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Homecoming 2019
Save the Date – Saturday, Sept. 21

Plans are underway for Homecoming on Sept. 21. Bring your family and friends home for a day of reminiscing, discovery and excitement as campus will be booming with Golden Flash pride. Don’t miss this year’s festivities as the Kent State Golden Flashes take on the Bowling Green Falcons in a MAC home-opener. There will also be many other exciting activities planned throughout the weekend including the parade and alumni breakfast at the Rock on Front Campus.

Saturday, September 21st, 9:00 am

Kick-off Homecoming morning at the alumni hospitality tent. Sponsored by Kent State Alumni, a continental breakfast will be served from 9 - 10 a.m. (on a first come first serve basis). PLUS, this is the best seating to view the Homecoming Parade that starts at 10 a.m. Don't forget: the location of the hospitality tent is at THE ROCK on Front Campus!

Saturday, September 21st, 11:00 am

Continue your Homecoming celebration after the parade at an alumni party at the Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement (350 S. Lincoln St.). The Welcome Home Party is indoor/outdoor event, free and fun for all ages with free festive food, activities and KSU giveaways!

Saturday, September 21st, 11:30 am

Take a ride on Lolly the Trolley! This narrated campus tour allows you to hop on and off at your leisure. Look for Lolly the Trolley at various stops around campus. The trolley tour is available from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Homecoming day. Wait at the designated stops to board Lolly the Trolley that will arrive approximately every 20 minutes. Please note, tickets are not required for this tour.

Saturday, September 21st, 12:00 pm

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. Nominate or be nominated as an honorary couple, please visit by Friday, Aug. 30.