Events

Virtual Paint Night

October 13, 2021, 7:00 pm

Alumni

Catalyst Art Studio hosts Virtual Paint Night in celebration of Homecoming. Order by Monday, October 4th to ensure your set will arrive on time!

Registration for this event is now closed

Chasing Childhood: A Documentary Screening and Virtual Panel

October 14, 2021, 6:00 pm

Everyone

In today’s childhood, confined by structure, stranger danger, and helicopter parenting, free play has virtually disappeared. Chasing Childhood is a feature documentary that explores the rapidly changing landscape of contemporary childhood and parenting.

Register by Tuesday, October 12th to receive a link to watch the film prior to the panel presentation

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Virtual Bingo

October 14, 2021, 7:00 pm

Alumni

Everyone’s favorite game is back! Grab a seat and get ready to play high stakes BINGO! With over $750 in gift cards to distribute, there will be plenty or prizes to go around.

Free

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Pep Rally Pre-Game

October 14, 2021, 7:00 pm

Students

Get hyped for the pep rally with the Blue Crew at the event before the event! We will have food, drinks, music, games, giveaways, prizes and more! This is surely an event you do not want to miss.

Location: Wintergreen Parking Lot/Jess Dow Field

Pep Rally

October 14, 2021, 9:00 pm

Students

Join us at Jess Dow Field as we get ready for the big game on Saturday! Meet the athletic teams, win prizes, compete in contests and make some noise! In addition, the first 400 students at the pep rally will get the official fan shirt for Saturday's football game. We will see you there!

Drive-In Movie

October 15, 2021, 8:00 pm

Students Alumni Families

We are bringing the drive-in experience to SCSU in grand fashion! Choose from two different movies on two different screens, enjoy popcorn and get lost in the big screen - make the most of your Friday night! Location: Brownell Hall Parking Lot, 114 Farnham Ave, New Haven, CT 06515

Free for current students. $10/vehicle for alumni/families.

Student Registration Alumni / Families Registration

Thank You Breakfast

October 16, 2021, 9:00 am

Alumni

Stop by the Alumni House for continental breakfast as a token of our appreciation for your donor support!

Complimentary for donors

Virtual 5K - Bob Corda Race

October 16, 2021, 9:00 am

Students Alumni Families

Join us for our virtual race! This event will allow you to engage, in real-time, in a safe format. Sign up via our Southern website, walk or run at a place of your choosing the day of the race, input your run stats using RunSignUp ™, and all registrants will receive a medal and a customized Southern mask! All proceeds go to the Corda Scholarship.

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$10

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Southern Family Day

October 16, 2021, 10:00 am

Students Alumni Families

All events between 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Various Campus Locations


Enjoy a fun-filled day with your students! Family Day is a part of our Homecoming festivities where alumni, families and students celebrate the spirit of Southern. This year’s Family Day will feature a Family Day Brunch in Connecticut Hall, a Homecoming “festival,” student performances and a special event.  

If you are a parent of a current student, consider signing up for this slate of fun-filled activities!

Adults (non-students): $20 per person
Children (12 and under): Free
Southern Students: Free

Full Schedule and Registration

Owlfest

October 16, 2021, 11:00 am

Students Families

Join us for a pre-game bash that will feature food trucks, inflatables, carnival games and more! In addition, watch the Homecoming skit performances as they celebrate this year's theme of Homecoming Goes Hollywood. Get ready for the big game in best way possible! We will see you there!

Food is complimentary for students and Family Day registrants; other food available for purchase at the food truck festival at Moore Field House parking lot

Campus Tours

October 16, 2021, 11:00 am

Everyone

Enjoy a tour of the campus and learn about all the latest institutional developments from our student admission guides! Starting Location: Alumni House (131 Farnham Avenue).

No registration required. Parking will be available in campus parking garages.

Virtual Magic Show

October 16, 2021, 11:30 am

Students Alumni Families

Enjoy a full-fledged magic show... FROM A DISTANCE! Nationally renowned magician Matt Roberts provides a combination of impressive visual illusions, comedy, and interactivity, for all-ages! Everyone even learns how to perform a trick! It’s a unique way to make a day special in the current climate and really connect with friends and family for a shared experience!

Free

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Owl Town

October 16, 2021, 12:00 pm

Students Alumni Families

At many colleges and universities, athletics is the one affinity that connects all of us, whether you played a sport, had friends that played sports, or you attended games and rooted for our owls! This year, we are starting a new tradition called 'Owl Town'! Connect with fellow athletic alumni, meet coaches and players from all of our sports teams, as well as our new Athletic Director, Chris Barker!

Beer and wine available for purchase; Valid I.D. required.

Kids Korner & Magic Show

October 16, 2021, 12:00 pm

Students Alumni Families

He wowed the crowds his first time around, and Jon Cap is back to share his gift of magic with everyone! Join us in the Kids Korner for the Magic Show, and be on the lookout as Jon walks around campus performing magic and making balloon characters! Kids Korner will also have arts and crafts available for our younger Owls! -

No Registration Required. Limited Seating. 2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. (Magic Show); 3:15 p.m. - end of game (Balloon Art).

Food Truck Festival

October 16, 2021, 12:00 pm

Students Alumni Families

If you are on campus for the day, then we have to feed you, right?! We'll have local vendors from miles around serving up their specialties - from BBQ to tacos, burgers, cookies, or ice cream...even a vegan option! There's definitely something to satisfy all owl taste buds! Cash and credit/debit cards are accepted. Bring your appetite!

Community Tent

October 16, 2021, 12:00 pm

Alumni

Swing by the big tent for drinks and a place to catch up with friends! Beer and wine available for purchase.

Beer and wine available for purchase; Valid I.D. required.

Campus Tours

October 16, 2021, 1:00 pm

Everyone

Enjoy a tour of the campus and learn about all the latest institutional developments from our student admission guides! Starting Location: Wintergreen Building (1 Wintergreen Avenue)

No registration required. Parking will be available in campus parking garages.

Homecoming Football Game

October 16, 2021, 2:00 pm

Students Alumni Families

Join us at Jess Dow Field as our Fighting Owls take on the Bentley College Falcons! Gates open at 12:00 p.m. Kick-off is at 2:00 p.m.

Free admission to the game

You're a Good Man Charlie Brown

October 16, 2021, 2:00 pm

Students Alumni Families

The SCSU Department of Theatre in collaboration with the Crescent Players brings you this classic, based on The Comic Strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz.

General Admission: $15; Faculty/Staff/Senior: $10; Student: $5

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Women's Soccer vs. St. Michael's College

October 16, 2021, 7:00 pm

Everyone

The action doesn't stop with the football game! Join our Women's Soccer team at Jess Dow Field in the evening as they take on a tough conference opponent in the St. Michael's College Purple Knights!

Virtual Comedy Showcase

October 18, 2021, 7:00 pm

Students Alumni Families

An evening of laughs features a great mix of funny comedians who are ready to make you smile. Join us for a fun, interactive comedy show. Hosted live on Zoom.

Featuring comedians Mandy Kay, Jake Horvis, Ashley Gutermuth.

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