Homecoming 2019 is taking place Saturday, Sept. 21! There is an exciting week of events planned for students, alumni and fans. Plan your day by visiting the list of All Events. Finish off the weekend by cheering the Golden Flashes to victory at 3:30 p.m. at Dix Stadium.   

A group of runners make their way down the street behind the Student Recreation and Wellness Center in the early morning

Bowman Cup

The Bowman Cup is a race named after fedora-loving former Kent State University President Dr. George Bowman.

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2018 Homecoming King and Queen

Homecoming Parade & Court

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


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Kent State quarterback Woody Barrett throws an 75-yard touchdown pass on the first play of the game against Ohio University at Dix Stadium.

Flash Nation Tailgate and Football Game

On Saturday, Sept. 21, get ready to cheer on your Golden Flashes as they take on the Bowling Green State University Falcons.

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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

Did Kent State play an important role in your relationship? If so, make sure you and your sweetie are a part of this special Homecoming tradition. Celebrate your relationship by joining other couples to Kiss on the K! All couples will kiss on the K at Risman Plaza when the bell rings at 12:30 p.m. A special performance by the Kent Clarks and activities will begin at noon.

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See the Highlights from Homecoming 2018


KentHC App

Download the KentHC app to view times and locations of your favorite Kent State Homecoming events at a glance. Get easy directions to trolley stops, parking and campus buildings. Don’t miss out on a chance to win flashtastic prizes.

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