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Homecoming 2016

Events and Activities

Sunday, October 30

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Monday, October 31

Time TBA, Open Air Theatre Walkway

Kick start this year's Homecoming week by decorating Open Air Theatre walkway! Show off your artistic ability by chalking on the sidewalk and showcasing how much YOU love SDSU!

Tuesday, November 1 - Aztecs Give Back

Aztecs “CAN” Build It
12 p.m. to 2 p.m., South Centennial Walkway (in front of Union)

Support Aztecs Rock Hunger through a fun can food drive on Centennial Walkway. Student teams will bring a set minimum amount of cans to create a can-struction to showcase this year's theme and SDSU pride.

Look for the red bins on campus to donate food to the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank!

Spirit Shirt Swap
Time TBA, South Centennial Walkway

Swap your old shirts for a FREE SDSU Homecoming tshirt! All old clothing will be donated to Embrace of San Diego. Do YOUR part and give back! Limited quantity available.

Wednesday, November 2

Talent Show
Time TBA

Show off your team's talents through this year's Talent Show. Showcase your team, the Homecoming theme and your love for SDSU!

Thursday, November 3

Ultimate Aztec Challenge
Time TBA

Come support your favorite student team as they race to the finish line in a challenging relay race, featuring an inflatable obstacle course, zorbs and more!

Friday, November 4

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

The memories of our SDSU fallen Aztecs will be honored at the 20th 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.

Saturday, November 5

Third Annual Homecoming 5K
9 a.m., Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union, Lee & Goldberg Courtyard

Kick off Homecoming Game Day with a morning run through SDSU campus beside fellow students, alumni, staff, faculty, and friends. Unite with other Aztecs with a morning run through SDSU campus and participate in fun activities directly after the 5K, such as a photo booth, inflatable games, and so much more to get pumped for the BIG GAME!

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

Homecoming Football Game
4 p.m., Qualcomm Stadium

The week culminates in the Homecoming Football game vs. the Hawaii Warriors. Kick-off is set at 4 p.m., with Aztec Village opening at 1:30 in Parking Section C1/D1. 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