Join Us at Homecoming 2017 | Kent State University
Members of the Kent State University Marching Band make their way toward Main Street during the start of the 2016 Homecoming Parade.
Members of the Kent State University Marching Band make their way toward Main Street during the start of the 2016 Homecoming Parade.
Kent State cheerleaders move past the new location for the Kent State Alumni tent, located at the Rock along Main Street, during the 2016 Homecoming Parade.
Kent State cheerleaders move past the new location for the Kent State Alumni tent, located at the Rock along Main Street, during the 2016 Homecoming Parade.
Students and local residents photograph floats participating in the 2016 Kent State Homecoming Parade as they pass by the grandstands on Main Street near Moulton Hall.
Students and local residents photograph floats participating in the 2016 Kent State Homecoming Parade as they pass by the grandstands on Main Street near Moulton Hall.
Kent State student Adam Fletcher and alumna Krystin Smith,’13, embrace during the annual Kiss on the K event, held on Risman Plaza during Homecoming 2016. Fletcher and Smith got engaged during the Kiss on the K event.
Kent State student Adam Fletcher and alumna Krystin Smith,’13, embrace during the annual Kiss on the K event, held on Risman Plaza during Homecoming 2016. Fletcher and Smith got engaged during the Kiss on the K event.
Kent State wide receiver Johnny Woods pulls down a reception over an Akron defender during the 2016 Homecoming game against the Akron Zips at Dix Stadium.
Kent State wide receiver Johnny Woods pulls down a reception over an Akron defender during the 2016 Homecoming game against the Akron Zips at Dix Stadium.
Kent State President Beverly Warren poses for photographs with 2016 Homecoming King and Queen winners Corey Patterson and Emily Badock.
Kent State President Beverly Warren poses for photographs with 2016 Homecoming King and Queen winners Corey Patterson and Emily Badock.
Kent State students and family members pose for a photo with alumnus Josh Cribbs, ’10, in the Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement during 2016 Homecoming events.
Kent State students and family members pose for a photo with alumnus Josh Cribbs, ’10, in the Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement during 2016 Homecoming events.

Join Us at Homecoming 2017

Kent State University will celebrate Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 14, with classic traditions such as the Bowman Cup 5K Race, Kiss on the K, Homecoming Parade and football game. This year’s Homecoming will feature Kent State alumni Ben and Candace Curtis as the Homecoming Parade Grand Marshals.

The Homecoming parade is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m., followed by the Kent State University Alumni Association’s “Welcome Home Party” at 11 a.m. at the Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement located at 350 S. Lincoln St. in Kent. The Kent State Golden Flashes will then host the Miami RedHawks at 3:30 p.m. at Dix Stadium.

Learn more about Kent State’s Homecoming 2017 celebration, including a full schedule of events