Southpaw with text University of South Alabama Homecoming Oct. 10-15, 2022

Homecoming Week: South Alabama vs. University of Louisiana Monroe

Date:  October 10 - 15, 2022
Location:  University of South Alabama


Homecoming 2022

Homecoming at South Alabama is our annual tradition to celebrate Jaguar pride and spirit! Homecoming week for 2022 is October 10 - 15. The experience features a lineup of events open to the entire Jaguar community. The Homecoming festivities will commence Saturday at Hancock Whitney Stadium when your football team battles against University of Louisiana Monroe. 

Alumni Reunion Weekend

In addition to Homecoming, Alumni Reunion Weekend will take place Oct. 13-15. From tailgates to campus tours and reunion parties, there is no better time to reconnect with your South Alabama family.

Alumni Reunion Weekend Events

Sheet Sign Contest

Show your spirit by creating a Homecoming Sheet Sign! This competition is open to individual students, Student Organizations, or USA Departments. Sheet signs must be Hung by October 3, 2022. Winner will receive a USA Gift Basket!

Enter Your Sheet Sign

A-Frame Contest

Time to cover the campus with Jaguar Spirit with A-Frames! A limited number of A-Frames will be provided. This competition is open to all registered Student Organizations only! The winning Student Organization will receive a suite reservation with catering for a future USA Basketball Game at the Mitchell Center. 

Sign Up to Compete

Office Decorating Contest

The Homecoming Office Decorating Contest is open to all USA Departments. Decorate your office with USA Pride for Homecoming Week! All offices must be completed by October 10, 2022. The winning office will receive a catered lunch or breakfast for a future meeting.

Homecoming Office Decorating Contest

Homecoming Parade Participation

The Homecoming Parade this year will follow behind The Prowl at 1:40pm on Homecoming Game Day, October 15, 2022. Represent your Organization and Department in front of hundreds of Jaguar Fans!

Sign Up for the Homecoming Parade

Homecoming Events 2022

All Week: October 9 - 15


Take a step with JagFit & RecWell into Homecoming Week with the 同学会一步挑战! The challenge is simple, take as many steps as you can through Homecoming Week. Even if you are a first year, fourth year, faculty/staff, or alumni of our institution, we want you to take that first step to wellness. 

Sponsored by: Jag Fit & The Department of Campus Recreation & Wellness

October 9

3v3 Homecoming Hoopfest 

Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Intramural Fields Outdoor Basketball Court

We’re tipping off homecoming week with a 3v3 basketball tournament! Sign up your squad and hit the courts. Teams can register at imleagues.com/southalabama.

Sponsored by: Intramurals

October 10


Time: 3:00pm - 6:00pm 
Location: Azalea/Camellia Parking Lot

Get your car in the homecoming spirit! Students can come by the Azalea & Camellia Parking Lot where housing will provide music, decorations, snacks, and materials to decorate your car!

Sponsored by: USA Housing 

Junk The Jungle

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: USA Traffic Circle

Homecoming Week kicks off with everyone’s favorite traditional program, Junk the Jungle! Junk the Jungle will take place in the traffic circle and students are encouraged to toss tissue in “the jungle.” SGA will supply the tissue!

Sponsored by: Student Government Association

Homecoming Glow Kickball

Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm
Location: Intramural Fields

Get your glow on and celebrate homecoming week with a glowing kickball party! Join us at the intramural fields for a night of neon and kickball. Everyone is encouraged to wear white or neon to this event.

Sponsored by: Campus Recreation & Wellness 

October 11

Design Your Own Street Sign!

Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm 
Location: Student Center Mall

Come take a break and design your own street sign with the Student Government Association!

Sponsored by: SGA

USA Community Art Project: Paper Chains

Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Location: Student Center Mall

Please join us in creating a campus-wide paper chain to celebrate the strong bonds and connections that we create within our student body! Each student will get to write their name and have the option to decorate a slip of paper that they can personally add to our growing art project! All proceeds from this fundraiser will be going towards the Smile Drive of the Pre-Dental Society.

Sponsored by: Pre-Dental Society 

BSU Darty

Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Multicultural Leadership Center Lawn

Are you the best in the West? Let's put it to the test ! Come join us at BSU's Annual Darty. This year our theme is Wild Wild West, we will have a best dressed contest, a 360 camera photo booth, food and much much more! See you there! 

Sponsored by: Black Student Union

Battle of the DJs

Time: Doors: 6:30 pm Show: 7:00 pm
Location: Student Center Ballroom
$5 Pre-sale Wristbands

Battle of the DJs is an event that gives DJs in the Alabama area an opportunity to show off their skills in front of USA students. The winning DJ will receive a cash prize of $350, the title of “Hottest DJ in the South” and they will be invited to DJ Collegiate 100’s annual Jammie Jam party.

Sponsored by: Sponsored by: Collegiate 100, Women of Excellence, and the Student Government Association

October 12

Homecoming Photobooth

Time: 10:00 am -2:00 pm
Location: Student Center Mall

SGA invites you to strike a pose, and get in the Homecoming spirit on this extra special JagWEARwednesday!

Sponsored by: SGA

Fun Fest

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Student Center

Jaguar Productions invites you to our annual Homecoming celebration Fun Fest! We’re taking over the Student Center with free food, games, inflatables, and much more that you don’t want to miss!

Sponsored by: Jaguar Productions

October 13

Homecoming Concert featuring Flo Milli

Time: Doors: 6:00 pm Show: 7:00 pm
Location: USA Mitchell Center

USA Students: $10 in advance, $20 Day of show

General Public: $30 in advance, $40 Day of show

Tickets available at Hancock Whitney Stadium or the Mitchell Center Website 

Sponsored by: Jaguar Productions

October 14

Jaguar Spirit Bottle Building

Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm
Location: Student Center Mall

Join the Pre-Occupational Therapy Club as we make bottle shakers to get you in the homecoming spirit! 

Sponsored by: The Pre-Occupational Therapy Club

Multicultural Leadership Center Ribbon Cutting

Time: 4:00pm
Location: Multicultural Leadership Center

All are welcome to join us for the grand opening of the Multicultural Leadership Center, formerly the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs. 

Sponsored by: Multicultural Leadership Center

Volleyball vs. Louisiana

Time: 6:00pm
Location: Jag Gym

Giveaway: Mini Volleyballs


Homecoming Bonfire & Pep Rally

Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Intramural Fields

Join us around the bonfire for our annual Homecoming Pep Rally! We’ll have food, giveaways, introduction of the homecoming court, and special appearances by Coach Wommack, Jaguar Marching Band, and The Prowlers! 

Sponsored by: Homecoming Committee

NPHC Homecoming Step Show

Time: 8:00 pm
Location: USA Mitchell Center

Tickets available at Hancock Whitney Stadium or the Mitchell Center Website

Sponsored by: NPHC

October 15

The Prowl - Homecoming Parade

Time: 3:45pm (2 hours, 20 minutes before kickoff)

Students, faculty, staff, alumni and the public are invited to the parade featuring the Jaguar Marching Band, cheerleaders, prowlers, football team, and walking student organizations. 

Fill out the Parade Interest form to sign up.

Sponsored by: Homecoming Committee

USA Jaguars vs University of Louisiana - Monroe

Kickoff: 6:00 pm

Stadium Gates Open at 4:30 pm

Presentation of Homecoming Court at Halftime

October 16

Soccer vs. Southern Miss

Time: 1:00pm
Location: The Cage

Think Pink Pink Out 

Giveaway: Pink Rally Towels