This is your source for information about Oregon State's 2014 Homecoming festivities. Information will be updated as event details are confirmed. Please check back throughout the summer for more.
Monday, October 27 - Thursday, October 30
Fun, student-focused competitions and activities
Tuesday, October 28College of Education
Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Prizes will be awarded. Visit education.oregonstate.edu
on Oct. 1 for details.
Thursday, October 30
Homecoming Lights Parade
You never know what you’ll see in the glow of the Homecoming Lights Parade.
Block Party & Pep Rally
7-9 p.m., 26th Street in front of CH2M Hill Alumni Center and Parker Plaza
The bonfire has been extinguished but that doesn’t mean the sizzle has gone out of Homecoming. DJ and emcee, Doc Titus promises to fire up the crowd with a high-voltage multimedia show. Special guests and messages from OSU will help to fan the flames at this free event.Students, alumni and community members are invited to these free events.
Friday, October 31
The OSU Foundation
offers a full slate of happenings that celebrate the university’s historic transformation and the generous donors who share the vision for its amazing future. These are free and open to the public.
Campus Open House & Tours
Locations and times TBA
Austin Hall Grand Opening
1:30 p.m., College of Business, Austin Hall
OSU’s newest building will feature ten classrooms, a 250-seat auditorium, collaborative team rooms, more than 70 offices, a café and event space.
Campaign Celebration & Reception
LaSells Stewart Center, 4 p.m.
Expect to be wowed as the OSU Foundation celebrates the success and impact of The Campaign for OSU with this energetic showcase.
Other notable events...
“Cultivating a STEM Ready Society”
9:30 -11 a.m.,
Horizon Room in the east wing of the Memorial Union
Lecture by Dr. Martin Storksdieck, director of the Center for Research on Lifelong STEM Learning
Music a la Carte – Macabre Songs
Noon, Memorial Union Main
A vocal recital is planned for this spooky installment of Music’s ongoing series
Saturday, November 1
College & Department Pre-game Events
Additional information and registration links will be posted in the coming weeks.
College of Forestry – Homecoming Tailgate Celebration
Enjoy tailgate fare and a chance to win great prizesCollege of Public Health and Human Services – Beaver Bowl Fun Run & GridIron Chef Contest
Embrace the healthy side of Homecoming with a football-themed fun run and wholesome tailgating recipe competition.
Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics (NERHP) – Alumni & Graduate Student BBQ
Vet Med – Annual Chili Cookoff
OSU Alumni Association Events
Student Affairs Leadership Reunion
Multicultural Tailgater and Reunion
OSUAA Beaver Nation Tailgater at CH2M Hill Alumni Center
OSU vs Cal football game (kickoff TBD)