Polaroid photos of USF community members of the years

 

As time has gone by, Cougar Days has become the overarching title for many activities and celebrations taking place around USF Homecoming. Make plans to come home again and celebrate Cougar Days with friends, family and old classmates! It will be a full weekend of events that you will not want to miss!

Cougar Days October 1-3, 2021 will include:

  • All-Class Social and Reunion Events
  • Milestone Class Reunion Events for classes ending in zero and one 
  • Nursing Reunion
  • Family Weekend
  • Alumni Achievement Awards Celebration
  • Hall of Fame Banquet
  • Homecoming Game and Festivities
  • Athletic and Fine Arts Events

Find an Event for you!

Alumni

Alumni Registration
Friday, October 1


10:00 – 11:00 a.m. | 50th Class Reunion Brunch with President Brett Bradfield Mear’s Library
Take a walk down memory lane with old friends. Join the class of 1970 and 1971 for brunch as they reminisce and share some laughs over wonderful memories made at Sioux Falls College. ($10)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Campus Tours McDonald Center, Ward Lobby If you haven’t been on a tour of campus in a while (or ever!), here’s your chance! Get your bearings for the fun-filled weekend ahead while learning more about campus life. See what's new, what's improved and what's just as you remembered it! (complimentary)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Back to Class (Session #1) Various Classrooms Alumni - reconnect with the reason you first came to USF – learning! Choose from a variety of classes. (complimentary)

11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | President’s Picnic Quad (weather permitting) President and First Lady Bradfield invite students, families, alumni, faculty, staff, and USF’s Board of Trustees to enjoy lunch outside on the quad. (complimentary)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. | Historical Campus Tours McDonald Center, Ward Lobby Join USF alumnus Jon Hiatt ’97 and special guests for a historical walking tour of campus. Learn about the unsung heroes of the University’s history, pranks and traditions, and the many pervasive urban legends of campus. (complimentary)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. | Back to Class (Session #2) Various Classrooms Alumni - reconnect with the reason you first came to USF – learning! Families - put yourself in your student’s shoes and experience a college course! Choose from a variety of classes. (complimentary)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. | Choir Rehearsal First Baptist Church Catch the USF Concert Chorale as they prepare to contribute to worship at USF Sunday. (complimentary)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. | Succulent Planting (Session #1) McDonald Center, Conference Room Cacti and succulents – dig into the latest craze captivating the world of plants! Learn basic growing and care techniques of these long-lasting green plants and make your very own succulent planter. Materials will be provided. No green thumb required! All skill levels welcome. ($20)

3:30 – 5:00 p.m. | The Gauntlet Social with Faculty and Staff Jeschke Fine Arts Center Gallery This open house is inspired by a USF commencement tradition in which each graduate shares a moment with their USF professors during the ceremony. Reconnect with faculty you know, get updates from new professors and staff, and swap stories with current students and their families. (complimentary)

4:00 – 6:00 p.m. | Faculty and Alumni Art Receptions Jeschke Fine Arts Center Gallery Join the Art Department for two exhibitions celebrating the artwork of our faculty and alumni! Be sure to stop by both galleries and enjoy some incredible artwork and tasty refreshments. (complimentary)

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. | Outdoor Band Concert Salsbury Science Center Plaza (weather permitting) Join the USF Music Department for an instrumental music concert in the beautiful plaza between the Jeschke Fine Arts Center and the Salsbury Science Center. (complimentary)

5:30 – 8:00 p.m. | Alumni Achievement Awards Celebration & Dinner Orpheum Theater Celebrate all things USF at this high-spirited dinner and program. Represent your class, groove to music from the decades, and celebrate the 2020 and 2021 Alumni Achievement Award recipients. Cash bar available. Semi-formal dress recommended. Social Hour 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Program 6:30-8:00 p.m. ($25)

6:00 – 8:00 p.m. | Hall of Fame Banquet Orpheum Theater Celebrate the newest inductees of the University of Sioux Falls Athletics Hall of Fame. Join us for heavy hors d’oeuvres as we honor those who left indelible marks at USF. Cash bar available. Semi-formal dress recommended. Social and hors d’oeuvres 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Program 7:00-8:00 p.m. ($25)

