Friday, February 16

Window Painting: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Millennium Student Center Bridge
Student groups and campus departments can compete in the window painting competition to demonstrate your school spirit and bring excitement and energy to Homecoming. Participating groups will be given supplies to decorate window space on the Millennium Student Center Bridge.

Teams can sign up in advance by completing the Homecoming Triton Spirit Competition Registration Packet on TritonSync here


Monday February 19

Homecoming Information Booth: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Millennium Student Center, 2nd Floor Rotunda
Want to find out more about what’s happening during Homecoming? Need a schedule of events? Still haven’t purchased your tickets for the Dinner & Dance? Stop by the Homecoming Information Booth for all the answers to your questions.
Office Decoration Judging, 2:30pm - 5:00pm
UMSL Office Spirit Competition 2018

Decorate your Office or Department to show your UMSL Spirit during Homecoming! Demonstrate your school spirit, and bring excitement and energy to Homecoming Week. The winning office will have bragging rights all across campus and win up to $300 toward an office party!

Campus Offices and Departments wishing to participate should register with the Homecoming Committee and have the office decorated by 12:00pm, Friday, February 16, 2018

After decorating is complete, members of the Homecoming Steering committee will come around to each office to judge. All decorations must meet the following requirements to receive participation spirit points and be considered for judging:

  • All artwork MUST include the following information:
    • The name of your office/department
    • The Homecoming slogan, “Gateway to the Best”
    • The Homecomign Facebook page address: facebook.com/umslhomecoming

Judges will grade all submissions on the following criteria:

Effort, Appearance, Creativity, Originality, Tastefulness, & School Spirit.


Register Your Office

Tuesday, February 20

Homecoming Information Booth: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Millennium Student Center, 2nd Floor Rotunda
Want to find out more about what’s happening during Homecoming? Need a schedule of events? Still haven’t purchased your tickets for the Dinner & Dance? Stop by the Homecoming Information Booth for all the answers to your questions.
Lip Sync Rehearsal: 5:00pm – 9:00pm
J.C. Penney Auditorium
Join the Homecoming Steering Committee for this performance-based competition open to any team, student organization, or campus department. Teams of up to 10 will choreography a dance and skit performance of up to 8 minutes. All Homecoming Court candidates are required to create their own performance for the competition.

Teams can sign up by completing the Homecoming Triton Spirit Competition Registration Packet on TritonSync here

Wednesday, February 21

Homecoming Information Booth: 11am – 2pm
Millennium Student Center, 2nd Floor Rotunda
Want to find out more about what’s happening during Homecoming? Need a schedule of events? Still haven’t purchased your tickets for the Dinner & Dance? Stop by the Homecoming Information Booth for all the answers to your questions.

Thursday, February 22

Homecoming Information Booth: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Millennium Student Center, 2nd Floor Rotunda
Want to find out more about what’s happening during Homecoming? Need a schedule of events? Still haven’t purchased your tickets for the Dinner & Dance? Stop by the Homecoming Information Booth for all the answers to your questions.
CANstruction: 8:00am – 12:00pm
Millennium Student Center, Century Room C
Student groups and campus departments collect can goods and non-perishables to create a structure that reflects the Homecoming theme. All donated items will benefit the Pagedale Family Support Center.

Teams can sign up by completing the Homecoming Triton Spirit Competition Registration Packet on TritonSync here.  . 
Chili Feed: 11:30am – 1:30pm
Millennium Student Center, Century Room AB
It’s the Homecoming Chili Feed! For only $5.00 for faculty & staff, and $4.00 for students, you will have the opportunity to sample 5 chili recipes submitted and served by UMSL faculty and administrators in the Chili Contest. Vote for your favorite chili entry and the winner will be honored with the Golden Ladle Award.

Buy tickets online at [coming soon]

Or buy tickets in person with cash, credit, or declining balance/dining dollars at Nosh, Triton Treats, Einstein Bros Bagels, Simply to Go Cafe (SLB), and Provincial House Dining Hall.

