Here's What You Can Look Forward To At Homecoming

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Homecoming 5K Run/Walk/Roll

The annual Homecoming 5K Run/Walk/Roll through campus is open to all UTA students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members. All proceeds go to the UTA Emergency Assistance Fund.

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Chili Cook Off

Can you handle the heat? The Homecoming crew and Campus Recreation host the annual Chili Cook-Off where teams compete to win the ultimate prize of Chili Cook-Off champion, bragging rights, and an awesome trophy. Open to all UTA, students, faculty, staff, and alumni groups.

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Basketball Games

The UTA Mens, Women's, and Movin' Mavs Basketball teams play at home for homecoming-week games! All students receive FREE admission.

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Mav Swap

UTA Ambassadors open a table on campus to swap out any non-UTA collegiate T-shirt for a free UTA Homecoming T-shirt.

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Paint Your Ride

Freshman Leaders on Campus paint your vehicle windows with Maverick pride that you can show throughout town during Homecoming week. All UTA students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members are encouraged to drive by this tradition at Arlington Hall!

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Homecoming Parade and Street Festival

The Homecoming Parade is known for big floats, marching bands, special guests, and our traditional decorated golf carts. All student, faculty, and staff groups are invited to participate in the parade!

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The Bash

UTA hosts the biggest party in town with live musical performances for a Homecoming tradition you won't want to miss.

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Decorate Downtown

Students organizations help celebrate Homecoming week by decorating Downtown Arlington! Winners receive recognition at the Homecoming Game. READY, SET, DECORATE!

Daily Schedule

Check out the homecoming events calendar, where you can see what's on the lineup for the week! Details and additional events will be available as confirmed. Check back often!

Event Lineup