Students

Homecoming 2021 plans are underway! We are so excited to see you throughout Homecoming Week and on Oct. 2 to share our blue and gold pride.

Please check back for events as they continue to be added.

 

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Student Homecoming Events

Monday, September 27th (All day)

Homecoming has always been a time to recall old memories and make new ones with fellow Flashes. Let’s kickoff Homecoming Week by sharing our favorite Kent State memories. Share your favorite Homecoming photos on social media and tag #KentHC for a chance to win Kent State prizes!

Monday, September 27th, 10:30 am

Celebrate Homecoming Week at Kent State Stark! Stop by the Main Hall Lobby to enjoy a "grab-n-go" bagged lunch.

Monday, September 27th, 11:45 am

Celebrate Homecoming Week at Kent State Stark! Meet new people in this interactive, fun way! Participants will receive a Kent State Homecoming t-shirt. Rain location: Main Hall

Monday, September 27th, 12:00 pm

The day’s agenda features activities happening throughout the day and into the evening. The early afternoon activities are Welcome Back...

Monday, September 27th, 5:00 pm

The day’s agenda features activities happening throughout the day and into the evening. Join us for the evening activities including the Centofanti Hall Celebration.

Monday, September 27th, 7:00 pm

Join the Flash Activities Board as we kick off Homecoming Week with giveaways, food, and blue and gold pride!

Tuesday, September 28th, 10:30 am

Celebrate Homecoming Week at Kent State Stark! Stop by the Main Hall Lobby to enjoy a "grab-n-go" bagged lunch.

Tuesday, September 28th, 11:00 am

Celebrate Homecoming Week at Kent State Stark! Show your school spirit by painting a rock and displaying it somewhere on campus. Rain location: Campus Center

Tuesday, September 28th, 12:05 pm

Celebrate Homecoming Week at Kent State Stark! Come enjoy a Yoga class.

Tuesday, September 28th, 1:30 pm

Celebrate Homecoming Week at Kent State Stark! All you need is your cell phone and some friends to participate in this interactive game right from your seat in the Flash Bistro dining area! All participants will receive a Homecoming t-shirt.

Wednesday, September 29th, 11:30 am

Celebrate Homecoming Week at Kent State Stark! Get a free professional headshot taken. All participants will receive a Homecoming t-shirt.

Wednesday, September 29th, 12:30 pm

Celebrate Homecoming Week at Kent State Stark! Stop by for free ice cream and fun!

Thursday, September 30th, 10:30 am

Celebrate Homecoming Week at Kent State Stark! Stop by the Main Hall Lobby to enjoy a "grab-n-go" bagged lunch.

Thursday, September 30th, 10:30 am

Celebrate Homecoming Week at Kent State Stark! T-shirts provided while they last. Feel free to bring your own item to tie-dye too! Rain location: Campus Center

Thursday, September 30th, 4:00 pm

Activities will take place simultaneously that day in Purinton Hall and the Mary Patterson Building. There will be refreshments in each building, a door prize, music and a small gift for the first....

Thursday, September 30th, 5:00 pm

Celebrate Homecoming Week at Kent State Stark! Come enjoy a cycling class!

Friday, October 01st (All day)

Let’s share our love for Kent State from Facebook to Instagram to Twitter and all across social media, campus or wherever you are! Blue and Gold out your social media and tag #KentHC! You can also download the Homecoming pride images below and share them on your social media pages! If you’re a student, employee, alumni or friend - be sure to wear your Blue and Gold all day!

Friday, October 01st (All day)

We have a whole weekend of excitement planned for you to engage, interact and experience the College of Aeronautics and Engineering. Participate in all activities for a discounted rate or pick and choose what you want to do! Either way, we are excited to see you because we are BETTER TOGETHER. Learn more about CAE Homecoming Weekend 2021

Friday, October 01st, 8:00 am

Rock out your blue and gold and share your love for Kent State. Don't forget to tag #KentHC and #KSUGTACstudentlife on social.

Friday, October 01st, 1:00 pm

We have invited our Class of 2020 to return to campus during Homecoming 2021 for a historic, in-person commencement ceremony dedicated to the class. The Class of 2020 Commencement will take place at 1 p.m.