All proceeds benefit the Pagedale Family Support Center.
Be Inspired Kickoff: 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Millennium Student Center, Century Room C
The Be Inspired campaign encourages faculty and staff to give back to the UMSL community. Gifts can be designated for a particular department or program. To contribute online visit: Be Inspired
Pack the Stands: 5:30pm
Mark Twain Gymnasium
Watch the UMSL Tritons take on the Quincy Hawks. Enjoy free food and giveaways. Win great prizes. Free to students, faculty/staff, alumni, and children under 6. Valid UMSL ID or UMSL Alumni Membership Card required.

Friday, February 23

Homecoming Information Booth: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Millennium Student Center, 2nd Floor Rotunda
Want to find out more about what’s happening during Homecoming? Need a schedule of events? Still haven’t purchased your tickets for the Dinner & Dance? Stop by the Homecoming Information Booth for all the answers to your questions.
Fry-YAY and FIZZ: 11:am – 2:00pm
Millennium Student Center, the Nosh (1st Floor)
Stop by the NOSH for free fries and dipping sauce and a free 16 oz Coca-Cola beverage from the Freestyle machine in a souvenir cup!
Lip Sync Competition: 7:00pm
J.C. Penney Auditorium
Join the Homecoming Steering Committee for this performance-based competition open to any team, student organization, or campus department. Teams of up to 10 will choreography a dance and skit performance of up to 8 minutes. All Homecoming Court candidates are required to create their own performance for the competition.

Teams can sign up by completing the Homecoming Triton Spirit Competition Registration Packet on TritonSync here
Friday Night Flick: 7:00pm
Millennium Student Center, SGA Chamber
Join the University Program Board for their Friday Night Flick- Homecoming edition. Free snacks will be provided!
Friday Night Flick: 9:00pm
Millennium Student Center, SGA Chamber
Join the University Program Board for their Friday Night Flick- Homecoming edition. Free snacks will be provided!

Saturday, February 24

Service Saturday: 10:00am – 1:00pm
Millennium Student Center, Office of Student Involvement, Room 366
Join your fellow students, faculty, staff, and others as we give our time and talents to help make our community a better place. Stop by anytime throughout the day to give back to the people and places that help make our community whole.
Tiny Tritons Pancakes & PJs: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Millennium Student Center, the Nosh (1st Floor)
Join Tiny Tritons for our annual Homecoming Breakfast. Wear your PJs and come grab a stack of pancakes! We have lots of fun activities planned including Dr. Dan the Pancake Man from Dancakes, story time reading, movies, coloring pages, selfie station and MORE!  
Leaders & Luminaries: 5:00pm
Hilton Ballpark Village
Please join us for a Cocktail Reception We invite you to return to campus to connect with your fellow alumni, current student leaders, and the University. This year’s Leaders and Luminaries Reunion will bring together current and former student leaders from the Fraternity and Sorority Life community.

RSVP Required

Visit umslalumni.org/homecoming, Or call 314-516-5833 to RSVP
Homecoming Dinner & Dance: 6:30pm – 11:00pm
Hilton Ballpark Village

Alumni, students, faculty, and staff come together to celebrate UMSL at the annual dinner and dance at the Hilton Ballpark Village Hotel.

Tickets cost
  • $30 per individual
  • $55 per couple
  • $275 for a table of 10.
Where to Buy Tickets

Individual, couple, and student organization/campus department tickets will be available in the Office of Student Involvement, 366 MSC.

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

Shuttle Service for the Homecoming Dinner & Dance

Three shuttles will run a continuous loop between the UMSL Campus and the Hilton Ballpark Village. Stops are listed below.

  • Mansion Hill
  • Provincial House
  • University Meadows
  • Hilton Ballpark Village

Shuttle service will begins at 6pm at Mansion Hill. Final shuttle pick up at the Hilton Ballpark Village Hotel is at 12am. Shuttle service is free of charge. You can track the shuttle on the UMSL App! You can track the shuttle on the UMSL App! Download the app here and click on the Campus Life button for details and a real time view of the shuttles’ locations.