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UH Staff Tailgate

Welcome Back Staff Tailgate and Football Game Event


Administration & Finance, UH Staff Council, and Human Resources will host this year's Welcome Back Staff Tailgate and Football Game event for all UH Staff on Saturday, October 23, 2021.

Wear your Cougar red and join us for this fun social event as we cheer on the UH football team to victory!  Go COOGS! The Welcome Back Staff Tailgate will precede the UH vs. ECU game celebrating UH's Homecoming. 

Bring your family and friends and join us Saturday, October 23rd, at TDECU Stadium, Shasta's Square/Gate 4. 

Enjoy free food (smoked brisket, pulled BBQ jackfruit, BBQ chicken and potato/salad bar, and an assortment of beverages and libations), music, photo booth, and prize drawing for some really cool swag!



Tailgate & Game Information


Tailgate Information

UH Welcome Back Staff Tailgate
Saturday, October 23, 2021
12:00 PM to 2:30 PM Tailgate (3:00 PM Kickoff)
TDECU Stadium, Shasta's Square/Gate 4. 

Sign up to volunteer during the tailgate.

Parking on campus during Game Day.

Employees must present their Cougar Cards for entry and bring a driver's license or other government-issued photo ID if they wish to consume alcoholic beverages.

Please remember to adhere to all guidelines provided at https://www.uh.edu/covid-19/guidelines-protocols/.


Homecoming Game Ticket Information

Full-time exempt and non-exempt UH staff are eligible to receive one FREE ticket to attend the game as well as the opportunity to purchase additional tickets for family and friends at a discounted price of $15 each. 

Staff may use promo code is staff21.  

Visit www.uhcougars.com/promo to purchase your tickets.

* Tickets will be delivered electronically. Staff who do not have access to a smartphone may call the ticket office at (713) 462-6647 and provide promo code (STAFF21) to set up their ticket(s) for will call.  The same single comp. option, the $15.00 groups price break, and fees will apply on over-the-phone purchases.





This year, the University of Houston's Homecoming Week is October 16-23, 2021.  The theme is “Back Where We Belong.

Optional Tailgate Festivities

Staff and their families may participate in Halloween-themed festivities during the UH Welcome Back Staff Tailgate on Saturday, October 23, 2021.

  • Costume contest for children
  • Treat bags for children

Child Costume Contest Participation

Take a picture of your child/ren at the tailgate and Tweet it to @UHStaffCouncil with the #UHStaffTailgate before 1:30 PM.

Costume winner(s) will receive prizes during the tailgate around 1:30 PM.

* Contestants must be under 18 years old.