Marshall University proudly extends a warm invitation toward its alumni, family, and friends back to campus for its 2022 Homecoming celebration October 29.

This year’s theme, Fun in the Sun, is a nod to Marshall’s first year in the Sun Belt Conference, and plays up the name of our Homecoming opponent, Coastal Carolina University.

This year’s activities will begin early in the week with the Unity Walk and end with our highly anticipated Homecoming football game against Coastal Carolina on Oct. 29.

Beginning on Monday, Oct. 24, Marshall invites you to “Paint Social Media Green” all week on social media! Share with us photos of you and your family in Marshall gear no matter where you are – at home, at an event, or at the game! Post to the official alumni accounts @MarshallUAlumni and use the hashtags  #HerdHomecoming and #MarshallRises to be featured!

The Homecoming parade will be at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27 with a bonfire and pep rally following on Harless Field at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 28 will feature the “Picnic on the Plaza” on the Memorial Student Center Plaza with free food, live music, and games presented by the MU Alumni Association. This will feature appearances by the Marching Thunder, MU cheerleaders, coaches, and players.

Saturday, Oct. 29 at 8 a.m will be the Homecoming Stampede 5K which features an all new route through campus.  The Marshall Alumni and Family Tailgate will begin three hours before kickoff in the East Lot adjacent to the Indoor Practice Facility. Kick-off time for the homecoming football game vs Coastal Carolina will be at 7 p.m. and nationally televised on the NFL Network.

Campus events are sponsored by the Marshall University Alumni Association, Student Government Association, Office of Student Activities, Office of Intercultural Affairs and others.

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