Homecoming 2017

October 2-7

Come back to campus and experience your favorite Homecoming experiences like Fire on the Fountain, Campus MovieFest Finale, and, of course, Spartan Football!


Spartan Football vs. Fresno State

October 7
Kickoff 4:30 p.m.
CEFCU Stadium - Home of the Spartans

Game ticket information

Tailgate Opportunity for Alumni Association Members

Please join us for the Spartan Brigade Fundraiser & Tailgate Event, benefiting student-athlete scholarships, hosted by Scott Rees '92 and Pat Quinn '90. Your ticket to this event includes a catered meal with beer, wine, parking, and a game ticket, all for $40. Tickets are available through TicketMaster and should be purchased in advance.

From 1-4 p.m., you're invited to join in the pre-game festivities on the football practice field directly north of CEFCU Stadium. Kick-off is at 4:30 p.m.



Student Events

Check out these student-oriented activities durning Homecoming Week.

Fire on the Fountain and Alumni Social

Thursday, October 5
4-9 p.m.
Tower Lawn and Sculpture Garden

Rally together at SJSU's hottest tradition! Enjoy booths, games, food, inflatable rides and performances followed by a spectacular fire show and pep rally featuring SJSU Football, SJSU Cheer and introduction of the 2017 Homecoming Court. 

Festival (4-8 p.m.)

Alumni Social (6-8 p.m.)

The Alumni Association is proud to present the Fire on the Fountain Alumni Social located at the Sculpture Garden. Come back to campus and join us for a special celebration that includes food, drink, entertainment, lawn games, and SJSU giveways. All graduation years are welcome to attend. Your registration includes 1 drink ticket, t-shirt, festival wrist band, free food, music and games. Register today!


Student organizations and university departments host fun activities like juggling lessons, cupcake decorating, tattoos, salsa dance lessons and more. 


Enjoy performances from SJSU student organizations, community groups and variety entertainers. 


Drinks, snacks and goodies available to SJSU students.

Fire Show and Pep Rally (8-9 p.m.)

Fire Show

Get your spirit flowing with an explosive performance that celebrates the diversity of SJSU by incorporating fire spinning and breathing with multi-cultural dance techniques and music. 

Pep Rally

Cheer on the SJSU Spartan Football team. There will also be a performance by the cheer team and the crowning of the Homecoming Court.

Humanities Honors Reunion

Friday, 10/6 | 4:30-7:30 p.m. | Student Wellness Center
You are cordially invited to our thirteenth annual Humanities Honors Reunion! There will be canapés and delicacies of all varieties, good conversation, and fantastic entertainment. The featured presenters are Professor Johanna Movassat, Humanities Honors professor of Art History, and a performance by Charley and the River, the Advanced Honors Jazz group.

Latino Alumni Network Scholarship Brunch

Sunday, 10/8 | Silicon Valley Capital Club
You're invited to help support the Latino Alumni Network's scholarship program. The program includes a keynote from Ysabel Duron '70 and a live performance from Grupo Folklorico Luna y Sol!


Enjoy Downtown San Jose

Downtown San Jose

In town for the big game? Enjoy a night on the town at one of SJ Downtown's restaurants. The following establishments that will offer specials for students and alumni wearing blue and gold:

Iguanas: 10% discount with SJSU student ID card, as well as happy hour specials monday - friday from 2-6 p.m. for selected items.
Fourth Street Pizza: Various discounts for students and staff and a special deal on game day!
Sammy G's Pizzeria: 10% off with student/faculty ID and Alumni wearing Spartan Apparel (not combinable with any other specials). 
Flames Eatery & Bar: 15% off for anyone with SJSU apparel.  
More getting added daily .... 





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SJSU Alumni T-Shirts and Gear

Need gear? Check out the Spartan Bookstore and Spartan Athletics' shops.

SJSU Alumni Association members get 10% off merchandise at the Spartan Bookstore. Not a member? Join today!