Every year students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the community unite in red to commemorate a university, a family, and a home at Dixie State University.

2016 Homecoming Schedule

Monday, October 17, 2016

8:45am – 12:00pm

Kickoff | Diagonal & Holland Plaza (Free)
Come get free food as we kick off homecoming week!


Classic Car Show & All-American Dinner | Alumni House (Free)
Come enjoy a free All-American dinner made by your Alumni Association, and see some classic cars lining up on the road in front of the Alumni House.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016


Miss Dixie Pageant | Cox Auditorium ($5)

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

12:00pm (noon) – 2:00pm

Campus View Suites Ribbon Cutting and Open House
Join us for the Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and open house event of DSU’s newest campus addition: Campus View Suites. The ceremony takes place Wednesday October 19, at noon in the Campus View Suites Courtyard with building tours and refreshments immediately following the ceremony until 2 p.m. Don’t miss this celebration of our growing campus and new chapter in Dixie State’s history. We look forward to seeing you there.

8:00pm – 9:30pm

(Doors open at 7pm) Drive-In Movie | Ridge Top Complex (620 S. Airport Road – Free)
Enjoy the movie on two giant screens!

Thursday, October 19, 2016


Powderpuff Football Game | Legend Solar Stadium

Friday, October 21, 2016


Alumni Assembly | Eccles Fine Arts Concert Hall (Free)
Come enjoy this fun tradition of great entertainment as we honor the class of 1966 in celebration of 50 years.

12:00pm (noon)

50 Club Reunion | Alumni House ($6)

12:00pm (noon)

Rock the Mall | North Encampment Mall (Free)


Alumni Banquet, Founders Assembly and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony | Gardner Center Ballroom( $15/ticket)
Come hear from our banquet speaker, Dennis Holland, and enjoy a great meal. Combined this year with the Founders Assembly and Hall of Fame while the Tabernacle is closed for renovations. Cost is $15 per person. Tickets can be purchased at the Alumni Office or call 435-879-4535.


Midnight 5K | Legend Solar Stadium ( $10 for students/alumni and $15 for community members)
Come and join President Williams and fellow alumni and students as we run in raising funds for DSU Student Scholarships. Register at dixie.edu/midnight5k

Saturday, October 22, 2016


Homecoming Parade | St. George Tabernacle St. from 700 E. to Main Street (Free)
Come with your family and enjoy the parade as we celebrate Dixie!

10:45am – 12:45pm

Homecoming Tailgate Party | Alumni House (Free)
Bring your car or truck and tailgate with us! FREE hamburgers, hot dogs, cookies, sno-cones, and ice cream!


Homecoming Football Game – Dixie State vs. Colorado School of Mines | Legend Solar Stadium
($7/general seating, $10/reserved seating, age 12 & under free admission. www.dsutix.com)


Homecoming Dance | Gardner Plaza (Free)


True Trailblazer Night | O.C. Tanner Fountain (Free)
Become a True Trailblazer and kiss in the fountain at midnight!

We hope to see you during homecoming week!

Be sure to follow the DSU Alumni Association on Facebook & Instagram @DixieStateAlumni and be entered to win a FREE TV! Also use: #iwenttodixie in your Homecoming social media posts for extra entries!