Ohio University Homecoming 2017

Homecoming Parade

OHIO Homecoming Week Scheduled for October 2-7, 2017

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
(Credit Ohio University Alumni Association)

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

11:30 a.m. – Paint the Town (Office Included) Green

During Homecoming Week, the Student Alumni Board (SAB) and Campus Involvement Center (CIC) will partner with local businesses and university departments in a decorating contest to spread Bobcat spirit. Organizations can get creative about how they spread the Bobcat Spirit! Paint a window or decorate the office in OHIO’s green and white! Prizes for both local businesses and university departments will be awarded!

Thursday, October 5, 2017

8:00 a.m. – Ohio University Archives Annual Homecoming Display at Alden Library

University Archives will once again be doing the Homecoming display on the 4th floor of Alden Library! The 2017 display will consist of 19 tables loaded up with original, primary historic materials which help to tell Ohio University’s unique and fascinating story, especially from the students’ perspectives. Featured in the display will be student newspapers, photographs, sports programs, maps, catalogs, student publications such as the Green Goat, yearbooks, scrapbooks, and student handbooks and other Ohio University memorabilia—some of it dating back to the 19th century. Colorful posters representing over 90 years of university events and created in a variety of ways including slick publicity posters and student stenciled signs will provide backdrop for the display. We hope you will visit our display this Homecoming and return for future years!

8:30 p.m. – Yell Like Hell Pep Rally at Baker University Center Parking Lot

One of our best-attended signature Homecoming events, this year’s Pep Rally will feature the Marching 110 and The Singing Men of Ohio. Help ramp up Bobcat spirit in anticipation of Saturday’s matchup against Central Michigan, and collect unique OHIO giveaways!

Friday, October 6, 2017

8:00 a.m. – Ohio University Archives Annual Homecoming Display at Alden Library

University Archives will once again be doing the Homecoming display on the 4th floor of Alden Library! The 2017 display will consist of 19 tables loaded up with original, primary historic materials which help to tell Ohio University’s unique and fascinating story, especially from the students’ perspectives. Featured in the display will be student newspapers, photographs, sports programs, maps, catalogs, student publications such as the Green Goat, yearbooks, scrapbooks, and student handbooks and other Ohio University memorabilia—some of it dating back to the 19th century. Colorful posters representing over 90 years of university events and created in a variety of ways including slick publicity posters and student stenciled signs will provide backdrop for the display. We hope you will visit our display this Homecoming and return for future years!

2:00 p.m. – Campus Tours at Konneker Alumni Center

Back on campus for Homecoming and want to see what’s new? Want to visit your favorite spots? Go on a campus tour! Students from Student Alumni Board will host returning Bobcats on 45-60 minute campus tours to remember the old and visit the new. Tours begin and end at Konneker Alumni Center.

5:00 p.m. – Historical Hayrides at The Ridges

Join us for the annual Historical Hayrides at the Ridges on Friday night of Homecoming. Included with your registration is a Homecoming 2017 reusable mug and hot chocolate.

5:30 p.m. – Ohio University Alumni Association’s Annual Awards Gala at Baker Ballroom

Join the Ohio University Alumni Association Board of Directors and Ohio University Intercollegiate Athletics as we celebrate the achievements of some of the University’s most outstanding alumni and friends at the 2017 Alumni Awards Gala. The black-tie reception and dinner program will be hosted at Baker University Center Ballroom.

6:00 p.m. – Visit Your Residence Hall

Enjoy your visit back to campus by visiting your former residence hall while you’re in town! Registrants will meet at the Living Learning Center (111 South Green Drive) at 6 pm before traveling to a green of their choosing. When registering for this event, please select the residence hall you would like to visit. Please note that this tour will cover the building and common areas but will not include individual rooms or residence hallways. Registration is required and will close Wednesday, September 27.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

8:00 a.m. – Ohio University Archives Annual Homecoming Display at Alden Library

University Archives will once again be doing the Homecoming display on the 4th floor of Alden Library! The 2017 display will consist of 19 tables loaded up with original, primary historic materials which help to tell Ohio University’s unique and fascinating story, especially from the students’ perspectives. Featured in the display will be student newspapers, photographs, sports programs, maps, catalogs, student publications such as the Green Goat, yearbooks, scrapbooks, and student handbooks and other Ohio University memorabilia—some of it dating back to the 19th century. Colorful posters representing over 90 years of university events and created in a variety of ways including slick publicity posters and student stenciled signs will provide backdrop for the display. We hope you will visit our display this Homecoming and return for future years!

10:00 a.m. – Homecoming Parade at Union Street, Court Street

It’s that time, Bobcats! Come out for the 2017 Homecoming Parade! Sponsored by the Campus Involvement Center, you’ll see spirited floats, banners and displays representing both the University and the surrounding community.

11:30 a.m. – Bobcat Bash at Pepsi Tailgreat Park

Get pumped for OHIO to take on Central Michigan at our annual Bobcat Bash while mingling with a few hundred of your closest Bobcat friends! Enjoy music, picnic food, beverages (including beer and wine) family-friendly games and OHIO giveaways for one price.

12:00 p.m. – College of Business Homecoming Tailgate at Pepsi Tailgreat Park

Please register today and join us for pre-game fun, food and beverages. Be sure to register by October 4. For any questions please contact Kay Sutphin at vujaklij@ohio.edu. Go Bobcats!

2:00 p.m. – OHIO vs. Central Michigan at Peden Stadium

For Homecoming 2017 game tickets visit the OHIO Athletics website or reserve your tickets by calling (800) 575-2287.

Hotel Availabilities will be posted here soon!

 

Find more information regarding Homecoming HERE.