Anticipated Event Timeline
subject to change
October 20, 2023
Alumni Employee Breakfast, Alumni House
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Join with your favorite SRU alumni colleagues for a campus breakfast to kick off the start of Homecoming Weekend!
SRU Communication & Media Symposium, Smith Student Center, Rm. 321
Communications and media alumni will have an open symposium for students and guests discussing their career journeys and current issues facing professionals.
SRU Communication Media Hall of Fame, Smith Student Center Theater
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Alumni of the SRU media programs will be inducted into the Communication & Media Hall of Fame, in a ceremony Friday afternoon. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. and the ceremony will begin at 3:30 p.m. Inductees were selected by their peers for their professional contributions to the media industry.
Alumni and guests can sponsor a current student to attend with the "Alumni Sponsorship" selection.
Distinguished Alumni Dinner, Student Center Ballroom
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Please join us on Friday, October 20, when the Office of Alumni Engagement and the SRU Alumni Association will be recognizing Distinguished Alumni who have reached the highest level of accomplishment.
Pep Rally, Quad
Performances by the SRU Marching Pride, Rock Cheerleaders, annual Coaches' Speech and presentation of the 2023 Rock Royalty.
Saturday, October 21
Muffins and Mimosas, Alumni House
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Alumni are invited to join us for Muffins and Mimosas prior to the start of the annual Homecoming Parade.
Homecoming Parade - Main Street
Watch the annual Homecoming Parade from your favorite spot on Main Street, where all the excitement will take place!
Music Alumni Tailgate, Swope Parking Lot
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Alumni of the music departments are invited to stop by Swope to mix and mingle with current faculty and listen to musical selections from our current students. No fee, but advanced registration is encouraged!
SRUAA Tailgate Tent, Scarnati Band Field
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Join the SRU Alumni Association for the annual tailgate tent, the best party of the year! This year, we are offering express registration - skip the long registration lines by pre-registering!
This year, you can also pre-order your commemorative pint glass in advance and have it ready for you at the tent. Not a member? Join the Alumni Association and receive a pint glass as welcome gift.
Rock Football vs. Penn West California, Mihalik-Thompson Stadium
Annual Homecoming football game. Rock Football vs. Gannon, featuring the crowning of the Homecoming Court and special on-field recognition ceremonies.
Tailgating policy can be found here