Couples dance during the 2008 Homecoming Ball.

The deadline to make your reservation for the annual Homecoming Ball is quickly approaching.

Reserve your spot today by registering on line or by calling the University Events office at 724-357-2145. The deadline for reservations is October 2.

This year's Homecoming Ball will be held October 9, 2009, at the Indiana Country Club.

Hosted by Dr. Tony Atwater, IUP president, and his wife, Dr. Beverly Roberts-Atwater, the event includes dinner and dancing to the music of the IUP Jazz Ensemble. The evening begins with cocktails at 7:00 p.m. Black tie is optional.

Tickets are $75 per person. All proceeds benefit the Presidential Scholarship Fund, which assists promising students in their studies at IUP.