Homecoming 2021

Searching for Blue and Gold this October! 

Alumni, it’s time to come home to Kearney and celebrate being a Loper for life! There are several events throughout the weekend where you can reconnect with fellow alumni:  

Thursday, October 7

5:30 p.m. Kearney Quarterly After Hours
Discovery Hall, UNK
RSVP at unkalumni.org/instate


Friday, October 8

11:30 a.m. Distinguished Alumni Awards Luncheon*
Nebraskan Student Union, Ponderosa Room 
2:30 p.m. Chemistry Department: Annual Don Fox Lecture
Copeland Hall, Room 131
3:30 p.m. One Room, One Teacher Induction Ceremony
College of Education, Atrium
5:30 p.m. Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet*
Nebraskan Student Union, Ponderosa Room 


Saturday, October 9

10 a.m. Homecoming Parade

Downtown Kearney 
Noon Loper Alumni Brews & Brats Tailgate 
Loperville Tailgate, Cope Stadium Parking Lot 
Thank you to our tailgate sponsor,
First National Bank Omaha!

2 p.m. UNK vs. Missouri Western State University
Cope Stadium, Foster Field
Game tickets available at


Tickets for the Distinguished Alumni Awards Luncheon and Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet may be purchased at

Distinguished Alumni Awards Luncheon —  Adult $30 / Child (12 & under) $15
Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet — Adult $40 / Child (12 & under) $15 

RSVP's due October 1 (These events are now closed and no longer taking registrations. For more information, please contact our office at 308-698-5271.)

Prices include tax. If you have dietary restrictions or requests, please contact the UNK Alumni Association, 308-698-5271.