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Homecoming 2023

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Plan to be with us for Homecoming 2023, September 25—30!

Saturday’s game will feature the Purdue Boilermakers vs. the Illinois Fighting Illini.

Stay tuned for event details.

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Join us September 19–24 for Purdue Homecoming 2022.

We can’t wait to see you on campus during Homecoming! You won’t want to miss our lineup of festive events, and we invite you to use this site as your one-stop resource for all Homecoming-related information.

Be sure to join fellow alumni and friends on Saturday, September 24, by visiting Boilermaker Boulevard from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Located in the heart of campus, Boilermaker Boulevard provides the opportunity to visit tents hosted by many of the colleges, schools, and units from around campus for activities and family fun. Then be at Ross-Ade Stadium at 7:30 p.m. to cheer the Boilermakers on to victory. 

50th Class Reunion Celebration

Join fellow classmates from the Class of ’72 during Homecoming weekend to commemorate 50 years since your Purdue graduation! Join in the fun at Boilermaker Station Welcome Center on Friday, September 23, with Boilermaker Special rides, photo opportunities, refreshments, and more. 

Each reunion attendee will receive a forever class medallion signifying your 50th anniversary alumni status.

Exclusive to members of the Class of 1972.

Homecoming Events

Homecoming 2022 Pillars of Excellency

Established in 2019 as an update to Homecoming Royalty, this honor created by the Purdue Student Union Board recognizes students who exemplify education and scholarship, service and leadership, and research and innovation.

Winners will be announced during halftime of the Homecoming football game!

Check back soon for a list of this year’s nominees.

Homecoming Football Game

Homecoming week concludes on Saturday, September 24, when the Boilermakers face off against Florida Atlantic at 7:30 p.m. ET at Ross-Ade Stadium.

Contact Us

Homecoming events, including Class of ’72 reunion events, are administered by the Homecoming Steering Committee led by Purdue for Life employees. Please contact us at homecoming@purdueforlife.org for more information or if you have questions or concerns.

Frequently Asked Questions

Homecoming Information and Frequently Asked Questions