Main Events

Football Game

Get your tickets for the epic face-off between the UD Fightin' Blue Hens and the University of Albany! Don your blue and gold gear and cheer on the Hens to victory!

Homecoming Court

Members of the Class of 2014 who embrace UD spirit and embody the UD brand are encouraged to apply for Homecoming Court. Five male and five female students will be selected as members of Homecoming Court and will campaign to gain votes to be elected Homecoming King and Queen. The crowning of the winners will take place on Saturday, October 12 at the football game. Click here for application details.

Goalpost Party

We're bringing back the Goalpost Party! The event will take place under a tent as part of the Hospitality Village on South Campus adjacent to the Bob Carpenter Center. Guests will be treated to the 10-piece party band All About Me. $15.00 per person includes endless appetizers, two drink tickets, a cash bar, photo booth and more. Click here for details and to register.

Pep Rally

Don’t miss the second annual Pep Rally on Friday, October 11 at 4:30 p.m. on Laird Campus turf. Come enjoy student performers, meet student-athletes and cheer on the dance team, cheerleaders, YoUDee and more. Click here for details.

Presidential Citation

The Presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement honors UD graduates of the last 20 years who exhibit great promise in their professional careers and/or public service activities. The award ceremony takes place on Friday, October 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the Roselle Center for the Arts.

Outstanding Alumni

Presented annually to an alumnus and alumna in recognition of their exemplary work on behalf of the University of Delaware and/or the University of Delaware Alumni Association, this award will be presented on Saturday, October 12 at halftime of the Homecoming football game.

Spirit Stations

Show your Blue Hen pride throughout Homecoming week and win prizes at the UD Spirit Stations. The Spirit Stations will be giving out a different prize each day to students and employees wearing UD gear. Click here for station locations and prize details.

Affinity Reunions

Special alumni reunions, gatherings and tailgates will be held throughout Homecoming weekend. Check the Reunions page for the schedule and to sign up for an event!

Photo Contest

Show your UD employee pride by getting together with your colleagues and students, snapping a photo and posting it on the UD Alumni Relations Facebook page. The photo with the most “likes” is the winner, and the UD Alumni Association president will also crown a UDAA favorite. Check out UDaily for more details about this fun competition. The 2012 winners were the UD Honors Program and the Carvel Research and Education Center in Georgetown.