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Autumn at the Arbor 2023

Come experience Autumn at the Arbor. Homecoming at SAU is an event for our entire community to gather together and enjoy everything we love about fall and SAU. Whether you are an alum, parent, employee, student, friend or community member, this day is for you and we hope to see you here on campus.

For questions, please email or call us at 517.750.6673.

All events are subject to change. Please check back here for any updates.

September 25-29

Student Events

We will have student events all week long on campus!

Wednesday, September 27

On Campus- 39th Annual Arbor Games

Your floor, some messy games, and a whole lot of fun!

Friday, September 29

Homecoming Chapel: The Arbor Church 10 a.m.

Join us in person or via Livestream for a special Homecoming Chapel with alumni led worship and the announcement of our alumni award recipients for 2023. Click here, to view SAU’s Livestream.

Alumni Awards Dinner: Ralph Carey Forum (RCF) 6 p.m.

Join us as we honor and celebrate our 2023 Alumni Award Recipients.

Cougar Madness: The MAC 10 p.m.

Cougar Madness is for our students, employees and young alums. A time to introduce our basketball teams, play funs games, and be among the first to hear a special announcement.

Saturday, September 30

Hinkley 5K Donut Dash: The MAC

Run our Hinkley 5K Donut Dash! Every registration includes a Homecoming t-shirt, and most importantly, a Hinkley’s donut after your run. Registration here!

Homecoming Fall Festival: The Oak Tree

Come experience autumn at the Arbor. Enjoy Red Egg Farm Kids Zone with pumpkin painting, inflatables and games. Shop local at our vendor fair. Enjoy food trucks and listen to live alumni music.

Baseball Alumni Game: Burbridge Field

Come watch as SAU Baseball alumni take the field and play our current SAU Cougar Baseball team.

Softball Alumni Game: Softball Field

Come watch as SAU Softball alumni take the field and play our current SAU Cougar Softball team.

Women’s Basketball Alumni Game: the MAC

Come watch as SAU women’s basketball alumni take the court again!

Men’s Basketball Alumni Game: the MAC

Come watch as SAU men’s basketball alumni take the court again!

Tennis Pro Am: The Jones Tennis Complex

Come watch as SAU Tennis alumni take on our current SAU Cougar Tennis team.

President’s Tailgate: Cougar Soccer Complex

Connect with President and Mrs. Ellis, faculty and staff, students, parents and alumni before the Homecoming soccer game at the President’s Tailgate. Enjoy freshly grilled hotdogs and brats, chips and donuts while playing corn hole and other lawn games.

Homecoming Soccer Game: Cougar Soccer Complex

Sunday, October 1

Disc Golf Course Tournament: The Oak Tree

We are proud to announce we officially have an 18 hole disc golf course. Meet us Sunday at the oak tree to throw your discs for a leisurely round of disc golf.