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Something BIG is happening.

Be here as we celebrate what it means to be a university on the rise – an unstoppable force for positive impact.

Register today to secure your spot for:

  • Friday, Oct. 8, 5 p.m. – ICCU Arena Ribbon Cutting and Brave. Bold. A promise to Idaho’s Students
  • Friday, Oct. 8, 6:30 p.m. – Vandal Rally, including serpentine, bonfire, crowning of our 2021 royalty, and the ICCU Homecoming Fireworks Extravaganza; Enjoy live music, food and beverages
  • Saturday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m. – Homecoming Parade, downtown Moscow
  • Saturday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – ICCU Arena Tours
  • Saturday, Oct. 9, 11 a.m. – Vandal Tailgate
  • Saturday, Oct. 9, 2 p.m. – Homecoming Football Game – Purchase your tickets to cheer on the Vandals as they take on Portland State
  • Saturday, Oct. 9, 7 p.m. – Women’s Vandal Volleyball Game

Helpful links and information:

  • Show your spirit, grab some new Vandal attire at the VandalStore
  • Plan your trip to Moscow
  • View the Vandal Fest parking and shuttle map. Parking on campus is limited. Getting to and from campus via the available shuttle options is highly recommended.
    • A continuous campus and hotel shuttle loop will be provided on Friday, October 8, in the morning from 6-10 a.m., and in the evening from 8-10 p.m.
    • The Vandal Trolley will operate a continuous campus loop only from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • An on-call hotel shuttle will be available from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., text or dial 208-874-7746 to request a ride during the on-call shuttle hours. 
  • The University of Idaho clear bag policy is in effect for all Vandal Fest events. Please visit our website for information.

For questions or help with registration, contact vandalfest@uidaho.edu or 208-885-8967.

See you in October. #GoVandals

The U of I is working with Public Health and our local hospital to monitor the movement of COVID-19. Visit our website for up-to-date information on protocols and changes to campus activities, including Vandal Fest.

Call for Vandal Fest Volunteers

Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to volunteer on Friday, October 8, and Saturday, October 9.

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