Fayetteville State University has announced that its 2020 homecoming celebration is officially cancelled.

The Division of University Advancement (Alumni Relations) released the following letter:

Dear Students, Alumni and Friends:

Due to issues surrounding COVID-19, Fayetteville State University is canceling Homecoming 2020 and all in-person programs associated with the event.

Please know that a lot of thought and consideration went into this decision, but the University feels that in the best interest of public health and safety during the coronavirus pandemic, Homecoming 2020 should be cancelled. We expect the football game to be played as scheduled at 2 p.m. on October 31stwith reduced fan capacity.

More information from Athletics and other campus organizations will be posted at a later date.

Thank you for your understanding and continued support.