Frank Duran

2018 UTEP Homecoming events

Frank Duran
2018 UTEP Homecoming events

Get ready for a week of festivities as UTEP students deck the campus with this year’s student-selected Homecoming theme – “Musicals.” The annual tradition of Homecoming is all about welcoming alumni and friends back to campus to proclaim their Miner pride and display some serious school spirit. 

Mark your calendar for the week of Sept. 30 – Oct. 6, when The University of Texas at El Paso will celebrate Homecoming 2018 with reunions, recognitions, celebrations and all that jazz. 

Visit for a full calendar and up-to-date information on 2018 Homecoming. 

Multi-Day Events

Sept. 30 - Oct. 6

Homecoming RSOlympics

Various times and locations Sam Rodriguez | 915-747-5670 

By invitation only 

Oct. 2, 3, 4 and 6

Borderland Music Series Live

1-3 p.m. Oct. 2-4, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Oct. 6 

UTEP Bookstore 

Cheryl Patterson | 915-747-7421 

Oct. 3, 4, 5 and 7

“Bless Me, Ultima” 

7:30 p.m. Oct. 3-5, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 | Wise Family Theatre 

Box Office | 915-747-5118 

Oct. 4 - 6

Golden Grads Reunion Weekend $ Various locations 

Pam Pippen | 915-747-8600 

Registration required: 

Sunday, Sept. 30

9th Annual Miner Dash

5K Run/3K Walk and

Family Fitness Fiesta

8-11 a.m. 

Centennial Plaza 

Daniela Lerma | 915-747-6738 

Registration required: 

Wednesday, Oct. 3

Department of English Homecoming Reception

3-5 p.m. 

Centennial Museum – Discovery Theatre 

Ana Diaz | 915-747-7166 

Thursday, Oct. 4

School of Nursing Breakfast

in Honor of Gold Nuggets 7:30-9 a.m. 

Health Sciences and Nursing Building – 1st floor patio 

Margie Lopez | 915-747-8194 

By invitation only 


College of Science

Homecoming Breakfast

9-10 a.m. 

Chemistry and Computer Science Building 

2nd floor lobby 

Roxanne Giron | 915-747-5536 

College of Liberal Arts Gold Nugget Reception

3-5 p.m. 

Location TBD 

Cynthia Marentes | 915-747-6790 

RSVP: 915-747-5666 

Homecoming Pep Rally


Centennial Plaza Nicole Aguilar | 915-747-5670 

UTEP Black Alumni Network (UBAN)

5-9 p.m. 

Hilton Garden Inn El Paso 

University - Del Norte Ballroom Crystal Saavedra | 915-747-6475 


Young Alumni

Network Mixer

7-10 p.m. 

Hoppy Monk, 4141 N. Mesa 

Paul Sanchez 

RSVP: or 

2018 COBA Gold Nugget/ Distinguished Alumni Reception

4:30-6:30 p.m. 

Geological Sciences Bldg. – Geology Reading Room 



Friday, Oct. 5

8th Annual Maj. Gen. Juan G. Ayala Military Appreciation Breakfast

8-10 a.m. 

Geological Sciences Bldg. – Geology Reading Room 

Nena Gonzalez | 915-747-6050 


College of Education

Gold Nugget Breakfast

8:30-11 a.m. 

Hilton Garden Inn El Paso University – Del Norte Ballroom Susana Aguirre | 915-747-5783 


Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering and Management Alumni Homecoming Luncheon

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 

Chemistry and Computer Science Bldg. Courtyard 

Concha Ruiz | 915-747-5464 

Student Alumni Association 20 Year Celebration

2-5 p.m. 

Peter and Margaret de Wetter Center (Alumni Lodge) 

Sofia Camps | 915-747-8600 

RSVP: or 

Distinguished Alumni

Awards Dinner

6:30-9:30 p.m.

Don Haskins Center

RSVP: Judith Heredia-Perry


Saturday, Oct. 6

College of Engineering Alumni Homecoming Breakfast

8 a.m. - noon 

Union Bldg. East – 

Tomás Rivera Conference Center 

RSVP: homecoming or 

Alejandra Morton | 915-747-6917 

UTEP Black Alumni Network (UBAN)/African-American Studies Roundtable Summit

10 a.m.-noon 

Union Bldg. East – Templeton Suite 313 

Michael Williams | 915-747-7822 

Department of Communication Homecoming Brunch

10 a.m.-noon 

Cotton Memorial lawn 

Stacey Sowards | 915-747-8854 

RSVP: 915-747-5129 or 

Department of Political Science Homecoming Brunch

11 a.m.-1 p.m. 

Benedict Hall room 205/ front lawn 

José D. Villalobos | 915-747-7978 


Office of Alumni Relations/ 

Miner Athletic Club

Homecoming Tailgate

3-5:30 p.m. 

Kidd Field 

Valerie A. Sanchez | 915-747-6742 RSVP: or 915-747-8600 

Homecoming Football Game vs. North Texas

Time TBA 

Sun Bowl Stadium 

UTEP Ticket Center | 915-747-5234