Homecoming 2018 - Montana Strong

The University of Montana's Homecoming is a festive week for alumni, friends, students and community members.

Countless alumni return to campus to take part in the traditional Homecoming festivities, including the Hello Walk, Distinguished Alumni Award ceremony, Yell Night Pep Rally, All-Alumni Social and Dance, Homecoming Parade, Homecoming Tailgate and the Homecoming football game!

This year's game against Portland State University will take place Saturday, October 6, 2018, with all of your favorite UMAA sponsored events beginning Sunday, September 30.

Future Homecoming dates: 2019 – October 5 - Homecoming Centennial

Schedule of Events for Homecoming 2018


Tuesday, Oct. 2

11 a.m - 1 p.m. — Hello Walk painting, sidewalk in front of Turner Hall  

Wednesday, Oct. 3

10 a.m.-12 p.m. — UM Campus Department decorating contest judging
2:30-5 p.m. —Greek House decorating contest

Thursday, Oct. 4 

1-4:30 p.m. — House of Delegates annual meeting, Presidents Room in Brantly Hall
5 p.m. — Homecoming Buffet Dinner, Food Zoo in the Lommasson Center; Open to the public, Cost is $8.40 per person
5-7 p.m. — House of Delegates Social, Canyon Club

Friday, Oct. 5

8 a.m.-12 p.m. — House of Delegates annual meeting at the Missoula Holiday Inn
10:30 a.m. — 30 th Annual Alumni Band Reunion Warm Welcome, Music Bldg Rm 105  
10:30 a.m. — UM Alumni Band Reunion Registration, Music Bldg. Room 105
11:30 a.m. — Alpha Phi Luncheon, Jaker’s restaurant, for all Alpha Phi actives and alums. No reservations necessary
12 p.m. — Kappa Kappa Gamma Luncheon, 1005 Gerald Avenue, for all KKΓ activities and alums
Reservations (406) 273-2103 by 9/25
12-5 p.m. — Class of '68 gathering in the Presidents Room, Brantly Hall
12:15 p.m. — Alumni Band Reception, compliments of UM Alumni Association, Music Bldg Rm 105
5:30 p.m. — Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony and reception, University Center Ballroom
5:30-9:00 p.m. — UM Alumni Band "Annual Banquet," Holiday Inn Downtown Missoula, Ballroom
7 p.m.-12 a.m. — All-Alumni Social with UM Marching Band Holiday Inn Downtown Missoula
8 p.m. — Yell Night Pep Rally on the Oval and lighting of the M

Saturday, Oct. 6

8:30-10:30 a.m. — SAE Annual Pancake Breakfast, 1120 Gerald Avenue.  
9:45 a.m. — 11th annual Homecoming Hustle 5K Race, start at Higgins and Broadway
10 a.m. — UM Homecoming Parade, along Higgins and University avenues.
11 a.m.-1 p.m. —Alexander J Blewett School of Law Tailgate, School of Law Garlington, Lohn and Robinson Plaza
11 a.m.-1 p.m. — All-Alumni Homecoming Tailgate, lot 2 in the River Bowl North
TBD —Homecoming Football Game: Montana Grizzles vs. Portland State University 
3:30-5:30 p.m. —Sigma Chi Post-Game Reception, 1110 Gerald Avenue

Sunday, Oct. 7

10 a.m.-4 p.m. — UMAA Board of Directors meeting, Missoula

Monday, Oct. 8

8 a.m.-4 p.m. — UMAA Board of Directors meeting, Missoula

Please note that this schedule is subject to change.

University of Montana Alumni
University of Montana – Office of the President
Mountain FM 102.5
Liberty Mutual
Holiday Inn Downtown Missoula