Homecoming Kick-Off Pep Rally
5:00pm – 8:00pm/Lynn Eusan Park
Bring your Cougar spirit to Lynn Eusan Park for this awesome pep rally. Join the Spirit of Houston, football team, Spirit Cup participants, and your fellow COOGs for music, giveaways, food and fun! Also, don’t miss the announcement of the 2015 Homecoming Court!
Spirt Day CAN-struction with the Metropolitan Volunteer Program
4:00pm – 6:00pm/Student Center South Lawn
Homecoming is giving back to the community with MVP. As a part of the Spirit Cup Competition (SCC), groups will gather can goods, and create a sculpture that will be judged for the SCC.
Block Party with the Residence Hall Association
5:00pm – 7:30pm/Student Center Plaza
You’ve never experienced a party like this! Come and show your Cougar Spirit, wear red and get fed, and interact with your fellow COOGs while listening to good tunes and playing awesome games!
UH Alumni Celebrity Golf Classic
11:00am/Quail Valley Golf Course
Time to hit the links in support of the University, alumni programs and scholarships. Registration begins at 9:00am. Shotgun start at 11:00am. Registration Information
12:00pm – 2:00pm/Student Center Houston Room
Get ready to spend time with friends while stuffing your very own COOG! There will be many choices of stuffed animals for you to choose from, but supplies are limited. So be sure to arrive early and bring your Cougar ID.
4:00pm – 8:00pm/Campus Recreation Center
Come and cheer on the Spirit Cup competitors as they race to show their Cougar Pride! UH groups from all around the university will participate in various challenges that showcase the groups’ physical and mental prowess!
UH Silent Disco and Glowcade
7:00pm – 10:00pm/Student Center Houston Room
Come out and enjoy the Homecoming Board's first ever SILENT DISCO and Glowcade Party. All your favorite games now GLOW! Light up your night with mini golf, foosball, ping pong, shuffleboard, Frisbee golf, volleyball, carnival games, oxygen bar, and casino tables. Then two DJ's will compete to take the crowd which side will you choose?
Strut Your Stuff
5:00pm – 7:00pm/Student Center Houston Room
Come and support your fellow COOGs as they strut their stuff in our annual campus wide talent show! Strut Your Stuff is for individuals, groups, and campus organizations to compete for trophies and showcase what they can do!
Mum Making 101 with the Council of Ethnic Organizations
7:00pm – 10:00pm/Student Center Legacy Lounge
Be part of a tradition that can trace its roots back to 1901. The homecoming mum is an exciting interactive past time for students in Southern schools. Join the Homecoming Court and CEO to build your own mum and wear it on game day to show support the Cougars as they take on Cincinnati.
Rock the Campus, sponsored by the Metropolitan Volunteer Program
9:00am – 3:00pm/Butler Plaza
Join MVP as we clean up campus, participate in gardening and landscaping projects, and other on campus service projects. Afterwards, come to Lynn Eusan Park for music and lunch! All volunteers will receive a free T-shirt for participating in the event. You can pre-register online or on-site.
50th Year Class Reunion
11:30am – 1:00pm/Alumni Center O'Quinn Great Hall
4:00pm – 6:00pm/UH Alumni Center, 3402 Cullen Blvd
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Young Alumni Association Network Reception
5:30pm – 7:30pm/Calhoun's Rooftop, 4701 Calhoun Rd. #200
Highlighting the UH classes of 2005 and 2010. Cost $10.00 per person (includes appetizers) Registration Information
Homecoming Fiesta with Frontier Fiesta
5:00pm – 7:00pm/TDECU Stadium Tailgating Area
This event will feature carnival games, live music, free food, fireworks! All of this will happen right before the Homecoming Concert. Come and enjoy with friends, as we close out Homecoming Week.
2015 Homecoming Concert with Lupe Fiasco and Wale sponsored by SPB
8:00pm – 11:00pm/Holfheinz Pavilion
Homecoming week will end with a bang when rappers Lupe Fiasco and Wale perform for this year’s Varsity Red Homecoming concert. Fiasco is a Chicago-born rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur who rose to fame in 2006 with after his successful album “Lupe Fiasco’s Food and Liquor,” which received four Grammy Award nominations. Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, or Wale, is an American rapper from Washington D.C. who became a prominent artist after his successful “Dig Dug (Shake It)” became a hit back home. For ticket prices and additional info, visit uh.edu/spb. Doors open at 7:00pm.
Party on the Plaza
4 hours before kickoff/TDECU Stadium Tailgating Area
Due to the overwhelming response received this season at Party on the Plaza, UHAA will now require registration for entrance to the biggest tailgate on campus. Registration Information
Cheer on the COOGs as they fight against Cincinnati, and see the Homecoming King and Queen crowning at half-time! This will be one for the books!