Homecoming 2019 - 1804 & So Much More Event Registration

Start Date:
Monday, October 7, 2019
End Date:
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Location:
Various Athens Locations
1 Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701

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On-Campus Accommodations (Oct. 7 – Oct. 12)
Location: Dougan Hall & Ewing Hall
Conference and Event Services welcomes you to Ohio University to stay on campus for the 2019 Homecoming. Overnight accommodations will be provided to guests and alumni in Dougan and Ewing Halls on South Green. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All bed linens and a towel set will be provided to each guest upon arrival. Click here for more information and to make your reservation.

 

**This schedule is subject to change, please check back for updates.

Tuesday, Oct. 8

Paint the Town Green-Office Included Judging (9 a.m. - 12 p.m.)
Location: Various Athens Locations
During Homecoming Week, the Student Alumni Board (SAB) and Campus Involvement Center (CIC) will partner with local businesses and university departments in a decorating contest to spread Bobcat spirit. Organizations can get creative about how they spread the Bobcat Spirit! Paint a window or decorate the office in OHIO’s green and white!  Prizes for both local businesses and university departments will be awarded!


Wednesday, Oct. 9

Ohio University Archives Annual Homecoming Display (8 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
Location: Alden Library 4th Floor
University Archives will once again be doing the Homecoming display on the 4th
 floor of Alden Library! The 2019 display will consist of tables loaded up with original, primary historic materials which help to tell Ohio University’s unique and fascinating story, especially from the students’ perspectives. Featured in the display will be student newspapers, photographs, sports programs, maps, catalogs, student publications such as the Green Goat, yearbooks, scrapbooks, and student handbooks and other Ohio University memorabilia-some of it dating back to the 19th century. Colorful posters representing over 90 years of university events and created in a variety of ways including slick publicity posters and student-stenciled signs will provide backdrop for the display. We hope you will visit our display this Homecoming and return for future years! 

Pack the Pantry (11 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Location: 5th floor, Baker University Center
SAB will be partnering with Sorority and Fraternity life to collect as many cans as possible on Wednesday to help support the Athens County Food Pantry and Baker Food Pantry. A competition will happen between sorority and fraternity teams, but all are welcome to come and donate canned goods or any spare change.

 

Thursday, Oct. 10

Ohio University Archives Annual Homecoming Display (8 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
Location: Alden Library 4th Floor
University Archives will once again be doing the Homecoming display on the 4th floor of Alden Library! The 2019 display will consist of tables loaded up with original, primary historic materials which help to tell Ohio University’s unique and fascinating story, especially from the students’ perspectives. Featured in the display will be student newspapers, photographs, sports programs, maps, catalogs, student publications such as the Green Goat, yearbooks, scrapbooks, and student handbooks and other Ohio University memorabilia-some of it dating back to the 19th century. Colorful posters representing over 90 years of university events and created in a variety of ways including slick publicity posters and student stenciled signs will provide backdrop for the display. We hope you will visit our display this Homecoming and return for future years! 

Yell Like Hell Pep Rally (7 - 8 p.m.)
Location: College Green

One of our best-attended signature Homecoming events! Help ramp up Bobcat spirit in anticipation of Saturday's matchup against Northern Illinois, and collect unique OHIO giveaways! In the event of inclement weather, signs will be posted at the event location, if this event is cancelled.

 

Friday, Oct. 11

Ohio University Archives Annual Homecoming Display (8 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
Location: Alden Library 4th Floor
University Archives will once again be doing the Homecoming display on the 4th floor of Alden Library! The 2019 display will consist of tables loaded up with original, primary historic materials which help to tell Ohio University’s unique and fascinating story, especially from the students’ perspectives. Featured in the display will be student newspapers, photographs, sports programs, maps, catalogs, student publications such as the Green Goat, yearbooks, scrapbooks, and student handbooks and other Ohio University memorabilia-some of it dating back to the 19th century. Colorful posters representing over 90 years of university events and created in a variety of ways including slick publicity posters and student stenciled signs will provide backdrop for the display. We hope you will visit our display this Homecoming and return for future years! 

Historical Hayrides (5 p.m.) - This event has been canceled due to unexpected delays in construction. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Location: The Ridges
Join us for the annual Historical Hayrides at the Ridges on Friday night of Homecoming. Walk-ups are welcome, though space is limited!

Marching 110 Alumni Band Rehearsal (5:15 - 6:45 p.m.)
Location: Peden Stadium (Walter Field House if inclement weather)
The Marching 110 Alumni Band will continue the tradition of performing in the Homecoming Parade and with the Marching 110 during halftime and postgame of the football game. Join us Friday evening to kick off the weekend with a rehearsal. View the Marching 110 Alumni Band registration page for the full schedule, details and to register!

Ohio University Alumni Association's Annual Awards Gala (5:30 p.m.)
Location: Baker Ballroom, 4th Floor Ballroom
Join the Ohio University Alumni Association Board of Directors and Ohio University Intercollegiate Athletics for a black-tie optional reception, dinner and program at Baker University Center Ballroom as we celebrate the achievements of some of the University's most outstanding alumni and friends at the 2019 Alumni Awards Gala. Click Here to Register.


