Flames Homecoming

Date / Time

February 13, 2016 - February 20, 2016

All Day


Presented by the Student Activities Board and the Center for Student Involvement, the Flames Homecoming 2016 week combines spirit week activities with a homecoming dance.

Students can buy tickets for $10 at the UIC Bookstore through Feb. 19; no tickets will be sold at Navy Pier for the day of the event. Groups of four or more get a $2 discount for each ticket purchased. One guest per ID is accepted; tickets for guests are also $10. Alumni can purchase tickets from $11.54-$22.09 online.


Events include:

Feb. 13 

Greek Homecoming and Variety Show Fire P.I.T.

The variety show organized by the UIC Greek community will feature strolling, stepping, saluting, singing and skits.

Greek Alumni Reception, 4–5:30 p.m., East Terrace, SCE

Variety Show, 6–8 p.m., Illinois Room, SCE


Feb. 13–14 

Paint the Windows

Decorate windows on campus. Student organizations whose decorations are the most creative or have the most school spirit will win prizes. Sponsored by the Student Leadership and Volunteer Services. Contact sldvs@uic.edu for more information.

Noon–4 p.m. Feb. 13; 4–8 p.m. Feb. 14, SCE


Feb. 15

Homecoming Kick-Off Bash

Sparky, the UIC cheer and dance teams and the UIC Pep Band will pump students up with games, music and a march across campus. Bring a used T-shirt with another university logo to participate in a T-shirt exchange. Sponsored by SAB. Contact uicsab@gmail.com with questions.

Noon–2 p.m., Inner Circle, SCE


Feb. 16

UICares Homecoming Service Project

Make cards for UI Hospital patients. Organized by the Student Leadership Development and Volunteer Services. Email questions to sldvs@uic.edu.

Noon–5 p.m., East Terrace, SCE


Feb. 17

Flames Bowling

Bowl, play pool or arcade games for free. Pizza and ice cream will be provided. Sponsored by the Commuter Student Resource Center. Questions should be directed to uicsab@gmail.com.

3–6 p.m., SCE Bowling Alley


Feb. 18

Hustle Up UH

Run or walk University Hall’s 28 flights of stairs with students, faculty, staff and alumni and friends. Hosted by the University Ambassadors. Contact sldvs@uic.edu for more information.

Registration, 7 p.m.; Hustle, 7:30 p.m., UH


Feb. 19 

Casino Royale  Tailgate

Free casino games and food before the homecoming game. Email uicsab@gmail.com with questions.

3–6 p.m., Illinois Room, SCE

Homecoming Game

Men’s Basketball vs. Detroit Titans. Students free with i-card. Alumni can purchase tickets online.      


Feb. 20

Homecoming Dance

Shuttle buses will take students to and from the dance. Hosted by SAB. Email uicsab@gmail.com with questions. Semi-formal dress code.

8 p.m.–midnight, Aon Grand Ballroom, Navy Pier

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