Homecoming 2016

Event Date

Thursday, October 27, 2016 (All day) to Saturday, October 29, 2016 (All day)


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

Join the Eller College for UA Homecoming!

Homecoming weekend — October 27-29, 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:

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.

Learn More About The Reunion and Reception


Friday, October 28

Eller Cup Golf Tournament
7:00 a.m. Check-in, 8:30 a.m. Shotgun start, Location TBA
Join Eller MBA students, faculty, and alumni for a morning filled with golf, prizes, and fun followed by lunch. Sponsorship opportunities available. Registration coming soon.

Breakfast with the Dean: Eller All Class Reunion
8:30 - 10:00 a.m., McClelland Hall Room 208 Gallery
Business & Public Administration and Eller College alumni are invited to join Dean Paulo Goes for breakfast at McClelland Hall. Special guests include the Class of '66 and alumni award honorees. Registration coming soon.

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!

Learn More about the Homecoming Barbecue Bash

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.

LEARN MORE and Register for the Alumni of the Year AwardS

Pep Rally, Homecoming Bonfire, and King & Queen Crowning

6:15 - 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..

Get more info on the Pep Rally and Homecoming Bonfire


Homecoming at the Eller College tent on the UA Mall 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. Our tent is a great location to watch the parade. Food and cash bar available. The fun begins four hours prior to kickoff!

Homecoming Parade

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.

Get more info on the UA Homecoming Parade

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.

Learn more about Arizona football


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