Skip to main content
Skip to navigation
University of Missouri

2015 Homecoming and Campaign Kickoff Events

Use this guide to plan your CoMo trip

Homecoming 2015

More Homecoming 2015 stories »

2015 Parade Route

2015homecoming_map_web Download map

Can’t attend Homecoming?

Find updates and streaming coverage of the parade and talent competition at

Special accommodations

Email to request special accommodations for attending or participating in Homecoming.


Check out the Mizzou Alumni Association’s mobile site from your smartphone.

Homecoming Events

Sept. 28–Oct. 1

Homecoming Blood Drive
11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Hearnes Center
Thousands of students and alumni participate in the Homecoming blood drive, one of the nation’s largest college‐based drives. Make an appointment to donate in Columbia, or visit to find a satellite drive near you.

Oct. 5–7

Talent Competition
presented by Todd Student Living
6:30 p.m., Missouri Theatre
Check out talented Mizzou students singing, dancing and joking onstage. Purchase tickets online or at the box office on performance day, or stream the competition live at

Oct. 7

David McCullough Lecture
7 p.m., Missouri Theatre
World‐renowned historian and two‐time Pulitzer Prize winner David McCullough will give a talk on the Founding Fathers as part of The Kinder Forum on Constitutional Democracy’s public lecture series.

Oct. 8

Mizzou: Our Time to Lead Campaign Kickoff
5:30 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. dinner,
Mizzou Arena
Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin will officially kick off MU’s comprehensive campaign, Mizzou: Our Time to Lead, at an invitation‐only black‐tie gala.

Oct. 9

Homecoming Headquarters
Noon to 4 p.m., Reynolds Alumni Center circle drive, Conley and Tiger avenues
Stop by the Reynolds Alumni Center and Traditions Plaza to check in for the weekend and reconnect with old friends.

Campus Decorations
6 to 9:30 p.m., Greektown
Tour campus decs, and watch larger‐than‐life skits.

Sheryl Crow Benefit Concert
6 p.m. VIP reception, 7:30 p.m. concert,
Missouri Theatre
Grammy Award‐winning singer and songwriter Sheryl Crow, BS Ed ’84, is donating the proceeds from her concert to the MU School of Music building project. Tickets will be available through Ticketmaster.

Spirit Rally
9:30 p.m., Traditions Plaza
Rev up for the big game at the first spirit rally at the newly constructed Traditions Plaza.

Oct. 10

Homecoming Parade
presented by CenturyLink
Enjoy game‐day spirit as floats, bands and performers wend through campus and downtown Columbia. Stream parade coverage live at

Homecoming Game
vs. Florida
TBD, Memorial Stadium
The Tigers face the Florida Gators. At halftime, watch the Homecoming king and queen coronation. Single‐game tickets are on sale at, or call 800‐CAT‐PAWS.