Join us this October 18 and 19 to celebrate Homecoming 2019!

We are excited to welcome our alumni back to campus for an unforgetable homecoming celebration!

Schedule of events

Friday, October 18

Tippie Homecoming BBQ
4:30-6:00 p.m.
Celebrate Homecoming 2019 with fellow alumni at the annual Tippie BBQ on the Pappajohn Business Building patio. Mingle with Tippie Dean Sarah Gardial and enjoy FREE food (while supplies last) and fun family entertainment prior to the parade.

RSVP today!

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 Homecoming website for more information about the parade and specific events.

Saturday, October 19

Homecoming game
Iowa vs. Purdue University Boilermakers. Kickoff is at 11:00 a.m.

Football Tickets - SOLD OUT

A block of tickets has been reserved through the UI Athletic Ticket office for Tippie alumni to purchase.

Tickets will be available to purchase starting Wednesday, July 10 at 9am. To purchase your tickets, please visit and use the code TIPPIE2019 (the code is case sensitive). Tickets for the Homecoming game are $50 each with a $6 processing and handling fee. TICKETS FOR THE HOMECOMING GAME ARE SOLD OUT!

When you purchase your tickets through our alumni block, you will receive your seat information and electronic tickets one week prior to the game. If you’d like your seats together, you'll need to purchase all your tickets through one transaction.

Kickoff is at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 19.

Hotel rooms

Hotel room blocks have been reserved at several hotels in the Coralville and Iowa City area for our alumni to reserve for the Homecoming weekend. These hotels do have early release dates, so you are encouraged to make your reservations as early as possible.

The Coralville Marriott
300 East 9th St., Coralville IA

Room block dates: October 18-20, 2019
Standard king or queen room: $202
Reserve your room online
Room blocks will be released on September 20, 2019. - THE BLOCK OF ROOMS IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE. 

You also may make your reservation over the phone by calling  reservations at 319-680-4000 before the release date. Please identify yourself as part of the Tippie College of Business. Your reservation will need to be secured with a major credit card. The block of rooms is being held under the name UI College of Business Homecoming Block Oct 2019.

Hyatt Place Iowa City Downtown University
255 E. Court St. Iowa City, IA

Room block dates: October 18-20, 2019
King room: $299
Two Queen bed room: $309
Reserve your room online. Once at the Hyatt webpage click "Book Now" to enter your reservation dates and proceed with your reservation.
Room blocks will be released on September 6, 2019. - THE BLOCK OF ROOMS IN NO LONGER AVAILABLE. 

Your reservation includes complimentary parking and complimentary hot breakfast on site. You may make your reservation over the phone by calling the hotel directly at 319-569-2780 before the release date. Please identify yourself as a part of the Tippie College of Business and that you are calling to make a reservation for the Tippie College of Business Alumni block.

Additional Information

Hawkeye Express Train

Ride the train from Coralville to Kinnick Stadium on game day. For more information on the Hawkeye Express, please visit