It's a great year to come home to Akron on Saturday, Oct. 3, and watch your Akron Zips take on the Ohio Bobcats at 2 p.m. Consider arriving early on campus to walk the brick pathways from your days here.

Then, get to InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field before kickoff to catch the marching band and the pregame festivities. It's a great year to come home to Akron!



Our special alumni offer to you


Attend the alumni tailgate at ZipsFest, from Noon to 2 p.m., located on Vine Street, between InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field and the Stile Athletics Field House. Attendees will receive a free commemorative UA alumni cup (pictured), food, with soft drinks and beer available, while supplies last.


Purchase a discounted General Admission ticket for just $8, with no additional service fees. Receive a hot dog, chips, and 24 oz. drink, free.


To receive your special alumni offer and watch the Akron Zips take on OU, call the ticket office at 888-99-AKRON (25766) Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and mention the "Alumni Ticket Deal." Or, stop by the Athletics ticket office located at the corner of E. Exchange and S. Union Streets.


Other Homecoming activities

Tuesday, Sept. 29: Sidewalk Chalk Decorating
Chalk your Akron pride from Noon to 1 p.m. outside of the Student Union. Top two designers will receive a gift card.

Thursday, Oct. 1: Akron Pride & Pizza
Student wearing Akron apparel can stop by the Trapezoid Lounge on the 2nd floor of the Student Union from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for free pizza!

Friday, Oct. 2: Homecoming Dance, 8-11:30 p.m.
The dance will take place in the Student Union Grand Ballroom. Tickets are $12 pre-sale, or $15 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at the Information Center on the 1st floor of the Student Union. There will be food, a live DJ, a photo booth, and the revealing of the 2015 Homecoming King & Queen.

Also see

Alumni Association

Roo Crew

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