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Plan Ahead for UC Homecoming Activities as Oct. 21 Parade Occupies Streets Near Campus

UC's Homecoming parade kicks off at noon on Saturday, Oct. 21. Learn more about late-morning to early-afternoon street closures and traffic restrictions around campus, as well as details on UC parking garage hours.

Date: 10/16/2017 12:00:00 AM
By: John Bach
Phone: (513) 556-5224
Other Contact: Keith Stichtenoth
Other Contact Phone: (513) 556-3296

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University of Cincinnati Homecoming activities Oct. 21 will feature the annual Homecoming parade around campus starting at noon and the football game versus Southern Methodist University at 4 p.m. at UC’s Nippert Stadium.


UC’s Homecoming parade at noon on Saturday, Oct. 21, will affect the following streets around campus:

  • Calhoun Street, between Vine Street and Clifton Avenue, will close at 11 a.m.
  • Clifton Avenue, between McMillan Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, will close at 11:30 a.m.
  • Eastbound traffic on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, between Clifton Avenue and Woodside Drive, will be restricted prior to the start of the parade. The eastbound right-hand lane (the lane closest to campus) will be closed; the middle and left-hand lanes will remain open. Westbound traffic will remain unaffected.

Also, entry into the Calhoun parking garage from Calhoun St. will be closed 90 minutes beginning at 11 a.m.; entry into the Clifton Court and Stratford parking garage from Clifton Ave. will be closed for 90 minutes beginning at 11:30 a.m. Get additional parking details (including the opportunity to purchase prepaid, discounted gameday parking) and gameday/tailgate details.

Parade lineup will occur the full length of Calhoun Street from Vine Street to Clifton Avenue. The parade route runs north from the corner of Calhoun and Clifton avenues to the intersection of Clifton and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. See the campus map.

All parking and regular driving routes will be reinstated near the Homecoming parade’s anticipated end by approximately 1:30 p.m.

For more information on UC Homecoming activities, see the complete UC Homecoming news release or visit the UC Alumni Association’s Homecoming website.

Information on purchasing tickets to the Homecoming football game is available at the UC Athletics website.