Homecoming 2012

Join us for a week of activities and events!

Homecoming 2012

  • Program, club, and athletic reunions
  • Alumni Awards Dinner
  • Homecoming Parade!
  • Tailgate Luncheon
  • Sporting Events: DIII soccer games
  • Kids Games
  • See our new housing, laboratories, and athletics facilities
  • Visit the renovated Vartan Plaza and be the first to see the new medallion walkway
  • Plus, many more activities! See the full schedule below.
  • Students: interested in being part of the Homecoming Court?

Area lodging information

Homecoming 2012 Schedule
Date/Time Activity Location
Monday, Oct. 8
All Day Penn State Spirit Day
Wear blue and white
Tuesday, Oct. 9
6:00-8:00pm Training and Development Alumni and Student Mixer
Free; RSVP requested
Morrison Gallery (Library)
Thursday, Oct. 11
6:00-8:00pm American Studies Reunion
Free; RSVP requested
Gallery Lounge
Friday, Oct. 12
6:00pm Alumni Awards Dinner
$10/person. Advance Registration required.
Student Center (CUB)
Saturday, Oct. 13
10:00am-3:00pm Registration Olmsted Lobby
Campus Tours Olmsted Lobby
10:00am-2:00pm Research Poster Fair Gallery Lounge
Bookstore Open Bookstore
Library Archives Open House Library
10:00am-Noon Future Fair Olmsted Lobby
11:00am-1:00pm Kids' Games
Names and ages requested.
Vartan Plaza
11:00am-12:30pm Tours of the Biofuels Laboratory Greenhouse
Middletown Homecoming Parade
Register for free transportation to and from parade route
Olmsted Lobby
Noon-1:30pm Tour of Nursing Laboratory Dining Commons
Noon Men’s Soccer Game Soccer Field
1:00-2:30pm Tailgate Luncheon
Free; RSVP requested
1:15pm Soccer Alumni Reunion
Free; RSVP requested
2:00pm Women’s Soccer Game
Radio Station Reunion
Free; RSVP requested
Town Square next to Radio Station
4:00pm Lion Ambassador Reunion
Free; RSVP requested
Gallery Lounge
8:00pm Boobies Ball Student Center (CUB)
Sunday, Oct. 14

9:00am Registration Opens

10:00am Event Begins

Fun Run/Walk to benefit THON
$10 Fee payable at registration
Follow signs


Registration/RSVP required


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg East, a few miles from campus.  Contact  717.939.7841 and reference “Penn State Homecoming” to receive the special nightly rate of $99.




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