Details Announced for Homecoming Weekend

Oct. 16, 2013


CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati Department of Athletics expects a large crowd this Saturday, October 19 for the UC vs. UConn football game and homecoming festivities. Fans are encouraged to come early, be loud and wear black with kickoff beginning at noon in historic Nippert Stadium. 

Due to Homecoming festivities, fans should be aware of the traditional Homecoming parade route and resulting street closings around campus.  The annual parade will begin at 8:30 a.m. beginning at Calhoun and Clifton avenues and concluding on Martin Luther King Avenue.


UC's Homecoming parade at 8:30 a.m. will affect the following streets around campus:

  • Calhoun Street, between Vine Street and Clifton Avenue, will close at 7:30 a.m.
  • Clifton Avenue, between McMillan and Martin Luther King Jr. avenues, will close at 8:15 a.m.  
  • Eastbound traffic on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue between Clifton Avenue and Woodside Drive will be restricted prior to the start of the parade. The eastbound right-hand lane (the lane closest to campus) will be closed; the middle and left-hand lanes will remain open. Westbound traffic will remain unaffected.

To visit street closure information visit here.


Cash parking on game day is ($15 per car) at Campus Green, Woodside, Clifton Court, Stratford and Eden Garages. 

Due to the annual Homecoming parade, access to Clifton Court garage and Stratford Garage (accessed off Clifton Ave.) will be closed at 8:00 a.m. and will reopen after the parade route passes Clifton Court at approximately 9:30 a.m.    


8:00 a.m. Grid opens on Campus Green
Bearcats Blitz opens - Myers Alumni Center
8:30 a.m. Parade begins on Clifton Avenue to Martin Luther King Avenue
9:30 a.m. Catwalk - Sigma, Sigma Commons
9:30-11:30 a.m. Bearcats Fan Zone opens - Sheakley Lawn
10:30 a.m. Gates open - historic Nippert Stadium 
Whit Babcock presents on Nippert Stadium Renovation & Expansion - Myers Alumni Center
11:30  Pregame festivities conclude allowing fans time to locate seats in Nippert Stadium
12:00 p.m. Kickoff against UConn

For more information on all UC Homecoming activities, please go to the UC Alumni Association Homecoming website.


A limited number of tickets are still available, starting at $33. Reserve yours by calling 1-877-CATS-TIX or visiting The ticket office on gameday will open at 8:00 a.m. at the Richard E. Lindner Center.