Homecoming & Family Day 2017

Show Your Cougar Pride!

Join us as we welcome back Alumni and Friends for Homecoming and Family Day on Friday and Saturday, September 22 and 23. 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. Be part of one of the university’s largest annual gatherings as we celebrate Cougar pride!

Full Schedule

Friday, September 22

Alumni Happy Hour Hangout

  • 5-7 p.m.
  • Deer Park Pub

Alumni Awards Ceremony & Celebration

Saturday, September 23

Alumni vs. Alumni Men’s Soccer Game

  • 10 a.m.
  • Coonan Soccer Field

Check-in for Family Day ticket holders


  • 1:30 p.m.
  • St. Francis Chapel, Trinity Hall

Lawson-Wiedman Native Prairie Plot Dedication

  • 2 p.m.
  • Prairie behind Achatz Hall of Science

Cougar Block Party

  • 2-4 p.m.
  • Behind Trinity Hall

Brookside (Bass Mansion) Self-Guided Tours

  • 2-4 p.m.
  • Brookside

Tailgate Dinner on the Lawn

Homecoming Football Game: Cougars vs. Saint Xavier Univ. (Ill.)

  • 6 p.m.
  • USF Students and Parents/Families only: Game ticket is included in your Family Day ticket.
  • Alumni Only: South End Zone tickets are available at usffootballtickets2017.eventbrite.com.

Be sure to stick around until the end for the post game fireworks!

Coming from out of town? Get a special rate at the Hyatt. Just mention USF when you call to book!