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Southern Miss Homecoming 2021

Each fall, the spirit and excitement of Homecoming Week festivities has been an anticipated tradition at Southern Miss. Festivities begin as early as Monday and continue through Sunday evening, and all areas of campus get involved. Celebrate with us!

HOMECOMING WEEK SCHEDULE 

Bolded text is a Homecoming Team Competition Event

**USM meal plan can be utilized

August 23

2021 Southern Miss Homecoming Court Applications Open

September 6

2021 Southern Miss Homecoming Court Application Closes

September 7 - 19

Homecoming Team Registration

September 21 and 23

2021 Southern Miss Homecoming Court Elections

Monday, September 27

Homecoming Teams are Announced

Thursday, September 30

Residence Hall Decoration Competition Judging (Floors)

Friday, October 1

Banners are Due

Residence Hall Decoration Competition Judging (Halls)

Sunday, October 3

Coding Towards a Better Community: Homecoming Day of Service | 1 p.m.

USM Theatre’s Hedda Gabbler by Henrik Ibsen; Translated by Christopher Hampton | 2 p.m. | Theatre & Dance Building, Hartwig Theatre

Symphonic Winds in Concert | 3:30 p.m. | Mannoni Performing Arts Center Auditorium | Free

Southern Miss Chamber Singers Concert | Bay Street Presbyterian Church
| 7:30 p.m. | Free

Monday, October 4

Seeking Seymour

Where’s Waldo - Social Media Challenge

Morning Campus Rec Class The Courtyard at Powerhouse | 8–9 a.m.

Homecoming Kick Off** | 6 p.m. | Spirit Park

Soccer 4v4 Tournament | 5-10 p.m. | Intramural Fields
(Registration open September 7-27)

Tuesday, October 5

Where’s Waldo - Social Media Challenge

Blood Drive | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Union Lobby

$5 Meal Deal – American Heart Walk | All-Day |The Fresh Food Company

Bring it On Eagle Style | 7 p.m. | Reed Green Coliseum

Soccer 4v4 Tournament | 5-10 p.m. | Intramural Fields
(Registration open September 7-27)

Concert Band in Concert | 7:30 p.m. | Mannoni Performing Arts Center Auditorium | Free

Wednesday, October 6

Where’s Waldo - Social Media Challenge

Blood Drive | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Union Lobby

Lake Sehoy Paddle Day | 1-4 p.m.

Soccer 4v4 Tournament | 5-10 p.m. | Intramural Fields
(Registration open September 7-27)

Table Tennis/Badminton/Pickleball Tournaments | 6 p.m. | Payne Center

Trivia Night @ Southern Wing Company & The Courtyard from
6 p.m. – 12 a.m. (7-9 p.m. for Trivia)**

Thursday, October 7

Where’s Waldo - Social Media Challenge

Blood Drive | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Union Lobby

Sweet Potato Drop | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Shoemaker Square

Block Party | 2-5 p.m. | Shoemaker Square

Movie on The Green** | 7 p.m. | Centennial Lawn

Madden E-Sports Tournament | 5-10 p.m. | RC’s Lounge
(Registration opens September 20 - October 7)

Wind Ensemble in Concert | 7:30 p.m. | Mannoni Performing Arts Center Auditorium | Free

Friday, October 8

Morning Campus Rec Class The Courtyard at Powerhouse | 8–9 a.m.

Southern Miss Alumni Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament | 8:30 a.m.
| Hattiesburg Country Club

E Matrix (SMAC) | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Union Lobby

Tailgate Lunch | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. |The Fresh Food Company **

Fountain Sit** | 12 – 4 p.m. | Shoemaker Square

Trail of Tradition’ Legacy Campus Visit | Office of Admissions | 2 - 4 p.m.

Friday Night at Spirit Park | 6:30 p.m. | Spirit Park

Alumni Hall of Fame Banquet | 6:30 p.m. |Thad Cochran Center Ballrooms

NPHC Stepshow | 7 p.m. | Bennett Auditorium

Saturday, October 9

-Homecoming 5K |TBA

Homecoming Recognition Brunch | TBA

Alumni Awards and Scholarship Luncheon | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Homecoming Parade | 1 p.m.

Eagle Walk | 4 p.m.

Business Students and Alumni Tailgate- Delta Sigma Pi Reunion – Building Tours | 3 p.m. | Scianna Hall Courtyard

Alumni Association Membership Appreciation Tailgate | 3:30 p.m.
| Southern Station

Residence Hall Association Tailgate | TBA

USM vs. UTEP Game | 6 p.m. | The Rock

Court Presentation | Game Half-Time | The Rock

Sunday, October 10

City of Hattiesburg / Visit Hattiesburg