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2013 Homecoming

Event Description - 2013 Homecoming



Art & Music Festival

The Arts and Music Festival is our annual showcase of UIW talent.  This year we will have three stages of free entertainment featuring the Chorale Coffeehouse in Marian Student Center. Along with the dance and musical entertainment will be a poetry slam and a gallery of original art for sale. All proceeds from the festival will go toward the new Fine Arts Building.

Location: Marian Circle, University Center and J.E. & M. E. Mabee Library Foyer

Time: 5:30 p.m.-7:30p.m.


Blackout Spirit Rally

Calling all alumni! The Blackout Spirit Rally is the official call for alums to return to UIW for the weekend!  

Join us for the biggest UIW Spirit Rally of the year! We will kickoff Homecoming week with speeches, performances and the official lighting of the alumni beacon, welcoming all alumni back to campus for Homecoming weekend. Bring your friends and family to help celebrate Incarnate Word and prepare for the Homecoming festivities.

Location: Front of the convocation center 8 p.m.-12:00 a.m.



Alumni & Parents Wine & Cheese

Join alumni and parents for a Wine and Cheese social at the President’s House. This is a popular event among alumni and parents and you won't want to miss it!

Location: Agnese Sosa/5th Floor 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.


50th Reunion Dinner

Join alumni from 1963 for this special Dinner at UIW in the Special Collections room of the J.E. and L.E. Mabee library! Unwind with other IWC alumni and reminisce about good old Incarnate Word memories!

Location: UIW Special Collections Room 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Cost: $25 per person

UIW Parents Dinner

Join UIW parents for this special dinner at Boardwalk Bistro, near the university after the Wine & Cheese social! Spend some time with adults and unwind and relax with UIW!

Location: Boardwalk Bistro 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Price: $25

Alumni Dinner Mixer at Lion & Rose Alamo Heights

Join alumni for this special dinner and social mixer at the Lion & Rose Alamo Heights location and get a great 2 for 1 experience! After we finish dinner in the Lion & Rose Dungeon, enjoy some Double Decker Bus fun courtesy of Lion & Rose!

The Double Decker Bus will leave from Lion & Rose at 9:00PM and go hanging out downtown until midnight!

Feel free to bring your own containers. No glass! Invite your friends for this one of a kind experience that you won't forget!

Location: The Lion & Rose Alamo Heights 7:30 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

Price: $20


Homecoming Family BBQ and tailgate

Bring your friends and family to visit UIW and enjoy a tailgate Cardinal style! 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 for food and children under 10 are free! Make sure to join us for this tailgate and see what UIW Homecoming is all about!

Location: UIW Alumni & Parent Red Zone Tailgate 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Cost: $10

Sunday Oct. 27

Annual Memorial Mass and Celebration Honoring the Class of 1963

Join us for our Annual Memorial Mass and Celebration honoring the Class of 1963 to remember those who have touched our lives. You may list the names you wish to be remembered here and we will make sure to have them displayed at the Mass.

Afterwards join us for a visit to the CCVI cemetery. RSVP and bring your family to visit the beautiful UIW campus. Email gladysd@uiwtx.edu with the names of your deceased family and friends.

Location: Chapel of the Incarnate Word (Motherhouse Chapel), 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  


Trunk or Treat

Bring your son, daughter, niece, nephew and cousins to enjoy this fun family event on the UIW campus. Dress up in costume, bring a bag and collect treats and take pictures as the children go from “trunk” to “trunk” collecting treats.  

Location: UIW Tennis Courts parking lot 5 p.m.-7 p.m.  


Contact Information
Primary Contact

Steve Hemphill

Date & Location
Date: 10/24/2013 to 10/27/2013


The University Of The Incarnate Word provides reasonable accommodations with adequate notice. To request disability accommodation for this event, please contact Lisa McNary, the Director of Alumni & Parent Relations, at (210) 829-6014 or lisas@uiwtx.edu , at least 72 hours in advance.


Homecoming 2013 List of Events

Registration Instructions:
To register for the events, click on the "Registration" button at the top of this page. On the following page, you will be prompted to select the events you want to attend and click "next." ONLY the events you selected will appear on the following page.

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