​​​​​​​Friday, October 3

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.

Latino/a Alumni Career Session: 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
A panel of CMU alumni from a variety of fields will share information about their personal careers and discuss strategies to be successful in a career. A representative from the Career Services Office will also discuss services they offer students and alumni.
Water and cookies
Location: Moore Hall, Room 105

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.

Volunteer Center Constituency Chapter Annual Meeting: 7:30-10:00 p.m.

Shawna Ross will be hosting the Volunteer Center Constituency Chapter annual meeting on Friday, October 3 from 7:30-10:00 p.m.  Appetizers & drinks will be provided and the meeting will kick off promptly at 8:00 p.m.  For those interested but can’t be present, conference call participation will be available.  ​

 IPR Alumni & Student Dinner: 4:00 p.m.

Come to catch up, network and meet some very ambitious IPR students. 

 Please  plan to have your dinner or appetizers ordered by 4:45. Attendees are responsible for paying for their own food/drinks. We'll be in the banquet room at the Italian Oven. 
Space is limited to 60 people total. If you plan to attend, contact Rachel Esterline Perkins at or 989-330-1201.

Saturday, October 4

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, register onlineAll 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.

Recreation, Parks and Leisure Homecoming Reception: 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

All RPL alumni are invited.Providing coffee, bagels and doughnuts on Saturday October 4th from 9:30 to 10:30 am in the Finch Adventure Center. Please RSVP to

Homecoming parade: 11 a.m.

The annual parade begins in Parking Lot 22 and travels through campus before heading north on Main Street to downtown Mount Pleasant.

Volunteer Center Tailgate Party: 12:00 p.m.

The Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center will be hosting a reception/pre-tailgate party at the center on Saturday, October 4 beginning at 12:00 noon.  Cider and hot & warm appetizers will be provided.

 ​Alumni Village: 12:30 - 3:30 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.

NPHC & CMU Black Alumni Assoc.

Back on the Yard -  Homecoming 2014 - Register Online​
  • Homecoming Tailgate
    • Rose Ponds
    • Menu: Hot dogs, rib tips, chicken, mac & cheese & greens
  • CMU vs. Ohio Homecoming Game
    • Kelly/Shorts Stadium
  • NPHC Stroll Off
    • Plachta Auditorium
  • Homecoming Mixer & Dance
    • Student Activity Center – 10 p.m.-3 .a.m.
      • Re-connect with friends over a game of bowling, pool or just hang out in the Alumni Lounge. There will be games and food provided

Cardboard Boat Race: 1:30 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.

Mentor Reunion with Don Holland: 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $42.50 per person and includes game ticket, parking and food.

Register to Harriet Tresedder Clark:​ (248)-882-9354

Football game: 3:30 p.m.

Cheer on the Chippewas as CMU takes on Ohio University Bobcats at Kelly/Shorts Stadium. Order tickets at 1-888-FIREUP-2 or online at

Latino/a Dinner Social: Immediately Following the Game 

Meet alums at Los Aztecas Restaurant, 4445 Blue Grass Rd. in Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858, (989) 775-8594. Food and beverages at the restaurant are the responsibility of attending alumni and friends. Check out our Facebook page at Feel free to contact Laura Gonzales, Chapter President, at if you have any questions. Regiser Online.