Celebrate Homecoming 2023!

Dates: October 9-15, 2023

Shirt Giveaway & Chili Cook-off

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Amphitheatre (if rained out, location TBD)
Kick Homecoming off right with delicious chili prepared by our faculty and staff. Vote for your favorites in various categories and leave with a full stomach. Be sure to grab your official Homecoming 2023 shirt to sport throughout the week. Did we mention all of this is free? Just bring your SkyCard!

Coffee Cart

7:30 – 9:30 a.m. | Student Union Plaza
Stop by our coffee cart for a free hot drink!

Bilingual Karaoke Night

6 - 8 p.m. | El Centro
Join us for a night of karaoke and tacos at El Centro!

Coffee Cart

7:30 – 9:30 a.m. | Student Union Plaza
Stop by our coffee cart for a free hot drink!

Build-a-Buddy Giveaway

Noon - 2 p.m. | Animas Lounge
Join us to create your own build-a-buddy! Choose your stuffed animal and show your school spirit with matching Homecoming t-shirts! 

Outdoor Movie Night

6:30 - 9 p.m. | Amphitheater
Join us for an outdoor movie night! There will be games before the movie begins and trivia before the movie starts with prizes. 

Homecoming 5K Run

7 p.m. | Student Union Plaza
Run! Jog! Walk! All Students are invited to join our Homecoming 5K! This event is on Campus; the route starts and ends at the Student Union Plaza. No need to sign up before the event. You can walk up and register through Skyhub.

Homecoming Carnival

5 - 7:30 p.m. | Student Union Plaza
Join us for a Homecoming carnival! Enjoy fun treats, games, and fall-themed activities! 


Fort Lewis Frenzy

11 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Animas Lounge
Join us in decorating swag, painting signs, and gearing up that school spirit for our homecoming tailgate and football game.

Homecoming (Bike) Parade

6 - 7 p.m. | Start: TBD Ends: Student Union
Details TBD!

Homecoming Dance

7 - 10 p.m | Student Union
Details TBD!

Alumni Mug Crawl & Scholarship Fundraiser

6:00 p.m. Kick-off (Arrive by 7:30 p.m. to secure your mug and event wristband) | Location: Carver Brewing Company
Who: Fort Lewis College Alumni and their immediate family
What: Kick-off Homecoming weekend as we visit several classic Durango watering holes. The first 75 RSVPs get an FLC Alumni beer stein. 

We will start at Carver Brewing Co. downtown, where you will get your official alumni beer stein, enjoy appetizers, and share FLC stories with fellow alumni. After warming up at Carver Brewing Co., you can visit our other event sponsors and enjoy specials across town. Participating locations include El Rancho, Starlight Lounge, Carver Brewing Co., the Bookcase and  Barber, and 11th Street Station.

All proceeds from this event will support the Alumni Scholarship Fund. Alumni scholarships are needs-based and open to any child or grandchild of an FLC alum who carries a 2.7 cumulative GPA. Scholarships typically range from $500 - $1,000. These scholarships are made possible by the generous gifts of our alumni. In 2023, the Alumni Engagement Office distributed $67,000 to students!

Questions: Contact the FLC Alumni Office at alumni@fortlewis.edu

RSVP for Alumni Mug Crawl

Tailgate Party for the Campus Community, Durango Community, & Alumni

10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Ray Dennison Memorial Field

Join us for live music, tailgate food, yard games, family-friendly activities, a photo booth, a cornhole tournament, bouncy houses, and more before the Skyhawks take on Colorado Mesa University!

  • Students get a free tailgate meal (starts at 10:00 a.m.) The public can purchase a Tailgate meal.
  • Free ticket to the Football Game vs. Colorado Mesa University (noon)
  • Contests throughout the day
  • Student Booths, from 9:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Bouncy House, from 9:15 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • KDUR sponsored music all day!

Alumni who RSVP will enjoy:

  • Free tailgate meal (starts at 10:00 a.m.)
  • Free ticket to the Football Game vs. Colorado Mesa University (noon)
  • Ticket for a free Steamworks beer at the game. 

Questions: Contact the FLC Alumni Office at alumni@fortlewis.edu

Alumni RSVP for the Tailgate Party

Football vs. Colorado Mesa University

Noon | Ray Denison Memorial Field
Support your Skyhawks as they take on Colorado Mesa University!

Family Weekend Hike

9 a.m. - 11 a.m. | Falls Creek
Join Outdoor Pursuits for a beautiful fall hike with your family in Falls Creek. Details TBD.