HSU Homecoming

Save the Date
October 17 – October 20, 2019

For questions, please contact us at 325-670-1317 or alumni@hsutx.edu

Thursday, October 11

6:30 p.m. Alumni Awards Banquet (Johnson Building, $27)
Join us as we celebrate the 2018 recipients of the Keeter Alumni Service Award and Distinguished Alumni Award.

Friday, October 12

Seek, Snap, Share!
Photo stations are featured throughout campus. Take your picture, then post using #HomecomingHSU to Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram.

12-7:00 p.m. Registration (Moody Center)

1:30 p.m. Dedication Campus Monument for Dr. and Mrs. Jesse C. Fletcher (Alumni Wall)

2-5 p.m. The Homecoming Art Sale (Richardson Library) featuring pieces by the late Dr. Jesse Fletcher and others.

2-5 p.m. 1891 Legacy Room Reception House Reception (Richardson Research Center, 2nd floor) (Yearbooks $10 cash)

2:00 p.m. Logsdon Forum and Class of 2016 Senior Gift Dedication (Logsdon)

3-5 p.m. School of Music Foundation Meeting (Caldwell, 211)

4:00 p.m. Coronation (Logsdon)

6 p.m. All-School SING (Behrens Auditorium, $5 for students/$15 otherwise) Box Office at 5:30. All seating is general admission.

6–8 p.m. Fletcher Fitness Center Open House (South of Shelton Stadium) Come tour the new fitness center and sign up for your complimentary alumni pass (good through August 2019).

6–9 p.m. Friday Night Festival (Parking lot behind Abilene Hall)
Join us for food trucks (pay-as-you-go), fun, the fitness center, and fireworks (Pep rally starts at 8:15 p.m. with fireworks around 8:30 p.m., Shelton Stadium)

6:00 p.m. Athletics Hall of Fame Dinner (Johnson Building, $25) Celebrate the accomplishments of HSU’s own athletes.

8:15 p.m. Pep Rally and Fireworks (Shelton Stadium)

Saturday, October 13

Seek, Snap, Share!
Photo stations are featured throughout campus. Take your picture, then post using #HomecomingHSU to Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram.

Homecoming Headquarters (Moody Center, 105) will be open to answer any questions, help collect lost & found items, and offer any support you may require during the weekend. **closed from 11:30 – 3:30 p.m.

7:30-8:30 a.m. ROTC/Military Veterans Informal Breakfast (Moody Center, Cafeteria, $8)

7:30-12 p.m. Registration (Moody Student Center)

8-11 a.m. College of Fine Arts Gatherings

  • 8-9 a.m. College of Fine Arts Breakfast (Moody 108) Calling all Art, Theatre, and Music alumni! Join us for breakfast & fellowship!
  • 9-10 a.m. Alpha Psi Omega Reunion (Van Ellis Theatre)
  • 9-10 a.m. Cowboy Band Foundation Meeting(Cowboy Band Hall)
  • 10-11 a.m. Choir Concert (Woodward-Dellis)

8:30-9:30 a.m. Global Engagement Network Coffee (Connally Missions Center). Connect with international alumni, current international students, global partners, and friends. Learn how to connect with the HSU Global Engagement Network over coffee and fellowship.

8:30-9:30 a.m. Julius Olsen Honors College Open House (Olsen House) Come see the new home for the Honors College.

8:30-9:30 Dept. of Communication Sciences & Disorders Reception (Sid Richardson, 141) Inviting all former and future program graduates to visit. Coffee and pastries will be served.

9-11 a.m. HSU Roundtable Ornament Sales (Moody Center, Foyer) Come pick up your 2018 ornament (previous years available for purchase)

9-11 a.m. Tour of Campus Apartments (Corner of Cedar and Vogel) Check-in at the mailboxes

9-11 a.m. Tour of Physical Therapy Building (1325 Pine Street)

9-10 a.m. Holland School of Sciences and Mathematics Coffee (Sid Richardson, 100) Faculty & current students look forward to sharing about the School over refreshments with alumni, friends, & prospects.

9-10 a.m. Parents-Only Breakfast (Moody Student Center, 233) Parents of current HSU students join us for breakfast. Register online for a nametag and to let us know you’re coming.

9-10 a.m. Spurs Dance Team Reunion (Johnson, 208)

9-12 p.m. The Homecoming Art Sale (Richardson Library) featuring pieces by the late Dr. Jesse Fletcher and others.

9-11 a.m. Student Organization Gatherings Join current club members to catch up with one another and on club happenings.

