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

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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.


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.

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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.

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Terp Marketplace

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.

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Maryland vs Indiana

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

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Terp Carnival

Friday, Oct. 27 / 4–8 p.m.
McKeldin Mall

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UMD Homecoming Service Day

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


Homecoming 5k

Saturday, Oct. 28 / 9 a.m.
Paint Branch Trail