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President's Homecoming TailgateCelebrate Homecoming with Interim President Woodruff on Sept. 23!

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Event Details

Interim President Teresa K. Woodruff, Ph.D., invites you to return to campus for the annual President’s Homecoming Tailgate! Celebrate with food, drinks and Spartan spirit before the Spartans take on the Maryland Terrapins.

Enjoy special appearances by the Spartan Marching Band, MSU Cheerleaders, the MSU Cheer & Dance Teams, Sparty and more!

View the full Homecoming 2023 list of activities at

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    Date & Time

    Saturday, September 23, 2023 | 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Tailgate | 3:30 p.m. Kickoff

  2. [icon: map] Venue & Address

    Breslin Student Events Center | Tom Izzo Hall of History
    534 Birch Rd.
    East Lansing, MI 48824

  3. [icon: money] Price

    Admission is $50 per adult and $25 per child (12 and under), which includes tailgate fare and a hosted bar.

    Optional parking is available for $30. Event parking will be in the Kellogg Center Parking Ramp. Guests will receive a physical parking pass in the mail following registration. 

  4. [icon: info] Note

    Please RSVP by Friday, September 15.

    Space is limited and advance registration is required. Registrations will be accepted in the order received up to the capacity of the venue.

    Game tickets are not included or available with reception registration. Please visit the Spartan Ticket Office, or call 1-800-GO-STATE for more information about purchasing game tickets. 

    MSU encourages all individuals to participate in our events. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact Kevin Wyatt at or (517) 432-9459.