Register Now for Homecoming!

Register Now for this year's CFAES Homecoming Weekend, October 9-10!

Reconnect with fellow alumni and friends of The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences during Homecoming Weekend, which gets bigger and better each year. Enjoy alumni programming on Friday and then party during that pregame tradition, the Fallfest Tailgate, before Saturday's football contest against the University of Maryland Terrapins.

IMPORTANT! Update your Ohio State University Alumni Association contact information on our CFAES alumni portal now to stay connected and ensure access to CFAES Homecoming.
Just click on then select “Update Your Info.”  Event registration is open, so register here now.  

Friday, October 9, 2015 

Alumni Programs*

8 to 9 a.m. —  Continental Breakfast

9 a.m. — Dean’s State of the College Address

10:30 to 12:45 p.m. Alumni Morning Activities 

  • Golf Cart & Walking Tour of the new Student Success Center, enCORE (Ohio State’s solar-powered, student-designed and -built house) & Chadwick Arboretum
  • Tour of Parker Food Science and Technology Building, including a discussion of current projects and research

12:45 p.m. — Buffet Lunch

2 to 4 p.m. — Agricultural Bus Tour

  • Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory
  • The Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park

$35 per person includes all Friday activities

*Activities either take place or depart and return from the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center. Parking passes will be provided.

Department of Food Science and Technology Hall of Distinction Induction Ceremony & Reception

4:15 to 5:30 p.m.  — Dessert & Beverage Reception Following Ceremony 

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Fallfest Tailgate

8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center
9:30 a.m. program begins

Ohio State vs Maryland

Ohio Stadium

To attend CFAES Homecoming Weekend activities and purchase football tickets, please register at or call 614-292-2281 or 800-762-5646 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays.

Questions? Please call the CFAES Development Office at 614-292-0473 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays.


We have reserved a block of rooms at two nearby hotels. Please call the hotel of choice directly for special rates and policies. Ask either hotel for the CFAES Homecoming Rate.

Homewood Suites Columbus/OSU 1576 West Lane Avenue, Columbus, OH 43221, 614-263-7200 CFAES Homecoming rate available until September 8, 2015.