Student Schedule of Events

Friday, September 21

Volleyball Tailgate

4:30 p.m.
Woodling Gym

Help cheer on the volleyball team at the pre-game tailgate with food and giveaways!

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

7:10 p.m.
Progressive Field

Cleveland Indians v. Boston Red Sox
Come cheer on our hometown boys of summer in one of their last regular season games.

Saturday, September 22

Homecoming 5k Run

8 a.m. Check-in at the Recreation Center
9 a.m. Race begins

Break out your running (or walking) shoes and race into homecoming by participating in the Rec Center’s annual 5K race around campus. Everyone is welcome to participate in this fun and competitive event.

Fees: $25 (CSU students, alumni and staff); $30 (non-CSU affiliates); $35 (Race Day).
Early Bird Special! Use promo code CSUHOME18 and save $5. Expires 8/31.

Monday, September 24

Homecoming Kick Off

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Student Center Atrium

Kick off the week with fun activities and Homecoming goodies. Show your CSU pride!

Homecoming Court Meet and Greet

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Student Center 313/315

Meet the homecoming court and vote for your favorites! Light appetizers will be provided.

Tuesday, September 25


11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Student Center Plaza

Join in the fun with CAB and Plazapalooza. Carnival games with food and prizes.

Homecoming Beach Day

5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Student Center Atrium

Take to the beach with your fellow Vikings. Enjoy a beach night right in downtown Cleveland.

Wednesday, September 26

West Side Market Wednesday

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Student Center Atrium

Get a taste of Ohio City with food samples and trivia games.

Thursday, September 27

A Treat in Tremont

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Student Center Atrium

Tremont comes to campus with prizes, giveaways and activities.

The Parade

Check in: 6:00 p.m.
Parade: Kicks off from Krenzler Field at 6:30 and arrives at Mather Mansion

It may not be as flowery as the Rose Bowl, but our People Powered Parade is just as much fun. Deck yourself out and be part of the parade—where you are the floats. Join new CSU President Harlan Sands march down Euclid Avenue leading the celebration.


7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Mather Mansion Lawn

Once the parade ends, the party begins. Fair booths, food trucks, music, prizes, and games…what more can you ask for? FREE food truck vouchers for students while supplies last, must have CSU Viking ID Card to claim.

Friday, September 28

Homecoming Dance

8:00 p.m. – Midnight
Student Center Ballroom

Two guests per CSU Student, $5 each. Must have CSU Viking ID Card to enter