Student Homecoming Week offers activities for all students to take part in, Feb. 8–15, 2020. Embrace your hilltop pride, have fun tailgating, serve with your friends and compete for the Topper Cup.

In addition to Student Homecoming Week, students are invited to attend Homecoming & Family Weekend events. Encourage your families to join you for for the weekend, Feb. 14–16, 2020. 

Student Homecoming Week Feb. 8–15, 2020

Compete for the Topper Cup

Every year student teams come together to compete Topper Cup glory! Competition events include the Homecoming Service Project, Cardboard Boat Regatta, Board Painting, individual and team challenges, trivia, and more!  Create a team or sign up as an individual with an opportunity to compete with a team!
If you don't want to join a team, you can still register to compete or show up to enjoy the fun challenges and win points throughout the week! All attendees at each event will be entered to win a Homecoming Week Prize regardless of Topper Cup affiliation, but only registered participants/teams can win points towards the Cup!

The registration deadline is Sunday, February 2 at 11:59 pm. Teams can be up to 12 members each, and all individuals looking to join teams will be assigned by February 3rd at 5 pm. The mandatory team captains' meeting will take place on Tuesday, February 4th at 7 pm in the Pavilion's Multipurpose Room (PVLE 031). Winners of Topper Cup, as well as Team and Individual Prizes, will be announced at the Annual Homecoming BASH on Friday, February 14th at Austin Sports Complex. 

Sign Up For Topper Cup

Student Homecoming Court

Nominate someone you know to be on Homecoming Court and run for the chance to be a Homecoming Royal. Or apply to be on court yourself. 


  • Candidate must have completed at least 75-degree hours by the time of nomination.
  • Candidate must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.
  • Candidate must not be on academic or disciplinary probation. If the candidate is put on probation during the selection process, the candidate will be automatically disqualified.
  • Applications and nominations for Homecoming Court will be open from Jan. 7 –  Feb. 3
  • Campus voting will take place Feb. 10 –14.

Apply for Court

Nominate for Court

Check out past Homecoming Court and Royals.

Homecoming Court 2016

Homecoming Spirit Week

Celebrate your Homecoming Spirit by participating in Homecoming Spirit Week for your chance to win prizes!   

Meet the Homecoming Ambassadors each day as they host the Spirit Week Competitions.   Each Day is a different category:

Pajama Monday
Roll out of bed and head to class in your comfiest PJs and go through your day in style.  Please keep all the themed outfits appropriate.  
Twin (Squad) Tuesday 
Pick someone to be your twin for the day, or dress up with your squad!
Keep St. Edward's Weird Wednesday 
Keeping St. Ed's weird in your best representation of being weird on the Hilltop!
Throwback Thursday
Throwing it all the way back to the craziest decade.
Blue and Gold Friday
Who has the craziest blue and gold outfit? Strut your stuff and see if you have the most spirited outfit.

Prizes awarded to select participants throughout the week!!

Contest Rules:

In-Person Contest
Find SEU Homecoming Ambassadors each day for the Spirit Contest of the Day.

Take photos with your friends and add them to the #HilltopHC Homecoming Social feed!   #HilltopHC

Online Contest

Can't find a Homecoming Ambassador? Join the Online contest! Each day post a photo of your themed outfit on your Instagram Photo Feed (not your story).  Tag and follow @seu_studentactivities and @stedwardsu .  Use the hashtags #SEUSpirit2020 #HilltopHC (so that we see your photo).  Post cut off time is 7:00 pm to gain points towards the #TopperCup. 

Participate in the Homecoming Service Project

S.E.R.V.E. 1 Day Homecoming Service Project is a great opportunity for students to serve the local community, learn about Austin and connect with peers. Homecoming Team members can also earn points towards the Topper Cup competition.

S.E.R.V.E. 1 Day Homecoming Service Project | Saturday, Feb. 8 | 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Sign Up To Serve

Registration will occur for each individual project and during registration, you will be able to choose from a variety of sites. Breakfast, lunch and transportation are provided for each project, but please do not sign up for projects if you are unsure you are able to attend.