2018 Alumni Recognition Awards Program & Lunch
12:00 PM | Multipurpose Room, Student Recreation Center

Join us as we celebrate and honor CSU alumni who are doing great things in their community and for CSU. Awards will be given in the following categories: Alumni Service, Young Alumnus, Excellence in Alumni Achievement, and Distinguished Alumnus in Military/Public Service. Cost is $5 per person. 

6th Annual Downtown Domination
CSU Homecoming Parade
6:45 PM | Down Broadway, ending at Woodruff Park

Line up on Broadway leading to Woodruff Park and celebrate students, alumni, and community through a colorful spirited parade! Wear your red, white, and blue!


11:30 AM - 2 PM | Lumpkin Center Lawn 

Inspired by Oktoberfest, Cougarfest will feature selections of craft beer from around the country. The guys from Maltitude will be on site to help expand your knowledge of craft beer! For $10, each attendee will receive sample tickets and a commemorative beer glass. Tickets for food only or for participants under the age of 21 are also available.


As a part of CougarFest, pack a cooler and join the fun! Alumni are invited to tailgate on CSU's main campus prior to the men's and women's basketball games. Come join the fun and bring your family!

      Homecoming Men's & Women's Basketball Game
      1 PM & 3 PM | Lumpkin Center

Cheer on the Cougars as the men take on Central Georgia Technical College and the women battle Chattahoochee Valley Community College. The Homecoming King & Queen will be announced during the games. All games are free and open to the public.  

Sips Before Steps
4:00 PM | Greek Center

Prior to the NPHC Step Show, we will be hosting a reception in the newly renovated Greek Center. This event is open to all alumni and a guest. Registration is required to attend this event and space is limited. Step Show tickets may also be purchased through the reception registration link. Register here

NPHC Step Show
5:00 PM | University Hall 

The National Pan-Hellenic Council at Columbus State University is hosting a Homecoming Step Show. Tickets are $10 for community members and $5 for CSU students. Purchase Step Show tickets here.

The Sunset Social
6:30 PM | City of Columbus Parking Garage (1028 Front Ave)

Young Alumni and soon to be graduates are invited to a reception prior to Evening on the Top. The first 50 Young Alumni and seniors to register will receive a drink ticket and appetizers at the event. While this event is free, registration is required.  

Evening on the Top
7:30 PM | City of Columbus Parking Garage (1028 Front Ave)

Bringing together students, alumni, and the community event is sure to please. With live music from Funk Factory Five and fireworks, dance the night away with your friends and family. Some table seating will be available so bring your own picnic and settle in for a night of fun! Prior to this event, the Young Alumni Council will be hosting a Young Alumni Reception. While this is a free event, please register above to assist us in planning.


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