NDSU Homecoming 2018

NDSU Homecoming celebrates our contributions as a Top 100 research university while we enjoy successful athletics in a great community.


2018 Schedule


Monday, September 17

11 a.m. 1 p.m. Homecoming BBQ and Pep Fest, Administration Ave. west of the Memorial Union
*Rain site location in the Memorial Union Great Plains Ballroom


Medallion Hunt sponsored by Campus Attractions
Clues posted daily until found.

Tuesday, September 18

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Serve with the Herd – Community service project day

Sign up through the NDSU Volunteer Network.


Thursday, September 20

12:15 – 5:15 p.m. Blood Drive, Administration Ave.

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

View the 2018 Homecoming Court


Friday, September 21

10 a.m. President State of the University Address, Festival Concert Hall
*Live streaming video of the event will begin at 9:55 a.m. at ndsu.edu/president/speeches

11:30 a.m. Athletic Hall of Fame luncheon, Sanford Health Athletic Complex

5:30 p.m. Homecoming parade, downtown Fargo

7 p.m. Bison volleyball vs. South Dakota, Bentson/Bunker Fieldhouse

9:30 p.m. – 1 a.m. Bison Roller Rave, Memorial Union Great Plains Ballroom
Free to students, skates provided
Presented by Campus Attractions

Saturday, September 22

8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tailgating for the Homecoming football game, Fargodome
*All fans are welcome to tailgate.

1 p.m. Kickoff Bison vs. Delaware, Fargodome

9 p.m. Homecoming Dance Bison After Dark, Memorial Union Great Plains Ballroom
Free student event presented by the Residence Hall Association
Contact giovanni.escalera@ndsu.edu with any questions about the event.


Thank you to our Homecoming sponsors: Gate City Bank, Costco, Big 98.7, Brakebush and Sysco.




Homecoming Information

Join us as we celebrate our top research institution, successful athletics and great community.


Apply to have a float in the parade, review guidelines and see the parade route.

Other events

Check out more reunions and gatherings happening during Homecoming week.

Past Homecoming highlights

Take a look back at the 2017 Homecoming celebration.