Homecoming Community & Alumni Events


Additional information on National Alumni Association Events can be found here. 

October 5 - 12

Albany State National Alumni Association 3rd Virtual Homecoming 5K: Exercising for Excellence

  • Registration: $19.03 PLUS FEES
  • Register here.
  • Awards will be given during the ASU NAA Fish Fry. 
  • Submit your race results for awards here.
  • Submit your pictures using these hashtags: #ASUNAA5K #ASUNAAHC2023

In-Person 5K: Friday, October 13

Location: Intramural Field, West Campus

Time: 7:30 a.m.


Sunday, October 8

Royal Court Coronation

Location: Billy C. Black Auditorium, East Campus

Time: 2 p.m.

Attire: A Diamond and Pearl Affair

Click Here to Watch Live

Monday, October 9

Annual SGA Homecoming Kick-Off

Location: C.W. Grant Student Union Amphitheatre, East Campus

Time: 5 p.m.

Attire: ASU Spirit Gear

Tuesday, October 10

Wellness Pick-Me-Up

Location: Student Center Ballroom, C-266, West Campus

Time: 11 AM - 1 PM

Attire: Business Casual ASU Spirit

Registration Required: Click Here

*Faculty and Staff Only


Community Gospel Fest

Location: Historic Lower East Campus Lawn

Time: 6:30 - 8 PM

Attire: Cool and Casual – Bring Lawn Chairs & Coolers


Thursday, October 12

National Alumni Association Business Meeting

Location: Student Center Ballroom (C-Building, 266), West Campus 

Time: 2-4 PM

Attire: ASU Spirit Gear

*ASU Alumni Only 

Alumni Welcome Reception

Location: L. Orene Hall Building, East Campus

Time: 6 PM

Attire: ASU Spirit Gear

Registration Required: Click Here

*ASU Alumni Only 

Homecoming Pep Rally (Canceled Due To Incelement Weather)


Friday, October 13

Albany State National Alumni Association 3rd Homecoming 5K: Exercising for Excellence

Location: Intramural Field, West Campus

Time: 7:30 a.m.

Registration Required: Click Here

National Alumni Association Golf Tournament

Location: Flint River Municipal Golf Course, 2000 McAdams Street, Albany, GA

Time: 8 AM

Attire: ASU Spirit Golf Gear

Ticket Required: Click Here

Homecoming Convocation

Location: Jones Brothers HPER Complex, East Campus

Time: 10 AM – 12 PM

Convocation Speaker: Mayor Jazzmin Randall Cobble (‘08), City of Stonecrest, Georgia

Attire: ASU Spirit Gear

Vendor Fair

Location: Pedestrian Mall, East Campus

Time: 10 AM

National Alumni Association Homecoming Luncheon

Location: Student Center Ballroom (C-Building, 266), West Campus 

Time: 12:30 PM

Ticket Required: Click here


National Alumni Association Fish Fry

Location: J-Building Parking Lot, West Campus

Time: 6:30 PM

The J-Building Parking Lot will close on Noon on Friday to prepare for the ASUNAA Fish Fry.

Homecoming Street Festival

Location: Downtown Albany – 100 Block of Pine Avenue (Canceled Due To Incelement Weather)


Festival of Laughs Comedy Show (in Partnership with Flint River Entertainment Complex)

Get ready for an uproarious evening of laughter at the highly anticipated Festival of Laughs, coming to Albany Civic Center at 8 p.m. on Oct. 13. The show features a star-studded lineup of renowned comedians, including Sommore, Lavell Crawford, Guy Torry, Tony Roberts and Special K. With their perfect blend of humor and charm, these world-class comedians each bring their own unique comedic style that offers something for everyone. Ticket prices start at $59 plus additional taxes and fees. 

Location: Albany Civic Center

Time: 8 PM

Ticket Required: Click Here

Saturday, October 14

Albert W. “Smitty” Smith Endowment Scholarship Breakfast

Location: L. Orene Hall Building, East Campus 

Time: 7:30 AM

Ticket Required: TBA

Annual Homecoming Parade

Location: Pine Avenue, Downtown Albany 

Time: 9 – 11 AM

Parade Marshals: TBA


Homecoming Football Game – ASU vs. Allen University

Location: ASU Coliseum, East Campus 

Time: 2 PM

Ticket Required: www.asugoldenrams.com 


Sunday, October 15


ASU Clean-Up: Community Service Opportunity

Location: ASU Coliseum, East Campus 

Time: 8 AM