Faculty 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

Homecoming LogoHomecoming Kickoff

Student Union Breezeway; Monday, October 9; 11:00am - 2:00pm



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! 



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)

Quiz Bowl 2019Phi Kappa Phi Quiz Bowl

Student Union Theatre; Tuesday, October 10; 2:00pm - 5:00pm

The Honors Society of Phi Kappa Phi is hosting the Annual Homecoming Quiz Bowl Tournament. Student and Faculty teams of four players each will square off to answer toss-up and bonus questions in the varsity sport of the mind. The first-place team in each division earns bragging rights and $100. Second place teams earn $50, and everyone has a lot of fun. Contact honors@southeastern.edu for more information.

Railroad Park

Railroad Roar

Hammond Railroad Park; Tuesday, October 10; 5:30-7:00pm

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!



Wednesday, October 11

Gumbo YayaGumbo YaYa

Student Union Park; Wednesday, October 11; 11:00 am - 2:00pm

It's a Southeastern tradition! Join us for delicious food, games and fun surprises, sponsored by the Campus Activities Board. The 2023 Homecoming court will be introduced to the student body during the festivities.

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!


NPHCLyceum Lights

Student Union, Ballroom C; Thursday, October 12; 12:00pm - 1:00pm

 Faculty Luncheon.


Friday, October 13

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! 


Saturday, October 14

bookstoreBookstore is Open

University Bookstore; Saturday, October14; 10:30am - 2:30pm

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


bookstoreEducator's Honor Roll

Cate Teacher Education Center; Saturday, October 14; 8:30am - 9:15am



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 11:00am

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!