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Get ready for Homecoming 2018

Let the countdown begin! Our annual Homecoming is an exciting time at Clayton State University. Homecoming is all about spirit and pride and connecting with your alma mater. And there is no better time to be a part of the #LakerNation. 

Homecoming Events

Please check back often as we confirm and update details!

Weeklong Events

Homecoming Door Decorating Contest (Deadline Extended)
Feb. 9 – Feb. 18
Get your office or department into the Laker homecoming spirit by decorating your door.  Winners earn a prize and have bragging rights for a year!
Submit your door decorating application to participate by Wednesday, Feb. 14.
View information for door decorating rules

Homecoming Archive display
Feb. 12 – 18
University Library
Learn the history of Clayton State’s beloved homecoming tradition–from its beginnings as Fall Frolics to the spring semester spirit week it has now become.

Monday, February 12, 2018

  • Homecoming Week Kick Off
    11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    University Center Main Street and Lake Side
    Show your pride and come out in your Laker Orange and Blue! Stop for photos with Loch and Nessie, enjoy some music, and giveaways!
  • Movie Night in the SAC
    7:00 p.m.
    Student Activities Center Ballroom
    Screening of Love and Basketball

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

  • Clayton State University Chorale
    11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
    Spivey Hall
    Come hear the soulful sounds and rich rhythms of the African American music tradition as Clayton State University celebrates Black History month.
    CSU University Chorale
  • Day of Service
    2:00 p.m.
    Join fellow Lakers for service projects around campus.
    Show your Laker pride by helping us beautify our campus. Take part in a lakeshore cleanup! We’ll meet at University Center plaza.
  • Student Choice Awards
    6:00 p.m.
    Student Activities Center Ballroom

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

  • Faculty/Staff vs. Students Basketball Game
    5:30 p.m.
    The Loch
  • Intramural Championship Basketball Game
    7:00 p.m.
    The Loch

Thursday, February 15, 2018

  • Faculty/Staff Alumni Appreciation Social
    3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Spivey Boardroom, Harry S. Downs
    Social gathering for Faculty and Staff that are proud Laker Alumni!
  • CSIR Wild n’ Out
    6:30 p.m.
    Student Activities Center
  • Jim Wood Speaker Series Lecture
    6:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    UC 272
    Join the College of Business as they host speaker Elba Pareja-Gallagher, CEO of ShowMe50.org, who will speak on the topic of gender equality in the workforce. Bring your Laker ID for quick registration.

Friday, February 16, 2018

  • Orange and Blue Day
    Official Homecoming Photo Op with Loch and Nessie
    Let’s celebrate our Laker spirit by taking a photo in your best orange and blue.
    12:00 p.m.
    Lakeside Amphitheater
    *Rain Location – University Center First Floor Staircase
  • Clayton State Athletics Hall of Fame
    7:00 p.m.
    Clayton State Athletics Hall
    http://www.claytonstatesports.com/hof.aspx
    Register
  • Southern Crescent Symphony Orchestra
    7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Cost $10
    All alumni are eligible for a 50% discount to any Spivey Hall event using the code ALUMNI50
    More Information

Saturday, February 17, 2018

  • Inaugural Loch Socks 5K Run
    8:30 a.m.
    Parking Lot in front of Spivey Hall
    Registration
    The Loch Socks 5K will provide alumni and friends the opportunity to experience again the beauty of Clayton State's campus. All participants will receive a pair of awesome Clayton State Laker socks. Registration is $25 for the race only, but $35 will get you the race AND Alumni Association membership for one year.
  • Tailgating and Community Event
    11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Parking Lot in front of Spivey Hall
    Register for your spot
    Alumni and friends will be gathering in front of Spivey Hall for a traditional tailgating experience mixed with the additional fun and excitement of food trucks, live music, kids entertainment, and academic department reunions. You can register for your own tailgating spot, but you do not need one to come out and enjoy the fun!
  • Clayton State Lakers Women’s Basketball vs. UNC Pembroke
    3:00 p.m.
    The Loch
  • Clayton State Lakers Men’s Basketball vs. UNC Pembroke
    5:00 p.m.
    The Loch
  • Gil Shaham & Akira Eguchi
    7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
    Spivey Hall
    All alumni are eligible for a 50% discount to any Spivey Hall event using the code ALUMNI50.
    Alumni who have a Clayton State Alumni Association membership can purchase their ticket for $10.
    More Information

Sunday, February 18, 2018

  • Emmanuel Pahud & Alessio Bax
    3:00 p.m.
    Spivey Hall
    All alumni are eligible for a 50% discount to any Spivey Hall event using the code ALUMNI50. Alumni who have a Clayton State Alumni Association membership can purchase their ticket for $10. 
    More Information

Homecoming Court Announcements made during the basketball games

2018 Homecoming Court Elections

Details coming soon!