Student Events

All Week

WorkoutFree Workouts

REC Center; Monday, October 11 - Saturday, October 16; All Day

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




Railroad RoarRailroad Roar

At Participating Businesses; Monday, October 11 - Friday, October 15; All Day

During Homecoming Week, wear green and gold to receive a special item or discount from participating business! Make sure your ask for the special! 


Monday, October 11

Homecoming LogoHomecoming Kickoff

Student Union Breezeway; Monday, October 11 from 11 am - 2 pm




StudentsBlack Family Reunion

Student Union Park/Student Union Breezeway; Monday, October 11 at 6 pm








Tuesday, October 12

Lion Up Shirt

Lion Up Tuesday

Tuesday, October 20; 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 12 at 2 pm - 6 pm

The Honors Society of Phi Kappa Phi is hosting the 20th 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 for more information.


campus policeBlue & You "Hot Dog, It's Homecoming"

Student Union Plaza; Tuesday, October 12 at 11 am

University Police meet and greet, Q&A with hot dogs and drinks


Hocus PocusMovie Night

Lee Field; Tuesday, October 12 at 5:30 pm

This event is sure to put a spell on you! Join us at Lee Field for a special viewing of Hocus Pocus sponsored by University Housing!



Wednesday, October 13

Gumbo YayaGumbo YaYa

Student Union Park; Wednesday, October 13 at 11 am - 2 pm

It's a Southeastern tradition! Join us for delicious food, games and fun surprises, sponsored by the Campus Activities Board. The 2021 Homecoming court will be introduced to the student body during the festivities.


Thursday, October 14

voleyball spikeVolleyball at Nicholls

Nicholls; Thursday, October 14 at 7 pm

Our Lions take on the Colonels of Nicholls State University!



lip syncLip Sync Competition

Location TBA; Thursday, October 14 from 7 - 10 pm

This is a favorite event of our students! Enjoy performances by our Homecoming Teams made up of student organizations.



Friday, October 15

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

Friendship Circle Memorial Plaza; Friday, October 15 at 5 pm

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






Saturday, October 16

bookstoreBookstore is Open

University Bookstore; Saturday, October 16 from 11:30 am - 3:30 pm

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


5k logoRoomie's Homecoming Run & Free Kid's Fun Run

Around Campus; Saturday, October 16
Check-in & Day-of Registration at 7:30 am | Fun Run at 7:45 am | 5k at 8:00 am
$25 pre-event registration | $30 day of registration
5k: Ages 13 and up

The Southeastern Alumni Association and The Rec have joined forces to bring you Roomie’s Homecoming Run: a 5K! All participants will receive a Roomie’s Homecoming Run t-shirt*, and the top male and female will receive a plaque. Kids can enjoy a free Fun Run prior to the 5k kickoff, and the fastest boy and girl will each receive a trophy. 

*T-shirts guaranteed to runners who register by October 11th.*


rec logoREC's 20th Anniversary Party

REC Center; Saturday, October 16 at 8:30 am

After Roomie's Homecoming Run, join us at The REC for food, fun and festivities as we celebrate The REC's 20th anniversary! Enjoy free after race showers and changing areas and catch the Homecoming parade from the party location! 


tailgatingTailgating, Reunions, & Children's Activities

Friendship Circle; Saturday, October 16
Friendship Circle Closure: 11 am
Children's Activites: 12 -3:30 pm

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 before October 15! (Tailgate spots will be reserved on a first come, first serve basis beginning Octoebr 15) 

Free Alumni tailgate sponsored by Fidelity Bank!

ParadeHomecoming Parade

Through Campus; Saturday, October 16 at 12:00 pm

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!


marchingLion Walk

Friendship Circle; Saturday, October 16 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!


paradeFootball Game & Halftime King and Queen Crowning

Strawberry Stadium; Saturday, October 16 kickoff at 4:00 pm

Cheer on our Lions at the first home game of the season as they take on the Huskies of Houston Baptist Universtiy! Who will be crowned this year's Homecoming royalty? Find out at halftime! 


volleyball spikeVolleyball at UNO

UNO; Saturday, October 16 at 1 pm 

Our Lions take on the Privateers of the University of New Orleans!