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Homecoming 2018

Events and Activities

Monday, October 15

Chalking & Banner Making
Cal Coast Open Air Theatre Walkway, 12 -2 p.m.

Showoff your SDSU Pride and artistic ability by chalking the sidewalk and creating a felt banner to support our team this homecoming week!

Tuesday, October 16 

Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union Courtyard, 12 - 2 p.m.

Give your engineering skills a go at the Can Build competition. Bring canned food and a team and create your own can-struction. The can-masterpiece will center around this year’s theme and SDSU pride.

T-shirt Swap
Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union Courtyard, 12 - 2 p.m.

Trade in your lightly used tee shirts for a new and FREE Homecoming t-shirt, while supplies last. All traded in t-shirts will be donated to Embrace San Diego, a local non-profit organization.

One SDSU – Aztecs Past, Present, and Future
Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union · Templo Mayor, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

The theme of the night is entrepreneurship. Come hear from past and current students have worked to develop a personal brand and business. Learn how they got their start at SDSU and what their experiences have been thus far. 

Wednesday, October 17

Homecoming Talent Show
Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union Courtyard, 7 - 9 p.m.

SDSU definitely has talent, so come and check it out! We challenge you to incorporate the Homecoming theme and SDSU pride into your performance at the talent show.

Thursday, October 18

Homecoming Pep Rally
Farmers Market, 12 - 1 p.m.

SDSU Trivia
Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union Courtyard, 5pm-7pm

Think you know everything there is to know about State? Bring your team for a fun-filled, SDSU themed trivia night! There will be prizes and food.

Friday, October 19

War Memorial Wreath-Laying Ceremony
War Memorial at Aztec Green, 9:30 a.m.

The memories of our SDSU fallen Aztecs will be honored at the 22nd Annual War Memorial wreath-laying ceremony on the Aztec Green. Pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice during our nation’s military conflicts.

NPHC Homecoming Yard Show
Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union Steps, 6:30 p.m. 

Come enjoy this thrilling yard show that commemorates the history of stepping in the Greek community

Women’s Soccer

SDSU Sports Deck, 7 p.m.

Come watch the Aztecs take on Colorado College! For more information, visit

Saturday, October 20

Homecoming Fun Run
Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union Courtyard, 9 - 11 a.m., Check-in begins at 8 a.m.

Run alongside students, alumni, faculty and staff as you start and end at the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union. Following the run, enjoy free food, a photo booth, giveaways and more!

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SDSU Homecoming Brunch
Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center, 9 - 11 a.m.

Private event to honor the SDSU Homecoming Court. For inquiries, please contact

The Great Alumni Tailgate
5 - 7 p.m., Wells Fargo Aztec Village

All alumni are invited to celebrate Homecoming with SDSU Alumni! Tickets are $25 per person until October 14, $30 afterwards, and include a one-time-through buffet and hosted beverages. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Homecoming Football Game

7:30 p.m., SDCCU Stadium

The week culminates in the Homecoming Football game vs. the San Jose State Spartans. The game is set for 7:30 p.m. Aztecs are also invited to help welcome the team to the stadium for the traditional Warrior Walk between parking section E and F as the echo from Aztec drums signal the team’s arrival. For ticket information, visit the Tickets and Travel page.

Students in front of chalk art
Students build design out of cans
Ultimate Aztec Challenge 2015
Students inside of zorb balls
SDSU War Memorial