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Homecoming

The MSU Alumni Office is excited to announce that we will be celebrating Homecoming 2021, Sept. 27-Oct. 2. We can't wait to celebrate this journey with you, Spartans. 

2021 Schedule of Events


MSU HOMECOMING PARADE

The 2021 Homecoming Parade will take place on Oct. 1. Each year the parade features more than 120 entries — all student groups and community organizations are encouraged to participate and can register to do so by completing the online registration form. For parade details, entry rules and volunteer registration, check out our parade page.

Parade Entry Registration

Unable to make it back to campus for the parade? Watch it from home with family, friends and fellow Spartans! 

Parade Livestream

MSU HOMECOMING COURT

Ten Spartan students have been carefully chosen from a highly qualified group of candidates to serve on the 2021-2022 Homecoming Court. We’re excited to introduce this group to the Spartan community.

Meet the Court

Support MSU programs and projects inspired and chosen by the
2021-22 Homecoming Court.

Support a Spartan Journey


SPARTANS JOURNEY TOGETHER

As Spartans, we journey together. We journey campus by exchanging ideas, extending helping hands and cheering each other on every step of the way. We journey beyond East Lansing to combine our knowledge, skills and passions in pursuit of a brighter world. And when times are the toughest, we know the only way to journey is to journey together. 

2021 Homecoming Theme

GRAND MARSHAL, DR. BARBARA ROSS-LEE

Headshot of Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee

MSU welcomes Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, class of 1973, as this year's Homecoming grand marshal. Ross-Lee was the first African-American female to serve as dean of a U.S. medical school and the first osteopathic physician to hold a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellowship.

Dr. Ross-Lee's Journey 

Details

MSU TREASURES & TRADITIONS BOOK
Your memories and traditions are what makes MSU a special place.

Take a look at "Thy Praises, MSU: Treasures and Traditions of Michigan State University."

MSU Treasures & Traditions Book

 

Homecoming Committee

The Michigan State University Homecoming Committee is made up of members of the East Lansing community and MSU campus partners.

HOMECOMING CHAIR

REGINA CROSS, MSU Alumni Office

HOMECOMING COMMITTEE MEMBERS

  • OLIVIA ANDRE, University Activities Board
  • LURAL BALTIMORE, MSU Black Alumni
  • CASEY BYE, Residential and Hospitality Services
  • JESSA BYE, MSU Alumni Office
  • McANA CRAFT, University Activities Board
  • TAMMYE COLES, Student Life
  • PETER DELONG, MSU Alumni Office
  • DAN DIMAGGIO, MSU Alumni Office
  • NATISHA FOSTER, Residence Education and Housing Services
  • KATHRYN GARDNER, City of East Lansing
  • MARIA GIGGY, MSU Alumni Office
  • MEAGAN HAMILTON-TALLEY, Osteopathic Medicine
  • JODI HANCOCK, Neighborhood Student Success Collaborative
  • ELAINE HARDY, Hannah Community Center
  • KIM HENDERSON, MSU Black Alumni
  • RITA JAHSHAN, MSU Recreational Sports & Fitness Services
  • STEVEN KAATZ, MSU Alumni Office
  • AIMEE KLEVORN, MSU Alumni Office
  • LENA LOEFFLER, The School of Hospitality Business
  • JEANIE MAIDONA, University Activities Board
  • ERIK MAILLARD, Student Life
  • JESSICA MUSSELL, University Advancement
  • ELIZABETH NIGRO, University Activities Board 
  • CAROL NOUD, Auxiliary Resources
  • KATIE ODLE, College of Social Science 
  • THERESA SATTAZAHN, MSU Alumni Office
  • ALLYN SHAW, Student Affairs and Services
  • JEFF SPITZ, East Lansing Police
  • JAMIE TALBERT, Infrastructure Panning and Facilities 
  • MEGAN VANDERVEEN, MSU Athletics
  • KENT WORKMAN, Lyman Briggs College (retired)
  • ANGELA ZELL, Infrastructure Planning and Facilities