Are You Ready? Homecoming Weekend 2016 is here!

Brutus Buckeye

CFAES Homecoming Weekend is Here!

Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2016!


Reconnect with your classmates and make new friends as the college celebrates the conclusion of the But for Ohio State campaign during Homecoming Weekend.


New Friday Attractions! New Saturday Location!

Scarlett Buckeye Leaf

 Friday, September 30, 2016

CFAES Programming Day - FREE

Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center

Update your Ohio State University Alumni Association contact information now to stay connected and ensure access to CFAES homecoming: click then select "Update Your Info."
buckeye bulletTo attend CFAES Homecoming Weekend activities and purchase football tickets, register at or call 614-292-2281 or 800-762-5646 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays.

buckeye bulletTo learn more, check regularly for updated information regarding CFAES Homecoming Weekend at

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

Hotel Accommodations

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.
Homewood Suites Columbus/OSU
1576 West Lane Avenue
Columbus, OH 43221
CFAES Homecoming rate available until September 2
Holiday Inn Express & Suites OSU
3045 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43202
CFAES Homecoming rate available until September 1

9 a.m. Ohio State Campus Tour (optional)

11 a.m. Luncheon Registration

11:30 a.m. CFAES But for Ohio State Campaign Celebration Lunch

1:30 p.m. Afternoon Activities

4:15 p.m. Department of Food Science and Technology Hall of Distinction Induction Ceremony & Reception

Evening on you own.  Plan to watch the Ohio State Homecoming Parade, in which many of our CFAES student organizations participate.  Parade starts at 6 p.m. beginning at Ohio Stadium and ending at the Ohio Union.

Scarlett Buckeye Leaf

Saturday, October 1, 2016

CFAES Fallfest Tailgate

The Plumb Hall Lawn

Join us in our NEW Fallfest location – the Plumb Hall Lawn!  Plumb is located at 2027 Coffey Road, just a short walk from the ‘Shoe!  Plan to enjoy tailgate fare from Metro Cuisine Catering and entertainment by Mark Dantzer. Tables and seating will be available. The newly-renovated Kottman Hall lobby will be showcased as part of the event. 

8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

*Registration opens at 8 a.m. and will be located north of Plumb Hall.

Tailgate and Game Ticket - $120                  

Recent Alumni Tailgate and Game Ticket (Class of 2006-2016) - $100

Tailgate Only - $35

Brutus wants you to come to homecoming

50th Anniversary Tailgate (Class of 1966) - Complimentary Admission (Game Ticket is $87)

All are invited to register for the Fallfest Tailgate. Football tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. New this year, you will be able to purchase up to four game tickets per household.  To be eligible for football tickets, CFAES alumni must be sustaining or life members of The Ohio State University Alumni Association. Please go to The Ohio State University Alumni Association website to update your information and ensure your membership.

Accessibility seating requests must be received by August 31, 2016 and includes one companion ticket.

 Scarlett Buckeye LeafSunday, October 2, 2016

Class of 1966 Reunion Luncheon

Ohio Union, Archie M. Griffin Grand Ballroom

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

Visit for a schedule of events and to register.

Additional information will be posted as it becomes available.