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October 22–29

Live. Play. Stay.

You're invited to a week of Fearless Ideas.

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Welcome back to the University of Maryland for a week of Fearless Ideas—the core of all we do here. Be a part of it all: Heart-pounding athletics. Football tailgates. Good eats. Great friends. Inspiring art. Smart conversations. Belly laughs. And a triple scoop of Terp pride.

Rediscover all you love about Maryland. And make new memories you’ll treasure as much as the old. Welcome home.

Featured Events

Maryland vs Indiana

Saturday, Oct. 28 / Kickoff TBD / Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium

$25–$50 / The Terps will take on the Indiana Hoosiers—come out and celebrate Terp spirit and Maryland football's 125th anniversary.

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Wear your pride! Find your 125th anniversary T-shirts and memorabilia at the UMD Bookstore in the Stamp Student Union or at shop.umterps.com.


Three hours before kickoff / Campus Farm

Join fellow College of Agriculture and Natural Resources alumni for a tailgate and hear from Dean Craig Beyrouty about the college’s strategic initiatives following statewide listening sessions that will inform its Fearless Ideas.

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Greek Life Alumni Tailgates

Contact your chapter for times and locations

Fraternity and sorority chapters will coordinate and host alumni events throughout Homecoming weekend, so check with your organization’s chapter president or alumni advisors for information and details.

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Alumni Tailgate

Saturday, Oct. 28 / 2.5 hours before kickoff
Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center

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The Alumni Association welcomes alumni, friends and visitors to its annual Homecoming Tailgate, an all-inclusive experience of food, drink and a whole lot of fun. Get your groove on to live music, play some tailgate games and connect with old and new friends.

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UMD Homecoming Service Day

Sunday, Oct. 22 / 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Ritchie Coliseum

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UMD student organization Terps Against Hunger, in partnership with the Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life and other student groups, will package 300,000 meals for local families. All are welcome.


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Comedy Show:
Hasan Minhaj

Thursday, Oct. 26 / 8 p.m. & 10:30 P.M.
Ritchie Coliseum

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Student Entertainment Events presents Hasan Minhaj, “Daily Show” senior correspondent and host of the 2017 White House Correspondents’ Dinner. His first standup show on Netflix, now streaming, is called “Homecoming King.”

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Terp Carnival

McKeldin Mall

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The Division of Student Affairs hosts a party on the mall, with inflatables, games with great prizes, a beer garden, classic carnival fun and a bang-up ending: a fireworks show.

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University of Maryland

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Capital One Field
at Maryland Stadium

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Student Homecoming Committee

The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Ticket Office: 301.405.2787 (ARTS)

Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life

University Athletics
Ticket Office: 301.314.7070 or 800.IM.A.TERP

University of Maryland Alumni Association
301.405.4678 or 800.336.8627

Student Entertainment Events (SEE)