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Event Description - Homecoming 2012 REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED!


Annual Memorial Mass 10:30a.m.-Noon Join us for our Annual Memorial Mass to remember those who have touched our lives. We will also honor the Class of 1962. The Mass will serve as a kick-off to our Homecoming week and we encourage you to RSVP and bring your family to visit the beautiful Incarnate Word campus. Register your names for the remembrance book online when you register for Homecoming!

Afterwards join us for a visit to the CCVI cemetery.









Art & Music Festival  6:30p.m.-9p.m. 


The Third Annual Arts and Music Festival celebrates UIW’s visual and performing artists. Three stages will showcase musicians, actors, poets and artists, including a coffeehouse in the Student Center sponsored by the UIW Chorale. Purchase original art and jewelry; enjoy live belly dancing; and listen to a variety of music and spoken word performances in the heart of the UIW campus. You might even get a henna hand tattoo while you listen.

Location: Marian Circle, Univesity Center and Library



Blackout Pep Rally 9p.m.-??

Join us for the biggest Blackout Pep rally of the year! We will kickoff Homecoming week in style! Wear your best 80s outfit and glow-in-the-dark paint and clothing, because when we turn the lights out, we want you to GLOW!

Enjoy live music from the M-80s, performances by your UIW Cheerleaders, Dance Team, and Mascot, the introduction of student-athletes, and a SPECIAL PERFORMANCE.
Bring your friends and family to help celebrate Incarnate Word and prepare for the Homecoming festivities.

Location: Inside the convocation center



Dr. Agnese Wine & Cheese 5:30p.m.-7:00p.m.
Join alumni and parents for Wine and Cheese with Dr. Agnese at his residence on campus. This is a popular event and you won't want to miss it!

Location: Dr. Agnese's house


50th Reunion Dinner 7:30p.m.-9:30p.m.
Join alumni from 1962 and before for this special Dinner at Nosh! Unwind with other IWC alumni and reminisce about good old Incarnate Word memories!

Location: Nosh

Cost: $25 per person

Alumni Dinner Mixer 7:30p.m.-9:30p.m.
Join alumni for this special networking Dinner at Tomatillos! Unwind with other UIW alumni and meet new people! Bring your classmates!

Location: Tomatillos

Price: $10


Friday, October 26, 4 p.m., Benson StadiumWomen’s Soccer vs. Angelo StateJoin the women’s soccer team and UIW Athletics as we honor the seniors on Senior Night when they face off against conference rival Angelo State.  If you are soccer alumni, contact uiwathletics@uiwtx.edu and be part of the pre-game reception for both the men’s and women’s game that evening.  For more information, contact Athletics at uiwathletics@uiwtx.edu or (210) 283-6448.  Friday, October 26, 7:30 p.m., Benson StadiumMen’s Soccer vs. Midwestern

Two perennial national powerhouses meet at Benson Stadium for conference and national bragging rights. Last year, UIW defeated then-top-ranked Midwestern to win the conference title, and then beat them in the first round of the NCAA playoffs. This year, Midwestern couldn’t get revenge against the Cardinals in Wichita Falls when UIW beat them 3-2 in double overtime, ending Midwestern’s unbeaten home streak at 45 matches. This game is sure to be a great one and will have the largest crowd of the year. If you are soccer alumni, contact uiwathletics@uiwtx.edu and be part of the pre-game reception for both the men’s and women’s game that evening. This game is also the men’s soccer RALLY RED game, so come enjoy the game and receive a RALLY RED t-shirt. For more information, contact Athletics at uiwathletics@uiwtx.edu or (210) 283-6448.





Homecoming Family BBQ and tailgate $10 4:30p.m.-6:30p.m.
Bring your friends and family to visit UIW and enjoy a tailgate Cardinal style! Unlimited food and drinks will be available as well as musical entertainment for the adults and fun games for the kids!

This tailgate is family friendly and is only $10 per adult.  Children under 10 are free! Make sure to join us for this tailgate and see what UIW Homecoming is all about!

Location: UIW Alumni Red Zone Tailgate

Cost: $10 for Tailgate only or $20 for Deluxe Package with fooball ticket, tailgate access and T-shirt  

Lion & Rose Double Deceker Bus-80's theme10:00 PM-2A.M. SOLD OUT!
Join us after the UIW football game for some 80's Double Decker fun courtesy of Lion & Rose! The Double Decker Bus will leave from UIW at 10:00PM and go bar hopping downtown!

Feel free to bring your own containers. No glass! Invite your friends for this one of a kind experience that you won't forget! Seats are $10 only and this bus will sell out quickly!

Location: Lion & Rose Bus

Cost: $10


Trunk or Treat 5:00p.m.-7:00p.m.
Bring your kids and grandkids to enjoy this fun family event on the UIW campus. Dress up in costume, bring a bag and collect treats and take pictures.

Location: UIW Tennis Courts parking lot


Contact Information
Primary Contact
Steve Hemphill
 Secondary Contact
Date & Location
Date: 10/25/2012 to 10/28/2012
Location: UIW and Various locations

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