Florida Tech Homecoming 2024

April 2 - April 7, 2024

The Office of Alumni Affairs, Student Life, and the Student Government Association are thrilled to invite you to Florida Tech's 2024 Homecoming!

All events will be open to students, alumni, faculty, staff, and registered/paid family members attending Family Weekend.

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2024 Homecoming Schedule

Questions? Please email alumni@fit.edu for assistance. 

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: Rick Stottler Field

Price: Free!

Join us and cheer on the women's lacrosse team as they play against Rollins College! #GoPanthers

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Guided Campus Tours

Date: Thursday, April 4, 2024

Meet at the WFIT building located next to the Gleason Performing Arts Center to check in and then join our student ambassadors for a one-hour walking tour around campus. Florida Tech is constantly growing, improving, and changing—so whether it's been one year or 30 since your last visit... you are sure to discover something new! 

  • 2:00 p.m. Campus Tour 
  • 3:00 p.m. Campus Tour

Register here!

Questions? Please contact Associate Director of Admissions, Jessica Applewhite at (321) 381-8324.

Homecoming 2 Mile Run/Walk On-Campus

Date: Thursday, April 4, 2024

Race Start Time: 5:30 p.m.

Location: Florida Tech Main Campus - Start/Finish located at Panther Plaza

Join us for a 2-mile race through campus! Get your awesome Florida Tech t-shirt, goody bag, and enjoy a post-race party with beer provided by Broken Barrel Tavern and refreshments provided by Campus Dining. Race is open to the public!

Register here!

Winners of all age divisions will receive a special Panther Pride medal.

Race proceeds benefit the Florida Tech Cross Country and Outdoor Track team.

3...2...1...Win: HOCO Casino Night in the Clemente Center

Date: Thursday, April 4, 2024

Time: 8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Go back in time to the early days of Florida Tech and explore some of the “secret” history of Countdown College. From the Atomic Toilet to the Missel Men, and ultra-top-secret labs, try your luck at classic casino games to win big at our silent auction. Don’t forget to watch your back, because exploration brings new discoveries that could shock our world.



Please note that no real money will be used for the casino. 


Homecoming Fest featuring the Plain White T’s

Date: Friday, April 5, 2024

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Cost: Free!

Location: Nance Park, 201 N. Miramar Ave., Indialantic

Be part of Florida Tech's annual Homecoming Fest, our FREE concert at Nance Park in Indialantic! The Florida Tech Alumni Association and Student Government Association, in partnership with Deuterman Productions, present a night you won't forget, featuring street vendors, food, drinks, family activities, and of course... an AMAZING CONCERT.

2024 Band Lineup: Plain White T’s, ALEXSUCKS, The Kaleidoscope Kid, and DJ Tommy MOT

Register today for exclusive access to the VIP Panther Tent sponsored by Long Doggers!

**Parking is limited, so please park on campus and take the shuttles to and from Nance Park. Complimentary coach buses will be running from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. from TWO locations on campus:

  • In front of the Clemente Center (3011 Panther Place)
  • In front of Residence Hall Circle (2745 Country Club Road)

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2024

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Location: Rick Stottler Field

Price: Free!

Join us and cheer on the men's lacrosse team as they play against Embry-Riddle University! #GoPanthers

HOCO Lunch at Panther Dining Hall

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2024

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Price: $12.75 + tax -  All you can eat!

Enjoy an out-of-this-world lunch at Panther Dining Hall featuring delicious food, drinks, and everything under the sun.


Exploration 65: HOCO Carnival at Crawford Green

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2024

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

After the week-long exploration of our history at Florida Tech, we will meet some new friends and communicate with them to see how they live at Exploration 65: HOCO Carnival. Alienkind and humankind will intertwine to bring you an adventurous night of fun, games, and food!

Florida Tech Annual Alumni Awards Gala in the Clemente Center

Must be 21+ to attend

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2024

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Theme: Space/Galaxy

The Homecoming Gala features the Jerome P. Keuper Distinguished Alumni Award presentation and honors one outstanding alumnus/alumna from each college. Reconnecting, reminiscing, cocktails, dinner, award ceremony, live music, and dancing make this event the highlight of Homecoming Weekend! You can't miss this. Gather a group of your alumni friends and reserve a table for an unforgettable evening!

Purchase tickets here!

Homecoming Mass & Pancake Breakfast at the All Faiths Center

Date: Sunday, April 7, 2024

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Florida Tech Catholic Campus Ministry cordially invites all alumni, parents, families, and friends to an Alumni Mass. Following the Mass, Newman Club students will be in the kitchen cooking a FREE pancake breakfast.

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