Schedule of major events
Tuesday and Wednesday, October 8 and 9
Students vote for royalty
Thursday, October 10
11 a.m. Presidentís State of the University Address, Festival Concert Hall
5-7 p.m. NDSU Fraternity and Sorority Life: A 100-year Celebration Reception, Memorial Union Gallery, Gallery exhibit will be available to view Oct. 1-19
7:30 p.m. Homecoming Show and Coronation, Festival Concert Hall, sponsored by Blue Key Honor Society and Campus Attractions. Tickets for the Homecoming Show will be available Sept. 30-Oct. 10 in the Memorial Union or by contacting a member of Blue Key. Tickets are $5 and proceeds will benefit Pray for Gray.
Friday, October 11
YELLOW OUT DAY - Everyone wear yellow and green
PLEASE NOTE - Unfortunately, due to concerns about potentially dangerous weather, the parade and pep fest for tonight are being cancelled.
The after party will be held 8-11 p.m. in the Memorial Union upper level.
11 a.m. Athletic Hall of Fame luncheon, Holiday Inn
5 p.m. NDSU Women's Soccer vs. University of Nebraska Omaha, Dacotah Field
5:30 p.m. Parade, downtown Fargo on Broadway - celebrate NDSU Homecoming, sponsored by Campus Attractions
7 p.m. Pep fest following parade, outside of Fargo Civic Center, 207 4th St. N.
Program will feature President Dean L. Bresciani, Director of Athletics Gene Taylor, Gold Star Marching Band, Cheer Team and Yell Leaders. Everyone is invited. Wear your yellow and green.
Saturday, October 12
8 a.m. 5K run, Student Government
8 a.m.-1 p.m. Tailgating, Fargodome
All fans are welcome to tailgate. Look for green and yellow striped tents on the south end of the west parking lot. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
8 a.m.-4 p.m. NDSU Bookstore open
9:30 a.m. Minard Hall rededication - Rededication details
10-11 a.m. NDSU Specialty Tours, Memorial Union
Join a current NDSU student as they share with you areas of interest across campus. Featured walking tours will visit locations including the Living Learning Center, Wallman Wellness Center, Agricultural Experiment Station Research Greenhouse Complex or the newly renovated Minard Hall. Memorial Union offices to visit include the Office of Multicultural Programs, Office of International Programs and the Memorial Union Gallery and Store.
10 a.m.-noon NDSU Showcase, Memorial Union
Explore interactive displays that demonstrate NDSU's role as a student-focused, land-grant, research university. Among other events, learn how a tornado is formed, discover what foods you eat are made in North Dakota and take your picture with Thundar.
noon Football Watch Party, Memorial Union Great Plains room
Support the Bison as they take on the Missouri State Bears. Pregame activities begin at noon with hot dogs and burgers for the first 200 people. Entertainment includes color commentary, NDSU trivia and prizes.
1 p.m. Kick-off: NDSU Bison vs. Missouri State Bears, Fargodome
Game tickets are sold out. A limited number of standing room only tickets may become available at 8 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 11. Please call the Bison Ticket Office at 888-231-6378 for more information.
Have tickets for sale? Need tickets? Post on the Football Ticket Exchange Blog.
If you are not able to be at the game, join a Watch Party in Fargo or across the United States. Watch parties are hosted by local NDSU friends. Fans can gather to watch the football game and order food and beverages from the menu as they choose. All are welcome to these events. Click here to find a Watch Party near you!
Sunday, October 13
noon-3 p.m. NDSU Bookstore open