Join us for NIU’s 107th Homecoming! Meet up with friends old and new in the exciting home-game atmosphere of Alumni Village, featuring DJ Travis, and catch an up-close performance by the Huskie Marching Band before watching our Huskies claim victory over the Akron Zips.
Friday, October 11, 2013
5:30 pm: Homecoming Parade, location TBD
5:30 to 6:45 pm: Hall of Fame Induction Cocktail Reception, Capitol Room, Holmes Student Center
Hosted by the NIU Alumni Association. For complimentary tickets, call 815-753-1923 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
7 to 9 pm: 35th Anniversary Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies, Duke Ellington Ballroom, Holmes Student Center
Featuring anniversary tributes to 1963, 1983, and 2003 football teams. For complimentary tickets, call 815-753-1923 or e-mail email@example.com
7 pm: Bon Fire & Pep Rally – parking lot A, behind the Engineering Building
Saturday, October 12, 2013
7:45 am: Homecoming 5K – Student Recreation Center
11 am to noon: Dedication of 1963 College Division National Championship plaque, southwest plaza, Huskie Stadium
Sponsored by the NIU Alumni Association. No ticket required.
12:30 pm: Tailgating in Alumni Village – food, fun, and more!
Stop by the Barsema Alumni & Visitors Center to pick up a copy of NIU Football and have it signed by the author!
Class of 1963 graduates: Come back for your 50th anniversary Homecoming weekend! There will be a special display of memorabilia from your class at the alumni tent in Alumni Village. There will also be a reserved table for you to reconnect with former classmates and socialize. Come by and reminisce!
4 pm: NIU Huskie Football vs. Akron Zips – Huskie Stadium
Get your tickets for the game.