2021 HOMECOMING SCHEDULE

November 7-13, 2021

*These events may be adjusted, rescheduled, or canceled based on community health conditions.

All Week

11/7-11/13

UNT Days on the Square
Various businesses on the square

Students, faculty, staff, and the Denton community are invited to participate in UNT Days on the Square! Wear green and/or UNT gear to select businesses on the square throughout Homecoming week to receive a discount! Visit our sponsor page for more info.


Sunday

11/7

4:00pm - 6:00pm - Spirit Board Drop-Off
Union South Lawn


Monday

11/8

8:00am - Royalty Voting Opens
On OrgSync


8:00am - 11:00am - Grab and Go Homecoming Breakfast (Hosted by UNT at Frisco Student Services)
UNT at Frisco - Hall Park B Lobby

Celebrate the Mean Green spirit with free breakfast for students! Easy grab and go options such as bagels, muffins, fruit, and yogurt will be available to students along with some giveaways to highlight your Mean Green Pride. For more information, contact Marly Jordan (Marlena.Jordan@unt.edu).


11:00am - 1:00pm - Homecoming Picnic
Library Mall (Union 314 if rain) and UNT Discovery Park Hallway


11:00am - 1:00pm - First-Generation Celebration (Hosted by First Generation Success Center)
South Lawn

This tabling event is to highlight the First Generation Success Center, TRIO McNair Scholars Program, and McNair Scholars Program. Come learn about our offices and take pictures with our First-Generation signs! For more information, contact Desiree Padron (Desiree.Padron@unt.edu), First Generation Success Center.


1:00pm - 5:00pm - FAFSA/TAFSA Bootcamp Assistance (Hosted by First Generation Success Center)
Willis Library 250H

This event is open to UNT students who need assistance completing FAFSA/TAFSA. Students can receive one-on-one assistance from a trained GForce Mentor. If students are physically unable to attend, they can register for virtual assistance via outreach.unt.edu/g-force. For more information, contact Desiree Padron (Desiree.Padron@unt.edu), First Generation Success Center or Gwendolyn Moore (Gwendolyn.Moore@unt.edu), UNT Office of Outreach.


4:00pm - 6:00pm - Rise Against Hunger Service Event*
Union Ballroom 314, *prior registration required


4:00pm - 6:00pm - Donation Drive Service Event*
Union Ballroom 333, *prior registration required


6:00pm - Dinner with a Dozen Student/Alumni Event
Application Required to Attend (Due 10/25)


Tuesday

11/9

8:00am - 11:00am - Grab and Go Homecoming Breakfast (Hosted by UNT at Frisco Student Services)
UNT at Frisco - Hall Park A Lobby

Celebrate the Mean Green spirit with free breakfast for students! Easy grab and go options such as bagels, muffins, fruit, and yogurt will be available to students along with some giveaways to highlight your Mean Green Pride. For more information, contact Marly Jordan (Marlena.Jordan@unt.edu).


11:00am - 1:00pm - First Generation Ice Cream Giveaway (Hosted by First Generation Success Center)
Union South Lawn and UNT Discovery Park

To honor the opening of the First Generation Success Center (FGSC) and First-Generation students at UNT, the FGSC will be unveiling a new UNT ice cream flavor dedicated in honor of our first-generation student population. Ice cream is available to ALL students and UNT personnel. For more information, contact Desiree Padron (Desiree.Padron@unt.edu) or the First Generation Success Center (firstgen@unt.edu).


11:00am - 2:00pm - First Generation Graduation Photos (Hosted by First Generation Success Center)
Union 4th Floor Outdoor Patio

To honor first-generation graduates, the First Generation Success Center with support form the UNT Dean of Students, UNT PUSH Program, UNT Brand and Communication, is offering 2021 and 2022 graduates mini photoshoots. Caps, gowns, stoles, balloons, and props will be provided! Undergraduates and Graduates welcome! For more information, contact Desiree Padron (Desiree.Padron@unt.edu) or the First Generation Success Center (firstgen@unt.edu).


7:00pm - Scrappy Games

Apogee Stadium (Cancelled if rain)

Wednesday

11/10

11:00am - 1:00pm - Denton Animal Shelter Service Event*
Union Ballroom 314, *prior registration required


11:00pm - 1:00pm - Victory Candy Bar
UNT Discovery Park - CG130


12:00pm - 2:00pm - Self-Care Expo (Hosted by UNT Libraries)
Willis Library 250H

The Self-Care Expo is an indoor tabling space for campus student support units to provide self-care information and resources as the campus moves into post-midterms, the fall/winter holiday season, finals, and the end of the semester. Organizations may include The Libraries Help Yourself Campaign, CARE Team, Counseling & Testing, Counseling and Human Development Center, Health and Wellness, Food Pantry and SNAP Program, Survivor Advocate, Career Center, Money Management, NeuroNet, Rec. Sports, Collegiate Recovery Program, and SURE Program.


12:00pm - 6:00pm - Homecoming Pop-Up Photo Booth (Hosted by UNT at Frisco Student Services)
UNT at Frisco - Hall Park A Lobby

Show off your Mean Green Pride at our pop-up photo booth. Grab a friend and some photo props to celebrate Homecoming 2021! Popcorn and other treats will be available. For more information, contact Marly Jordan (Marlena.Jordan@unt.edu).


7:00pm - Yell Like Hell
Coliseum


Thursday

11/11

11:00pm - 1:00pm - Homecoming Spirit Pics
UNT Discovery Park - CG130


11:00am - 4:00pm - Mean Green Homecoming Celebration (Hosted by UNT at Frisco Student Services)
UNT at Frisco - Inspire Park Lobby

Stop by our table at Inspire Park to celebrate UNT's homecoming! Homecoming snacks and giveaways to show off your Mean Green pride will be provided. For more information, contact Marly Jordan (Marlena.Jordan@unt.edu).


5:00pm - 10:00pm - Funky Fest
Union


11:00pm - Royalty Voting Closes
On OrgSync


Friday

11/12

2:30pm - 4:00pm - Eli Young Band Documentary Screening & Panel Discussion (Hosted by Division of Student Affairs - Special Projects)
Union Lyceum

Join us for an exclusive first look at the new documentary, This is Eli Young Band followed by a live panel featuring members of the Eli Young Band, Spotify executive, Dustee Jenkins, and others. The panel will highlight education, performance and corporate marketing. We hope to see you there! Reserve a ticket. For more information contact Taylor Torres (Taylor.Thompson@unt.edu). 


7:00pm - Spirit March
Starting at Fraternity Row


8:00pm - Bonfire
Apogee Stadium - North Parking Lot


9:00pm - Team Competition Awards Ceremony
Apogee Stadium - North Parking Lot


Saturday

11/13

3:00pm - Mean Green Football vs. UTEP

Apogee Stadium

3:00pm - 7:00pm - Homecoming Watch Party (Hosted by UNT at Frisco Student Services)
UNT at Frisco - Hall Park A

Want to watch the UNT football game without driving to Denton? Join us at the Hall Park location on Saturday, November 13th to watch the game live with other students! Pizza and other snacks will be offered. Please RSVP so we can accommodate all guests. For more information, contact Marly Jordan (Marlena.Jordan@unt.edu).