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





Campus MovieFest Finale

October 4
7 p.m.
Morris Dailey Auditorium

Celebrate Spartan creativity at Campus MovieFest Finale. The world's largest student film festival returns for its 11th year at San José State. Each fall, 100+ teams embark to make a five minute movie in one week, with the top 14 showcased at the finale. Over the years, SJSU students have received national recognition for their work at CMF.

Fire on the Fountain and Alumni Social

October 5
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 to 8 p.m.)

Join us on the sculpture garden lawn for refreshments and entertainment. Details coming soon.


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.


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. A list of establishments that will have specials for alumni wearing blue and gold, as well as Spartan decor is coming soon!

Student Events

Check out these student-oriented activities durning Homecoming Week.



Follow the SJSU Alumni Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates!  Tag your pics with #sjsuhomecoming and #upshow to get on the screens at Campus MovieFest Finale, Fire on the Fountain and the Homecoming game!



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!