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    Homecoming 2022

    February 7 - 12

Get ready for Homecoming 2022

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 Parade Info and Registration is available here.

Homecoming Event Schedule

Homecoming Schedule-at-a-Glance

Volunteer for Homecoming!

Monday, February 7

  • 11:00 a.m. - Homecoming Kickoff Cookout
    Location: University Center Plaza
    Students, faculty, and staff are invited to come out for a BBQ cookout, a celebration of our Laker basketball teams, and learn more about all the events taking place the rest of the week.
  • 5:30 p.m. - Women's Basketball vs. USC Aiken
    Location: The Loch and Mason Barfield Court
    Please join Laker Nation for a rally and march to the game at 5:00 p.m. outside of The Loch.  Wear your blue and orange and let's get LOUD!
    Tickets are available at the door. More information on tickets, including prices, can be found here.
  • 6:00 p.m. - Alumni VIP Admissions Info Session
    Location: Virtual, link to attend will be available soon
    Are you an alumnus/a of Clayton State with a child, grandchild, or other relative looking at colleges? Or are you looking at going back to school for another degree? Don't miss out on this VIP opportunity the learn more about the admissions process from the Clayton State Office of Admissions. This event is only open to alumni of Clayton State University so get all your questions answered!
    Register here
  • 7:30 p.m. - Men's Basketball vs. USC Aiken
    Location: The Loch and Mason Barfield Court
    Tickets are available at the door. More information on tickets, including prices, can be found here.

Tuesday, February 8

  • 11:00 a.m. – Rep Your Class "Day Party"
    Calling all freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors to come out and rep your class!  Wear the assigned color to represent your class: Freshmen (White), Sophomores (Black), Juniors (Blue), Seniors (Orange) and come out and party with DJ Mayo.
  • 11:30 a.m. - Alumni Faculty/Staff Luncheon
    Location: Grassy area between University Center and Swan Lake
    This event is open only to those alumni who are currently members of the faculty or staff of Clayton State University.
  • 7:00 p.m. - Student Choice Awards & Homecoming Royalty Coronation
    Location: Student Activities Center
    The 2022 Student Choice Awards and Homecoming Court winners will be announced, followed by an evening of dancing to the sounds of DJ Mayo. Tickets are available now in the Student Activities Center.

Wednesday, February 9

  • 12:00 p.m. - Endangered, Part II: Black Women in Higher Education
    Location: Virtual, click here to join this event
    This event is co-hosted by the Alumni Association and Future Alumni Network (F.A.N.). Moderators will be Oscar Hopkins '15 and student Gabriel Jackson '25. Panelists will include:
    • Dr. Lisa Conley '02, Asst. Director of Career Development at Oglethorpe University and President of the Clayton State Alumni Association
    • Dr. Angelita Howard '00, Asst. Dean for Online Education and Extended Programs at Morehouse School of Medicine
    • Kimberly Spear '22, Current MBA Student and Major Gifts Officer at Clayton State University
    • Dr. Tameka Womack, Graduate Programs Director for Clayton State University College of Business
  • 5:00 p.m. - Laker Women's & Men's Basketball Watch Parties
    Location:  Student Activities Center
    Laker Nation is invited to come out and watch our Clayton State Lakers take on UNG in a double header. Popcorn, drinks, and prizes will be provided.

Thursday, February 10

  • 11:00 a.m. - Laker Spirit Day Celebration
    Location:  Lakeside Dining Hall Commons
    Join Laker Nation for Fried Chicken Thursday "Homecoming Edition" equipped with music and Laker prizes! Wear your Student Organization, Greek letters, or Clayton State gear.
  • 1:30 p.m. - City of Morrow Water Tower Reveal Celebration
    Location: Corner of Shirley Dr. and S. Lee St. in Morrow
    Come out and celebrate the official reveal of the new City of Morrow water featuring Clayton State University. This will be a transformative moment of the relations between the city and our university.
  • 7:00 p.m. - Fraternity & Sorority Council Step Show
    Location: Student Activities Center
    Tickets can be purchased from the Student Activities Center or any member of the Fraternity and Sorority Council.  $5 in advance/$10 at the door.

Friday, February 11

Saturday, February 12

  • 10:00 a.m. - Homecoming Parade
    Participant Info and Registration is available here
  • 11:00 a.m. - Homecoming Day Tailgate
    Location: Morrow Station, across Clayton State Blvd. from Laker Village
    Reserve your tailgate space here
  • 3:00 p.m. - Women's Basketball vs. Columbus State
    Location: The Loch and Mason Barfield Court
    Tickets are available at the door. More information on tickets, including prices, can be found here.
  • 5:00 p.m. - Men's Basketball vs. Columbus State
    Location: The Loch and Mason Barfield Court
    Tickets are available at the door. More information on tickets, including prices, can be found here.