Homecoming Events Set for Oct. 18-23


This year’s homecoming theme is “All Roads Lead Home” and the philanthropy that all money raised will go to is Forest Lake Area Trails System (FLATS). More details on student events and other information can be found at homecoming.truman.edu. Any questions can be emailed to homecoming@truman.edu. Questions regarding alumni events can be emailed to bulldogforever@truman.edu.

Homecoming Events

11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Oct. 18-22
Purchase homecoming apparel and participate in penny buckets.

Spying Spike
Oct. 19-22
Each day a flat Spike will be hidden on campus and a secret clue will be announced via social media by 9 a.m.

Oct. 19
Door Decorating Contest
Doors can be decorated as homecoming’s theme, All Roads Lead Home, or with lots of Truman decor. Once the doors are finished email a picture to erc6647@truman.edu. Submissions are due by 12 p.m. Oct. 20. Winners will be announcement on the homecoming Instagram account.

4-7 p.m.
Come play in the cornhole tournament and listen to live music performances. The homecoming court will also be announced.

Oct. 20
Scavenger Hunt
8 a.m.-8 p.m.
A list of tasks will be shared on social media. Each team must complete all the tasks and let someone know when they are finished.

Lip Sync Day 1
7-9 p.m.
Baldwin Hall

Oct. 21

Trivia- What do you know about Route 63?
4-6 p.m.
Student Union Building Georgian Rooms

Lip Sync Day 2
7-9 p.m.
Baldwin Hall

Oct. 22

Campus Tour (Alumni event)
11:30 a.m.
Pre-register here.

Campus Tour (Alumni event)
2:30 p.m.
Pre-register here.

4 p.m.
Featuring Fitz’s root beer steins, soft pretzels with mustard or cheese and a live performance by The Greeting Committee.  

The Truman Experience
(Alumni event)
5 p.m.
Student Union Building Georgian Room
This includes the Golden Alumni Diploma Ceremony, the Dogs of Distinction Alumni Awards and a reception highlighting academic programs.

Oct. 23

Bulldog Forever Homecoming 5k Run/Walk sponsored by Cardinal Key
8 a.m.
Barnett Hall
Registration starts at 7 a.m.

Homecoming Parade sponsored by Blue Key

9 a.m.
Parade registration for groups and individual organizations is now open and can be accessed here. For those who have a car they would like to showcase in the parade, email homecoming@truman.edu.

Bulldog Forever Tailgate
11 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Parking lots 23 and 34. Reserve a space here.

Football vs. William Jewell College
2 p.m.
Stokes Stadium
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