CFAES Homecoming Weekend 2019

Oct 4, 2019 through Oct 6, 2019, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
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Deadline: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Cost: 
$38 to $195
Location: 
Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, OH 43210
Contact: 
Chan White
614-292-8740

Welcome Home!

This year's CFAES Homecoming Weekend, October 4 to 6, will be here sooner than you think and better than ever.

Homecoming Schedule:

Friday, October 4th – Enjoy the Homecoming Parade and cheer on the CFAES student club floats. Parade begins at 6 p.m.

Saturday, October 5th – Join us at the Fallfest Tailgate, which will be held rain or shine on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center before the Buckeyes face the Spartans of Michigan State University at 7:30 p.m. in Ohio Stadium. Expect delicious tailgate fare, excellent entertainment and some CFAES camaraderie. We will be celebrating the anniversary classes from 1969 and 1994. The Tailgate starts at 4 p.m. and runs until 6:30 p.m., one hour before kickoff.

Sunday, October 6th - The university luncheon to celebrate the Class of 1969 will be held at the Ohio Union. Register by contacting customer service at osuaa@osu.edu or 800-762-5646.


Ticket sales start July 30th at 9 a.m.  Ticket Prices:

Tailgate + Football Ticket is $195 for adults and $180 for ages 3 to 12* 

  • Recent Alumni (Class of 2009 – 2019) pay the new alumni price so the cost of a tailgate + football ticket is $180.
  • Class of 1969 alumni get two complimentary Tailgate tickets.  They can purchase football tickets for $157 each.  In order to process complimentary registration, we ask that 1969 alumni register by calling Alumni Association Engagement Services at 614-292-2281 or 800-762-5646.  They can also handle football ticket purchases.
  • Guests who require ADA seating or have limited mobility are asked to register by Aug. 23rd so that we can better accommodate your requests.
  • Please list your dietary restrictions when registering.

* Football tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Limit of four tickets per household.

Tailgate Only Ticket is $38 for adults and $23 for ages 3 to 12.

Purchase Tailgate and football tickets by calling Alumni Association Engagement Services at 614-292-2281 or 800-762-5646 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Hotel Accommodations:

Special rates are available at the following nearby locations:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites OSU

3045 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, Ohio 43202
Phone 614-447-1212. Ask for "CFAES Homecoming". Special price for CFAES Guests.  Expires 9/5/19.

•Staybridge Suites Columbus University Area - OSU

3125 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, Ohio 43202
Phone 614-262-6900. Ask for "CFAES Homecoming". Special price for CFAES Guests.  Expires 9/5/19.

•Homewood Suites by Hilton – OSU

1576 West Lane Avenue, Columbus, OH 43221
Phone 614-488-1500. Ask for "Ohio State University Rate". Hotel is offering 15% off current weekend rate until rooms are sold out.  They no longer hold rooms blocks on home games.

Questions or issues with your login? Contact Chan White at 614-292-8740 or white.1309@osu.edu.

The CFAES community awaits your return, alumni. Go Bucks!

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