Homecoming—Show Us Your Chaparral Pride!

Homecoming Week 2016 begins on Monday, September 26, 2016 and culminates in the annual Homecoming game on Saturday, October 1, 2016 when the College of DuPage Chaparrals will take on the Ellsworth Panthers!

Join your fellow COD students, alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends around the Stadium starting at 9 a.m. and then join us for the big game at 1 p.m.

We hope to see you there!

All activities, including the football game, are made available free to students, alumni, parents, the community, faculty and staff.

Alcohol is prohibited during all Homecoming events.

Homecoming week :

Monday, September 26

Live Music in the MAC Lakeside Pavilion 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • with Free Food and Giveaways

Tuesday, September 27

COD Day of Service in the SSC Atrium 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • with Free Food for all participants

Wednesday, September 28

Carnival Games outside SSC Main Entrance 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • with Free Carnival Food and Giveaways

Thursday, September 29

Pep Rally in the SSC Atrium at 11 a.m.

  •  with Free Food and Make-and-Take Souvenirs

Friday, September 30

Chi6ago Band featuring '85 Chicago Bears: Dan Hampton, Otis Wilson, and Steve McMichael at the MAC Lakeside Pavilion at 7 p.m.

Homecoming Game Day:

Saturday, October 1

The Bubble Soccer Tournament has been postponed due to weather. 

Pre-Game Party & Tailgating in the Stadium Parking Lot 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • B96 Radio Street Team
  • Lawn Games
  • Prizes
  • Free Hot Dogs & Chips
  • Face Painting
  • Glitter Tattoos
  • Balloon Artist

Homecoming Game Kickoff! at 1 p.m.

Second City Touring Company at 6 p.m. in the Belushi Performance Hall in the McAninch Arts Center



Alumni, College of DuPage warmly invites you to return to your Alma Mater this year for Homecoming. A lot has changed since you spent your days on campus, but our commitment to rigorous academics hasn't changed. We can't wait to see you at the game!

Contact Information

COD Homecoming

COD Athletics

Learn more about athletics at College of DuPage.



COD vs. Ellsworth Panthers

College of DuPage Chaparrals will take on the Ellsworth Panthers on Saturday, October 1 at 1 p.m.

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