Homecoming 2017


Check out what’s happening during our 2017 Homecoming celebration.

Connect with classmates, faculty, friends and other alumni for fun, memorable events during Homecoming Weekend. We’re gathering on the UA Health Sciences Plaza on Friday, October 27 to celebrate the Homecoming receptions for the UA Colleges of Medicine (Phoenix and Tucson), Nursing, Pharmacy and the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.

Homecoming 2017


You won’t want to miss the fun!

UA College of Medicine – Tucson Homecoming button
UA College of Medicine – Tucson

  • Continuing Medical Education
  • Presentation & Tour
  • MedCats Alumni Reception

UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

  • Phoenix to Tucson Bus
  • Presentation & Tour
  • MedCats Alumni Reception

UA College of Nursing

  • Nursing Research Showcase
  • Wildcat Nurses Alumni Reception
  • Alumni Awards Breakfast

UA College of Pharmacy

  • Pharm Cats Alumni Reception
  • Student Posters
  • A Dose of History Exhibit
  • Poison Center and Desert Critters

Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

  • Public Health Alumni Reception
  • Friends of the College Reception at APHA Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA)

More Information

Preview of the Health Sciences Innovation Building – Friday, October 27 at 3:30 p.m.

Tour starts at the Kiewit Auditorium
Alumni from all of the health sciences colleges are invited to a hard hat preview of the new Health Sciences Innovation Building (HSIB) on the UAHS campus, which is scheduled to be completed in 2018. The new multidisciplinary, inter-professional education and simulated practice space in the HSIB will build and foster collaborations and serve as a cutting-edge platform for multidisciplinary teams of health professionals, students and faculty in medicine, nursing, pharmacy and public health.

Required Attire: Closed-toe shoes and pants. Hard hats will be provided.
There is no cost to attend this event, but registration in advance is required. The tour is available on a first come, first served basis.

  • RSVP for “College of Medicine Homecoming Tours” before October 18, 2017.


Reception — Friday, October 27 at 5 p.m.

UA Health Sciences Plaza
1295 North Martin Avenue (just north of Campbell/Speedway)
Attire: UA Wildcat red + blue attire or business casual   

Free Shuttle to Homecoming Bonfire
After the reception, join the fun at the annual Homecoming bonfire and crowning of the king and queen at 7:30 p.m. on the west side of Old Main. We’re providing free transportation from the UA Health Sciences Campus to the UA Mall from 6:30-7:00 p.m. Return transportation will be available for 30 minutes after the bonfire event ends.


University-Wide Events

Visit the University of Arizona Alumni Association for more details about the UA Homecoming celebration, including the Wildcat for Life Tailgate Party & Parade and the UA vs. Washington State football game on October 28.

Purchase Game Tickets

Buy tickets for the UA vs. Washington State matchup.

Download the Alumni Nation App

Get connected with fellow Wildcat classmates for Homecoming Weekend.