Thursday, October 11

7 p.m.

Pep Rally and Breakfast for Dinner

Gates Field House

Kick off Homecoming & Family Weekend with the DU community as we celebrate our very own 2017-2018 NCAA National Champion Ski Team and the weekend ahead with a crimson and gold breakfast-for-dinner, exciting giveaways, and a spirited Pep Rally!

Please note change of location due to inclement weather.

Open to the DU Community

Friday, October 12

10 – 11 a.m.

Study abroad student panel

Lindsay Auditorium, Sturm Hall

Learn what you can do to help your student prepare for studying abroad. Those deadlines come up quickly! Student panelists who have studied abroad will share their best moments and lessons learned, and you will have the opportunity to meet staff members and talk about how you can support them in this exciting adventure!

Free for DU students and family members

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Student internship panel and Q&A

Lindsay Auditorium, Sturm Hall

Join Career & Professional Development and a panel of students who will discuss the internship search and application process, their internship experiences and how they have impacted their academic and career development as undergraduates.  Come prepared with questions for our panel and learn how you can support your student seeking an internship.

Free for DU students and family members

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.

The Denver Advantage
exhibit unveiling

Mary Reed atrium hallway

Join us for the unveiling of a new exhibit featuring The Denver Advantage Campus Framework plan. The exhibit is a permanent installation that showcases how the Denver Advantage connects our past with our future – it will be an exciting campus destination for many years.

Free for all community members;
RSVP requested

11:30 a.m.

PALs Luncheon—Farewell to Leo Block Alumni Center!

LBAC

Members of the Pioneer Alumni Legends (PALs) are invited to a special luncheon as we bid a fond farewell to the Leo Block Alumni Center. Join us as we honor the history of the Leo Block and usher in a new era of engagement and success with the Pioneer Career Achievement Center.

Registration required for this complimentary event

2 – 4 p.m.

Yoga on the Lawn & Chair Massages

Lawn and gardens next to Evans Memorial Chapel

Stretch, relax, and breathe. Join us for free one-hour yoga sessions beginning at 2:00pm and 3:15pm, and free 10-minute chair massages on the lawn next to Evans Memorial Chapel. The chapel is located near the southeast side of Nagel Hall.

Free for DU students and family members

4 – 7 p.m.

Fall Fest

Campus Green

DUPB hosts Fall Fest 2018! Come to the Lawn for pumpkin carving, food trucks, games, and fun!

Open to the DU Community

6 – 7 p.m.

Homecoming Red Wagon Parade

Campus Green to Ritchie Center

Join us as we cheer on the colorful, creative, and DU inspired red wagon parade floats put together by student groups, teams, and organizations! The Parade route will wrap around the Campus Green and end inside the Ritchie Center! 

Open to the DU Community

7 p.m.

Volleyball vs Fort Wayne

Hamilton Gymnasium

Cheer on the Pioneer Volleyball team as they take on Fort Wayne. Tickets on sale now!

General Admission $7
Students FREE with ID

7:30 p.m.

DU Theatre Department presents: Savage/Love and Red Cross

JMAC Studios, Johnson McFarlane Hall

A sequence of 19 poems, Savage/Love is a collection of monologues on the puzzles and vicissitudes of romantic love. In Red Cross, Shepard explores the vampire quality of language, the power it conveys and the treachery it entails.

Written by Sam Shepard
Directed by Ina Marlowe

All tickets $10
Saturday performance also available.

9:30 p.m.

DU Women’s Club Ice Hockey Team vs CU Buffs

Joy Burns Arena

Come show your support for the DU Women’s Club Ice Hockey Team as they take on rival CU Buffs!

General Admission FREE

 

Saturday, October 13

2 p.m.

Denver Brass at Newman Concert Hall: “Who Kidnapped the Conductor?”

Gates Concert Hall, Newman Center

EMERGENCY! Our conductor has been kidnapped! How will we pull off our daring World Premiere by Charles Denler and the magnificent Overture to the Barber of Seville? Join our investigative team to figure out who committed the crime. Was it someone in the trombone section? Or perhaps it was one of the trumpeters? Help us solve the mystery as we interrogate each of the players in this brassy whodunit. More than just a concert, this will be a crime-solving show you won’t want to miss.

Selections include: World Premiere by Emmy-winning composer Charles Denler, Overture to the Barber of Seville, Dance Macabre, Quest for the Golden Blade of Truth, and more!

General admission tickets starting at $21
Senior Discount tickets starting at $19
Youth Discount (21 and under) starting at $9

5 – 7 p.m.

Hocktoberfest

Gates Field House, Ritchie Center

Join us for food and fun before the game Saturday night. Our hockey-tinged take on Oktoberfest returns with German food, a cash bar and lawn games. Be sure to pick up your official Homecoming 2018 souvenir cup and scarf.

Please note change of location due to inclement weather.

Adults $25 (includes $5 donation to DU)
Students $15
12 & Under free

7 p.m.

DU Men’s Hockey vs Alabama – Huntsville

Magness Arena

Cheer on the Pioneer Men’s Hockey team as they take on Alabama – Huntsville for the team’s home opener. Arrive early! 2018 NCAA Ski Championship banner to be raised before the game.

General admission starting at $20

7:30 p.m.

DU Theatre Department presents: Savage/Love and Red Cross

JMAC Studios, Johnson McFarlane Hall

A sequence of 19 poems, Savage/Love is a collection of monologues on the puzzles and vicissitudes of romantic love. In Red Cross, Shepard explores the vampire quality of language, the power it conveys and the treachery it entails.

Written by Sam Shepard
Directed by Ina Marlowe

All tickets $10
Friday performance also available.

Sunday, October 14

12:00 noon

Women’s Soccer vs North Dakota

Pioneer Field

Cheer on the Pioneer Women’s Soccer team as they take on North Dakota.

General Admission $5
Students FREE with ID

1 p.m.

Volleyball vs Western Illinois

Hamilton Gymnasium

Cheer on the Pioneer Volleyball team vs Western Illinois. Tickets on sale now!

General Admission $7
Students FREE with ID