The University of New Mexico's Homecoming 2023 kicks off the week of Oct. 16. You and yours are invited to join UNM Alumni Relations for a wonderful week of celebration. This year's Homecoming will feature three signature events including Happy Hour at Hodgin, Diner en Rouge and the Homecoming Tailgate.

Event attendees are kindly asked to bring a full Ziplock bag with travel-sized toiletries to any events they attend throughout Homecoming Week. Donations will go to the Lobo Pantry, which provides students with food and other necessities. Attendees will receive a special Homecoming gift for each donation.


Happy Hour at Hodgin
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 5 to 8 p.m. – Hodgin Hall

Get ready for Happy Hour at Hodgin Hall!

Kick-off the Homecoming festivities with fellow UNM Alums at our Happy Hour! Come enjoy spirited beverages and tasty tápas while catching up with fellow grads and meeting new ones at the historic Hodgin Hall. This is a wonderful chance to reconnect.

To secure a dedicated space for your group at the Happy Hour, reach out to Dezlyn Chacon at

For more information and registration, visit Happy Hour at Hodgin.



Diner en Rouge
Thursday, Oct. 19, 5:30 to 9 p.m. – UNM Championship Golf Course

Don't miss out on Diner en Rouge: Sip and Savor, a groundbreaking event debuting this year! Join UNM Alumni for an unparalleled evening at the picturesque UNM South Championship Golf Course on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

Treat yourself to a culinary journey with exceptional beer and wine pairings, accompanied by live music, top-notch entertainment, and delightful surprises throughout the night. Elevate the experience by donning your most elegant red attire. Additionally, UNM's new hot air balloon, Cherry On Top, is scheduled to make an appearance. Tickets are available at $75 per person and are expected to sell out fast, so secure yours today!

For more information and registration, visit Diner en Rouge.



Homecoming Tailgate & UNM vs. Hawai'i
Saturday, Oct. 21, 1 to 4 p.m. - University Football Stadium- Howl Zone tailgating area

Lobo nation, bring your friends and family out for spirited fun before cheering on the Lobos as they take on Hawai’i! Stop in for your Cherry & Silver Lobo swag for you/your little Lobos and be entered into raffles. You can’t miss us in the Howl Zone for this always energetic tailgate! There will be food available for purchase, live music, and a photo booth.

Be sure to get there two hours before kick-off for Lobo Prowl– where we cheer on Lobo Football and Spirit as they enter the stadium to get ready for the game.

Don't miss these exciting events or you'll wish you were here!

For more information and to purchase merchandise, visit Homecoming 2023.