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Come home to UChicago.

The Homecoming Block Party is an opportunity to reconnect with your UChicago alumni network and show your Maroon pride.

Thanks for joinining us. Check back soon for photos for this year's homecoming.


Celebrate all things UChicago at the Homecoming Block Party while you enjoy:

  • Food and drinks
  • Games and activities
  • UChicago swag
  • Alumni tailgate
  • Old friends
  • New friends
  • School spirit

New family programming this year: The Pitch, Pass, and Hike! kids’ sports activities from 12:30–1 p.m. at the Block Party will include team relays and football agility drills. All ages and abilities welcome!

Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome.

Food and Beverage

The Alumni Association thanks Baderbräu founder and principal Robert Sama, AB’93, for his generous sponsorship of the Baderbräu Beer Tent. Complimentary Baderbräu beer will be available for guests 21 and over (government-issued ID required) while supplies last.

Additional food tickets will be available for purchase at the Block Party (one ticket = $2; three tickets = $5).

No hard liquor is allowed in the Homecoming Block Party.

We encourage you to bring your own refillable beverage container. There will be water stations on site.


Cheer on your Maroons at the Homecoming football game vs. Beloit at 1:30 p.m. The alumni tailgate starts at 11 a.m. and continues throughout the game.

Tickets for the football game will go on sale at 12:30 p.m. at the Amos Alonzo Stagg Field stadium box office. Learn more about ticket prices.

We’ll see you there!

For questions, please contact the Alumni Association at or 773.702.2150.

Alumni near and far, if you’re unable to join us this year at the Homecoming Block Party, we encourage you to support the Maroons wherever you are by watching the live stream of the football game.

Transit Information

Parking may be limited in and around campus. For comprehensive information on traveling to, from, and around the University, visit the University of Chicago Safety and Security website.

Event Contact

Alumni Association