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Office of Student Involvement

Happy Homecoming Week!

Don't miss all the buzz about Homecoming!

OSI Schedule of Events:

Door Decorating Contest

Decorate your door for homecoming and enter to win a speaker, fleece blanket, or your pick of items for your room up to $50.

Email to enter the contest!

Tug-of-War Championship

Help your residence hall win it all in the 2017 Tug-of-War Championship! The winning hall gets an all expense paid hall party!

Preliminary Games

Mon. Oct. 16 at 6pm (Quad)                                




Wed. Oct. 18 at 6pm (Quad)




Finals on Friday Oct. 20 at 4:30pm on the Quad

Golf Cart Decorating Contest

Get a group together to decorate a Golf Cart and drive it in the Homecoming Parade! 1st place prize: free bonding event for the group. 2nd place prize: food at a group meeting. 3rd place prize: apparel/prize items from OSI for all participating individuals.

Click here to enter the contest!

Charity Car Smash

Wednesday Oct. 18 from 5-7pm in Hicks Parking Lot. Donate $$ and release some pent up emotions by either spray painting or smashing a car!  Please bring cash!

Homecoming Zoo Flick

Friday Oct. 20 at 9:30pm in Dewing 103, Spider-Man Homecoming! Free popcorn, pop, and for this week only - movie theater candy!

Homecoming parade

Saturday Oct. 21 at 1pm. Line up along the parade route to get free spirit gear, candy, and other goodies! 

Click here to enter the parade!

Parade Route:

Start on the Quad

Academy from Hoben to Arcus Center

Monroe St. to South St.

South St. to Burrows Rd.

Burrows Rd. to W. Michigan Ave.

Athletic Complex Parking Lots and Tailgates.

End at OSI tailgate just outside concessions box (between Soccer and Football fields).

Homecoming Dance

Saturday Oct. 21 at 9:30pm in the Dining Hall (enter by Stetson). Register in Student Development for guaranteed entrance! Entry without tickets only after 10:30pm.

Support our athletes!

(Free t-shirts will be passed out at games!)

Friday, October 20

Volleyball 6 p.m. Anderson Athletic Center

Saturday, October 21

Women’s Soccer 12 p.m. MacKenzie Field

Football 2 p.m. Angell Field

Men’s Soccer 2:30 p.m. MacKenzie Field

Dress up with ALC for your chance to win a free shirt!

Monday: Ugly Sweater Day

Tuesday: Twin Day

Wednesday: 80s Workout Day

Thursday: Jersey Day

Friday: Zoo Day

Tweet pictures of your Spirit Day participation with #kzoohomecoming17


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