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Start New Traditions at Homecoming

Written by Tina Potterf

November 3, 2022

A royal court, rally and basketball game and a 5K define a week of Homecoming happenings.

Get ready to honor traditions and make new memories at this year’s Homecoming, a week-long—November 7-13—campus-wide celebration packed with a multitude of opportunities to show your Seattle University spirit and pride.

“I’ve had the honor of being a member of the Homecoming Planning Committee for several years and we are thrilled to host all of our events and experiences fully in-person this year,” says De’Andre Jones, ’18, director of Alumni Engagement and Homecoming committee co-chair. “Most of all, we are thrilled to welcome our alumni back to campus and to see our entire SU community come together to cheer on our Men’s Basketball team as we take on Portland State at the Redhawk Center!”

Here’s a rundown of the events celebrating Homecoming Week:

Class Cab
Monday, November 7 | 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Tuesday, November 8 | 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
Lower Mall

A fan of the TV game show Cash Cab? Welcome to Class Cab, where you test your Seattle University knowledge by answering trivia questions—as you are driven to your event location—and you could score a prize. 

Thursday, November 10 | 7–8:30 p.m.
The Quad
RSVP about S'morescoming 

Do you enjoy s'mores and good vibes? Join RedZone for S'morescoming for a hype-hangout with fire pits, s’mores, performances by the drumline and dance team and appearances by clubs, the Homecoming Court and Men’s Basketball team.

Robert Bennedsen Annual Veterans 5K
Friday, November 11 | 9–11 a.m.
Start at Bellarmine Turnaround

Seattle University celebrates our Veterans and Military-connected students at this annual Veterans Day 5K event! Participants are to gather promptly at 9 a.m. at Bellarmine Turnaround Flagpole for check-in and a short welcome ceremony before the race begins. All levels are welcome.

Register for the run.

Homecoming Court Bingo
Saturday, November 12, 7–8:30 p.m.
Campion Ballroom

Join us in Campion Ballroom for a special night of Homecoming Court Bingo, hosted by a well-known drag performer Alexis Michelle. 

Homecoming Mass 
Sunday, November 13 | 11 a.m.
Chapel of St. Ignatius 

Homecoming Rally and Men’s Basketball Game
Sunday, November 13
Rally | 1:30 p.m. | Championship Field
Game | 3 p.m. | Redhawk Center

Come and watch the watch Redhawks Men’s Basketball take on Portland State!

Prior to tipoff, join the SU community for a red, white and black takeover of Championship Field for a Redhawk rally, which will include food and beverages, prizes and giveaways, activities for the family and appearances by SU's drumline, Rudy the Redhawkw, Coach Chris Victor and more. 

Registration is not required for the pre-game rally. Get your tickets today:

Tickets (general public)
Tickets (students)
Tickets (faculty and staff)

Make your plans now for Homecoming Week