Orediggers In Orbit, Circling Back To Home

October 17th-19th

Orediggers, get ready for Homecoming 2019!

Homecoming 2019 will feature a distinguished lecture, a comedian, a bonfire, a parade, a booming tailgate, an FSL concert, and so much more! 


Registration for groups for all events is now open! Follow this link to sign up.

*If you registered before 10/6, you will need to register again using the new link above… It will be the same information but you NEED to fill it out again! Please let us know if you have any questions.

Volunteer Sign Up

Interested in volunteering and helping make homecoming possible? Follow this link to sign up to volunteer during different Homecoming events!


Thursday, October 17th


Homecoming Distinguished Lecture: Mae Jemison

7 p.m. Lockrigde Area

Tickets for Mae Jemison will be available Thursday, September 19th at 7 a.m.

Follow this link to get your tickets!

Tickets are first come, first serve. A MultiPass login is required in order to claim your tickets. All students, faculty and staff are eligible to claim 2 tickets per Mines account. One blaster card per two tickets is required at the gate. Tickets can be printed or sent to your mobile device.

Tickets cannot be sold. Any student caught selling tickets will face disciplinary action. Tickets are all general admission. We are including seats with bad sight lines, so ticket holders should arrive early to secure their seat.

Doors open at 6 p.m.

Those will accessibility needs, concerns, or requests are encouraged to contact lelson@mines.edu.

For General Lecture questions, please contact Lisa Elson (President’s Office) at lelson@mines.edu.

Friday, October 18th

MAC Comedian, Friedoff Hall (Green Center) — 5:30 p.m.

Doors open at 5:00 p.m.

MAC Bonfire, Q Lot — 8-9:30 p.m.

Food and drinks will be available. Music and games and giveaways!

Saturday, October 19th

Homecoming 5K — 8 a.m.

Starting Line: Kafadar Commons. Registration has closed.

For General 5K questions, please contact Kellie Spoerl (Alumni Association) at kspoerl@mines.edu.

Homecoming Parade — 9:30 a.m.

View the parade on Illinois Street! Free coffee and pastries will be available.

Tailgate — 10 a.m. Q lot

Free BBQ, Space Sugar (cotton candy), and Comet Cones (snow cones)! We will have fun inflatables, music and more!

We will also be giving out MAC Homecoming Tumblers during the tailgate as well, so make sure you stop by the MAC tent to grab one of those, and vote for your Homecoming royalty!

Football Game — 12 p.m. Marv Kay Stadium

To purchase tickets, visit the Mines Athletics Website.

Free admission for Mines students and faculty/staff. Just show your blaster card at the gate for a General Admission ticket!

Homecoming Concert: Audien (sponsored by FSL) — 7 p.m.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. on D Lot. NO BAGS ALLOWED IN.

Tickets can be bought HERE!

For General Concert questions, please contact Alejandro Martinez Gonzalez at amartinezgonzalez@mines.edu.


For any additional questions, please contact our Homecoming Chair, Andrew Hellman at shellman@mines.edu.

Alumni?? Get ready for alumni weekend!! More details can be found on the alumni association page, click HERE!

Thank you to all our, homecoming partners: Alumni and Foundation, President’s Office, Fraternity & Sorority Life, Athletics!