Alumni and friends gathered for Homecoming

Homecoming 2019 events

Events are alcohol-free unless marked by an asterisk.

Monday, Oct. 7

Stomp the Yard
Gardner Theatre in the Jean Hower Taber Student Union
7 p.m.
Attend a viewing of "Stomp the Yard" hosted by the Black Excellence Commission and Student Life.

Tuesday, Oct. 8

Wild n Out
EJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall
8 p.m.
A comedy show featuring stand-up by Rip Michael, Nate Jackson and Burpie, with an interactive portion for students followed by a meet and greet. Must have valid Zip Card.

Wednesday, Oct. 9

Cookout on The University of Akron campusCookout on Coleman
Coleman Common
5 – 7 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 10

Pep Rally
Jean Hower Taber Student Union
12:30-1:30 p.m.

An Akron soccer player throws in a ballWomen’s soccer – Akron vs. Ohio University
FirstEnergy Stadium
7 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 11

Women’s volleyball – Akron vs. Ohio University
James A. Rhodes Arena
7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 12

A runner in our Homecoming 5KUA Homecoming 5K and 1 Mile Run/Walk
8 a.m.

Official Homecoming Tailgate *
Noon – 3 p.m.

Akron Zips can koozieBefore the big game, join us at the Official Homecoming Tailgate located in Lot 10. Admission is free!

Gather with fellow Zips in a family friendly atmosphere with food trucks, inflatables, games, music and fun. Then, cheer the Akron Blue & Gold to victory as they #BeatKent.

Purchase tickets to the Zips football game and use BEATKENT19 as the promo code to receive a free Akron Zips can koozie, pictured at right. Your koozie will be available for pick up at the tailgate check-in before the game.

A Zips football helmetFootball - Akron vs. Kent
InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field
3:30 p.m.
Buy tickets

Women’s volleyball – Akron vs. Kent
James A. Rhodes Arena
7 p.m.

An Akron soccer player on the fieldMen’s soccer – Akron vs. Bowling Green
FirstEnergy Stadium
7 p.m.