2022 Student Activities

Ice-cream Scoop Challenge

Dead River Games

Sunday, Sept. 18 | 1 p.m. | Clark Lambros Park

Held at Clark Lambros Park at the mouth of the Dead River, residence halls, club sports teams, and student organizations will compete in one of Homecoming's longest traditions--Dead River Games. Consisting of a series of relay races, this is an exciting and entertaining event for participants to compete for prizes. Spectators are welcome!

Sidewalk Chalk Contest

Sidewalk Chalk Competition

Tuesday, Sept. 20 | 12 p.m.-4 p.m. | Academic Mall

Taking place in the Academic Mall (between Harden Hall and West Science), the Sidewalk Chalk Competition is a chance for residence halls, club sports, and student organizations to show their Wildcat Pride and create the best design corresponding with the Homecoming theme.

Decorated Golf Carts

Pre-Parade Party

Thursday, Sept. 22 | 4 - 9 p.m. | Superior Dome

The golf carts are back! All registered residence halls, club sports teams, and student organizations will have valuable time to decorate their cart with the Homecoming theme. Participating groups will be judged during the Parade on Saturday, Oct. 2 and are competing for cash prizes. 

Swim and Dive in 2022 Homecoming Parade

Homecoming Parade

Friday, Sept. 23 | 5:30 p.m. | Third Street

Everyone's favorite tradition - the Homecoming Parade! The parade floats will line up in the parking lot behind the Dome and along Pine Street. To start, the parade will turn right on Fair Avenue (in front of the Berry Events Center), go up Third, turn left on Hewitt, then go down Front Street, and finish back behind the Superior Dome.

Football Game

NMU Football vs. Post University

Saturday, Sept. 24 | 2 p.m. | Superior Dome

The NMU Football game will be the grand finale of Homecoming week featuring the marching band. This is an event you won't want to miss!

All details and registration information for student organizations who would like to compete in the Homecoming events will be available on The Hub NMU. 

Alumni Activities

The Alumni Association has a full line-up of events for alumni to enjoy!

Community Activities

Homecoming Parade
Friday, September 23, 5:30 p.m.
Third Street
The parade will start on Pine Street, turn right on Fair Avenue (go in front of the Berry Events Center), go up Third, turn left on Hewitt, come down Front, and finish back behind the Superior Dome. 

NMU Football vs. Post University
Saturday, September 24, Time TBA
Superior Dome

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Learn about the history of Homecoming at NMU!

The Special Events Committee works hard to bring you all the fun and exciting events that occur during Homecoming. For more information, please email sec@nmu.edu, or visit us at facebook.com/NMUSpecialEvents and Instagram.com/NMU_SpecialEvents for updates and more.

The Special Events Committee is always looking for motivated and enthusiastic students to become a member of the Special Events Committee. Meetings are held Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. Contact the sec@nmu.edu or check out The Hub NMU if you are interested in learning more and/or joining the committee.