Monday, October 14 - Saturday, October 19 


Monday, October 14

Homecoming Kick-Off

9:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Tower Lawn/Boccardo Business Complex/Clark Hall, Mobile Cart

The SJSU Alumni Association will kick-off Homecoming week with special treats to get you going! Look for our tents and mobile cart on Monday morning as we distribute rice krispie treats, apples and the schedule of the week's events!


3rd Annual Homecoming Door Decorating Competition 

2:00 P.M.

The door decorating competition is entering its 3rd year and is a great showcase of Spartan pride and campus creativity! Show off your school spirit & commitment to the Spartanpalooza music festival theme. Pizza Party, Trophy, & Bragging Rights are on the line!

3rd Annual Homecoming Door Decorating Competition Application


Tuesday, October 15  

Block Party  

11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

7th Street Plaza 

Let’s kick-off SJSU Homecoming Week right! Come by for free food, music, giveaways, and more! Most importantly, come pick up your free Homecoming 2019 shirt! Go Spartans!


Golf Cart Decorating Party

1:30 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. 

Housing Quad

Participating in the Golf Cart Parade? Come to the Golf Cart Decorating Party!!! Bring your supplies, work on your golf cart and we will have music and snacks to keep the energy going while we prep for our carts for the parade on Wednesday!

This event is ONLY open to golf cart parade participants.


Wednesday, October 16          

Golf Cart Parade

12:30 P.M. - 1:15 P.M.  

7th Street Plaza 

The golf cart parade is entering its 3rd year and is a great showcase of Spartan pride and campus creativity as we have golf carts and walking participants usher in Homecoming Week while parading through campus!  Parade starts at University Housing Quad, down the SRAC path, through Spartan Complex, around Tower Hall and ends at 7th Street Plaza!  

3rd Annual Homecoming Golf Cart Parade Application


Golf Cart Parade After-Party 

1:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Student Union West Patio

Come join your fellow Spartans at the Student Union Patio to welcome the Golf Cart Parade participants to the after party! Enjoy the fun and catchy sounds of Super Soul Bros on the patio, food provided by Spartan Eats, and exclusive Homecoming swag you won't want to miss!


8th Annual Student Services Center Open House

2:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Student Services Center

Celebrate Homecoming with the Student Services Center staff at our 8th annual SSC Open House on October 16 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and learn more about how we serve over 120,000 students and prospective students each year. We'll have prizes, food and fun. 


Thursday, October 17       

13th Annual Fire on the Fountain

4:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.

Tower Lawn

Fire on the Fountain is the hottest Homecoming tradition! Enjoy booths, games, food, inflatable rides and live performances. The evening culminates at 8:00 p.m. with a spectacular fire show and pep rally featuring the football team, cheerleaders and introduction of the 2019 Homecoming Court.   

Performer Form: 

Booth Form:


Alumni Reception

5:30 P.M - 9:00 P.M

Tommie Smith & John Carlos Lawn

Join fellow SJSU Alumni at the Alumni Social at Fire on the Fountain. All Alumni and friends are invited to attend! Your ticket price includes great food, non-alcoholic beverages and a surprise swag item. In addition to the live entertainment, lawn games, and no-host bar, you will have access to Fire on the Fountain activities as well. RSVP today:

Ticket Prices
$10- Alumni Association Member
$15- General Admission
Come Home! We can't wait to see you again.


Spartan Women’s Volleyball vs UNLV

6:00 P.M.

Spartan Gym


Spartan Women’s Soccer vs UNLV  

7:00 P.M.

South Campus


Friday, October 18       

2nd Annual SpARTan Chalk Fest  

10: 00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Student Union West Patio

Celebrate Homecoming in a colorful way at the inaugural SpARTan Chalk Fest!
Individual artists, teams, student orgs and faculty/staff are invited to reserve a chalk space and create a 6'x6' Spartan Pride mural. Artists of all ages and experience levels are welcome!

Program Schedule:
8:00 a.m. Artist Check In Opens
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Open to the Public
Murals must be completed by 2:30 p.m.


Spartan Pride Fun Run

11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.      

Student West Union Patio

Dress in your Blue and Gold best, and join your fellow SJSU athletes for a fun run/walk around the perimeter of campus! Don't forget to join in the activities along the way to show off that Spartan Pride! After the Fun Run, come to the Student Union Patio to enjoy music, games, a photo booth, food, and cool swag while you vote for your favorite artist at this year's SpARTan Chalk Art Festival! 


Saturday, October 19 

Spartan Women’s Volleyball vs the University of New Mexico

2:00 P.M. 

Spartan Gym


Spartan Football vs San Diego State

4:00 P.M. 

CEFCU Stadium


 For questions email getinvolved@sjsu.edu Subject: Homecoming 2019 Questions