Homecoming 2023


Homecoming 2023

  • November 11
  • November 18, 2023


  • Saturday, November 11 Day 1
    • 5:00 PM8:00 PM
      Homecoming Basketball Game
      Wolstein Center

      Schedule of Events:

      • 5:00 PM - Doors to the Wolstein Center open
      • 6:00 PM - Cleveland State vs. Ohio University Men's Basketball

      $35 per person and includes:

      • Lower level game ticket
      • Pregame reception hosted by the Alumni Association
      • Seats are adjacent to both the reception and the Cleveland State team bench

      Get tickets here.

    • 7:30 PM9:30 PM
      Avenue Q Performance
      Allen Theatre, Playhouse Square

      AVENUE Q opens CSU’s theatre season with this irreverent puppet musical. Winner of the Tony "Triple Crown" for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, it is part flesh, part felt and packed with heart. 

      Tickets (with codes) here.

      More details here.

  • Sunday, November 12 Day 2
  • Tuesday, November 14 Day 3
    • 11:00 AM1:00 PM
      Faculty/Staff Alumni & Retiree Lunch
      Student Center Ballroom

      Faculty and Staff who Alumni and CSU Retirees are invited back for our annual event to bring everyone together during Homecoming! Please drop in between 11am and 1pm.

      Register here.

    • 4:30 PM7:00 PM
      Graduate Recruitment Networking Event
      Student Center Atrium

      More information here.

      Enjoy an evening of live music, hors d'ouvres and refreshments while you network with CSU faculty, program coordinators, current students and alumni.

      Invest in your academic and professional career by attending the Graduate Networking Social. Prospective graduate students interested in advancing their careers through graduate education at CSU will have the opportunity to connect with faculty, program coordinators, current students and alumni from more than 150 graduate programs across the University. Don’t miss your chance to experience Cleveland State University, home of engaged learning.

      RSVP here.

  • Wednesday, November 15 Day 4
    • 5:30 PM7:30 PM
      Networking Event

      Career Development and Exploration and Alumni Affairs are once again collaborting for a Homecoming networking event with select students and CSU Alumni. This event will feature networking opportunities for students and alumni as well as the chance to hear from CSU staff and community members about how CSU leverages its unique role in the heart of downtown to impact all of Northeast Ohio.

      Invitation only, please contact the Alumni team, alumni@csuohio.edu with questions.

  • Thursday, November 16 Day 5
    • 12:00 PM1:00 PM
      Cornerstone Series: Thomas O’Toole – College of Business

      Topic: How Companies Create a Data Culture

      Speaker: Tom O'Toole
      Associate Dean for Executive Education & Clinical Professor of Marketing
      Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

      Register here.

      Additional information on the Cornerstone Series here.


    • 4:00 PM6:00 PM
      Combined College Open House
      Student Center Ballroom

      Join the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health, the Levin College of Public Affairs and Education, and the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Honors College on Wednesday November 16th from 4pm - 6pm as we welcome back alumni and guests to Cleveland State University.

      Light refreshments will be served and guests will have the opportunity to mingle, meeting current faculty and staff, and hear about all of the exciting new endeavors going on with the colleges. 

      Register here.

    • 5:30 PM7:30 PM
      College of Business Hall of Fame and Open House

      Join us as we induct alumni into our Business Alumni Hall of Fame. View the current Hall of Fame here.

      Register here.

  • Friday, November 17 Day 6
    • 7:00 AM11:00 PM
      Green and White Day

      Wear your green and white gear to show your Viking Pride! Tag us on social media and use #csuhoco23 to join the fun. 

      Instagram: @vikepride

      Facebook: @csuaa

      X: @csu_vikings

      Need some new Vikings gear? Visit the bookstore.

    • 11:00 AM1:00 PM
      Class of 1973 50th Reunion and Fenn College Alumni Luncheon
      Fenn Tower Ballroom

      Calling all Class of 1973 and Fenn College Alumni!

      Join us for a special luncheon to celebrate the 50th reunion for the Class of 1973 and the 100th anniversary of Fenn College's founding. Reconnect with former classmates, reminisce about your days as a CSU student and salute all you’ve accomplished through the years. $20 per attendee.

      Register here.