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.
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.
Saturday, Oct. 28 / 2.5 hours before kickoff
Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center
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.Register
Qubits & Bytes: Lunch & Learn about Quantum Computing
FRIDAY, OCT. 27 / 12 P.M. - 2P.M.
Physical Sciences Complex Building Lobby
The race is on to build the first quantum computer. Christopher Monroe, Bice Sechi-Zorn Professor of Experimental Physics, shows how UMD physicists and computer scientists are working to harness quantum mechanics to solve next-generation information-processing challenges.
Virtual Food Drive
NOW - OCT. 28
The Office of Community Engagement and the Alumni Association partner with Food Recovery Network, Amp Your Good and the #GiveHealthy Movement for a virtual food drive to provide food supplies to areas devastated by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
FRIDAY, OCT. 27 /12 P.M. - 2 P.M.
Pownall Atrium of Van Munching Hall
The Terp Marketplace is as open and welcoming as any street fair. Students, alumni, faculty and staff alike are invited to see the curiosity, passion, inspiration and boldness of student entrepreneurs as they sell, showcase and gather feedback on their start-up products, services and apps.