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Complete Calendar of Events 2014

All Week
Saturday, October 11
Sunday, October 12
Monday, October 13
Tuesday, October 14
Wednesday, October 15
Thursday, October 16
Friday, October 17
Saturday, October 18
Sunday, October 19


DATE

TIME

TITLE

LOCATION

DESCRIPTION

 

We Are FEARLE25!

UMD Alumni Association celebrates its 25th anniversary! Become a member for only $25! Limited time offer ends Sat Oct 18. To join, visit http://umaa.umd.edu/25days/.

Wed Oct 1 –
Wed Oct 8

Athletic Spirit Banner Project

Campus

Show your support for UMD Athletics Teams by creating a spirit banner! Sign up as a group to decorate a banner: student organization, residence hall floor, apartment roommates, and local alumni groups are all encouraged to participate.  Groups will be assigned a team playing during Homecoming Week. To request a banner, complete the online form on http://ter.ps/HC14banner.

Sun Oct 12 –
Wed Oct 15

Residence Hall Door Decorating Contest

Residence Hall Lobbies

Show your Terp Pride by decorating your room, suite, or apartment door! Create your own unique design, and make sure to incorporate the Homecoming Logo (found on http://homecoming.umd.edu/home/logo). Post a picture on Instagram with #UMDHomecomingDoor by 5pm on Wednesday, October 15 for a chance to win prizes.  Co-Sponsored by the Homecoming Committee and Department of Resident Life.

Sun Oct 12 –
Fri Oct 17

Residence Hall
Red Out

Residence Hall Service Desk

It’s Homecoming Week and time to paint the halls red! Stop by the Service Desk to pick up your red cellophane to tack onto your windows for a good old fashion RED OUT. Let’s show the Hawkeyes how we Think Loud, Think B1G, and Think Red. Sponsored by the Department of Resident Life and the Residence Hall Association.

Mon Oct 13 – Sun Oct 19

Day Passes to Eppley Recreation Center

Eppley Recreation Center

Want to work out while you’re on campus? Alumni can self-sponsor for a Day Pass for $7/day and sponsor up to 2 guests at the same rate of $7/day.

 

11:30 am & 6:30 pm

Maryland Fight Song playing on the Chapel carillon

Memorial Chapel

The Maryland Fight Song will play twice daily on the Chapel carillon.

 

Take it to the NextLEVEL with The Clarice

The Clarice

There’s no need to subscribe anymore, this season we’re introducing NextLEVEL; it will take your Clarice experience to new heights – you’ll have access to more, while saving money at the same time.  For more information, please visit, http://theclarice.umd.edu/nextlevel.

 

“Royal Remembrances” University Archives Exhibit

McKeldin Library, first floor and the Portico Lounge, second floor

Maryland hosted two very special fans in 1957 for a football victory over the North Carolina Tar Heels: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. Recollections, correspondence and mementos relate to that historic day.

 

Photo Gallery: Decades of Student Life

Footnotes Café in McKeldin Library

The Student Government Association initiated and funded a project to install historic photos in various campus buildings.  Selected by students, images from the University Archives show the long continuum of Terp life. 

 

Check out the Best View on Campus

McKeldin Library, second floor

The portico of McKeldin Library has reopened after being closed for years, and it offers a spectacular view of the popular mall.  Students love it for study breaks and meet-ups.  Access the portico through the Terrapin Learning Commons.

Sat Oct 11

10 am –
3 pm

Homecoming Terp Service Day

Grand Ballroom, Stamp

Volunteers will work together to package over 200,000 meals for malnourished people, focusing on individuals in the Prince George’s and Montgomery counties.  Alumni and their guests are encouraged to volunteer.  To participate, sign-up online at http://homecoming.umd.edu/home/service.

