KU to Celebrate Homecoming Oct. 21-27

Good Times Roar Homecoming 2019 Kutztown University

KUTZTOWN, Pa. – Kutztown University is proud to celebrate its annual Homecoming week on campus this week, Oct. 21-27.

Homecoming 2019 has events for kids, adults, students, staff, faculty and alumni all week long.

A full listing of week-long student events can be found online.

The Kutztown University Foundation is also hosting events this week. Full details and registration information can be found on their website.

KU is advising visitors to park in recommended lots and prepare for additional travel time for weekend events. Recommended parking lots can be found below and a campus map can be found online and printed for convenience.

Overflow Parking: Lots C3 and C5 can be used as overflow lots throughout the weekend.

Wednesday, Oct. 23

Field Hockey vs. Mansfield
Andre Reed Stadium, 5:30 p.m.
Parking: F1, F6

KUPresents! Americana Dinner
5-7 p.m., PA German Cultural Heritage Center
Parking: B1, B2, B3 (shuttle service available, beginning at 4:30 p.m.)

KU Presents! Steep Canyon Rangers
Schaeffer Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.
Parking: B1, B2, B3 (shuttle service available, beginning at 4:30 p.m.)

Thursday, Oct. 24 – Friday, Oct. 25

KU Open Classroom Day
Parking: Visitor Parking Spaces (must register and pick up visitor pass at 107 Academic Forum prior to parking)
The Center for the Enhancement of Teaching invites alumni and the greater KU community to take a look into some of our campus classrooms. Visit a class that reminds you of your days at KU, or try something completely different to spark your mind.

Friday, Oct. 25

Women’s Volleyball vs. Lock Haven
Keystone Arena, 7 p.m.
Parking: E1, E2

Saturday, Oct. 26

Admissions Open House
Schaeffer Auditorium, 8:30 a.m.
Parking: Fairgrounds

Affinity/Alumni Groups
Campus, All Day
Parking: C1, C2, C3, C5

Fan Fest
DMZ, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Parking: C1, C2, C3, C5
Family-friendly entertainment including free food, music, inflatables, live animals, personalized balloon creations, golf cart tours, photo booth and more activities under this tent. Registration required.

Bear Den
Behind Risley Hall, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Parking: F1, F2, F6, E1, E2 (parking fee)
Stay close to the football tailgate action, but gather with your affinity or athletic group behind Risley Hall. Registration required.

KU Foundation Football Tailgate
Student Recreation Center, 1 p.m. (sold out)
Parking: E1, E2 (parking fee)

Men’s Rugby vs. Saint Bonaventure
North Campus Rugby Pitch, 1 p.m.
Parking: B2, B3

Football vs. Shippensburg
Andre Reed Stadium, 2:05 p.m.
Parking: F1, F2, F6, E1, E2 (parking fee)

S’More Homecoming Dessert Bar
Behind Risley Hall, immediately following football game
Not quite ready to go home? Stay after the game to enjoy a heated, lighted space behind Risley Hall. Make your own s’mores, enjoy pre-made desserts and sip hot chocolate with fellow Golden Bears.

Women’s Volleyball vs. Bloomsburg
Keystone Arena, 4 p.m.
Parking: E1, E2, D3, D4, C3, C5

Women’s Soccer vs. Shippensburg
Keystone Field, 6 p.m.
Parking: E1, E2, D3, D4, C3, C5

Sunday, Oct. 27
SGB Fall Fest
DMZ, noon-3 p.m.
Parking: C1, C2, C3, C5
Join us for Kutztown University Fall Fest from noon to 3 p.m. on the DMZ on South Campus. Pumpkin painting, t-shirt tie-dye stations, live music and free pizza will be provided.