2015 Homecoming Schedule

Enjoy all the great activities happening across campus during the 104th Homecoming celebration! Events run by the Homecoming Steering Committee and sponsored by the Mizzou Alumni Association are listed in gold.

Tigers Taming Hunger Food Drive

Various Sept. and Oct. Dates
Columbia Grocery Stores
Donate items to the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri at local grocery stores. Look for the students dressed in gold to drop off your items.

Homecoming Blood Drive
Sept. 28 - Oct. 1 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily
Hearnes Center Fieldhouse
Save three lives and donate blood at the 30th annual Homecoming Blood Drive. Appointments are encouraged and can be made at www.donateblood.com.

Talent Competition

Oct. 5 - 7 at 6:30 p.m. nightly
Jesse Auditorium - 205 Jesse Hall

Students will display their skills at the annual Homecoming talent competition. Tickets will be pre-sold online and at the door. Performances will be projected at the MU Student Center and available on livestream.

Faculty/Staff Tiger Homecoming Kick-off Tailgate
Oct. 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Traditions Plaza
Faculty & staff are invited to kick off to Mizzou's 104th Homecoming Week and get an insider's preview of Mizzou: Our Time to Lead. With a minimum $2 cash-only contribution, you will receive a delicious boxed lunch and beverage while enjoying the sights and sounds of Mini Mizzou, Spirit Squad, Truman the Tiger and the Helmet Car on Traditions Plaza! RSVP today and kick-off a “Show Me State of Mind” Homecoming for 2015! For more information call 882-6611 or email: maa@mizzou.com.

Homecoming Potluck
Oct. 6 at 5 p.m.
Multicultural Center
Homecoming Potluck is an annual event sponsored by a variety of organizations. This event is part of the Homecoming celebrations at Mizzou. Come by and meet some new people and enjoy some yummy food and treats!

David McCullough Lecture
Oct. 7 at 7 p.m.
Missouri Theatre
The Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy at the University of Missouri will host two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough to deliver a lecture on the architects of American Democracy entitled, "The History You Don't Know: Lessons from the American Founders." The event is free and open to the public.

Almost Midnight Breakfast
Oct. 8 from 9 p.m. to 11 pm
Tiger Plaza
In honor of Homecoming, Mizzou After Dark is back with the annual Almost Midnight Breakfast. Join us for a delicious traditional breakfast and coffee! Rain Site: Student Center; Free for MU Students with your student ID. Cost is $5 for the general public. Children under 17 are not allowed.

Homecoming Headquarters Open House
Oct. 9 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Reynolds Alumni Center
Check in for Homecoming weekend and reconnect with old friends at Homecoming Headquarters on the corner of Tiger Ave. and Conley Ave. The Bates County Mizzou Alumni chapter will provide kettle corn in the afternoon.

Journalism Homecoming Weekend Reception
Oct. 9 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Palmer Room, 100-A RJI
Come connect with classmates, meet new friends and welcome Dean David Kurpius. Light refreshments will be served. 

HES Homecoming Pizza Party
Oct. 9 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Tiger Terrace - Memorial Union Patio
Free pizza and fun for the entire family! Please RSVP to Amy Sanders at (573)884-5958 or sandersal@missouri.edu

SHP Let's Give Them Something to Taco 'Bout
Oct. 9 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Lobby of Lewis and Clark
Learn about what's new at your alma mater! Join us for the taco bar and don't forget to stop by campus-decs in Greektown after the event. Please register by Sept. 30. The first 50 to register will receive a free t-shirt at the event. Cost is $5 per person. Kids 10 and under are free. 

Campus Decorations
Oct. 9 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Greek Town
Join the Mizzou family as we celebrate our 104th Homecoming with the theme "Truman Goes to Work" at Campus Decs. Thousands of students, alumni and friends will descend on Greek Town to see giant skits that are sure to surprise and entertain you.

Greek Alumni Homecoming Happy Hour
Oct. 9 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Traditions Plaza on the Carnahan Quad
Reconnect with friends, brothers, and sisters the night of Campus Decorations and the NPHC Stroll Off. 

NPHC Homecoming Step Show
Oct. 9 from 7:30 p.m. 
Jesse Auditorium
$15 advance - $20 at the door
Tickets on sale through the MSA/GPC Box Office
Come out and enjoy the show put on by Mizzou NPHC chapters. The step show is always a hit among fans and first-time attendees.

Spirit Rally
Oct. 9 at 9:30 p.m
Traditions Plaza on the Carnahan Quad
Rev up for the big game at the first spirit rally on Mizzou's newest campus landmark, Traditions Plaza, featuring appearances from Truman the Tiger, the Mizzou Spirit Squads and Marching Mizzou. Fight Tiger!

Homecoming Parade
Oct. 10 at 9 a.m.
The District
Join thousands of spectators at the annual Homecoming Parade. Head downtown to view this cornerstone tradition or watch from home via livestream!

Football Game vs. Florida
Oct. 10, kickoff at 6:30 p.m.
Memorial Stadium

Cheer on the Tigers as they take on the Gators. The 2015 Homecoming King and Queen will be announced at halftime. Visit www.mutigers.com for information on tickets.

GOBCC Homecoming Tailgate 
Oct. 10 time TBD
Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center
FREE, but please register in advance to ensure adequate food and beverages.
Rekindle college friendships while enjoying complimentary refreshments. Tailgate is sponsored by Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center, Legion of Black Collegians, Mizzou Alumni Association and National Pan-Hellenic Council.

Crosby MBA Alumni Homecoming Tailgate
Oct. 10  beginning at 2:30 and ending at Kick-off time
Carnahan Quad - North of Tiger Plaza
Free food and drinks for all Crosby MBA alumni!

Black Alumni Mixer
Oct. 10 Time TBD
Tiger Hotel, Black and Gold Room
Register online ($5; Students free with MU Student ID)
Meet up at this favorite Columbia landmark to relax after the game and enjoy time with your classmates. Enjoy lite appetizers and a complimentary beverage. Additional beverages available at the cash bar. The Black and Gold room is located off the mezzanine level with limited accessibility, so please let us know if you need an accommodation.

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