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Homecoming Events for Students

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Homecoming 2023: October 16–21

For organization information, visit CSUinvolve.

Important Deadlines and Meetings

Interest Meeting: Thursday, September 21,12:30pm in Davidson Auditorium
Court Application Deadline (CSUinvolve): Friday, September 29 by 4pm
Student Organization Registration Deadline (CSUinvolve): Friday, September 29 at 5pm
Please note some components are first to come.

**Mandatory Meeting: Tuesday, October 3 at 5 pm in Davidson Auditorium**
Organization Banners for banner competition due at the mandatory meeting.

For questions, feel free to contact Student Life & Development or email

Follow us for spirit week contests and more prizes!

Student Events

October 12th-13th, 15th

Paint the Paws
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (12th and 13th) | Main Campus
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (15th) | RiverPark Campus

October 16th - 21st

Literacy Book Drive
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Greek Center
Donate books as part of Miss CSU's philanthropy, SPREAD (Spreading Literacy Through Reading). Accepting books on the reading level from children's to young adult.

Monday, October 16th

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Clocktower (Rain Location: Multipurpose Room)

Free lunch, t-shirts for the first 250 students.

Hypnotist, Chris Jones
Doors open at 7:30 PM, Show starts at 8:00 PM | University Hall Auditorium
Sponsored by SAC.

Tuesday, October 17th

Cougar Chaos Games
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Clocktower (Rain Location: Multipurpose Room)

Cougar Nation Bonfire
8:00 PM | Parking Lot 7, Main Campus

Wednesday, October 18th

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Clocktower (Rain Location: Multipurpose Room)

Thursday, October 19th

Block Party: Color Clash Edition
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Clocktower (Rain Location: Multipurpose Room)

RiverPark Color Party
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM | Woodruff Park, RiverPark Campus
First 50 students will get a free Color Party t-shirt. Sponsored by Student Life.

Midnight Dodgeball
11:00 PM - 1:00 AM | Rec Center Gym
Sponsored by Cougarthon.

Friday, October 20th

The Presidential Investiture of Dr. Stuart Eddings Rayfield, Columbus State University's Sixth President
10:30 AM | Frank G. Lumpkin Jr. Center
If you have a class during this time, check with your faculty member if an alternative assignment will be available.

CSU Parade and Uptown Concert
6:45 PM | Downtown Columbus

Saturday, October 21st

Student Tailgating and CougarFest
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Walden Soccer Complex Parking Lot

Women's Soccer v. USC Aiken
2:00 PM | Walden Soccer Complex

Club Football vs. Central GA Tech
4:00 PM | Kinnett Stadium
Free and open to all students; $5 admission for all other attendees.