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2024 Homecoming Events Schedule


February 3rd, 2024

Hang tight! More information coming soon!

February 5th-8th, 2024

Explore campus while hunting for Eagle Eggs! Throughout Homecoming Week  students can search for "Eagle Eggs" hidden by the Activities Programming Board around campus to win various prizes!

February 5th, 2024 - 11:00am to 2:00pm - Fireside Lounge and UC 2217-18

Join us for a day of self-care and relaxation! From 11:00am - 2:00pm in UC East, take some time participate in some guided meditation, set your intentions with a new bracelet, stuff your own pillow, or set up a kit to grow your own herbs at home!

Guided meditations will be led by Andrew Rodenburg at the top of every hour (11:00am, 12:00pm, and 1:00pm). Yoga mats will be provided.

Stuff your own pillow, express your gratitude, make an intention bracelet, and create a kit to grow basil, mint, or chamomile at home all in UC East's Fireside Lounge. All items are available while supplies last.

February 6th, 2024 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm - University Center

Organizations/teams/groups can register to participate in the Homecoming Window Painting contest. Those who registered will receive an email with their assigned window spots and competition information. Participation is limited to the first 15 registrants.

Register to compete by Jan. 24th, 2024 here!

Show your USI spirit by decorating your department’s office for Homecoming 2024.

Judging will be based on:

  • Use of the theme: Homecoming (Archie's Version): The Eras of USI
  • Incorporation of School Spirit and Red & Blue
  • Creativity

The winner of the contest will receive a trophy that will travel among winning departments from year to year. Judging will take place 12p.m. on
Wednesday, February 7, 2024.

Register to participate by Jan. 31st, 2024 here!

February 7th, 2024 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm - Carter Hall

Think you’ve got what it takes to be Archie’s Next Top Model? Put together outfits that fit the categories and walk the runway for a panel of judges. 

A judges panel will score each runway appearance to determine the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of the competition. Models will be scored on their runway presence, and how their outfit fits the themes, creativity, and crowd response.

Round Categories:

First round: Humorous Couture 

Where Fashion Meets Laughter. This category celebrates the whimsical fusion of style and humor. Models showcase outfits that tickle the funny bone, blending impeccable craftsmanship with comedic flair. Prepare for a runway experience that redefines fashion with a playful twist, leaving the audience in stitches.

Second round: Timeless Trends of the Eras Before Us

This category invites models to embody the iconic styles of the 60s to the 90s, paying homage to the enduring fashion legacies of each era. From groovy prints to grunge aesthetics, witness a captivating parade of retro reverie, celebrating the eternal allure of bygone trends.

Third (Final) Round: Screagle Spirit Showcase

Unleash the vibrant energy of the University of Southern Indiana! Models will proudly flaunt their school spirit, donning the iconic colors and symbols that embody the pride of Screaming Eagle Nation. Join us for a spirited runway where fashion meets university pride in a dazzling display of Screaming Eagle couture!

Register to participate by Jan. 24th, 2024 here!

February 8th, 2024 - Screaming Eagle Arena Concourse

Hang tight! More information coming soon!

February 8th, 2024 - Screaming Eagle Arena

Craziest Fan Competition is a Spirit competition among individual
students and student groups to show their Screagle Spirit by donning
spirited costumes using USI colors and brand.

February 9th, 2024 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm - UC East (Conference Series, Fireside Lounge, Performance Center Lobby)

Friendship Bracelets with APB, Family Feud with New Student and Transitional
Programs, Karaoke, Silent Disco, and more!

February 10th, 2024 - 12:30pm to 3:00pm - USI Aquatic Center

You and your team can purchase a duck, personalize it at the
"duck"-oration station, and work together to race your duck across
the pool with water guns. Race times will be 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30.
There will be prizes for the winners of each heat as well as three
Grand Prize Winners!

Visit USI New Student and Transitional Programs' website for more details!

February 10th, 2024 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm - SEC Courts

Join us to get hyped up for the Homecoming Basketball games! Grab some
food, enjoy the music, make bracelets and signs, get your face painted, or
play some games. Activities will be yours for the choosing at our Homecoming