Connect with the Rutgers University-Newark community and get involved in campus activities as we kick off our Fall 2023 Weeks of Welcome!

Weeks of Welcome 2023 Calendar:

More events will be added - so check back soon!

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Convocation 2023

We would like to cordially invite you to join us for the 2023 Convocation ceremony where we welcome and celebrate our first-year and transfer students to our community.

Date: Wednesday, September 6
Time: 2:30pm - 3:50pm
Location: Golden Dome Athletic Center

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Silent Disco

We're kicking off the school year with a Silent Disco! Pick up a pair of headphones and choose your music station to dance the night away. 

Date: Thursday, September 7
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Paul Robeson Campus Center, Essex Room

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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. 

Date: Thursday, September 7
Time: 9:00pm – 12:00am
Location: Golden Dome Tennis Court

Men's Soccer schedule 2023

Brick City Classic - Men's Soccer Tournament

Show your school pride! Join our Scarlet Raiders as they go up against Penn St. Abington, along with NYU during our annual Brick City Classic.

Date: Saturday, September 9 -  Sunday, September 10 
Time: 1:00pm; 3:00pm
Location: Frederick Douglass Field

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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 11
Time: 11:30am – 12:50pm
Location: Samuels Plaza

CDC Meet and greet

Meet the CDC

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

Date: Tuesday, September 12
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Location: Paul Robeson Campus Center, Essex Room

Student Org Showcase 2023

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

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 14
Time: 4:00pm – 7:00pm
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 14
Time: 4:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Halsey Street

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