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2022 Homecoming and Family Weekend

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2022 Homecoming and Pack Family Weekend September 30 - October 2

Join us for Homecoming and Pack Family Weekend September 30 - October 2!

Homecoming is a time for alumni, students, and families to come together and celebrate the CSU Pueblo Community!

Pack Family Weekend is an annual celebration for families to visit their students and get an upclose look at our campus. 

The event kicks off the afternoon of Friday, September 30th with an Opening Ceremony. Activities, programs, tours, and events continue throughout the weekend. The weekend culminates with the Saturday, October 1st Pack Family Weekend tailgate before the CSU Pueblo football game against Fort Lewis. Event concludes on Sunday, October 2nd, with the 2022 Alumni & Young President's Club Brunch and Distinguished Young Alumni Awards.

The Homecoming and Family Weekend event experience presents an invaluable opportunity to form lifelong memories with your student, the Pack family, and alumni.

Alumni! Whether you graduated from Pueblo Junior College, Southern Colorado State College, the University of Southern Colorado, or Colorado State University Pueblo, we’re proud to have you a part of the Pack. We are excited to team up with Athletics and Student Affairs to welcome you all to 2022 Homecoming and Family Weekend!

All alumni will get discounted tickets for weekend events including Welcome Kick-Off with VIP Alumni Section, Friday Night Bonfire, Alumni Tailgate, and Octoberfest. *Tickets to CSU Pueblo Football Game and Distinguished Young Alumni Awards sold separately. 

*PURCHASE 2022 Homecoming and Pack Family Weekend TICKETS HERE!

**PURCHASE 2022 Homecoming FOOTBALL GAME TICKETS HERE!

***Alumni & Young President's Club Brunch ticket purchase links bottom of page

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 30, 2022

Pack Family Welcome Lounge: 3 pm-9 pm
Location: Pack Patio
Make the Welcome Lounge your first stop upon arriving at CSU Pueblo. Check-in with us to receive your Pack Family Weekend name badge, which you'll need to get access to all the weekend's terrific events. You will also receive a CSU Pueblo Family Weekend program, with session locations and details, plus a surprise gift. Staff will be on hand at the Welcome Lounge to answer questions and offer guidance on the weekend’s activities. Stop by anytime to ask questions or reconnect throughout the day. Relax in the shade, enjoy light refreshments, meet up with your student. Pose with family members at our photo booth.

Campus and Community Resource Fair: 3 pm-5 pm
Location: Patio Walkways  
Get information from various CSU Pueblo departments and Pueblo community organizations. Learn about the many resources available to CSU Pueblo students. This event brings together all areas of campus and community in one place to make it convenient for students and families to get acquainted with opportunities, services, and benefits they can access.

Pack Family Weekend Opening Ceremony: 5 pm-5:30 pm
Location: Pack Patio
It all begins here at our kick-off ceremony! The CSU Pueblo Family Weekend Opening Ceremony is a fun time! Featuring welcome remarks from senior administrators at CSU Pueblo. Celebrate the hard work that got your student here today! **Including the Alumni VIP section

Welcome Kick Off: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Location: Pack Patio
Join us at our Welcome Reception. Mix and mingle with fellow Pack families to share experiences, make new friends, and plan tomorrow’s activities! Take some time out from socializing to enjoy student performances and snack on tasty appetizers and refreshments.**Including the Alumni VIP section

CSU Pueblo Sign Dedication: 6:15 pm-7 pm

Pup Zone: 3 pm-7 pm
Location: Pack Patio
Children-friendly area as we welcome our “Future Thunder Wolves”! Have fun making slime and decorating “Future Thunder Wolves” tote bags. For two hours or while supplies last, the SEAL office will host a cookie-making station!! We look forward to seeing you!**Alumni Families Welcome

S-Camp: 3 pm-7 pm
Location: Pack Patio
Siblings can spend time with CSU Pueblo students with games of corn hole, and have fun decorating “Future CSU Pueblo Alumni” T-shirts. For two hours or while supplies last, the SEAL office will host an ice cream bar!!

