2017 Winners

Homecoming King

Allen Rodriguez

Homecoming Queen

Lilian Le

Door Decoration Contest

Door #7
Multicultural Center
SSB 2.400

Homecoming Parade

  • President's Trophy:
    Japanese Student Association

  • Comet Cup:
    Sustainability Club

  • Fraternity & Sorority Spirit Award:
    Sigma Lambda Alpha Sorority

  • Spirit Cup:
    Student Media

  • Orange and Green Cup:
    Residential Life Apartments Orange

Color the Comet

  • Undergraduate Accounting Club

Residence Hall Spirit Showdown

  • Residence Hall West

Cardboard Boat Regatta

  • Creative Design:

  • Homecoming Spirit:
    Apartments Green

  • Fastest Boat:
    Vietnamese Student Association

2017 Schedule

Wednesday, Nov. 8

Spirit Shop

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Galaxy Rooms

Show your homecoming spirit by making your own mum or garter.

Homecoming Kickoff

6:30-9 p.m.

SU 1st Floor & Galaxy Rooms

Light up the night! The official kickoff of Homecoming, with music, games, food, prizes and more.

Homecoming 5k

Check-in: 6:30 p.m.

Race: 7:30 p.m.

SU Mall

Run and party with your friends at the glow in the dark 5K. Registration open through Nov. 1.

Sign up here

Thursday, Nov. 9

Campus Fashion Show

2 p.m.

SSA 2nd Floor

Love sporting your favorite UT Dallas fashions? Apply to be a model for the show. Sign up before Oct. 22.

Sign up here

Transfer Thirsty Thursday

5-7 p.m.

The Pub

Social mixer for undergraduate transfer students (open to all students).

Comets Got Talent

7-9 p.m.

SSA Auditorium

Comets go head-to-head to see who’s got the most talent. Open auditions: 11 a.m.-1 p.m, Oct. 31 - Nov. 2 at the Plinth. Performers must provide their own music and props.

Up All Night Float Building

8:30-11 p.m.

Lot T Overflow

Enjoy music and food while decorating your float. Featuring a drive-in screening of "The Incredibles."

Comet Can

Now-Nov. 9 (winner announced Nov. 9 via social media)

Annual donation contest where UTD departments battle it out to see who can collect the most donations.

Friday, Nov. 10

Homecoming Parade

12:30 p.m.

Rutford Avenue

Custom-designed golf carts plus cars, trucks, live music and loads of Comet spirit.

Parade of Flags registration opens on Oct. 27.

Sign up here

Perform during the parade for a chance to win prizes.

Sign up here

Parade After Party

1 p.m.

Visitor Center Atrium

Savor some treats and talk up your favorite floats in a setting reminiscent of school recess.

Cardboard Boat Regatta

6-8 p.m.

Activity Center Natatorium

Assemble your racing vessel with cardboard and duct tape for speed, creativity and school spirit. Register now - Nov. 1.

Sign up here

Saturday, Nov. 11

Lunch on the Lawn

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center

Families welcome for a picnic on The Green with music and games. Bring a picnic lunch or enjoy snacks on us while supplies last.


1-5 p.m.

Lot J

Bring tailgate fixings and enjoy beverages on us. Music, games and giveaways.

HomeFest 2017: Comet Street

1-5 p.m.

Lot J

Food, music, caricature artists, T-shirts and more!

Basketball Game

5 p.m.

Activity Center Main Gym

Join us as the Comets take on the Huston-Tillotson Rams.

HomeFest 2017: The Concert

7-9 p.m.

Lot J

Watch a performance opened by Bobby Sessions and headlined by Rob $tone, known for the single “Chill Bill.”

Homecoming Committee and Street Team

Nishaat Rupani

Homecoming Student Director

Areeb Siddiqui

Tailgate Chair

Reuben Rusk

Tailgate Chair

Antonio Diaz

Comets Got Talent Chair

Shashank Kare

Homefest Chair

Ishan Shezad

Homefest Chair

Sahana Shaikh

Parade & Up All Night Chair

Seun Omoba

Parade & Up All Night Chair

Hana Moosa

Street Team

Parissa Mehdi

Street Team

Sahar Yaqubi

Street Team

Shivangi Ghandi

Street Team