Homecoming and Family Weekend Oct. 3-5

Distinguished Alumni Awards

Thursday, Oct. 3, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Lory Student Center Ballrooms A and B

Recognizing alumni and friends who have made significant contributions to their community, profession, and the University.


50 Year Club Luncheon

Friday, Oct. 4, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Hilton Fort Collins

All graduates of 50 years or more ago are invited. The class of 1969 will be inducted into the 50 Year Club and the Outstanding Achievement Awards will be presented.


Festival on The Oval

Friday, Oct. 4, 3-6 p.m.

The Oval

Live music, children’s activities, food trucks, and a beer garden, with food and beverages for purchase. We’ll also have yearbooks on hand for reminiscing. Free and open to the public.


Homecoming Parade

Friday, Oct. 4, 4:30-6 p.m.

The 2019 parade will begin at Canvas Stadium on Pitkin Street and travel through campus to the historic Oval and end on Laurel Street, featuring University and community floats, the CSU marching band, and more!


Friday Night Lights

Friday, Oct. 4, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

West Lawn of Lory Student Center

The end of the parade serves as the beginning of the Homecoming pep rally where we gear up for the big game on Saturday. Stay for the bonfire, fireworks, and lighting of the “A”. Free and open to the public.


Homecoming 5K

Saturday, Oct. 5, 7:30-9 a.m.

The Oval

Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome to participate in the 5K race that will start and end at the Oval.


Homecoming Football Game

Saturday, Oct. 5, kickoff time TBA

Ram Walk Tailgate opens 4 hours before kickoff

Canvas Stadium

The Rams take on San Diego State, and the Alumni Association is hosting a special tailgating experience at the Ram Walk north of Canvas Stadium that celebrates 150 years of Ram pride.