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TWO UA TRADITIONS, ONE GREAT WEEKEND

HOMECOMING AND FAMILY WEEKEND

OCT. 5-7, 2018



Alumni Tailgate

SOLD OUT

Still want to join us for the Pre-game Party in Lot 10 and football game?

The Akron Athletics $15 ticket package offer includes:

  • A general admission ticket to the Akron vs. Miami football game at 3:30 p.m.
  • $5 Concessions voucher*
  • Gameday Giveaway item*
  • Pre-game party in Lot 10 is still open!

Purchase online now
 
Use promo code: HOMECOMING18

or call
888-99-AKRON(25766)

*$15 price good through 5 p.m. ET Oct. 5 for orders placed by phone, or 11:59 p.m. ET Oct. 5 for online orders. Concessions voucher and giveaway item must be picked up on gameday at Guest Services inside Gate 2. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets sold gameday start at $20 and include only a game ticket.

 

Akron vs. Miami
InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field
Saturday, Oct. 6, 3:30 p.m.

 
Zips football player running
 
Logo for the University's homecoming

Homecoming and Family Weekend

Family Weekend activities

Visit your student and enjoy activities for all ages – a carnival, pumpkin painting, trivia, bingo, a service project and more!

Family Weekend activities and registration

Homecoming activities

Monday, Oct. 1

Men’s soccer: Zips vs. Syracuse
FirstEnergy Stadium-Cub Cadet Field
7 p.m.

Personacards
Rob’s Dining Hall
3:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Students can stop by to get customized greeting cards. Sponsored by Residence Hall Program Board.

Tuesday, Oct. 2

Matteo Lane & Fortune Feimster 
EJ Thomas Hall
8 p.m.
Sponsored by Zips Programming Network

Wednesday, Oct. 3

Cookout on Coleman Common
5 – 9 p.m.
Students, staff, and faculty are invited to enjoy music and entertainment, hot dogs, chips and cotton candy, plus s’mores.

Thursday, Oct. 4

Pep Rally
Coleman Common
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Students, staff and faculty are encouraged to join members of the marching band and Coach Bowden to gear up for Saturday’s game! Snow cones, popcorn and more!

Women in Engineering's 25th Anniversary Gala
InfoCision Stadium 
5:30 p.m. cocktails, 6 p.m. dinner
Reserve your seat.

A Night of Celebration with Jared Embick and Caleb Porter
For ticket information, contact Anthony Henderson at 330-972-7117 or ahender@uakron.edu.
InfoCision Stadium, 7th Floor
6 p.m.

Women’s volleyball: Zips vs. Buffalo
James A. Rhodes Arena
7 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 5

Brew with a Roo
Thirsty Dog, Brewery Tasting Room (cash only)
529 Grant St., Akron (see on map)
5-8 p.m.
All are welcome. Family weekend guests can use their commemorative pint glass and enjoy any pint for $5. Sponsored by ZipAssist.

Family Fun Carnival
Rec Center
6-8 p.m.
This event is open to all UA students and families registered for Family Weekend.

ZPN movie series: “Incredibles 2”
Student Union Theater
8 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 6

8th Annual UA5K Homecoming Run & Walk
Register
InfoCision Stadium
8 a.m.

Pre-game party – Purchase tickets and use promo code HOMECOMING18
Free admission to all students.
Lot 10
Noon – 3 p.m.

Homecoming Game: Akron Zips vs. Miami RedHawks
InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field
3:30 p.m.

Brew with a Roo
Thirsty Dog, Brewery Tasting Room (cash only)
529 Grant St., Akron (see on map)
2-8 p.m.
All are welcome. Family weekend guests can use their commemorative pint glass and enjoy any pint for $5. Sponsored by ZipAssist.

Women’s volleyball: Zips vs. Toledo
James A. Rhodes Arena
7 p.m.

ZPN Movie Series: “Incredibles 2”
Student Union Theater
8 p.m.

All week!

Show your Zips pride and do good! Students will receive a Zips bammie (multi-use article of headwear that can be worn as a bandana, scarf, headband, etc.) in exchange for canned good donation – while supplies last. Drop off at Center for Service and Leadership in the Student Union. Sponsored by Campus Programs, serveAkron and Fraternity & Sorority Life.