Homecoming 2017 - Back in the Mix, Back on the Bricks Event Registration

Start Date:
Monday, October 2, 2017
End Date:
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Location:
Various Athens Locations
1 Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701

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Tuesday - October 3, 2017:

11:30 AM - Paint the Town (Office included) Green
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! https://www.ohio.edu/homecoming/decorating.cfm


Wednesday - October 4, 2017:

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM - Ohio University Archives Annual Homecoming Display
Location: Alden Library 4th Floor
University Archives will once again be doing the Homecoming display on the 4th
 floor of Alden Library! The 2017 display will consist of 19 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! 

 

Thursday - October 5, 2017:

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM - Ohio University Archives Annual Homecoming Display
Location: Alden Library 4th Floor
University Archives will once again be doing the Homecoming display on the 4th floor of Alden Library! The 2017 display will consist of 19 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! 

8:30 PM - Yell Like Hell Pep Rally
Location: Baker University Parking Lot

One of our best-attended signature Homecoming events, this year’s Pep Rally will feature the Marching 110 and The Singing Men of Ohio. Help ramp up Bobcat spirit in anticipation of Saturday’s matchup against Central Michigan, and collect unique OHIO giveaways!

 

Friday - October 6, 2017:

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM - Ohio University Archives Annual Homecoming Display
Location: Alden Library 4th Floor
University Archives will once again be doing the Homecoming display on the 4th floor of Alden Library! The 2017 display will consist of 19 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!

2:00 PM - Campus Tours
Location: Konneker Alumni Center
Back on campus for Homecoming and want to see what's new? Want to visit your favorite spots? Go on a campus tour! Students from Student Alumni Board will host returning Bobcats on 45-60 minute campus tours to remember the old and visit the new. Tours begin and end at Konneker Alumni Center.

5:00 PM - Historical Hayrides
Location: The Ridges
Join us for the annual Historical Hayrides at the Ridges on Friday night of Homecoming.  Included with your registration is a Homecoming 2017 reusable mug and hot chocolate. 

5:30 PM - Ohio University Alumni Association's Annual Awards Gala
Location: Baker Ballroom, 4th Floor
Join the Ohio University Alumni Association Board of Directors and Ohio University Intercollegiate Athletics for a black-tie reception and 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 2017 Alumni Awards Gala. Please click HERE to register for this event.

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Visit Your Residence Hall
Location: Living Learning Center, 111 South Green Drive
Enjoy your visit back to campus by visiting your former residence hall while you're in town! Registrants will meet at the Living Learning Center at 6 PM before traveling to a green of their choosing. When registering for this event, please select the residence hall you would like to visit. Please note that this tour will cover the building and common areas but will not include individual rooms or residence hallways. Registration will close Wednesday, September 27.

 

Saturday - October 7, 2017:

10:00 AM - Homecoming Parade
Location: Union Street, Court Street
It’s that time, Bobcats! Come out for the 2017 Homecoming Parade! Sponsored by the Campus Involvement Center, you’ll see spirited floats, banners and displays representing both the University and the surrounding community. Click for parade route.

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM - Ohio University Archives Annual Homecoming Display
Location: Alden Library 4th Floor
University Archives will once again be doing the Homecoming display on the 4th floor of Alden Library! The 2017 display will consist of 19 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!

11:00 AM - Voinovich School Homecoming Tailgate
Location: Tailgreat Park
Come join alumni, students, faculty/staff, and friends of the George Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs for a fun filled Homecoming Tailgate. Enjoy food, beverages (drink tickets included for adults over 21) give-a-ways, and family-friendly activities in Tailgreat Park. Please register before October 4th. If you have any questions please contact Bose Maposa at bosemaposa@gmail.com.

11:30 AM - Bobcat Bash
Location: Pepsi Tailgreat Park (look for the tents flying green flags on top)
Get pumped for OHIO to take on Central Michigan! Enjoy music, picnic food, beverages (including beer and wine) family-friendly games and OHIO giveaways for one price. Find OAA in the tent proudly flying our green OHIO flags!

12:00 PM - College of Business Homecoming Tailgate
Location: Pepsi Tailgreat Park
Please register today and join us for pre-game fun, food and beverages. Be sure to register by October 4. For any questions please contact Kay Sutphin at vujaklij@ohio.edu. Go Bobcats!

This event is for registered College of Business alumni and families only please.

2:00 PM - OHIO vs. Central Michigan
Location: Peden Stadium
For Homecoming 2017 game tickets visit the OHIO Athletics website or reserve your tickets by calling (800) 575-2287.