Frequently Asked Questions


What is the refund policy for event registrations?

If you need to cancel an event registration prior to September 1, 2013, please contact Alumni Relations with your request. Please allow 4-6 weeks for the processing of event registration refunds. No refunds will be processed after September 1, 2013 for paid Homecoming events or activities unless an event has to be cancelled by the University. 

When and where can I pick up my event tickets during Homecoming?

You can pick up your registration packets at the Embassy Suites on Friday, October 4th from 10am until 6pm. Free events do not require tickets, but you are encouraged to register online. Tickets will also be available for pickup on Saturday, October 5th from 10am until 1pm at the Erickson Alumni Center. 

shuttle services and parking

When and where can I catch a shuttle from the Embassy Suites to campus and back?

The shuttle schedule can be found here

Where can I park while on campus?

The majority of parking lots will be open during Homecoming. Please note that on Saturday, traffic will be blocked off at the southern end of campus due to construction on the Convocation Center (at Court Drive). The parking lot adjacent to the Rehabilitation Center property will be open, however. Please note that the Erickson Alumni Center Parking lot will also be closed off during Saturday's festivities.


Where can I watch the Homecoming parade?

Fans are encouraged to line the parade route down the middle of campus to watch the band, cheerleaders, and floats. 


How do I make hotel reservations at the Embassy Suites or Marriott?

UPDATE - All rooms within our hotel blocks at both hotels are now filled.
Loding reservations are to be made directly through your hotel of choice. If you have any special needs or requests in regard to your hotel stay, please contact the hotel directly. Please note that if you are reserving a room at the Embassy Suites, you will be charged a first night's deposit for your reservation. 

What is the deadline to reserve a hotel room at a discounted rate?
UPDATE - All rooms within our hotel blocks at both hotels are now filled.

In order to receive the discounted rates from the Embassy Suites, you MUST book your room by September 2, 2013. After this date, rooms will not be eligible for the discounted rate.
In order to receive the discounted rates from the Marriott Town Center, you MUST book your room by September 3, 2013. After this date, the discounted rate is not guaranteed.






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