Join the Eller College for UA's Haunted Homecoming!
Homecoming weekend — October 26-29, 2016 — 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, and check back often for more events:
* Registration is required for marked events.
** All events times on Saturday are dependent upon the football game kickoff time and will be announced no later than October 24.
Wednesday, October 26
Eller MBA Industry Board, Student, and Alumni Mixer *
5:30 - 7:00 p.m., McClelland Hall, Estes Atrium
Join the Eller MBA Industry Board, MBA students, and fellow MBA alumni! Mix and mingle with your peers and current students. To RSVP or for more details, please email email@example.com.
Thursday, October 27
Class of 1966 Reunion and Silver & Sage Reception
5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Old Main, Silver and Sage Room
Receive your Class of 1966 reunion gift and enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres in the beautifully restored Old Main. Price of $35 includes a glass of champagne and a cash bar will be available. Reunion attendees will be welcomed into the Silver and Sage Society, a community of UA alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago, by current members.
Friday, October 28
Eller Cup Golf Tournament *
7:00 a.m. Check-in, 8:00 a.m. Shotgun start, Sewailo Golf Club at Casino Del Sol Resort
Join Eller MBA students, faculty, and alumni for a morning filled with golf, prizes, and fun followed by lunch. Sponsorship opportunities available.
Breakfast with the Dean: Eller All-Class Reunion *
8:30 - 10:00 a.m., McClelland Hall, Estes Atrium
Honoring alumni award winners and the Class of '66 on their 50th Reunion. Join Eller College Dean Paulo Goes for an information and celebratory breakfast. All BPA and Eller alumni classes are invited.
Tour the New Karl and Stevie Eller Professional Development Center *
10:30 - 11:30 a.m., McClelland Hall, Estes Atrium, Meet by the elevators
Tours will begin every 15 minutes. We are excited to show off our new space and the services that are housed within!
Homecoming Barbecue Bash
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., UA Mall, East Side of Old Main
Enjoy barbecue, music, a photo booth, and more while mingling with your fellow Wildcats. This is not your ordinary barbecue. You do not want to miss this event!
Accounting Department Golf Tournament *
2:00 - 6:00 p.m., El Dorado Country Club
Gold tournament to connect accounting students with employers and alumni. Contact Heather Aultman at firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
2016 UA Alumni of the Year Awards
3:00 p.m., Student Union Grand Ballroom South
The 2016 Alumni of the Year Awards ceremony affords colleges an opportunity to honor and highlight their most accomplished alumni. The ceremony is free and open to the public. Registration is required.
Entrepreneurship Alumni Panel Discussion *
4:00 - 5:00 p.m., McClelland Hall, Room 208 Gallery
McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship Executive Director Joseph Broschak will lead a panel discussion with UA entrepreneurship alumni. They will discuss the challenges of launching a new venture and the importance of entrepreneurial ecosystems will be discussed. The event is free and open to the public.
The McGuire Center All-Class Reunion *
5:00 - 7:00 p.m., McGuire Entrepreneurship Center, McClelland Hall, Room 202
UA Entrepreneurship Program alumni from all class years are invited to join McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship faculty, staff and students for a reception in our newly renovated Center. Come meet the new McGuire class, network with fellow entrepreneurs, and see our new space. Light food and beverages will be provided.
Pep Rally, Homecoming Bonfire, and King & Queen Crowning
7:15 - 8:00 p.m., UA Main Gate to the Old Main Fountain, then West Side of Old Main
Join the Arizona Football team, the Pride of Arizona band, Wilbur and Wilma T. Wildcat, UA cheerleaders, the 2016 Homecoming court, and more at the annual Homecoming pep rally, bonfire, and crowning of the king and queen..
Saturday, October 29
Eller College Alumni Tailgate
Time TBA, UA Mall
Join BPA and Eller College alumni for pre-game festivities at our Eller College Alumni tent on the UA Mall. Food and cash bar available. The fun begins four hours prior to kickoff!
Time TBA, UA Mall
Enjoy our 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.
Football Game: Stanford Cardinal vs. Arizona Wildcats
Time TBA, Arizona Stadium
Cheer on your Arizona Wildcats to a victory against the Stanford Cardinal! Purchase game tickets via McKale Ticket Office at www.arizonawildcats.com or 520.621.CATS / 1.800.452.CATS.
For additional information, please contact Heather Strasser, Director of Alumni Relations, at 520.621.2900.