Faculty Staff Picnic | Homecoming 2013

UA has a giant thank you planned for all you do to provide transformational experiences for our students.

You, your family members and friends are invited to enjoy a picnic meal and a wide variety of activities in the Zips Fest area on Coleman Common on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 11:45 to 1:45 p.m.

The Homecoming Game will follow at 2 p.m. at InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field, when the Zips take on Ohio University. All employees are encouraged to submit photos of their family and friends showing their support for the Zips to homecoming@uakron.edu or on twitter @uakronalumni.

A special price, just for you

Cost of the event is $10 per person (adults and children) for General Admission and includes:

  • Admission to the tailgate area, including a meal and beverages
  • Admission to the football game
  • T-Shirt
  • Prize drawing
  • Games and activities
  • Free parking in the parking decks on Exchange Street (with valid UA permit)

Tables and chairs will be provided, but please plan to bring additional lawn chairs and/or blankets to enjoy the picnic with your family and friends!

To purchase tickets

You must call ext. 6920 or visit the Chima Athletics Ticket Office (located at Gate 1 of InfoCision Stadium – Summa Field) between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays.

Faculty and staff who are alumni are invited to sit with the Alumni Association in General Admission Section 109.

Schedule of events

11:45 a.m. - Roo Walk on Vine Street. Greet the Zips as they arrive!
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
- Faculty & Staff Picnic on Coleman Common
Noon to 1:45 p.m.
- Zips Fest on Vine Street
2 p.m.
- Zips Football vs. Ohio at InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field

Those interested in attending the Zips Men's Soccer match vs. Hartwick need to purchase tickets online or through Athletics.

Season ticket holders

Faculty and staff with Zips Football season tickets may contact the ticket office by October 1 to request FREE tickets to the pregame tailgate area.