Homecoming 2019: October 21-26

Mark your calendars and start making plans now to join us October 21-26 to celebrate Homecoming 2019. Lobo football will take on the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors on Saturday, October 26, at 2 p.m. at Dreamstyle Stadium. Homecoming will be a tradition-packed week of events and reunions that you won't want to miss!

Homecoming 2019 Schedule


Collections for Lobo Food Pantry Community Service Project – Support hungry Lobos! The LOBO FOOD PANTRY needs food, toiletries and feminine products. Easy parking and drop off on the west side of Hodgin Hall Alumni Center.

Zimmerman Tower Tours – Guided tours limited to 10 people each. Registration required at Zimmerman-tower-tours.eventbrite.com.

Student Activities – Check Lobospirit.unm.edu for details on fun student events during Homecoming Week.

UNM Bookstores – Homecoming specials all week at all locations. See store, or bookstore.unm.edu for hours and details.

Support Homecoming week activities by joining the Alumni Homecoming Club at UNMFund.org/fund/alumni-homecoming-club.

Monday, October 21

3 – 5 p.m.

President Garnet S. Stokes and Dr. Jeffrey Younggren invite you to kickoff Homecoming with S’mores roast at University House.

Tuesday, October 22

11:00 a.m. – Noon

See the state-of-the-art learning environment for our students at the Health Sciences Simulation and Anatomy Lab tour. RSVP required: unmalumni.com/homecoming.

5:30-8:30 p.m.

UNM Latin American Institute’s 40th Anniversary Lecture & Reception – Hodgin Hall Alumni Center.

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Daily Lobo and Student Publications Alumni Happy Hour – Red Door Brewing 1001 Candelaria Rd NE.

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Native American Alumni Happy Hour – Bow & Arrow Brewing Co., 608 McNight Ave. NW.

Wednesday, October 23

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

“Hidden Collections” a behind the Scenes Tour of Maxwell Museum of Anthropology Archives, Ethnology. See and discuss newest collections. Space is limited and RSVP required 277-1400 or mhermans@unm.edu.

5:30-7:30 p.m.


Explore the present and future in "Drones, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of Mapping” presented by Christopher Lippitt, Ph.D., Chair of UNM Geography and Environmental Studies, Reception followed by lecture Hodgin Hall.

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Latin@ Hispan@ Alumni Chapter Happy Hour, Canvas Artistry, 3120 Central Avenue.

6 p.m.


Lobo Living Room Celebrates UNM Press 90th Anniversary at Albuquerque Museum.

Thursday, October 24

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.


All Faculty & Staff Homecoming Lunch – Enjoy $5 Red Chile or traditional Frito Pie at Hodgin Hall, prizes and a gift for every faculty/staff alum. Staff Council and UNM Athletics will be serving ice cream for all faculty & staff.

11 a.m.- Noon


HSC Anatomy & Sim Lab Tour - UNM HSC offers a "behind the scenes" tour of their new facilities.

Noon- 2 p.m.

Lobo Fun on Fitz Plaza – HSC Homecoming – grab some popcorn, decorate a bandana and enjoy a with fellow Lobos.

5:30-8:30 p.m.


The Institute of Meteoritics 75th Anniversary Celebration - Reception, Lecture and Open House at Northrup Hall.

6-8 p.m.

College of Fine Arts Open Studios with music, food, performance art & more! Mattox Sculpture Center -1516 Copper NE- and Art Annex next to Hodgin Hall Alumni Center.

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Black Alumni Chapter Awards Ceremony –Hodgin Hall Alumni Center.

Friday, October 25

School of Medicine Reunion Weekend
Pharmacy ’94, 2009 Alumni Reunion Weekend

9 a.m.– 4 p.m.


The Institute of Meteoritics Symposium Celebrating their 75th Anniversary – Northrop Hall.

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m


College of Education Awards Brunch – The Cellar of Hokona - $17 per person

3:30-5:30 p.m.


College of Education Research Showcase and Reception– Travelstead Hall – Free!

3-5 p.m.

History Homecoming Lecture sponsored by History Alumni Chapter with Dr. Paul Hutton presenting in the History Department Common Room, Mesa Vista Hall 1104.

5 p.m.

College of Pharmacy Reunion Reception and Dinner for Classes of 1994 and 2009, Season’s Rotisserie and Grill. Registration required.

5:30 – 9 p.m.


Diner en Rouge: Show your Lobo pride with your best red outfit. Pack a tasty dinner and don’t forget Cherry & Silver table decorations. We’ll paint Zimmerman’s West Wing cherry while enjoying music, entertainment and drinks. Boxed Dinners available for advance purchase $15. Reservations required: unmalumni.com/homecoming. RSVP by October 14 for discount ticket price of $20.00.

7 p.m.

Women’s Soccer Game v. San Jose State University, University of New Mexico Soccer Stadium.

Saturday, October 26

School of Medicine Reunion Weekend

8 a.m.

Lobo Relay Race – UNM HR Wellness invites all Alumni, Staff, Faculty and Students to form a team and join us at the North Golf Course. Registration required: hr.unm.edu/wellness.

9 a.m.


All University Breakfast – Presentation of the Zia, Lobo and Inspirational Young Alumnus awards at the Hyatt Regency. $25/person. Registration required: unmalumni.com/homecoming.

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.


Honors College Alumni Reception and new building tour.

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

CEP - College Enrichment Programs 50th Anniversary Celebration Reunion Tailgate inviting all CEP Alumni, Faculty and Staff to our tent at Dreamstyle Stadium. Registration required. See cep.unm.edu for registration details.

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Purchase Food

Homecoming Tailgate – Everyone is welcome at the biggest tailgate event of the season at Dreamstyle Stadium. Alumni, members of Lobo Club, UNM Athletics and all Lobo fans are invited to gather for food, drinks, music and fun!

2 p.m.

Purchase Tickets

Homecoming Football Game – Lobos vs. Rainbow Warriors, Dreamstyle Stadium. Discount tickets for alumni and guest, $15/person. Purchase through unmalumni.com/homecoming.

6 p.m.

UNM Volleyball vs. Air Force

For questions or more information:

Alumni Relations Office
O: 505-277-5808
800-ALUM-UNM (258-6866)
E: alumni@unm.edu