Homecoming

The ultimate Go Blue Go Dearborn Week 

Celebrate your home away from home this Homecoming! The Office of Student Life hosts several events throughout the week and will have something for everyone. Gather with alumni, fellow students, faculty, and staff as you celebrate your Dearborn Wolverine pride! 

Homecoming Traditions 

2024 Homecoming Schedule

Monday, September 9, 2024 

Cardboard Boat Races 1-2:30 pm at the Chancellors Pond 

Get involved by cheering on student organizations, athletic teams, and departments as they race across the pond, or compete by building a boat out of cardboard!
Teams will race in heats of 4 to 5 teams. The top finishers of each heat will compete in one final race to determine the winning team. The top finishers will receive prizes. 

Registration
Registration closes September 5th, 2024

Tuesday, September 10, 2024

Snacks and Skates 5-7 pm at the Fieldhouse Ice Arena 

Grab your skates and join in for free fun, family-friendly open-skate. Bring your own skates or borrow some for free. Skates are available on a first- come, first- served basis. 

Wednesday, September 11, 2024

Maize Fest 3-5 pm at the RUC Patio

A festival like none other! This year’s revamped Maize Fest will feature unique carnival games, prizes, activities, crafts, and free food. Whether you want to challenge your friends on the mechanical surfboard, get some airbrushed swag, or just enjoy some fun time with friends, Maize Fest is the event for you.

Maize and Blue Bowl 6:30 pm at the Fieldhouse Ice Area- Broomball 

Come and cheer on past and present Wolverines as they compete against each other in a fun athletic game for the Maize and Blue Trophy. Registration to play for students 

Homecoming Trivia Night  6:30 pm at Kochoff Hall C 

Grab a team of 4 and test your knowledge! Prizes will be awarded to the first-place team. This event is open to students and alumni.

Thursday, September 12, 2024

SAB Homecoming Dance 7-10 pm at UC Kochoff 

Be ready to bring your dance moves. This year, Homecoming Dance is a Bridgerton themed. You are invited to dance, eat food, and make memories. 

Friday, September 13, 2024 

Tailgate 5-6:45 pm at RUC Patio 

Enjoy the family-friendly campus tailgate with free food, prizes, lawn games, music, and more!

Women's Volleyball vs. Calumet College of St. Joseph's 7:00 pm Fieldhouse 

Come cheer on our Dearborn Wolverines! UM-Dearborn student admission is FREE with a UMICH ID present 

Saturday, September 14, 2024

Michigan vs. Arkansas State Football Game at noon at the Big House Stadium in Ann Arbor 

University of Michigan football takes on Arkansas State during the Homecoming football game. Tickets sold separately

Office of Student Life

2136 - James C. Renick University Center
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
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Office Hours

Sunday: Closed
Monday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: Closed