Connect with the Rutgers University-Newark community and get involved in campus activities as we kick off our Fall 2022 Weeks of Welcome!

Weeks of Welcome 2022 Calendar:

In addition to our line-up of events, we will be hosting a special W.O.W Giveaway!
Check in at one of our Weeks of Welcome events, and automatically be entered into our giveaway! 1 event = 1 entry | You must have the RU-N App to participate.
The more events you go to, the better your chances to win! Giveaway resets every week & winners will be announced in the RU-N app every Friday.

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Convocation 2022

We would like to cordially invite you to join us for the 2022 Convocation ceremony where we welcome and celebrate our first-year and transfer students to our community.

Date: Wednesday, September 7
Time: 2:30pm - 3:50pm
Location: Golden Dome Athletic Center

Dana Library Treasure Hunt

Library Treasures

Get acquainted with Dana Library's print collections, see how easy it is to check out a book, and pick up other treasures along the way!

Date: September 6 - 9
Time: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Location:  Dana Library Circulation Desk

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DoS Open House

Offices in the Dean of Students area will be hosting their very first Open House! Come and visit our different offices, score free giveaways, and learn about our many resources.

Date: Thursday, September 8 
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: PRCC 3rd Floor and Conklin Hall.

Carnival Flyer

Welcome to RU-N Carnival

Join us as we kick off a fantastic year! Come participate in a carnival-style social event filled with fun, interactive programs, carnival games, food trucks, giveaways and much more! 

Date: Thursday, September 8
Time: 4:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: Samuels Plaza

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Midnight Madness: Fun & Games

Join Health Promotion Division for a fun night of games, snacks, and music, with chances to win Apple AirPods Pro, gift cards, and other cool prizes. Free glow-in-the dark t-shirts for the first 300 students who attend.

Date: Thursday, September 8
Time: 9:00pm – 12:00am
Location: Golden Dome Tennis Court

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Meet the CDC

Join us at the PRCC Essex Room, enjoy some food, and meet the CDC staff and student Career Peers!

Date: Friday, September 9
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Location: Paul Robeson Campus Center, Essex Room

RUN women soccer schedule

Brick City Classic - Women's Soccer Tournament

Show your school pride! Join our Scarlet Raiders as they go up against Arcadia and Swarthmore, along with William Paterson during our annual Brick City Classic.

Date: Saturday, September 10 -  Sunday, September 11 
Time: 3:00pm
Location: Frederick Douglass Field

Raider Dollars

What are Raider Dollars?

Join us on Zoom and discover how and where you can use your Raider Dollars at Rutgers-Newark. 

Date: Monday, September 12
Time: 9:30am – 10:00am

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RU-N for Resources Fair & Campus Jobs Expo

Learn about free and affordable campus resources, and meet departments that are hiring on campus!

Date: Monday, September 12
Time: 11:30am – 12:50pm
Location: Samuels Plaza

total body conditioning

Total Body Conditioning

Join us at the Golden Dome and get your cardio workout started off on the right foot. Don't forget your RU-ID!

Date: Monday, September 12
Time: 11:30am - 12:00pm
Location: Golden Dome Athletic Center

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Student Organization Showcase

Come and learn how you can get involved and meet representatives from 100+ student organizations on campus!

Date: Wednesday, September 14
Time: 2:30pm – 3:50pm
Location: Samuels Plaza

halsey fest

Halsey Festival

The event you've been waiting all year for... it's going to be epic! Join us on Halsey Street from Central to Linden with games, stage, food, photo booths, arts & crafts and so much more!

Date: Thursday, September 15
Time: 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Halsey Street

Don't forget to download the RU-N app for exclusive Weeks of Welcome content!