Homecoming 2016

Event Date

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 (All day) to Saturday, October 29, 2016 (All day)


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

The University of Arizona Haunted Homecoming 2016Join 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.  

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 ellermbacareer@email.arizona.edu.

LEARN MORE ABOUT or RSVP for the Eller MBA Industry Board, Student, and Alumni Mixer


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, 8:00 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.

Register for the Eller Cup Golf Tournament

Breakfast with the Dean: Eller All-Class Reunion *
8:30 - 10:00 a.m., McClelland Hall, Estes Atrium
Join Eller College Dean Paulo Goes for an informational and celebratory breakfast. All BPA and Eller alumni classes are invited. Honoring alumni award winners and the Class of '66 on their 50th Reunion. Limited seating, RSVP required.

Register for the Breakfast with the Dean: Eller All-Class Reunion

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!

REGISTEr to Tour the New PDC

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


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 healtheraltman@email.arizona.edu for information.

Learn More About the Accounting Department Golf Tournament

Cheers to Yesteryear! *
3:00 p.m., Karl and Stevie Eller Professional Development Center, McClelland Hall 201A and 201B
Join us for this casual event with food, drinks, and lots of fun, hosted by Eller's Undergraduate Programs. RSVP is required.

RSVP for Cheers to Yesteryear! 

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. The event is free and open to the public.

Register for the Entrepreneurship Alumni Panel Discussion

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.

REGISTER FOR THE McGuire Center All-Class ReunioN

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.

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
Tent Opens at 3:30 p.m., Beverages Available Beginning at 3:30 p.m., Food Served Beginning at 5:00 p.m., 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!

Homecoming Parade
3:45 p.m., 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

Wildcat Walk

5:45 p.m., Arizona Stadium
Join fans for one of Arizona's newest football traditions: Wildcat Walk. Cheer on your Arizona Wildcats football players, coaches, and more as they enter Arizona Stadium before the game.

Football Game: Stanford Cardinal vs. Arizona Wildcats

8:00 p.m., 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.