Homecoming Tailgate

Illinois Homecoming is one of the University’s oldest and most memorable traditions. Join Illinois Engineering for a tailgate right in the middle of the action! Visit with fellow alumni and enjoy delicious food prior to cheering the Fighting Illini on to victory. As a member of the Engineering at Illinois family, we hope you will make plans to be a part of this year’s exciting event! Find out more about other Engineering events happening during Homecoming weekend.


Saturday, October 13, 2018
12:30p – Engineering at Illinois Tailgate begins
1:30p – Program begins
2:00p – Buffet and Cash Bar close
2:30p – Illinois v. Purdue Kickoff


Lot 31
Tailgating Lot west of Memorial Stadium (across the street from Grange Grove)
See map for details
1402 South First Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Look for an Engineering at Illinois sign directly outside of our tent so you know you’re in the right spot.

Who is invited

All Engineering at Illinois alumni, faculty, students and friends

Dress Code

Wear your ORANGE and BLUE game day attire with pride!


$25: Adult Lunch Tickets
$65: Adult Lunch and Football Ticket
$10: Child (10 and under) Lunch Ticket
$50: Child (10 and under) Lunch and Football Ticket
Seating offered for the game is located in section 124 of Memorial Stadium.


Please see the map for details on parking for the event.


Please contact the Office of Advancement at engineeringevents@illinois.edu or by phone at 217.244.2364.

*(check www.fightingillini.com one week prior to Homecoming for a Game Day Guide for specific times)


Additional Activities to Enjoy

Transform MEB Groundbreaking Ceremony

Friday, October 12
Corner of Green Street and Goodwin Avenue,
next to the Mechanical Engineering Building
1206 West Green Street, Urbana
Registration open

CEE at Illinois Homecoming Reception 2018

Friday, October 12
4:00p – 7:00p
Yeh Center, Newmark Laboratory
205 North Mathews Avenue, Urbana
Registration open