UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

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Events and Programs

Homecoming 2022

Get ready for an action-packed week of events to show off our Falcon Pride! Check back here often as more events are scheduled.

Homecoming Food Drive
All Day
University Center and Athletic Events
Donate non-perishable food items throughout the week in the University Center, or bring an item to an athletic event throughout the week. All food will be donated to Freddy's Food Pantry. For questions, please email studentinvolvement@uwrf.edu.

Medallion Hunt
Noon
Student Involvement Social Media
Each day at noon a new clue will be dropped. The first person to find the medallion and return it to the Information Desk in the University Center will receive a Falcon Prize Pack. For questions, please email studentinvolvement@uwrf.edu.

Home-Cooked Homecoming Meal hosted by UWRF Greek Life
5:30 p.m
University Center Pete's Creek Patio
Come enjoy a Homecoming tradition of Professor Jake's Bean Soup and kick-off Homecoming with a home-cooked meal. Event is free and open to the public. The community is encouraged to attend. For questions, please email studentinvolvement@uwrf.edu.

Homecoming Food Drive
All Day
University Center and Athletic Events
Donate non-perishable food items throughout the week in the University Center, or bring an item to an athletic event throughout the week. All food will be donated to Freddy's Food Pantry. For questions, please email studentinvolvement@uwrf.edu.

Medallion Hunt
Noon
Student Involvement Social Media
Each day at noon a new clue will be dropped. The first person to find the medallion and return it to the Information Desk in the University Center will receive a Falcon Prize Pack. For questions, please email studentinvolvement@uwrf.edu.

Campus Rec Punt, Pass, Kick Tournament
4:30 p.m.
Intramural Complex
Join Campus Rec for a punt, pass kick tournament Register on IMLeagues.

DIY Homecoming T-Shirt
7 p.m.
Falcon's Nest, University Center
Design your free homecoming t-shirt! Event is free and open to all students. First come, first served. For questions, please email studentinvolvement@uwrf.edu.

 

Homecoming Food Drive
All Day
University Center and Athletic Events
Donate non-perishable food items throughout the week in the University Center, or bring an item to an athletic event throughout the week. All food will be donated to Freddy's Food Pantry. For questions, please email studentinvolvement@uwrf.edu.

Medallion Hunt
Noon
Student Involvement Social Media
Each day at noon a new clue will be dropped. The first person to find the medallion and return it to the Information Desk in the University Center will receive a Falcon Prize Pack. For questions, please email studentinvolvement@uwrf.edu.

Homecoming Border Battle
5:30 p.m.
Falcon's Nest, University Center
Represent your state with the tug-o-war battle of a lifetime. Wisconsinites vs. Minnesotans take to the rope and see which state will win the title! Cheer on your fellow Falcons and kick-off homecoming! Free and open to all. For questions, please email studentinvolvement@uwrf.edu.

Bowling
10 p.m.
St. Croix Lanes
UWRF Campus Recreation has partnered with St. Croix Lanes to offer a discounted bowling night! This event is free with your student ID and registation is required. Call St. Croix Lanes to reserve a lane, 715-425-2228.

Homecoming Food Drive
All Day
University Center and Athletic Events
Donate non-perishable food items throughout the week in the University Center, or bring an item to an athletic event throughout the week. All food will be donated to Freddy's Food Pantry. For questions, please email studentinvolvement@uwrf.edu.

Medallion Hunt
Noon
Student Involvement Social Media
Each day at noon a new clue will be dropped. The first person to find the medallion and return it to the Information Desk in the University Center will receive a Falcon Prize Pack. For questions, please email studentinvolvement@uwrf.edu.

St. Croix Boat Cruise
6 p.m.
Stillwater, Minn.

St. Croix Boat & Packet Cruise
525 South Main St.
Stillwater, Minn.

Cost: $40/person

The annual St. Croix Boat Cruise will kick off Homecoming weekend festivities! Join us in Stillwater for a fun dinner on the river with alums and friends. The Riverboat will depart at 6 p.m.
The menu will include hamburgers and chicken, accompanied by potato salad, baked beans, fresh fruit and all the trimmings. Cash bar.

RSVP deadline: Thursday, Sept. 22. Confirmations will be sent via email approximately one week prior to the event.
For more information, click here or email pedro.renta@uwrf.edu

1970, 1971 & 1972 Golden Jubilee Reunion
All Day
Various Locations
Alums from 1970, 1971 & 1972 are welcome to join us on Friday, Sept. 30 and Saturday, Oct 1 to reconnect with friends and the university at our 50 year Golden Jubilee. Sign up for campus tours, the homecoming parade, halftime recognition and much more. Visit our website for more details https://www.uwrf.edu/alumni/goldenjubileeevent.cfm. Contact Director of Alumni Relations, Pedro Renta, at 715-425-4553 with any questions.

Homecoming Food Drive
All Day
University Center and Athletic Events
Donate non-perishable food items throughout the week in the University Center, or bring an item to an athletic event throughout the week. All food will be donated to Freddy's Food Pantry. For questions, please email studentinvolvement@uwrf.edu.

Medallion Hunt
Noon
Student Involvement Social Media
Each day at noon a new clue will be dropped. The first person to find the medallion and return it to the Information Desk in the University Center will receive a Falcon Prize Pack. For questions, please email studentinvolvement@uwrf.edu.

Bag Toss Tournament
4 p.m.
Falcon Center
Join Campus Rec for a bean bag tournament. Register on IMLeagues.

Falcon Volleyball vs. UW-Whitewater
7 p.m.
Falcon Center
For more information on athletics, click here.

