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    Homecoming 2023

    February 5-12

Get ready for Homecoming 2023

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

Homecoming Court packets available here

Homecoming Event Schedule

Sunday, February 5

  • 3:00 p.m. - Open House Gospel Explosion
    Location: Harry S. Downs Center Atrium

Monday, February 6

  • 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Meet & Greet with Dr. Georj Lewis
    Location: James M. Baker University Center, First Floor
  • 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Registration Spirit Day
    Location: James M. Baker University Center, First Floor
  • 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. - Orientation Pep Rally
    Location: Athletics Center - The Loch

Tuesday, February 7

  • 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Lunch Break
    Location: Lakeside, Outdoors
  • 7:00 p.m. - Student Choice Awards
    Location:  Student Activities Center

Wednesday, February 8

  • 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Advisement Faculty/Staff vs Students Basketball Game
    Location:  Student Activities Center - Fitness Center
  • 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. - 80s/90s Night Lakers Basketball Games
    Location: Athletics Center - The Loch

Thursday, February 9

  • 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Retro Game Day
    Location: Library - L-216
  • 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. - Block Party
    Location: Laker Hall Pavilion

Friday, February 10

  • 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - Service Project
  • 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Faculty/Staff Greek Day
    Location: James M. Baker University Center, First Floor
  • 7:00 p.m. - Step Show
    Location: Student Activities Center
    Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door and may be purchased through the Greek organizations or online using this link.. Tickets will be printed and available on Monday, January 23.

Saturday, February 11

  • 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Homecoming Tailgate
    Location: Morrow Station
    Alumni VIP Tent access available for active members of the Clayton State Alumni Association. You can become a member today here.
  • 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. - Homecoming Lakers Basketball Games
    Location: Athletics Center - The Loch

Sunday, February 12

  • 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. - Alumni Brunch
    Location: Kingston Grill, 1105 Main St. Suite 701, Forest Park, GA
    Register here. Come celebrate the last day of Homecoming at Kingston Grill, owned and operated by one of our very own Laker alumni. Right down the road from campus in Forest Park, alumni will meet on the covered patio section of this amazing restaurant/bar. No cost but food and drinks will be alumni responsibility. 
  • 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Students All-Day White Party (Brunch)
    Location: Lakeside Dining Hall
  • 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Metropolitan Opera Event
    Location: Spivey Hall