Spartan Pride


Homecoming 2017

Monday, October 2nd - Saturday, October 7th

View a calendar version of events here

Tuesday, October 3rd

Homecoming Block Party
7th St. Plaza
Start off Homecoming Week with free food, games, giveaways along 7th Street Plaza. FREE Homecoming T-Shirt to first 1,000 students! 
Golf Cart Decorating Party
Associated Students (A.S.) Rec Lawn
Student organizations and campus departments participating in Wednesday's Golf Cart Parade will be decorating their golf carts.

Wednesday, October 4th

Golf Cart Parade
Beginning at the AS House ending on 7th St. Plaza
Join us for the the inaugural golf cart parade! The parade will include clubs and organizations, athletes, cheerleaders, and campus departments will be out showing Spartan Pride. **See opportunity to participate in parade below.
Street Eats Truck Feast 
7th St. Plaza
Devour the Dogs at the Homecoming food truck festival with a special hot dog themed menu, brought to you by Street Eats.
Campus MovieFest (CMF) Finale
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. Hosted by SJSU Alumni Services.

Thursday, October 5th

Photo Bus with Homecoming Court Candidates
7th Street Plaza
6th Annual Student Services Center (SSC) Open House
SSC on 9th & San Fernando Street
The Student Services Center (SSC) is celebrating our Spartans by hosting our sixth annual Open House. Come enjoy refreshments, meet the staff and learn more about how the SSC serves over 120,000 students and prospective students each year. Play games to discover the amazing departments that are housed in the SSC and meet Sammy! Prizes, food and fun!
Fire On The Fountain
Tower Lawn
Associated Students continues the homecoming tradition at SJSU with the annual Fire on the Fountain Homecoming celebration. The event begins at 4pm with free food, student organization activities, and performances. The pep rally ignites later at 8pm with fire dancers, athletics, and homecoming royalty.
SAMMY-Look-A-Like Contest! 
SJSU (Various Locations)
Campus Wide Door Decorating
SJSU (Various Locations)

Friday, October 6th

Spartan Men's Soccer vs UNLV
South Campus Soccer Field 

Saturday, October 7th

Spartan Women's Volleyball vs. New Mexico
Spartan Gym
Homecoming Tailgate
South Campus - Soccer Practice Field
Pre-game festivities - food, giveaways, music and much more! Buses available beginning at 1:30pm to shuttle students from Campus Village Quad area to South Campus
Spartan Football vs. Fresno State
CEFCU Stadium


*** Participate in the Golf Cart Parade!

The Homecoming committee is excited to bring on campus the first ever golf cart parade as part of Homecoming Festivities 2017! The parade will be on October 4, 2017 departing from the A.S. House at 11am and ending on 7th Street Plaza around 12pm. 

Below is an application to complete in order to register for the parade:

Homecoming Golf Cart Parade Application

There are two options available, either walk in the parade, or drive a golf cart. If you are interested in driving a golf cart, your orgwill need to decorate it prior to the parade. Please see details in the application. If you wish to walk, your org can make a banner, or dress up to show your school pride. 

We hope to see you at the Parade, either participating or cheering on! Spartans Up!

For additional information, please contact Carole Dowell or Tari Hunter at

Thank you,

Golf Cart Parade Committee


Volunteer Opportunities

In order to provide the best experience for students, we need volunteers for many of the events and programs happening this week! Sign up here!

Please sign up no later than Wednesday, September 27th.
Confirmations of assignments will be sent out via email by Friday, September 29th.
Questions about volunteering? Email Nancy Nguyen at


Social Media:



Questions? Email or