9:30 to 11:00 a.m. Kem Statuary Hall, Wehking Alumni Center Retired faculty and staff
from Southeast Missouri State University are invited to this annual brunch as part
of our Homecoming Week festivities. Sponsored by the Southeast Missouri University
Foundation and the Southeast Alumni Association. This event is open to the University’s
retired faculty and staff and their guests. R.S.V.P. by Oct. 6 by calling 573-651-2332
or by clicking on the link below.
10:00 am to 2:00 pm Student Rec Center
The Fall 2017 Career Expo provides an excellent opportunity for students and alumni to engage with employers who are actively recruiting candidates for full-time and part-time employment opportunities as well as internships. Other benefits of attending this event include learning more about future opportunities with specific companies, identifying personal career goals, and building a professional network. ALL students and alumni, regardless of major are encouraged to attend. For more information visit www.semo.edu/careers or to call the Office of Career Services at 573-651-2583.
7:00 p.m., Houck Field House
Students compete in various events inspired by this year’s theme, including tug-of-war, unscramble the word, Hercules relay race and Yzma’s Ka-Broom.
Following the Field Day, Houck Field House
This event will feature the marching band, Sundancers and cheerleaders, will immediately follow the Field Day activities. Students are encouraged to participate in the costume contest and dance competition. For more information on Field Day or the Spirit Rally, visit the Southeast Homecoming Facebook page, www.facebook.com/SoutheastMissouriStateHomecoming.
4:30 to 6:00 p.m. Show Me Center.
This “invitation-only” event is an opportunity for endowed scholarship donors to meet the students who benefit from their generosity. For more information, contact the Southeast Missouri University Foundation, 573-651-2332.
6:00 to 10:00 p.m. Cape Girardeau VFW Post 3838, 1049 N. Kingshighway
The SEMO Veterans' Corps was established in 1967, so to commemorate the group's establishment all alumni who were members of the Vets' Corps over the past 50 years are invited to a free reunion and mixer at the Cape Girardeau VFW Post 3838. For more information, contact Walt Wildman, 573-579-8626, or Tom Meyer, 573-334-2875.
6:00 p.m. Show Me Center
Members of the University’s Copper Dome Society are invited to this annual dinner during which the Alumni Association’s 2017 Alumni Merit Awards will be presented along with the 2017 Faculty Merit Award. Reservations are required. Admission is complimentary for Copper Dome Society members and $25 for others. For more information contact the Southeast Alumni Relations Department, 573-651-2252.
Non-Copper Dome Society members registration
Southeast v. Eastern Illinois University 6:30 p.m., Houck Stadium
To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.gosoutheast.com or call the Redhawks Ticket Office, (573) 651-2113.
7:00 a.m. Kem Statuary Hall, Wehking Alumni Center
Start Homecoming morning with a buffet breakfast at the Alumni Center featuring presentations of the Alumni Association’s 2017 Distinguished Service Awards and the 2017 Distinguished Young Alumni Award. $15 per person, payable in advance. Partial sponsorship for the All Alumni Breakfast has been provided by Nationwide, the official property & casualty insurance partner of the Southeast Alumni Association.
Register to attend the All Alumni Breakfast by clicking here.
9:30 a.m. from Capaha Park east on Broadway to Main Street and south on Main Street
Sponsored by the Homecoming Planning Committee. To register a parade entry for your group or organization, please visit
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. In front of Houck Stadium (Bellevue Street) and on various parking
areas near the Wehking Alumni Center and Houck Field House
Prepare for the annual Homecoming football game with traditional tailgating featuring live music, refreshments, and appearances by the Redhawks Marching Band, Sundancers, Cheerleaders, and Rowdy! Also cheer on the football team as they stroll around the stadium in the Redhawk Walk two hours prior to kickoff. Personal tailgating space is available in the Wehking Alumni Center parking lots.
Stop by the Alumni and University Foundation Hospitality Tent on the corner of Bellevue Street and Houck Place in front of the stadium, meet Alumni Relations and University Foundation staff members and enjoy a free hot dog or chili dog while they last. Partial sponsorship for the Alumni and University Foundation Hospitality Tent has been provided by Nationwide, the official property & casualty insurance partner of the Southeast Alumni Association.
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Academic Hall Dome
Visit the recently-renovated Academic Hall Dome, learn the history of the University’s landmark administration building and sign your name alongside those of hundreds of other alumni who left their signatures inside the dome over the past century. Enter through the main entrance of Academic Hall (facing Normal Avenue).
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. main Wehking Alumni Center parking lot
The Vets Corps at Southeast Missouri State was established in 1967 making this the organization's 50-year anniversary. Southeast alumni who are veterans and their guests are invited to this annual tailgate event sponsored by the Southeast Vets Corps Alumni. This event will take place on the main Wehking Alumni Center parking lot just west of the Alumni Center along Broadway.
Southeast vs. Tennessee Tech, 1:00 p.m. Houck Stadium
Cheer the Redhawks as they battle their Ohio Valley Conference rivals, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles! Tickets start at $11 for adults and $6 for fans age 14 and under and can be purchased through the Southeast Athletics office, 1221 Broadway in Cape Girardeau. Tickets will also be available, while supplies last, at the ticket booths in front of Houck Stadium on the day of the game. For more information or to purchase tickets call 866-SEMO-TIK or 573-651-2113. Student admission is free with a valid Redhawks ID, and students are encouraged to cheer on the team in the Redhawks Nest student section. The University's 2017 Man and Woman of the Year will be announced during halftime.