Building Front

Schedule of Events
Homecoming 2021

Friday, October 8

Now-Sunday, October 10th - 6:00 PM - Virtual University Gala

7:00 PM - Nerdology: an interactive pop-culture trivia competition hosted by improv comedians

Conference Center Upper Ballroom

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM- Laser Light Show SMSU Planetarium (Limited Seating) 

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM - Bonfire - Sponsored by STAT - Central Field

Saturday, October 9
Homecoming Day!

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

7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Farmers Market
Parking Lot Between YMCA & Schwans

10:00 AM
Campus Tours
Founders Hall

10:00 AM 
Parade Line-Up
East Lyon/Jewett Streets Checkpoint
To sign up for the Homecoming Parade, click here!

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 - 2:00 PM
Planetarium Star Show
SMSU Planetarium (Limited Seating)

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
50th Anniversary Class Reunion
Alumni Heritage Gallery

Student Center Upper Level

1:00 PM
SMSU Volleyball vs. UMary
PE Gym

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Homecoming Tailgate & Family Fun Fest
Green Lot

5:00 PM
SMSU Football vs. USF Cougars
Schwan's Regional Event Center

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
SMSU Alumni Social
Wooden Nickel

Sunday, October 10

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Alumni Brunch
Residential Restaurant 

1:00 PM
SMSU Soccer vs. Augustana
Schwan's Regional Event Center

All Week of Homecoming:
Mustang Market Donations - Donate non-perishable food items and new personal hygiene items at the Mustang Market (Bellows Academic 161 or Foundation Offices). All items will be re-distributed to students that have a need. Items that are in short supply: shelf-stable tortillas, toothpaste, shaving cream, diverse hair care items, fragrance-free personal care and cleaning products, pre-bagged snacks, tampons, facial wash and moisturizer, winter hats, scarfs, mittens, socks, and washcloths.

Marshall Medallion Hunt- Explore Marshall while hunting for SMSU's Medallion! Follow @VisitMarshallMN and @SMSUToday on social media to get the clues. The first clue will be released on oct. 4, clues will be givien daily until Oct. 7 or until the medallion is found.  

Golden Ticket - Receive great discounts at participating Marshall businesses Thursday, October 7th to Saturday, October 9th! Present your Golden Ticket while wearing SMSU gear to receive the deals. Golden ticket available in the Mustang App. Search "SMSU Athletics" in App Store or GooglePlay.