Events

Homecoming 2016

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11 
2016 Alumni Recognition Awards Program & Lunch
12:00 PM | Cunningham Center (3100 Gentian Blvd, Columbus, GA 31907)

Join us as we celebrate and honor CSU alumni who are doing great things in their community and for CSU. Awards will be given in the following categories: Alumni Service, Young Alumnus, Excellence in Alumni Achievement, Distinguished Alumnus in Military Service, Outstanding International Alumni and Faculty / Staff Recognition. Cost is $5 per person.

Honors College Alumni Social
5:30 PM | The Social's Rooftop Bar

Honors College alumni are invited to view the Homecoming Parade from the rooftop of The Social! Come network with your fellow Honors graduates and your first drink is on the Honors College. RSVP to Honors@ColumbusState.edu. This event is for Honors College alumni 21 years of age and older. 

4th Annual Downtown Domination
CSU Homecoming Parade
6:45 PM | Down Broadway, ending at Woodruff Park 

Line up on Broadway leading to Woodruff Park and celebrate students, alumni, and community through a colorful spirited parade! Wear your red, white, and blue!

Evening on the River
7:30 PM | Woodruff Park

Did you enjoy Evening on the Top in years past? Well this event is for you! Bringing together students, alumni, and the community, this re-vamped version of Evening on the Top, is sure to please. With live music from Party Nation Band and fireworks, dance the night away with your friends and family. Some table seating will be available or you may bring your lawn chairs for a picnic or grab a bite to eat from a food truck, this event is open to everyone! While this event is free, please RSVP below to assist us in planning. 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12
Cougarfest
12:30 PM-3:00 PM | CSU Main Campus

Be a part of a new tradition at CSU and join us for Cougarfest! Inspired by Oktoberfest, Cougarfest will feature selections of craft beer from around the country. The guys from Maltitude will be on site to help expand your knowledge of craft beer! This event is for adults 21 and older, a $10 ticket includes beer samplings and food. Pre-sale tickets can be purchased here.

Tailgating
12:30 PM -3:00 PM | CSU Main Campus

As a part of CougarFest, pack a cooler and join the fun! Alumni are invited to tailgate on CSU's main campus prior to the men's and women's basketball games. There will be live music, food trucks, and college football on a huge LED screen! Come join the fun and bring your family! 

Homecoming Games
2:00pm | CSU Lady Cougar Basketball vs Agnes Scott | Lumpkin Center 
4:30 PM | CSU Men's Basketball vs Ft. Benning | Lumpkin Center

Join us for an action packed Cougar basketball game! Both games are free to the public.

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Questions about Homecoming? Contact us at (706) 507-8946 or Alumni@ColumbusState.edu