TSU HOMECOMING 2021 | “THE RETURN”

One of the most celebrated times of the year at Tennessee State University, Homecoming!

Please find below a full itinerary of anything and EVERYTHING TSU HOMECOMING:

Sunday, October 24

3:00 P.M.         Robert N. Murrell Oratorical Contest

Floyd-Payne Campus Center
Robert N. Murrell Forum
Free and open to the public

6:00 P.M.         Gospel Explosion

Howard C. Gentry Center/Cost: TBD
HEADLINER: TYE TRIBBETT

9:00 P.M.         Block Party

Old Courtyard/Cost: FREE

Monday, October 25

6:30 P.M.         Jazz on the Lawn with a Slight Turn-up

McWherter Administration Lawn/Cost: FREE

Tuesday, October 26

11:00 A.M.      TSU Stamped In Time: Time Capsule Ceremony

Old Courtyard

6:00 P.M.         Aux Cord Wars

Kean Hall Gymnasium/Cost: FREE

Wednesday, October 27

12:00 P.M.      Courtyard

New Courtyard/Cost: FREE

7:00 P.M.         Mr. & Miss TSU Coronation

Kean Hall Gymnasium

Thursday, October 28

11:00 A.M.     President and Legacy Society Day Party

“By Invitation Only”

12:30 P.M.      Ralph Boston & Catana Starks Annual Golf Tournament

Hermitage Golf Course
Registration begins at 10:30 A.M.
Cost: $125 per person; $500 per team

2:00 P.M.         Levi Watkins, Jr. Lecture Series

Floyd-Payne Campus Center,
Robert N. Murrell Forum

4:00 P.M.         Mr. & Miss TSU Reception

“By Invitation Only”

The President’s Residence

7:00 P.M.         Homecoming Concert

Location and Cost: TBA

8:00 P.M.         Alumni Black-Out Party “Black is the New Blue”

Host Hotel: Grand Hyatt Grand Ballroom
1000 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203
Advance Tickets now available on Eventbrite
[https://bit.ly/3CJezP4] for $30
Day of Event Tickets: $35
Reserved Table of 10: $400
Attire: Black Elegance (Splash of Blue optional)
Hosted by 92Q Kenny Smoov Morning Show with Special Musical guest: Bizz & Everyday People
Live band with Music by DJ C-Wiz

Friday, October 29

8:00 A.M.         Breakfast of Champions

Kean Hall Gymnasium
Cost: $20 per person

9:00 A.M.         Alumni ‘Real Talk’

Walter S. Davis Humanities Building
T.E. Poag Auditorium
Hosted by TSU Office of Alumni Relations and Starr Allen
(Alumni sharing their road to success
with the first-year students.)

9:30 A.M.         The 85th Anniversary of Alpha Chi Chapter Celebratory Breakfast

  “Transforming Our Legacy with Fortitude”

Grand Hyatt Hotel Grand Ballroom

10:00 A.M.      Charles Campbell Fish Fry

President’s Lawn
Cost: $15 Scholarship Donation

11:00 A.M.      TSU National Alumni Association The Official Alumni Hall Pop Up Shop

William Jasper Hale Stadium End Zone (North End)

12:00 P.M.      Student Pep Rally

William Jasper Hale Stadium/Cost: FREE

4:00 P.M.         Roaring Loud Fest

TSU AOB performance is 6:00 p.m.
Show ends at 10:00 p.m.
Early bird tickets are ONLY $40
Tables and VIP packages are available

6:00 P.M.         NPHC Yard Show

Location and Cost: TBA

7:00 P.M.         TSU Scholarship Gala

Music City Center
201 Representative John Lewis Way South,
Nashville, TN 37203
Cost $150 per person; $1,500 table of 10

Saturday, October 30

9:00 A.M.         Homecoming Parade

Jefferson Street

4:45 P.M.         Pre-Game

5:00 P.M.         Kick Off (TSU vs. Murray State)

Nissan Stadium
Cost: $20-$50 per person (advance)
$30-$55 per person (day of game)
Contact: Ticket Office • 615.963.5841

7:00 P.M.         Tennessee State University Alumni of Elected Officials (TSU-AOEO) Reception

                           Featuring “The Taste of TSU Spirits”
                           *Invitation Only for tsu alumni of elected
                                officials [current/former]

7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Location: The Grand Hyatt Hotel, 2nd Floor

9:00 P.M.         The Essence of Big Blue Homecoming Game After-Fest

Host Hotel: Grand Hyatt Grand Ballroom
1000 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203
(The Official TSU After-Party featuring live music, DJ’s, Soul Train Line and TSU Trivia)
Hosted by: Tennessee State University National
Alumni Association (TSUNAA) and Mighty Rho Psi Alumni Chapter
Cost: $30 in advance; $40 at the door

Sunday, October 31

11:00 A.M.      The 40/40 Brunch & Day Party
                          
“40/40: By Invitation Only”
                                “Day party: General admission”

Celebrating the 2020 & 2021 TSUNAA
Forty Under 40 Honorees
Host Hotel: Grand Hyatt, Rooftop
1000 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203
Cost: General admission $30

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