KU to Celebrate 2023 Homecoming Oct. 23-28

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KUTZTOWN, Pa. – Kutztown University is proud to celebrate the return of its annual Homecoming week on campus, Oct. 23-28.

Homecoming 2023 has events for kids, adults, students, staff 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. A campus map can be found online and printed for convenience.

In the event parking and tailgate lots are sold out, additional free parking is available in Lots A2 and A3.

Tuesday, Oct. 24

KU Cares Day

Afternoon: Community Clean-Up
1-3 p.m.
The Strand Theater, 32 North Whiteoak Street 

Evening: “Why does KU Care?” Panel
6-8 p.m.
McFarland Student Union, President’s Room 250 

Friday, Oct. 27

“Call to Question” by Sue Coe
11 a.m.
The Marlin and Regina Miller Art Gallery 

“Painter of the Stars”: The Life and Work of Milton J. Hill
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
DeLight E. Briedegam Building

Kutztown University Sustainability Summit
2-4:30 p.m.
101 de Francesco 

Saturday, Oct. 28

DMZ Events

HC Cub Tent (Family Friendly)
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

HC Bear Tent (21+)
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Decades Pictures
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Alumni Plaza

5th Quarter Mix and Mingle
5-7:30 p.m.
Kutztown Community Partnership, 306 W Main Street


Join us as the KU Golden Bears take on the Marauders of Millersville for the Homecoming game. Kickoff is at 2:05 p.m. Tailgate registration opens at 1 p.m. with the hot buffet being opened at 1:30 p.m. Cost for the tailgate is $40, ages nine and under are complimentary. Pre-registration is highly recommended as this event will be capped at 175. Walk-up registrations will be charged $50. For more information, please phone 610-683-4110.

Tailgate Registration

Football Parking

Football Tickets

Other Athletics

Saturday, Oct. 28

Women’s Swimming vs. East Stroudsburg and California (Pa.)
Keystone Natatorium

Men’s Rugby vs. Penn State
1 p.m.
North Campus Rugby Pitch

Affinity/Alumni Groups

The Office of Alumni Engagement has a variety of programming for affinity groups. Affinity group events are free of charge unless otherwise indicated; however, registration is required for most. Click here to register.

Friday, Oct. 27

Multicultural Student/Alumni Engagement Networking Event
3:15-4:45 p.m.
223 MSU

Men's Lacrosse Alumni Game
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Keystone Field

Saturday, Oct. 28

Women's Lacrosse Alumni Game
8-10 a.m., Keystone Field
10-11 a.m., Breakfast served

AA Meeting - hosted by KU Collegiate Recovery*
9-10:30 a.m. | MSU Fireside Lounge

Divine Nine Alumni Reunion
10-11:30 a.m. | 223 MSU

FUEL and College of Business Alumni Gathering
10-11:30 a.m. | 312 MSU

History Presentation: Kutztown University's History: Hiding in Plain Sight*
10-11:30 a.m. | Old Main Concourse | Jason Graver '92, M '18

Housing and Res Life Reunion
10-11:30 a.m. | 250 MSU

KU Administration*
10-11:30 a.m. | Kemp Lot, closest to Haring Fitness Park

KU Marching Unit GOBs Alumni Reunion
10-11:30 a.m. | Schaeffer Auditorium, Wells Rehearsal Hall

KUPA Reunion
10-11:30 a.m. | 325 MSU, Refreshments in 322 MSU

Military and Veteran Student Services
10-11:30 a.m. | 323 MSU, Refreshments in 322 MSU

Mu Sigma Upsilon Reunion
10-11:30 a.m. | 324 MSU, Refreshments in 322 MSU

Softball Alumni Gathering
10-11 a.m. | Softball Field

Sport Management Gathering
10-11 a.m. | 106 de Francesco

Swimming Reunion
10-11:30 a.m. | Keystone Pool

Cheerleading Alumni Reunion
10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. | Kemp Lot, middle of lot

Black Alumni Reunion
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Kemp Lot, closest to building

Women's Basketball Alumni Reunion
noon-2 p.m. | Behind Risley Hall

Women's Center and LGBTQ+ Alumni Reunion
noon-2 p.m. | Boxwood House

Spades Tournament*
8 p.m. | Georgian Room

*Registration not required