Alumni Events

All Week

Workout PictureFree Workouts

REC Center; Monday, October 9 - Saturday, October 14; All Day

Come to the REC Center to workout for free all week!


Monday, October 9


Campus Decorating Contest

Monday, October 9

Who will be crowned this year's winner in our annual Campus Decorating Contest? Follow us on social media to see photos of the participating departments! Winner will be announced at Gumbo YaYa on Wednesday! 


NPHCBlack Family Reunion

Monday, October 9; 7:00pm

Meet the National Pan-Hellenic Council and gather with the African American Alumni Chapter for the NPHC plaque dedication ceremony!


Tuesday, October 10

Lion Up Shirt

Lion Up Tuesday

Tuesday, October 10; All Day

Wear your Green and Gold and show your Lion Pride! Southeastern encourages everyone on campus and in the community to participate. Share your photos with all of Lion Nation using #LionUpTuesday and #TeamSoutheastern and tag the Alumni Association on Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram! (Facebook: @SoutheasternUniversityAlumni, Twitter: @SLU_Alum, and Instagram: @SLU_Alum)

Railroad Park

Railroad Roar

Hammond Railroad Park; Tuesday, October 10; 5:30-7:30pm

Join the Alumni Association, Tangipahoa Chamber and Hammond Downtown Development District for a family-friendly, free-to-attend live music event in the new Railroad Park right in the heart of Downtown Hammond! Grab your favorite take out food from one of the restaurants offering Lion Up Tuesday specials and bring your lawn chair for a nice night of entertainment with music!




Thursday, October 12

UPDMoon Pies and Rocket Dogs

Near fountain in Student Union; Thursday, October 12; 11:00am - 2:00pm

UPD and Counseling Center will be serving moon pies and hotdogs. Everyone is welcome!




La Carreta Downtown Hammond; Thursday, October 12; 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join the Southeastern ROTC for their annual Homecoming Reunion!


Friday, October 13

sig tau crestSigma Tau Gamma Alumni Memorial Brick Installation & Eternal Ritual

Friendship Circle Memorial Plaza; Friday, October 13; 5:00pm

Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity's annual brick installation and memorial ceremony that honors the memory of the brother, spouses and sweethearts that have pass






Awards eveningAlumni Awards Evening

Student Union Ballroom; Friday, October 13
Doors at 5:30pm | Program at 7:00pm | Cocktail Attire

The true measure of a university’s greatness can be found in the achievements of its alumni, and Southeastern Louisiana University is certainly known to develop leaders in many fields of endeavor. The Southeastern Alumni Association established its awards program in 1969 to honor outstanding graduates and to celebrate their achievements. Join us as we honor our award recipients for this year! 


AAAC Homecoming Mixer

20 Years of Black Excellence Homecoming Mixer, presented by the African American Alumni Chapter 

Alumni Visitor's Center; Friday, October 13; 9:00pm - 12:00am

Join us as the African American Alumni Chapter presents: 20 Years of Black Excellence: Honoring the Past; Embracing the Future! Help AAAC celebraate our 20th Anniversary with this year's Homecoming Mixer. Held at the newly renovated Alumni Visitor Center, the vibes will be immaculate on Friday, October 13, from 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM.

It will surely be an evening of elegance and a time to reconnect with fellow alum over delicious food, an array of beverages, a live DJ in rotation, and more! As always, we'll be partying with a purpose, with proceeds from your ticket purchase going towards the AAAC-Endowed Scholarship for a deserving minority student. Our scholar has been positively impacting the next generation of Southeastern minority students for years!

So what are you waiting for? Get your individual tickets now at the link for $30 (plus a small service fee) or purchase a pair for $50! #Black365 #BetterTOGETHER #Lion4Life


Saturday, October 14

bookstoreBookstore is Open

University Bookstore; Saturday, October 14 from 10:30am - 2:30pm

The headquarters for Southeastern gear, there's no better place to get Lion t-shirts, sweatshirts, caps, visors and gifts! 

tailgatingTailgating, Reunions, & Children's Activities

Friendship Circle; Saturday, October 14
Friendship Circle Closure: 10:00am
Children's Activites: After the parade - 2:30pm

Let's go Lions! It's time to gather in Friendship Circle and enjoy food, friends, activities and more as we kickoff football season with the first home game of the year! Visit the Lion Spots website to reserve your free tailgating spot today!

Alumni Tailgate sponsored by Fidelity Bank!


ParadeHomecoming Parade

Through Campus; Saturday, October 14 at 11:30am

This year's Homecoming parade will feature appearances from Dr. Wainwright, our Alumna and Young Alumnus of the Year, the Homecoming court, on-campus organizations and more! Looking to participate? Register below!

marchLion Walk

Friendship Circle; Saturday, October 14 During Tailgating

Before kickoff, players and coaches, joined by the Spirit of the Southland marching band, make their way to Strawberry Stadium, passing through Friendship Circle to greet tailgating fans!

homecoming royaltyFootball Game & Halftime King and Queen Crowning

Strawberry Stadium; Saturday, October 14 kickoff at 3:00 pm

Cheer on our Lions as they take on the Lamar University Cardinals! Who will be crowned this year's Homecoming royalty? Find out at halftime!