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Louisiana Homecoming 2022

Get ready for a week packed with Ragin' Cajun pride as Homecoming 2022 takes over campus.

Special thanks to University Program Council and Homebank for sponsoring Homecoming 2022.

Homecoming Week: September 25 - October 1, 2022

Beginning Sunday, Sept. 25, UL Lafayette, the University Program Council and the Alumni Association will host events all week long, ending with the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns squaring off against the South Alabama Jaguars at Cajun Field on Saturday, Oct. 1.

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, Sept. 25

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Paint Your Pride Window Painting | Student organizations and UPC give the Student Union a splash of color.

4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Ragin' Rock 'n' Bowl | Kick off Homecoming Week at Ragin' Rock 'n' Bowl. Includes bowling, food, and music. Register online.

Monday, Sept. 26

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Homecoming Block Party on St. Mary Boulevard | Homecoming is taking over St. Mary Boulevard! Shop with Red Dot Discount businesses and grab lunch from local businesses and food trucks. Register your business.

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Cupcake Giveaway at the Alumni Center on St. Mary | Meet this year's Homecoming Court and grab a sweet treat.

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
UPC Fashion Show at the Cajundome Convention Center | Check out the design interests and fashion talents of UL Lafayette's most stylish students.

Tuesday, Sept. 27

All day
Paint the Town Red - Businesses | Businesses in Acadiana show their Ragin' Cajuns pride in this annual tradition! Register your business.

Wednesday, Sept. 28

All day
Paint the Town Red - Schools | Schools across Acadiana show their spirit for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Sigma Nu Alumni Chapter Homecoming Luncheon at the Alumni Center: All roads lead to the Alumni Center for Sigma Nu alumni as they celebrate with a complimentary lunch and a private tour of some of the recent improvements on campus. Pre-registration is required. Sign up now.

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Wear Red, Get Fed and Campus Cupboard Food Drive on Boucher Street | Wear your favorite Ragin' Cajuns gear and get free lunch from UPC. Drop off non-perishable food to donate to UL Lafayette's Campus Cupboard.

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Cajuns Got Talent in Angelle Hall | Individuals, groups, and organizations are invited to compete in this talent show. Registration will be posted on the UPC website.

Thursday, Sept. 29

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Yell Like Hell at the Student Union Porch | Students bring the noise in a big way at this Homecoming Pep Rally. Catch the spirit at this night of music, performance, and Ragin' Cajuns fun.

Friday, Sept. 30

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Homecoming Tennis Tournament at Cajun Courts | Join fellow alumni and friends for this mixed doubles tournament. Pre-registration required.

5:30 p.m.
Golden Ambassador Society Dinner at the Petroleum Club | Open to all graduates who have celebrated their 50th graduating class reunion at the University. Register to attend.

7 p.m.
NPHC Greek Expo | Watch the NPHC fraternities and sororities strut at the step show in Blackham Coliseum.

Saturday, Oct. 1

Event times will be announced when game time is determined.

1 p.m.
Alumni Tailgate at the Alumni hospitality tent at Cajun Field, starting three hours before kickoff.

Student Tailgate at Cajun Field.

1:30 p.m.
Homecoming Parade | Come join UPC and the University community as we get fired up for the game during our Homecoming Parade 2022!

4 p.m.
Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns vs. South Alabama Jaguars | Tickets required.

7:30 p.m.
Christiana Smith "Sweet Sounds of Sharing" | The Christiana Smith African American Alumni Chapter's annual celebration of outstanding alumni and trailblazers.