UIW to Celebrate 2021 Homecoming from Oct. 28 - 31

October 22, 2021

UIW Homecoming 2021 kicks off on Thursday, Oct. 28, and the University community looks forward to welcoming all alumni back to the Nest! Learn about UIW's upcoming homecoming events below.

Homecoming Thirsty Thursday | October 28, 6 p.m.

Grab a drink and mingle with your fellow alumni and Cardinal families. This event will be held outdoors on the patio of Coates Theatre! Free admission.

Women of Faith Luncheon | October 29, Noon

All are invited to join us as we come together, in faith and fellowship, to celebrate the history of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word and their legacy. This event will feature guest speaker, Sr. Michele O'Brien, CCVI.

Nest Fest Block Party | October 29, 6 p.m.

Join us for the Nest Fest Block Party at the front of the UIW Broadway campus, featuring live music, games, a rock climbing wall, pumpkin patch, food trucks, performances by UIW Spirit, and of course, the annual Trunk-or-Treat celebration!

Trunk-or-Treat | October 29, 6 p.m.

This year's beloved Trunk-or-Treat event will be just one of many fun experiences at the Nest Fest Block Party! Bring your little princesses, goblins, minions and more to enjoy this fan-favorite event at the UIW Broadway campus.

50th Reunion Coffee Klatch and Campus Tour | October 30, 10 a.m.

Class of 1970 and 1971 exclusive! Sit back and relax with a cup of coffee from Finnegan's Coffee Shop and head on a golf cart tour around main campus.

Redzone Cardinal Tailgate | October 30, Noon

Come out and enjoy a tailgate, Cardinal Style, as UIW prepares to take down the Houston Baptist Huskies! The Redzone Cardinal Tailgate is the official gathering spot for UIW alumni before the game!

50th Reunion Wine and Charcuterie Golden Hour | October 30, 7 p.m.

Members of the classes of 1970 and 1971 are invited to an exclusive Happy Hour at High Street Wine Co. located at The Pearl Brewery.

Homecoming Memorial Mass | October 31, 11 a.m.

The annual Memorial Mass will be celebrated in Our Lady's Chapel and via Zoom to remember those who have touched our lives.

Golden Word Homecoming Brunch | October 31, 1 p.m.

As Homecoming weekend comes to a close, we invite everyone to join us for a delicious champagne brunch.

Rally For UIW | All Week Long!

This UIW Homecoming week, we're coming together to #RallyForUIW! Make a gift to the next generation of Cardinals at oneword.uiw.edu!