Kean University invites students to enjoy the events of the 2022 Homecoming Week. This year’s homecoming theme is “Kean Hollywood Blue Carpet Homecoming Celebration.”
Homecoming is a time where students, alumni, and faculty are welcome to celebrate the excellence of Kean University. It is an immersive experience that highlights the innovative, diverse, and vibrant nature of Kean’s campus and community. Kean University encourages everyone to show up to homecoming events dressed in Kean gear accompanied by their cougar spirit.
On Wednesday, Sept. 28, a comedy show will be held at Wilkins Theatre. Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias will be performing a stand-up show for the event. The doors will open at 8 p.m., the show begins at 9 p.m., and the doors will close promptly at 10:30 p.m.
The tickets cost $10 for Kean students and students are only allowed to purchase one ticket. To purchase tickets, students can visit the Kean University Ticket Website.
On Thursday, Sept. 29, Kean will be providing a Homecoming Dance Party for Kean students. The dance, hosted by Student Government Association and Greek Senate, will take place in Downs Hall from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The tickets cost $2 and each student is allowed to purchase one ticket. Tickets can also be purchase at the Kean University Ticket Website.
On Friday, Sept. 30, a pep rally will be held in Hardwood Arena from 6 to 8 p.m. and admission is free. Students are encouraged to attend this event to support and cheer for Kean’s sports teams.
On Saturday, Oct. 1, Kean’s annual tailgate will take place. Everyone is invited to enjoy the football game and a variety of activities. The tailgate will begin at 10 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. Students can RSVP for the tailgate on Cougar Link or check in on Saturday with their event pass.
The Homecoming Game will take place following the tailgate at 1 p.m. Our Kean Cougars will be going against the William Paterson Pioneers at Alumni Stadium. This event is free for Kean students, staff, and faculty. General admission is $8 for guests and $5 for visiting students, seniors, and children 5 years and above. Anyone looking to purchase tickets can visit the Kean University Ticket Website.
Homecoming King and Queen applications are also being accepted. The deadline to apply is Monday, Sept. 26 by 2 p.m. sharp. The application as well as the criteria can be found on Cougar Link.
For additional information about homecoming week, visit Cougar Link. Homecoming is an exciting experience and we hope everyone who attends has fun.