Indiana University Northwest
Office of Alumni Relations

Office of Alumni Relations


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Door Decorating Contest  

In an effort to promote the spirit of Homecoming and encourage student organizations, staff and faculty to attend, a door decorating contest will take place the week of October 20.  This is a great opportunity to use your creativity to make a design that best captures what makes IU Northwest “Your IU”.


A bag with basic decorations and materials will be provided to each organization to get you started. After that, you may use your own materials as long as it follows the guidelines given to you.

Registration Deadline: October 17, 2014

Decoration Deadline: October 24, 2014

Voting will begin on: Monday & Tuesday, October 27 & 28, 2014 (Moraine Student Lounge)

Student Organizations: Must submit a form to register. Print and complete the Student Organization Form here.

Staff or Faculty: Please print out a form and send the requested information to if you would like to have your door decorated by a student organization. Print and complete the Faculty/Staff Form here.

For more information, please contact Christina Dwyre or April VanMilligan at

Spirit Day  
Spirit Day
Wednesday, October 29 - Spirit Day
Wear your pride on your sleeve, literally, as you put on your IU Northwest clothing and celebrate school spirit! You never know, you might get a treat if you do!

Not on campus? No problem!
Take a photo of yourself wearing IU Northwest clothing and send them to or use #IUNHomecoming14.  Make sure to "like" the facebook page IU Northwest Alumni Association to see all the spirit photos throughout the day!
Pep Rally  
Thursday, October 30 - Pep Rally Savannah Center Gymnasium: 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Show your pride and support for IU Northwest Athletics as we get ready for Homecoming on November 1! Meet some of the members and coaches of all the teams, including Cross Country, Volleyball, Basketball, Cheer Club and more!

Food and Drinks will be provided!

IU Northwest Redhawk Athletics

For questions, please contact Student Activities at 219-980-6794.

Alumni Breakfast  

Friday, October 31 - Alumni Breakfast

In the spirit of Homecoming, the Office of Alumni Relations and the IU Northwest Alumni Association will be hosting the first Inaugural Alumni Breakfast Service Award Ceremony on October 31 at 8 a.m. in the John W. Anderson Library Conference Center.  Alumni and friends are invited to attend this breakfast in honor of the recipients who will receive the "Service Award".  This award will recognize individuals who have demonstrated a philanthropic spirit and have given back to IU Northwest through their time, talent and treasure.  In addition to this award, the Alumni Association and the Student Alumni Association will also recognize a current student who through exceptional service, leadership and school spirit has brought honor and distinction to IU Northwest. This Spirit Award will publicly acknowledge a student who has given significant amounts of time and talent to the university.

Outstanding Service Award Nomination PDF Form (Note: If using Firefox, please download the form to complete)

Student Spirit Award Nomination PDF Form (Note: If using Firefox, please download the form to complete)

For questions or to RSVP please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 219-980-6769, 219-981-4238 or email at

Homecoming Day  
Homecoming game

Saturday, November 1 - Homecoming Day Activities

Food will be served under a tent located on the west side of campus. If weather does not cooperate activities will be moved to Savannah.

General Admission Tickets are $15.  Students with ID and children age 7 and under are FREE.  Advance tickets include 2014 Homecoming T-shirt (while supplies last). Admission includes pre-game tailgate (food and beverage).

For Tickets, call (219) 980-6769 or (219) 980-6944