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October 15-22, 2023 Student Homecoming Events


Sunday, October 15 – Sunday, October 22

UW-Stevens Point is excited to host eight days of activities to celebrate Homecoming 2023.

We hope to see all our Top Dawgs there!

Check out our campus maps to help guide you to Homecoming Week activities.

*This schedule is subject to change. Please reference SPIN for event updates.


Sunday, October 15:

Students in residence hall lobby

RHA Residence Hall Lobby Decoration Competition

Voting on @uwsp_rha Instagram

Residence Halls will be decorated by their hall staff and leadership teams to display their Pointer spirit and hall pride.  Vote for your top choice by checking out the Residence Hall Association Instagram (@uwsp_rha).

Monday, October 16:

Students decorating cakes
7-8 P.M.

Cabin Bake-Off (Cupcake Decorating with Dining)

DUC Laird Room

Come decorate a cupcake to compete for a prize.  Voting will be taken place by our VIP judges around 7:45 PM.

Students with popcorn machine.
8-11 P.M.

Top Gun: Maverick Movie

DUC Theatre

Sit back and prepare for take-off for the Top Gun: Maverick movie.  Free popcorn provided by the Residence Hall Association.

Tuesday, October 17:

Students playing volleyball on sand volleyball court
4-6 P.M.

Runway Showdown Volleyball Tournament

South Debot Volleyball Courts

Compete in the Volleyball tournament for a chance to win prizes for your team.

7-9 P.M.

The Deck Battle: Canoe Battleship co-sponsored by Intramurals and the Aquatics Center

Aquatics Center in Champions Hall

Get your team together to battle it out in Canoe Battleship.  Sink the other team for a chance to win prizes.

Wednesday, October 18:

students in blowup plastic balls playing soccer
7:30 P.M.

Lost in the Bubble: Bubble Soccer

Kotal Field

Experience the fun of Bubble Soccer and participate for a chance to win a Homecoming shirt. 

Thursday, October 19:

Students manning bingo game
9-11 P.M.

Pointers After Dark Presents Bingo Night

DUC Laird Room

Calling all Top Dawgs to fill their bingo cards for a chance to win great prizes sponsored by Pointers After Dark.

Friday, October 20:

Students pushing stevie pointer on a mattress
1 P.M.

Highway to the Pointer Zone Bed Races

Colman Track

Register your team to compete in the Bed Races competition.  Will your team win the grand title by crossing the finish line the fastest?

Saturday, October 21:

10-11:30 A.M.

UWSP Homecoming 5K

Schmeeckle Reserve

This event will be hosted by the UWSP Doctorate of Physical Therapy students partnered with the UWSP Homecoming Committee. For this 5K, proceeds will be donated toward the Marquette Challenge to help raise money for physical therapy research with the hopes of advancing the ability of physical therapists nationwide to better assist and advocate for the health and welfare of their local communities. Additionally, this 5K brings Pointer Pride during the fall 2023 Homecoming Week to welcome UW students, faculty, and the community members, and welcome back UWSP alumni, to show support for our beloved city! Later that afternoon, join us in rallying on our football team to victory! Help us support our University, our local communities, and our city!

With each registration, you will receive a free t-shirt (if registered before 11:59pm cst, September 27th, 2023) when you check in prior to the race on October 21, 2023. Please include the size of the t-shirt you’d like when you register.

Check out their website for more information.

10 A.M. – 4 P.M.

Bookstore Open

Dreyfus University Center

Stop by the bookstore to get your Pointers gear for the Homecoming game!

UWSP alumni association table at homecoming
10:30 A.M. – 1 P.M.

Homecoming Hotspot

Goerke Park

Join the UWSP Alumni Association at the Homecoming Hotspot party for a chance to win scholarships and prizes! A special Native American Invocation and Drum will take place prior to the event. Other features include Section 715 Axe Throwing, musician Brad Emanuel, UWSP’s STEM Shuttle, several local food trucks including Stevie’s (UWSP’s new food truck!), the UWSP Pep Band, alumni reunions and more!

UWSP Football team
1 P.M.

Pointer Football vs. UW-River Falls

Goerke Park

Cheer on your Pointer football team as they battle UW-River Falls for a Homecoming win! Stop by and take a picture with Stevie Pointer!

volleyball player bumping ball
1:30 P.M.

Pointer Volleyball vs. Cornell College

Berg Gym Champions Hall

Watch the Pointers volleyball team take on Cornell College during Homecoming weekend. Remember to wear your purple and gold in support of our Pointers!

soccer player kicking ball
6 P.M.

Pointer Soccer Game vs. Platteville

Point Soccer Bowl

Watch the women’s soccer team take on UW-Platteville during Homecoming. Wear your purple and gold in support of the Pointers!

Volleyball player spiking ball
6:30 P.M.

Pointers Volleyball vs. North Park University

Berg Gym Champions Hall

Watch the Pointers volleyball team take on North Park University during Homecoming weekend. Wear purple and gold in support of the Pointers!

8 P.M.

Eric Dittelman – Mindreader, mentalist, comedian

DUC Encore Room

This is a show you won’t want to miss! Catch mindreader, mentalist, stand-up improv comedian Eric Dittelman perform at The Encore in the Dreyfus University Center. Dittelman was a Semi-Finalist of Season 7 of “America’s Got Talent.” Attendance is free for all UW-Stevens Point students with a valid PointCard student ID. Please note, there is an admission fee for non-UWSP students.

Sunday, October 22:

Student Government Association at Homecoming
1 P.M.

SGA Homecoming Clean Up

In front of DeBot

Help the Student Government Association clean up after Homecoming.