2017 Homecoming

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Sept. 17–25
Window Decorating
To kickoff the Homecoming competition, sign up to decorate a window showing off your organization's school spirit. Judging will be at noon on Monday, Sept. 25.
Sept. 25–29

Penny Wars
Student organizations will raise money during the Homecoming Competition. Proceeds will help the victims of recent hurricanes in the U.S.

Buell Management Building, atrium
Sept. 25, 8 a.m.–Sept. 30, 1 p.m.
"Made Possible By ..." Scavenger Hunt
Presented by the Student Philanthropy Council. Learn how donors make the LTU you love possible for a chance to win prizes – like an iPad Pro, VIP Homecoming concert tickets, or a bookstore gift card. All participants will get an LTU swag item. Text LTUHUNT to 51555 or visit ltu.edu/hunt for instructions and game rules.
Sept. 25–Sept. 30
Canned Food Drive
Student organizations will collect donations as part of the Homecoming Competition for the Franciscan Outreach Food Pantry in Southfield. Donations will be used in Saturday’s Canstruction Competition. 
Taubman Student Services Center, C404
Monday, Sept. 25    
7 p.m. Women's Volleyball vs. Rochester College Ridler Field House

Tuesday, Sept. 26    
12:30 p.m.

85th Celebration
Enjoy the festivities, and of course cake, as we celebrate the 85th anniversary of LTU.

Buell Management Building, atrium
12:30–2 p.m.

Society of Women Engineers "I Look Like an Engineer" Photo Shoot
Join the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) for a photo shoot celebrating diversity in engineering. All students and faculty invited.

Buell Management Building, atrium
6:30 p.m., Reception following President's Symposium
"Inclusive Technology: Seeking to Do Good"
At a time when technology is often used to divide and exclude, and when the latest upgrade can be more about status than ability, there are people who use technology to unite and empower.
More information
Science Building, Marburger Auditorium, S100
7–10 p.m.

Casino Night
Try your luck and win cool prizes including a front row parking spot! Student organizations will place their bets as part of the Homecoming Competition.

Buell Management Building, atrium
8 p.m.

Pizza and a Prof with Scott Schneider, PhD
Enjoy a slice and learn more about the recent solar eclipse, how to survive a zombie apocalypse, and time travel.

Reuss Residence Hall FYC (Lounge)

Wednesday, Sept. 27    
3:30 p.m. Men's Soccer vs. Marygrove College Athletic Field
8 p.m.

Best Pizza in Town followed by the "Reveal"
Try Free Pizza from local pizzerias and cast your vote for your favorite while enjoying a DJ, games and prizes! Stick around for the the “Reveal."

Real Food on Campus

Thursday, Sept. 28    
6:30 p.m. Annual LTUAA Business Meeting and Dinner
The LTU Alumni Association Board of Directors will introduce its newly elected members, discuss its activities over the past year and outline plans for the coming year. Both the meeting and dinner are free and open to all alumni.
8:30 p.m. Faculty vs. Students Flag Football Game
Students should wear blue shirts. Tech Transit will be available from Ridler Field House.
Southfield High School for Arts and Technology
9:30 p.m.

Powder Puff Game
Please arrive by 9:15 p.m. to receive your team assignment. Frosh/Sophomores (wear white) vs. Juniors/Seniors (wear blue). Tech Transit will be available from Ridler Field House.

Enjoy donuts, cider and a special halftime performance by the male cheerleaders. 

Southfield High School for Arts and Technology

Friday, Sept. 29    
3 p.m Women's Soccer vs. Siena Heights University Athletic Field
3:30 p.m. College of Engineering Hall of Fame Induction Engineering Building lobby
7 p.m. Night of Champions
A celebration of LTU student-athletes and their accomplishments on the field, in the classroom, and in the community. Featuring speaker D.J. Washington.
Ridler Field House
7:30 p.m. Men's Hockey Blue vs. Western Michigan University Southfield Sports Arena

Saturday, Sept. 30    
9 a.m. 2017 X-Techs Breakfast
Retired LTU faculty and staff members are invited to join us for a casual reunion breakfast before heading over to the Homecoming tailgate and Men's Soccer game.
Chanik Welcome Center
Taubman Student Services Center, C406
10 a.m.–12 p.m.

Canstruction Competition
Student organizations will compete to construct the most creative structure out of cans they collected in the Can Food Drive. Vote for your favorite at noon.

Athletic Field Parking Lot
11 a.m. Homecoming Tailgate/Alumni Tent
Reunite with old college friends over a beer, or bring the kids out to play games and visit campus. Everyone is invited to join the party, which will include face painting, pumpkin decorating, inflatables and other fun activities.
Register Tailgate Vehicle
Athletic Field Parking Lot
1 p.m Men's Soccer vs. Siena Heights University
The winner(s) of the Homecoming competition will be announced at halftime.
Athletic Field
6:30 p.m. Blue and White Night
Join us in celebrating 85 years of excellence at LTU with a "Diner en Blanc" style dinner. We'll bring the Blue, you bring the White. Enjoy dinner, dancing, an open bar and be among the first to tour our new Alumni House (formerly the Professional Development Center).
Discover outfit inspiration and wardrobe ideas
Alumni House
7 p.m.

#LTU Music Fest: 8th Annual Homecoming Concert featuring headliner SonReal
With Kirko Bangz and Ocean Park Standoff
Check the Student Engagement Facebook page and stay tuned for artist information, chances to win VIP passes, and more! Let us know you're hanging out with us on the night of the concert! Use hashtag #LTUMusicFest.

Register to be a volunteer for concert #perks.

UTLC Courtyard
8 p.m. Men's Hockey White vs. Western Michigan University Southfield Sports Arena

Homecoming Sponsors



Liberty Mutual Insurance
McVee's Bar & Grille
LTU Athletics
Tower Computer Services
 LTU Alumni Association
 Student Engagement