Homecoming Alumni and Community Events

Homecoming 2022


October 5 - October 16

Homecoming Door Contest: The submission deadline is Thursday, October 13 at noon. Winners will be announced on Friday, October 14.

To Enter
  • Post a photo of your door to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter
  • Use the hashtag #DecktheDoor22
  • Tag Albany State University
  • Best Door in the Community
  • Best Door on Campus
Contest Rules
  • Do not use materials that will damage doors. No nails, tacks, or staples may be put into the doors and all adhesives used must be fully removable.
  • Door handles MUST remain visible and operational. Door decorations may not impede the usage of the office door, compromise ADA compliance, or pose a safety hazard. Decorations must be fire retardant.
  • The Homecoming Door Decorating Committee will not be responsible for loss, theft, or damage of office door decorations.

 HOCO Door Contest

October 6 - October 13

ASUNAA 2nd Homecoming Virtual 5K: Exercising for ASU Excellence


Sunday, October 9

Royal Court Coronation

Location: Billy C. Black Auditorium, East Campus

Time: 2 p.m.

Attire: White or Pastel Garden Chic

Lawn Reception to Follow: J.W. Holley Fine Arts Center Grounds

Monday, October 10

Annual SGA Homecoming Kick Off

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

Time: 5 PM

Attire: ASU Spirit Gear


Tuesday, October 11

Wellness Pick-Me-Up Mocktails

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

Time: 11 AM - 1 PM

*Faculty and Staff Only


Business After Hours

Location: Eula Lovett Hall, East Campus

Time: 5 PM

Sponsors: Albany Area Chamber of Commerce, Convention and Visitors Bureau, ASU Foundation 

Registration Required: www.asurams.edu/ASUBAH 


Homecoming Gospel Explosion - Praise on the Lawn

Location: Lower East Campus Grounds

Time: 7 PM

Wednesday, October 12

Homecoming Street Festival

Location: Downtown Albany – 100 Front Street

Time: 6 PM

Attire: ASU Spirit Gear

Thursday, October 13

National Alumni Association Business Meeting

Location: James Pendergrast Memorial Library, Room 114, East Campus

Time: 2 PM

*ASU Alumni Only 


Alumni Welcome Reception

Location: The Grille House Crystal Room, 105 West Broad Avenue

Time: 6 PM

Registration Required: www.asurams.edu/ASUAlumniWelcome 


Homecoming Pep Rally

Location: Old Holley Hall Pavilion/The Square, East Campus

Time: 8 PM

Friday, October 14

National Alumni Association Golf Tournament

Registration Required: www.asurams.edu/NAAHOCO22 

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

Time: 8 AM

Homecoming Convocation

Location: Jones Brothers HPER Complex, East Campus

Time: 10 AM

Convocation Speaker: Rick Ross

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), West Campus 

Time: 1 PM

Ticket Required: www.asurams.edu/NAAHOCO22


National Alumni Association Fish Fry & 5k Awards Presentation

Location: J Building Parking Lot, West Campus

Time: 7 PM


Saturday, October 15

Albert W. “Smitty” Smith Endowment Scholarship Breakfast

Location: L. Orene Hall Building, East Campus 

Time: 7:30 AM

Ticket Required: www.asurams.edu/AWSBreakfast 


Annual Homecoming Parade

Location: Pine Avenue, Downtown Albany 

Time: 9 AM

Parade Marshals: ASU Class Of 1967


Tailgate Day Party with a Purpose

Location: Old Holley Hall Grounds (Near the Square), East Campus 

Time: 12 PM

Ticket Required: www.asurams.edu/ASUTailgateParty


Homecoming Football Game – ASU vs. Benedict College

Location: ASU Coliseum, East Campus 

Time: 2 PM

Ticket Required: www.asugoldenrams.com 


The Greatest Greek Life Stroll Off and Concert

Location: Jones Brothers HPER Complex, East Campus 

Time: 7 PM

Ticket Required: www.asurams.edu/ASUGreekStrollOff


National Alumni Association Victory Party

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

Time: 8 PM

Ticket Required: www.asurams.edu/NAAHOCO22


Sunday, October 16

Ecumenical Service

Location: Billy C. Black Building Auditorium, East Campus 

Time: 11 AM

Speaker: Sharmagne Goff, Class of 1983