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.

Registration Requested for the Alumni Employee Homecoming Kick-off Celebration

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.

Registration Requested for the Chapel Dedication

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.

Registration Required for Sue Willey Court Dedication

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.

Registration Required for the Class of 1972 Reunion 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.

Registration Required for the Phylis Lan Lin Social Work Department 25th Anniversary

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.

Registration Required for the Hound Hustle 5K Run/Walk

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.

Registration Required for the 50-year Club Breakfast

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.

Registration Requested for Coffee with the New Alumni Director

PRESIDENT’S LUNCH

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.

Registration Requested for the President’s Lunch

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.

Registration Requested for Alumni Choir Rehearsal

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 mwestra@uindy.edu.

Registration Requested for Alumni Music Recital

TAILGATE TOWN

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 mdonovan@uindy.edu.

Join the Krannert School of PT for a fun tailgate party in Tailgate Town!

Registration Requested for Krannert School of PT Tailgate Party

BLOCK PARTY

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.

Effective August 2020, a clear bag policy is required for entry to Key Stadium. Clear totes may not exceed 12"x6"x12". Small clutch purse may not exceed 4.5"x6.5". Totes are available for purchase at houndgear.com Exceptions will be made for diaper bags (child must be present) and fo medically necessary items. They will be inspected.

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.

Registration Requested for the Founders Day Presentation

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.