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What is featured?

Sunday, 22 Oct 2017

Homecoming: Parade

Oct 22, 2017

2:00 PM

Main Street, Ames

free

Alumni Association Special events

Parade entries include student, university and local businesses and organizations. Music and food trucks also will be on site.

Homecoming: Creative spirits

Oct 22, 2017

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Carver Hall

$10 ($5 for students)

Alumni Association Special events

Paint your ISU pride on canvas.

Monday, 23 Oct 2017

Homecoming: Food on Campus

Oct 23, 2017

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Central campus

Alumni Association Special events

Lunch catered by Fazoli's. Free with homecoming button ($5).

Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017

Homecoming: Food on Campus (new location)

Oct 24, 2017

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Alumni Association Special events

Lunch catered by Chick-Fil-A. Free with homecoming button ($5).

Homecoming: CyFactor

Oct 24, 2017

7:30 PM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Special events

Student talent competition and variety show.

Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017

Homecoming: Food on Campus

Oct 25, 2017

7:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Central campus

Alumni Association Special events

Lunch catered by Panera. Free with homecoming button ($5).

Homecoming: 'Bomb' Transcribe-A-Thon

Oct 25, 2017

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

134 Parks Library

free

University Library Special events

Participants will learn about "The Bomb" -- Iowa State's yearbook from 1894 to 1994 -- and how to transcribe its content. A quick tutorial is all it takes to get started. The event is free, and participants may come and go during the afternoon. Join the fun and learn about ISU history, too.

Fine dining dinner: Ciao ISU, Taste of Italy

Oct 25, 2017

6:30 PM

Tearoom, 23A MacKay Hall

$30 ($35 with wine)

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Special events

The menu includes charcuterie board, butternut squash soup, roasted caprese salad, red wine-braised pork medallions and tiramisu. This is one of three themed dinners hosted this semester by students in hospitality management 487/587: Fine Dining Event Management. Reservations are required.

Homecoming: Yell Like Hell

Oct 25, 2017

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Central campus

free

Alumni Association Special events

Second cuts for the Yell Like Hell contest, which features skit competitions that promote school spirit with cheering, music and dancing.

Thursday, 26 Oct 2017

Homecoming: Food on Campus

Oct 26, 2017

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Central campus

Alumni Association Special events

Lunch catered by Fuzzy's Tacos. Free with homecoming button ($5).

Homecoming: NPHC Yard Show

Oct 26, 2017

8:15 PM

Curtiss Hall steps

free

Alumni Association Special events

Iowa State's National Pan-Hellenic Council organizations will put on individual performances showcasing steps and strolls (syncronized dance moves) that are specific to their individual organizations.

Friday, 27 Oct 2017

Homecoming: Food on Campus

Oct 27, 2017

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Central campus

Alumni Association Special events

Lunch catered by the Iowa Pork Producers. Free with homecoming button ($5).

Homecoming: Honors and Awards Ceremony

Oct 27, 2017

1:15 PM

Scheman Building, Benton Auditorium

free

Alumni Association Special events

Alumni and friends will be recognized at the 86th annual Honors and Awards Ceremony. All are welcome to attend. A dessert reception will follow the ceremony.

Homecoming: Pep Rally

Oct 27, 2017

5:00 PM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Special events

Celebrate Homecoming with food, cash bar, giveaways and games. The pep rally starts at 7 p.m., featuring the marching band and spirit squad, coaches, student-athletes, Yell Like Hell finals and Cardinal Court. Bidding in a silent auction starts at 4 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Cardinal Court royalty scholarship.

Homecoming: ExCYtement in the Streets

Oct 27, 2017

8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Greek neighborhood

free

Alumni Association Special events

Take a walk through the Greek house neighborhoods to see Homecoming decorations, displays and performances.

Homecoming: Pancake feed

Oct 27, 2017

10:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Central campus

$3

Alumni Association Special events

All-you-care-to-eat pancakes, with mass campaniling and fireworks at midnight.

Saturday, 28 Oct 2017

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Oct 28, 2017

11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Alumni Center

0 (charge for catered meal)

Alumni Association Special events

Cyclones everywhere are invited to celebrate at the ISU Alumni Center before every home football game. Enjoy giveaways, shopping, refreshments, marching band performances, Cy and spirit squad appearances, and entertainment for all ages. Doors open 3 hours prior to kick-off and end 30 minutes prior to kickoff.