Being together again is taking on a whole new meaning this year! Register to attend all or just a few of the fun events and family activities taking place during Homecoming Weekend.

Find out what it means to be a part of the pride at our 2021 Homecoming celebration November 4-7. Homecoming is an opportunity for you to reconnect with old friends and build a network of new connections to help in ways you never dreamed possible!

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Homecoming Schedule

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Thursday, November 4

 Athletic Hall of Fame

$40 per guest | $25 for Hall of Fame members
Reception: 6:30 p.m.
Dinner and Ceremony: 7 p.m.
Venue at The Block — 14307 Seventh St., Dade City, FL 33523

Our 2020 class will be inducted into the Saint Leo University Athletic Hall of Fame.

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A limited number of seats are available for walk-up registrations.

 

Friday, November 5

 Alumni and 50th Reunion Hospitality Tents – Check-in

Noon – 5 p.m.
Student Activities Building/Saint Jude Chapel Clock Tower

Upon arrival, please check in at the alumni hospitality tents to receive your Saint Leo goody bag, sign up for a campus tour, or meet up with friends. Welcome back to Saint Leo!

 *NEW* General Campus Tours – FREE  

Sign up for tours at the alumni hospitality tents to reserve your spot. All tours will depart from the alumni hospitality tents. This tour does not include the Wellness Center.

1 p.m.
2 p.m.
3 p.m.
4 p.m.

 Spirit of Saint Leo Golf Tournament

Start: 1 p.m. │ Registration: 11 a.m.
Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club

Play a friendly and competitive round of golf with fellow alumni while raising money for Saint Leo Athletics at this popular annual event.

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 50th Reunion Lunch – $10

Noon – 1 p.m.
Lunch pickup: Student Community Center, Dining Hall

Members of the Classes of 1970 and 1971 can pick up a grab-and-go box lunch in the Dining Hall and head outside to start the afternoon off right, together again with friends.

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 Brews & Bites – $15

6:30 p.m.

Kirk Hall Lawn Tent

Kick off Homecoming 2021 with a fun evening of food, beer and wine, and friends! Water and soft drinks also will be available.

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 Saint Leo Women’s Volleyball vs. Florida Tech

7 p.m. (View Ticket Pricing)
Marion Bowman Activities Center

Watch the Saint Leo Lions take on Florida Tech in one fun and action-packed match.

 

Saturday, November 6

 Alumni and 50th Reunion Hospitality Tents – Check-in

Noon – 5 p.m.
Student Activities Building/Saint Jude Chapel Clock Tower

Upon arrival, please check in at the alumni hospitality tents to receive your Saint Leo goody bag, sign up for a campus tour, or meet up with friends. Welcome back to Saint Leo!

 Women’s Cross Country NCAA Division II South Regional Championship

8:30 a.m.
Abbey Golf Course

 Men’s Cross Country NCAA Division II South Regional Championship

9:45 a.m.
Abbey Golf Course

 Brunch with the President – $15

10:30 a.m.
Kirk Hall Lawn Tent

Join President Jeffrey Senese at one of Homecoming’s most popular events as he shares his annual address to alumni and presents the 2020 Alumni Awards. The 2021 recipients will be recognized at a later date.

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 Baseball Alumni Game – FREE

11 a.m.
Thomas B. Southard Stadium

Alumni of Saint Leo baseball compete in the annual alumni game.

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 ****NEW* General Campus Tours – FREE 

Sign up for tours at the alumni hospitality tents to reserve your spot. All tours will depart from the alumni hospitality tents. This tour does not include the Wellness Center.

Noon
1 p.m.
2 p.m.
3 p.m.

 *NEW* Wellness Center Tours – FREE  

Sign up for tours at the alumni hospitality tents to reserve your spot. All tours will depart from the alumni hospitality tents. Limited to 15 people per tour.

Noon
1:30 p.m.
3 p.m.

