Homecoming 2019

homecoming 2019 - bon voyage!

Homecoming 2019 - Sept. 15-21

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. 15 | 2:00-4:00 p.m. | Dead River Beach (near Clark Lambros Park)
    • On the shores of Lake Superior, residence halls and student organizations will compete in one of Homecoming's longest traditions--Dead River Games. Consisting of team activities including an obstacle course and an ice cream scoop race, the Dead River Games is an exciting and entertaining event for participants and spectators alike.
  • Campus Cinema Movie: Up | Sunday, Sept. 15 | 6:00 p.m. | Jamrich 1100
    • Carl Fredricksen, a 78-year-old balloon salesman, is about to fulfill a lifelong dream. Tying thousands of balloons to his house, he flies away to the South American wilderness. But curmudgeonly Carl's worst nightmare comes true when he discovers a little boy named Russell is a stowaway aboard the balloon-powered house.
  • Campus Cinema Movie: Aladdin | Sunday, Sept. 15 | 9:00 p.m. | Jamrich 1100
    • Aladdin is a lovable street urchin who meets Princess Jasmine, the beautiful daughter of the sultan of Agrabah. While visiting her exotic palace, Aladdin stumbles upon a magic oil lamp that unleashes a powerful, wisecracking, larger-than-life genie. As Aladdin and the genie start to become friends, they must soon embark on a dangerous mission to stop the evil sorcerer Jafar from overthrowing young Jasmine's kingdom.
  • Sidewalk Chalk Competition | Monday, Sept. 16 (Raindate: Tuesday, Sept. 17) | 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. | Academic Mall (outside Jamrich)
    • Taking place in the center of campus/academic mall (outside of Jamrich and Harden Hall), the Sidewalk Chalk Competition is a chance for residence halls and student organizations to show their Wildcat Pride and create the best design corresponding with the Homecoming theme--"Bon Voyage!"
  • *NEW* Pre-Parade Party | Thursday, Sept. 19 | 5:00-9:00 p.m. | Superior Dome
    • All new this year! Student organizations and residence halls who register for the parade will be assigned a golf cart to decorate. Groups will have from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Pre-Parade Party to create the best golf cart designs and compete for cash prizes. Free pizza, prizes and refreshments will be provided! 
  • Homecoming Parade | Friday, Sept. 20 | 5:30 p.m. | Fair/Third/Hewitt/Park/High/College/Front/Fair
    • Everyone's favorite tradition - the Homecoming Parade! Residence halls and student organizations will decorate their golf carts to the nines in the spirit of their favorite vacation destinations - Bon Voyage! The parade will begin on Fair Ave., turn left on Third St., turn left on Hewitt, down Front St., right on Park, left on High, left on College, back to Front, and right on Fair.
  • NMU Football vs. Davenport | Saturday, Sept. 21 | 1:00 p.m. | Superior Dome (free admission with NMU student ID)
    • The grand finale of Homecoming week featuring the Marching Band, tailgate party, 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

    • Homecoming Parade | Friday, Sept. 20 | 5:30 p.m. | Fair/Third/Hewitt/Front St.
      • Everyone's favorite tradition - the Homecoming Parade! Residence halls and student organizations will decorate their golf carts to the nines in the spirit of their favorite vacation destinations - Bon Voyage! Parade will travel begin on Fair Ave., turn left on Third Street, turn left on Hewitt, and travel back down Front St.
    • NMU Football vs. Davenport | Saturday, Sept. 21 | 1:00 p.m. | Superior Dome (free admission with NMU student ID)
      • The grand finale of Homecoming week featuring the Marching Band, tailgate party, 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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