Wednesday, Nov. 9

Campus Store Fashion Show

11 a.m. and 12 p.m., VCB Atrium

Check out the latest threads and trends your UT Dallas campus store has to offer.

Homecoming Kickoff

6-9 p.m., SU Mall (VCB rainout)

Light up the night! The official kickoff of homecoming includes music, contests, games, food, prizes and more.

Homecoming 5K

6:30 p.m. check-in, 7:30 p.m. start, Plinth

Come try UT Dallas' very own nighttime 5K. Glow-in-the-dark items will be provided. Sign up on Orgsync.

Wine Tasting (Alumni Event)

6:30-8:30 p.m., III Forks Dallas

Wine tasting with alumnus and sommelier Dennis Haley, BS '99.

Thursday, Nov. 10

Mum Shop

10 a.m.-2 p.m., SU Dining Hall

Make your own mums and garters and showcase your homecoming spirit.

Spirit Rally

7-8 p.m., Activity Center Main Gym

Meet the basketball teams, cheerleaders and power dancers, and partake in some light‑hearted competition.

Up All Night

8:30 p.m.-12 a.m., Lot T

Enjoy music and food while decorating your homecoming float. This year, featuring a Drive-in Movie by Meteor Theater.

Friday, Nov. 11

Homecoming Parade

12 p.m., Rutford Avenue

A parade of custom-decorated golf carts, cars, pickups, live music and loads of Comet spirit.Registered Student Organizations, UT Dallas sponsored groups and campus departments can sign up to participate on Orgsync.

Post Parade Lunch

1-3 p.m., Lot J Basketball Courts (SU rainout)

Savor delicious food and drinks and talk up your favorite floats during the after-parade lunch tradition.

Cardboard Boat Regatta

6-8 p.m., VCB Atrium/Activity Center Pool

Look on as your fellow Comets launch their boats—solely made of cardboard and duct tape—in relay races across the campus pool. Team Sign up open until noon on Nov. 2.

Saturday, Nov. 12


12-5 p.m., Lot J (VCA rainout)

Bring your tailgate trimmings and enjoy beverages on us. Music, games and giveaways included. Sign up on Orgsync.

Women's Basketball
UT Dallas vs. Huston-Tillotson

5:30 p.m., Activity Center Main Gym

Come cheer the Comets on to a win.


7-10 p.m., Lot J (ATC rainout)

Homecoming music festival featuring a DJ, local bands and special performer Todrick Hall.


Photo Contest

Shoot action photos during Homecoming events and submit your favorites to [email protected] via by Nov. 13 at midnight. Only high resolution images of 300 dpi will be considered. Portrait orientation preferred but not required. Winners will be announced Nov. 16 at 3 p.m.

1st Place: $200 UTD Bookstore gift card
2nd Place: $100 UTD Bookstore gift card
3rd Place: $50 UTD Bookstore gift card

Homecoming Royalty

Homecoming top 10 announcement coming soon.

Door Decorating Contest

Decorate your department door to showcase your homecoming and school spirit. Sign up »

Food Drive

Participate in the 2016 Comets Can! Food Drive Challenge, where faculty and staff compete to collect the most nonperishable food and personal care items for the Comet Cupboard.

Get ready for Homecoming! #utdhc

Homecoming Committee


Catherine O'Mary


Ifeoma Ahuna


Kenny Nguyen
Parade & Up All Night


Lauren Boone
Parade & Up All Night

Not pictured: Jake Cruz and JW Van Der Schams, Tailgate.