Save the Date: Oct. 24-26

We are beyond excited to welcome alumni and Rams fans back to campus for Homecoming and Family Weekend 2024! Mark your calendars for Oct. 24-26, and bookmark this page for more information as it becomes available. In the meantime, start planning your weekend with a stay at one of our hotel partners, complete with an alumni discount!

Schedule at a Glance

Below is a snapshot of the weekend’s cornerstone events. Please click the Events tab above for details and a full schedule.

Distinguished Alumni Awards
Thursday, Oct. 24
Celebrate the alumni that represent the very best of the values we hold dear – extraordinary achievement, selfless public service, and a lifelong commitment to Ram Pride.

50 Year Club Luncheon
Friday, Oct. 25
Celebrate the 90th Anniversary of the 50 Year Club as we induct the Class of 1974 and honor our Public Service and Career Achievement Award winners.

Festival on the Oval
Friday, Oct. 25
Come one, come all to the biggest party on the block! Festival on the Oval features a beer garden, bounce houses, lawn games, and interactive booths from more than 70 areas on campus and around the community.

CSU Alumni Association Member BBQ
Friday, Oct. 25
Exclusive member access to the best seat in the house for Friday Night Lights, performances by the CSU Marching Band and Poms teams, beer garden, BBQ, and more.

Friday Night Lights (Bonfire, Fireworks, Lighting of the A)
Friday, Oct. 25
Get your pep on at the Friday Night Lights festivities – enjoy one of Homecoming’s most iconic traditions in the bonfire and fireworks displays, hear from CSU Athletics and jam with the DJ during the pre-game pep rally.

Game Day

Ram Walk Tailgate 
Saturday, Oct. 26, four hours prior to kickoff
Tailgate with fellow Rams fans during the Coors Light Ram Walk Tailgate and inside the Iris & Michael Smith Alumni Center – where you’ll find food and drink for purchase, photos with CAM, green and gold community and more.

Colorado State vs. New Mexico
Saturday, Oct. 26
Kickoff TBD

2024 Homecoming & Family Weekend Sponsors

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