Mizzou Homecoming. Mizzou's favorite tradition. A program of the Mizzou Alumni Association.

Mizzou is known as the birthplace of Homecoming. It began in 1911 when former athletic director Chester Brewer called for alumni to "come home" for the annual football game versus kU. Today, Mizzou Homecoming has grown into one of the largest student-run celebrations of its kind and voted by MU students and alumni as one of their favorite traditions at Mizzou. 

Read more Homecoming history.

We hope you enjoyed 2016 Homecoming (10/22/16)
Save the date for 2017 Homecoming: October 21, 2017 Mizzou vs. Idaho

Watch Homecoming from Home!
Couldn't make it to 2016 Homecoming? Watch our archived streaming coverage of the talent competition and the Homecoming parade.

 Homecoming Schedule

 Homecoming Parade

 Homecoming Royalty

 Homecoming Talent

 Homecoming Campus Decs

 Homecoming History

 Homecoming Steering Committee

 Homecoming Blood Drive

2016 Homecoming Notes

New Tradition Announced
The new Mizzou Homecoming Hall of Fame honors high-achieving alumni who have exhibited excellence in their chosen field or profession. A class of Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized during Mizzou Homecoming weekend and will serve as Grand Marshals of the annual homecoming parade.

2016 marks the inaugural year for the award. Recipients this year include Linda Godwin, David Novak and Kellen Winslow. More

Royalty finalists announced
The tradition of Homecoming royalty has long been a part of MU's Homecoming celebration dating back to 1941. Current Homecoming royalty are chosen from a pool of of more than 100 students sponsored by student clubs or groups. Meet the final candidates for 2016 Homecoming King and Queen.

Taming Hunger
Organizations across campus helped contribute to our massive 2016 HC food drive for the Northeast & Central Missouri Food Bank. Thank you all for your generous contributions! We are excited to share that we collected 32,000 lbs. of food plus $5,470 dollars raised for the Food Bank of Central Missouri and completed 1,200 hours of service in the Columbia community!

Get Your Gear! 
Get decked out in official 2016 Homecoming gear from the Mizzou Store. Shop

Mums the Word
Find out how first Lady of Mizzou Football, Tia Odom, is helping to restore the Mizzou Homecoming Mums tradition. More

Saving Lives
Did you know MU has the largest student-run blood drive in the country? This year we are excited to share that we collected 4,374 units of blood during the Columbia blood drive for the hospitals of mid-Missouri.

Memories of Homecoming

Have a special Mizzou memory of Homecoming? Read stories from your fellow Tigers and/or post your own Tiger Tale.

Show your support of Homecoming with a gift to the Mizzou Traditions Fund
The Mizzou Traditions Fund was created to ensure the continuation of traditions, like Homecoming, that make Mizzou a special experience. More

We give thanks for the support of our generous sponsors:

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Tourin' Tigers
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Once in a Lifetime
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Alumni Profile: George C. Brooks
In 1987, the year before Brooks retired, the university named the George C. Brooks Scholarship in his honor. More
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Mizzou Made
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True Mizzou
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Every Tiger Should Have This App
Use the new MAA app to get the most out of Homecoming. More
Mizzou Made: Years of Our Lives
Mizzou alumni share stories of how their education transformed them. More
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Thy High Fame
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Alumni Profile: Where Are They Now?
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MU Black History Month
The Black Studies department at the University of Missouri has a full month of events planned to celebrate Black History Month. More
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