 

11 am –
4 pm

“Robert Blackburn: Passages” Gallery Exhibit

David C. Driskell Center, 1214 Cole Student Activities Building

Featuring about 90 works by Blackburn and 10 by his contemporaries such as Charles Alston, Will Barnet, Grace Hartigan, Robin Holder, and Normal Lewis. Passage will include works on loan from the Library of Congress, the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts’ Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, The Cochran Collection, The Nelson/Dunks Collection, and Metropolitan Transit Authority Arts for Transit and Urban Design, and others, and will be on display at the Driskell Center.  For more information, visit http://www.driskellcenter.umd.edu/Blackburn/index.php.

 

12 pm

UMD Field Hockey vs. Penn State

Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex

Go Terps!

 

2 pm &
7:30 pm

The Me Nobody Knows
UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies

Kay Theatre,
The Clarice

$25 public/$15 student. Save $5 with NextLEVEL.

Portrayed within the span of a single day, The Me Nobody Knows poetically examines the aspirations and fears of a multi-racial cast of young people. Inspired by actual writings of students, their stories are universal. In these students’ struggles lies their hope, and ours. They are the voices of change. The musical score combines rock music, classical fugues, rap and jazz that inspire passion and transformation.

Recommended for ages 12 and up.

 

8 pm

SEE Presents: Homecoming Comedy Show ft. Joel McHale

Cole Fieldhouse

Star of Community and The Soup, Joel McHale will be headlining this year’s Homecoming Comedy Show. Past headliners include Aziz Ansari, Lewis Black, and Jim Gaffigan.  Floor seats will cost $15 for students and $35 for non-students, while bowl seats will cost $10 for students and $25 for non-students.  Tickets will be available at umdtickets.com and through the Stamp Ticket Office at 301-314-TKTS (8587) starting Sept. 11. For more info visit see.umd.edu.

Sun Oct 12

1 pm

UMD Field Hockey vs. Penn

Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex

Go Terps!

 

2 pm

UMD Men’s Soccer vs. Penn State

Ludwig Field

Go Terps!

 

2 pm &
7:30 pm

The Me Nobody Knows
UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies

Kay Theatre,
The Clarice

$25 public/$15 student. Save $5 with NextLEVEL.

Portrayed within the span of a single day, The Me Nobody Knows poetically examines the aspirations and fears of a multi-racial cast of young people. Inspired by actual writings of students, their stories are universal. In these students’ struggles lies their hope, and ours. They are the voices of change. The musical score combines rock music, classical fugues, rap and jazz that inspire passion and transformation.

Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Mon Oct 13

Wear RED today!

Show off your Maryland Pride by wearing RED today! Don’t have a red shirt? Pick one up in the University Book Center for 20% off today only.

 

Tailgate Special in the South Campus and The Diner

South Campus and The Diner

The Dog House - signature Foot-Long Hot Dogs from the B1G states including Chicago Dogs, Michigan Coney Island Dogs and Jersey Fat Sandwich Dog.

 

10:30 am – 7:30 pm

Auntie Anne’s Food Special

Auntie Anne’s, Stamp

Free pretzel with the purchase of an order of mini dogs and a lemonade

 

11 am –
2 pm

Spirit Station in the Stamp

Stamp Food Court and Art and Learning Center

Grab a bite to eat in the Stamp and cheer on the Mighty Sound of Maryland along with Soccer coach Sasho Cirovski.  Make a game day sign, gimp bracelet, or pom pom in the Art and Learning Center.

 

11:30 am -
2 pm

Adele’s ‘Beat Iowa” Lunch Special

Adele’s, Stamp

Iowa Loose Meat Slider Trio $8 - perfectly seasoned ground Midwestern beef served on a potato roll with pickle and diced onion and sided with sweet potato fries. Add a slice of Chocolate Rum Bundt Cake for $3.99

 

2 pm –
8:30 pm

Sundae Special in the Maryland Dairy

Maryland Dairy, Stamp

90th Anniversary Celebration Birthday Cake Sundae only $2.14!

 

5 pm –
8:30pm

Adele’s ‘Beat Iowa” Dinner Special

Adele’s, Stamp

Slow Roasted Pork Tenderloin Wrapped in Prosciutto and topped with a Bacon Jam   $28.00  -  served with Iowa Dutch Lettuce and garlic mashed potatoes. Add a big slice of Chocolate Rum Bundt Cake for $4.99

 

7 pm –
8:30 pm

Residence Hall Lobby Decorating

Calling all residents! Come help create Homecoming spirit by decorating the lobby of your residence hall for Homecoming 2014. ThinkB1G! ThinkRed!

