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Homecoming Events for Students

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Homecoming 2023: October 16–21

2023 dates and information coming soon! Check out the past featured 2022 events below!

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Date Event Time Location Sponsor
Sept. 22-23 Paint the Paws 1-5 pm Main Campus  
Sept. 25
Paint the Town 5-7 pm Downtown  
Monday, Sept. 26 Kickoff! 11 am – 1 pm Clocktower
(Rain location: Multipurpose Room)
  A Night of Magic with Kid Ace Doors at 7:30pm
Show at 8pm
University Hall Auditorium SAC
Tuesday, Sept. 27 Day of Giving 12 - 2 pm Clocktower


  Cougar Nation Bonfire 8 pm Lot 7  
Wenesday, Sept. 28 Hot Wing Contest 6-8 pm Davidson Lounge Cosponsored with C100
Thursday, Sept. 29 Block Party 12 – 2 pm


(Rain location: Multipurpose Room)

  Color Party 7 pm Mock Pavilion Co-sponsored with Residence Life
  Midnight Dodgeball: Glow in the Dark 11 pm – 1 am Woodruff Gym Cougarthon
Register in Advance
Friday, Sept. 30        
Downtown Domination CSU Parade 6:45 pm Downtown  
Saturday, Oct. 1 Student Tailgating 11:30 am - 2 pm Walden Soccer Complex Parking Lot  
  CougarFest 12 – 2 pm Walden Soccer Complex Parking Lot Alumni
  Women's Soccer v. Georgia Southwestern 2:00 pm Walden Soccer Complex  
  Movie by the River featuring
Jurassic World: Dominion
Gates open at 7 pm
Movie at 8:30 pm
*Free and open to the public
Phenix City Outdoor Amphitheater
(508 Dillingham St)