Featured 2017 Homecoming Events
- Oct 20 – Alumni Celebration Reception
- Oct 20 – UW Homecoming Parade & Block Party
- Oct 21 – BADGER HUDDLE® Homecoming Tailgate
- Oct 21 – Wisconsin vs. Maryland Football Game
See the full list of events at uwfall.com/homecoming
Homecoming reconnects Badgers with the spirit and tradition they love about the UW. From on-campus activities to on-the-field action, every Badger will be able to find reasons galore to return for this beloved moment in time.
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More than a century of Homecoming history
Since 1911, Badgers have been coming back to campus to celebrate their alma mater.
The parade means traffic changes on Friday night.Read More >
It’s Homecoming at UW–Madison: the time for Badgers to come home. That’s really the only reason you need to return. But if you want more, we have 10.Read More >
Alumni, students, friends, and fans had such a good time during this year’s Homecoming that they couldn’t stop telling everyone about it … and we mean everyone!Read More >
In 2001, Pete Christianson ’71, JD’77 embarked on a mission to collect all of the UW’s Homecoming buttons since the event began in 1911.Via On Wisconsin
Downtown streets to be closed for 2015 Homecoming ParadeVia WAA
Return to the UW for the time-honored tradition of Homecoming, and relive what you love about this spirited event thanks to WAA’s ready-made party! When you celebrate among Badgers, you celebrate among friends.Via WAA
On October 17, our plucky Badgers will take on Purdue in 2015’s Homecoming game. This will be the 105th edition of Madison’s October classic, and the 83rd meeting between the UW and the Purdue Boilermakers.Read More >
Did you know that, in 1948, UW students tried to replace the live badger mascot with a live raccoon? Of course, it didn’t catch on (as if a raccoon could replace Bucky). Here are the ten best moments in UW Homecoming history.Read More >
From a game that was over essentially before it began to pre-game festivities that alumni never wanted to end, UW Homecoming 2014 was an all-around Big (Ten) success.Read More >