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Hybrid Homecoming at Humboldt

Humboldt State Homecoming will be a mix of virtual and in-person events this year, mostly geared toward students, from October 4-8.


The fun kicks off with the grand opening of the new Student Activities Center, HSU’s reimagined student union with new eateries, video games, and a movie lounge. Homecoming Week will feature live music, Virtual Drag Queen Bingo, and more. Events are also open to staff and faculty.

Don’t forget to show your Lumberjack pride all week on Instagram (details here). And help ensure that students can continue on their path to graduation, even during the pandemic, by giving to the Student Adversity Fund.

[Please note events are subject to change. Check the Homecoming website for details and don’t forget to wear a mask whenever indoors, regardless of vaccination status, and outdoors if you cannot maintain a six-foot distance from others.]

Monday, Oct. 4
Homecoming Pep Rally
BBQ lunch, Marching Lumberjacks, games and giveaways, a photobooth, and more
Location: Student Activities Center Quad
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Food Trucks on the Quad
Enjoy food from Razmataz & Los Giles
Location: Quad
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.

Student Activities Center Grand Opening!
Student performances, DJ, Laser Light show, free food.
Performances include: Object Heavy; Cypher General Nac One; Eli Fowler; and plus special guest B1G $UAV at 8:30 p.m.
Location: Student Activities Quad
Time: 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 5
Alternative Transportation Fair
The Sustainability Office is hosting a fair to promote alternative transportation options and resources to the campus community. The event will showcase Humboldt Bike-Share, ZipCar car share, preferential carpooling, electric bus tours, bike repair demos, and more. Demos, displays, giveaways, and sign-ups.
Location: Student Activities Center Quad
Time: noon – 3 p.m.

All-Abilities Organized Group Bike Ride
An all-abilities group bicycle ride along the Arcata Bike Trail to the Marsh and back. No bike? No problem! Show up to get a FREE ride on a bike-share bike. Got your own bike? Show up at 3:30 p.m. to get a FREE bike tune-up before the ride. Hosted by the Office of Sustainability and the Bicycle Learning Center.
Location: Departing and returning to bike-share station at Harry Griffith Hall
Time: 4 – 5 p.m.

Career Pathways Speaker Series: Education Panel
Hosted by Y.E.S. (Youth Educational Services), Academic and Career Advising Center and the Center for Community Based Learning.
Register for the event here.
Location: Virtual
Time: 5 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 6
Virtual Sasquatch Photo Scavenger Hunt
More information on how to win prizes and participate to come!
Location: Community
Time: 8 a.m. – 11:00pm

Music on the Quad
Featuring our Homecoming DJ
Location: Student Activities Center Quad
Time: noon – 1 p.m.

In-Person Comedy Show with Gadiel del Orbe
More details to come.
Location: Student Activities Center Quad (Goodwin Forum or Gym if raining)
Time: 7 – 9 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 7
Clubs Fair
Come out to meet new student groups while listening to a great DJ!
Location: Student Activities Center Quad
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Music on the Quad
More details to come.
Location: Student Activities Center Quad
Time: noon – 1 p.m.

Sustainable Speaker Series: Bill McCibben
Join us for an interdisciplinary speaker series exploring energy, the environment, and society. Bill McKibben will be speaking on “What Can We Still Do?” Read more at the Sustainable Futures Speaker Series website.
Register for the talk here.
Location: TBD
Time: 4 – 6 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 8
Green and Gold Friday’s Instagram Post for a Prize
Make sure to post a photo on your Instagram wearing your Green & Gold and tag #HumboldtState for a chance to win a prize.
Location: Virtual/Instagram
Time: midnight to 11:00 p.m.

Live Music on the Quad – B1G $UAV
B1G $UAV will be performing on the SAC Quad.
Location: Student Activities Center Quad
Time: noon – 1 p.m.

Athletics Hall of Fame Live Stream
Watch the Athletics Hall of Fame program live at
Location: Virtual
Time: TBD

Virtual Drag Queen Bingo
Drag Queen Bingo with Pandora Boxx from Ru Paul’s Drag Race.
Registration info coming soon.
Location: Virtual
Time: 8 – 9:30 p.m.

Friday Night Movie in the SAC
Black Widow
Location: Student Activities Center
Time: TBD