CFAES Homecoming 2017

Oct 6, 2017 through Oct 8, 2017 (All day)
Ohio Stadium

CFAES Homecoming Weekend

Oct. 6-8, 2017

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Friday, Oct. 6, 2017

CFAES Dean's State of the College 

Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive
  • 8 a.m. Breakfast with the Dean
  • 9:15 a.m. State of the College Address

Food Science & Technology Hall of Distinction Induction Ceremony and Reception

Parker Food Science & Technology Building, 2015 Fyffe Court
  • 4:15 p.m. Ceremony & Reception
  • RSVP for this event (only) to Kelly Elisar at or 614-688-4152 on or prior to Friday, September 29, 2017.

ACEL Centennial Celebration: Cultivating Futures

ACEL alumni are invited to take part in a wide variety of events in celebration of the department’s centennial celebration.  Click here for more information.  


Plumb Hall lawnSaturday, Oct. 7, 2017

CFAES Fallfest Tailgate

Plumb Hall Lawn, 2027 Coffey Road

Join us on the Plumb Hall lawn, located at the corner of Woody Hayes Dr. and Coffey Rd. just a short walk from the ‘Shoe’! Plan to enjoy tailgate fare from Metro Cuisine Catering, entertainment by Reelin’ in the Years, caricature artists and a photo booth. Beer and wine bar (cash only), tables and seating will be available.

  • Noon to 3 p.m. Tailgate

Registration opens at 11 a.m. and will be located on the north side of Plumb Hall. Prices are per ticket.

  • Tailgate and Game ticket - $122.50*
  • Recent Alumni Tailgate and Game Ticket (Class of 2007-2017) - $102.50
  • 50th Anniversary Alumni (Class of 1967) Receive Two ComplimentaryTailgate Tickets - Game Tickets $87.50
  • Tailgate only - $35*

Life or sustaining members of The Ohio State University Alumni Association can purchase up to four game tickets per household.

  • 4 p.m. - Kickoff at the ‘Shoe’, Ohio State vs. Maryland

*Guests with accessibility concerns, please call 614-292-0473 prior to purchasing Fallfest Tailgate tickets. Accessibility game seating requests (one companion ticket allowed) must be received by August 31, 2017.

Visit to register. 


Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017

Class of 1967 Reunion Luncheon

Ohio Union, 1739 North High Street
  • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Register by contacting customer service at or 800-762-5646


Update your Ohio State University Alumni Association contact info now to stay connected and ensure access to CFAES Homecoming activities.

Visit then select “Update Your Info.”

  • To attend CFAES Homecoming Weekend activities and purchase football tickets, please register or call 614-292-2281 or 800-762-5646 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays beginning now.
  • Questions? Please call the CFAES Advancement Office at 614-292-0473 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays.


We reserved a block of rooms at two nearby hotels. Please call the hotel of your choice directly for special rates, Homecoming Weekend offers and policies.

Ask either hotel for the CFAES Homecoming Rate, available until Sept. 1st.

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites OSU, 3045 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43202; Call 614-447-1212 and ask for the CFAES Homecoming group rate.
  • Homewood Suites Columbus/OSU, 1576 West Lane Avenue, Columbus, OH 43221; 614-488-1500. Click here to reserve a room.
Check back to this page for more Homecoming information as it becomes available.  
To stay connected or submit changes to your personal information, please visit Ohio State’s Alumni Portal at You will also be able to register for events, search fellow CFAES alumni and more!