Join us for SUNY Empire's first ever HOMECOMING week.

Take time to celebrate you, your peers, and the entire SUNY Empire community during a series of virtual events. From THE BIG GAME and open mic night to panels and trivia, there’s something for everyone.

The festivities culminate in a bag of goodies, which you’ll pick up by driving in to a location.

Join us on Tuesday, November 2 at 6:30 p.m. as we kick off the event. We’re looking forward to celebrating you.

Homecoming Schedule

Tuesday, November 2

Event Kick-Off & Open Mic Night

Tuesday, November 2, 6:30 p.m.

Interested in performing at our Open Mic Night, submit an interest form now.

Student Panel: Community Involvement

Tuesday, November 2, 8 p.m.

*Check back soon for session links and detailed session descriptions

Wednesday, November 3

Ways to Engage at SUNY Empire

Wednesday, November 3, 6 p.m.

Student Panel: What Engagement Means to Me

Wednesday, November 3, 7 p.m.

Nailed It Competition

There will be prizes for the top peices.

Wednesday, November 3, 8 p.m.

*Check back soon for session links and detailed session descriptions

Thursday, November 4

QPR Training: Question, Persuade, Refer (pre-registration required)

In partnership with the Office of Mental Health, SUNY Empire will be providing a virtual QPR training session where students will be able to recognize a suicide crisis, interrupt it, and direct the person to appropriate care. Space is limited to 30 students and pre-registration is required to attend. To register, please visit:

Trainer: Garra Lloyd-Lester, director of Community and Coalition Initiatives Suicide Prevention Center of New York State, NY Office of Mental Health (OMH)

Facilitator: Joshua Boardman, Basic Needs Coordinator, SUNY Empire

Homecoming QPR Training Registration (only registered attendees may attend)

Thursday, November 4, 6-7:30 p.m.

Student Panel: How to Support Other Students

Thursday, November 4, 7 p.m.

Trivia Night

Join SUNY Empire for another fun Trivia Night!

We will be using Kahoot to submit answers. 

The best part of winning at Trivia Night is not only do you get bragging rights, you also will get SUNY Empire swag!

Thursday, November 4, 8 p.m.

*Check back soon for session links and detailed session descriptions

Friday, November 5

Drive-Up Goodie Bag Grab

On Friday, at various locations across the college, we will be hosting mini drive-up events. Students can swing by, pick up a goodie bag, and say hello.

Registration is required for this particular event. If you are planning on stopping by, please fill out the registration form.

Friday, November 5, 3 to 5 p.m.

The Big Game

Join our Esports team as they take on SUNY Empire's faculty, staff, and administrators, including our own Officer in Charge, Nathan Gonyea as they compete in Mario Kart.

Friday, November 5, 7 p.m.

*Check back soon for session links.


For questions regarding Homecoming, feel free to contact the Office of Student Life at


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SUNY Empire State 1 Stop Student Services is a partner in your successful college experience. Check out their website using the link in the blue bar above, contact, or call them!

800-847-3000, ext. 2285