Student Events

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Homecoming weekend is filled with activities for alumni, students, and the community. The annual parade kicks of at 10:00 a.m. in downtown Indiana, and this year celebrates “World Monuments.” Before the game, alumni and friends are invited to celebrate at the Crimson Huddle. Register for the Crimson Huddle by October 2 for reduced price tickets. At 2:00 p.m. the Crimson Hawks football team takes on California in the 11th annual Coal Bowl. In addition, there are concerts, theater performances, and the Official IUP Late Night Homecoming Party for students. Get all the details about Homecoming weekend.

Field Hockey vs. Millersville

George P. Miller Stadium

Hawk’s Nest

The parade will feature nearly 80 campus and community units. IUP’s Department of Military Science howitzer cannon, which will be located near the Indiana County Courthouse, will fire to signal the start of the parade. The 2019 parade theme is “World Monuments.” Get the route details and information on how to participate in the parade.

Join the Haven Project for Hawks Against Harm table- Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  The Haven Project is co-sponsoring the homecoming game with Omega Psy Phi Inc., Sigma Chi, Alice Paul House, and the Indiana County District Attorney Patrick Dougherty.  Come out and support the Hawks and wear purple to bring awareness for domestic violence!

  • IUP students won't ignore or excuse interpersonal violence. 
  • Taking a stand means you're a true Hawk! 
  • IUP Hawks protect one another and demand a safe community.


Women's Soccer vs. Mercyhurst

South Campus Field

Hawk’s Nest

Football vs. Cal U (Homecoming)

George P. Miller Stadium

Hawk’s Nest

Homecoming and 11th Annual Coal Bowl

Theater: “Actually”

Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center

The Lively Arts

Two Princeton freshmen spend a night together that will alter the course of their lives. With lyricism and wit, Anna Ziegler’s Actually investigates gender and race politics, our crippling desire to fit in, and the challenging nuances of consent when there is more than one side to the story.

Get tickets here.

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Homecoming Late Night Party

Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex

Center for Multicultural Student Leadership and Engagement

This year's Late Night Party is free for all IUP students—and bring a guest for $5!

We’ll have great food and lots of activities like mini-golf, an open mic poetry slam, bingo, trivia, and other games. And don’t forget about the prizes. We’ve got it all, from air pods to a flatscreen TV!

Late Night Homecoming Party