Homecoming 2014

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Alumni Offices

Moscow Office

University of Idaho Alumni Office - Moscow
Physical location: 1106 Blake Ave.
Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3232
Moscow, ID 83844-3232
(208) 885-6154
(208) 885-6975 (fax)
E-mail: alumni@uidaho.edu
Website: www.uidaho.edu/alumni

Boise Office

University of Idaho Alumni Office - Boise
322 E. Front Street, Suite 390
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 364-4030
(208) 364-4084 (fax)

Homecoming Schedule

Join fellow Vandals in sharing the 125th anniversary of the University of Idaho. Add to our history as we celebrate Once Upon a Homecoming Oct. 12-19.

This schedule changes frequently. Check back for updates.

Sunday, Oct. 12

 2 p.m.

Vandal Spirit 5K

Where: Student Recreation Center | Map


Details coming soon.
 5 p.m.

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Where: VandalStore Plaza, 710 Deakin Ave.


 6 p.m.

Homecoming Kickoff

Entertainment includes Yell Like Hell competition. Royalty voting starts. Details coming soon.

 

Monday, Oct. 13

 4 p.m.

Food Drive Information Distribution

Where: Office of Alumni Relations, 1106 Blake Ave.

Learn how you can participate in a community-wide food drive. Pick up door hangers at the Office of Alumni Relations.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 14

9 a.m.

Campus Department Decoration Judging

Students, faculty, staff and friends, don't be surprised if you see a little more silver and gold on campus Homecoming week.

All university departments are invited to participate in this year's decorating contest. Enter the contest »

Judging begins Tuesday, Oct. 14 between 9 and 11 a.m.

Winners are announced Wednesday, Oct. 15 at the faculty/staff alumni luncheon and online. Winning departments will receive giftcards to the VandalStore.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 15

 12 p.m.

Faculty/Staff Alumni Luncheon

Where: Student Union Building Ballroom | Map

 6:30 p.m.

Vandal Jingles

Where: Student Union Building Ballroom | Map

Have an ode to U-Idaho? Don't keep those tunes to yourself.

Entries will soon be accepted for the Vandal Jingle contest. Teams of two will present.

 

Thursday, Oct. 16

 All Day

Golden I Reunion

View the schedule »

A "Golden I" is anyone who graduated 50 or more years ago from the University of Idaho.

Friends and fellow classmates will gather on our campus for events designed to provide opportunities to reconnect and reminisce. Visit with administrators and take a tour of campus!
 9:30 a.m.

UI Retirees Association Fall Arboretum Tour

Where: University of Idaho Arboretum, 1200 West Palouse River Drive
Cost: Free
RSVP by Monday, Oct. 13: (208) 885-6154

The public is invited to tour the spectacular fall colors in the University of Idaho Arboretum.

Join U-Idaho Horticulturist Paul Warnick on a free walking tour.

The tour is approximately 1-1 ½ hours. Meet at the Red Barn off Palouse River Drive.
 5 p.m.

Food drive pick up

Greek and residence hall groups will pick up donations left for the community-wide food drive held throughout the week. Donations will go to help local food banks at St. Mary's and Trinity Baptist Church.
 7 p.m.

Vandal Volleyball vs. University of Montana

Where: Memorial Gym | Map
Purchase Tickets

Idaho Volleyball takes on University of Montana.

 

Friday, Oct. 17

 All Day

Golden I Reunion

View the schedule »

A "Golden I" is anyone who graduated 50 or more years ago from the University of Idaho.

Friends and fellow classmates will gather on our campus for events designed to provide opportunities to reconnect and reminisce. Visit with administrators and take a tour of campus!
 Noon-6 p.m.

Vandal Crest Wine Tasting

Where: Camas Prairie Winery, 110 S. Main Street

Visit north Idaho’s oldest wine maker, and purchase Vandal Crest Wines while supporting UI student scholarships. Tastes also are available for purchase.

Launched in 2012, the Vandal Crest Wine Program was created for the enjoyment of Vandal alumni and friends. Each wine label displays iconic images of the University of Idaho campus.
 2 p.m.

Living Group Decorations Display

Campus living facilities Greek and otherwise will be decorated to the nines. Take a tour of campus and check out the displays!
 4 p.m.

Vandal Soccer vs. Weber State

Where: Guy Wicks Field | Map
Cost: Free

Idaho Soccer takes on Weber State.
 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Program will begin at 6 p.m.