Saturday, October 2

8:30-10:30 a.m. | Cougar Days 5K Run/Walk | Pasley Park
All are welcome to join the fun in this family-friendly run/walk. Each participant will receive a USF track and field shirt and can race to win prizes in various divisions! All proceeds from the event will support USF Track and Field. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. and the race starts at 9 a.m. ($20)

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. | Rise and Shine Breakfast McDonald Center, Ward Lobby Enjoy a casual breakfast and reminisce wonderful memories with old classmates. Stop by to hang out, relax, and catch up with milestone classes and their families! ($10)

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. | Succulent Planting (Session #2) McDonald Center, Conference Room Cacti and succulents – dig into the latest craze captivating the world of plants! Learn basic growing and care techniques of these long-lasting green plants and make your very own succulent planter. Materials will be provided. No green thumb required! All skill levels are welcome. ($20)

10:00 – 10:30 a.m. | Campus Visit McDonald Center, Ward Lobby Future Cougars are invited to tour the University of Sioux Falls! Start off with a presentation from an admission counselor followed by a student-led campus tour. (complimentary)

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. | Campus Tours McDonald Center, Ward Lobby If you haven’t been on a tour of campus in a while (or ever!), here’s your chance! Get your bearings for the fun-filled weekend ahead while learning more about campus life. See what's new, what's improved and what's just as you remembered it! (complimentary)

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Tailgate and Family Carnival USF Sports Complex Outdoor fun for all ages – enjoy a casual environment with food trucks, inflatables, lawn games and more! Food and beverage available for purchase. (complimentary)

1:00 p.m. | Homecoming Football Game vs. Augustana University USF Sports Complex Come cheer on your Cougars as they take on the Vikings! 2020 and 2021 Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized and Homecoming Coronation will take place at half-time. Tickets can be purchases at www.usfcougars.com/tickets after August 30. (tickets required)

2-3 p.m. | Cookies & Canvas | McDonald Center, Conference Room, Enjoy cookies while painting your own canvas. The instructor will teach this class using a step-by-step method, allowing everyone to bring out their inner Picasso! All skill levels are welcome and proceeds support USF Student Activities. ($25)

 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | 1981 Football Team Reunion Dinner Orpheum Theater Players and coaches from the 1981 Football Team are invited to a special dinner as we celebrate their milestone reunion and induction into the USF Athletics Hall of Fame. Cash bar available. Entrance to the All-Class Bash is included with registration to this dinner. ($20)

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | School of Nursing Reunion Dinner Orpheum Theater Join us for heavy hors d’oeuvres and share memories with nursing alumni and faculty as we celebrate a decade of graduates from USF’s School of Nursing! Cash bar available. Entrance to the All-Class Bash is included with registration to this event. ($20)

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | All-Class Bash Orpheum Theater This USF party features food, live music, dancing, games, door prizes and more! All alumni are invited to attend and we'll recognize the reunion classes ending in zero and one with reunion class photos. Cash bar available. ($10)

Sunday, October 3

9:00 & 10:30 a.m. | USF Sunday First Baptist Church The USF Concert Chorale will contribute to worship at First Baptist Church of Sioux Falls at both services. Traditional service held at 9:00 a.m. Contemporary service held at 10:30 a.m. (complimentary)
 

Family Weekend

Family Weekend Registration
Friday, October 1

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Campus Tours McDonald Center, Ward Lobby If you haven’t been on a tour of campus in a while (or ever!), here’s your chance! Get your bearings for the fun-filled weekend ahead while learning more about campus life. (complimentary)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Back to Class (Session #1) Various Classrooms Alumni - reconnect with the reason you first came to USF – learning! Families - put yourself in your student’s shoes and experience a college course! Choose from a variety of classes. (complimentary)

