hcwebthumbUIW Homecoming 2021

OCTOBER 28 - 31, 2021


Thursday, October 28

Thirsty Thursday

Friday, October 29

Women of Faith Luncheon

NestFest Block Party and Trunk-or-Treat

Saturday, October 30

50th Reunion Coffee Klatch & Campus Tour

Redzone Cardinal Tailgate


Sunday, October 31

Homecoming Memorial Mass

Golden Word Homecoming Brunch

When registering...

  • UIW Students are not "automatically" registered for Homecoming activities. All guests must pay registration fees associated to the event. 

  • Events and locations are subject to change

Keeping our Cardinals Safe!

Facemasks at Homecoming & Family Weekend are required to keep our Cardinal Community safe from the spread of COVID-19. For the latest COVID-19 updates, please visit https://www.uiw.edu/covid-19.

Questions regarding registration can be directed to The Department of Alumni & Parent Relations at (210) 829-6014.

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Wyndham Garden River Walk

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Deadline Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021



 Day 1 - Thu, 28 Oct 2021
Homecoming Thirsty Thursday
6:00PM Thu 28 Oct 2021, Central timezone
Grab a drink and mingle with your fellow alumni and Cardinal families. This event will be hosted outdoors on the patio of Coates Theatre! Free admission.
 Day 2 - Fri, 29 Oct 2021
Women of Faith Luncheon
12:00PM Fri 29 Oct 2021, Central timezone
All women and men of UIW are invited to join for this time of faith & fellowship. Follow the link from University Mission & Ministry to register!
NestFest Block Party and Trunk-or-Treat
6:00PM Fri 29 Oct 2021, Central timezone
Join us for the iconic NestFest Block Party in celebration of UIW Homecoming 2021! Our popular Trunk-or-Treat will be added to the festivities for your future Cardinals!
 Day 3 - Sat, 30 Oct 2021
50th Reunion Coffee Klatch & Campus Tour
10:00AM Sat 30 Oct 2021, Central timezone
Class of 1970 & 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
12:00PM Sat 30 Oct 2021, Central timezone
Come out and enjoy a tailgate, Cardinal Style! as UIW prepares to take down the Houston Baptist Huskies. We're also adding alumni to the traditional pre-game Flight of the Cardinal and there will be an on-field recognition for our UIW Athletics alumni!
 Day 4 - Sun, 31 Oct 2021
Homecoming Memorial Mass
11:00AM Sun 31 Oct 2021, Central timezone
Annual Memorial Mass will be celebrated in Our Lady's Chapel and via Zoom to remember those who have touched our lives. This registration is for the class of 1970 & 1971 only! Registration for all other attendees will be issued by Campus Ministry.
Golden Word Homecoming Brunch
1:00PM Sun 31 Oct 2021, Central timezone
As Homecoming & Family Weekend comes to a close, we invite everyone to join us for a delicious champagne brunch honoring our 50th Reunion graduates.