EMU Information / EMU Resources / October 7, 2015

Homecoming Week is Here!

Have you been to any events. Here is whats on tap for today, as well as the rest of the week…

Don’t forget the big game on Saturday!


Code Green Campus Picnic & T-Shirt Exchange

Sponsored by: EMU Annual Giving, Student Government and Homecoming Committee

12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Student Center Patio

Join us for a special Code Green Homecoming Campus Picnic. FREE food, refreshments and fun is available to all students, faculty, and staff of EMU. Be sure to bring a gently used T-shirt from another university to exchange for a 2015 Homecoming T-shirt.

Cost: FREE

Poker Walk

Sponsored by: REC/IM and Wellness Center

12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Student Center Patio

After enjoying the campus picnic, take a stroll through University Park. Stop by the T-shirt exchange table to get a new walking map with routes and distances. For each lap you make, get a card to earn the best poker hand and win a prize.

Cost: FREE

Young and Successful: Follow Your Passion!

Sponsored by: Black Alumni Chapter

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Student Center, Room 300

A panel of five dynamic young alumni, from various career fields, will discuss strategies for success during college, and how they made a path for themselves after graduation.

Cost: FREE

Hypnotist – chrisjones

Sponsored by: Campus Life

7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Student Center Ballroom

Come out to see America’s Got Talent alumnus and 2015 “Hypnotist of the Year” award winner chrisjones for what is sure to be a high-energy show that is interactive for both people being hypnotized and in the audience. chrisjones is widely known for his television hypnosis of germaphobe comedian Howie Mandel while auditioning for the show.

Cost: FREE



Mobile Scavenger Hunt

Sponsored by: EMU Marketing

Sunday, October 4, 12 a.m. – Saturday, October 10, 11:59 a.m.

Download the Scavify App on your smart phone and search EMU Code Green to participate in the Homecoming scavenger hunt. The first 100 groups to sign up have a chance to win prize packs. Remember to participate all week by answering the most questions to stay in the running for the grand prize. There are tasks to complete on campus, at events and even at home.

Read the Blog EMU post, Scavify Homecoming Scavenger Hunt Rules, for full rules and prize pack eligibility.

Cost: FREE

EMU Black Alumni, Faculty and Staff Reception

Sponsored by: Black Alumni Chapter and Center for Multicultural Affairs

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Student Center, Ballroom B

Join the EMU Black Alumni at a reception for alumni, faculty, and staff for an opportunity to reconnect with EMU and to reengage with what’s happening on campus!

Cost: FREE

Register Here

Code Green Movie Night

Sponsored by: Residence Housing Association

7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Student Center Auditorium

Join us for some popcorn and a night to relax as we show the newly released movie, Spy, starring Melissa McCarthy. The movie is about a desk-bound CIA analyst who volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.

Cost: FREE


Code Green Day

Sponsored by: Homecoming Committee

All Day

Show your school spirit and pride – wear your Code Green Homecoming T-shirt, EMU gear, or green and white.

Code Green “Grilled Cheese Friday”

Sponsored by: Dining Services

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Dining Commons

We are taking our traditional “Grilled Cheese Friday” up a notch! Special for Homecoming, we will be serving three varieties of grilled cheese… and don’t forget the tomato soup!

Energizing: Pepper Jack

Monstrous: Swiss

Unbelievable: Original

Cost: $7.90

Volleyball Match vs. Toledo Rockets

Sponsored by: Athletics

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Convocation Center

Come support the EMU Women’s Volleyball team as they take on the Toledo Rockets in their first match of their weekend MACtion!

Cost: Student Free with ID, Adults $5, Youth $3

Alumni Happy Hour

Sponsored by: Office for Alumni Relations

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Wurst Bar, 705 W. Cross

Reconnect and reminisce before the Block Party and Pep Rally at what was once Theo’s, now the Wurst Bar.  Bring your EMU spirit and join fellow alumni for a toast to your alma mater!

Cost: Free

TRUEMU Block Party

Sponsored by: EMU Marketing

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Student Center Patio (Rain Location: Bowen Fieldhouse)

Collect FREE roses, food samples, coupons, prizes and more from Ypsilanti area businesses who participate in the Eagle Discount Program. The event will be hosted by radio DJ Shannon from Channel 95.5, so be sure you don’t miss out! For more information about the Eagle Discount Program visit emich.edu/eaglediscount

Cost: FREE

Pep Rally

Sponsored by: Athletics

8 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Lakehouse Amphitheater (Rain Location: Bowen Fieldhouse)

Join the EMU football team along with special performances by the Marching Band, Cheer and Dance Teams. Under the lights, EMU faithful will celebrate our annual tradition and get fired up for the big game against the Akron Zips. Be sure to stay till the end as we reveal this year’s Homecoming Court Finalists!

Cost: FREE

Annual Homecoming Jam

Sponsored by: Black Alumni Chapter and the Delta Nu of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

9 p.m. – 2 a.m.

McKenny Hall Ballroom

Join us as we celebrate 60 years of the Delta Nu Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. existence on campus. Dancing, food, and celebrating into the early hours of the morning! 18+ only event. Must show ID.

Cost: $15

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