UC Homecoming


Homecoming  - October 21-22, 2016

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Homecoming 2016 is set for Saturday, Oct. 22 vs. East Carolina. Refer back to this page regularly for updates.

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Highlights

Friday, Oct. 21

Homecoming Kickoff Party
6 - 9 p.m. | Sigma Sigma Commons
Join us as we kick off Homecoming Weekend with food, drinks and entertainment!

Saturday, Oct. 22

Homecoming Parade
Four hours prior to kickoff | Clifton Ave., Uptown Campus
Register for the Homecoming Parade! All participants must attend an info session on either Monday, Sept. 26 or Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 5:30 p.m. in the Myers Alumni Center.
Float deadline: Oct. 7
Walking group deadline: Oct. 11

Bearcats Blitz Tailgate
Four hours prior to kickoff | Myers Alumni Center

Ring of Red game vs. ECU
Game time to be announced | Nippert Stadium

 

Full Schedule

Tuesday, Oct. 18

UCBA Pep Rally
12:30 - 2 p.m. | UC Blue Ash Campus

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Homecoming T-Shirt Giveaway
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Uptown Campus

4A Homecoming Community Service Event
6:30 - 8 p.m. | Lincoln Crawford Care Center
Join us to visit and play games with the residents of Lincoln Crawford Care Center.

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

Thursday, Oct. 20

Homecoming Car Smash
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | TUC Plaza
Join the Student Alumni Council as we smash a car decorated in ECU colors!

Next Lives Here Innovation Summit
12 – 8 p.m.| Uptown Campus
UC unites the best of the best – the thinkers, the tinkerers, the disruptors, the dreamers, the curious and the creatives – to unleash Cincinnati’s innovation and technology agenda for what comes next.

NPCH Hoopla Basketball Tournament
Doors open @ 6:30 p.m.; Games begin @ 7 p.m. | Shroder High School
$5 Adults, $3 Kids (pay at the door)
All proceeds will benefit ProKids, a local charity dedicated to advocacy and changing the lives of abused and neglected children in Hamilton County.

Sigma Phi Fall Ball
8 p.m. | Bogart’s

4A Welcome Mixer
9 p.m. | Queen City Radio

Friday, Oct. 21

Allied Health Back in Class
7:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Hastings L. & William A. French Building
Join the College of Allied Health Sciences for our second annual Back in Class continuing education program for alumni and friends. The topic for the day will be Evidence to Practice: Translating Team Science to Team Care, using traumatic brain injuries as a model. $50 registration includes breakfast, lunch and CEUs.
Special Allied Health Homecoming Bundle: Back in Class, Tailgate & Game Ticket for $70 (save $15)
Questions? Email Bri Coggins, Associate Director of Alumni Relations or call 513-556-4344.

The 2016 Ohio Latino Student Summit: Building Your Leadership Team
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Tangeman University Center
The Inaugural Ohio Latino Student Summit will seek to connect, empower, and build community while enhancing the Latino/Hispanic student leadership experience in Ohio. The summit is open to anyone who has an invested interest in enhancing the Latino/Hispanic student experience, as well as any students wanting to gain leadership, professional, and networking skills to encourage student success on campus.

4A Homecoming Weekend Registration
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | African American Cultural & Resource Center
Stop by the AACRC to check in with the UC4A committee and pick up your tickets for the weekend’s events.

Homecoming Pep Rally
Noon – 2 p.m. | Nippert Pavilion

4A State of Black UC Forum
1 - 3 p.m. | African American Cultural & Resource Center
Panelists will include various student and alumni leaders.

University Honors Program Cookout
2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | Herman Schneider Quad

4A Campus Tour
3-4 p.m. | Starting at the AACRC

4A Homecoming Welcome Happy Hour
4 - 7 p.m. | African American Cultural & Resource Center
$10 (includes food and two drinks)

A&S: "The Throwback Special" - English Department Reading
4 p.m. | McMicken Hall, Room 43
Professor Chris Bachelder will read from his latest novel, The Throwback Special, in McMicken 43, at 4:00, on Oct. 21. Praised by the New York Times for being “wistful and elegantly written,” and by The Los Angeles Times as “powerful, intelligent, and entertaining,” The Throwback Special won the Paris Review's Terry Southern Prize for Humor and has been longlisted for the National Book Award in Fiction.

