Athletic & Community Events

All Week

Workout PictureFree Workouts

REC Center; Monday, October 3 - Saturday, October 8; All Day

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


Sunday, October 2


Walk-On's Welcome Home Social

Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux; Sunday, October 2; 5:00 - 7:00pm

Calling Lion Nation! We're gathering together at Walk-on's to launch into Homecoming week with a fan favorite, Walk-On's. Enjoy Sunday Funday deals like $10 mimosa flights, $3 house wine and $3 domestic pints and special appearances by Roomie, Southeastern coaches, spirit teams and more at this Southeastern dining experience!  

 Tuesday, October 4

Lion Up Shirt

Lion Up Tuesday

Tuesday, October 4; 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 4; 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 restraurants offering Lion Up Tuesday specials and bring your lawn chair for a nice night of entertainment with music provided by Bottoms Up!


Thursday, October 6

UPDRoomie's Jungle Jam...balaya

Student Union North Lawn; Thursday, October 6 from 10:30am - 2:00pm

Don't get in a jam! Come have some jambalaya with the UPD and Counseling Center and learn what you need to know to prevent impaired driving and curb binge drinking. Everyone is welcome! 

Friday, October 7 

Awards eveningAlumni Awards Evening

Student Union Ballroom; Friday, October 7
Doors at 6:30pm | 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! 

Saturday, October 8

bookstoreBookstore is Open

University Bookstore; Saturday, October 8 from 10:30am - 3:30pm

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 8
Friendship Circle Closure: 11:00am
Children's Activites: After the parade - 3:30pm

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 8 at 12:00pm

This year's Homecoming parade will feature appearances from Dr. Crain, 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 8 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!

slu logoS Club Lounge Open

S Club; Saturday, October 8; Open at 3:30pm, Closed for Kickoff, Reopen at Halftime

S Club Lounge is open to all former student athletes, managers, trainers, and coaches.



homecoming royaltyFootball Game & Halftime King and Queen Crowning

Strawberry Stadium; Saturday, October 8 kickoff at 4:00 pm

Cheer on our Lions as they take on Texas A & M-Commerce! Who will be crowned this year's Homecoming royalty? Find out at halftime!