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Homecoming Events

Sunday, Sept. 14

  • Paint Uptown
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 15

  • Wiener Eating Contest
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Featuring music with DJ E-trayn

  • CEAS Alumni Association Scholarship Fund Golf Outing
    Registration 11:30 a.m.; Shotgun Start 1 p.m.; Dinner and Awards 6 p.m.
    Walden Ponds Golf Course, Fairfield Township
    Information about sponsorships and registration

Tuesday, Sept. 16

  • German Pretzel Toss
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Featuring music with DJ E-trayn

  • UC Diversity Networking Reception
    6-8:30 p.m.
    African American Cultural & Resource Center
    The ADVANCE student organization teaches students how to network and gives employers an opportunity to connect with potential future interns, co-ops or full-time employees.

  • Fall Fiesta
    7-9 p.m.
    McMicken Commons, Tangeman University Center (TUC-Great Hall in case of rain)
    Sponsored by The Office of Ethnic Programs and Services

Wednesday, Sept. 17

  • 4A Community Service Project with Hughes High School: “Social Media – Branding For Your Future”
    Time TBA
    Hughes Center High School
    4A will partner with advisors at Hughes Center to have business professionals and branding experts discuss the impact of social media on others’ perception and impact on future opportunities.
  • Professional Career Fair
    Lindner Student Action Team/Career Development Center
    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Campus Recreation Center

  • UC Blue Ash College Homecoming Celebration
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    UC Band, cheerleaders, Lucy the Bearcat from the Cincinnati Zoo, and of course the Bearcat mascot. Music, free food, and games will be provided.
    Contact: Katelyn Hainline, 513-936-1500

  • Homecoming T-Shirt Exchange
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Myers Alumni Center and McMicken Commons
    Featuring Mio’s Pizza and Music with DJ E-trayn

  • Cincinnatus Nearly Naked Mile
    8 p.m
    Sigma Sigma Commons

Thursday, Sept. 18

  • Technical Career Fair
    Engineering & Applied Science Tribunal
    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Campus Recreation Center

  • Homecoming Car Smash
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Bearcat Plaza, TUC
    Featuring Music with DJ E-trayn

  • HoopLA Charity Basketball Tournament
    6-9 p.m.
    Shroder Paideia High School
    This annual basketball tournament will donate all proceeds to the Linda Bates Parker Scholarship Fund.

  • Sigma Phi Fall Ball
    8 p.m. - Midnight

Friday, Sept. 19

  • Interview Day
    Career Development Center
    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Campus Recreation Center

  • Oktoberfeast
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Celebrate Homecoming Zinzinnati with traditional German fare. Enjoy bratwurst, spaetzle, Bavarian pretzels, root beer and more!
    Sponsored by: Student Wellness Center, University Dining Services and Housing and Food Services

    Guests without a UC meal plan may enter for $9.75

  • Frank Bowen Retirement Party
    12 – 2 p.m.
    Great Hall
    Help celebrate the UC career of Mr. Frank Bowen and thank him for all of his contributions.

  • 4A Diversity Summit
    3-5 p.m.
    African American Cultural and Resource Center
    The event will bring current students, alumni and university administration together to discuss diversity issues at the university.

  • University Honors Program Homecoming Cookout
    3-6 p.m.
    Herman Schneider Quad

  • Homecoming Pep Rally
    5-8 p.m.
    Fountain Square

  • 4A Welcome Reception/Registration
    5-9 p.m.
    The Yard House at The Banks
    Meet, greet and reconnect with fellow alumni at the new Banks development in downtown Cincinnati.

  • College of Engineering & Applied Science Homecoming Celebration
    5:30-7:30 p.m.
    Mick & Mack's Restaurant Patio

  • UC Alumni Band Reunion
    6:30-10 p.m.
    Mecklenburg Gardens
    Break out the lederhosen and beer steins and toast our alma mater for an evening of brats, brews and band stories. $5 registration fee. Reservations required.
    Contact: LeAnne Anklan, 513-227-1039

Saturday, Sept. 20

  • DAAPmade Homecoming Social
    Time TBA
    Wine Guy Kitchen and Bar
    The DAAP Alumni Association invites all UC alumni to join us for socializing before the Homecoming game around the time of the parade. Drink specials will be provided by Wine Guy for all Bearcat fans. Check back for more details.

  • 4A Family Game Watch Party
    TBA depending on game time
    Myers Alumni Center
    $10 for adults; Kids (Under 16) are Free (Please RSVP to
    Bring the family to watch the Bearcats take the Victory Bell from rival Miami! There will be food and games available for the entire family to enjoy.

  • UC Clermont College Parade Watch & Tailgate
    Three hours before kickoff
    Holy Grail, The Banks

  • A&S Alumni Tailgate Party
    Three hours before kickoff
    Concourse C, Paul Brown Stadium

  • Homecoming Parade
    Time TBD

  • UC vs. Miami (OH) Football Game
    Time TBD
    Paul Brown Stadium

  • The Old School UC Homecoming Event
    9 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.
    Roxy's Live (formerly Rhino's)
    Tickets: $20 advance, $25 at the door

Sunday, Sept. 21

  • CWEST 35th Anniversary Brunch
    10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    African American Cultural and Resource Center (AACRC)
    Cincinnati Women in Excellence and Spirit Together (CWEST) honorary alumnae are invited to attend and join with the active chapter to welcome new members. 

  • CECH Distinguished Alumni Awards
    10:30 a.m.
    Annie Laws at Teachers College

Thanks to the UC Homecoming
presenting sponsor:



  • Homecoming Food Drive
    Join the UC Center for Community Engagement as we partner with the Freestore Foodbank, the Shared Harvest Foodbank, and Miami University for the Homecoming Food Drive!

    We'll be competing with Miami University to raise funds through the official event app! Non-perishable food items and cash donations will also be collected on campus & at Paul Brown Stadium.