Friends and Family Night
6 p.m.
University Center & Falcon Center
Come enjoy all that campus has to offer by showing your family and friends around! Climb the rock wall, play trivia, enjoy BINGO in the University Center and end your evening with a movie! Show off your school and have some fun with your family and friends. For questions, please email homecoming@uwrf.edu.

1970, 1971 & 1972 Golden Jubilee Reunion
All Day
Various Locations
Alums from 1970, 1971 & 1972 are welcome to join us on Friday, Sept. 30 and Saturday, Oct 1 to reconnect with friends and the university at our 50 year Golden Jubilee. Sign up for campus tours, the homecoming parade, halftime recognition and much more. Visit our website for more details. Contact Director of Alumni Relations, Pedro Renta, at 715-425-4553 with any questions.

Homecoming Food Drive
All Day
University Center and Athletic Events
Donate non-perishable food items throughout the week in the University Center, or bring an item to an athletic event throughout the week. All food will be donated to Freddy's Food Pantry. For questions, please email studentinvolvement@uwrf.edu.

Stuff-A-Falcon
8 a.m.
University Center
Come and enjoy a “build-a-bear” style event in which you will get a custom homecoming stuffed animal. Limit one per person. First come, first served. For questions, please email studentinvolvement@uwrf.edu.

Einstein Bros. Bagels
8-11 a.m.
University Center
Grab a quck bite at Einstein Bros! Offers fresh-baked goods, made-to-order bagel sandwiches, crisp salads, and gourmet coffee.

Phi Mu Reunion
8 a.m.
2nd floor, South Hall
All Phi Mu alumnae are cordially invited to attend.
8 a.m. Breakfast and social with the Phi Mu collegians
9 a.m.Annual Meeting
10:30 Homecoming parade on Main Street followed by lunch and Falcon Football.
Please contact Jenny Clay at jennclay496@gmail.com with any questions.

Extended Falcon Shop Hours
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Falcon Shop, University Center
We will open early on Homecoming. Stop in to get all your school spirit merchandise!
For more information, click here.
If questions, email 0375mgr@follett.com.

Marching Band Alumni Reunion
9-10:30 a.m.
Alumni Room, 117 South Hall
The event will feature two special guests, past Marching Falcons Director Larry Brentzel and future Marching Falcons Director Tom Barnett! At 10 a.m. Tom will be providing an update on the return of the Marching Falcons in fall 2023. Contact Julie Stucky at julie.stucky@uwrf.edu or Kellie Burrows at Kellene.burrows@uwrf.edu in the University Advancement office with any questions.

SciTech Update
9-9:45 a.m.
120 South Hall
Learn about the newest building coming to UWRF and how you can support innovation on campus and the community. For questions, please email alumni@uwrf.edu.

Alumni and Friends Coffee
10 a.m.
Veteran's Park, downtown River Falls
Stop by and enjoy a cup of coffee on us! Take this opportunity to socialize and network with fellow UWRF alumni and friends. Stick around to enjoy the annual Homecoming parade!

Food trucks
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
David Smith Stadium
Grab food and snacks from Mik Mart Ice Cream, Born to Fry and Taqueria Los Paisanos and check out the flair and fun tent that starts at 11 a.m.

Homecoming Parade
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Downtown River Falls
Please join us downtown for this longstanding Homecoming tradition. Register your Student or Alumni organization for the parade here. For questions, please email studentinvolvement@uwrf.edu.

Freddy's Locker Room
10:30 a.m. - Halftime
David Smith Stadium
Buy your Falcon gear before the game at Freddy's Locker Room. We will be outside the main stadium gates starting at 11 a.m. At noon, we move inside the stadium. For more information, click here.
For questions, email 0375mgr@follett.com.

Medallion Hunt
Noon
Student Involvement Social Media
Each day at noon a new clue will be dropped. The first person to find the medallion and return it to the Information Desk in the University Center will receive a Falcon Prize Pack. For questions, please email studentinvolvement@uwrf.edu.

Falcon Football vs. UW-Stevens Point
1 p.m.
David Smith Stadium at Ramer Field
For more information on athletics, click here.
Concessions will be available in Smith Stadium!

The UWRF Vets Club Reunion
3 p.m.
Johnnie’s Bar; 116 N. Main St.
All veterans are welcome to attend. Cash bar. If you have any questions, please contact Bob Buhr at 715-220-6988

Falcon's soccer versus UW-Whitewater
3:30 p.m.
Ramer Soccer Field
More information.

Falcon's Got Talent
8 p.m.
Falcon's Nest, University Center
This event showcases student talent on campus. Registration is open to all UWRF students. Sign up as an individual, team, or student organization to enjoy this homecoming tradition! Free and open to all. Register here. For questions, please email studentinvolvement@uwrf.edu.

 

Homecoming Food Drive
All Day
University Center and Athletic Events
Donate non-perishable food items throughout the week in the University Center, or bring an item to an athletic event throughout the week. All food will be donated to Freddy's Food Pantry. For questions, please email studentinvolvement@uwrf.edu.

2022 Scholarship Recognition Event
11:30 a.m - 1:30 p.m.
Riverview Ballroom, University Center
Event honors scholarship donors and recipients.

Homecoming 2022 Concert
2 p.m.
William Abbott Concert Hall, Kleinpell Fine Arts Building
Including Symphony Band, Choir, Alumni Choir members and more!
Presented by Directors – Dr. Sarah Babbs, Choir and Dr. Kristin Tjornehoj, Symphony Band
Tickets at the door:
$8.00 adults/$5.00 seniors/$2.00 students
Contact: Kris Tjornehoj, Music Department with questions Kristin.tjornehoj@uwrf.edu

For more event details please visit FalconsConnect or Corq

Future Homecoming Dates

  • September 30, 2023
  • October 5, 2024
  • October 11, 2025

Alumni

For additional details on alumni events, visit the Alumni page.