Sept. 30 - Oct. 5

100 Years of Homecoming: Montana Forever 1919-2019

Please note the 2019 Homecoming Parade application will be available online Monday, July 8.

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

Each year, 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, Homecoming Parade, Homecoming Tailgate and the Homecoming football game.

This year's game against Idaho State University will take place Saturday, Oct. 5, with all of your favorite UMAA-sponsored events beginning Monday, Sept. 30.

Please note that times and events are subject to change. Check back frequently for updates or call 1-877-UM-ALUMS.

Future Homecoming dates:

Sept 26 Cal Poly

Oct 2 Northern Arizona

Monday, Sept. 30

6-7 p.m.
Homecoming Kickoff Celebration, Southgate Mall – JC Penny Court

Tuesday, Oct. 1

1 p.m.
Hello Walk painting, sidewalk in front of Turner Hall

Thursday, Oct. 3

10 a.m.
UM Front Desk decorating contest judging

5 p.m.
Homecoming Buffet Dinner, Food Zoo in the Lommasson Center; Open to the public

5-7 p.m.
Homecoming Griz on Tap Social, Location TBD

Friday, Oct. 4

8 a.m.-1 p.m.
House of Delegates annual meeting

9:30 a.m.-noon
Montana Treasures Alumni Reunion Tour

Montana Treasures Alumni Reunion Lunch

5:30 p.m.
Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony and reception, University Center Ballroom

8 p.m.
Yell Night Pep Rally on the Oval and lighting of the M

Saturday, Oct. 5

8:30-10 a.m.
SAE Annual Pancake Breakfast, 1120 Gerald Avenue. Open to all Greek alums, come have breakfast and then watch the parade

9:45 a.m.
12th annual Homecoming Hustle 5K Race, start at Higgins and Broadway

10 a.m.
UM Homecoming Parade, along Higgins and University avenues

Noon-2 p.m.
All-Alumni Homecoming Tailgate, lot 2 in the River Bowl North

2 p.m.
Homecoming Football Game: Montana Grizzlies vs. Idaho State Bengals

6-9 p.m.
Montana Treasures Alumni Reunion Dinner

Sunday, Oct. 6

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


University of Montana Alumni
University of Montana – Office of the President