Homecoming and Family Week 2018

September 24–29, 2018

Homecoming 2018 is a special time for our alumni to visit their alma mater, and everyone who returns to campus is invited to tour the newly-opened Jacqueline Vito LoRusso Alumni and Visitor Center. It’s also the perfect time to relive the excitement of being on campus and see all of the changes at Buffalo State.

Join the Buffalo State Alumni Association for Homecoming September 24-29, 2018.

Homecoming 2018 Highlights:

  • Homecoming Alumni Concert (7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 25): The Music Department alumni will host a concert of performances from Buffalo State alumni singers and instrumentalists during Homecoming in Ciminelli Recital Hall. Alumni and guests are invited to a free wine and cheese reception after the performance in the Ciminelli Recital Hall Lobby. Advanced registration is encouraged for alumni to attend.
  • Alumni Center Grand Opening and Ribbon-Cutting (5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 27): Graduates and friends of Buffalo State are invited to join President Katherine Conway-Turner for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Jacqueline Vito Alumni and Visitor Center.
  • Homecoming Parade and Post-Parade Party (4:30 to 6:00 p.m. Friday, September 28): Homecoming Weekend officially starts at Buffalo State’s annual parade through the Elmwood Village. Alumni and students are invited to a free party in the Student Union Quad after the Friday afternoon parade, where we will have game and serve food and beverages. Advanced registration for alumni is required to attend. 
  • Tailgate and Football Game (11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 29): Cheer on the Buffalo State Football team as they take on Hartwick at Coyer Field. Alumni and guests who register through the Alumni Association will receive a $5 meal voucher and a ticket to the game. Advanced registration is required for alumni to attend and receive a meal voucher and game ticket. 
  • Class of 1968 Reunion (6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturday, September 29): Our annual reunion for the Buffalo State class celebrating their landmark 50th year since graduation. This dinner and reception will be held on Saturday, September 29 at the new Alumni and Visitor Center. 
  • Network Reunions (all week): Various alumni affinities, academic departments, and sports teams have reunions during Homecoming.

If you have any questions about Homecoming or would like to plan an event for an alumni affinity during Homecoming, contact the Alumni Engagement Office at (716) 878-6001.