Saturday, Oct. 12

Homecoming 5K Fun Run and Walk (8 a.m.)
Location: Ohio University Golf and Tennis Center
Start your homecoming weekend off on the right foot by joining us for Campus Recreation's 3rd Annual Homecoming 5K Fun Run and Walk. All are welcome to participate and all experience levels are invited! The course will take you through the golf course and onto the bike path, making it easy to bring your stroller for the experience. All "early bird" registrations will receive a Homecoming 5K T-shirt and water. Proceeds from this event go to the Rita LaValley Student Support fund, that provides opportunities for student scholarships and professional development funding. If you have questions, please contact Emma Clark at clarke4@ohio.edu. Click here to register!

Housing & Residence Life Homecoming Brunch (8 - 9:45 a.m.)
Location: Jefferson Hall
Join us for Housing and Residence Life's second annual Homecoming Brunch! Current and former Housing and Residence Life staff, friends and family are all welcome to join us as we celebrate OHIO's Homecoming with good food, fun activities, and great people! Please take a moment to RSVP here.

Ohio University Archives Annual Homecoming Display (8 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
Location: Alden Library 4th Floor
University Archives will once again be doing the Homecoming display on the 4th floor of Alden Library! The 2019 display will consist of tables loaded up with original, primary historic materials which help to tell Ohio University’s unique and fascinating story, especially from the students’ perspectives. Featured in the display will be student newspapers, photographs, sports programs, maps, catalogs, student publications such as the Green Goat, yearbooks, scrapbooks, and student handbooks and other Ohio University memorabilia-some of it dating back to the 19th century. Colorful posters representing over 90 years of university events and created in a variety of ways including slick publicity posters and student stenciled signs will provide backdrop for the display. We hope you will visit our display this Homecoming and return for future years! 

Pre-Parade Coffee Hour (8:30 a.m.)
Location: Schoonover Center
Please join the Scripps College of Communication and the Ohio University Alumni Association in the Steven L.
Schoonover Center for Communication before the parade to reconnect with fellow alumni and faculty and catch up on your alma mater during Ohio University's Homecoming. Share in a coffee hour with light breakfast to fuel you for the parade and game. Don’t forget to grab some OHIO giveaways to show your Bobcat Pride throughout the day!

College of Business Homecoming Breakfast and Parade Watch (9 - 11 a.m.)
Location: Phil and Pat Muck Business Annex Lawn
Join fellow alumni and faculty for Ohio University's College of Business Homecoming Celebration. This year we will be celebrating three College of Business alumni that are being recognized with Ohio University Alumni Awards. A continental breakfast will be served on the Phil and Pat Muck Business Annex lawn at 9 a.m. RSVP for this event by clicking here!

Meet the New Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences (9 a.m. - noon)
Location: Howard Square on Union Street
Stop by the Arts & Sciences tent at Howard Square on Union Street (across from Schoonover) before and after the Homecoming Parade. Meet Dean Florenz Plassmann, reconnect with the college and register to win a Bobcat Firepit. For any questions, please contact Lisa Cohen at cohenl@ohio.edu.

Homecoming Parade (10 a.m.)
Location: Union Street, Court Street
It’s that time, Bobcats! Come out for the 2019 Homecoming Parade! Sponsored by the Campus Involvement Center, you’ll see spirited floats, banners and displays representing both the University and the surrounding community.

Are you an alumnus with a convertible? Would you like to drive that convertible in the 2019 Homecoming Parade? If so, the Ohio University Alumni Association invites you to join us in the lineup! For a chance to participate, please fill out this form. Entries will be considered on a first come, first served basis. If you have any questions, please contact Erica Lipscomb at lipscome@ohio.edu.

Student Senate Alumni Open House (11 a.m.)
Location: Baker University Center, Student Senate Office, Room 305
Join Student Senate (past and present) for an open house in Baker 305 (Student Senate Office). During this time, enjoy food and drinks provided by the Alumni Society while learning about current Student Senate initiatives for this year. There will be a flag in the office for Student Senate alumni and current members to sign. For any questions, please email John Prescott at prescottj84@yahoo.com.

Cutler Scholars Program Meet & Greet (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Location: Howard Park 
Please join the Cutler Scholars Program for our annual Homecoming Meet & Greet located at Howard Park. Catch up with fellow alumni, current scholars, friends of the program, and HTC’s new Dean, Dr. Donal Skinner, while enjoying post-parade hors d’oeuvres! For any questions, please email Margaux Cowden at cowden@ohio.edu.

Honors Tutorial College Meet & Greet (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Location: Howard Park 
Please join HTC alumni, family, and friends at Howard Park to enjoy snacks and refreshments with our new dean, Dr. Donal Skinner. For any questions, please email Margie Huber at huber@ohio.edu.

Division of Student Affairs Tailgate (11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.)
Location: Pepsi Tailgreat Park
Join the OHIO Division of Student Affairs for our third annual Homecoming tailgate! This free event includes yard games, a photo booth, prizes, and access to a centralized food tent with a great variety of food and beverage. This event is open to all DOSA staff, past and present, as well as family and friends. RSVP for this event by clicking here!