Homecoming Kickoff Party
6 - 9 p.m. | Sigma Sigma Commons
Join us as we kick off Homecoming Weekend with food, drinks and entertainment!

UC Alumni Band 10th Annual Homecoming Reunion
6 p.m. | The Farm in Delhi

The United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants
8 p.m. | Corbett Auditorium

NPHC Step Show featuring DJHD
8 p.m. | Zimmer Auditorium
Ticket sales begin Oct. 1.

Saturday, Oct. 22

The GRIDIron Tailgate
Six hours prior to kickoff | Sigma Sigma Commons
The Bearcats Music Festival presented by Pepsi will feature live music from “What She Said” starting two hours prior to kickoff.

A&S Tailgate Party
Six hours before game time | Myers Alumni Center - Tailgate Lot

Homecoming Parade
Four hours prior to kickoff | Clifton Ave., Uptown Campus

Bearcats Blitz Tailgate
Four hours prior to kickoff | Myers Alumni Center

Campus Recreation Center Staff Tailgate and Alumni Reunion
Four hours prior to kickoff | The GRID, Spot #109, Sigma Sigma Commons

CEAS Homecoming Tailgate
Four hours before kick-off | Myers Alumni Center – South Greenspace
Join CEAS faculty, staff, students and alumni for a celebration before the Homecoming football game. Enjoy light refreshments, activities, and the chance to mingle with fellow Bearcats! Tickets are $10. Advanced RSVP required. For more information email Ann Terry, Associate Director of Alumni Relations, or call 513-556-4469.

College of Allied Health Sciences Homecoming Tailgate
Four hours before kick-off | Myers Alumni Center – Courtyard
Join allied health alumni and friends for a celebration before the Homecoming football game. Enjoy a BBQ buffet, beverages and the chance to reconnect with fellow alumni! Tickets are $10, children 12 and under complimentary. Advanced RSVP required. Questions? Email Bri Coggins, Associate Director of Alumni Relations or call 513-556-4344.

College of Medicine Homecoming Tailgate
Four hours before kick-off | Myers Alumni Center – Courtyard
Join medicine alumni and friends for a celebration before the Homecoming football game. Enjoy a BBQ buffet, beverages and the chance to reconnect with fellow alumni! Tickets are $10, children 12 and under complimentary. Advanced RSVP required. For more information email Tiffany Marsh, Associate Director of Alumni Relations, or call 513-558-6316.

College of Nursing Homecoming Tailgate
Four hours before kick-off | Myers Alumni Center – Courtyard
Join nursing alumni and faculty for a celebration before the Homecoming football game. Enjoy a BBQ buffet, beverages and the chance to reconnect with fellow alumni! Tickets are $10, children 12 and under complimentary. Advanced RSVP required. For more information email Shelley Johnson, Associate Director of Alumni Relations, or call 513-556-6154.

College of Pharmacy Homecoming Tailgate
Four hours before kick-off | Myers Alumni Center – Courtyard
Join pharmacy alumni and friends for a celebration before the Homecoming football game. Enjoy a BBQ buffet, beverages and the chance to reconnect with fellow alumni! Tickets are $10, children 12 and under complimentary. Advanced RSVP required. Questions? Email Bri Coggins, Associate Director of Alumni Relations or call 513-556-4344.

Peer Educator Tailgate
Four hours prior to kickoff
Join us for a reunion of alumni who served as Learning Community Peer Leaders, Resident Advisors, Tutors, Supplemental Instructors, Learning Coaches, Wellness Peer Educators, or held other positions teaching or mentoring peers while attending UC!
Questions? Contact Pam Person, Director of the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards and the Center for First Year Experience and Learning Communities.

UC Football Reunion
Five hours prior to kickoff | Alumni Tailgate @ The GRID, Spot #67
Time TBA - Cincinnati Bearcats vs East Carolina Pirates (Promo Code: CCLUB16)
Questions? Contact Jim Kelly, Jr. or Greg Forest.

UC Men’s Soccer Reunion
Five hours prior to kickoff | Alumni Tailgate @ The GRID, Spot #67
Time: TBD - Cincinnati Bearcats vs. East Carolina Pirates (Promo Code: CCLUB16)
Questions? Contact Bob Dobbs.

