Homecoming Events 2016
All events noted below are free (unless otherwise noted)
All Week Long
Campus Decorating Contests and Student Organization Booth Decorating Contest
Get into the spirit and see our campus creativity on display as offices and student organization booths show off "Paint the Town Red" all week long!
Kennel Bookstore Annual Homecoming Week Sale
Check out Kennel Bookstore's annual Homecoming Sale starting on Monday, Oct. 10th through Friday, Oct. 14th. The sale consists of 20% off All Apparel, Gifts, and Fresno State Imprinted Gifts. We will also be giving away a Fresno State Gift Basket, no purchase necessary.
Bulldog Spirit Song on the USU Clock Tower, daily at 12 noon
Monday, October 10, 2016
Homecoming Kick-Off Event
Speakers Platform and Outside the USU, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Come out and join in the festivities as we kick-off Homecoming Week! Food trucks
- including LOLO Shaved Ice, Bistro Bites, and WTF - Where's The Food - will be onsite.
Meet, greet and take pictures with Victor E Bulldog III and Time Out and celebrate
with the PAWS team on the Speakers' Platform with various events and activities.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Be the Change
Speakers Platform, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Fresno State United Student Pride hosts "Be The Change", an LGBTQ+ celebration of identity and diversity. #BeTheChange follows National Coming Out Day on October 10. United Student Pride encourages allies and LGBTQ+ people to come. Show your pride. Enjoy live drag performances, speakers, and much more!
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Diversity Dance Workshop
South Gym 133, 5 - 7 p.m.
The Cross Cultural and Gender Center is hosting a free Diversity Dance Workshop.
Whether your a skilled dancer or have two left feet, come on out and learn from trained
instructors various Hip-Hop, Salsa and Bhangra dance moves!
Thursday, October 13, 2016
4th Annual National Student Day
Memorial Gardens (in front of Kennel Bookstore), 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Fresno State recognizes and celebrates our students at National Student Day! This national event was created by college bookstores across North America to recognize and encourage student volunteerism. The free event will consist of giveaways, inflatables, free food, activities, a photo booth, service projects and more. Appearances by TimeOut and Victor E. Bulldog III. Sponsored by Kennel Bookstore and Student Involvement.
Top Dog Talks
Maya Cinemas (3090 E Campus Pointe Dr, Fresno), 4 - 6:30 p.m.
Top Dog Talks is modeled after the renowned TED Talks. This is an incredible opportunity for students to hear from some of the 2016 Top Dog Award recipients. These Top Dogs will share their message for students through their experiences in their education and careers. Come to Maya Cinemas to enjoy refreshments and inspiring stories from the 2016 Top Dogs.
Women's Volleyball vs. Air Force
Save Mart Center, 7 p.m.
Friday, October 14, 2016
University Student Union Pavilion, 9 a.m.
Annual homecoming spirit rally for faculty and staff, featuring continental breakfast,
award for Office Decorating Contest sponsored by Staff Assembly, raffle prizes. Hosted
by Staff Assembly and Athletics. Free and open to faculty and staff.
Women's Soccer vs. Colorado State
Soccer & Lacrosse Stadium, 2 p.m.
Rainbow Alumni and Allies Club Tailgate
Orange Lot Space 10, 3 - 6 p.m.
Celebrate Homecoming 2016 with the Rainbow Alumni and Allies Club with a tailgate
before the Fresno State vs. San Diego State football game at Bulldog Stadium. Cost:
$25. RSVP Online: www.fresnostatealumni.com; or by calling 559-278-2586.
Homecoming Student Tailgate
Beiden Field Concourse (across from Bulldog Stadium Student Entrance), 5:30 p.m.
Attention all students - don't miss out on the Homecoming Student Tailgate and get your game on! Get your free Homecoming t-shirt, free food and gear up for the game at the Ultimate Fan Zone! Be sure to bring your valid student ID to the tailgate.
Football vs. San Diego State
Bulldog Stadium, 7 p.m. kick off
Root for our Fresno State Bulldogs as we go against the San Diego State Aztec Warriors in the Battle of the Oil Can! Student tickets are available for purchase at the USU Information Center or by going to www.gobulldogs.com.
Saturday, October 15, 2016
North Gym 118, 6 - 10 p.m.
masQUEERade is an LGBTQ+ prom that invites all LGBTQ+ individuals and their allies to experience prom in a unique and non-traditional way, while also being able to experience all of the fun and enjoyable moments of prom. masQUEERade provides a safe space where individuals can feel a sense of pride and acceptance without fear of discrimination or harassment. Cost: $10. Students can purchase tickets at the Cross Cultural and Gender Center in the Thomas Building Room 110.
Top Dog Alumni Awards Gala
Save Mart Center, 5:30 p.m.
The Top Dog Alumni Awards Gala is a Fresno State Alumni Association signature event, whereby alumni are honored for accomplishments in their fields and commitment to service in the community. We are proud to recognize these alumni who have also given outstanding service to Fresno State and the Fresno State Alumni Association. For ticket prices and information, click HERE.