Friday, October 18
6:00 a.m. WMHW-FM 91.5 Alumni Takeover
Tune in to 91.5 FM to hear alumni take over the student radio station all weekend, continuing 24 hours through midnight Saturday.
7:00 p.m. Rock Rally
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 2013 Homecoming Gold Ambassadors.
Saturday, October 19
8:00 a.m. 5K run and Miles for Medals fundraising run/walk
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 online. All proceeds benefit Special Olympics Michigan.
9:30 a.m. 50 Year Reunion/Alumni Continental Breakfast
Start your day off right with a complimentary breakfast outside Powers Hall. Stay right here to watch the parade.
11:00 a.m. Homecoming parade
The annual parade begins in Parking Lot 22 and travels through campus before heading north on Main Street to downtown Mount Pleasant.
12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Alumni Village
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.
1:00 p.m. Cardboard Boat Race
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.
3:00 p.m. Football game
Cheer on the Chippewas as CMU takes on Nothern Illinois University at Kelly/Shorts Stadium. Order tickets at 1-888-FIREUP-2 or online at www.cmuchippewas.com.