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!

11 – 1 p.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 (canceled)

7 p.m. | Student Life Center
Run! Jog! Walk! All Students are invited to join our Homecoming 5K! This event will be held on campus, and the route will start and end at the Student Union Plaza. You don't need to sign up before the event; there will be walk-up registration 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! 


Coffee Cart

10 – 12 p.m. | Student Union Plaza
Stop by our coffee cart for a free hot drink!

Fort Lewis Frenzy

11 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Animas Lounge, Student Union
Get ready to unleash your inner Skyhawk spirit at FLC Frenzy 2023, a day of exhilarating activities, creative expression, and all things blue and gold! Join us for a decorating event to set the stage for the Homecoming Bike Parade and the FLC Homecoming Game.

Homecoming Bike Parade

5:30 - 7 p.m. | Start: Student Union Plaza, Ends: Student Union Plaza
Gear up for a fun-filled evening of school pride, community unity, and the joy of movement at the FLC Homecoming Bike Parade 2023! This year's event invites participants to bike, walk, skate, roll, or simply spectate as we celebrate our school's spirit in a unique and eco-friendly way.

Homecoming Dance

7 - 10 p.m. | Student Union Ballroom
Days and nights. Blue and Gold. Come dance with Student Union Productions before the FLC Homecoming Football Game.

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 50 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., 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 the 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 corn hole 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 from 10 a.m. - 11: 30 a.m.

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
Location: Meet at the Falls Creek Trailhead at 9 a.m.
Cost: $10 per person
Registration deadline: Wednesday, October 11.
Join Outdoor Pursuits for a beautiful fall hike with your family in Falls Creek. Reach out to Josh Kling at kling_j@fortlewis.edu to register.