Tues Oct 14

Wear GOLD today!

Show off your Maryland Pride by wearing GOLD today! Don’t have a gold shirt? Pick one up in the University Book Center for 20% off today only.

 

Tailgate Special in the South Campus and The Diner

South Campus and The Diner

B1G Burgers and Beef - including Michigan Friti Cuban Burger, Illinois Horseshoe Open Faced Burger and Iowa Loose Meat Sandwich

 

11 am –
2 pm

Spirit Station in the Stamp

Stamp Food Court, main lobby, and Art and Learning Center

Grab a bite to eat, make a photo keychain in the main lobby.  Make a game day sign, gimp bracelet, or pom pom in the Art and Learning Center.

 

11:30 am –
2 pm

Create your own Homecoming Turtle

Labyrinth in the Garden of Reflection and Remembrance, Memorial Chapel, Main Lobby in raining

Make a personal Testudo stone as well as additional turtle stones to decorate the Labyrinth for Homecoming Week!

 

5 pm –
7:30 pm

Taco Bell Food Special

Taco Bell, Stamp

Two regular tacos for only $2!

 

6 pm –
7 pm

Think B1G and Say “Om”

Cole Fieldhouse

Join us as we Think B1G and try to break a World Record for the largest human yoga chain!  We need 700 Terps to connect with their inner-yogi, bend, flex, and breathe their way to big possibilities.  No prior yoga experience is necessary, and no membership is required.

 

7:30 pm

The Me Nobody Knows
UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies

Kay Theatre,
The Clarice

$25 public/$15 student. Save $5 with NextLEVEL.

Portrayed within the span of a single day, The Me Nobody Knows poetically examines the aspirations and fears of a multi-racial cast of young people. Inspired by actual writings of students, their stories are universal. In these students’ struggles lies their hope, and ours. They are the voices of change. The musical score combines rock music, classical fugues, rap and jazz that inspire passion and transformation.

Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Wed Oct 15

Wear BLACK today!

Show off your Maryland Pride by wearing BLACK today! Don’t have a black shirt? Pick one up in the University Book Center for 20% off today only.

 

8 am –
9 pm

Subway Food Specials

Subway, Stamp

Pre-order a six-foot sub for Saturday and get TWO dozen cookies for free.

Pre-order a three-foot sub for Saturday and get ONE dozen cookies for free.

 

11 am –
2 pm

Spirit Station in the Stamp

Stamp Food Court and Art and Learning Center

Grab a bite to eat and play UMD Trivia with SGA for a chance to win prizes!  Make a game day sign, gimp bracelet, or pom pom in the Art and Learning Center.

 

2 pm –
8:30 pm

Milkshake Special in the Maryland Dairy

Maryland Dairy, Stamp

“Fear the Turtle” milkshake only $2.14!

 

4:30 pm –7:30 pm

Homecoming Lobster Feast

South Campus and The Diner

Celebrate Homecoming with a special meal.

Resident Dining Plan - $4.95

All Others - $22.95

Featuring a whole steamed lobster with melted butter, Maryland Crab Soup, Cajun Potato Wedges OR Corn on the Cob or Green Beans, Garlic Parmesan Club Roll, Choice of Amaretto, Marble or Vanilla Cheesecake, Vegetarian Option- Eggplant Parmesan Casserole

 

7pm

UMD Men’s Soccer vs. Lehigh

Ludwig Field

Go Terps!

 

7pm

Greek Skits

Cole Fieldhouse

Watch UMD fraternities and sororities come together in the spirit of competition to show their Maryland Pride through themed skits specific for Homecoming Week. You do not need to be Greek to attend, all are welcome.

 

7:30 pm

The Me Nobody Knows
UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies

Kay Theatre,
The Clarice

$25 public/$15 student. Save $5 with NextLEVEL.

