Get ready for a week packed with Ragin' Cajun pride as Homecoming 2023 takes over campus.
Homecoming 2023 is supported by Presenting Sponsor, Home Bank!
Homecoming Week: October 15 - 21
Beginning Sunday, Oct. 15, UL Lafayette, the University Program Council and the UL Alumni Association will host events all week long, ending with the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns squaring off against the Georgia State Panthers at Cajun Field on Saturday, Oct. 21.
All of the following events are open to the public, and we invite all of Lafayette and south Louisiana to share in our school pride.
Learn more about events that are exclusively for alumni and for students.
Sunday, October 15th
Paint Your Pride Window Painting
11 A.M. – 4 P.M.
Monday, October 16th
11 A.M. – 1 P.M. (or until they are gone!)
Public Event for Students Only
Vanity License Plates
11 A.M. – 2 P.M.
Food Truck Round-Up
4 – 7 P.M.
Alumni Center Grounds
Cookie Cake Give Away
5 – 6:30 P.M. (or until they are gone!)
Only available at your Residence Hall Location
Tuesday, October 17th
Paint the Res Halls Red
Due day Monday, October 16th
Residence Halls around Campus
Registration Information Coming Soon
Only available for students who live in the Residence Halls
Wednesday, October 18th
Departmental Homecoming Decorating Contest Judging
See a list of participants and the winners here!
Paint the Town Red – Schools
Sponsored by Awardmaster
8 A.M. – 5 P.M.
Wear Red, Get Fed and Campus Cupboard Food Drive
11 A.M. - 2 P.M.
Student Union, on Boucher St.
Students Only, School ID required
Cajuns Got Talent
6 - 8 P.M.
Homecoming Concert: "Celebration"
UL Wind Ensemble will play selections from 1898 and 1823
Angelle Hall Auditorium
Get more details here
Thursday, October 19th
Dean/Alumni Chapter Networking Receptions
4 – 6 P.M.
Various locations throughout campus
Aux Cord Wars
Immediately following Yell Like Hell 8 – 10 P.M.
Friday, October 20th
8 A.M. – 5 P.M.
Red Lerille’s Health & Racquet Club
Bill Bass Golf Tournament
Les Vieux Chenes Golf Course
Download the Registration Form
Golden Ambassador Society Dinner
5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.
Petroleum Club of Lafayette
*Only open to alumni who have celebrated their 50th reunion milestone and their guests
Saturday, October 21st
Sweet Sounds of Sharing
Doors Open at 10:30 A.M.
Program Begins at 11 A.M.
Bayou Bijou Theater – Zydeco brunch immediately following in the Student Union ballroom.
Departing at 3 P.M.
Starting at Blackham, right onto Cajundome Blvd, to Cajun Field, around the Stadium to the Alumni tailgating area
Homecoming Parade Sponsored by Lowry's Printing & Signs
Homecoming Parade Float Sponsored by Krewe of Bonaparte
The Presenting Sponsor, Home Bank, proudly supports Homecoming Week. We’d also like to thank our other sponsors for their support.
- Homecoming T-Shirt Sponsor — Ace Specialties
- Homecoming Parade Sponsor — Lowry’s Printing & Signs
- Paint the Town Red Sponsor — Awardmaster
- Paint the Town Red In-Kind Sponsor — Acadiana Trophies
- Homecoming Court Reception Sponsor — Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry
- Homecoming Parade Float Sponsor — Krewe of Bonaparte