Homecoming Weekend 2013


Join us for the UMSI Homecoming Weekend: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, October 3-5, 2013! We're also offering seats in classes for alumni all week (Oct. 2-8), plus webcasts for you - see below.

Event schedule:

Thursday, October 3

12:00 noon - 1:30 pm: Lunch at North Quad - Participate in a lively discussion with faculty and alumni engaged with libraries of today.

Friday, October 4

8:30am - 1:00pm: Alumni Society Board meeting - All UMSI alumni are invited to discuss the School of Information and its 2013-14 initiatives.

1:30pm - 3:00pm: Faculty lecture - Associate professor Cliff Lampe knows why you must monitor and manage your social media brand. Come find out!

5:00pm - 7:00pm: Reception and awards presentation - Come honor fellow alumni award winners and mingle with UMSI faculty, staff, and students.

Saturday, October 5

12:30pm: Go Blue tailgate

3:30pm: Michigan vs. Minnesota football game

Sit in on UMSI classes!

During homecoming week (Oct. 2-8), we offer seats in dozens of classes to alumni (and to U-M undergraduate students interested in our BSI program). We also webcast UMSI classes daily to give you a feel for what students are learning. The webcasts are free to stream.

Additional information

Football tickets: Tickets are $75 each and will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. There is a limit of four tickets per UMSI alumna/us.

Tailgate ticket details:

  • Location: Indoor Track Building
  • Ticket price: $40
  • Complete buffet included
  • Entertainment features include U-M student performance groups, the Michigan Marching Band, and cheerleaders

Hotel rooms: If you need hotel accommodations during homecoming weekend, you should reserve early. Rooms go fast! A block of hotel rooms has been reserved for UMSI alumni at the Holiday Inn on Plymouth Road near US 23. Call 1-888-233-0353 by September 3 and specify the "UMSI Homecoming Reunion" room block. The room rate is $239.99/night and a two night (Friday/Saturday) stay is required.


An RSVP is requested for all events. To RSVP, request football and/or tailgate tickets, or for questions, please contact Kelly Roan at kkrzyzan@umich.edu or call 734-763-2281.