Mark your calendars! Homecoming 2022 is Oct. 1. Bring your family and friends home to Kent for a weekend of excitement, reminiscing and Golden Flash pride. Stay up to date on social media with #KentHC.

Kent State cheerleaders cheer on the Golden Flashes

Football Game & Tailgate

The Golden Flashes will play in the annual Homecoming football game on Oct. 1, 2022, at Dix Stadium.

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Kent State's Mascot "Flash" poses with cheerleaders at homecoming

Homecoming Parade

Celebrate Kent State at the Homecoming Parade. The parade begins on the corner of Midway Drive and Main Street, and travels west on Main Street into downtown Kent. Whether you are a registered participant in the parade or cheering along the parade route, this is a Homecoming tradition you don’t want to miss!

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2018 Homecoming King and Queen

Homecoming Court

Each year, Homecoming brings unparalleled excitement. The announcement of Kent State royalty are two of the signature events that make Homecoming weekend so special.

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Kent State graduates Lakysha Robinson, '17, and Venix Cador, '15, share a kiss during the Alumni Association’s Kiss on the K tradition on Risman Plaza during 2018 Homecoming.

Kiss on the K

Kiss on the K is a special Homecoming tradition.

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Bowman Cup Race Map

Bowman Cup 5K Race

Join us for the 21st Annual Bowman Cup 5K Walk/Run. Running the course allows participants to enjoy the scenic route through campus and the surrounding community. See the 2021 Results here:

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