UC Swimming & Diving Reunion
Five hours prior to kickoff | Alumni Tailgate @ The GRID, Spot #67
Time TBA | Cincinnati Bearcats vs. East Carolina Pirates (Promo Code: CCLUBSWIM16)
Questions? Contact Bill Keating, Jr.

UC Women's Basketball Reunion
Time TBA | Alumni Tailgate @ The GRID, Spot #71
Time TBA | Cincinnati Bearcats vs. East Carolina Pirates (Promo Code: WBB ALUMNI)
More information, contact Ashley Wellman at 513-556-0549 OR Dana Reiger at 513-556-2360.

CATWALK
Two and a half hours prior to kickoff | Sigma Sigma Commons
Cheer on the Bearcats Football Team as they walk to through the GRID towards Nippert Stadium!

Cincinnati Bearcats vs. East Carolina Pirates
Game time to be announced | Nippert Stadium
Ring of Red

7th Annual UC Old School Party hosted by the "I Want You Back" Committee
9 p.m. - 1 a.m. | Ramada Plaza Cincinnati Sharonville
Net proceeds benefit the African American Cultural & Resource Center and the Dr. Angelene Jamison-Hall Scholarship Fund. Tickets are $20.

Sunday, Oct. 23

CCM Wind Series: Prism XX
8 p.m. | Corbett Auditorium
When ordering tickets over the phone or at the CCM Box Office use the code “Homecoming” for a discounted pair of tickets! Please call or visit the CCM Box Office at 513-556-4183 to reserve your tickets starting on Aug. 29.

All Weekend

4A Homecoming
Wednesday, Oct. 19 - Saturday, Oct. 22

C-Club Homecoming Reunion 2016
Friday, Oct. 21 - Saturday, Oct. 22
Oct. 21 - C-Club Homecoming Social | 8 p.m.
Oct. 22 - Alumni Tailgate | Five hours before kickoff
More information, contact Terry Nelson at 513-556-2653.

UC Baseball Reunion
Friday, Oct. 21 – Sunday, Oct. 23
Oct. 21 - Alumni Golf Outing at Aston Oaks Golf Club
Oct. 22 – Red vs. Black World Series Game | 2 p.m.
Oct. 23rd – Red vs. Black World Series Game 2
Questions or registrations? Contact Andy Nagel at 513-556-0571.

UC Women's Lacrosse Reunion
Friday, Oct. 21 - Saturday, Oct. 22
Oct. 21
Alumni Game |  6 p.m.
Alumni Networking Social | 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 22
Making Strides Walk | 9 a.m.
Alumni Tailgate | Time TBA | The GRID, Spot #71
Cincinnati Bearcats vs. East Carolina Pirates | Time TBA | Nippert Stadium
Questions or registrations? Contact Natalie Lang at 513-556-6042.

CCM Mainstage Production: A Chorus Line!
Thursday, October 20 – Sunday, October 23
Use the code “Homecoming” for a discounted pair of tickets to see the nine-time Tony Award-winner musical production and a Pulitzer Price-winner! Single tickets go on sale August 29th. Please call or visit the CCM Box Office to reserve your tickets: 513-556-4183.

CCM Studio Drama Series: Middletown
Thursday, October 20 – Saturday, October 22
Admission is free, but reservations are required. Tickets become available at noon on Monday, Oct. 17. Please visit the CCM Box Office or call 513-556-4183 to reserve. Limit two tickets per order.

 

2016 Homecoming Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Parking

Pre-Purchase Game Day Parking
Purchase game day parking online for $15 for Campus Green, Woodside and Stratford Heights Garages. Pre-purchased game day parking is available until 11:59 p.m. on the day before the game.

Cash Parking
Cash parking on game day is $20 per vehicle at Woodside, Stratford Heights and Eden Garages. Cash only; credit cards are not accepted.

Helpful Links

Weekend Offers

Campus Recreation Center

The Campus Recreation Center is offering FREE access for all Alumni and their families during Homecoming Weekend. If you don’t have time to get a climb or swim in, stop in for a tour of the facility.

CCM Box Office
Use the code “Homecoming” for a discounted pair of tickets to the shows below. Please call or visit the CCM Box Office to reserve your tickets: 513-556-4183.

Contact

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