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Mailing Address:
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Phone: (208) 885-6111

Fax: (208) 885-9119

Email: info@uidaho.edu

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Join us for the 2016 Homecoming Sept. 25 - Oct. 1. 
Homecoming is a week-long event focused on the traditions of the University of Idaho and honoring the passion and excitement of alumni as they return to their alma mater.  Visit this page often for updates.

NOTICE: Reserve your hotel room as soon as possible, availability is limited due to events at both WSU and UI!
Explore Moscow lodging options here.

Questions? Contact Sara Valoff at saravaloff@uidaho.edu.

Sunday, Sept. 25

Join fellow Vandals and Alumni for a photo scavenger hunt.
Students from each team competing in Homecoming week activities will be sent on a tour of campus. Using a mobile application, they will take photos of or answers questions about with a variety of traditions. Each location has been cleverly disguised by a story about a hero and how a hero may connect with that specific landmark or tradition.
Meet in the VandalStore Plaza.

Where: Pitman Center International Ballroom

Join fellow Vandals for Yell like Hell and the announcement of the Homecoming Royalty Candidates.

Monday, Sept. 26

Downtown Moscow Business Window Painting

Where: Main Street Moscow
This event, in it's third year, is a way for students to show off their Vandal pride and artistic impressions of the Homecoming theme on area business windows.

Food Drive Information Distribution

Where: Friendship Square, Downtown Moscow

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Tuesday, Sept. 27

Where: Various campus locations

Campus departments show their creative interpretation of this year's theme by transforming their office spaces into A Hero's Homecoming. Winners will be announced at the 12th Annual Faculty Staff Alumni Luncheon.

Where: TLC Lounge

Participate in the 67th Annual UI Blood Drive, the first collegiate blood drive in the nation. TLC Lounge.

Where: Commons Plaza

Stop by the Commons Plaza between class and join the University of Idaho Homecoming Committee in a Homecoming celebration. 

Where: Pitman Center International Ballroom 


Wednesday, Sept. 28

Where: TLC Lounge

Participate in the 67th Annual UI Blood Drive, the first collegiate blood drive in the nation. TLC Lounge.

Where: Bruce M. Pitman Center, International Ballroom

Please join fellow University of Idaho faculty, staff and retirees who are also proud alumni for a festive buffet lunch and a fun-filled hour complete with door prizes and lots of Vandal spirit! RSVP to alumni@uidaho.edu with "Alumni Lunch" in the subject line by TBA date.

Where: Bruce M. Pitman Center, International Ballroom
This student competition allows teams to show off their singing and dancing skills with Vandal and Homecoming themed skits set to music.

Thursday, Sept. 29

Where: Various locations, drop-off at the Idaho Commons

Vandals will help collect food for the St. Mary's Food Bank, the Vandal Food Pantry and supplies for Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse. The food drive is a great way to help those around us both on campus and in the community.

Where: Memorial Gym

Cheer on the Vandal women's volleyball team as they take on the University of North Dakota.

Friday, Sept. 30

Where: Various locations

The Homecoming Competition is in full swing with competing teams decorating their living groups according to theme. Groups can also submit a banner to be hung in the commons. Judges will score based on adherence to theme, creativity, Vandal pride, originality, and overall appearance.

Where: Guy Wicks Field

Cheer on the Vandal women's soccer team as they take on Northern Colorado.

Where: Downtown Moscow


Where: Various locations

Led by the Sound of Idaho Marching Band, the Vandal serpentine snakes along Old Greek and New Greek Row, the VandalStore, along Sixth Street, through the residence halls and up to the Kibbie Dome parking lot. Gather outside living groups on campus and join in!

Where: Kibbie Dome parking lot

Join fellow Vandals around the bonfire for the crowning of the Homecoming Royalty.

Where: Kibbie Dome parking lot

Enjoy Moscow's only fireworks show with the added Silver and Gold finale synced to the University of Idaho Fight Song.

TowerLights presented by the Association of Computing Machinery

Where: Theophilus Tower

Enjoy an LED light show synchronized with music as produced by students in ACM.

Saturday, Oct. 1

Where: Moscow Fire Station, 603 South Main Street

Where: H&R Parking lot, North Main Street

Where: Downtown Moscow

The Farmers Market is a popular Moscow tradition that was established in 1977. The Saturday morning event celebrates local farmers, artists, craftspeople and musicians by providing them with an opportunity to interact directly with the community and its visitors. Highlights include fresh produce, meat, delicious homemade baked goods, healthy nursery plants, beautiful flowers and quality handmade crafts.

Where: Main Street, downtown Moscow 

The 107th Annual Best-Western Plus University Inn Homecoming Parade will travel main street led by Grand Marshals TBA.

Where: Kibbie Dome

Tickets can be purchased by calling (208) 885-6466

Where: Memorial Gym

Cheer on the Vandal women's volleyball team as they take on Northern Colorado.

Sunday, Oct. 2

Where: Guy Wicks Field

Cheer on the Vandal women's soccer team as they take on North Dakota.

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Phone: (208) 885-6111

Fax: (208) 885-9119

Email: info@uidaho.edu

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