 Live Music at Benedict’s Coffeehouse – FREE

12:30 – 2 p.m.
Benedict’s Coffeehouse Patio

Stop by for your favorite Starbucks specialty drink and a relaxing afternoon of live outdoor music. Faculty members from each college will be on hand to share in conversation with alumni and families.

 Lion’s Rally – $20 adults, $15 children (12 and under)

3 – 6 p.m.
The Bowl, just outside the Student Community Center

Reconnect with former classmates and make new memories while enjoying music and delicious food from Saint Leo’s new food truck, The Hungry Lion, and other Tampa-area food trucks. This is a great family event that’s fun for all ages!

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 Softball Alumni Game – FREE

3 p.m.
University Softball Stadium

Alumni of Saint Leo softball return to the field in the annual alumni game.

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 Saint Leo Women’s Volleyball vs. Barry University

4 p.m. (View Ticket Pricing)
Marion Bowman Activities Center

Watch the Saint Leo Lions take on Barry University in one fun and action-packed match.

 50th Reunion Dinner and Celebration – FREE to class members

No cost to members of the Classes of 1970 and 1971 and one guest, all others $20

7 p.m.
Kirk Hall Lawn Tent

The Classes of 1970 and 1971 will celebrate their 50th reunion with an evening of dinner, music, and dancing.

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Sunday, November 7

 Mass of Remembrance

10 a.m.
Saint Leo Abbey Church

Celebrate Mass of remembrance with the Saint Leo Abbey Church community.

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 Farewell Brunch

$10
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Student Community Center Dining Hall Patio

Wrap up your weekend with a brunch buffet, including a bloody mary bar and mimosas.

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Make Your Plans Today:

 Airports

Tampa International Airport (TPA) – 45 minutes away
St. Pete – Clearwater International Airport (PIE) – one hour away
Orlando International Airport (MCO) – an hour and 30 minutes away

 Driving Directions

From North or South: Take I-75 to Exit 285. Head east on State Road 52 for about 4 miles. Saint Leo University will be on your left, across the street from the Abbey Golf Course.

From Orlando: Take I-4 West to I-75. Exit to the north, then take I-75 to Exit 285. Head east on State Road 52 for about 4 miles. Saint Leo University will be on your left, across the street from the Abbey Golf Course. Average drive time from Orlando is approximately 90 minutes.

 

 

Hotel Accommodations:

To receive a Saint Leo University discount, please be sure to mention that you are a Saint Leo alumna/alumnus.

  Saddlebrook

(800) 907-4401
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  Hampton Inn, Dade City

(352) 567-5277

Mention Saint Leo University to receive a discount.

  Hampton Inn, Wesley Chapel

(813) 973-2288
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  Hilton Inn & Suites, Wesley Chapel

(813) 591-6900
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Learn about Saint Leo’s COVID-19 Safety Precautions for a Healthy Homecoming

 COVID-19 Safety Precautions

After more than a year of living through the pandemic, we are proud of our success in keeping the Saint Leo community safe and healthy as we offer a quality education, new student experiences, and academic and personal support. Saint Leo is committed to ensuring this same level of safety at Homecoming 2021 as we welcome our alumni to campus this November.

Alumni visiting campus can rest assured that you and your family will have a safe and healthy weekend on campus.

  1. The majority of planned Homecoming events are being held outdoors or under a tent on the Kirk Hall lawn.
  2. While indoors in a public setting, the use of cloth or disposable face coverings or masks is required for all individuals.
  3. For those who are unvaccinated, face masks or face coverings must be worn when in the presence of others and in public settings both indoors and outdoors.
  4. To be on campus, all students, faculty, and staff, regardless of vaccination status, must be free of any symptoms potentially related to COVID-19.
  5. Regardless of where you go on campus, you’ll find enhanced cleaning protocols in place in all Saint Leo facilities including classrooms, offices, housing and dining facilities, restrooms, and public spaces.