U of M Homecoming..

It’s Homecoming Week at the University of Memphis!  It’s a special time for alumni to return to campus and for current students to celebrate all that is great about our school.

Here are some events you won’t want to miss:

  • Homecoming Pep Rally  –  Friday, October 19 at 6:30 on the Student Plaza (by the fountain!).  Special guests include President Raines, Tammy Hedges (alumni director) and Coach Fuente.  Free food and beverages provided.
  • Homecoming  Alumni Step Show  –  Friday, October 19 immediately following the Pep Rally in the Elma Roane Field House.  Doors open at 7:30.  Proceeds benefit the Luther C. McClellan Scholarship Fund.  Pre-sale tickets will be available in the Rose Theater Box Office for $10 on the following dates:

–          Wednesday, October 17, 11:00-1:00

–          Thursday, October 18, 11:00-1:00

–          Friday, October 19, 11:00-1:00

Tickets will be $15 at the door or $10 for FAM (Future Alumni Association)/Alumni Association members (must present ID)

  • All Greek Step Show  –  Saturday, October 20 from 1:00-4:00 in the Rose Theater.  Tickets are available between 10:00-1:00 in the UC Lobby on Wednesday and Thursday.   $5 in advance;  $10 at the door.

For information on additional student Homecoming activities taking place this week, click on the following link:  http://www.memphis.edu/sac/homecoming.php

For a complete schedule of alumni activities and events, click on the following link:  Memphis.edu/alumni/homecoming.php

Homecoming Football Game:   University of Memphis vs. Central Florida, 7:00 at the Liberty Bowl.  Free to all U of M students with a valid university ID.  The first 3,000 students through the Student Gate will receive a free University of Memphis rally towel !!

  • Student Gate:  All students must enter the Liberty Bowl through the Student Gate (Gate 6).  A valid university t ID card is required.  If your ID is damaged, you can get a free replacement at the Campus Card Office (5th floor of Wilder Tower) during regular office hours (8:00-4:30, M-F).
  • Student Parking/Tailgating Lot:  Those wishing to tailgate at the Liberty Bowl can pick up a free parking pass at the Information Desk in the University Center starting at noon on Wednesday, October 17.  There are 300 passes available – first come, first served.  Food and beverages will be provided, along with your favorite music!
  • Football Shuttles:   There will be free shuttle service to and from the Liberty Bowl, departing from the Central Avenue parking lot.  Shuttle service begins at 5:00 and will run continuously until one hour after the end of the game.  The shuttle will drop you off and pick you up directly in front of the Student Gate.
  • Guest Tickets:  Students may purchase guest tickets for the football game (limit 2) at the Bursar’s Office anytime this week during regular hours (8:00-4:30).  Guest tickets may also be purchased at the Student Gate (Gate 6) on game day.  Price is $7 ($5 for the guest of a part-time student).  Student ID required.

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