Campus Life

Homecoming 2018 Events

Homecoming T-Shirt Sales

2018 Homecoming shirts will be available to faculty, staff, alumni, and community by pre-sale only. Pick-up and shipment options available. The deadline to order your shirt will be Thursday, January 19th. Order yours today at the link below:

Order Homecoming 2018 Shirt

Pick-up orders will be distributed at the Alumni & Friends Tailgate on Saturday, January 27th from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm at the Dalton Convention Center. Shipment orders will be mailed out the week of January 22nd. There will be an additional $3 charge for shipping per shirt.

Currently enrolled students may pick up a free t-shirt at the Launch Party on Tuesday, January 23rd at 2:00 pm in the upper level of the Pope Student Center. You must have a valid DSC Student ID. Supplies are limited.


Monday, January 22, 2018

HOCO COCOA: Meet the Court

Time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Upper Level Pope
Description: Join the Homecoming Committee in the upper level of the Pope Student Center to enjoy a hot cup of cocoa while meeting the 2018 Homecoming Court. This will be your last chance to meet candidates before voting opens! Participants will also be able to make their own NASA photo ID card! This event is open to currently enrolled students only.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Homecoming Launch Party

Time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Upper Level Pope
Description: Students are encouraged to join us for the Homecoming Launch Party in the upper level of the Pope Student Center. The Homecoming Committee will distribute free 2018 Homecoming long-sleeved t-shirts (while supplies last). You can also enjoy a quick snack and play a game or two with a friend. This event is open to currently enrolled students only.

Movie Night: Space Jam

Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Brown Center, 105
Description: Join the Homecoming Committee and the Campus Activities Board in Brown 105 to watch Space Jam and enjoy freshly popped popcorn.  This event is open to currently enrolled students only.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Rage & Roar Pep-Rally

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Behind Mashburn Hall
Description: Join us for a pep-rally! Participants will be able to enjoy a bonfire, hear from the athletic coaches, learn some Dalton State cheers, meet the athletes, play lawn games, and mingle with current and former Roadrunners! This event is open to current students, alumni, faculty, staff, and the community.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Can Structure Competition

Time:  3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Lower Level Pope
Register a Team: http://bit.ly/-create-a-team-
Description: Can structure is a fun and creative way for you to give back and make donations to the on-campus food pantry, the Birdfeeder. Any currently enrolled student, faculty, or staff member can create a team by using the registration link provided. Teams must either collect donations or purchase the items they will use to create their can structure. The event will kick-off at 3 p.m. and teams will have one hour to build their Can Structure. Each structure will be judged on donations, creativity, and theme. Winning teams will be recognized during half-time at the Homecoming Game. This event is open to current students, faculty, and staff.

Home Basketball Game Vs Bethel University

Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Mashburn Arena
Tickets: General Admission $5 or Reserved Seating $10
This event is open to current students, alumni, faculty, staff, and the community.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Homecoming Service Project

Time: TBA
Location: Meet in the Eddie Miller Room
Register: http://bit.ly/RoadrunnerServe 
Description: It is tradition for all Homecoming Court members to participate in a service project together. This opportunity is also open to other students who would like to serve alongside the Homecoming Court.

Night Under the Stars

Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: Dalton State Observatory – Beaverdale Elementary School -  9196 Highway 2, Dalton GA, 30721
Description: Bring the entire family to enjoy space crafts, view the stars with our state-of-the-art equipment, and learn from our astronomy professors and students. This event is free and fun for all ages! Open to current students, alumni, faculty, staff, and the community.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Alumni & Friends Tailgate

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: Mashburn Arena Parking Lot
RSVP: http://bit.ly/dsc-alumni-friends-rsvp
Description: Join us for a free Dalton State Alumni & Friends Tailgate to reunite with old friends and make new ones, play some lawn games, and enjoy free food or the cash bar.

Homecoming Game Vs Martin Methodist College

Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Mashburn Arena
Tickets: General Admission $5 or Reserved Seating $10
Description: Join us for the 2018 Homecoming Game to cheer on the Roadrunners! Homecoming Court will be recognized during half-time. This event is open to current students, alumni, faculty, staff, and the community.

Homecoming Bash

Time: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Location: Dalton Convention Center
Student Tickets: $10 in advance / $20 day of the Bash
Guest Tickets: $20
Description:  Join us for the annual semi-formal dance in celebration of Homecoming. Tickets can be purchased in the Dean of Students Office located across form the Bookstore.