SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

NDSU Homecoming week will be celebrated October 1-6, 2012. The following schedule includes athletics, Alumni Association and Development Foundation events. If a phone number is not listed under the event, please contact the NDSU Alumni Association at 800-279-8971, 701-231-6800 or  NDSUEvents@ndsualumni.com.

Wednesday, October 3
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. NDSU Libraries 4th annual Open House
1201 Albrecht Boulevard
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND
Several events and demonstrations are planned. Food and giveaways will be available.
Janine Kuntz at 701-231-6534 or janine.kuntz@ndsu.edu

 
Thursday, October 4
11 a.m.  State of the University Address
President Dean L. Bresciani
Festival Concert Hall, Reineke Fine Arts Center
 
Following University Address Bison Statue Dedication - POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER
NDSU Main Campus (corner of Albrecht and 12th Ave N, between Minard Hall and the Library)
Jace Beehler at jace.beehler.1@my.ndsu.edu
 
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. NDSU Libraries 4th annual Open House
1201 Albrecht Boulevard
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND
Several events and demonstrations are planned. Food and giveaways will be available.
Janine Kuntz at 701-231-6534 or janine.kuntz@ndsu.edu

 
6 p.m. Development Foundation Recognition Society Dinner
Fargo Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave. S.
Joann@ndsualumni.com
 
Friday, October 5
11 a.m.  Bison Athletic Hall of Fame Luncheon
Fargo Holiday Inn – Great Hall, 3803 13th Ave. S.
Athletic Media Relations at 701-231-7197.
Price TBD
 
6 p.m. Homecoming Party: open to all Alumni and friends
Reunion groups gathering at this event:
    Classes of 1990-1999     
Entertainment by Minneapolis based band, Brat Pack Radio; photo opportunity with football championship trophy; Bison gear available for purchase; cash bar; food available for purchase; no cover charge.
6 p.m. Doors open
8 p.m. Band begins
Fargo Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave. S.
Jakelle@ndsualumni.com
 
7 p.m. NDSU Women’s Volleyball vs. University of South Dakota
Bentson Bunker Fieldhouse
For tickets, visit www.gobison.com or call 888-231-6378.
   
 
Saturday, October 6
8:30 a.m. - Noon Harry D. McGovern Alumni Center Rededication and Open House
1241 North University Drive
Family-friendly open house with balloons, tattoos and complimentary refreshments. Walk of Pride tiles are 10% off when purchased during Homecoming.
 
10 a.m. Homecoming Parade
North University Drive and 12th Avenue North
Student Activities Office at 701-231-7787.
 
11 a.m. Bison Pep Rally and Lunch (sponsored by Liberty Mutual)
Bison Sports Arena – North Entrance
$9/adult and $4/child (10 and under) – pay at the door
Lunch, bouncy games (sponsored by Games Galore), Gold Star Band, balloons, beads and Thundar!
Menu: BBQ chicken, hot dogs, creamy dill potato salad, fresh fruit, chips, M&M brownies, Bison cookies, lemonade, coffee and ice water

 
1 p.m. Football Kick-off NDSU vs. Youngstown State - WEAR BISON YELLOW
Fargodome
Bison Ticket Office at 701-231-6378 or www.gobison.com.
Single game tickets are sold out. Standing room tickets available Friday, Oct. 5 at 8 a.m. For more information on how to catch the game click here
 
5 p.m. 31st Annual Bison Bidders Bowl
Fargo Holiday Inn, Great Hall
Fargo Holiday Inn – Great Hall, 3803 13th Ave. S.
Cash and gifts will be auctioned and raffled for the benefit of NDSU.
Advance reservations are required.
NDSU Development Foundation at 701-231-6841.
 
7 p.m. NDSU Women’s Volleyball vs. Kansas City
Bentson Bunker Fieldhouse
For tickets, visit www.gobison.com or call 888-231-6378.