Tuesday, April 21, 2020 Apps for 2020 Homecoming Royalty due May 9
Homecoming is a long-standing tradition for students, parents and alumni to work together and celebrate their love and appreciation for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and show their Husker pride.
Homecoming Week is October 4-10, 2020 and is full of exciting events like student competitions and display contests; campus-wide blood drive; homecoming concert; parade; pep rally and jester competition; and the Cornstock Festival.
For Homecoming Royalty, a king and queen are selected from the student body. Any full-time student who has completed at least 75 hours by the end of spring semester and has a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA are eligible to apply to be a candidate for Homecoming Royalty. All applications are due online by 11:59 p.m. May 9, 2020. Applications only will determine which candidates move to the interview phase.
Student are required to choose one of three tracks for their Homecoming Royalty submission:
- Academic track: for students who have made an impact through academics, such as teaching assistants; research assistants; and tutors. This track is not solely for students with high GPAs or in the honors program.
- Athletics track: for students who have made an impact in any type of sport, including intramural sports, equestrian, rodeo, sport clubs, and varsity athletics.
- Involvement track: for students who have made an impact through any university club or organizations club (with the exception of athletics) and/or volunteer organizations beyond the scope of UNL (e.g. volunteering at a hospital).
May 9, 2020 | Applications are due online by 11:59 p.m. (including references)
May 22, 2020 | Interview sign-up. Interviews are conducted via Zoom.
June 2020 | Finalists announced.
Finalists are required to participate in many event festivities during Homecoming Week; the king and queen are announced at the end of the week.
For additional application details, visit the 2020 Homecoming website.
Questions? Contact Marlene Beyke, 2020 Homecoming Royalty coordinator, at email@example.com