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Student 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

  • Tye-Dye A T-Shirt
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Presented by Relay for Life

  • UC LGBTQ Center Awareness Day
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    565 Steger Student Life Center
    Come meet the LGBTQ Center Staff and join us for free snacks. Learn about the center and its services and resources available to students. A virtual tour will be available online Sept. 15-19.

Tuesday, Sept. 16

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

  • Ultimate Frisbee
    2-3 p.m.
    Sheakley Lawn
    Presented by the UC Paintball Club

  • UC Diversity Networking Reception
    6-8:30 p.m.
    310 University Pavilion
    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.

Wednesday, Sept. 17

  • Professional Career Fair
    Lindner Student Action Team/Career Development Center
    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Campus Recreation Center

  • Theta Phi Safety Station
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    TUC Plaza
    Presented by Theta Phi Alpha

  • 4A Community Service Project with Hughes High School: “Social Media – Branding For Your Future”

  • 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

  • "Don't Hit the Floor, Hit the Board!"
    1-3 p.m.
    McMicken Commons
    Presented by Student Safety Board

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

  • Cornhole Tournament
    6-8 p.m.
    McMicken Commons
    Presented by Phi Sigma Pi National Honorary

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

  • Pin the Bowtie on @PrezOno
    4:30-5:30 p.m.
    Presented by the UC Rotaract Club

  • Workout with Shades & DIY T-Shirts
    5-7 p.m.
    Bring a shirt to design and participate in the workout!

  • National Panhellenic Council Showcase
    6-8 p.m.
    Alumni Commons, Myers Alumni Center
    Learn more about NPHC while enjoying food and entertainment!

  • 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. – 1 a.m.

Friday, Sept. 19

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

  • Zinzinnati (Root)Beer Floats
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Presented by Alpha Lambda Delta

  • 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
    Noon - 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.

    Sponsored by the University of Cincinnati Office of Diversity

  • 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.

  • Homecoming Shabbat Dinner
    7:30 p.m.
    Chabad Center for Jewish Life
    2718 Digby Avenue
    Celebrate UC and the Bearcats with a delicious traditional Shabbat dinner!

Saturday, Sept. 20

  • 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. 


  • 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.