Homecoming Events

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You’re invited to join the OSU Homecoming celebration by attending great events and activities all week before the big football game vs. Texas on Saturday! See the full schedule of events below.


October 16: Homecoming Sign Competition

2:00 - 5:00 pm

See the signs across Edmon Low Library Lawn created by the Greek houses, residence halls, and campus organizations. The signs will be on display throughout the week.

October 16: Dyeing of the Fountain and Royalty Coronation

6:00 - 6:30 pm

Watch the dyeing of the Edmon Low Library fountain and the selection of Homecoming Royalty.

October 17: Student Homecoming Tailgate

5:30 - 7:00 pm

This event is put on just for the students to promote unity and spirit during Homecoming.

Homecoming Chili Cookoff

October 18: Harvest Carnival and Chili Cookoff

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Come enjoy the tradition that began Homecoming, the Harvest Carnival! Bring the kids to play games and enjoy activities put on by the OSU student body. Don't miss the tasty Chili Cookoff competition while you're there!

October 19: Hester Street Painting

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Come paint encouraging messages to the Cowboy Football team to read during the Spirit Walk on game day. 

October 20-21: Orange Reflection

9:00 - 11:59 pm

Visit the OSU residence halls to see the Orange Reflection. The lights are judged on Thursday night, and they will be on Thursday and Friday through Walkaround

Oct 21: College of Education and Human Sciences Homecoming Picnic

3:00 - 5:00 pm

Don't miss the College of Education and Human Sciences for a gathering in Jorns Hall inside the Nancy Randolph Davis Building at 2:00 pm and on the Willard Hall Terrace from 5:00 - 7:00 pm.

October 21: Ferguson College of Agriculture Homecoming Reception

3:00 - 5:00 pm

Don't miss the annual Ferguson College of Agriculture Homecoming Reception at the Charles and Linda Cline Equine Teaching Facility.

October 21: Homecoming Registration and Check In

3:30:00 - 8:00 pm

Register your attendance at Homecoming and collect commemorative items while supplies last at the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni scent rand South Library Lawn.

October 21: College of Arts and Sciences Homecoming Tailgate

5:00 - 6:00 pm

Join the College of Arts and Sciences for an alumni reunion and homecoming party on the patio of the Social Sciences and Humanities Building


October 21: Walkaround

5:30 - 9:00 pm

Don't miss Homecoming's biggest and best tradition through the OSU Greek neighborhoods.

October 21: Homecoming Greek Show

6:00 - 9:00 pm

The National Pan-Hellenic and multicultural Greek Council presents the inaugural Homecoming Greek Show in the Wes Watkins Center. This event will be a competition between the Greek organizations to display their culture through stepping and strolling.

October 21: Homecoming & Hoops

9:00 - 9:45 pm

Make your way to Gallagher-Iba Arena after Walkaround for the return of this exciting Homecoming event co-hosted by the OSU Alumni Association and OSU Athletics.

Homecoming Parade

October 22: Sea of Orange Parade

9:00 am (or 8:00 am if kick-off is at 11:00 am)

Gather along Main Street to watch the Sea of Orange parade the morning of Homecoming.

October 22: College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology Reunion

Three hours before kick-off

Don't miss the annual CEAT Homecoming tailgate in the Phillips 66 Plaza on the north side of the Advanced Technology Research Center.

October 22: Spears School of Business Reunion

Three Hours Before Kickoff

Join the Spears School of Business for a Homecoming tailgate on the Business Building plaza.

October 22: Cowboy Football vs Texas


Cheer on the Cowboys as they take on Texas in Boone Pickens Stadium.


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