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Homecoming Week Event Schedule - Feb. 9-14 - ONE BIG WEEK!

Homecoming 2015 is a week filled with on campus fun for students that culminates in a Saturday full of great activities for anyone who calls SU home--students, alumni, parents, friends of Simpson, faculty and staff. You don't want to miss any of it! Be sure to come back to this webpage during the week to see pictures and recaps!

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Campus Wide Spirit Week Events

Mon-Fri Theme Days

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Wish I
Were… Day
Spirit Day
  • ‘Merica Monday - Dress up in your USA patriotic best!
  • Twining Tuesday - Dress up as twins with your BFF!
  • Wish I Were… Day - Dress up in who (or what) you wish you were!
  • Throwback Thursday - Dress up in your fav decade. Groovy!
  • Spirit Friday - Dress up in your favorite SU swag and colors. Go Red Hawks!

The Alumni Relations Office will award a daily winner from all of those who show their school spirit by dressing the part on themed spirit week dress up days. The departments that have the most and/or best dressed winners will be awarded spirit points towards the big party prize at the end of the week.

If you are local alumni and want to check out the fun happening during the week on campus, we would love for you to stop by and join in the festivities!


  SU student leadership teams are going above and beyond to create a spirit week for students packed full of themed dress up days, fun activities including GYFAD--Get Your Friend A Date. GYFAD is from 7-10 p.m.

Mon-TuesStaff and Faculty Door Decorating Contest

  Staff and faculty will be decorating doors of classrooms in the Owen Center and offices in the Heritage Student Life Center. Departments will compete for spirit points, and first and second prize will be announced on Saturday. Winning departments will be given a party (pizza, ice-cream, pie, etc.) of their choosing. Judging will begin Tuesday.

Tues-ThursPowder Puff Tournament

  There will be a Powder Puff Basketball Tournament with games during Homecoming Week. The championship finals will be Thursday, Feb. 12. So ladies, get some teammates together and recruit some guys to cheer you on. Watch for sign-ups in the Caf. Even if you are not planning to play, definitely mark your calendars to cheer on your favorite teams.


  • Tuesday, Feb. 10 - Freshmen vs. Sophomores @ 10 p.m. in the gym
  • Wednesday, Feb. 11 - Juniors vs. Seniors @ 10 p.m. in the gym
  • Thursday, Feb. 12 - FINALS @ 10 p.m. in the gym

Friday Who Done It? – Clue Mystery Challenge

  Who has taken Red? Campus wide mystery challenge. This event starts at 7 p.m.

Friday Bonfire

  Join in at the firepit following CLUE. S’mores and game winners announced.This event starts at 9 p.m.


Friday, Feb. 13

All Day Grandparent Day

  Grandparents will be spending the day with their students, enjoying activities planned specifically for them.

Register Today

All Day Classroom Visits

  Do you have a favorite professor? Perhaps you can make a visit to his or her class! We will have a list available of classes which are open to our guests.

10:20am Alumni Chapel

  Join us for an Alumni Chapel with guest speakers Tim and Echo Kayser and guest worship leader Jenna Bachman. Chapel starts at 10:20 a.m.

1:30pmCampus Tour

  Come check out our new Science and Nursing Building.


Saturday, Feb. 14

10am-2pm Knock Your Socks Off 5k Color Splash Run

  Stuff those toesies into your craziest socks and come out for wacky color splash run.

Register for the Color Run

3-6pm Tailgate Party

  Food Truck court (stop by check-in booth to get your food court discount coupons and free entrance to the games), carnival booths, dunk tank, jump houses, climbing wall, photo booth, prizes & a ton more! This event runs from 3-6 p.m. in the Heritage Student Life Center parking lot.

Celebrating 25 years of ASPIRE (Adult Degree Completion) with special reunion during Tailgate Party.
Prizes and gifts and family fun!

5pm & 7pm Women's and Men's Basketball vs. Menlo


Free admittance to all games with purchase of Tailgate tickets.

As always, SU students will get in free of charge with a valid student ID.

Click here to see the women's basketball team's roster and schedule.

Click here to view the men's basketball team's roster and schedule.

Click on the link below at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. PST to see these game.

8:15pm Halftime Activities


Crowning of Homecoming King and Queen
Join us for a chance to win an i-Pad Mini-3 and $10,000 cash!
Raffle for Free Throw Contest and a chance to win one of two grand prizes!
Announcement of Staff and Faculty Decorating Contest Winner

9pm Club Hawk After Party

  DJ, black light dancing, food and games in the Caf following the game.