Bruce Pitman Retirement Celebration

Where: Kibbie Dome SprinTurf | Map
RSVP Online

The University of Idaho campus and community are invited to honor Bruce Pitman, dean of students and vice provost of student affairs, for his achievements and leadership after 41 years of service to the university.

Celebration will be located in the Sprinturf tent on the east end of Kibbie Dome.

Enjoy hosted hors d'oeuvres with one beverage. A no-host bar will be available. RSVP online by Oct. 13.
 6 p.m.

Vandal Volleyball vs. Montana State

Where: Memorial Gym | Map
Purchase Tickets

Idaho Volleyball takes on University of Montana.
 6 -8 p.m.

Alumni Night at the VandalStore

Where: VandalStore, 710 Deakin Ave.

UI alumni can take advantage of discounts based on graduation year. Catch the Homecoming Serpentine here!
 8 p.m.

Homecoming Serpentine

Where: VandalStore, 710 Deakin Ave.

Led by the Sound of Idaho Vandal Marching Band, this traditional serpentine snakes along Old Greek and New Greek rows, past the VandalStore, along Sixth Street, through residence halls and up to the Kibbie Dome parking lot. Serpentine participants will arrive just in time to attend the bonfire rally.
 8:30 p.m.

Bonfire Rally and Crowning of Homecoming Royalty

Where: Kibbie Dome parking lot | Map
Cost: Free

Join in the Vandal tradition once said to be the most exciting Homecoming event! Meet coaches and players, and get pumped for tomorrow's game day.
 9:15 p.m.

Fireworks Extravaganza presented by Latah Federal Credit Union!

Where: Kibbie Dome parking lot | Map
Cost: Free

Enjoy Moscow's only fireworks show of the year! Fireworks are best viewed from the bonfire rally location.
 9:45 p.m.

TowerLights

Where: Theophilus Tower lawn | Map
Cost: Free

UI Association of Computing Machinery will present a LED lightshow on the Theophilus Tower lawn synchronized to music produced by ACM students. Bring a chair if you wish!

 

Saturday, Oct. 18

 8-9:30 a.m.

Parade Float Check-In

Where: H&R Block parking lot, 124 W. C St.

Applications are being accepted for parade float entries for this year's Homecoming celebration. Entry forms due Oct. 10.
 7-10 a.m.

Moscow Firefighters Annual Pancake Feed and Safety Fair

Where: Moscow Fire Station, 603 S. Main St.
Cost: $5 for adults, $3 for children

Enjoy a home-cooked pancake breakfast and informational safety fair featuring hands-on activities for children and fire prevention booth.
 8 a.m. -1 p.m.

Moscow Farmers Market

Where: Downtown Moscow | Map | Vendor Locations

Peruse local produce, food and crafts during the Saturday Farmers Market in downtown Moscow.
 10 a.m.

105th annual Homecoming Parade

Where: Main Street, downtown Moscow | Map

Our 2014 University of Idaho Homecoming Grand Marshal is retiring Dean of Students and Vice Provost for Student Affairs Bruce Pitman.
 Noon-6 p.m.

Vandal Crest Wine Tasting

Where: Camas Prairie Winery, 110 S. Main Street

Visit north Idaho’s oldest wine maker, and purchase Vandal Crest Wines while supporting UI student scholarships. Tastes also are available for purchase.

Launched in 2012, the Vandal Crest Wine Program was created for the enjoyment of Vandal alumni and friends. Each wine label displays iconic images of the University of Idaho campus.
 Post Parade

Living Group Open House for Alumni

Where: Various campus locations

Living group alumni are welcome to attend open houses at all locations on campus. View a campus map to find your living group.
 2 p.m.

Vandal Football vs. New Mexico State

Where: University of Idaho Kibbie Dome in Moscow, Idaho
When: 2 p.m.
Game tickets: Purchase Tickets online through the University of Idaho Ticket Office in Moscow at (208) 885-6466 or 1.88.88.UIDAHO.
 Post Game

Post Game Celebration

Where: Best Western Plus University Inn, 1516 Pullman Road

Enjoy a no-host bar and hors d'oeuvres with fellow Vandals.

 

Sunday, Oct. 19

 1 p.m.

Vandal Soccer vs. Idaho State

Where: Guy Wicks Field | Map
Cost: Free

Idaho Soccer takes on Idaho State.