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Homecoming Events

homecoming 2013

Wednesday, October 16

  • Blue Ash Homecoming Celebration | 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
    UC Blue Ash College, Campus Green Area

    UC Blue Ash College celebrates the UCAA 2013 Homecoming with music, games and a visit from the UC Bearcat. Come show your spirit while we prepare to cheer on UC to a victory during the Saturday, October 19 Homecoming game. 

    Please contact Katelyn Hainline with any questions or for more information click here.

Thursday, October 17

  • E3 Summer Bridge Scholars Program 25th Anniversary Celebration
    The Great Hall, Tangeman University Cente
    • Reception | 6:00 p.m.
    • Dinner | 6:45 p.m.     

      Register now!  

Friday, October 18

  • Alumni Band Homecoming Reunion 
    Mick and Mack's Contemporary Cafe, UC Main Campu

    • Cocktail Social Hour | 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
    • Upscale Italian Dinner and Dessert | 7:00 p.m.
    • Social Hour and Giveaways | 8:30 to 10:00 p.m.

Please RSVP by Oct. 13, 2013. For more details on the reunion and to register, click here.

  • Annual 4A Happy Hour & Welcome Reception | 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
    Kingsgate Marriott
    Register now!
  • Homecoming Kickoff Party | 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
    Myers Alumni Center
    Register now!

    This FREE event is the perfect start to Homecoming weekend with your fellow Bearcats! Enjoy food, drink, entertainment and more! Special guests: Athletic Director Whit Babcock & Football Coach Tommy Tuberville. 

    Special Bonus: Grand Reopening of newly renovated Alumni Hall area inside Myers Alumni Center, with remarks from UC President Santa Ono starting at 5:45 p.m.

  • Honors Program 3rd Annual Homecoming Cookout | 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
    Herman Schneider Quad

Saturday, October 19

  • AHC Alumni Tailgates | 9:30 a.m.
    Myers Alumni Center, Courtyard
    • College of Allied Health Sciences
    • College of Medicine
    • College of Nursing
    • James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy

Please RSVP by Oct. 1, 2013. For more details and to register, click here.

  • Bearcats Blitz | 8:00 a.m.
    Myers Alumni Center (Inside & Outside)

    • Whit Babcock will be in attendance from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. to share updates on the Nippert expansion, show the latest renderings and field questions.

  • DAAP Alumni Board "DAAPjacks" (pancakes) | 8:00-11:00 a.m.
    Corner of Clifton and Clifton Court

  • McMicken College Arts & Sciences Homecoming Breakfast | 9-11 a.m.
    UC Faculty Club - Event is RSVP Only, to register email or click here

  • CATWALK | 9:30 a.m.
    Myers Alumni Center (Outside) & Sigma Sigma Commons

  • College of Engineering & Applied Science Tailgate | 8:00 a.m.
    GRIDIron Tailgate on Sigma Sigma Commons

  • College of Engineering & Applied Science Baldwin Society Homecoming Brunch | 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    4th floor Engineering Research Building

    By invitation only. RSVP in advance to:

  • College of Law Alumni Reunion & Tailgate | 3 hours before kickoff
    Blegan Lawn

    Food and beverages provided. RSVP by October 15 or contact Peggy Ruwe.

  • UC Homecoming Parade | 8:30 a.m.
    UC Campus / Clifton Ave.
    Learn more

  • UC vs. Connecticut | Kickoff at Noon
    Nippert Stadium
    Buy tickets

  • Royalty: Presentation of Homecoming Court, King and Queen crowning | Halftime
    Nippert Stadium

Sunday, October 20

  • Coming soon!

In addition to general Homecoming events, there are other events happening the same weekend:

Thanks to the UC Homecoming
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Discounts and Specials during Homecoming Weekend

  • As always, alumni receive at 10% discount at the UC Bookstores. Must present Alumni Donor Card. Hours

  • The Campus Recreation Center is offering FREE access for all Alumni and their families during Homecoming Weekend. If you don’t have time to get a climb or swim in, stop in for a tour of the facility!The CRC is also offering alumni $30/month first-year memberships during October.

  • Downtown Cincinnati Hotels offering Special UC Rates:
    • Millennium Hotel – 513-352-2100 - $99 + Tax + Pkg UC Rate or $109 + Tax (includes Valet Pkg). Click here, and ask for the UC rate when making the reservation.
    • Hyatt Regency – 513-579-1234 – $149.00 + Tax + Pkg.  Call 1-800-233-1234 and ask for the UC rate, or click here.
    • 21 C Museum Hotel – 513-578-6600 – $179 + Tax + Pkg.  Includes Internet and nightly turndown service. Click here and ask for the UC rate.