11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | President’s Picnic Quad (weather permitting) President and First Lady Bradfield invite students, families, alumni, faculty, staff, and USF’s Board of Trustees to enjoy lunch outside on the quad. (complimentary)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. | Historical Campus Tours McDonald Center, Ward Lobby Join USF alumnus Jon Hiatt ’97 and special guests for a historical walking tour of campus. Learn about the unsung heroes of the University’s history, pranks and traditions, and the many pervasive urban legends of campus. (complimentary)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. | Back to Class (Session #2) Various Classrooms Alumni - reconnect with the reason you first came to USF – learning! Families - put yourself in your student’s shoes and experience a college course! Choose from a variety of classes. (complimentary)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. | Choir Rehearsal First Baptist Church Catch the USF Concert Chorale as they prepare to contribute to worship at USF Sunday. (complimentary)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. | Succulent Planting (Session #1) McDonald Center, Conference Room Cacti and succulents – dig into the latest craze captivating the world of plants! Learn basic growing and care techniques of these long-lasting green plants and make your very own succulent planter. Materials will be provided. No green thumb required! All skill levels welcome. ($20)

3:30 – 5:00 p.m. | The Gauntlet Social with Faculty and Staff Jeschke Fine Arts Center Gallery This open house is inspired by a USF commencement tradition in which each graduate shares a moment with their USF professors during the ceremony. Have your student introduce you to their favorite professors, ask questions and mingle with other parents, students, and alumni. (complimentary)

4:00 – 6:00 p.m. | Faculty and Alumni Art Receptions Jeschke Fine Arts Center Gallery Join the Art Department for two exhibitions celebrating the artwork of our faculty and alumni! Be sure to stop by both galleries and enjoy some incredible artwork and tasty refreshments. (complimentary)

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. | Outdoor Band Concert Salsbury Science Center Plaza (weather permitting) Join the USF Music Department for an instrumental music concert in the beautiful plaza between the Jeschke Fine Arts Center and the Salsbury Science Center. (complimentary)

5:00 – 6:30 p.m. | Dinner at the Caf McDonald Center, Salsbury Dining Hall Enjoy dinner in the Salsbury Dining Hall. ($9)

8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | USF’s Got Talent Jeschke Fine Arts Center, Meredith Auditorium From across campus, talented USF students will share a variety of acts ranging from singing, dancing, comedy, magic, stunts, and more! (complimentary)

Saturday, October 2

8:30-10:30 a.m. | Cougar Days 5K Run/Walk | Pasley Park, All are welcome to join the fun in this family-friendly run/walk. Each participant will receive a USF track and field shirt and can race to win prizes in various divisions! All proceeds from the event will support USF Track and Field. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. and the race starts at 9 a.m. ($20)

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. | Succulent Planting (Session #2) McDonald Center, Conference Room Cacti and succulents – dig into the latest craze captivating the world of plants! Learn basic growing and care techniques of these long-lasting green plants and make your very own succulent planter. Materials will be provided. No green thumb required! All skill levels welcome. ($20)

10:00 – 10:30 a.m. | Campus Visit McDonald Center, Ward Lobby Future Cougars are invited to tour the University of Sioux Falls! Start off with a presentation from an admission counselor followed by a student-led campus tour. (complimentary)

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. | Campus Tours McDonald Center, Ward Lobby If you haven’t been on a tour of campus in a while (or ever!), here’s your chance! Get your bearings for the fun-filled weekend ahead while learning more about campus life. (complimentary)

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Tailgate and Family Carnival USF Sports Complex Outdoor fun for all ages – enjoy a casual environment with food trucks, inflatables, lawn games and more! Food and beverage available for purchase. (complimentary)

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Brunch at the Caf McDonald Center, Salsbury Dining Hall Enjoy brunch in the Salsbury Dining Hall. ($8)

1:00 p.m. | Homecoming Football Game vs. Augustana University USF Sports Complex Come cheer on your Cougars as they take on the Vikings! 2020 and 2021 Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized and Homecoming Coronation will take place at half-time. Tickets can be purchases at www.usfcougars.com/tickets after August 30. (tickets required)

2-3 p.m. | Cookies & Canvas McDonald Center, Conference Room, Enjoy cookies while painting your own canvas. The instructor will teach this class using a step-by-step method, allowing everyone to bring out their inner Picasso! All skill levels are welcome and proceeds support USF Student Activities. ($25)

