MSU homecoming events
EAST LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Monday evening Michigan State University painted the rock, beginning homecoming events with one of the school’s oldest traditions. And, whether you’re coming home to East Lansing or joining in virtually, there are many ways to celebrate Homecoming 2021 with the Spartan community in the coming days.
- COLLEGE OF EDUCATION – ALUMNI JOURNEYS- Sept. 27-Oct. 2
“Share how you celebrate being an alum of the MSU College of Education! Submit a photo and/or a short story here.”
- COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES VIRTUAL REUNION WEEK - Sept. 27-Oct. 2
- AFRICAN ALUMNI & STUDENTS TOWN HALL - Sept. 29, 12-1:30 p.m.
“For more information, contact Damaris Choti at chotidmsu.edu”
- MSU BLACK ALUMNI STUDENT & ALUMNI NETWORKING EVENT- Sept. 30, 5-6:30 p.m.
Online, link available soon
- A CONVERSATION WITH DR. BARBARA ROSS-LEE - Sept. 30, 5:30 p.m.
- MSU HOMECOMING PARADE - Oct. 1, 6 p.m.
Downtown East Lansing AND via Livestream
- MSU HOMECOMING PARADE FLOAT VOTING – PEOPLE’S CHOICE - Oct. 3-8
- GLOW GREEN - Sept. 27-Oct. 3
- SPARTY’S FLAG FIND - Sept. 27-Oct. 1
“Try to solve the clue, be the first to find the hidden flag on campus, post a picture using #SpartysFlagFind and win prizes! Clues posted daily at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. To participate in this long-standing homecoming tradition, follow @msufuturealumni on Twitter. Prizes include Spartan Bookstore gift cards, t-shirts and other Spartan gear! Students only.”
TUESDAY, SEPT. 28
- SPARTAN PICNIC- 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
“Chit chat and chow down with UAB at our Spartan Picnic at Dem Field.”
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 29
- ZEKE & GREET - 7-9 p.m.
“Come create your own Zeke the dog with us while also taking pictures with Zeke the Wonder Dog at the Union Ballroom! (While supplies last)”
- 6th ANNUAL EXERCISE IS MEDICINE ON CAMPUS HEALTHY HOMECOMING WALK - 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Demonstration Hall Field
“Join us in a friendly walking competition between Michigan State University and other universities nationwide, in connection with the Exercise is Medicine On Campus Initiative. This event is open to faculty, staff, students, and alumni and no registration is required. Follow us on Facebook @MichiganStateEIMOC for walk updates!- For more information, contact Kristin Traskie at email@example.com.”
THURSDAY, SEPT. 30
- FAMILY FEUD TOURNAMENT - 6-8 p.m.
“It’s time to play UAB Family Feud at the Union Ballroom. Join us for a chance to win free prizes! THE SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY BUSINESS FACULTY & ALUMNI SOCIAL- When: 4-6 p.m.- Where: Minskoff Pavilion (Multi-Purpose Room)- Sponsored by The School of Hospitality Business Alumni Association. Open to Hospitality Business alumni and School faculty only, no cost. Reservation required; please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org”
- A CONVERSATION WITH DR. BARBARA ROSS-LEE - 5:30 p.m.
“For more information, contact: Amy Carnahan at email@example.com”
- COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCE WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE – THE FUTURE OF WORK AND LEADERSHIP - 7-9 p.m.
“For more information, contact: Dr. Amanda Guinot Talbot at firstname.lastname@example.org”
Minskoff Pavilion (Multi-Purpose Room)
“Sponsored by The School of Hospitality Business Alumni Association. Open to Hospitality Business alumni and students only, no cost. Reservation required; please RSVP to email@example.com or (517) 353-9747.”
FRIDAY, OCT. 1
- MSU BROAD ART MUSEUM 25 YEAR ALUMNI BREAKFAST - 9-11 a.m.
MSU Broad Art Museum
- KEDZIE REUNION LUNCHEON, HONORING CLASSES OF 1970 & 1971 - 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
- THE SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY BUSINESS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BOARD MEETING - 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
“Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, Lincoln Room- Sponsored by The School of Hospitality Business Alumni Association. Open to Hospitality Business board members, faculty, staff and student leaders only, no cost. Reservation required; please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.”
- MSU BROAD ALUMNI TOURS - 1 & 3 p.m.
MSU Broad Art Museum
“Guided tours available at 1pm and 3pm. Free tickets are required to visit the museum.”
- TIE DYE EVENT- 2-5 p.m.
Outside MSU Union
“Put some color into your life with UAB’s Homecoming Tie Dye event outside the MSU Union. You too can walk out with your favorite Spartan Tie Dye shirt (while supplies last).”
Summer Circle Courtyard
“Students, faculty, alumni and friends are invited to MSU CAL’s 2021 Homecoming event. RSVP here.”
- BILLMAN PAVILION RIBBON CUTTING AND OPEN HOUSE - Ribbon Cutting: 3-3:30 p.m., Open House: 3:30-5 p.m.
“For more information, contact: Lisa Wilton at email@example.com”
- SPARTAN SCREEN PRINTING - 4-6:30 p.m.
MSU Broad Art Museum
“Show your Spartan spirit with a freshly made MSU pennant!”
- RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE IN THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES TAILGATE - 6-9 p.m.
West Circle Complex Lawn (MASP Courtyard)
“For more information, contact: Kate McGormley at firstname.lastname@example.org”
- MSU HOMECOMING PARADE - 6 p.m.
Downtown East Lansing OR Livestream
- MSU MEN’S SOCCER VS. PENN STATE - 7 p.m.
DeMartin Stadium at Old College Field
- MSU BLACK ALUMNI LANSING & DETROIT SPARTAN HOMECOMING SOIREE- When: 7-11 p.m.- Where: Cleats Bar and Grille- Cost: $10/person advance, $15/person day-of
- THE SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY BUSINESS TAILGATE RECEPTION - 7:15-8:30 p.m.
Broad College Complex, Ground Floor
“Sponsored by The School of Hospitality Business Alumni Association. Open to Hospitality Business alumni, students, faculty/staff only, no cost. Reservation required; please RSVP to email@example.com”
SATURDAY, OCT. 2
- MSU BLACK ALUMNI ANNUAL MEETING - 9:30 a.m.
- A VERY SPARTY FAMILY DAY - 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
MSU Broad Art Museum
“Make art outside the museum and visit galleries for interactive family fun. Register here.”
- THE SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY BUSINESS PRE-GAME BRUNCH - 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, Culinary Business Learning Lab - Cost: $75/person
“Sponsored by The School of Hospitality Business Alumni Association. Reservation required; please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org”
- MSU BLACK ALUMNI TAILGATE - 1-9 p.m.
Cherry Lane Park - Cost: $10 tailgate, $20 roundtrip shuttle service
- MICHIGAN STATE BASKETBALL OPEN PRACTICE - Doors Open 2 p.m.
“Reservation required; please RSVP to email@example.com”
- BIOMEDICAL LABORATORY DIAGNOSTICS PROGRAM ALUMNI AND FRIENDS TAILGATE - 4-6:30 p.m.
North Kedzie Hall, north green space
“For more information, contact: Kate Fandrick at firstname.lastname@example.org”
MSU SPARTANS VS. WESTERN KENTUCKY HILLTOPPERS HOMECOMING FOOTBALL GAME - Kick-off 7:30 p.m.
SUNDAY, OCT. 3
- MSU BLACK ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP & MEMORIAL RECEPTION - 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
In-Person and Virtual
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