CFAES Alumni Homecoming Weekend

The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) cannot wait to celebrate Homecoming with you this year! This fun-filled weekend will give you an opportunity to rekindle friendships and visit the places on campus you found special during your time as a student.


Registration opens July 25 for all of the following events. Please register for all events by Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, at (username and password required), or call 800-762-5646 or 614-292-2281 to speak to a customer service agent (8 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday through Friday). Guests who are not Ohio State alumni or those who are having difficulty registering should call the customer service center for assistance.

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Thursday, Sept. 29

CFAES Alumni Awards Event

Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center
5-8 p.m.

Kicking off CFAES Homecoming 2022, this dinner event recognizes the annual CFAES Alumni Awards recipients and the 25- and 50-year CFAES class alumni. All alumni are invited to join Ohio State vice president for agricultural administration and CFAES Dean Cathann A. Kress, Alumni Society Board members, college leadership, and the CFAES Alumni Awards recipients receiving the Young Professional Achievement Award, Distinguished Alumni Award, International Alumni Award, and Meritorious Service Award.

Friday, September 30

Saturday, October 1

CFAES Homecoming Tailgate (formerly Fallfest)

Plumb Hall Lawn
12 - 3 p.m.
This festive tailgate offers the energy of gameday in the middle of Ohio State’s midwest campus. Guests can purchase Homecoming game tickets as part of their tailgate package. Plans, which are still forming, include a traditional tailgate meal, or for alumni who enjoy their own tailgate traditions, the opportunity to stop by and catch up with friends.

OSU vs. Rutgers Football Game

Ohio Stadium 
3:30 p.m. 

Football tickets for Ohio State vs. Rutgers game will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis to CFAES alumni. You can purchase seats anywhere, but our block of seats is in section 10C.  For ADA seats, purchase tickets from our block, then contact the ticket office for proper accommodations.  Tickets can be purchased here.  Football tickets are only available through our link until Aug. 17; after that our block of tickets will be released to the general public.

Hotel Room Accommodations

CFAES has a block of rooms reserved at Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Columbus OSU located at 3031 Olentangy Road, Columbus, OH 43202.  They offer a shuttle on game day and 3-night minimum (Thursday, Friday, and Saturday) at $229/night for an Extended King Suite.  Please feel free to utilize our block of rooms if needed, but if you find a more fitting accommodation, you are welcome to stay elsewhere.  To book using our group rate, click here

Register Here!