Russ College Homecoming Tailgate (11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.)
Location: Pepsi Tailgreat Park
Join your fellow Bobcats for the Russ College Homecoming Tailgate. Enjoy a barbecue and the big game, while wearing your Russ College/Ohio University T-shirt with pride! Find our tent by looking for the Russ College banners! RSVP for this event by clicking here!

Air Force ROTC Tailgate (12 p.m.)
Location: Dairy Barn Arts Center, 8000 Dairy Lane, Athens, Ohio
Air Force ROTC invites alumni and friends to celebrate OHIO’s Homecoming at the Dairy Barn Arts Center.  There will be complimentary food, activities for children, and access to restrooms. Please email Tori Marshall at farmert1@ohio.edu with any questions.

Voinovich School Homecoming Tailgate (12 p.m.)
Location: Pepsi Tailgreat Park
Join your fellow Bobcats for the Voinovich School Homecoming Tailgate! This is an opportunity to mingle with alumni, faculty, students and friends of the Voinovich School, and enjoy some barbecue before the big game. Hosted by the Voinovich School Alumni Society and the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs. Complimentary lunch will include burgers, brats, hot dogs, and more. First-come basis! If you have any questions, please contact Mackenzie Kucharsky at kucharsky@ohio.edu.

College of Health Sciences and Professions Tailgate (12 p.m.)
Location: Pepsi Tailgreat Park
Join the College of Health Sciences and Professions to celebrate OHIO's Homecoming with a gathering at Tailgreat Park before OHIO takes on Northern Illinois. This event is open to all CHSP alumni, faculty and staff, and family and friends. Food will be available while supplies last. Please RSVP below. Questions? Contact Elizabeth Jones at jonese4@ohio.edu.

Varsity OHIO-All Sports Reunion (12 - 3:30 p.m.)
Location: Ohio Bobcat Club Hospitality Village (parking lot of the Convocation Center)
All former OHIO student-athletes, athletic trainers, cheerleaders and managers are encouraged to attend the annual Varsity OHIO All-Sport Reunion. The event is free to attend and will include complimentary food for Varsity OHIO members and one guest, with the option to purchase food for additional guests in the Ohio Bobcat Club's Hospitality Village. RSVP for this event by clicking here!

Bobcats on the Blacktop (12:30 p.m.)
Location: Bobcat Nation Pavilion
The Ohio University Men's and Women's basketball teams will be at Bobcat Nation Pavilion at 12:30 p.m. where we will introduce this year’s teams. There will also be food, games, and more! If you have any questions, please contact Jacob Rockoff, Assistant Athletics Director for Marketing and Sales, at 740-597-1374.

Student Senate Alumni Society Homecoming Tailgate (12:30 p.m.)
Location: Pepsi Tailgreat Park (Division of Student Affairs tent)
Come join the Ohio University Student Senate Alumni Society in celebrating Homecoming 2019 on Saturday Oct. 12, in Athens, Ohio! Find us at the Student Affairs tent located in Tailgreat Park starting at 12:30 p.m. for the Ohio University Student Senate Alumni Society tailgate. For any questions, please email John Prescott at prescottj84@yahoo.com. RSVP for this event by clicking here!

Bobcat Bash (12:30 - 2:30 p.m.)
Location: Pepsi Tailgreat Park
Get pumped for OHIO to take on Northern Illinois! Enjoy music, picnic food, beverages (including beer and wine) and OHIO giveaways for one price. Find the OUAA in the tent proudly flying our green OHIO flags! Walk-ups are welcome! In the event of inclement weather, signs will be posted at the event location, if this event is cancelled.

The Bobcat Store (12:30 - 2:30 p.m.)
Location: Pepsi Tailgreat Park – Bobcat Bash Tent
Stop by The Bobcat Store’s pop-up store to check out the latest OHIO goods! Purchase your limited-edition Homecoming 2019 long sleeve T-shirt while supplies last!

Wild Honeybees Live Performance (1:30 – 3:15 p.m.)
Location: Bobcat Nation Pavilion
At 1:30 p.m. in Bobcat Nation Pavilion the Wild Honeybees will be performing live up until about 3:15 p.m. If you have any questions, please contact Jacob Rockoff, Assistant Athletics Director for Marketing and Sales, at 740-597-1374.

OHIO vs. Northern Illinois (3:30 p.m.)
Location: Peden Stadium
For Homecoming 2019 game tickets visit the OHIO Athletics website or reserve your tickets by calling (800) 575-2287.


Sunday, Oct. 13

Scripps Public Relations Student Society of America's 50th Anniversary Celebration (10:30 a.m.)
Location: Schoonover Center, room 145
Join us to celebrate 50 years of Scripps PRSSA on Oct. 13. Brunch and a silent auction will begin at 10:30 a.m. and awards will be presented at 11 a.m. in Schoonover Center room 145. Please click here to RSVP by Sept. 30. Dress is business casual. For any questions, please contact Haley Bender at hb476416@ohio.edu. We are so excited to celebrate with you!

 

 

 

Purchase your limited-edition 2019 Homecoming long sleeve T-shirt available now from The Bobcat Store!

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