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UT Dallas Homecoming, February 1-7, 2009

This year's Homecoming theme, Through the Decades, is especially appropriate as UT Dallas turns 40 this year. Come back to campus and see how much has changed over the past 40 years!

Here are some of the great Homecoming events in store for UT Dallas alumni:

  • Alumni Night with the Dallas Mavericks
    Wednesday, February 4 at 7:30 p.m.
    American Airlines Center

    Join other UT Dallas alumni as we cheer the Dallas Mavericks to victory against the Portland Trail Blazers. Tickets are just $15. Register online!

  • Basketball Double Header: UT Dallas vs. Louisianna College
    Thursday, February 5 at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
    The UT Dallas Activity Center
    Join the nationally ranked UT Dallas basketball teams as they battle Louisiana College.
    5:30 p.m. — UT Dallas Women vs. Louisiana College
    7:30 p.m. — UT Dallas Men vs. Louisiana College

  • The Annual Homecoming Parade
    Friday, February 6 at 12 p.m.
    The UT Dallas Conference Center
    The Homecoming parade will wind through the UT Dallas campus beginning at 12 p.m. at the UT Dallas Conference Center. Student organizations will decorate floats and perform skits for spectators and judges. Barbeque will be served. Free knit caps will be given away. For route and more information visit the Parade page.

  • Basketball Double Header: UT Dallas vs. Mississippi College
    Saturday, February 7 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
    The UT Dallas Activity Center
    Join the nationally ranked UT Dallas basketball teams as they battle Mississippi College. The Homecoming King and Queen will be announced during halftime.
    1 p.m. — UT Dallas Women vs. Mississippi College
    3 p.m. — UT Dallas Men vs. Mississippi College

  • Homecoming Dance and Casino Night
    Saturday, February 7 from 8 p.m. - 12 a.m.
    UT Dallas Student Union
    Travel "Through the Decades" at the annual Homecoming dance and casino. Learn everything from swing to salsa to the waltz during the complimentary dance lesson from 7-8 p.m. Begin your century tour in the 1920's casino and play for a variety of prizes. Find your groove in the psychadelic 60's and disco-loving 70's. Be sure to stop by the 50's Comet Diner for some soft-serve ice cream and coffee. End the evening by showing off your dance moves at the 90's rave party.
    Register online!

  • For a complete listing of Homecoming 2009 events, check out the Homecoming website at

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Erin Dougherty, MPA, '03 '07
Director of Alumni Relations
and Annual Giving
Lindsey Bacon
Communications Coordinator
Tina Ly '10
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