Student 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 King of the Jungle 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!

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)

lunch with the lions

Lunch with the Lions

Student Union Breezeway; Tuesday, October 10; 11:00am-1:00pm

Join Athletics for free lunch in the Student Union Breezeway! 





Quiz Bowl 2019Phi Kappa Phi Quiz Bowl

Student Union 2207; 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 for more information.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Movie Night

Student Union Theatre; Tuesday, October 10; 7:00pm

Join University Housing for their showing of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3!






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!



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.

minute to win itMinute to Win It

Strawberry Stadium; Wednesday, October 11; 6:00-8:00pm

This event is back and better than ever! Do you and your team have what it takes to win it?


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! 


lip syncLip Sync Competition

University Center; Thursday, October 12; 7:00-10:00pm

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



Friday, October 13

roar rallyRoar Rally

Cook Field; Friday, October 13; 6:00-9:00pm

It's time to roar! Bring you best cheer and your spirit to Roar Rally where an organization will be recognized for their Lion Pride!  


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

Friendship Circle Memorial Plaza; Friday, October 13; Time TBD

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 14

bookstoreBookstore is Open

University Bookstore; Saturday, October 8; 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!

Alumni Tailgate sponsored by Fidelity Bank!

ParadeHomecoming Parade

Through Campus; Saturday, October 14; 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!