Homecoming Week 2023

From October 13, 2023 to October 14, 2023

Join us at all the events planned for Homecoming 2023!

To RSVP for any of our events, find out more information, or see a full list of times, locations, and events, visit us online or download the BucNation app and follow the “Buc’s Life” guide.


Wednesday, October 11, 2023

  • Chapel 11:00 a.m. (Lightsey Chapel)
  • Jobs at Bay 12:00 p.m. (Reflection Pond)
  • Cornhole Tournament 4:00 p.m. (Intramural Field)
  • Powder Puff 6:00 p.m. (Intramural Field)
  • Homecoming Court Elections on BucNation

Thursday, October 12, 2023

  • Pep Rally 7:30 p.m. (Lightsey Chapel)
  • Elevate 8:00 p.m. (Lightsey Chapel)

Friday, October 13, 2023

  • Ultimate Trivia Night 5:00 p.m. (Norris Hall 104)
  • Volleyball Game 6:00 p.m. (Buccaneer Field House)
  • Giardinaville 8:00 p.m. (Buccaneer Field)

Saturday, October 14, 2023

  • Buccaneer Color Blast 5k 10:00 a.m. Tickets are $10!
  • Pre-game Tailgating starts at 12:00. Parking is $5 (Cash only).
  • Homecoming Parade 1:00 p.m.


Friday, October 13, 2023

  • Class of 1973 50th Reunion 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership, Room 102- 103): The Alumni Association is excited to host the newest members of the Golden Buccaneer Club! We look forward to hosting you for a trip down memory lane. (Campus Map) – Register today!
  • 8:00 p.m. Giardinaville: Only CSU students and their guests are able to stay all night and receive the Giardinaville T-Shirt! Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Board of Trustees/Board of Visitors, and Parents must leave the stadium at midnight!

Saturday, October 14, 2023

  • 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – All-Alumni Brunch (Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership, Room 102 – 103): The Alumni Association encourages all our alumni to sail home for our inaugural All-Alumni Brunch! This year, we have a special emphasis on classes ending in 3 and 8! For only $7.00 per person (no charge for children ages 0 – 3), you will be able to enjoy a delicious brunch while taking a trip down memory lane with your fellow Buccaneers! Buy tickets here!
  • 12:00 p.m. – Campus Tour: Lead by one of Campus Ambassadors, see how Charleston Southern has grown!
  • 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Annual Alumni Association Meeting (Whitfield Center for Christian Leadership, Room 110): Join us to learn more about the association and the University. We will vote for Alumni Board members and hear from the Alumni Board President and Charleston Southern University’s President.  If you or someone you know would like to be more involved through the board, please follow this link.
  • Pre-game Tailgate (All Buccaneers welcome! Open to all alumni, parents, friends and students): Come by the Alumni Association tent to say hello and update your information. Student and Alumni tailgating groups will set up on the lawn across from the football field.
  • Homecoming Parade 1:00 p.m.
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