Schedule of Events

Unless otherwise designated, events are open to all employees, students, and the general public.

Special signage will direct guests to specific events on the JSU Main Campus. 

Current COVID-19 guidelines will be followed for events

Sunday, March 28, 2021
(Alumni Events)

For our last home game of the Spring 2021 Season, we would love to have alumni and alumni organizations join us and tailgate across campus. Let us know where you'll be, and we'll bring the President and the First Family by to say "Hi!" 

Alumni Family Reunion Tailgate
JSU Main Campus
Football Game: JSU vs Austin Peay
Burgess-Snow Field at JSU Stadium

Thursday, April 1, 2021
(Faculty/Staff Event)

Faculty and Staff, join us on the 12th Floor of the Houston Cole Library for a meet and greet with President Killingsworth. The Student Success Center will also be open for tours of their new spaces. 

Donuts with Dr. Killingsworth
Houston Cole Library

Saturday, April 3, 2021: Family Fun Day
(Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni, & Community Events)

Egg-stravaganza Color Run
Start/Finish Line: Angle Hall 

All runners, joggers, walkers, young and old, are welcome! There is a white shirt, mask and sunglasses dress code! There's no time clock, and participants will be assigned a "wave" to help social distance. The entry fee for all participants is $25. The proceeds will benefit student scholarships through the JSU Foundation.

Register for the Color Run  


Coloring with Cocky/Petting Zoo/Imagination Library/
Kona Ice/Easter Egg Hunt

President's House

Join us for a Family Fun Day celebrating the inauguration of President Killingsworth at the President's Home on the campus of Jacksonville State University. Children 10 and under are welcome to participate, and there is no cost to register. Due to Covid-19, we are asking that each child register to attend through our online form.

Those over 4 years old are required to wear a mask for the entirety of the event. Social Distancing should be followed, and one parent per child is allowed to accompany participants to the egg hunting grounds.

Register for the Egg Hunt


Tuesday, April 6, 2021
(Student Events)

Community Clean-up/Service

Students, please join us for an afternoon of community service projects around the City of Jacksonville. We will be partnering with the JCOC, Gamecock Market and Jacksonville Parks and Recreation. If you plan to participate, please register through our online form.

The public is also invited to participate in our community "Drive-Thru" Canned Food Drive in the Methodist Church parking lot along Hwy 21 from 1:00-4:00 PM that afternoon, supporting JCOC and the Gamecock Market.

Register for Community Clean-up/Service


President’s House

Students are then invited for a Backyard BBQ at the President's House. Those who volunteer that afternoon will be first in line, so we hope you'll join us for both events. 


Friday, April 9, 2021

Note: JSU Athletics’ clear bag policy will be observed during the ceremony.

Inauguration Day Blessing Service (Ticket Required)
Jacksonville First United Methodist Church
Presidential Inauguration/Installation Ceremony
Pete Mathews Coliseum
Inaugural Reception
5th Floor Stadium Towers
Sponsorship Reception (Ticket Required)
Recreation & Fitness Center
Inaugural Celebration (Ticket Required)
Recreation & Fitness Center