Building Front

Schedule of Events
Homecoming 2017

Monday, September 18


SMSU Faculty/Staff Alumni Luncheon
Conference Center Upper Ballroom

Monday, September 25

12:30 pm
Founders Day Celebration
All University photo and birthday cake
Alumni Plaza

3:00 pm
Learn how to play Cricket
Central Field

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Stampede Feed
Sponsored by Chartwells - Alumni Plaza

Tuesday, September 26

King & Queen Voting opens - Click here to vote!

3:30 pm
RHA Olympics
Central Field

9:00 pm
Candidates Night - Hypnotist: Chris Jones
PE Gym

Wednesday, September 27 

11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mustang's Got Talent! (Tryouts)
Conference Center Upper Ballroom

7:00 pm
Mustang's Got Talent!
Conference Center Upper Ballroom

Thursday, September 28

9:00 am - Noon
Residence Hall Spirit Decorating Judging
Office and Door Decorating Judging

5:00 - 7:00 pm
VIP night at the Campus Book Store
Student Center Book Store

7:00 pm
Conference Center Lower Ballroom

8:30 pm
Take 2 Improv
Black Box Theater 

Friday September 29

Brown and Gold Spirit Day

9:00 am
Foundation Board Meeting
Conference Center Lower Ballroom

10:00 am
Mustang Mentorship Program Social
Civic Engagement Office

12:00 pm
Alumni Awards Luncheon
Conference Center Upper Ballroom

2:30 pm
Alumni Board Meeting
Student Center

3:00 pm
University Tours
Founders Hall Lobby

6:00 pm
University Gala
R/A Facility

6:00 pm
SMSU Volleyball vs. St. Cloud State University
PE Gym

8:00 pm
Planetarium Music Laser Light Show
SM 108

Saturday, September 30

Homecoming Day!

7:00 am – 10:30 am
Lions Club Pancake Feed
Fire Hall

Legacy Homecoming Run 5K/10K
7:30 am - Registration
8:00 am - Race begins
Sponsored by the Veterans club
Social Science Parking Lot

10:00 am
Parade Line-up
Lyon/Jewett Streets Checkpoint

10:45 am
Alumni Parade Hospitality Tent
Featuring Breakfast Paninos
Memorial Park, Corner of Main Street and E. College Dr.

11:00 am
Homecoming Parade
Lyon Street to Main Street to 5th Street

1:00 pm 
Residence Life Hospitality Room opens
Upper Conference Center
Sponsored by PlastiCert

1:00 pm
Women's Tea
Sponsored by the SMSU Feminists Club & Women's Studies Faculty Committee
Student Center - Women's Center Lobby

2:00 pm
Star show - Discover the Stars
SMSU Planetarium - SM 108

2:00 pm
SMSU Volleyball vs. Minnesota Duluth
PE Gym

2:30 pm
University Tours
Founders Hall

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Homecoming Tailgate
Family Fun Fest
Food, Beverage Garden & Entertainment
RA Parking Lot

5:00 pm 
SMSU Football vs. University of Sioux Falls
The Schwan Regional Event Center

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
All-Southwest Reunion
Red Baron Arena

Sunday, October 1

10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Alumni Brunch
Campus Restaurant 

10:30 am
University Tours
Founders Hall

2:00 pm
Southwest Minnesota Orchestra Concert
Featuring Ryan Hugh Ross '08
Schwan Community Center for the Performing Arts (Marshall High School)

The 50th Anniversary Charter will be available to sign at the Student Center Information Desk following the Founders Day Celebration through Friday 9/29, 8:30am-4:30 pm.

(Last updated 8/7/17)