecoming weekend grand prize!  While you're there, check out the Immigration Experience exhibit.

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.   School of Nursing Open House.  1609 West Science (Nursing Technology Center)
                           Catch up with faculty and staff members, and see what's new with the program at this informal open house.

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.   Psychology Department Open House.  1001 New Science Building
                           Catch up with faculty and staff members, and see what's new with the program at this informal open house.

3 p.m.                 Wildcat Statue Unveiling and Dedication.  Located near Jamrich Hall in the academic mall. 
                           Bring your camera and get ready for your #selfie!  Remember to tag NMU using #ShareNMU.

4 p.m.                 Special Showing:  Put Your Hand on the Line.  Forest Roberts Theatre
                           The documentary highlighting the 1975 championship NMU football team will officially premiere with this free showing. 
                           Members of the '75 team will be in attendance!  Free to attend and space is limited.

5 p.m.                 Sports Hall of Fame Social. Program & Dinner.  Great Lakes Rooms, University Center
                           Members of the 2018 Sports Hall of Fame will be honored at the annual ceremony and dinner. 
                           Tickets are now on sale via the NMU Ticket website, by calling 906-227-1032 or visiting a ticket outlet.

7 p.m.                 NMU Volleyball vs. Grand Valley State.  Vandament Arena
                           Tickets are now on sale via the NMU Ticket website, by calling 906-227-1032 or visiting a ticket outlet.

7 p.m. - 10 p.m.  All Alumni Reception.  Landmark Inn
                           Come one, come all to this free reception hosted by the NMU Alumni Association. 
                           Complimentary appetizers, music and NMU trivia will be on offer.  No registration is needed for this free event.

Saturday, September 22

9 a.m.                  Lydia M. Olson Library Homecoming 2018 Celebration--The Big Game! 
                            NMU alumni and future Wildcats are welcome for a morning of free, family friendly activities at the Olson library!  
                            For questions please e-mail Leigh Barry lebarry@nmu.edu.

                            9 a.m. - 10 a.m.             Michigan eLibrary Bookflix Storytime
                            9 a.m. - 11 a.m.             Bagels & Books
                            10 a.m. - 11 a.m.           Young Wildcats Poetry Workshop for Kids with Martin Achatz
                            11 a.m. - 1 p.m.             Big Games:  Fun with large-scale versions of our favorite board games!

9 a.m.                  Alumni Awards Brunch and Ceremony.  Great Lakes Rooms, University Center
                            This invitation only-event honors the 2018 Alumni Award winners.  
                            Know a Northern graduate who should be nominated for an award in 2019?  Learn more here.

10 a.m.                Green and Gold Swim Meet.  PEIF Pool

2 p.m.                  Homecoming Parade.
                            New day and new route! 
                            The parade will start in the back of the Superior Dome and head up Front Street, turn at Hewitt, and head back down Third Street.

1:30 p.m.             Game Day Tailgate Party.  Superior Dome Front Entrance
                            Follow the parade down Third Street to the annual tailgate party!  Lawn games and music and fun for all. 
                            A BBQ buffet will be available for purchase.

1:30 p.m.             NMU Volleyball vs. Davenport.  Vandament Arena
                            Tickets are now on sale via the NMU Ticket website, by calling 906-227-1032 or visiting a ticket outlet.

4 p.m.                  Football Game vs. Ferris State.  Superior Dome
                            Tickets are now on sale via the NMU Ticket website, by calling 906-227-1032 or visiting a ticket outlet.

7 p.m.                  5th Quarter Reception.  Holiday Inn
                            The post-game tradition features free food, cash bar and music by Iron Daisy.  Free to attend and all are welcome!

Map and Parking Information

Haven't been back to campus in awhile?  Check this link for information on parking and to see a map of campus.

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