Alumni and friends are invited back to campus for the best week of the year! Relive your favorite UIndy memories and create some new ones at Homecoming, the week of October 5–10, 2020.

2020 Homecoming Schedule

An updated 2020 Homecoming Schedule is coming in the Spring of 2020. Please check back for updates.

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2019 Homecoming Schedule

Monday, September 23

Emmet Cohen Concert with UIndy Jazz Faculty
7:30 p.m., Christel Dehaan Fine Arts Center
Join UIndy Artist-in-Residence Emmet Cohen, the 2019 American Pianists Awards winner and recipient of the Cole Porter Fellowship in Jazz, for a concert with the UIndy jazz faculty.

Tuesday, September 24

Faculty/Staff Alumni Appreciation Lunch
Noon, Stierwalt Alumni House
All University employees who have earned a UIndy degree are invited to this special luncheon to celebrate Homecoming week. register

Wednesday, September 25

Hops and Hounds
5-8 p.m., Jailbird
Don’t let hump day get you down. Join fellow Greyhounds at the popular new bar and grill, Jailbird, located next to campus. register

Mira T. Lee, Fiction Reading
7:30-8:30 p.m., Krannert Memorial Library 302 (Blue Law Room)
Experience Mira T. Lee’s debut novel reading, Everything Here is Beautiful. Lee’s novel was selected as a Top 10 Debut by the American Booksellers Association and named a Best Fiction title of 2018 by Amazon, O Magazine, Real Simple, and the Goodreads Readers Choice Awards.

Thursday, September 26

School of Nursing 60th Anniversary Celebration Dinner
5:30 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. dinner
All nursing alumni and friends are invited back to campus to celebrate this milestone anniversary featuring tours of the Health Pavilion and a special dinner program. register

Friday, September 27

John C. Adams Finance Institute
Friday, September 27, 1:15 p.m., Finance Lab in Esch Hall
The John C. Adams Finance Institute transforms the student experience of studying finance at the University of Indianapolis with support from national competitions, specialized research, and collaborative opportunities. register

50-Year Club Reception
3 p.m., Krannert Memorial Library
All graduates of 50 years or more are invited to this special reception to celebrate our Indiana Central history and to welcome the Class of 1969 into the Club. register

Kermit Berg Gallery Opening Reception
3 p.m. open, 5 p.m. remarks, Christel Dehaan Fine Arts Center
Internationally renowned artist Kermit Berg ’73 returns to campus to open a special exhibit for Homecoming 2019. register

UIndy Women’s Soccer vs. Truman
5 p.m., Key Stadium

Alumni Honors and Recognition Celebration
6 p.m., Krannert Memorial Library
Celebrate this year’s alumni award winners and hear powerful stories of how UIndy alumni are impacting our communities. register

UIndy Volleyball vs. Maryville
7 p.m., Ruth Lilly Fitness Center

UIndy Men’s Soccer vs. Truman
7:30 p.m., Key Stadium

Student Homecoming Dance
9 p.m., Old National Center
UIndy students will get ready for the big day by dancing the night away while raising funds to support UIndy scholarship programs.

Saturday, September 28 — Game Day

homecoming-13Hound Hustle 5K Run/Walk
Schwitzer Student Center, Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., Race starts at 9 a.m.
Start your Homecoming day with a fun run/walk through campus and the local neighborhood. Proceeds benefit UIndy scholarships. Registration required; $20 advanced registration or $25 day-of-registration. Includes T-shirt. register

Men’s Basketball Golf Outing
9:00 a.m., Top Golf, Fishers IN  register

Swimming & Diving Crimson vs. Grey Intrasquad
10 a.m., Ruth Lilly Fitness Center

1969 Class Photo and Coffee with President Manuel
10 a.m., Stierwalt Alumni House

Founder's Day CelebrationPresident’s Lunch and Founders Day Celebration
Noon, Good Hall
Join President Manuel on the lawn of historic Good Hall to celebrate our history and learn who is being honored with their name on a pillar for 2019-20. register


Campus Tours
1:30 p.m., Esch Hall
Visit new sites and old favorites on a guided campus tour. register

KSPT Class of 1988 Reunion
2:00 p.m., Health Pavilion
Join fellow 1988 Krannert School of Physical Therapy alumni during Homecoming 2019 for a special group reunion.  register

KSPT Class of 1994 Reunion
2:00 p.m., Health Pavilion 
Attention all 1994 Krannert School of Physical Therapy alumni! Head back to UIndy during Homecoming 2019 for a special group reunion. register

UIndy Alumni Recital
2:30 p.m., Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center
Come enjoy the musical talents of UIndy alumni during this special Alumni Recital. The concert will feature vocal and instrumental performances from talented UIndy alumni. For more information about participating in the concert, please contact Dr. Mitzi Westra at register

UIndy Volleyball vs. Missouri S&T
3 p.m., Ruth Lilly Fitness Center

Tailgate Town
3 p.m., Nicoson Parking Lot

All are invited to enjoy the festivities at the biggest tailgate of the year with inflatables, music, food trucks, and more! This opportunity is walk-up only. If you would like to reserve your own tailgate parking spot please contact the Athletic Development team at

Alumni from History & Political Science, Informational Technology, and Athletic Training are welcome to join their former departments for special tailgates at Homecoming. Again, these are walk-up only. Registration is preferred.  register

Block Party
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., in front of the South Residence Halls (Warren, Roberts, Cravens)
Don’t miss the fun at the annual Homecoming Block Party! Come hungry for a variety of food trucks, entertainment and so much more.

Homecoming Parade
4 p.m., Hanna Avenue
Floats, giant balloons, student carts and more will fill Hanna Avenue as we march toward Key Stadium for the big game.



Class Reunion Dinners
5 p.m., Health Pavilion


UIndy Football Game vs. Southwest Baptist 
6 p.m., Key Stadium
Don your favorite crimson and grey gear and help cheer the Greyhounds to victory over the Southwest Baptist Bearcats.



And so much more…

  • Post Game Parties at Jailbird and Books and Brews
  • Accounting Seminar
  • Speech and Debate Conference
  • History and Political Science Tailgate
  • IT Help Desk Alumni Tailgate
  • Adult Learning Tailgate


For more information contact the Alumni Office at or 317-788-3295.