Spirit and Traditions

The Spirit and Traditions committee focuses on promoting school spirit and maintaining traditional events suited to the needs and interests of the entire student body. This committee also coordinates the Royal Court selection process which highlights outstanding students to represent the student body during the Homecoming week of activities. Potential events include, but are not limited to, tailgates, Royal Ball, Homecoming Parade, Homecoming Court, Graduation Week and the Greek Showcase.

Football Tailgates
Tailgating has become a part of college football all across the country, but for Panther fans at Georgia State, it is an art form. Spotlight Programs Board and Student Government Association have teamed up to bring you Football Starter Packs available to student organizations on game day. Find out more information and to sign up for a Tailgate Starter Pack.

Homecoming Week
A time-honored Georgia State tradition, Homecoming brings together students, parents and alumni to celebrate their Panther Family pride. Our week-long festivities showcase our campus spirit through athletic events, fun on and off-campus activities, and entertainment. This year’s homecoming will take place October 18-23, 2021. Visit this link for Spotlight sponsored events and Homecoming for the university’s listing of events.

Greek Showcase
Come experience history as the Greek-lettered organizations of Georgia State battle in the dance and advanced categories.

Graduation Week
Graduation Week gives graduates the opportunity to celebrate together one last time before officially becoming Georgia State alumni!  The week includes a variety of events for graduating seniors and their families, designed to provide a relaxing way for seniors to connect as a class one more time before graduation