Alumni, faculty, staff, students, families and fans gathered on Central Michigan University's campus Saturday to celebrate Homecoming.
Eric Fisher, former CMU All-American and Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman, was honored as the Homecoming grand marshal.
Check out the sights from the day to relive Homecoming 2016.
CMU picked up its first Mid-American Conference victory of the season with a 24-21 homecoming win over Ball State. The Chippewas improved their overall record to 4-2 and now are preparing to travel to DeKalb, Illinois, to take on the Northern Illinois Huskies Oct. 15. View the photo gallery.
The CMU community gathered at the lots of Kelly/Shorts Stadium and Alumni Village to show off their school spirit before the homecoming game. Students, faculty, staff, families and fans were decked out in maroon and gold to show their CMU pride. View the photo gallery.
NFL first round draft pick Eric Fisher led the CMU Homecoming parade of students, faculty, staff and alumni from campus to downtown Mount Pleasant as the 2016 Grand Marshal. View the photo gallery.
Every year, student engineers gather around Rose Ponds for the annual Cardboard Boat Race hosted by the School of Engineering and Technology. Throughout the week, teams constructed boats out of cardboard with hopes of successfully crossing both Rose Ponds. View the photo gallery.
Students started to get fired up for Homecoming at the Rock Rally. Activities included the pep rally, mock rock contest for the Maroon Cup, presentation of the football team and the announcement of the 2015 Homecoming Ambassadors. View the photo gallery.