Online registration underway for Homecoming events

Marshall will be stepping back in time during Homecoming 2015 with this year’s nostalgic theme – Blast from the Past.

In addition to the ‘80s theme, Homecoming 2015 will be filled with activities for students, alums and Herd fans of all ages with a full week of activities beginning on Sunday, Oct. 18, and leading up to the 2015 Homecoming game against North Texas on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 3:30 p.m.

This is everyone’s opportunity to throw on some green and white, reunite with old friends, and cheer on the Thundering Herd. For a full list of Homecoming 2015 activities, visit

Here are links to register for this year’s biggest events:

Picnic on the Plaza Table Registration

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 23 | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Memorial Student Center Plaza

WHAT: Marshall’s largest and most exciting on-campus Homecoming party returns in 2015! The Marshall University Alumni Association will host its annual Picnic on the Plaza on Friday, Oct. 23, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. with free food and drinks, a live DJ and plenty of fun with the Marshall University Marching Thunder, university staff and the Thundering Herd football team! Campus organizations, colleges and departments can register for a table during the Picnic on the Plaza at the link below.



Homecoming Float Registration

WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 22 | 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Huntington

WHAT: Marshall’s annual Homecoming Parade returns at a new day and time in 2015 as Herd fans celebrate Homecoming 2015 under the lights on Thursday, Oct. 22, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy floats highlighting the sights, sounds and feel of the 80s! To register your student organization for a float, visit the link below.



Alumni Tailgate Party Registration

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 24 | 11 a.m.

WHERE: Harless Field

WHAT: Tailgate with the Marshall University Alumni Association! Party with our live DJ, enjoy games, guest speakers and relax in our Herd Hangout tent. Admission to the tailgate party is free, and for $10 per person you can enjoy a delicious meal and drinks. Party with the MUAA in Harless Field beginning at 11 a.m. and running until an hour before kickoff. Register early at the link below to avoid the lines!



Office Decorating Registration

WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 22 | All Day

WHERE: Marshall University

WHAT: Decorate your office for Marshall Homecoming 2015 and show your Herd pride! The Marshall University Alumni Association will be judging campus offices on Thursday, Oct. 22 and will hand out awards in a number of categories including Large Office – Best Fits Theme, Small Office – Best Fits Theme, Large Office – Most Creative, Small Office – Most Creative, Large Office – Most Attractive, Small Office – Most Attractive, Online Fan Vote. Register your office for the contest at the link below.