ATLANTA -- Georgia State University will hold its 2018 Homecoming celebration on Saturday, Oct. 27, when the Panther football team hosts Sun Belt Conference foe Coastal Carolina at "Pete" Petit Field at Georgia State Stadium.

Under second-year head coach Shawn Elliott, the Panthers are coming off their first winning season as an FBS program, capped by the first bowl game victory in school history with their 27-17 win over Western Kentucky in the AutoNation Cure Bowl.

Kickoff time for the Homecoming football game is TBA, and the complete schedule of Homecoming activities will be announced by the Alumni Association at a late date.


Tickets for the 2018 Georgia State football season are on sale now.

Season tickets for Panthers' the six-game home schedule at GSU Stadium begin as low as $100, with discounts available for GSU faculty and staff. Single game tickets range from $20 to $25 per game, while group ticket packages are available for groups of 10 more ranging from $10 to $15 per game.

Fans can purchase tickets online at or by calling the ticket office at 404-413-4020 (M-F, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.).

New for 2018, children 10 and under receive free admission, but still require a ticket. Please call 404-413-4020 or email to arrange for tickets. On game day, children 10 and under without a ticket must get a ticket from the ticket office between Gates 6 and 7.


Georgia State's 2018 football schedule includes six home games at Georgia State Stadium, highlighted by the Aug. 30 season opener vs. Kennesaw State, the Oct. 27 Homecoming game vs. Coastal Carolina and the Nov. 24 rivalry game vs. Georgia Southern.

Click here for the full schedule.


The #PantherFamily is invited to get their first look at the 2018 Panthers at the Blue-White Spring Game, scheduled for Saturday, April 7 at Georgia State Stadium. Admission and parking are FREE. The day begins with a free Youth Clinic at 2 p.m., followed by the Spring Game at 3:30 p.m.