Homecoming 2012


10/16/2012 - Congratulation to this year's Homecoming Royalty! Crowned as King and Queen were Ronald Johnson, Missouri City and Ashley Landry, Baytown.

10/5/2012 - Join the student body of LU as we celebrate Homecoming 2012 – Remember the Cards, Remember the Cause! This week of fun activities, royal announcements, and community service is dedicated to the spirit of Lamar University and honors the generations of Cardinals who came before us!

Homecoming Week Schedule of Events

Monday, October 8

11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Setzer Student Center Arbor:
     Cake Cutting Ceremony and announcement of the Homecoming Court.
11:15 am – 2:00 pm, Setzer Student Center Front Entrance:
     Vote for your Homecoming Royalty. Be there to get your free Homecoming 2012 T-shirt!

Tuesday, October 9

10:00 am 2:00 pm, Setzer Student Center Front Entrance:
     Last chance to vote for Homecoming Royalty!
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Sheila Umphrey Recreational Sports Center:
     Student Dodgeball Tournament. Jump in for a single game, or stay for all the action in this fun free-for-all!
7:00 pm, McDonald Gym:
     Greek vs. Faculty Basketball Game. Cheer on your fave Greeks – or Profs – at this Homecoming tradition! Get there early to snag a free Greek vs. Faculty T-shirt.

Wednesday, October 10

4:00 pm 6:00 pm, Setzer Student Center Arbor:
     Remember the Cause! Join us for Campus Clean-Up, a service project honoring the legacy of LU’s alumni. Once a Cardinal, always a Cardinal!
10:00 pm – 12:00 am, Dining Hall:
     Midnight BBQ! Enjoy late-night treats and be there as the Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior Homecoming Court winners are announced. Plus, the top 3 King and Queen candidates will be revealed!

Thursday, October 11

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Front of Dining Hall:
     Cardinal Carnival. Bounce houses, obstacle courses, and more, along with games and prizes!
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm, Setzer Student Center Arbor:
     Rock the Block! Head to the Block Party to dance and mingle.

Friday, October 12

11:00 am – 2:00 pm, Patio Behind Setzer Student Center:
     Cardinal Frenzy! Take out your mid-term stress the right way! We’ll have a Pie-in-the-Face Booth featuring members of the Student Government Association, Homecoming Court, and even some good-natured faculty members! Plus, step right up and Wreck A Wreck as we attack the McMurry WarMobile with sledgehammers!
7:00 pm, Golf Driving Range:
     Pep Rally and Bonfire. Get pumped up for Cardinal victory with the LU Cheerleaders, Dance Team, and Football Team!

Saturday, October 13 GAME DAY!

1:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Student Tailgating Lot:
     Spend the day hanging out with old friends and meet some new ones at Student Tailgating!
4:30 pm, Starts at Dining Hall - ends at Provost Umphrey Stadium:
     Cardinal Walk of Champions. Join President Jimmy Simmons and Beaumont Mayor Becky Ames, plus LU faculty and staff, to cheer on the football team as they make their way across campus! Let them hear your Cardinal Spirit!
7:00 pm, Provost Umphrey Stadium:
     KICKOFF! Be there as your Lamar Cardinals take on the McMurry War Hawks!

Student Organization Ticket Sales

If you're interested in sitting with your registered student organization for home football games, please complete the form below.  You will have the opportunity to select as few as 1 game, or all of the games. The form is due no later than 12 noon on the Monday prior to game day.  

Tickets will be available for pick up by a chapter representative on the Wednesday prior to game day after 2pm in the Office of Student Engagement in 115 Wimberly.  Chapter representative must be either the president or a designee of the president.  Designees must present written permission from the president to pick up the tickets.  

Student Org Group Ticket Request

For questions about Homecoming events please contact Student Activities at (409) 880-2395.