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Homecoming, October 24 – 30, 2021

Connect with friends, flaunt your Terp gear, cheer on the home team—and make new memories. Prepare to laugh until your face hurts, watch fireworks on McKeldin Mall, inspire our fearless generation of students and meet other proud alums!

Experience UMD’s Homecoming!

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Buy tickets for Maryland Terrapins vs. Indiana Hoosiers


Capital One Field At Maryland Stadium

$33 – $68 / Time to fill the shell and cheer on the Terps as they take on the Indiana Hoosiers. The Spirit of Maryland award winners will be announced at halftime, and the Ralph Friedgen-led 2001 Terrapins return in honor of the 20th anniversary of the team’s 2001 ACC championship.

Beyond the Field… 2021 Homecoming Address


Facebook Live

Researchers at the University of Maryland are working to tackle the grand challenges of our time. Go beyond the gridiron for this inaugural Homecoming address as Rashawn Ray, professor of sociology and executive director of the Lab for Applied Social Science Research in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences discusses his work on systemic racism, bias in policing, cyberbullying and more.

Tuesday Night Lights

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Capital One Field At Maryland Stadium

FREE / Come out for a night under the lights filled with music, games, free Homecoming merch and Testudo. Step onto the gridiron and snap a selfie at the 50-yard line. Enter through Gate E.

Reserve Tickets for the Homecoming Juke Joint


Grand Ballroom, Stamp Student Union

FREE / The Nyumburu Cultural Center is celebrating its 50th anniversary and continuing the Juke Joint tradition. Bestselling author Jason Reynolds ’05 hosts this annual event where students present dance, music, spoken word performances, and more.

Learn More about the Homecoming Terp Carnival

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Stamp Student Union

FREE / Gather with friends to kick off Homecoming weekend with music, tailgating games and prizes. The fireworks finale has been postponed to Nov. 5. Meet Teddy the Terp, the University of Maryland Police Department's comfort puppy. Bring your own picnic food or grab some from the concessions at TerpZone and the North Atrium. Students will be able to claim a limited-edition 2021 Homecoming scarf to wear at the big game on Saturday. First come, first served.

Buy Tickets for SEE Presents: Homecoming Comedy Show

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Ritchie Coliseum

$5 Students; $25 General Admission / UMD’s Student Entertainment Events takes over Ritchie for the Homecoming Comedy Show featuring Jimmy O. Yang. From “Silicon Valley” to “Crazy Rich Asians” to “Space Force,” the actor, comedian and writer will bring a night of laughter to College Park.

Register Now for the Alumni Homecoming Tailgate and Beer Garden

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Moxley Gardens, Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center

Stroll in the garden and explore Terp-owned breweries and wineries. Enjoy food, music, games and a festive atmosphere before heading into the stadium. Bringing your kids? Stop by our Testudo Tikes Zone inside the Riggs Alumni Center for games and snacks. Alumni Association members receive a free food and drink voucher!

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