Portrayed within the span of a single day, The Me Nobody Knows poetically examines the aspirations and fears of a multi-racial cast of young people. Inspired by actual writings of students, their stories are universal. In these students’ struggles lies their hope, and ours. They are the voices of change. The musical score combines rock music, classical fugues, rap and jazz that inspire passion and transformation.

Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Thurs Oct 16

Wear WHITE today!

Show off your Maryland Pride by wearing WHITE today! Don’t have a white shirt? Pick one up in the University Book Center for 20% off today only.

 

Tailgate Special in the South Campus and The Diner

South Campus and The Diner

B1G TEN FRIES topped with your choice of Wisconsin Cheddar and Bacon, Iowa pulled pork, Cincinnati Chili or Jersey Disco Mozzarella and Brown Gravy.

 

10:30 am –
7:30 pm

Auntie Anne’s Food Special

Auntie Anne’s, Stamp

Mini dogs and a Pepsi for only $5!

 

11 am –
2 pm

Spirit Station in the Stamp

Stamp Food Court and Art and Learning Center

Grab a bite to eat while watching a capella performers!  Make a game day sign, gimp bracelet, or pom pom in the Art and Learning Center.

 

1:30 pm –
6 pm

Mpact: Fischell Festival in Bioengineering: Biomedical Emergency Response

Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building

The Fischell Festival demonstrates how University of Maryland bioengineering faculty and students are joining forces with colleagues in the medical field to design the next generation of biomedical devices, drugs and vaccines, and advanced treatments of injuries and disease.  For more information, visit http://fischellfestival.umd.edu/.

 

2 pm –
8:30 pm

Sundae Special in the Maryland Dairy

Maryland Dairy, Stamp

“Midnight Madness” Sundae only $2.14!

 

7 pm

NPHC Step Show

Colony Ballroom, Stamp

The Homecoming Step Show returns! UMD’s National Pan-Hellenic Council of historically black fraternities and sororities steps out with a high-energy and highly entertaining show. Information on purchasing tickets will be added to homecoming.umd.edu as it becomes available.

 

7:30 pm

The Me Nobody Knows
UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies

Kay Theatre,
The Clarice

$25 public/$15 student. Save $5 with NextLEVEL.

Portrayed within the span of a single day, The Me Nobody Knows poetically examines the aspirations and fears of a multi-racial cast of young people. Inspired by actual writings of students, their stories are universal. In these students’ struggles lies their hope, and ours. They are the voices of change. The musical score combines rock music, classical fugues, rap and jazz that inspire passion and transformation.

Recommended for ages 12 and up.

 

7:30 pm

MFA Dance Thesis Concert, Sharing a Dance With You

 

Dance Theatre,
The Clarice

$25 public/$15 student. Save $5 with NextLEVEL.

Sharing a Dance with You creates a communal space for audience involvement, creation and tasting. Exploring the relationships between gender, trauma, healing and wellness, the work encourages an immersive, sensory-based experience. Audience members transition from viewer to participant through the ancient and arguably mundane preparation, presentation and consumption of food. By making the audience as much a part of the meal as the artistic performance, everyone has the opportunity to explore issues of identity. Sponsored by the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.

Fri Oct 17

Wear ALL MARYLAND COLORS today!

Wear any and all of the four Maryland colors (black, gold, red, and white) today!

 

9 am –
12:30 pm

Mpact: UAVs and Robotics for Disaster Response

Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building

For more information and the full Mpact week schedule, visit http://www.eng.umd.edu/html/mpact/index.html.

 

11 am –
2 pm

Spirit Station in the Stamp

University Book Center

Make a game day sign for the football game the following day! Sponsored by the University Book Center.

 

11 am –
7 pm

Maryland Pride Day!

Don’t hide your Terp Pride! Wear your Maryland colors to win a prize. Showcase your school spirit by wearing your best Maryland gear to be eligible to win a prize. Prizes will be awarded every hour from 11am-7pm. Submit your photo via Instagram using #UMDResLife. The prize patrol will be on the lookout for you and your Maryland Pride! Sponsored by the Department of Resident Life.

