Hiram College


Homecoming is weekend celebration for students, alumni, faculty, staff, and the community each fall.

Homecoming is sponsored by the Terrier Activities Board, the Office of Campus Involvement (OCI), Alumni Relations, SAAC and Hiram College Athletics. Homecoming has become a premier event on campus.  Events typically include a comedian, food trucks, a bonfire with s’mores, athletic events, and an all campus dance.

**All guests attending the Homecoming dance must be 18 years or older based on the sale of alcohol at this event. Must have a valid photo ID.


Poster Sale

  • Under the Hinsdale Arch  9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
    • Global Prints has been in the wholesale and retail poster business for over 20 years. They sell posters prints and frames to the trade.

Grub and Game Night

  • KC Lower Level  8-11 p.m.
    • Ultimate Nacho Bar
    • Pool, Board Games, Card Games, Video Games, and much more!!


Poster Sale

  • Under the Hinsdale Arch  9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
    • Global Prints has been in the wholesale and retail poster business for over 20 years. They sell posters prints and frames to the trade.

Comedian T-Murph

  • KC Lobby 8-10 p.m.
    • Concessions Provided
    • T Murph is a comedian that broke out of the Chicago comedy scene and has been rising quickly ever since. His recent TV credits include MTV’s Wild N’Out, Key & Peele, BET’s Comic View, and NBC’s Chicago Fire.  T Murph has also been seen on Kevin Hart’s Just For Laughs show on his Laugh Out Loud streaming service and appears regularly on All Def Digital’s Roast Me.


Rocket Car and Bonfire with S’mores

  • B/C Lawn  6:30-8 p.m.
    • The Rocket Car, was created from an authentic space rocket swinging ride, salvaged from the old “Euclid Beach Amusement Park” that existed in the Cleveland area until about 1969.  Ron Heitman took a dream and did what he likes best, turned it into a car!! A 1973 Oldsmobile Toronado drive train was used to transform The Rocket Car into a legal street vehicle. Come and take a ride!!! 


Terrier Shirt Tie Dye Party

  • KC Lawn 4-8 p.m. (Rain location: KC Lower Level)
    • We have custom made TERRIER PRIDE shirts that you can tie dye blue and red to wear to the big game on Saturday! Come out and get your spirit on!


Food Truck Friday

  • KC Lawn 5-8 p.m.
    • We will have three food trucks coming to campus for Food Truck Friday!! One food truck will be providing chicken and taco baskets, while the other two help with your sweet tooth! The dessert trucks will have Sno-cones, Italian ice, funnel cakes, and many more sweet treats to choose from.
    • Students will eat free with a coupon given to them when they get to the event. While supplies last!!
    • Staff and Faculty may purchase a meal basket for $10, a dessert for $5, and/or a sno-cone for $3!

Hydration Olympics

  • KC lower Level 9-11 p.m.
    • Get hydrated while learning about the dangers of drinking. You compete with friends against other teams in games like Pong, Boom, and “Go Terriers!” Winning team gets a prize.


Run for Grace and Andy

  • 1st Floor of the Kennedy Center 9 a.m.
    • Proceeds from the run and walk each year benefit the College’s Grace Chamberlain and Andy Hopkins scholarship funds.
    • Registration is required

Terrier Tailgate and Football Game

  • Tailgate Tent in the parking lot behind East Hall 11:30-2 p.m.
    • Connect with fellow alumni, current students and potential future students.
    • Corn-hole, Giant Jenga, Connect Four and other yard games.
    • Caricature Drawings!
    • Tons of great tailgating food!!!
  • Hiram Terriers vs. Allegheny Gators          Henry Field  1 p.m.

Old School Hollywood Karaoke & Dance Party

  • Martin Field-house 9 p.m. –  1 a.m.
  • This year all will enter Martin through the Henry Field entrance.
    • First we will start off with some karaoke fun, and then our DJ will start up at 10:30 p.m. Tons of food such as boneless chicken wings, dips, and a mashed potato bar!
    • Alcohol will be available for purchase for all students of the legal age at $1 a beer and $2 a mixed drink.
    • Come dressed as your favorite celeb or character!
    • Special guest DJ and MC’s Corey Grand and Knyce from 107.9!!