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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Thank you to our UW Homecoming 2017 sponsors

American Family Insurance
Capitol Lakes
Delta Airlines

Fluno Center
Miller Lite
Smart Motors
The University Book Store

If you’re interested in sponsorship opportunities for Homecoming 2017, please contact our Homecoming marketing partner, Campus Media Group, Inc. at 952-854-3100 or sales@campusmediagroup.com.



More than a century of Homecoming history

Since 1911, Badgers have been coming back to campus to celebrate their alma mater.

Hurray for Homecoming 2014

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.

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Celebrating Homecoming for More Than a Century

On a crisp November weekend in 1911, 3,000 University of Wisconsin alumni met up for what was known as 'smokes and cider' at the gymnasium before heading to Camp Randall to root for the home team, not knowing they were establishing a Badger tradition that would continue strong for over 100 years.

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Wisconsin Rewind 2013

In October 2013, Forward under 40 honoree Ben Relles '97, head of programming strategy at YouTube, shared with alumni, students and the community the surprising keys to finding a career you love, and how he leveraged his UW-Madison degree, the right mentors and his own experiences to discover how to put his passions to work.

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Homecoming 1969

In recalling Homecoming 1969, I was able to remember in great detail the purple suede mini jumper I wore and the lavender blousy shirt that went with it but could not remember who was the featured entertainment for that weekend. Any ideas?

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