Homecoming 2021 Oct. 4-9

NDSU Homecoming celebrates our contributions as a top research university while we enjoy successful athletics in a great community.

 

Unless otherwise noted, all events are free and open to the public.

Events by day
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Homecoming Events

SF = Student-focused event

 

OCT. 4-9

Spirit Points Competition (SF)
Join the fun – download the packet and contact your Residence Hall Government or sorority/fraternity to learn more. 

Homecoming GooseChase (SF)
Download the GooseChase app to follow clues
Access code 5WKXM3

 

MONDAY, OCT. 4

Homecoming BBQ and Pep Fest
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
, Administration Ave., west of Memorial Union, near Babbling Brook 

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 5
Serve with the Herd – Community service project day

10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sign up: signupgenius.com

 

Campus Cleanup (SF)
6:30 p.m., Cater Hall east doors (outside)
Trash bags and gloves provided.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 6
Bison Trivia Night (SF)
7 p.m., Oċet̄i Ṡak̄owiɳ Ballroom, Memorial Union

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 7

Blood Drive
10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Cater Hall
Register: www.ndsu.edu/reslife/blooddrive

Evening of Distinction 
5:30 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m.dinner
Delta by Marriott, 1635 42nd St. SW
Ticket required.

Bison Volleyball vs. Denver
7 p.m.
, Bentson Bunker Fieldhouse

Homecoming Show and Coronation
7:30 p.m.
, Festival Concert Hall
, face coverings required.

NDSU Theatre Department performance of “Edges”  
7:30 p.m., NDSU Memorial Union’s East Patio
Performances also Oct. 8 and 9
Students: free. Alumni: use codeword “alumni” for half price ($10).

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 8

President Dean L. Bresciani's State of the University Address
10 a.m., Festival Concert Hall
, face coverings required.
Live streaming video begins at 9:55 a.m.

$5 Homecoming Lunch
10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Any dining center
Wear green and gold. Dine in or take out.

Regional Writers Showcase
11 a.m. - 3 p.m., NDSU Bookstore
Meet the authors and book signing

Homecoming Parade
5:30 p.m., Downtown
Begins on NP Ave. and heads north on Broadway to 4th Ave.

Movie: “In the Heights” (SF)
7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Anishinaabe Theater, Memorial Union
Also showing Oct. 9

Headphone Disco (SF)
9:30 p.m. - 1 a.m., Oċet̄i Ṡak̄owiɳ Ballroom, Memorial Union

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 9

Tailgating
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
, Fargodome

Aldevron Tower Open House
8:30 - 10:30 a.m., 1455 14th Ave. N.

Bison volleyball vs. Omaha
11 a.m.
, Bentson Bunker Fieldhouse

Kickoff NDSU Bison vs. University of Northern Iowa
1 p.m.
, Fargodome

Bison Bidders Bowl
5 p.m. cocktails and silent auction, 6:30 p.m. dinner and live auction
Delta by Marriott, 1635 42nd St. SW
Ticket required.

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 10
Bison soccer vs. North Dakota
1 p.m.
, Dacotah Field

 

Past Homecoming Highlights

Check out a few highlights from our most recent NDSU Homecoming celebrations. 

2018 Highlights

2017 Highlights