September 29 - October 5
It's Time to Come Home

Vintage homecoming photo of cheerleaders and crowd

Show your Husker pride and celebrate 150 years of history by participating in Nebraska’s 2019 Homecoming Week: 150 Years of Grit and Glory! With events happening all week, there's sure to be something for everyone.

Sunday September 29

Students running on trail

East Campus

N|150 Fun Run in Collaboration with the Team Jack Foundation

Registration at 7 a.m., run begins at 8 a.m.

Lace up your shoes and grab some friends for a 1.5 mile fun run presented by Omicron Delta Kappa, Mortar Board and Campus Recreation.

Monday September 30

Student donating blood

East Campus Loop

Bleed Husker Red: Global Blood Drive

9 a.m -4 p.m.

We’re calling on all Huskers everywhere to take part in our Homecoming blood drive. Red Cross and the Community Blood Bank will have locations on campus throughout the week for students. Community members can record visit their local blood bank and record their donation online through GivePulse.

Students dance as a group

NU Coliseum

Showtime at the Coliseum

8 p.m.

Watch recognized student organizations battle against each other with skits and dances for ultimate bragging rights. This is a student event.

Tuesday October 1

Student donating blood

Nebraska Union, Centennial Room

Bleed Husker Red: Global Blood Drive

11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

We’re calling on all Huskers everywhere to take part in our Homecoming blood drive. Red Cross and the Community Blood Bank will have locations on campus throughout the week for students. Community members can record visit their local blood bank and record their donation online through GivePulse.

Thursday October 3

Student donating blood

Nebraska Union, Centennial Room

Bleed Husker Red: Global Blood Drive

11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

We’re calling on all Huskers everywhere to take part in our Homecoming blood drive. Red Cross and the Community Blood Bank will have locations on campus throughout the week for students. Community members can record visit their local blood bank and record their donation online through GivePulse.

Students at outdoor concert

Lancaster Events Center

Homecoming Concert

8 p.m.

Head over to the Lancaster Events Center for some live music with friends at this free concert presented by UPC Nebraska and 106.3 KFRX.

Friday October 4

Memorial Stadium

Morrill Hall

N150 Distinguished Lecture Series

12:15 p.m.

Hear the history of NU's school spirit and Louise Pound at this month's Distinguished Lecture Series in Morrill Hall

Students at parade

Memorial Stadium East Plaza

Parade and Cornstock Festival

4:30 p.m., Parade at 6 p.m.

Come celebrate 150 years with the Homecoming parade, pep rally, food, music, and more! An alumni and friends social hour will follow with an opportunity to reconnect with other Nebraska alums.

See a full list of Cornstock events

Campus architecture

Wick Alumni Center

Campus Tours

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Hop on a golf cart or join a walking tour to take in the beauty of all three of Nebraska's campuses: City, East and Innovation Campus. Reserve Your Spot

Check out your old stomping grounds (and new grounds!) See how the colleges and the student experience have changed during these open houses.

Participating College and Units:

  • Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center: 2:00-4:00pm
    • Mingle with current students - refreshments available
  • The Honors Program: 2:00-4:00pm at Knoll Hall
    • Popcorn with the Patrices
  • College of Architecture | 1-4:30pm
  • College of Business - Time TBA
  • College of Education and Human Sciences | 1:30-4pm
    • All departments on City and East campus
    • Nutrition and Health Sciences | 2-3:30
    • Drawings of our new construction projects (Mabel Lee, Child Development Lab and Couple and Family Clinic, NIC Hotel, and the Barkley Memorial Center expansion) in The Hub located in Henzlik Hall
  • College of Engineering | 1:30-4pm
    • Visuals of the new project in Othmer Hall lobby
    • N.E.A.T. Lab tours - the home to our additive manufacturing process and 3-day metal printers
    • Refreshments available
  • College of Journalism & Mass Communications – 1:30-3:00pm

Saturday October 5

Students winning homecoming royalty

Memorial Stadium

Homecoming Football Game

3 p.m.

Cheer on the Huskers as they take on Northwestern. Homecoming royalty will be crowned during the game.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus skyline outline