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Homecoming Weekend

Vulcan Fest Homecoming Weekend is about bringing together friends old and new. There’s a lot going on—and we hope you’ll join us! Cal U is proud to call southwestern Pennsylvania home. We love our community and want to celebrate it. We do just that through Vulcan Fest! 

  Friday, Oct. 12

4 p.m.

Women's Soccer vs. Shippensburg
Phillipsburg Soccer Facility

5 p.m.

Pep Rally
Herron Basketball Courts
Sponsored by the Black Student Union

6:30 p.m.

Men's Soccer vs. Shippensburg
Phillipsburg Soccer Facility


  Saturday, Oct. 13

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Kids' zone with face painting, inflatables and petting zoo
Cal U Main Campus

 Noon - 1 p.m.

Homecoming Parade
Cal U Main Campus and California Borough
Register to participate in the parade

1 p.m.

Vulcan Fest - Food, kids' zone (1-3 p.m.) and live music
Adamson Stadium at Roadman Park

3 p.m.

Cal U vs. Gannon (Homecoming football game) - Crowning of Homecoming Queen and King at halftime
Adamson Stadium at Roadman Park

6 p.m. (approx.)

Vulcan Fest Concert: Chris Higbee
Contemporary Country Artist
Roadman Park (outside Adamson Stadium), immediately after the game

8 p.m. (approx.)

 Vulcan Fest Concert: Lonestar
CMA Award Winning Band
Roadman Park (outside Adamson Stadium), following Chris Higbee

Group portrait of CMA Award Winning Band Lonestar.

9 p.m.

Roadman Park


  Sunday, Oct. 14

All Day

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Have questions? Reach out to us at or 724-938-4418.

Cal U alumni pose for a picture at Homecoming.

Alumni Events


The Office of Alumni Relations has a weekend full of events and reunions planned for Cal U alumni.

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Students at Homecoming Court.

Student Events


For students, Homecoming is more than just a weekend event. It is a week of shows, activities and much more.

View student events.