Plan Ahead for Homecoming

Truman will celebrate Homecoming the weekend of Oct. 10-12.

The theme, Cirque du Truman, was decided by the Homecoming Committee comprised of 16 students. The committee members are Amanda Trosen, Anna Godfrey, Caroline Hamera, Chelsea Rickman, Chris Gross, Elizabeth Rehfeldt, Heather Hoing, Jeremy Busch, Jessica Wilke, Jessica Williams, JoJo Weatherspoon, Julia Carr, Laura Kenny, Rachel Foster, Taylor Shields and Dillon Laaker.
Organizations that would like to publicize their Homecoming events are encouraged to contact Alumni Relations at To stay up to date on all Homecoming events visit the Student Homecoming website or the Alumni Homecoming website.

As part of this year’s celebration, Truman again will host a pre-game tailgate from 11 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Groups and organizations that would like to reserve a space are encouraged to do so by going to the Alumni Homecoming website or emailing Reservations can also be made online here.

The parking lots on the southwest corner of Patterson and Franklin streets will be open for all families, friends, alumni and students to tailgate before the game. Admission is free. For $5, attendees can pre-purchase a tailgate lunch. Meal tickets can be purchased online here. A limited number of meal tickets will be available at the tailgate and can be purchased with cash or check, but pre-registration is preferred. In case of inclement weather, the tailgate and other events will move to the Student Union Building.

Adults of drinking age may bring in their own wine or beer. Event staff will be checking IDs. Only wine and beer will be allowed and must be in cans or cups. No glass containers are permitted. Hard liquor and hard liquor products are prohibited. Kegs are not allowed. The complete homecoming tailgate policy is available here.

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