  • 9:00- 10:00 a.m. celebrating 70 years Alpha Phi Omega (JB 206)
  • 9:30- 10:30 a.m. Alpha Iota Omega (JB 207)
  • 9:30-10:30 a.m. Delta (JB 212)
  • 9:30- 10:30 a.m. Epsilon Pi Alpha (JB 200)
  • 9:30-10:30 a.m. Kappa Phi Omega (JB 201)
  • 9:30- 10:30 a.m.celebrating 5 years  Lambda Alpha Tau (JB 209)
  • 9:30-10:30 a.m. Phi Phi Phi (JB 205)
  • 9:30-10:30 a.m. Sigma Alpha (Moody 233)
  • 9:30- 10:30 a.m. Theta Alpha Zeta (JB 213)

9:15-11:45 a.m. Tennis Mixer & Celebration (Streich Tennis Center at Vogel & Simmons, Tourney $35) Alumni, friends, & students are invited to play in the 13th Annual “Help Them Succeed” tennis team fundraiser. Register online to play.

9:30-10:30 a.m. Kelley College of Business Faculty/Alumni Coffee (Johnson Building, 3rd floor)

9:30-10:30 a.m. History Department Coffee (Skiles, 204) Visit with your favorite history professors!

9:00-11:30 a.m.  HSU Kids Club (Sid Richardson Lawn) Crafts & Games • Face Painting & more • White Horse Rides (9:45-10:45) • HSU Spurs (10:00-11:00) • HSU Cheerleaders & Mascot (9:00-10:00).
Parents are encouraged to stay with their younger children. Sponsored by HSU’s Board of Young Associates.

9:45-10:45 a.m. Tau Alpha Phi Alumni Coffee (Johnson Building, 210)

10-12 p.m. Homecoming Authors Showcase (HSU Bookstore)

10-11 a.m. Logsdon Coffee (Moody Center, 227) Visit with Logsdon faculty & students. Ministers, alumni, friends all welcome.

10-11 a.m. Ex-Cowgirls Coffee (Olsen House)

10:15-11:15 a.m. “Chismeando” de HSU (Connally Missions) Join the HSU Hispanic Assembly for conversation (in English or Spanish) & fellowship with Hispanic alumni & friends. Scholarship recipients will be recognized.

11-12 p.m. Irvin School of Education Come & Go Dessert Party (Abilene Hall) Join us for a cowboy style homecoming dessert party.

Lunch Meal Choices Skip the long restaurant lines!  Keep your parking spot!

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. HSU Cafeteria (Moody Student Center, Cafeteria, $10 adults, $5 kids 4-10) The Cafeteria offers an all you can eat variety of foods in a calm, air-conditioned atmosphere.

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. HSU Tailgate (Parking lot Behind Abilene Hall, $10 adults, $5 kids 4-10) Texas BBQ and HSU funnel fries are the fare for the cookout. Come enjoy the HSU spirit squads, Cowboy Band and the excitement of pre-game (11:30 a.m.).

11:15 a.m. Cowgirl Statue Dedication (Entrance to Fletcher Fitness Center)

12:30 p.m.  Football Pre-Game Festivities (Shelton Stadium)

HSU Fan Experience (Fitness Center) from children age 5 and up. Come bring your kids over to the Fletcher Fitness Center and let them run and play on our indoor soccer field. (1 hour prior to kick-off through 3rd quarter)

Alumni Check-In (Fitness Center Patio) Come “check-in” and get your free HSU Alumni swag. Alumni Check-in occurs everyone home game (30 minutes prior to kick-off – halftime).

2 p.m.  Football: HSU Cowboys vs. Sul Ross (Shelton Stadium, $10/$8/$5)

3:45 p.m.  HSU Cheerleader Fourth Quarter Fun (Shelton Stadium) Former Cheerleaders are invited to cheer with us during the 4th quarter, then stay for Gatorade and snacks.

5 p.m. Soccer: HSU Cowgirls vs. University of Texas-Dallas (Grape Street Complex)

5-7 p.m. Art Department Alumni & Friends Reception (Frost Center)

5:30-7 p.m.   Golden Lariat Society (Connally Missions Center) For all alumni & exes who have celebrated their 50th class reunion!

6-8 p.m.         Reunion Dinners
Meals are $15. A special invitation is extended to faculty, staff & other friends. Classmates from surrounding years are welcome!

  • 40 Year – Class of 1978 (Moody 108)
  • 30 Year – Class of 1988 CANCELED
  • 25 Year – Class of 1993 (Moody 222)
  • 20 Year – Class of 1998 (Moody 233)
  •  10 Year – Class of 2008 CANCELED

6:00 Hispanic Alumni Dinner (Moody Center, 227 $10) Come join us for fajitas and fellowship.

7:30 p.m. Soccer: HSU Cowboys vs. University of Texas-Dallas (Grape Street Complex)

8 p.m. All-School SING! (Behrens Auditorium, $5 for students/$15 otherwise) Box Office at 7:30. All seating is general admission.

Sunday, October 14

9:30-10:30 a.m. HSU Family Worship Service (Logsdon Chapel) Before returning home, join in a time of refreshment, reflection, music & inspiration presented by HSU Alumni from this year’s reunion classes, groups, and students. Dr. Jacob West ’04/’07/’13 will bring the message. Music presented by the Cowboy Band, Madison Houston ’19, and members from reunion classes. Chapel credit is available for current HSU students.