Saturday, September 25, 2021

Plans are underway for Homecoming 2021, and we hope you will plan on joining us. Stay tuned for the latest updates, information, and registration details. If you have specific questions, you can reach out to us at

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Homecoming 2021
Photo of Justin Gaidusek '04

Justin Gaidusek '04

Alumni Board President

We are thrilled to welcome everyone back to campus for Homecoming 2021! My family and I are looking forward to connecting with you and having a lot of fun. We hope you join us in person, but if not, feel free to connect online as well.

Justin Gaidusek '04

Alumni Board President
Musick Alumni Center and Museum at the Parker House

Open House & Registration

September 24-25, 2021

Musick Alumni Center and Museum at the Parker House

Visit the alumni center and museum, look at our history displays, and pick up everything you need for an exciting Homecoming!

Friday Hours: 12 - 9 pm

Saturday Hours: 10 am - 6 pm

Stunt Night

Stunt Night

September 24 | 7 pm

W.W. Walton Chapel

Classes will compete against each other in the long-standing tradition of Stunt Night. This year's theme will be ALL-STARS and includes themes from winning Stunt Night skits from the 2000s. Alumni can receive a FREE TICKET, but you must register online.

Stunt Night
Homecoming Pep Rally

Homecoming Pep Rally

September 24 | 9 pm

Luther Memorial

Join us for our annual Homecoming Pep Rally featuring the Blackshirt Cru Spirit Band, Sader Belles, and Cru Cheer. Enjoy the phenomenal lighting of the letters and fireworks.


Donuts with Dr. O'Rear

September 25 | 10 - 11 am

Bawcom Student Union, 2nd Floor

Pop in for donuts and coffee with Dr. O'Rear and other friends from UMHB. Enjoy sweet treats, conversations, and take a picture from one of our photo booths.

UMHB Reunion


September 25 | 11 am - 1 pm

We have created opportunities for classes, groups, and organizations to have space to reconnect and remember their days at UMHB. If you would like to set up a special reunion group, contact the Alumni Engagement department at

Current Reunion Groups

  • Military Family Reunion hosted by Jason Palmer, Dean Spiritual Life, and University Chaplain
  • MyWay Alumni hosted by Jasmine Simmons, Director CBE Strategic Engagement, MyWay at UMHB
  • Class of 2011 hosted by Young Alumni Board
  • Legacy Family Reunion hosted by Legacy Parents

Carnival on King Street

September 25 | 1 - 6 pm

King Street

Join us for our annual Carnival on King Street at Homecoming. This is a FREE event, and we have fun things for your entire family to enjoy. There will be Inflatable Axe Throwing, Euro Bungee, Obstacle Courses, Field Goal Challenge, Tugga Touchdown, Petting Zoo, Balloon Animals, and so much more.

Alumni Tailgate

Alumni Tailgate

September 25 | 4 pm

Musick Alumni Center and Museum at the Parker House

Join us for a barbecue tailgate catered by Miller's Smokehouse, and get ready for the big game against Hardin-Simmons. Tickets for this event are $15 per person, and space is limited. Reserved areas will be marked for groups having reunions; contact us if you would like a reserved space at

Cru Kids Day

Cru Kids Day

September 25 | 4-4:15 pm

Crusader Stadium

All of our Cru Kids are invited to spend time on the field with Crunk, Sader Belles, Cru Cheer, and the UMHB Football team. This event is for registered Cru Kids only.

Cru Kids Day
Game Day Scoop

Game Day Scoop

September 25 | 4:30 - 6 pm

Musick Alumni Center and Museum at the Parker House

Bring the family and join us for some FREE Crunilla at Game Day Scoop.

Homecoming Football game

UMHB Football vs. Hardin-Simmons

September 25 | 6 pm

Crusader Stadium

Come cheer on the Cru as they take on the Cowboys in an exciting Homecoming matchup featuring special alumni awards presentation at halftime. All alumni are encouraged to visit the alumni check-in table on the south concourse to pick up some alumni swag.

Homecoming Football game
UMHB Homecoming 2021 Logo

Homecoming at Home

Last year we celebrated Homecoming in a Box, and we had a great response from alumni all over the globe. We know that celebrating Homecoming is important, but we cannot always be together. Sign up for Homecoming at Home and have a box delivered to your doorstep with all the supplies for you to remember and celebrate UMHB. Our Homecoming at Home Box costs only $20 each, and the deadline to sign up is Friday, September 18th.

Stay tuned for a complete listing of items to help you enjoy Homecoming at Home.

We only have a limited number of boxes. The deadline to sign up is Friday, September 18. Get yours today!


We'd love to see your photos from all of your Homecoming activities! Just upload them to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter and use the hashtag #UMHBHOCO2021. Tag us @UMHBAlumni and we may share your post!

Our @UMHBAlumni social media accounts will have the most up-to-date information about all things Homecoming 2021, so be sure to follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, and check out our Instagram to stay in the loop!

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Temple, TX 76504
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