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UIS Homecoming Weekend

Updated: Wednesday, October 2 2013, 09:57 AM CDT

Friday October 4

Make Your Mark — All Day — UIS Campus

Spirit Games — 11am to 1pm — UIS Campus

U-Help, I-Help Springfield Service Event — 9am to 2pm (shifts available)

Sponsored by the UI Alumni Association and the Volunteer & Civic Engagement Center

Homecoming Parade — 4:15pm — UIS Campus

Come on out to see UIS pride in this year’s Homecoming Parade. For registration and more information see the Homecoming Parade page.

Homecoming BBQ — 4:45pm — South Quad

Enjoy food, fun and a family atmosphere. UIS students and registered Family Weekend participants FREE.  Others $10 which includes admission to the Women’s and Men’s Soccer games and fireworks following the game.

UIS Women’s Soccer Game vs. St. Joseph’s  — 5pm — Kiwanis Stadium

UIS Men’s Soccer Game vs. St. Joseph’s  — 7:30pm — Kiwanis Stadium (firework display to follow game)

Saturday October 5th

Homecoming 5K Run/Walk — 9:00am — TRAC

For registration information, go to the Rec Sports website

Comedy Juggler Nicholas Pike — 1:00pm — Brookens Auditorium

Nick, originally from Great Britain, is now based in Myrtle Beach South Carolina. In 2010 he was featured on America’s Got Talent, making it through 70,000 people and into the top 48 acts. Nick performed 3 rounds for the celebrity panel Howie Mandel, Sharon Osbourne and Piers Morgan. Performing on stage with Nick Cannon, his final routine was broadcast live to over 20 million viewers.

UIS Points of Pride Tours — 1 to 3pm — All tours begin at the UIS Colonnade
Participants may participate in one, or all, of the following tours:

A Historical Look Back at UIS; Backstage at the Sangamon Auditorium; Science & the Observatory at UIS; Technology at UIS
Tours will begin every half hour and will leave from the Colonnade.

Student/Alumni/Faculty/Staff Basketball Game — 3:00pm — TRAC

Join us in cheering for UIS, both past and present with a friendly game of basketball. A young tradition in the Homecoming schedule, this will be the 6th Student/Alumni/Faculty/Staff Basketball Game. Watch as the Students take on Alumni/Faculty/Staff to see who will take home bragging rights this year. Admission is free. Interested in participating? Contact Grant Johnson,

Homecoming Dance — 9:30pm — SLB Gym

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Student Life

    Phone: (217) 206-6665

UIS Homecoming Weekend

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