Homecoming 2018

It's the most wonderful time of the year to be a Lion! Learn more about our new events and beloved traditions to plan your Homecoming Week 2018.

Theme: "Have No Fear, Roomie is Here!"

Roomie to the Rescue

Sponsors: Homecoming 2018 is sponsored by Hammond Square, with the Southeastern Student Government Association sponsoring all student-related activities. 

Event Schedule: There is something for everyone during our Homecoming Week festivities. Check out the full schedule, and below are some of the event highlights for students: 

Monday, Oct. 8

Homecoming Kick-Off: Get your Homecoming Week started right in the Student Union from 11 am - 2 pm. Activities include snowballs, music, t-shirts, and more!

Homecoming Kick-Off

National Pan-Hellenic Council Black Family Reunion at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Mall


Tuesday, Oct. 9

Lion Up Tuesday: Show your Lion Pride in green and gold!

Phi Kappa Phi Quiz Bowl: Watch students and faculty will battle it out in the at 2 pm in the Student Union Theatre. 

Give Back Night: Grab dinner for a great cause at "Give Back Night" at La Caretta in downtown Hammond from 5-9 pm.   


Wednesday, Oct. 10

Gumbo YaYa: It’s a Southeastern tradition! Join us for delicious food and fun surprises from 11 am to 2 pm in the Student Union Park. The 2018 Homecoming court will be introduced to the student body during the festivities.

Gumbo YaYa


Alumni Book Signing: Stop by the University Bookstore from noon - 4 pm to meet Dr. Erin Wheeler, Southeastern alumna and author of "Geaux Wiser: Secrets to College Success." 

β€œMinute to Win It”: Watch your fellow Lions compete in 60-second challenges at 7:30 pm in Strawberry Stadium.

Minute to Win It



Thursday, Oct. 11

Lady Lion Volleyball: Come cheer for the Lady Lions at 7 pm in the University Center.

Lip Sync Contest: This is a favorite event of our students! The fun begins at 8 pm in the University Center.


Friday, Oct. 12

Alumni Awards Evening: Join us as the Alumni Association celebrates the best of Southeastern at its annual awards program at 7 pm in the Student Union Ballroom. Tickets for the event are available online.

Bonfire, Pep Rally and Roar Rally Spirit Competition: You can't miss it! Grab your friends and come out to enjoy school spirit around the bonfire at Cook Field on North Campus (next to the Alumni center). The fun starts at 7:30 pm with a pep rally, followed by our student groups competing for the best SLU cheer/chant. This is the 4th year for the Bonfire - come out and be a part of a new Southeastern tradition in the making! 

Bonfire and Roar Rally



Homecoming Day

🚌 Noon: Homecoming Parade

πŸ’š After the parade: Tailgating, reunions, and plenty of fun activities for the whole family!

πŸ’› 12:55 pm: Lion Walk through Friendship Circle

🏈 4:00 pm: Homecoming Game Kickoff in Strawberry Stadium

πŸ‘‘ Halftime: Homecoming Queen and King crowning

πŸŽ‰ After the Game: Continue the fun at Railroad Roar in downtown Hammond, an evening of dining and entertainment with specials offered by participating area businesses. 

πŸ“· Tag your photos with #LionUp and #LionHomecoming

Please leave your pets at home.

Complete schedule of events: Homecoming 2018

For more information on any of these events, contact the SGA office. 

Wishing all of our Lions a SUPER week! 

Thursday, September 27, 2018
by: Ashley Richardson