Homecoming at CSUSM


Students posing

Get Active and Go Blue

 Forum Plaza  Monday, November 27, 11:00am-1:00pm  Who's Invited?: Students, Faculty, & Staff

Come out and get active with your fellow cougars with games and activities out on the lawn. Also, visit our CSUSM postcard booth with your Cougar Crew to join our social media competition.

Students cheering

Giving Day

 Online  Tuesday, November 28, 12:00am-11:59pm  Who's Invited?: Everyone

Make an impact and give to the area of CSUSM that means the most to you. Double your gift with our matching challenge. Students can also visit our on campus booth in Forum plaza for a special gift.

 Giving Day Information
Students at BBQ

Homecoming BBQ

 UVA  Wednesday, November 29, 4:00pm-6:00pm  Who's Invited?: Current Students

Come grab some BBQ and get ready for the big game! Learn the fight song, enter to win an opportunity drawing, and show your Cougar spirit as we celebrate Homecoming with friends!

Student playing carnival game

CougarFest & Pep Rally

 Forum Plaza  Thursday, November 30, 11:30am-1:30pm  Who's Invited?: Students, Faculty, & Staff

Grab some food, play some games, and listen to some live tunes. Make sure you find a seat in front of the stage because at 12:15 you can face-off against your CSUSM Cougar athletes in minute to win it games for prizes!

 CougarFest Information
CSUSM Employees

Alumni Employeee Luncheon

 USU Rooftop  Friday, December 1, 12:00pm-1:00pm  Who's Invited?: Employee Alumni

The CSUSM Alumni Association invites 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.

Students Dancing

The Ball

 USU Ballroom  Friday, December 1, 8:00pm-12:00am  Who's Invited?: Students and Guests

Students, don’t miss this sure to sell out evening of dancing! Grab your dancing shoes, put on your best Hollywood attire, and celebrate this CSUSM Homecoming weekend tradition! Tickets are $10 for students and $20 for guests and are on sale now!

 Purchase Tickets
Students at Backcourt Bash

Backcourt Bash

 Clarke Field House Outdoor Court  Saturday, December 2, 3:00pm-5:00pm  Who's Invited?: Current Students

Don't miss a chance to meet the fraternities and sororities at Back Court Bash on the outdoor basketball court! There will be food, games, an ice cream truck, and so much more as we get hyped for the big game!

CSUSM Basketball player jumpshot

Homecoming Basketball Game

 The Sports Center  Saturday, December 2, 5:30pm-9:30pm  Who's Invited?: Everyone

A men's and women's basketball double header vs. UCSD! Tickets are on sale now and get you into both games and includes an exclusive swag item (first come, first served). The games are expected to sell out and tickets are required, so reserve your ticket early!

 Purchase Tickets


Show your Cougar Spirit and join us on social during homecoming. Participate in the fun by using #I💙CSUSM We will be featuring content from you, our Cougar Family all week long.

If you're interested in participating in our social media giveaway for the opportunity to win prizes, visit our contest page for all the post prompts and rules for the contest.

Happy posting Cougars!

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