Homecoming

The Ultimate Hoosier Week

Celebrate your home away from home this Homecoming! The SAA hosts several events throughout the week, so there’s something for everyone. Gather with alumni, fellow students, faculty, and staff as you celebrate the ultimate IU weekend.

Practice Your Royal Wave

Apply to be part of Homecoming Court. Two members of the court will be crowned at halftime of the Homecoming football game and each receive $500 scholarships.

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Homecoming Parade

Register your student organization in the Homecoming parade and be part of an IU tradition. Did we mention there are cash prizes for the best entries?

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IU Homecoming Week

We can’t wait to celebrate all things IU! We’re working on plans for Homecoming 2020, but check out some of the events and celebrations from 2019:

Find Student Alumni Association (SAA) members in the Wright Quad food court and The Restaurants at Woodland between 6–8 p.m. for Homecoming swag and cookies.

Visit Alumni Hall in the Indiana Memorial Union anytime between 11 a.m.–5 p.m. to give blood and earn Homecoming points.

Join the SAA, IU Student Foundation, and Homecoming court members at the red IU clock outside Woodburn Hall from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Celebrate and say thank you to our IU donors by writing a note and by using the hashtag #thankstoUdonors throughout the day!

March in or watch the Homecoming parade, which starts at 6 p.m.. The procession begins at the intersection of 17th Street and Woodlawn Avenue, runs south on Woodlawn, and ends at the Indiana Memorial Union.

Each entry receives 200 Homecoming points and “best entry” winners receive cash prizes! If you’re interested in submitting an entry in the parade—there’s still time.

Cheer on the Hoosiers at the Homecoming football game. Two Homecoming Royals will be crowned at halftime, and the Homecoming points contest winners will be announced. Each division winner earns the title and will receive a $200 gift card from Pizza X, so make sure to collect your points throughout the week!

Homecoming Points System

Over the many years of this iconic campus tradition, IU student groups have competed throughout the week in various events in order to earn the title of Homecoming Grand Champion.

There are three divisions: Greek Life, Residence Halls, and Student Organizations. These three groups earn points in specific categories outlined below.

The group with the most points in each division is named that division’s specific champion. Each division winner earns the champion title, and wins a $200 gift card from Pizza X!

From those three division champions comes the overall points Grand Champion of IU Homecoming.

Get involved this year and help your favorite student organization fight to the top! There are chances to earn points throughout Homecoming week. The champions will be recognized on the field during the halftime of the IU Homecoming football game.

Year Group
2019 Student Athletic Board
2018 IU Student Foundation
2017 Student Athletic Board
2016 Residence Hall Association
2015 Student Athletic Board
2014 Student Athletic Board
2009 IU Student Foundation
2008 IU Student Foundation
2006 Black Student Union
2005 Black Student Union
2004 Residence Hall Association/NRHH
2003 Residence Hall Association/NRHH
2002 Phi Mu
2001 Phi Kappa Psi/Phi Mu
2000 Read Center
1999 Pi Kappa Phi/Delta Zeta
1998 Pi Kappa Phi/Phi Sigma Kappa/Delta Gamma
1997 Briscoe Quad
1996 Lambda Chi Alpha/Alpha Phi
1995 Phi Gamma Delta/Chi Omega
1994 Alpha Epsilon Pi/Chi Omega
1993 Delta Tau Delta/Sigma Delta Tau
1992 Delta Tau Delta/Phi Mu
1991 Chi Phi/Alpha Delta Pi
1990 Delta Chi/Sigma Sigma Sigma
1989 Delta Tau Delta/Sigma Sigma Sigma
1987 Chi Phi/Alpha Delta Pi
1985 Delta Upsilon/Gamma Phi Beta
1984 McNutt Quad
1983 Forest Hall
1982 Forest Hall
1981 Dodds House Rabb 3
1980 Pi Kappa Alpha/Delta Zeta
1979 Tau Kappa Epsilon/Alpha Gamma Delta
1978 IU Student Foundation
1977 Pi Kappa Phi
1976 Pi Kappa Phi/Kappa Delta
1975 Pi Kappa Phi/Alpha Gamma Delta
1974 Sigma Phi Epsilon/Chi Omega
1973 Sigma Phi Epsilon/Delta Delta Delta
1971 Sigma Phi Epsilon/Kappa Alpha Theta
1970 Sigma Phi Epsilon/Alpha Chi Omega
1969 Read Center/Eigenmann Hall
1968 M.R.C./Read Center
1967 M.R.C./Read Center
1966 M.R.C./Read Center
1965 Tau Kappa Epsilon
1964 Chi Phi

Homecoming Questions?

Contact Eryn Wisler, IUAA director of student engagement at ewisler@iu.edu, or McKenzie Mauer, SAA Homecoming steering committee chair at mamauer@iu.edu.