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.
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.
Want to participate in this year’s Homecoming parade? Complete the entry form by Sept. 15. All Protect KU guidelines must be followed.
Individuals and groups are invited to record a performance for Jayhawk Jingles! Submit your video performance by Sept. 18.
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.
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.
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.
Find a complete record of past KU Homecoming football games including KU’s opponent, game scores, head coaches, attendance numbers and other fun facts.