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Homecoming 2022

Come home to Kean, Cougars! Kean alumni, students, faculty, staff and the local community are invited to join Kean University for Homecoming Weekend, September 30 - October 2, 2022. Enjoy the big game and a variety of fun, family-friendly activities.

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Homecoming 2022

Join Us

Calling all Kean Cougars! Kean alumni, students, faculty and staff are invited to join us for Homecoming. Enjoy a free music festival, alumni reunions, the traditional Homecoming Carnival and the big football game.

Many events are free, but registration is required.


Lamont Repollet

Upcoming Events

Friday, September 30

President’s Alumni Ball - Recognizing Kean’s Distinguished Alumni
6 - 11 p.m.

Seating is limited. Reserve your tickets today.


Kean Football

Saturday, October 1

Homecoming Carnival Games, Food Trucks and Campus Tours

Union Campus, Kean Hall Lot, Harwood Lot, Visitors Lot
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Alumni register here

Kean Students can RSVP and/or check in with their event pass on the day of the event. Faculty and Staff are not required to register, but will need to show their Kean University ID when picking up their tickets at the Welcome Tent.

Homecoming Tailgate - Kean Hollywood Blue Carpet
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Kean Cougars vs. William Paterson Pioneers Football Game
Union Campus, Alumni Stadium
1 p.m.
$10 General Admission for Guests
$5 Visiting Students, Seniors, Children
Free - Kean Students, Staff and Faculty (With ID)
Tickets will be on sale soon!

Nat Geo Rarely Seen

Sunday, October 2

Greek Alumni Reunion

2 - 6 p.m.


All weekend

Rarely Seen - Photographs of the Extraordinary organized by National Geographic

Kean Galleries

Liberty Hall Academic Center Gallery and Exhibition Hall

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

For tickets

Dianne looking up while smiling. She has long green earrings, loose curly hair, big smile and yellow shirt with colored collars

Past Events

Saturday, September 24

50th Reunion Reception - Celebrating the Classes of 1970, 1971 and 1972

Campus Tours: 2 p.m.
Reception: 3 - 5 p.m.


Jazz & Roots Music Festival on The Lawn at Enlow Hall Presented by Mike Griot

FREE Outdoor Concert: 4 - 8 p.m.

Additional information