Alumni Events

Homecoming

HomecomingMake plans to join the alumni, students, faculty and staff of the College of Veterinary Medicine on Saturday, October 29, 2016 for Illinois Homecoming as we take on Minnesota! Prior to kick-off we invite you to tailgate with the College of Veterinary Medicine outside of Memorial Stadium. Football tickets in a College of Veterinary Medicine block of seats are available.

We hope you can join us for this exciting Illinois tradition!

Event Details

  • Saturday, October 29, 2016
  • Tailgate is at 9 AM; kick-off is at 11 AM
  • Memorial Stadium, Champaign, IL
  • Football Tickets are $31 and Tailgate Tickets are $20 for alumni, friends and guests (tailgate tickets includes food and bar). Tailgate tickets for kids 0-4 are free. Tailgate tickets for kids 4-18 and students are $10.

Reserve your Homecoming tickets now online or call us at 217.333.2761. If you have any questions or would like information about our room block, please email Mindy Spencer, Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Special Events.

Hotel Information

Room block availability is limited. As this is Homecoming weekend, more rooms might open as we get closer to the event. We also urge you to utilize sites like Orbitz and Travelocity as well when searching for a room.

Drury Inn & Suites

905 W. Anthony Drive, Champaign

Rooms: Check In October 27, 28 or 29: $167.99/night

Reservations due by 9/25/16. To make your reservations, visit www.druryhotels.com and enter the group number of 2268289 or call 1-800-325-0720 and refer to group number 2268289.

iHotel

This is the location for Friday night’s dinner and is located near the stadium

1900 S. 1st Street, Champaign

Rooms:

  • Check In October 27: $139 if reserving this night only ($275 if also staying 10/28 in order to comply with their two night minimum)
  • Check In October 28 & October 29: $275/night with a 2 night minimum

Reservations due by 9/27/16. To make your reservation, call 217-819-5000 and mention “College of Vet Med Reunion” room block.

Hampton Inn Urbana

1200 W. University Avenue, Urbana

Rooms: Check In October 27, 28, 29: $259/night

Reservations due by 9/27/16. To make your reservations, call 217-337-1100 and mention “College of Vet Med Reunion” room block.

Hilton Garden Inn/Homewood Suites

We will post this room block information online once available!

Home2Suites

Newest hotel in Champaign: located at 2013 S. Neil Street

Rooms

  • Check in 10/27: $149 for this night only ($249/night for 10/28 and 10/29)
  • Check in 10/28 or 10/29: $249 per night

Reservations must be made by 8/28/16. To make your reservation, call 217-355-6468 and use the group code VMR.

Hyatt Place

217 S. Neil Street, Champaign

Rooms:  Check in October 27, 28, or 29: $129/night

Reservations due by 9/27/16. To make your reservation, call 217-531-2800 and mention “College of Vet Med Reunion” room block.

To view a complete list of area hotels, visit TripAdvisor. Be sure to check out sites like Orbitz and Travelocity as well!