Rock Chalk Around the World | Homecoming 2020

KU’s 108th Homecoming will take place Sept. 28-Oct. 3, 2020.

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Home on the Hill Homecoming 2020

Homecoming Schedule

Homecoming may look different this year, but we’re still excited to celebrate Jayhawk pride. Events have been reimagined and new events have been added.

Schedule

Archival photo of KU Homecoming

History

On November 23, 1912, KU played its first Homecoming football game against well-established rivals the Missouri Tigers. Learn more about the storied history of KU Homecoming.

History

More Homecoming Information

KU Homecoming pep rally

Marching Jayhawks

Mark your calendar for a live-streamed performance by the Marching Jayhawks at 5:40 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 2, ending with a Team KC flyover at 6 p.m.

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KYou Networking Week

KYou Networking Week

One Jayhawk connection can change your world! Find virtual events to connect with fellow ’Hawks in a variety of industries.

Schedule

2020 Homecoming Shirt

Homecoming shirts

Commemorate Homecoming and add to your collection with this year’s T-shirt, available in-store or online from the KU Bookstore.

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Home on the Hill Homecoming 2020

Virtual Bingo

Our free virtual Homecoming Bingo event brings Jayhawks together for a week-long game full of prizes, fun and nostalgia.

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Hadl, Sayers honored

Bronze statues of legendary Kansas Football players John Hadl and Gale Sayers will be unveiled outside the Anderson Family Football Complex at halftime of the Jayhawks game on Oct. 3 vs. Oklahoma State.

Watch live

Scavenger Hunt

Test your knowledge of Mount Oread’s art, icons and statues in our virtual Homecoming scavenger hunt—you can play whether you’re near or far.

Coming Soon

Baby Jay at KU Homecoming

Awards

Three Homecoming awards recognize outstanding students and alumni each year: the Ex.C.E.L. Award, the Spirit of 1912 Award, and the Jennifer Alderdice Homecoming Award.

Awards

KU Homecoming Parade

Fun Facts

Do you know when KU’s first Homecoming Parade was held? Have you heard of Dandelion Day? Learn more fun facts from past Homecoming celebrations.

Fun Facts

Archival photo of KU Homecoming

Past Themes

KU introduced Homecoming themes in 1956. The first theme was “Songs for Victory.” The theme provides a basis for the week’s celebrations and helps guide events.

Past Themes

Archival photo of KU Homecoming football game

Football Games

Find a complete record of past KU Homecoming football games including KU’s opponent, game scores, head coaches, attendance numbers and other fun facts.

Football Games

Rock Chalk, Jayhawk!

Questions about Homecoming? Let us know!

Megan McGinnis

Megan McGinnis

Assistant Director of Student Programs

megan.mcginnis@kualumni.org