 

12:30 pm –
2:30pm

Under the Shell: An Insider’s Guide to the Admission Process

Meet at the Atrium, Stamp

A 45-minute information session geared towards alumni and their future Terps to learn more about the exciting academic and social opportunities available at the University of Maryland, and an in-depth look at the application process.

·        12:30pm – Admission Presentation: Under the Shell: An Insider’s Guide to the Admission Process (Atrium, Stamp)

·        1:30pm – Special Terrapin Tour (45-50-mins, departing from Stamp)

·        2:30pm – Arrive back at Stamp

 

1:30 pm –
5 pm

Mpact: Resilient Communications

Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building

For more information and the full Mpact week schedule, visit http://www.eng.umd.edu/html/mpact/index.html.

 

2 pm –
8:30 pm

Milkshake Special in the Maryland Dairy

Maryland Dairy, Stamp

“Rockin’ Randy” milkshake only $2.14!

 

2:30 pm –
4:30 pm

Calvert Hall 100-Year Celebration

Calvert Hall

Join us at Calvert Hall to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the first residence hall to be built after the Great Fire of 1912. Tours of the residence hall will be offered and refreshments served.

 

3 pm –
8 pm

Homecoming Pre-Party and Pep Rally

McKeldin Mall

Ride inflatables, climb the rockwall, play games and try to win prizes, treat yourself to a funnel cake or other carnival foods, and enjoy student performances! Football Coach Randy Edsall will stop by for brief remarks and to rally supporters around 6pm.

Beer Garden for individuals 21+ over featuring Blue Moon and Coors Light on tap, and wines by the glass.  Non-alcoholic beverages will also be available.

 

4 pm –
9 pm

Sbarro Food Special

Sbarro, Stamp

Get a whole pizza for only $10!

 

5 pm –
8:30 pm

Taste of the Chesapeake dinner special

Adele’s, Stamp

Featuring steamed peel and eat shrimp, crab cakes, oyster Fritters, chef carved Maryland Pit Beef, B1G ice cream Sundae bar and more!

 

6 pm

UMD Volleyball vs. Michigan State

XFINITY Center

Go Terps!

 

7pm

UMD Women’s Soccer vs. Northwestern

Ludwig Field

Maryland Women’s Soccer continues their proud tradition with a Homecoming match against Big Ten foe Northwestern.  Tickets are available online at umterps.com or at the Ludwig Field Box Office.

 

7:30 pm

MFA Dance Thesis Concert, Sharing a Dance With You

 

Dance Theatre,
The Clarice

$25 public/$15 student. Save $5 with NextLEVEL.

Sharing a Dance with You creates a communal space for audience involvement, creation and tasting. Exploring the relationships between gender, trauma, healing and wellness, the work encourages an immersive, sensory-based experience. Audience members transition from viewer to participant through the ancient and arguably mundane preparation, presentation and consumption of food. By making the audience as much a part of the meal as the artistic performance, everyone has the opportunity to explore issues of identity. Sponsored by the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.

 

8 pm

Maryland Madness

XFINITY Center

The most anticipated and historic event each and every season to kickoff Maryland Basketball season is excited for the inaugural Big Ten season.  With the close of a great history and the optimism of a new chapter, fans are invited to the XFINITY Center for the high energy introductions for both men’s and women’s teams, student promotions, and special performances. For more information, visit umterps.com.

Sat Oct 18

Special Dining Hours

Campus

Stamp Student Union

Auntie Anne’s – 8am-12:30pm

Chick-fil-A – 8am-8pm

Maryland Dairy – 10am-6pm

Sbarro – 10am-6pm

Subway – 10am-10pm

Taco Bell – 10am-12:30pm

The Coffee Bar – 8am-4pm

South Campus & The Diner – open at 9:30am

 

8:30 am –
11:30 am

Homecoming Tailgate Contest

Show off your creativity, tailgating skills, and Maryland Pride. Enter to win prizes and bragging rights next year. Register online at http://ter.ps/HC14tailgate.

