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 - Ohio Women's Ensemble Alumnae Society-Alumni Get Together
Location: Various Athens, Ohio Locations
Join Ohio Women’s Ensemble and OWE Alumnae Society for Homecoming 2017 October 6-7! There are a couple different events to sign up for, and all events are optional - pick and choose what sounds good to you!  For more information and to register visit HERE.

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. The Registration for this event has now closed. For any questions please contact Tyler Gagai at gagai@ohio.edu

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. The registration for this event has now closed. For any questions please contact Casey Arnold at arnoldc2@ohio.edu.

 

Saturday - October 7, 2017:

September 24 UPDATE: It has been determined that the game will kickoff at 2PM!

NOTE: Saturday's Football kick-off time is variable because of media interest in the Bobcats, who have been picked to win the MAC East! Kick-off will either be at Noon or 2 p.m., and OHIO will be informed of the final kick-off time 12 days before the game.

If the game is at Noon, the Homecoming Parade will step off at 9 a.m., and the Bobcat Bash will begin at 10 a.m. in Tailgreat Park.

If the game is at 2 p.m., the Parade will step off at 10 a.m., and the Bobcat Bash will begin at 11 a.m. in Tailgreat Park.

9:30 AM - Pre-Parade Coffee Hour
Location: Schoonover Center
Please join the Scripps College of Communication 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. 

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 - Ohio Women's Ensemble Alumnae Society-Alumni Get Together
Location: Various Athens, Ohio Locations
Join Ohio Women’s Ensemble and OWE Alumnae Society for Homecoming 2017 October 6-7! There are a couple different events to sign up for, and all events are optional - pick and choose what sounds good to you!  For more information and to register visit HERE.

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 - 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! The registration for this event has now closed. For any questions please contact Ryan Boyd at boydr3@ohio.edu.

11:00 AM - 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. Go Bobcats! The registration for this event has now closed.

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

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM - Recovery Remix
Location: Baker University Center, Room 321
A Collegiate Recovery Reception will be held immediately following the Homecoming Parade. You can stop by to check out our space and meet students in recovery who are thriving academically and socially! Refreshments will be provided and everyone is welcome. For more information, contact Ann Addington at addingto@ohio.edu.

11:00 AM - Student Affairs Homecoming Tent
Location: Pepsi Tailgreat Park
Please join Student Affairs before the Homecoming football game for food, fun, and prizes! Look for the Student Affairs tent at Tailgreat Park following the Homecoming Parade. All Student Affairs alumni and friends are welcome. For any questions please email studentaffairs@ohio.edu

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. Registration for this event has now closed. If you have any questions please contact Bose Maposa at bosemaposa@gmail.com.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Honors Tutorial College Mixer
Location: Tailgreat Park
Visit Tailgreat Park after the parade and enjoy refreshments and fond memories with fellow HTC alumni, friends, family, current students, faculty and staff. You may even win one of several door prizes.

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM - Varsity Ohio All Sports Reunion
Location: Tailgreat Park
All former Ohio student-athletes, athletics trainers, cheerleaders, and managers are encouraged to attend the sixth Annual Varsity Ohio  all-sport reunion. The event is free to attend and will include a buffet lunch and opportunity to spend time with former teammates and friends. Please bring your family and join us for a day of celebrating the tradition of Ohio Athletics. Register HERE or ask questions of Esteban Arriola at arriola@ohio.edu or call 740-593-1119.

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM - Student Senate Alumni Society Tailgate
Location: Tailgreat Park
Join the Student Senate Alumni Society at Tailgreat Park on October 7 for Homecoming 2017! We will share food and beverages while celebrating our time at OHIO. You can RSVP for our gathering by clicking HERE.  Kickoff for the OHIO vs. Central Michigan football game is scheduled for 2:00 p.m., but plenty is going on before the game! Watching current student senators and countless others march in the Homecoming Parade at 10:00am, directly followed by an open house in the student senate office (baker 301). Finally, don't forget to stop by the Senate Alumni tent for Kiser's BBQ, beginning at 11:30 AM, and to enjoy conversation with student senators past and present. For more information, please contact Keith Wilbur at keith.wilbur@hapcap.org.

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM – ACRN Homecoming
Location: The Station - Baker University Center, Room 329
All ACRN Alumni and current ACRN students are invited to join us during Homecoming weekend for networking, an update on the station’s plans for the year, and an update on ACRN Alumni’s fundraising efforts toward the Charles Voge Scholarship. Avalanche Pizza will be served, along with Pepsi products. For any questions, please contact ACRN Alumni president Jason Robinaugh at jrobinaugh@gmail.com

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.

We're sorry, the deadline for buying tickets for this event has passed.