The time-honored tradition of “Homecoming” continue to be a favorite event for many SMSU Alumni. Cheer on the Mustangs, reminisce with old friends, revisit old hangouts, renew past connections or make new ones with other alumni. Thank you for coming home and sharing your Southwest Stories with family and friends! Be sure to save the date for Homecoming 2022 on Saturday, October 1st, to celebrate our Mustang pride and Southwest tradition.

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 Alumni Awards

Each year SMSU recognizes Alumni and friends who have made significant contributions of time, talent or financial contributions to help advance and bring positive recognition to SMSU.


Homecoming Buttons

STAT (Students Today Alumni Tomorrow) sells Homecoming buttons throughout the weeks leading up to Homecoming Week. Buttons were also available for purchase during the parade at the Alumni Association hospitality tent.


Parade Information

One of the many Southwest's great traditions is the SMSU Homecoming Parade. The parade is an amazing kickoff to the fun filled weekend where all Alumni can reunite with friends and reminisce.



Many student committees along with the SMSU Alumni Association look forward to the participation of students, faculty/staff, alumni and community during the homecoming festivities.


Mustang Speaker Series


This program is an amazing opportunity to engage our Alumni with the current students of SMSU. Alumni bring extremely valuable experiences into the classroom and we love having them back on campus! 



Schedule of Events

The SMSU Alumni Association, along with many clubs and organizations on campus, has put together an exciting schedule so that no matter what you are interested in, there is an event for you.


Travel Information

Here you will find all the information you need while lodging in Marshall, MN.