A Hound Always Finds Its Way Home!
We are excited to celebrate our 2022 Homecoming with you this year! Registration for all events opens on Saturday, August 20. Continue to check this page often as we continue to update all of the festivities for this year’s event.
Monday, September 26
HOMECOMING HEADQUARTERS: COOKIE GIVEAWAY
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. • Schwitzer Student Center, Shreve Atrium
Come pick up a cookie to go in between your classes to get things kicked off for homecoming week!
Tuesday, September 27
HOMECOMING HEADQUARTERS: PILLOW GIVEAWAY
4 – 6 p.m. • UIndy Hall
Show your love for UIndy by picking up an “I Love UIndy” pillow for your living space!
Wednesday, September 28
HOMECOMING HEADQUARTERS: SHUTTERBOOTH
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. • Schwitzer Student Center, Shreve Atrium
Bring your friends and snap a picture to commemorate this year’s homecoming week!
Thursday, September 29
ALUMNI EMPLOYEE HOMECOMING KICK-OFF CELEBRATION
3 p.m. • Enders Engagement Space
Time to kickstart Homecoming festivities! This unique gathering is only open to UIndy alumni who also serve as employees on campus.
HOMECOMING HEADQUARTERS: UINDY BINGO
6 – 8 p.m. • UIndy Hall
BINGO! Join us for a night of bingo for a chance to win UIndy-themed prizes!
Friday, September 30
UNIVERSITY CHAPEL DEDICATION
2 – 4 p.m. • University Chapel
The University has expanded its close relationship with the University Heights United Methodist Church, updating the building for expanded student use while the congregation continues to meet and further their ministry. Join us as we dedicate the new renovations to the Church made possible by this long-standing partnership.
DR. SUE WILLEY COURT DEDICATION
4-6 p.m. • Sue Willey Court, Ruth Lilly Fitness Center
The University is excited to honor the legacy of Dr. Sue Willey’s 45 years of service to the University by naming the court in the most active athletic building on campus. The Ruth Lilly Fitness Center is the nucleus for Greyhound Athletics, and UIndy updated the court for optimum performance and safety. In doing so, the new floor was dedicated to Dr. Sue Willey.
CLASS OF 1972 REUNION DINNER
6 p.m. • Health Pavilion – 4th Floor
The Indiana Central College Class of 1972 is invited to celebrate its 50th Reunion. Reconnect with classmates and old friends at the special dinner.
PHYLIS LAN LIN SOCIAL WORK DEPARTMENT 25TH ANNIVERSARY
6 p.m. • Health Pavilion – 1st Floor
There will be food, drinks, musical entertainment, and a speaking program.
All social work alumni are invited back to campus to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Phylis Lan Lin Department of Social Work. Join us as we honor this important milestone of our accreditation while reconnecting with former classmates to share all the amazing ways our alumni, faculty, and students serve our community.
Saturday, October 1
HOUND HUSTLE 5K RUN/WALK
8:00 a.m. Registration, 9:00 a.m. Start • Schwitzer Student Center
Start your Homecoming day with a fun run/walk through campus and the local neighborhood.
50-YEAR CLUB BREAKFAST
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. • UIndy Hall
All graduates of 50 years or more are invited to this special breakfast to celebrate our Indiana Central history and to welcome the Class of 1972 into the Club.
COFFEE WITH THE NEW ALUMNI DIRECTOR
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. • Schwitzer Student Center
Do you need some mid-morning refreshments to get ready for all remaining Homecoming activities? If yes, enjoy some complimentary coffee in the Shreve Atrium of the Schwitzer Student Center and meet the new Director of your UIndy Alumni Association, Keith Fechtman ’06, ’08.
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. • Good Hall Lawn
Join us for the annual President’s Lunch, where we will honor the presidency of Dr. Rob Manuel, hosted by Interim President Phil Terry. Dr. Robert Manuel served as the 9th president of the University of Indianapolis for ten years. Earlier this year, he was named the president of DePaul University in Chicago. Join us to help thank him for his decade of service as a Greyhound.
ALUMNI CHOIR REHEARSAL
Saturday, October 1 • 10:30am-11:30am. • Martin Hall
Join the many UIndy Alumni as they practice their singing voices to the many tunes, songs, and anthems. Recall fun past memories of the UIndy Choral groups. Alumni are invited to participate and attend in this special event.
ALUMNI MUSIC RECITAL
2 p.m. • Ruth Lilly Performance Hall, Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center
Ready to showcase your musical talents? Alumni are invited to participate in and attend this special event. This recital has become a Homecoming tradition! If you would like to participate in the recital, please contact Mitzi Westra at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4:00 p.m. • Nicoson Parking Lot
All are invited to enjoy the festivities at the biggest tailgate of the year – enjoy music, and more as you gear up for the big game! For tailgating, please contact Matt Donovan at email@example.com.
Join the Krannert School of PT for a fun tailgate party in Tailgate Town!
4:00 p.m. • Health Pavilion Parking lot (Lot 19)
Join the University’s Student Leadership Activities Board (SLAB) for our annual block party! Enjoy snacks, inflatables, games, and music!
UINDY FOOTBALL GAME vs. SOUTHWEST BAPTIST BEARCATS
6:00 p.m. • Key Stadium
Don your favorite crimson and grey gear and help cheer the Greyhounds to victory over the Southwest Baptist University Bearcats. For football tickets, please visit athletics.uindy.edu. To provide a safer environment for the public and to expedite fan entry into Key Stadium for Greyhound football, UIndy is also implementing a clear bag policy to limit the style and size of bags that may be brought into the stadium.
Sunday, October 2
UNIVERSITY CHAPEL CHURCH SERVICES
9 a.m. • University Chapel
Join the congregation of the University Heights United Methodist Church for their weekly Sunday service.
FOUNDERS DAY PRESENTATION: CELEBRATING OUR 120-YEAR ANNIVERSARY
12:00 – 2:00 p.m. • UIndy Hall
Join our campus community as Dr. Michael G. Cartwright presents “What were they thinking?” with responses from 4-5 persons from UIndy alumni, faculty, and staff about “What Are We Thinking?” – Office of University Mission co-sponsored with the UIndy Saga in the 21st Century Project.
Note: Please be aware that the University of Indianapolis will capture video during Homecoming events using drone technology and traditional video cameras. Your participation in these events serves to acknowledge your acceptance of this activity and understanding that no compensation, monetary or otherwise, will be provided to anyone in attendance as part of this activity. Additionally, attendance at Homecoming gives the University of Indianapolis permission to record, publish, reproduce and distribute for publication your image for purposes of University advertising and promotion. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.