Homecoming 2014
October 9-10, 2015

Schedule of Events

The Tippie College of Business welcomes our alumni back to campus for Homecoming 2015. Join us for the following Tippie events currently scheduled for the weekend. We will post more details as they are confirmed.

Friday, October 9

Tippie Homecoming BBQ, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Celebrate Homecoming 2015 with other Iowa business alumni on the Pappajohn Business Building patio for the annual Tippie BBQ. Meet Tippie Dean Sarah Gardial, enjoy free food (while supplies last), hear music from a steel drum band, and entertain kids with a bouncy house and games. RSVP online.

Homecoming Parade, 5:45 p.m.
Make your way to Clinton Street to watch the annual Homecoming Parade. The Pappajohn Business Building is the perfect place to catch the parade as it’s on the corner of the parade route! Visit the University of Iowa’s Homecoming website for more information about the parade and specific events.

Saturday, October 10

Homecoming Football Game, 11:00 a.m.
Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Illinois Fighting Illini football at Kinnick Stadium

Football Tickets

Ticket window will close Friday, September 11

As a business alum, you are able to purchase up to two tickets per household on a first-come, first-served basis at $65 each with a $1 charge per ticket (plus a $3 total order processing charge) for the 2015 Homecoming game against Illinois. You should have received an email recently with ordering details. If you would like us to resend this information to you, please contact Ashley Funkhauser at

Hotel Rooms

The Tippie College of Business has two sets of hotel blocks in the area.

Coralville Marriott
300 East 9th Street, Coralville (Iowa River Landing)

Standard rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis until September 11, 2015. The rate is $239 plus tax/night, and guests must stay Friday and Saturday night. Payment must be completed to reserve rooms. Book your room with the Marriott online or by phone at 866-204-0539. Indicate that you are calling about the "UI Tippie College of Business Homecoming room block."

Homewood Suites
921 East 2nd Avenue, Coralville (Iowa River Landing)

King studio suites are available on a first-come, first-served basis until September 11, 2015. There is a two night minimum stay (Friday/Saturday). Rooms may be reserved by phone. Call Crystal Hansel, director of sales at Homewood Suites, at 319-338-3410, and mention the "Tippie College of Business Homecoming room block."

You can order Homecoming t-shirts and buttons from the university's Homecoming website.