Homecoming & Family Weekend, October 12 to 13, 2018

Homecoming Events

Advance registration is now closed.

All events are open and available, first-come, first-served.

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Alumni Events

Alumni Events

Saturday, Sept. 21

Breakfast Tailgate with the Alumni Association
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Bowditch Field

Enjoy a breakfast of champions (donuts and coffee!) with the members of the Alumni Association Board of Directors as they tailgate at Bowditch Field.

FSU Alumni End Zone
Noon to 5 p.m.
Perini Visitor Parking Lot, across from entrance to Bowditch Field

Join FSU alumni, family and friends at the Alumni End Zone steps from the game. Pick up your Homecoming 2019 giveaway, enjoy award-winning BBQ, live music, and family friendly activities. Cash bar.

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Athletics Events

Athletics Events

Friday, Sept. 20

Women's Soccer vs. Fitchburg State
4 p.m.
Maple Field

Saturday, Sept. 21

Football vs. Westfield State
12 p.m.
Bowditch Field

Field Hockey vs. Castleton
4 p.m.
Maple Field

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Student Events

Student Events

Friday, Sept. 20

Friends & Family Fest
Maynard Parking Lot
4-7 p.m.
Kick off Homecoming & Family Weekend with carnival games, fun rides, and tasty food trucks. Pre-paid food truck menu for FSU students, all are welcome to attend and enjoy the carnival. In case of inclement weather, Friends & Family Fest moves indoors with spirit-themed giveaways, activities, and treats!

Sunset Salsa
Dwight Performing Arts Center (DPAC)
7-9 p.m.
Grammy Award winning timbalero, Eguie Castrillo and his 11-piece salsa band promise an electrifying outdoor performance that has entertained audiences from around the globe.

Moonlight Breakfast
McCarthy Center Dining Commons
9-11 p.m.
Join us for our always tasty Homecoming and Family Weekend tradition - The Moonlight Breakfast! FSU Students, guests & Alumni Free.

Questions?

Contact Us at:
508-626-4615 (Students and Families)
508-626-4012 (Alumni)

Friday, September 20, 2019

3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Friends & Family Fest
Maynard Parking Lot
Kick off Homecoming & Family Weekend with carnival games, fun rides, and tasty food trucks. Pre-paid food truck menu for FSU students, all are welcome to attend and enjoy the carnival. In case of inclement weather, Friends & Family Fest moves indoors with spirit-themed giveaways, activities, and treats!
4:00 p.m.
Women's Soccer vs. Fitchburg State
Maple Field
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunset Salsa
Dwight Performing Arts Center (DPAC)
Grammy Award winning timbalero, Eguie Castrillo and his 11-piece salsa band promise an electrifying outdoor performance that has entertained audiences from around the globe. Co-sponsored by Arts and Ideas
9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Moonlight Breakfast
McCarthy Center Dining Commons
Join us for our always tasty Homecoming and Family Weekend tradition - The Moonlight Breakfast! FSU Students, guests & Alumni Free.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Breakfast Tailgate with the Alumni Association
Bowditch Field, Framingham
Enjoy a breakfast of champions (doughnuts & coffee!) with the Alumni Association Board of Directors at this annual tailgate!
10:30 a.m. - noon
Registration Required
fRAMily Breakfast
McCarthy Center Dining Commons
Come enjoy brunch with your student, meet members of the FSU executive team, and connect with New Student and Family Programs. FSU Students use meal plan/Guests $5.00 in advance/Regular price at door.
Noon
Football vs. Westfield State
Bowditch Field
Noon - 3:00 p.m.
Alumni End Zone
Perini Visitor Parking Lot, Across from Entrance to Bowditch Field
Join FSU alumni, family and friends at the Alumni End Zone steps from the game at Bowditch Field. Pick up your Homecoming 2019 giveaway, enjoy award winning BBQ and fRAMily fun!
4:00 p.m.
Field Hockey vs. Castleton
Maple Field
4:00 p.m.
Alumni of Color Network Event
The Danforth at Framingham State University, 14 Vernon Street

Join fellow alumni for an exclusive presentation of the Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller Special Collection and to recognize the 2019 recipient of the Alumni Achievement Award for Inclusive Excellence.

Museum Director Debra Petke shares an inside look at American sculptor, Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller, known for her groundbreaking depictions of the African and African-American experience.

Reception to follow.

Registration requested: https://fsuaoc.eventbrite.com

New for 2019: Community Connections, 3:00 - 9:00 p.m.

This year, we've arranged special interest programming for the FSU community! Choose events from among one of the themes (brewing, improv, storytelling) and join us for these fun workshops and events!

3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Advanced Registration Recommended
Community Connection: Ram Pride is Brewing Reception and Social
Jack's Abby - Springdale (100 Clinton Street in Framingham)
Connect with our community at the local brewery, Jack's Abby - Springdale Light appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages provided in the Way Back Room, cash bar available for 21+. $10/person by 9/18 , $15/person at door (check or cash only)
3:30 p.m.
Brewery Tour
Jack's Abby - Springdale
Free brewery tours for registered guests available from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis, starting at 3:30 p.m. Last tour 4 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Registration Required
Community Connection: Improv for the fRAMily
Forum, McCarty Center
FSU students and families are invited to this 60 minute workshop led by FSU's own Assistant Dean of Admissions and improv artist, John Chenier.
Free Admission/Limited Spaces.
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration Required
Community Connection: Here's a Story
Alumni Room, McCarthy Center
English professor, and hobbiest storyteller, Lisa Eck will coach participants on various strategies for good storytelling including opening lines, and "button hole" endings, metaphors you can trust, and easy ways to make "magic-carpet transitions" mid-story. Free Admission/Limited Spaces
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Advanced Registration Recommended
Black & Gold Orientation Leader Reunion
Jack's Abby - Springdale
Reconnect with your orientation team from your time on State Street. $10/person by 9/18 , $15/person at door (check or cash only)
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Suit Jacket Posse Presents: Homecoming Improv
Forum, McCarthy Center
FSU's own improv troupe is ready to take the stage, where anything is possible. Your participation is encouraged and laughing is mandatory. Free Admission
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Advanced Registration Recommended
Of Family and Travel Tales: An Evening of Storytelling
Heineman Ecumenical Center
Inspired by NPR's Moth Radio Hour, the India J-Term student cohort hosts their second annual evening of storytelling. This fundraiser captures FSU faculty, staff, and students retelling stories of (mis)adventure, humor, and human connections. Suggested donation $10
Framingham State University maintains a no-refund policy. All events are fully accessible. If you require a special accommodation, please contact the University so that we may properly address your request. Additionally, if you have dietary restrictions, please let us know no less than 3 days before the event. For health and safety, please do not bring pets to campus events