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What is featured?

Sunday, 21 Oct 2018

Homecoming Parade

Oct 21, 2018

2:00 PM

Downtown Ames

free

Alumni Association Special events Student activities

Come join the homecoming celebration in downtown Ames! Included in the parade will be the Cardinal Court, Iowa State representatives and dignitaries, student organizations, and many local businesses and organizations from the Ames area.

Monday, 22 Oct 2018

"How Iowa Met Baseball" Lecture with John Liepa

Oct 22, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Ames Public Library

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Special events

"How Iowa Met Baseball: The Myths, The History, The Players" with baseball historian John Liepa.

Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018

Competition: Three-Minute Thesis prelims

Oct 23, 2018

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2105 Pearson Hall

free

Graduate College Special events

The Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition helps students develop communication skills, allows them to share and take pride in their work, and offers the chance to compete for prizes. The ability to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to non-specialist audiences is a vital skill for all graduate students.

Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018

Homecoming: Yell Like Hell, second cuts

Oct 24, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Central campus

free

Alumni Association Arts, performances Special events

Yell Like Hell is a student-performed skit competition consisting of chants and cheers that demonstrate Iowa State spirit. It is designed to get students more involved on campus and develop Iowa State pride. The final skit is judged on enthusiasm, creativity and school spirit. Each skit represents the theme of Homecoming 2018, "This Is State" and the Iowa State Fight Song.

Homecoming: CyFactor Talent Competition

Oct 24, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Arts, performances Special events

A variety show of student talent. The top three placewinners will receive awards and perform at the Oct. 26 Homecoming pep rally.

Thursday, 25 Oct 2018

iOS 12 and You!

Oct 25, 2018

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

ISU Book Store-Tech CYte

Free

ISU Book Store Special events Student activities

Learn about iOS 12 and how to use it on your Apple devices.

Friday, 26 Oct 2018

Homecoming: Alumni awards ceremony

Oct 26, 2018

1:15 PM

Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building

free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions Special events

The ISU Alumni Association, colleges and Memorial Union will present some of their highest honors during the 87th annual honors and awards ceremony. A dessert reception will follow the ceremony.

Homecoming: Happy Hour

Oct 26, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions Special events

Participate in the CYlent auction scholarship fundraiser, shop for Cyclone apparel and souvenirs from the ISU Book Store, get a souvenir glass while supplies last, and enjoy activities for the kids -- including a bounce house, face-painting, and a photo booth. Complimentary light snacks and a cash bar will be available.

Homecoming: Pep Rally

Oct 26, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Arts, performances Special events

Enjoy giveaways and a pap rally featuring ISU coaches, student-athletes and performances by the Yell Like Hell finalists and CyFactor talent award winners. Attendees also can participate in the CYlent auction scholarship fundraiser, shop for Cyclone apparel and souvenirs from the ISU Book Store and enjoy activities for the kids.

Homecoming: ExCytment in the Streets

Oct 26, 2018

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Greekland neighborhood, Ames

free

Alumni Association Arts, performances Special events

Homecoming lawn displays, a tradition since 1912, and parade floats will be on display. Watch 10-minute skits and vote for your favorite parade float.

Homecoming: Pancake feed, fireworks and mass campaniling

Oct 26, 2018

11:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Central campus

$3

Alumni Association Special events

These events are Homecoming traditions. Mass campaniling and fireworks will start at midnight.

Saturday, 27 Oct 2018

Homecoming: Cyclone Central Tailgate

Oct 27, 2018

8:00 AM

Alumni Center

free

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. Catered meal available for an additional charge.