8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Grocery Bag Bingo: Family Edition Z-Hall, Science Center Everyone loves a good bingo game, so join us for the most epic one yet! Bring your student and your whole family to play a few rounds and help your student win a bag of groceries, plus other prizes for students, parents, and siblings! (complimentary)

Sunday, October 3

9:00 & 10:30 a.m. | USF Sunday First Baptist Church The USF Concert Chorale will contribute to worship at First Baptist Church of Sioux Falls at both services. Traditional service held at 9:00 a.m. Contemporary service held at 10:30 a.m. (complimentary)

 

General Public

General Public Registration
Friday, October 1

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Campus Tours McDonald Center, Ward Lobby If you haven’t been on a tour of campus, here’s your chance! Get your bearings for the fun-filled weekend ahead while learning more about campus life. (complimentary)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. | Historical Campus Tours McDonald Center, Ward Lobby Join USF alumnus Jon Hiatt ’97 and special guests for a historical walking tour of campus. Learn about the unsung heroes of the University’s history, pranks and traditions, and the many pervasive urban legends of campus. (complimentary)

4:00 – 6:00 p.m. | Faculty and Alumni Art Receptions Jeschke Fine Arts Center Gallery Join the Art Department for two exhibitions celebrating the artwork of our faculty and alumni! Be sure to stop by both galleries and enjoy some incredible artwork and tasty refreshments. (complimentary)

5:30 – 8:00 p.m. | Alumni Achievement Awards Celebration & Dinner Orpheum Theater Celebrate all things USF at this high-spirited dinner and program. Represent your class, groove to music from the decades, and celebrate the 2020 and 2021 Alumni Achievement Award recipients. Cash bar available. Semi-formal dress recommended. Social Hour 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Program 6:30-8:00 p.m. ($25)

6:00 – 8:00 p.m. | Hall of Fame Banquet Orpheum Theater Celebrate the newest inductees of the University of Sioux Falls Athletics Hall of Fame. Join us for heavy hors d’oeuvres as we honor those who left indelible marks at USF. Cash bar available. Semi-formal dress recommended. Social and hors d’oeuvres 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Program 7:00-8:00 p.m. ($25)

Saturday, October 2

8:30 - 10:30 a.m. | Cougar Days 5k Run/Walk | Pasley Park, All are welcome to join the fun in this family-friendly run/walk. Each participant will receive a USF track and field shirt and can race to win prizes in various divisions! All proceeds from the event will support USF Track and Field. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. and race starts at 9 a.m.

10:00 – 10:30 a.m. | Campus Visit McDonald Center, Ward Lobby Future Cougars are invited to tour the University of Sioux Falls! Start off with a presentation from an admission counselor followed by a student-led campus tour. (complimentary)

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. | Campus Tours McDonald Center, Ward Lobby If you haven’t been on a tour of campus in a while (or ever!), here’s your chance! Get your bearings for the fun-filled weekend ahead while learning more about campus life. (complimentary)

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Tailgate and Family Carnival USF Sports Complex Outdoor fun for all ages – enjoy a casual environment with food trucks, inflatables, lawn games and more! Food and beverage available for purchase. (complimentary)

1:00 p.m. | Homecoming Football Game vs. Augustana University USF Sports Complex Come cheer on your Cougars as they take on the Vikings! 2020 and 2021 Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized and Homecoming Coronation will take place at half-time. Tickets can be purchases at www.usfcougars.com/tickets after August 30. (tickets required)

Sunday, October 3

9:00 & 10:30 a.m. | USF Sunday First Baptist Church The USF Concert Chorale will contribute to worship at First Baptist Church of Sioux Falls at both services. Traditional service held at 9:00 a.m. Contemporary service held at 10:30 a.m. (complimentary)

 

