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Homecoming 2015
October 2-3, 2015
"Rocky's Road Trip: All Roads Lead to Western"


2015 Tentative Schedule Homecoming

 Friday, October 2, 2015
  • 5-9 p.m.  All-Alumni Social, Alumni House (Complimentary food, beer, wine and soda; cash bar available)
Saturday, October 3, 2015
  • 7-7:45 a.m.  Old Stompin' Ground Runaround Registration, Alumni House
  • 8 a.m.  Old Stompin' Ground Runaround: 5K Run/1.5 mile walk
  • 8:30 a.m.  Reunion Recognition Brunch & Social, Alumni House
  • 9:30 a.m.  All-Alumni Breakfast, Alumni House (Complimentary coffee and donuts)
  • 10:30 a.m.  Homecoming Parade
  • Noon-3 p.m.  Alumni Cookout at "The Right Place" tent - NEW LOCATION in Q LOT
  • 3 p.m.  Leathernecks Football Game vs. Southern Illinois - Hanson Field
    Tickets will not be mailed. The Homecoming football ticket sales are final. Therefore, all tickets purchased through the WIU Alumni Association are non-refundable.

**If you order mums, t-shirts, football tickets and/or lunch tickets, you can pick them up at the Alumni House any time on Friday and until 11:30 a.m. on Saturday morning. After 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, tickets/mums/t-shirts will be taken down to The Right Place tent, which is north of Hanson Field. You can pick up your items there. Any football tickets not picked up by 3:00 p.m. (game time) on Saturday will be left at the will call window at the stadium.


Homecoming 2014
WIU: A Hero's Homecoming. Who's Your Hero?

Marching Leatherneck in Homecoming 2014 Parade

If you were unable to join us on campus for Homecoming 2014, visit the WIU Homecoming 2014 YouTube channel More videos will be added soon!


  Homecoming T-shirts

Homecoming 2014 T-shirts are still on sale. If you didn't order a 2014 Homecoming T-shirt, call 309-298-1914 to order today.

  Parking Information

Permits will not be required in lots as of 5 p.m. Friday, until 7 a.m. Monday, with the exception of residence hall lots. Visitor parking is not allowed in reserved residence hall lots. Tickets will be issued to violators in handicapped spaces, reserved spaces and no parking zones (any area not designated as a parking space). If you have any questions or special parking needs, such as handicapped parking, please contact parking services at (309)298-1921.



Save the Dates for future WIU Homecoming Weekends

Homecoming 2015--Oct. 2-3, 2015
Homecoming 2016--Oct. 7-8, 2016
Homecoming 2017--Sept. 29-30, 2017