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Official 2013 IUP Homecoming Schedule of Events

All activities listed on this schedule are sponsored by recognized university and/or community organizations or businesses.

Check back often for updates on the week’s events, which will take place October 3–October 6.

Thursday, October 3

Co-op Store
Open 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Exhibit: “We Two Founts, Larson and Mitchell”
Noon–4:00 p.m.
Kipp Gallery, Sprowls
Free admission

Exhibit: “Layers: Places in Peril”
Noon–7:30 p.m.
University Museum, Sutton Hall
Free admission 

TEN and BEC present Machine Gun Kelly, PushaT, and Schoolboy Q
Doors 6:30 p.m. Show 7:30 p.m.
Kovalchick Complex, Ed Fry Arena
Tickets: $10.00 for Valid I-Card Holder
$27.00 for General Public
Tickets on sale now at the following: Kovalchickcomplex.com, IUP Student Co-op Box Office, KCAC Box Office and 1-800-298-4200.

The Optimist
8:00 p.m.
Theater-by-the-Grove, Waller Hall
Tickets sold at door 45 minuntes before curtain

Friday, October 4

Co-op Store
Open 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Jimmy Stewart Museum
Open 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Smicksburg Fall Festival
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
138 East Kittanning Street, Smicksburg, PA 16256
Free admission

Exhibit: “We Two Founts, Larson and Mitchell”
noon–4:00 p.m.
Kipp Gallery, Sprowls
Free admission 

Open House at the Student Co-op New Building
281 Rice Avenue
1:00–6:00 p.m. — Light refreshments, prizes
4:00 p.m. — Ribbon cutting with remarks from President Driscoll

Exhibit: “Layers: Places in Peril”
2:00–6:30 p.m.
University Museum, Sutton Hall
Free admission

AACC Cultural Enrichment Night: Mexican Cuisine and Salsa Contest
6:00 p.m.
Cozumel Mexicano Restaurante
(located on Philadelphia Street, Indiana)

IUP Voices of Joy 
7:30–9:30 p.m., Victory Christian Assembly, 418 Church Street

The Optimist
8:00 p.m.
Theater-by-the-Grove, Waller Hall
Tickets sold at door 45 minuntes before curtain

Saturday, October 5

Computer Science and Mathematics Department Alumni Breakfast
8:30–10:00 a.m.
Rooms 327/329, Stright Hall

Co-op Store
Open 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Jimmy Stewart Museum
Monday–Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Homecoming Parade
Theme: “Countries Around the World"
10:00 a.m.
Philadelphia Street

Smicksburg Fall Festival
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
138 East Kittanning Street, Smicksburg, PA 16256
Free admission

Kidz Karnival
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Kovalchick Complex

Crimson Huddle Alumni and Friends Pregame Party
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Kovalchick Complex
Tickets $12; Preregister online
Parking: $5 in lots along Wayne Avenue
Sponsored by the IUP Alumni Association and the Center for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine/Indiana Total Therapy

Alumni Reunion Groups meeting at the Crimson Huddle:

  • Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority
  • Alpha Xi Delta Sorority
  • College of Education and Educational Technology
  • College of Fine Arts
  • College of Health and Human Services
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences Alumni
  • College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Alumni
  • Co-op Staff, Boards, and Friends Reunion - Celebrating 85 Years
  • Delta Psi Epsilon Christian Sorority
  • Eberly College of Business and Information Technology
  • Honors College Alumni
  • IUP Ambassadors (SAA), 20-Year Reunion
  • IUP Punxsutawney Regional Campus Alumni
  • Journalism Department Alumni
  • Kappa Sigma Fraternity
  • Lucky Ladybug Family of Alpha Gamma Delta
  • Nursing and Allied Health Alumni
  • Office of International Education
  • Phi Mu Delta Sorority
  • Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity
  • Rack Rally Reunion
  • Safety Science Department Alumni
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon
  • Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority
  • Sigma Theta Tau – Zeta Lambda Chapter
  • TKE – Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity
  • Class of 1983
  • Class of 1988 (25-year anniversary)
  • Class of 2003 (10-year anniversary)
  • Class of 2008 (5-year anniversary)

Trolley Shuttle
11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Service sponsored by the Co-op. Runs from Field House parking to the Co-op Store and to downtown Indiana after the game.

Exhibit: “Layers: Places in Peril”
Noon–4:00 p.m.
University Museum, Sutton Hall
Free admission

Women’s Soccer vs. East Stroudsburg
1:00 p.m.
South Campus Field, IUP

Homecoming Football Game
2:00 p.m.
IUP vs. Millersville Marauders, Miller Stadium, IUP

Field Hockey vs. Shippensburg
7:00 p.m., Miller Stadium,

The Optimist
8:00 p.m.
Theater-by-the-Grove, Waller Hall
Tickets sold at door 45 minuntes before curtain

Homecoming Monte Carlo Night
Sponsored by Center for Student Life
9:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m.
Kovalchick Complex
Celebrate Homecoming with casino games, prizes, dancing, food, movies, and fun! Tickets only $5, on sale at the Kolvalchick Complex Box office, Welcome Weekend, IUP Day, and the Center for Student Life in 303 Pratt Hall. 

Tailgating
During all home football games, the Stadium Lot South is the designated tailgating lot. Each slot is $5. In accordance with university policy, no alcoholic beverages are permitted.

Sunday, October 6

Co-op Store
Open 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Jimmy Stewart Museum
Open noon–4:00 p.m.

Smicksburg Fall Festival
12:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
138 East Kittanning Street, Smicksburg, PA 16256
Free admission

IUP Homecoming Concert
3:00 p.m.
Fisher Auditorium, Performing Arts Center
Tickets sold at the door starting 2:30 p.m.

  • Office of Alumni Relations
  • Breezedale Alumni Center
    880 School Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-7942
  • Fax: 724-357-7926
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.