students riding the carnival at Homefest

to a 50th Anniversary Celebration

UT Dallas students showed off plenty of Comet spirit and celebrated the University’s 50th anniversary during 2019 Homecoming activities Nov. 13-16.

Andrew Blodgett and April Boyd as Homecoming King and Queen

Andrew Blodgett, a business administration senior, and April Boyd, a political science senior, were selected as Homecoming King and Queen for the 26th annual event.

students at the chalk art contest

A new chalk art contest encouraged students to draw what they think UT Dallas would look like 50 years from now.

Kelsey Vong

Speech-language pathology and audiology sophomore Kelsey Vong, a member of the UT Dallas Power Dancers, adds to the Homecoming Parade festivities.

Homecoming Parade participants

Homecoming 2019 featured a parade along Rutford Avenue, a Comet-themed fashion show, nighttime 5K run, talent show, film screening, cardboard boat regatta and lots of music, games, food and giveaways.

students competing at Cardboard Boat Regatta