2017 Homecoming Week Festivities!

Camille Garcia
10/25/2017 12:49:19 PM

What better way to celebrate the halfway point of the semester than with some Illini spirit?! October means two things on the UIUC campus: an inability to walk the main quad without seeing someone in a flannel and HOMECOMING WEEK! Stay tuned and find out what amazing Illini sponsored events are available to students this weekend only!

Friday, Oct. 27 @ 5pm - Illini Block Party
Sponsored by the Student Alumni Ambassadors and located along the parade route -- come out and enjoy some fun and games before heading over to watch the Homecoming Parade! 
Friday, Oct. 27 @ 6pm - Homecoming Parade
Located in the heart of Campustown and sponsored by the Panhellenic system -- be sure to stop by and collect some giveaways as the magic of Homecoming Week only begins!
Friday, Oct. 27 @ 7pm - Homecoming Pep Rally
Sponsored by the Student Alumni Ambassadors and located on the Main Quad (rain location: Foellinger) -- bring some friends, some blankets, and kick back while watching the Homecoming slide show and listening to the UIUC marching band play. Maybe even see some cool baton twirling tricks! 
Friday, Oct. 27 @ 8pm - Campus Observatory Open House
Sponsored by the Department of Astronomy and located at the Campus Observatory at the South end of the Quad -- be sure to stop by anytime between 8pm-10pm to check out the beautiful autumn sky through the Observatory’s historic 12-inch Brashear telescope!
Saturday, Oct. 28 @ 11am - Illinois vs. Wisconsin Football Game
Although the game starts at 11am, grab some friends, family, and cornhole and head out to Grange Grove to begin the tailgating at a fresh 8am! To purchase tickets, visit
Saturday, Oct. 28 @ 7pm - Illinois vs. Penn State Women’s Volleyball
Sponsored by the Homecoming Committee, come out to Huff Hall at 7pm for an amazing game between two leading conference teams! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit


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