Faculty & Staff

Faculty and Staff Registration


Friday, October 1

11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | President’s Picnic Quad (weather permitting) President and First Lady Bradfield invite students, families, alumni, faculty, staff, and USF’s Board of Trustees to enjoy lunch outside on the quad. (complimentary)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. | Historical Campus Tours McDonald Center, Ward Lobby Join USF alumnus Jon Hiatt ’97 and special guests for a historical walking tour of campus. Learn about the unsung heroes of the University’s history, pranks and traditions, and the many pervasive urban legends of campus. (complimentary)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. | Choir Rehearsal First Baptist Church Catch the USF Concert Chorale as they prepare to contribute to worship at USF Sunday. (complimentary)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. | Succulent Planting (Session #1) McDonald Center, Conference Room Cacti and succulents – dig into the latest craze captivating the world of plants! Learn basic growing and care techniques of these long-lasting green plants and make your very own succulent planter. Materials will be provided. No green thumb required! All skill levels welcome. ($20)

3:30 – 5:00 p.m. | The Gauntlet Social with Faculty and Staff Jeschke Fine Arts Center Gallery This open house is inspired by a USF commencement tradition in which each graduate shares a moment with their USF professors during the ceremony. Mingle with other faculty, reconnect with alumni, and get introduced to your current students’ families. (complimentary)

4:00 – 6:00 p.m. | Faculty and Alumni Art Receptions Jeschke Fine Arts Center Gallery Join the Art Department for two exhibitions celebrating the artwork of our faculty and alumni! Be sure to stop by both galleries and enjoy some incredible artwork and tasty refreshments. (complimentary)

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. | Outdoor Band Concert Salsbury Science Center Plaza (weather permitting) Join the USF Music Department for an instrumental music concert in the beautiful plaza between the Jeschke Fine Arts Center and the Salsbury Science Center. (complimentary)

5:30 – 8:00 p.m. | Alumni Achievement Awards Celebration & Dinner Orpheum Theater Celebrate all things USF at this high-spirited dinner and program. Represent your class, groove to music from the decades, and celebrate the 2020 and 2021 Alumni Achievement Award recipients. Cash bar available. Semi-formal dress recommended. Social Hour 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Program 6:30-8:00 p.m. ($25)

6:00 – 8:00 p.m. | Hall of Fame Banquet Orpheum Theater Celebrate the newest inductees of the University of Sioux Falls Athletics Hall of Fame. Join us for heavy hors d’oeuvres as we honor those who left indelible marks at USF. Cash bar available. Semi-formal dress recommended. Social and hors d’oeuvres 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Program 7:00-8:00 p.m. ($25)

Saturday, October 2

8:30-10:30 a.m. | Cougar Days 5K Run/Walk | Pasley Park, All are welcome to join the fun in this family-friendly run/walk. Each participant will receive a USF track and field shirt and can race to win prizes in the various divisions! All proceeds from the event will support USF Track and Field. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. and the race starts at 9 a.m.

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. | Succulent Planting (Session #2) McDonald Center, Conference Room Cacti and succulents – dig into the latest craze captivating the world of plants! Learn basic growing and care techniques of these long-lasting green plants and make your very own succulent planter. Materials will be provided. No green thumb required! All skill levels welcome. ($20)

10:00 – 10:30 a.m. | Campus Visit McDonald Center, Ward Lobby Future Cougars are invited to tour the University of Sioux Falls! Start off with a presentation from an admission counselor followed by a student-led campus tour. (complimentary)

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. | Campus Tours McDonald Center, Ward Lobby If you haven’t been on a tour of campus in a while (or ever!), here’s your chance! Get your bearings for the fun-filled weekend ahead while learning more about campus life. (complimentary)

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Tailgate and Family Carnival USF Sports Complex Outdoor fun for all ages – enjoy a casual environment with food trucks, inflatables, lawn games and more! Food and beverage available for purchase. (complimentary)

1:00 p.m. | Homecoming Football Game vs. Augustana University USF Sports Complex Come cheer on your Cougars as they take on the Vikings! 2020 and 2021 Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized and Homecoming Coronation will take place at half-time. Tickets can be purchases at www.usfcougars.com/tickets after August 30. (tickets required)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. | Cookies & Canvas McDonald Center, Conference Room Enjoy cookies while painting your own canvas. The instructor will teach this class using a step-by-step method, allowing everyone to bring out their inner Picasso! All skill levels welcome and proceeds support USF Student Activities. ($20)