Friday, October 01st, 2:00 pm

Come check out the demonstrations happening at the Design Innovation Hub, an open-access collaborative maker and innovation accelerator environment for all students and all majors!

Friday, October 01st, 3:30 pm

Join us in celebration of our next chapter as we embark on a "groundbreaking" adventure. Refreshments, interactive experiences and CAE Alumni and Friends Dinner and Award Ceremony to follow.

Friday, October 01st, 5:00 pm

Travel the world in ONE night! International students will host informational tables about their home countries and showcase cultures with amazing performances. Free food for attendees!

Friday, October 01st, 5:00 pm

Join alumni and Jewish students for an evening of food, friends and spiritual connection. Register by 9/30 @ 2 p.m. 5 p.m. - Social hour 5:45 p.m. - Services 6:15 p.m. - D'var Torah, Kiddush, Dinner

Friday, October 01st, 6:00 pm

Represent KSU Geauga and TAC at the homecoming kickoff for food, music, and fun. There will also be a free t-shirt giveaway.

Friday, October 01st, 6:00 pm

Join us for food, music and fun as we kick off Homecoming Weekend. Meet the Homecoming royalty, athletic director and President Todd Diacon! There will be a free Homecoming T-shirt giveaway while supplies last.

Friday, October 01st, 7:00 pm

Kent State University invites you to join us for fireworks downtown after the Homecoming Kickoff. Bring your family and friends to enjoy the show! Test shots will go off at 7 p.m.

Friday, October 01st, 7:00 pm

You're invited to attend the KSU Homecoming Fireworks at Kent Campus. Bring your family and friends.

Saturday, October 02nd, 8:00 am

The annual race, named after fedora-loving former Kent State University President George Bowman, will take place during Kent State University Spirit Week. Chip timing will be used.

Saturday, October 02nd, 8:00 am

Register for the annual race that will take place during Kent State University Spirit Week. Chip timing will be used.

Saturday, October 02nd, 9:00 am

Come represent KSUGTAC at Homecoming and take a photo together at the KSU rock at 9 a.m.

Saturday, October 02nd, 10:15 am

Can’t make it to campus? Grab a cup of coffee and have a morning chat with President Todd Diacon prior to our first livestream of the parade! Join us to watch the parade and hear from special guests. What would you like to talk to President Diacon about during our Virtual Coffee Chat? Share Your Questions And let us know if you plan on watching the virtual parade livestream. Let Us Know You Are Watching

Saturday, October 02nd, 10:15 am

Can’t make it to Kent campus? Grab a cup of coffee and have a morning chat with President Diacon prior to the first live stream of the parade! Watch the parade and hear from special guests.

Saturday, October 02nd, 11:00 am

After the parade, CPH students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends can stop by Moulton Hall's west entrance (facing the Rock) patio for light refreshments and to pick up some new CPH swag.

Saturday, October 02nd, 11:30 am

Celebrate Homecoming with other LGBTQ+ and ally individuals; ALL are welcome including alumni, students, faculty/staff and community members. Free appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages provided.

Saturday, October 02nd, 12:00 pm

Be a part of a favorite Kent State Homecoming tradition as we celebrate 10 years of KSU couples. Share a kiss with your significant other on the “K."

Saturday, October 02nd, 12:00 pm

Come check out the demonstrations happening at the Design Innovation Hub, an open-access collaborative maker and innovation accelerator environment for all students and all majors!

Saturday, October 02nd, 12:00 pm

Join us as one of our own KSU Geauga and TAC students shares a kiss with his significant other on the “K."

Saturday, October 02nd, 12:30 pm

The introduction of the Integrated Greek Council (IGC) plots serves to celebrate the rich tradition between the university and nation, allowing history to be on display for generations to come.

Saturday, October 02nd, 1:30 pm

Saturday, October 02nd, 3:30 pm

Completing a week of Homecoming activities, the Golden Flashes will take on the Bowling Green Falcons for the annual Homecoming football game. October 2, 2021, 3:30 PM at Dix Stadium