Homecoming 2017

Event Date

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, October 28, 2017 (All day)


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

Celebrate Wildcats for Life: UA HomecomingHomecoming weekend—October 25-28, 2017—is a great opportunity to celebrate our Eller College community and the University of Arizona. Please join us!

Learn more about Homecoming activities offered by the Eller College and UA:
* Registration is required for marked events.

Wednesday, October 25

Eller MBA Industry Advisory Board, Student and Alumni Mixer*
5:30-7 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.

Register for the Eller MBA Mixer


Friday, October 27

Eller Cup Golf Tournament*
7 a.m. Check-in, 8 a.m. Shotgun Start, Sewailo Golf Club at Casino Del Sol Resort
Hosted by the Eller MBA Student Association. Join Eller MBA students, faculty and alumni for golf, prizes and fun, followed by lunch.

View Details and Register for the Eller Cup

Breakfast with the Dean: Eller All Class Reunion*
8:30-10 a.m., McClelland Hall, Estes Atrium
Honoring alumni award winners and the Class of ‘67 on their 50th reunion. Join Dean Goes for an informational and celebratory breakfast. All BPA and Eller alumni classes are invited. Online registration for the Breakfast with the Dean event is now closed. Please contact the Eller alumni relations office at 520.621.2900 to see if seats are still available.

Eller College Tours*
10:15-11:15 a.m., McClelland Hall, Estes Atrium (meet by the elevators)

Tours will begin every 15 minutes.

Register for Eller College Tours

UA Alumni Association 120th Anniversary Luncheon*
12:30-2 p.m., UA Student Union, North Ballroom

Join fellow Wildcats for lunch, where the UA Alumni Association will honor the class of 1957 and 1967 reunion attendees and the Alumni of the Year Award winners. 

View Details and Register for the UAAA Luncheon

Accounting Department Golf Tournament*
2-6 p.m., El Dorado Country Club
Golf tournament to connect students with employers and alumni. Contact Heather Altman at heatheraltman@email.arizona.edu for information.

Email Heather Altman for Accounting Department Golf Tournament Info

Alumni Circle of Excellence*
3-5 p.m., McClelland Hall 201A and 201B (Professional Development Center)

Celebrate with us as we recognize alumni who have demonstrated commitment to the success of our students through the ACES (Alumni Connecting with Eller Students) program.


Candlelight Vigil for Bakari Henderson '17*
6:30-7:15 p.m., McClelland Hall Courtyard Patio
While on a trip abroad in Greece to celebrate his recent graduation and to work on his business venture, Eller alumnus Bakari Henderson was killed. Please join Bakari's family, friends and members of our Wildcat community for a candlelight vigil to remember and honor his love of adventure and life.

RSVP for the Candlelight Vigil

The McGuire Center Mixer*
7-9 p.m., Martin & Co. Courtyard, Downtown Tucson
Bring a guest and join McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship alumni from 1985-2018 for fun, networking, and competitive cornhole! Hors d'oeuvres and drinks provided.

Register for the McGuire Center Mixer

Bear Down Friday and Homecoming Bonfire
Festivities begin at 4 p.m. with a Spirit Party followed by the Pep Rally at 6 p.m., on University Boulevard between Euclid and Park (Main Gate Square). Continue the fun by marching over to the Old Main Fountain for the Homecoming Bonfire and crowning of the King and Queen at 7:30 p.m.

Learn More About the Bonfire and Pep Rally


Saturday, October 28

Eller College Alumni Tailgate
2-6:30 p.m., UA Mall
Join BPA and Eller College alumni for the parade and pre-game festivities at our Eller College Alumni tent on the UA Mall. Food, beer and wine will be available for purchase. The fun begins four hours prior to kickoff.

Learn More About Homecoming Tents on the Mall

Football Game: Washington State vs. Arizona
6:30 p.m., Arizona Stadium

Cheer on your Arizona Wildcats to a victory against the Washington State Cougars! To purchase game tickets, visit www.arizonawildcats.com or call the McKale Ticket Office at 620-621-CATS or 800-452-CATS.

Purchase Football Game Tickets

**All event times on Saturday are dependent upon the football game kickoff time and will be announced no later than October 23.


For additional information, please contact Heather Strasser, director of alumni relations, at 520.621.2900.