Although Homecoming 2020: Redbirds in Flight could not be held this past fall in person, the University is moving forward with rescheduled virtual activities. Homecoming: Redbirds in Flight will now take place April 5-11 with virtual or socially distanced events. Faculty and staff can take part in the virtual parade and the workspace decorating contest!

Visit to keep updated on all programs and activities. Be sure to show your Redbird spirit on all your Zoom meetings too with our new backgrounds!

Redbird head bust

Submit workspace entries by March 24 for a special edition of this traditional event.

Reggie with pennant

Illinois State departments, registered student organizations, and community organizations are invited to be a part of the event by submitting a photo or video to include in the virtual parade.

Reggie giving high five to runner

Join the Redbird community for the virtual Town and Gown 5K in April.

Reggie with redbird flag

Show off #RedbirdHomecoming spirit with this new tradition.