Sunday, October 3

9:00 & 10:30 a.m. | USF Sunday First Baptist Church The USF Concert Chorale will contribute to worship at First Baptist Church of Sioux Falls at both services. Traditional service held at 9:00 a.m. Contemporary service held at 10:30 a.m. (complimentary)

 

Students

Student Registration
Friday, October 1


11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | President’s Picnic Quad (weather permitting) (free)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. | Succulent Planting (Session #1) McDonald Center, Conference Room ($20)

3:30 – 5:00 p.m. | The Gauntlet Social with Faculty and Staff Jeschke Fine Arts Center Gallery (free)

4:00 – 6:00 p.m. | Faculty and Alumni Art Receptions Jeschke Fine Arts Center Gallery (free)

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. | Outdoor Band Concert Salsbury Science Center Plaza (weather permitting) (free)

7:00 – 8:00 p.m. | Little Sibs Check-In Residence Halls (free)

8:00 – 10:00 p.m. | USF’s Got Talent Jeschke Fine Arts Center, Meredith Auditorium (free)

Saturday, October 2

9:00 a.m. | Cougar Days 5K Run/Walk USF Sports Complex ($20)

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. | Succulent Planting (Session #2) McDonald Center, Conference Room ($20)

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.| Tailgate and Family Carnival USF Sports Complex

1:00 p.m. | Homecoming Football Game vs. Augustana University USF Sports Complex (free for students w/ student ID)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. | Cookies & Canvas McDonald Center, Conference Room ($20)

8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Grocery Bag Bingo: Family Edition Z-Hall, Science Center (free)

Sunday, October 3

9:00 & 10:30 a.m.| USF Sunday First Baptist Church

 

Virtual Offerings

Free Virtual Event Registration

Register for the Virtual 5K

All virtual events are free unless otherwise indicated. All necessary streaming links will be emailed to the address provided following registration.

Anytime
Virtual 5K Run/Walk | All are welcome to join the fun in this family-friendly run/walk. Each participant will receive a USF track and field shirt. All proceeds from the event will support USF Track and Field. ($20)

Virtual Campus Tour | If you haven't been on a tour of the campus in a while (or ever!), here's your chance to learn more about campus life.

Saturday, October 2
1 p.m. | Homecoming Football Game vs. Augustana University | Cheer on your Cougars as they take on the Vikings! Stream here!

Sunday, October 3
9 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. | USF Sunday | The USF Concert Chorale will contribute to worship at First Baptist Church of Sioux Falls at both services. Traditional service held at 9 a.m. Contemporary service is held at 10:30 a.m. Stream here!

Cougar Central

The official bookstore of USF.
Save 20% on the latest USF Cougars t-shirts, hoodies, sweatshirts, blankets and more.

Cougar Central Hours
October 1 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
October 2 | 9-11 a.m. & at the football game
Shop online

Cooper's Cafe

Starbucks Coffee Shop in the Student Union
October 1 | 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
October 2 | 9 a.m. - noon & 2-5 p.m.

Lodging

Downtown Sioux Falls
Holiday Inn City Centre | (605) 339-2000 | Book early and mention “University of Sioux Falls Rate” for $99 per room/per night (subject to change based on availability)
Hotel on Phillips | (605) 274-7445 | Mention “USF Homecoming” for rate of $159 per room/per night
Country Inn & Suites | (605) 373-0153 | Mention “USF Rate” for 25% off
Hilton Garden Inn | (605) 444-4700 (Ext. 2) | Mention the “Corporate rate with the University of Sioux Falls” for 15% off
Near Campus
Home2Suites | (605) 332-5461 (ext. 0) | Mention "USF Homecoming" for a rat of $134 per room/ per night

Parking

Cougar Days guests are able to park in any main campus parking lot throughout the weekend of Oct. 1-3 for free. Parking at the USF Sports Complex for the Homecoming Football Game is $5 (cash only).

COVID-19

COVID-19 and its delta variant are very much on our minds along with your health and safety upon arrival. Our campus community will need to remain diligent in its efforts to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 on campus and is prepared to adjust protocols throughout the semester. USF will continue to maintain its COVID-19 website. This website will provide up-to-date policies on areas such as masking, social distancing, vaccinations and much more.