Homecoming 2019

Homecoming at Georgia State University is a tradition of bringing former and current Panthers together to celebrate. When you become a Panther, you carry on the tradition forever. Show your support by using the hashtag #Panther4Life and #InTheSpotlight when participating in any of the events below!


Monday, September 30, 2019
Unity Plaza
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Kick off Homecoming week with the Spotlight Programs Board and University Events! Bring your friends and get your brunch on in Unity Plaza bright and early for this great event!

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Unity Plaza
12 - 1 p.m.
Come by and celebrate day 2 of Homecoming week! Join Spotlight Programs Board to get excited about the rest of the Week! There will be music, fun, and dancing in Unity Plaza.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Student Center Ballroom
Doors open at 6 p.m.
Show starts at 7 p.m.
The Homecoming Fashion Show is back in action! After a long hiatus, the Georgia State University Fashion Show is back and Spotlight Programs Board is going all out! Come dressed in your best fashion and meet Spotlight in the Student Center Ballroom! Don't miss out on this.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Rialto Center for the Arts
Doors open at 6 p.m.
Show starts at 7 p.m.
Modeled after the iconic television series, America’s Got Talent, Spotlight Programs Board will set in motion a talent competition. Georgia State's Got Talent, literally! Watch as talented students take the Rialto stage to showcase unique and amazing talents. Students are free and can bring one guest! Panther ID's are required at the door.

Downtown Atlanta
12 p.m.
Come out and join Spotlight Programs Board for one of the most anticipated Homecoming events! Best of all, it is back on a Thursday! Join the Georgia State community to take on the city of Atlanta with golf carts, cars, walking groups and more! The parade will begin on Gilmer/Courtland Street and travel all through Downtown Atlanta. Bring family, friends, coworkers, classmates, and everyone you know! If you would like to be a part of the parade, please visit pin.gsu.edu to apply for an entry by September 18, 2019.

Thursday, October 3, 2019
Student Center Ballroom
Social Hour: 6 – 7 p.m.
Dinner: 7 – 8 p.m.
After Party: 8 p.m. – Midnight
Wish you could redo your senior prom? Well here is your chance! Join Spotlight Programs Board and Panther Activities Council for a new experience, formally known as the Royal Ball, the Blue and White Ball will be a night full of elegance, food and fun! Please visit gsustudenttickets.com on a mobile device to purchase tickets for a night to remember.
Ticket information:
o Dinner & After Party with PantherID: $15
o After Party Only with PantherID: $5
o Dinner & After Party Guest: $20
o Limit 1 guest per PantherID. Guests will only be admitted with $20 ticket purchase.
o Dinner Ticket Sales Deadline: 5 p.m., September 26.
o Formal Attire is preferred.
o Tickets available for purchase at GSUstudenttickets.com

Friday, October 4, 2019
Gilmer Street and Unity Plaza
7:30 – 11:30 p.m.
It's a party, it's a party, it's a party! Join Spotlight Programs Board on Unity Plaza and Gilmer Street for a night of fun, food, music and more. All Georgia State students are free with a Panther ID and can bring up to one guest. See you there!