Homecoming 2014

Event Date

Thursday, November 6, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, November 8, 2014 (All day)


Eller College and UA
McClelland Hall, UA Mall, and Around Campus
Tucson, AZ 85721

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UA Homecoming!

Homecoming weekend — November 6-8, 2014 — is a great opportunity to celebrate our Eller College community and the University of Arizona.

Learn more about Homecoming activities offered by the Eller College and UA:

Thursday, November 6

Eller eventEller All-Class Reunion Breakfast Honoring the Class of '64 on Their 50th Reunion
8:30 - 10:00 a.m., McClelland Hall Room 208, Soldwedel Executive Education Center
Business & Public Administration and Eller College alumni from all class years are invited to join Dean Len Jessup for breakfast at McClelland Hall. Special guests include members of the Class of 1964 and alumni award honorees. Registration required.

Registration opens September 15.

Eller eventEller College Tours
10:15 - 11:15 a.m., McClelland Hall Estes Atrium
Tours will begin in the atrium of McClelland Hall and will be led by students who serve as Eller College Ambassadors.

Registration opens September 15.

Eller eventEller MBA All-Class Reunion Reception Honoring the Classes of 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, and 2009
6:00 p.m., Location TBD
Renew old friendships and build new ones at this Meet, Greet, and Mingle event for all MBA alumni and current MBA students. Registration required.

Registration opens September 15.

Eller eventSeminar: Professional Image Management, Presented by Eller Executive Education
6:00 - 7:00 p.m., McClelland Hall Room 208
Managing your professional image is one of the most important aspects of your professional life. This Eller Executive Education seminar led by Lehman Benson III, Associate Professor of Management and McCoy/Rogers Faculty Fellow, serves as a short introduction to professional image management. Topics include defining image management; understanding perception, attribution, and stewardship, and aligning your image with professional and personal aspirations. Registration required.

Registration opens September 15.


Friday, November 7

Eller eventEller Cup Golf Tournament, hosted by the Eller MBA Student Association
TBD Check-in, TBD Shotgun Start, The Lodge at Ventana Canyon
Join Eller MBA students, faculty, and alumni for a morning filled with golf, prizes, and fun followed by lunch at the beautiful Lodge at Ventana Canyon. Shotgun start, scramble play. Registration required.

View details and register beginning September 15 for the Eller Cup.

UA EventGhosts of the UA Tour
10:00 a.m., East Side of Old Main
Come and learn about the darker side of Arizona’s oldest university. Student Alumni Ambassadors will take you to some of the oldest buildings on campus and share the ghostly and mysterious history of the University of Arizona. Learn about the Old Main ghost and the haunting of Maricopa Hall and plenty more ghost stories on this unique walking tour. Don’t forget comfortable shoes.

Register for the Ghosts of the UA Tour beginning September 1

UA EventUA Homecoming BBQ Bash
11:30 a.m., UA Mall / Old Main
Come one, come all to the first Homecoming BBQ Bash. Join friends, alumni, faculty, staff, and students as we all show our Wildcat pride, spirit, and love for the University. Enjoy barbecue, music, photo booths, and more while mingling with your fellow Wildcats. This is not your ordinary BBQ. You don't want to miss this event!

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Eller eventEller Reunion Class Reception: Classes of 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, and 2009
5:00 - 8:00 p.m., Geronimo Plaza at Main Gate Square
Join your classmates for Bear Down Friday and get into the Homecoming spirit! Bear Down Friday activities include live music, the Pride of Arizona marching band, and the Wildcat cheerleaders. After the reception, alumni can head over to Old Main for the Bonfire and Pep Rally. Registration required.

Registration opens September 15.

UA EventUA Bonfire and Pep Rally
Time TBD, Old Main
Join UA students, football coach Rich Rodriguez, the Pride of Arizona marching band, the 2014 Homecoming court, and more at the annual Homecoming pep rally. All reunion classes will be officially honored during the ceremony. You don’t want to miss it.

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Saturday, November 8

Eller eventEller College Alumni Tailgate
Time TBD (Announced by November 3), UA Mall
Join BPA and Eller College alumni for pre-game festivities at our Eller College Alumni tent on the UA Mall. Our tent is a great location to watch the parade. Food and cash bar available. The fun begins four hours prior to kickoff!

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UA EventHomecoming Parade
Time TBD (Announced by November 3), UA Mall
Enjoy UA's most treasured Homecoming tradition — the parade — with more than 50 floats, Homecoming royalty, and the Pride of Arizona marching band. The parade will start three hours prior to kickoff of the football game.

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UA EventFootball Game: Colorado Buffaloes v. Arizona Wildcats
Time TBD (Announced by November 3), Arizona Stadium
Cheer on your Arizona Wildcats to a victory against the Colorado Buffaloes! To purchase game tickets, please call the McKale Ticket Office at 520.621.CATS or 1.800.452.CATS.

Learn more about Arizona football


For additional information, please contact Heather Strasser, Director of Alumni Relations, at 520.621.2900.