Homecoming & Family Day 2016

Show Your Cougar Pride!

Join us as campus comes alive for Homecoming and Family Day on Friday and Saturday, September 23 and 24. This is an opportunity for USF friends, families, students and alumni to connect, reminisce and create new memories. Enjoy an array of athletic events, socializing and entertainment. Make plans now to attend one of the university’s largest annual gatherings as we celebrate Cougar pride!

Parents and Families of USF Students: please visit usffamilyday2016.eventbrite.com for registration and special instructions.

Full Schedule

Friday, September 23

Alumni Awards and Athletic Hall of Fame Celebration

  • 7 p.m.
  • The Historic Woman’s Club in the Business Center

Registration for this event is required. Please sign up at usfalumniawards2016.eventbrite.com

Saturday, September 24

Alumni vs. Alumni Soccer Game

  • 9 a.m.
  • Coonan Soccer Field

Sign up at usfhomecoming2016.eventbrite.com.

Parent & Family Check-In

  • 10 a.m. – Noon
  • Trinity Dining Hall

USF students and families only.


  • 10 a.m. – Noon
  • Trinity Dining Hall

USF students and families only.

Alumni vs. Alumni Basketball Game

  • 10 a.m.
  • Hutzell Athletic Center

Sign up at usfhomecoming2016.eventbrite.com.

Cougar Tailgate

  • 10 a.m. – Noon
  • USF Alumni House, 3209 Bass Road

Come hang out on the Alumni House lawn and pick up your Homecoming & Family Day T-shirt as you enjoy coffee and treats. The Green Frog will be also be serving up drinks with a cash bar.

Cougar Pep Rally with USF Cheer Team and USF Marching Pride

  • 11 a.m.
  • USF Alumni House, 3209 Bass Road

Homecoming Football Game: Cougars vs. Lindenwood University

  • Noon
  • Bishop D’Arcy Stadium

USF Students and Parents/Families only: Game ticket is included in your Family Day ticket.
Alumni Only: South End Zone tickets available at usfhomecoming2016.eventbrite.com.

Cougar Block Party

  • Immediately Following Game until 6 p.m.
  • USF Alumni House Lawn, 3209 Bass Road

After the football game ends the fun doesn’t have to! Head on over to the Block Party! There will be activities for all ages, including classic carnival games and booths, caricatures, popcorn, bonfire, cash bar and much, much more!

Brookside Self-Guided Tours

  • 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.


  • 4 p.m.
  • St. Francis Chapel, Trinity Hall

This fulfills Catholics’ Sunday Obligation. All faiths are welcome to join.

Men’s Soccer Game vs. Goshen College

  • 7 p.m.
  • Bishop D’Arcy Stadium