Friday, October 2
WMHW-FM 91.5 Alumni Takeover: 6:00 a.m.
Tune in to 91.5 FM to hear alumni take over the student radio station all weekend, continuing 24 hours through midnight Saturday.
Rock Rally: 7:00 p.m.
Go to Warriner Hall’s Plachta Auditorium for the pep rally, mock rock contest for the Maroon Cup, presentation of the football team, and the announcement of the 2014 Homecoming Gold Ambassadors.
Saturday, October 3
5K run and Miles for Medals fundraising run/walk - 8:00 a.m.
Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. at Finch Fieldhouse for the 8 a.m. start. Choose a 5K run/walk or a one-mile fun run/walk. All proceeds benefit Special Olympics Michigan.
50 Year Reunion: 9:00 a.m.
Alumni Continental Breakfast: 9:30 a.m.
Start your day off right with a complimentary breakfast outside Powers Hall. Stay right here to watch the parade.
Homecoming parade: 11:00 a.m.
The annual parade begins in Parking Lot 22 and travels through campus before heading north on Main Street to downtown Mount Pleasant.
Tailgate Lots Open: 11:00 a.m.The parking lots at the south end of campus will open 4 hours prior to kickoff
Alumni Village: 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Join the free campus wide celebration near Rose Ponds for food, fun, and friends. WMHW-FM alumni will broadcast live on location. Visit with a favorite professor, grab some food, and soak up the atmosphere that is CMU Homecoming.
Cardboard Boat Race: 1:00 p.m.
Held in the afternoon of Homecoming, this event draws quite a crowd to Rose Ponds (near the CMU Events Center). For two weeks, students in the Engineering programs work on building cardboard boats. They sail the boats across the ponds, and the first team to the other side wins.
Football game: 300 p.m.
Cheer on the Chippewas as CMU takes on Northern Illinois at Kelly/Shorts Stadium. Order tickets at 1-888-FIREUP-2 or online at