 

9 am –
11:30 am

Terp Town

Behind Cole Fieldhouse

The official pregame event of Maryland Football, Terp Town is free and open to the public. Terp Town is located at the forefront of all game day excitement on Field House Drive just south of Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium. Terp Town features great food, a beer garden, live entertainment, appearances by the Maryland Cheerleaders, Dance Team, and Mighty Sound of Maryland and activities for kids, including face painting and inflatable games.

 

9am

ArtsTailgate

Legacy Plaza at Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center, across from The Clarice

Terps are fearless. So is Art. Show your Terp pride and join our ferocious ArtsTailgate and dominate the opponents with your skill, creativity and artistic daring. The Clarice Arts Tailgate features BOMBSHELL BOOM BOOM (!), a do-it-yourself marching band that creates instruments from anything, inviting everyone to participate. We will provide materials to create your instrument, fun to materialize your creativity and the boom boom to be the bomb!

 

9 am –
11:30 am

Game Day Face Painting in the University Book Center

University Book Center, Stamp

 

10 am –
12 pm

11th Annual Division of Student Affairs Homecoming Leadership Celebration

Cole Fieldhouse

Join past and present student leaders and Student Affairs staff for fun and festivities before the Homecoming football game.  Family and friends are welcome.  RSVP online at www.studentaffairs.umd.edu/leaders. By Invitation Only.

 

10 am

Terp Up for Game Day

LaPlata Beach

Pre-game activities to get your Terp Spirit on! Face/body paint, temporary tattoos, sign making, music, guest appearances and more! #TerpUp #UMDReslife Sponsored by the Department of Res Life, Residence Hall Association, Campus Recreation Services, and Athletics

 

10 am –
2 pm
at the top of every hour

Curious George appearances at the University Book Center

University Book Center, Stamp

Take your picture with Curious George!

 

10:30 am –
2:30 pm
at the bottom of every hour

Children’s Craft Time at the University Book Center

University Book Center, Stamp

Make a craft to take home with you!

 

12 pm kickoff

UMD Football vs. Iowa Hawkeyes

Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium

The Maryland Football team continues the tradition as they take on the Iowa Hawkeyes in a new Big Ten Conference matchup. 

Stop by Terp Town starting at 9am for live music, giveaways, food, drinks, and more! 

Wear red – arrive early and cheer loud!

Visit umterps.com/footballgameday for more information.

Tickets are discounted exclusively for alumni and their families. Visit umterps.com/alumni or call 1.800.IM.A.TERP to purchase tickets.

 

7 pm

UMD Volleyball vs. Michigan

XFINITY Center

Go Terps!

 

7 pm

UMD Treblemakers 25th Anniversary Show

Main Chapel, Memorial Chapel

All are welcome to enjoy the beautiful sounds of the Treblemakers a capella group.  Reservations not necessary.  Alums of the Treblemakers may get the opportunity to participate in the music-making!

Sun Oct 19

1 pm

UMD Field Hockey vs. Rutgers

Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex

Go Terps!

 

1 pm

UMD Women’s Soccer vs. Illinois

Ludwig Field

Maryland Women’s Soccer wraps up their home schedule by honoring the program’s seniors on Senior Night.  Come out to recognize the careers of these seniors and cheer on the team in a Big Ten battle against Illinois.  A special ticket discount will be provided for those who present their ticket stub from the Saturday football game vs. Iowa.  Tickets are also available for pre-purchase at umterps.com.

 

7 pm

Artist Partner Program – Abdullah Ibrahim (South Africa)

Gildenhorn Recital Hall, The Clarice

$25 public/$15 student. Save $5 with NextLEVEL.

It can seem sometimes that there is no piano until the masterful South African jazz composer and pianist Abdullah Ibrahim sits down to play. In a rare and not-to-be-missed solo performance at The Clarice of his own compositions, Ibrahim’s gift is pure artistry shorn of theatrics. Gorgeous, boundless and inventive, his music is dense and subtle yet intensely expressive in a way that reveals the power of jazz to move us deeply.




If you have any questions about any of the events, please email homecoming@umd.edu