Campus Tours: 7 pm -8 pm
Location: Pack Patio
Stroll through our amazing campus with current SEAL tour guides who share their stories while presenting the history and the traditions that make CSU Pueblo. Get a glimpse of daily life as a student while visiting key buildings such as the campus library and the Occhiatto Student Center. **Have you not been back on campus lately? All alumni are welcome to join in on the campus tour. 

Associated Students’ Government Bonfire: 8 pm- 10 pm
Location: Near sand volleyball courts and baseball fields
Join us for our annual pep rally and watch the bonfire that represents our burning desire to beat our opponent!! This is a Pack tradition you do not want to miss! Enjoy amazing performances from CSU Pueblo Cheer team, Dance team, and Marching Band! PACK ON! **Alumni encouraged to join current students for this throwback pep rally!

Saturday, October 1, 2022

Pack Family Welcome Lounge: 9 am-11 pm
Location: Stadium
Make the Welcome Lounge your first stop upon arriving at CSU Pueblo. Check-in with us to receive your Pack Family Weekend name badge, which you'll need to get access to all the weekend's terrific events. You will also receive a CSU Pueblo Family Weekend program, with session locations and details, plus a surprise gift. Staff will be on hand at the Welcome Lounge to answer questions and offer guidance on the weekend’s activities. Stop by anytime to ask questions or reconnect throughout the day. Relax in the shade, enjoy a continental breakfast, and meet up with your student. Pose with family members at our photo booth.

CSU Pueblo Fine Art Gallery: 10 am-1:30 pm
Location: lower lobby of Hoag Hall in the Capps Capozzolo Academic Center for the Arts.
The CSU Pueblo Fine Art Gallery is a large public learning facility committed to exhibiting works of art that hold high educational value and cultural significance. Each year, six to eight exhibitions are mounted in the gallery. There are annual international exhibitions and panel discussions by scholars and noted historians. **Alumni welcome!

Pup Zone: 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Location: Stadium Parking Lot
Children-friendly area as we welcome our “Future Thunder Wolves”! Have fun on the bounce houses and at the arts and crafts table. **Alumni Families Welcome

S-Camp: 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Location: Stadium Parking Lot
Siblings can spend time with CSU Pueblo students with games of corn hole, and jumbo Jenga, and challenge each other on the inflatable joust! 

Pack Family Tailgate: 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Location: Stadium Parking Lot
Take part in the ThunderWolves football experience at Pack Family Weekend Tailgate. This family-friendly event includes Prize Wheel for Give aways, CSU Pueblo radio, DJ (MUSIC), balloons, family-friendly event features entertainment, photo booths, games and activities, inflatable, an all-you-can-eat buffet, soft drinks, and alcoholic drinks. 

Alumni Hospitality Tailgate: 12pm-2pm
Location: Above Warrior Center
Athletics and Alumni hospitality buffet is an all you can eat and drink buffet (including beer) at a great price! The hospitality buffet is located above the Warrior Center and will start 2 hours before the game starts and ends at kickoff. A separate ticket is needed for this event.

Oktoberfest : 6 pm-8 pm
Location: The Patio 
Celebrate this 200 year old tradition with food, music, and German beer provided Da Brix! 

CSUP Homecoming Band

8:00a-11:00a Observe Marching Band Rehearsal at Stadium

11:00a-11:15p Move to Music Building

11:15-12:00 Lunch Break

12:00p-12:45p Music Rehearsal with Marching Band

12:45p-1:00p Break and line up

1:00p March to Stadium and Tailgate performances

1:40p Alumni Move to Stands on Northeast corner of stadium for pep band performances

2:00p Kick-Off

5:00p Estimated end of game

Don't forget to register here so we know to expect you!

Sunday, October 2, 2022

2022 Alumni & Young President's Club Brunch and Distinguished Young Alumni Awards: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: The Patio at Occhiato Student Center
Join us for an Alumni Homecoming Brunch celebrating our to celebrate our Distinguished Young Alumni award winners and meet our Young President's Club members. A separate ticket is needed for this event. 

**PURCHASE Alumni & Young President's Club Brunch...TICKETS HERE



 

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