Celebrate tradition: Homecoming offers fun for all ages

September 18, 2015

UM-Dearborn Homecoming Victors Fun Night

Families celebrate Homecoming during the annual Victors Fun Night.

Faculty, staff and students are working to plan a number of fun and exciting activities to celebrate University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Homecoming, October 8-10, 2015. This year’s Homecoming promises to have something for everyone and all are invited to attend the activities. Please visit umdearborn.edu/alumnihomecoming for more information.

In true maize and blue spirit, the annual Victors Fun Night will have excitement and games for the entire family. In a spirited atmosphere set inside UM-Dearborn’s Fieldhouse, the evening's activities will include dodge ball, rock wall climbing, volleyball, crafts, a life-size Jenga, ping pong, foosball, food, refreshments and activities geared for children of all ages. Take this opportunity to connect with your family at UM-Dearborn. You can RSVP for Victors Fun Night at umdearborn.edu/victors_fun_night/.

Staying true to tradition, signature UM-Dearborn events will continue at Homecoming this year. Students will lace up their cleats and compete against alumni on the gridiron during the Maize and Blue Bowl. And alumni hockey players will take to the ice during the always-anticipated Alumni Hockey Game.

Click on the events below for more information about UM-Dearborn’s Homecoming activities.

October 8
CECS Showcase Alumni Reception
UM-Dearborn, IAVS, 5:00 p.m.

October 9
Alumni Difference Makers Awards
UM-Dearborn, Fairlane Center South, Michigan Rooms, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

50th Golden Jubilee Reunion
UM-Dearborn, Mardigian Library, Berkowitz Art Gallery, 6-8 p.m.

Victors Fun Night
UM-Dearborn, Fieldhouse, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Maize and Blue Bowl
UM-Dearborn campus, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Followed by alumni gathering at Bailey’s Dearborn

Alumni Hockey Game
UM-Dearborn, Fieldhouse ice arena, 8:30-10 p.m.
Followed by alumni gathering at Bailey’s Dearborn

COB Alumni Charity Wine Tasting and Silent Auction
UM-Dearborn campus, Fairlane Center North, Quad E, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

October 10
39th Annual Go Blue Tailgate
U-M, Oosterbaan Field House, 12:30 p.m.
Ticket purchase necessary

To learn more about Homecoming 2015, visit umdearborn.edu/alumnihomecoming, or contact Alumni Relations at 313-593-5131 or umdalumni@umd.umich.edu.