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Save the Date: November 18-22, 2014

CSUSM welcomes alumni, students, parents, faculty and staff and the community to celebrate Homecoming Week: November 18-22, 2014. Homecoming is a time-honored tradition that brings Cougars back to campus to reconnect with alumni and celebrate the spirit, innovation and uniqueness of CSUSM

Use the hashtags #CSUSMhomecoming to join the social conversation about Homecoming 2014.

Be sure to reserve your CSUSM Basketball Game ticket early before they sell out!  See below for more details on all the events or click here to get your ticket today!

Schedule of Events

Homecoming Pep Rally"Human 25" Photo & Spirit Pep Rally

Tuesday, Nov. 18
12:00 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Kellogg Plaza
Who's Invited: Students, Alumni, Employees, Families, Community

Calling all Cougars! Be a part of CSUSM history by joining in the 25th Anniversary "Human 25" photo.  All participants will receive a special 25th Anniversary T-shirt.  Following the photo, follow Crash over to join CSUSM Athletics and the Blue Crew for a spirited pep rally to kick off Homecoming Week.  Don’t miss out on this fun and interactive event!


Country Throwdown

Wednesday, Nov. 19
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
University Student Union
Who's Invited: Students

Details coming soon...



Homecoming Cougar FestCougarFest

Thursday, Nov. 20
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
University, Library and Forum Plazas
Who's Invited: Students, Alumni and Employees

Featuring free carnival games, interactive booths, a rock wall, dunk tank and lots of prizes and free Cougar swag for students, CougarFest is one of CSUSM's most popular Homecoming traditions.

Event-goers will have the opportunity to collect tickets from each carnival booth redeemable for cool prizes including gift cards and CSUSM Cougar gear (prizes are limited; first come, first serve). Food trucks will be on hand to serve up some of your favorites cuisines (available for purchase).


Homecoming Alumni EmployeesAlumni Employee Luncheon

Friday, Nov. 21
12 to 1 p.m.
University Student Union Rooftop
Who's Invited: Faculty & Staff who are CSUSM Alumni | RSVP Required (link coming soon)

The CSUSM Alumni Association invites employees (faculty and staff) who graduated from CSUSM to join President Haynes for a special lunch with their fellow alumni who are all affectionately referred to as CSUSM²: Educated Here, Employed Here. Attendees will receive a special Homecoming giveaway.


Homecoming GameHomecoming BBQ and Basketball Game

Saturday, Nov. 22
Campus BBQ begins at 5:30 p.m. | Rally Buses depart at 6:45 p.m.
Game starts at 7:30 p.m. (TICKETS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY)
Who's Invited: Students, Alumni, Employees, Families, Community

Join your fellow Cougars for a pre-game BBQ on campus, then load the rally buses to the Homecoming game to cheer on Men's Basketball as they take on the defending NAIA Champtions, Saturday, Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m. at MiraCosta College. Get tickets now... (link coming soon)

A BBQ dinner, catered by Hunter Steakhouse and sponsored by Liberty Mutual, will be served at the Rally BBQ hosted on campus at The Clarke. Family-friendly activities including face painting and photos with Crash will be on hand to entertain children and Cougars alike. While supplies last, attendees to the game will receive free Cougar Headband to wear while cheering on our faithful Cougars.

Tickets are limited and required for entry. First come, first serve.

General Seating Ticket Prices: Tickets required for entry to game
FREE - Current CSUSM students with Campus ID
$10 - Alumni Association Members, Faculty and Staff
$15 - Alumni (nonmembers), Parents and Community Members

Get your tickets today!



Homecoming is sponsored in part by

CSUSM Alumni Association  Associated Students, Inc.CSUSM Athletics    USUAB  Liberty Mutual

CSUSM Greek Leadership Council Student Life and Leadership Campus Recreation Events and Conference Services