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Homecoming

  • Make memories...

    #SFUHomecoming16 is bursting with opportunities to relive some of your best memories. We've organized activities for alumni & friends of all ages. It's our goal to create an experience full of opportunities for our current and future alumni to connect with each other and reconnect with the school we all love! #GOSFU!

    Celebrate Fall Homecoming 2016, October 20 - October 22!

    The theme for the weekend is a throwback to the 1950's Doo-Wop period with a few nods to the teeny-bopper 1978 classic "Grease." 

    Weekend Schedule:

  • For Students...

    When

    What

    Where

    Wed., Oct. 19: 
    9 p.m. - 11 p.m.

    "Drive-In Movie:" Grease (1978)
    Bring your favorite blanket or lawn chair and meet us behind JFK for this classic doo-wop movie; grab a free hot dog or burger and a smoothie from Doug's Dawgs & Smoothies; or come get your hads on this year's official Homecoming Spirit Gear to make sure you are ready to show your Red Flash spirit during Homecoming weekend!

    Behind JFK
    Thurs., Oct. 20: 
    8 p.m. - 11 p.m.
    Homecoming Casino Night

    Come play your favorite casino games, such as Blackjack, Poker, Craps, and Roulette, and earn chances to the largest prize raffle of the year. Great music and a flavored oxygen bar add to the Vegas-like atmosphere.

    Thirsty Scholar
    Bring your ID (must be 21 years of age and older), and enjoy a few adult beverages along with some great snacks and appetizers. 

    JFK Lounge 
    Fri., Oct. 21:
    5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

    Cookout (5 p.m. - 7 p.m. behind JFK)
    We are having a pre-game cookout behind JFK. Come grab a burger or a dog before the big game! Play some corn-hole, Kan-Jam, and other backyard favorites to get your competitive spirit going!

    Homecoming Parade (5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. on the campus mall)
    Enjoy the creativity and school spirit on display by many of our student clubs and organizations as they bring the 1950s back to campus!

    Homecoming Football Game vs Duquesne (7 p.m. at DeGol Field)
    Come cheer on the Red Flash to victory over their conference rival the Duquesne Dukes, streaming live on ESPN 3. The halftime show will feature the Homecoming performance of the Red Flash Marching Band and the SFU Dance Team as well as the introduction of the 2016 Homecoming Court and the crowning of the 2016 Homecoming King and Queen! 

    Red Flash After-Party (10 p.m. behind JFK)
    After the game, come back to JFK for a bonfire, music, games, and free food!

    Behind JFK,
    Campus Mall,
    DeGol Field
    Sat., Oct. 22:
    1 p.m. - 1 a.m.

    Pink Ladies Powder Puff Football Game (1 p.m. at DeGol Field)
    Come out to cheer on this year's Powder Puff teams as they compete for bragging rights! Come support the fundraising efforts of Sideline Cancer.

    SFU Trition's Rugby Club vs. Clarion University (1 p.m. at Stokes Field)
    The SFU Triton's Rugby Club will attempt to maintain their conference dominance in their final home stand against Clarion.

    Carnival (1 p.m. - 5 p.m. at Stokes)
    Come enjoy classic carnival games, food, and prizes!

    "Sock Hop" Homecoming Semi-Formal (10 p.m. - 1 a.m. at Stokes)
    Dance the night away with all your friends while enjoying refreshments and the sights and sounds of our professional DJ, amazing lights display, and custom photo booth!

    DeGol Field, Stokes Field, Stokes Auxiliary Gym
    For Alumni...

    When

    What

    Where

    Fri., Oct. 21:
    5 p.m. 

    Alumni & Friends Tailgate (5 p.m. - 7 p.m.)
    Register here!

    Class of 2016 Zero Year Reunion (5 p.m. - 7 p.m.)
    Register here!
    *Members of the Class of 2016 receive complimentary tickets to the football game when they register and attend the reunion. 

    Homecoming Football Game (7 p.m. at DeGol Field)
    Come cheer on the RedFlash as they take on the Duquesne Dukes! The halftime show will feature the Homecoming performance of the Red Flash Marching Band and the SFU Dance Team, as well as the introduction of the 2016 Homecoming Court and the crowning of the 2016 Homecoming King and Queen.

    Behind JFK, DeGol Field, and other locations TBD
    Sat., Oct. 22:
    1 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Pink Ladies Powder Puff Football Game (1 p.m. at DeGol Field)

    Come out to cheer on this year's Powder PUff teams as they compete for bragging rights, and support the fundraising efforts of Sideline Cancer!

    SFU Triton's Rugby Club vs Clarion University (1 p.m. at Stokes Field)
    The SFU Trtion's Rugby Club will attempt to maintain their conference dominance in their final home stand against Clarion.

    Dorothy Day Outreach Center Wine Tasting (4 p.m. - 8 p.m. at JFK)
    Sip, savor and support at the DDOC's second annual wine tasting event to be held as part of the Homecoming Weekend celebrations. This event will support the DDOC, which provides assistance to those struggling financially in our local community. Tickets are $25 per person, which includes a wine tasting, food, a wine glass and a wine bag!

    DeGol Field, Stokes Field, and JFK 

    Tailgating and Registration Information

    Tailgating policies and the registration form can be found here