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Homecoming 2023: Sweet Home Illini

Event Type
Social/Informal Event
University of Illinois College of Law
University of Illinois College of Law
Oct 20, 2023 - Oct 21, 2023   All Day
Heather Ball, Director of Events and Alumni Programming
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Homecoming 2023
Sweet Home Illini
October 20-21, 2023

Register to Attend
(Registration is only required for the tailgate.)

Friday, October 20

12:00 pm
Vacketta-DLA Piper Lecture on the Role of Government and the Law
Featuring Lori Ringhand, University of Georgia School of Law
Max L. Rowe Auditorium
Free and open to the public

1:00 pm
Post-Lecture Reception in Peer and Sarah Pedersen Pavilion

3:00 pm 
Lincoln Letter Lecture with Professor Travis McDade: ‘Somewhat Trammeled’: Abraham Lincoln’s Most Important Legal Case and the Letter That Started It.  
College of Law Classroom H
(No registration required) 

6:00 pm
Homecoming Parade: enjoy the parade from Cribbet Field on the corner of 4th and Pennsylvania Avenue
Free and open to the public

Class of 1973 50th Reunion Dinner 
Alumni will be welcomed in to the Golden Gavel Society
(Urbana Country Club)

Saturday, October 21
12:30 pm
Homecoming Tailgate – $40 per person
College of Law Cribbet Field 

2:30 pm
Fighting Illini v. Wisconsin Football Game
Memorial Stadium

Area Hotels:


Home 2 Suites by Hilton

Hilton Garden Inn

Drury Inn

Holiday Inn Express

Hyatt Place

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson

Best Western Savoy

Hampton Inn Southwest Champaign

Eastlake Hotel & Suites

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