2017 Homecoming Schedule


By Brooke Eberle, Special Sections Editor


Lunch on the Quad

11:30 a.m.

Anniversary Plaza


Homecoming Comedy Show

7 p.m.

Anniversary Plaza (Rain location: Illini Union I-Rooms)


Illinois Spirit Day

All day


Homecoming BBQ and Showcase

4-6 p.m.

Washington Park


Black Power on Campus: The University of Illinois 1965–1975 Lecture

7-8:30 p.m.

Main Library, Room 200


Illini Block Party

5-6 p.m.

Along Parade Route

2017 Library Friends Homecoming Watch Parade

5:30 p.m.

Parking Lot E3 (Main Library)

Homecoming Parade

6-7 p.m.


Homecoming Pep Rally

7-8 p.m.

Main Quad (Rain location: Foellinger)

Illinois Bands Homecoming Concert

7:30 p.m.

Foellinger Great Hall, KCPA

Campus Observatory Open House

8-10 p.m.

Campus Observatory, south end of Quad

Comedian Trevor Noah

8 p.m.

State Farm Center


Illinois vs. Wisconsin Football Game

11 a.m.

Memorial Stadium

Homecoming Business Bash

11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Lot 31, west of Memorial Stadium

Department of Mathematics Homecoming Party

2-4 p.m.

Tent outside of Altgeld Hall

Natural History Building Open House

2-4 p.m.

Natural History Building

University of Illinois vs. Penn State Women’s Volleyball

7 p.m.

Huff Hall

African American Homecoming Late Night Dance

11 p.m.

Campus Recreation Center East