UW Homecoming — Save the Date

Get ready to come back to Madison during UW Homecoming week. It’s a great way to RE Wisconsin, as in … reconnect with campus, relive some favorite UW moments, and just all-around re-Bucky yourself in what you love about being a Badger.


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Featured 2019 Homecoming Events

Thursday, Oct. 10:

Friday, Oct. 11:

  • UW Homecoming Parade
    6 p.m. | State Street and Gilman Street
  • UW Homecoming Block Party
    After the parade | Alumni Park, One Alumni Place, and Memorial Union

Saturday, Oct. 12:

  • Multicultural Homecoming Tailgate and Game Watch
    1:30–5 p.m. | Pyle Center
    Registration coming soon.
  • Wisconsin vs. Michigan State Homecoming Football Game
    2:30 or 3 p.m. Kickoff | Camp Randall Stadium

Brought to you by the Wisconsin Alumni Association, Wisconsin Union, Isthmus, The Red Card Meal Plan, and MC Audio.

Thank you to our UW Homecoming 2019 sponsors

American Family Insurance
Capitol Lakes
Fluno Center
Smart Motors
The University Book Store



More than a century of Homecoming history

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

Badger football fans at Camp Randall stadium.


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.

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Bucky hat Photo by Andy Manis

Letters from Home(coming)

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!

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Homecoming Buttons

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