Written by Addison Campbell
We are excited to announce that the University of Indianapolis Homecoming 2023 and Family Weekend events are happening together this year! This allows even more exciting activities, from a virtual lunch with President Singh to a showdown between the Greyhounds and the William Jewell Cardinals. Come out and support your fellow Hounds in this year’s exciting events!
Wednesday, October 4
VIRTUAL ALUMNI LUNCH WITH PRESIDENT TANUJA SINGH
Noon – 1 p.m. • Virtual
Join President Tanuja Singh for a virtual lunch and enjoy an interactive conversation about UIndy, the fall semester, and the many exciting things ahead for our Greyhound community.
Friday, October 6
ART & DESIGN 100TH ANNIVERSARY GALLERY RECEPTION
5 – 7 p.m. • Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center
All alumni and friends are invited back to campus to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Art & Design department. Join the department in Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center for a faculty exhibition gallery reception and ceremony.
UINDY VOLLEYBALL VS. UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST. LOUIS
6 – 8 p.m. • Ruth Lilly Fitness Center
Cheer on your Greyhounds as the UIndy Volleyball team takes on the Tritons from University of Missouri – St. Louis.
GREYHOUND COOKOUT AND CORNHOLE
7 – 9 p.m. • Key Stadium
All students, alumni, and family members are invited to join us under the lights at Key Stadium. The cookout will feature alumnus DJ Iman ’16 ’18 and a cornhole competition.
Saturday, October 7
HOUND HUSTLE 5K RUN/WALK
8:00 a.m. Registration, 9:00 a.m. Start • Schwitzer Student Center
Start your Homecoming day with a fun run/walk through campus and the local neighborhood.
PRESIDENT’S LUNCH & PEP RALLY
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. • Good Hall Lawn
Join us for the annual President’s lunch, where we will help welcome the University’s 10th president, Dr. Tanuja Singh. Connect with current UIndy families, alumni and friends as we celebrate UIndy’s newest accomplishments and look to the future. We will close with a special pep rally to celebrate Greyhound student-athletes competing later that day.
$10/person to attend
ALUMNI HOUSE WELCOME CENTER
2 – 4 p.m. • Stierwalt Alumni House
The Stierwalt Alumni House is available for alumni to rest between festivities and visit with fellow alumni and Greyhound families. Light refreshments will be provided. This is also the location where golf carts will be picking up guests who want to take a campus tour.
ART & DESIGN OPEN HOUSE
2 – 4 p.m. • Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center and UIndy Art Annex
Stop by the Art & Design Annex and Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center to celebrate the Department of Art & Design’s 100th Anniversary! The Department will open our newly renovated spaces and studios to guests, ongoing activities (including Spin Art!), and a limited art sale featuring student works. Faculty and students will be in the studios to answer questions and help with activities.
UINDY VOLLEYBALL VS. MCKENDREE UNIVERSITY
3 – 5 p.m. • Ruth Lilly Fitness Center
Your Greyhound Volleyball team is back to take on the McKendree University Bearcats.
4:00 p.m. • Nicoson Parking Lot
All are invited to enjoy the festivities at the biggest tailgate of the year – enjoy music and more as you gear up for the big game. For tailgating, please contact Matt Donovan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ALUMNI AND FAMILY BLOCK PARTY
4 – 6 p.m. • UIndy Health Pavilion Parking Lot
Greyhounds of all ages are welcome to enjoy the annual Homecoming Block Party! Come hungry for a variety of food trucks while enjoying a variety of games, inflatables, entertainment and so much more.
UINDY FOOTBALL GAME vs. WILLIAM JEWELL CARDINALS
6:00 p.m. • Key Stadium
Don your favorite crimson and grey gear and help cheer the Greyhounds to victory over the Cardinals from William Jewell.
To purchase tickets, please visit athletics.uindy.edu.
To provide a safer environment for the public and to expedite fan entry into Key Stadium for Greyhound football, UIndy is also implementing a clear bag policy to limit the style and size of bags that may be brought into the stadium.