February 23 – 25, 2023

Homecoming is a tradition as old as UMSL itself. Join us for a week of celebrating UMSL students and alumni, show your Triton pride, and watch the fun of Homecoming unfold.

2023 Event Schedule:

Chili Feed: Thursday, February 23, 11:30am – 1:30pm, Millennium Student Center Century Rooms

Kick-off our Homecoming festivities with a bowl of homemade chili with recipes created by our very own UMSL faculty. You will have the opportunity to sample 5 chili recipes. Taste carefully! You must vote for your favorite chili entry to select the winner of the Golden Ladle Award.

Purchase your tickets online or at the Nosh/Provincial House Dining Hall beginning January 10 - February 16. Tickets will not be sold past February 16, so make sure to pick yours up before then!

Tickets cost $5.00 for students and $6.00 for faculty, staff, and alumni.

An exclusive glass chili mug will be given out to the first 250 people at the event courtesy of University Marketing & Communications (supplies limited; first come, first serve).

All proceeds will benefit the Triton Pantry.


Pack the Stands: Thursday, February 23, 5:30pm (women’s) and 7:30pm (men’s), Mark Twain Gymnasium

Cheer on the UMSL Tritons basketball teams as they take on Indianapolis. UMSL students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends are encouraged to attend not only the basketball games but also our Homecoming activities in the Mark Twain balcony. We will have free food, activities, a raffle, and fun! There will be plenty of kid-friendly activities, so feel free to bring the family!


Tickets are free with an UMSL ID. General Admission tickets: $7.00 (children 6 and under free)


Homecoming Dance: Friday, February 24, Doors open at 6:30pm, 7:00pm – 10:00pm, Touhill Performing Arts Center

Students are invited to spend an elegant night at the Homecoming Dance. This will be a formal event - so have fun dressing up & getting ready with your friends!


The Homecoming Dance is FREE to all UMSL students and their plus one (a date or friend who wants to come along).

UMSL Shuttle will be running to and from Oak, Mansion, and Meadows to the Touhill Lobby where the Dance will be held. The first pick-up begins at 6:00 pm and the last pick-up from the Touhill ends at 10:30 pm.

The doors open at 6:30 pm, and the fun begins at 7:00 pm.


Tiny Tritons Pancake Breakfast: Saturday, February 25, 10:00am – 12:00pm, Millennium Student Center Century Rooms

Join Tiny Tritons for our annual Homecoming Breakfast. Wear your PJs and come grab a stack of pancakes! We have lots of fun activities planned including Dr. Dan the Pancake Man from Dancakes. This event is FREE and is a great way to get your kids & family involved in Homecoming! Our Tiny Tritons programming is geared toward children Pre-K to 5th grade.


RSVP is REQUIRED to attend this event. RSVP at umsl.edu/go/tinytritons to save your spot!


Homecoming Service Project:

Alumni Legacy Luncheon: Saturday, February 25