Frequently Asked Questions


HOMECOMING 2014 - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Homecoming Week is Sept. 29 - Oct. 5 with the majority of events taking place of Homecoming Weekend, Friday, Oct. 3 through Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014.

Events and Registration

There are many events throughout the weekend including a rally, chili feed, parade, tailgate party, kids' activities, soccer games, the Homecoming football game, alumni events and Mass. Check the schedule for full details, including times and locations.

Any student, parent or family member, alumni, faculty/staff member, friend of the College, or Sister of the St. Scholastica Monastery are welcome to attend Homecoming events. Saturday's Homecoming football game is open to the public.  

We ask that community members preregister for events. Accurate counts help us plan the event and make sure we have enough food and supplies for everyone! Students do not need to preregister online, but should try to pick up their tickets before the weekend.

Many of the Homecoming events are free. Listed below are the events that have fees.
Tailgate Party - $10 per person / $5 per child (under 12)
Football Game - $7 for General Admissions; $5 for College Students (non-CSS), Seniors Citizens (with ID), and Children ages 18-6yrs; Free for youth 5 and under.

No outside alcohol may be brought into any Homecoming event including the game. Alcoholic beverages will be available at the tailgate party for those of legal age. The Campaign to Reduce Student Drinking (CRSD) promotes responsible alcohol use. The College's alcohol policy, along with more information can be found in the student handbook.

Alcohol will be available in an enclosed area to participants with proper ID (Driver's License, State ID, U.S. Military ID, or Passport). Once your ID is checked, you will receive a wristband allowing you into the beer garden and enabling you to buy beer tickets. Alcohol must be consumed in the designated area.

Yes. The student can use Dining Dollars or their meal plan. If you'd like, you can pay cash. All meals are under $10 in the Greenview. Please note. The Greenview Dining Room may be closed for Homecoming food service. 

Football Game and Ticket Information

4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4.

Students, faculty and staff can get free Football tickets before the game time. Alumni who want to attend just the game can purchase at Public Schools Stadium.

All St. Scholastica students will be provided with a game ticket which must be picked up before the game. Faculty, staff, alumni, Sisters and parents/families get their tickets by registering online. If you have questions, contact Brenda Kimlinger at (218) 723-6071 or (866) 935-3731.

Students will receive one free ticket each. Faculty and staff can request up to 2 free tickets. Anyone can purchase tickets at the game.

$7 for General Admissions; $5 for College Students (non-CSS), Seniors Citizens (with ID), and Children ages 18-6yrs; Free for youth 5 and under and St. Scholastica students with ID (St. Scholastica students must pick up their free tickets before the game).

Spirit buses will start leaving the College at 3:00 p.m. and will return after the game.

To ensure the safety of all students, any student who is clearly under the influence of alcohol will not be allowed on the bus.    In addition, the student will be held accountable in accordance with the College Alcohol Policy. Please be aware, the College jurisdiction covers conduct including off-campus behaviors which adversely affects the College community. Disorderly or disruptive behavior at Public Schools Stadium will not be tolerated. You can view the entire policy at: http://resources.css.edu/StAffairs/StudentHandbook/AlcoholPolicy.pdf

There will be no containers of any kind permitted on the bus; purses and backpacks are subject to search by security officers.

No alcohol can be taken onto public school property (including in water bottles or other unmarked containers). Police officers will be present at Public Schools Stadium. Any drunken or disorderly behavior will be addressed by the Police Department and will lead to removal from the game and subject to a ticket violation.

Homecoming Dance

A DJ will be playing a variety of music at the dance.

The homecoming dance is open to St. Scholastica students and alumni.  Students must have their student ID with them to enter.  Alumni will need to show a photo ID and sign in with Alumni Relations.

Yes, this event is offered at no cost.

St. Scholastica students may bring one non-CSS guest.  The student will have to sign their guest in and will be responsible for ensuring the behavior of their guest is appropriate for a St. Scholastica event.

Alcohol will not be available at the dance.

No. Please come as you are.

A CSS student ID is required for free admission to the Homecoming Dance on September 28. Students may bring one non-CSS guest. The guest will have to present a photo ID, and the CSS student will have to sign their guest in and will be responsible to ensure that their guest's behavior is appropriate for a St. Scholastica event and in line with our Benedictine Values (Particularly the values of Community, Respect and Stewardship).

There will be no containers of any kind permitted at the dance; water will be provided. Purses and backpacks are subject to search.

To ensure the safety of all students, any student who is clearly hampered and under the influence of alcohol will not to be allowed into the dance. In addition, the student will be held accountable in accordance with the College Alcohol Policy. All students and guests are expected to abide by the Benedictine Values and adhere to the CSS Code of Conduct and policies. Disorderly or disruptive behavior will not be tolerated. You can view the entire policy at:  http://resources.css.edu/StAffairs/StudentHandbook/AlcoholPolicy.pdf.

OTHER EVENT QUESTIONS

Complete the online parade application found at css.edu/parade.

Any St. Scholastica apparel or school colors (royal blue and gold).

Most of the events will take place on Saturday. There will be parking available on campus in Lot 5. Please note that some of the Homecoming activities will disrupt the flow of traffic on campus, particularly the Parade on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 11-11:30 a.m. and the football team send-off on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 2:15-2:30 p.m.

At the St. Scholastica Saints Shop and the tailgate party.

Visit our Volunteer Opportunities page, or call Alumni Relations at (218) 723-6071 for more information.

Contact Alumni Relations at 723-6071 or (866) 935-3731.

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