Rutgers Day-Newark

Rutgers Day-Newark 2019

All are welcome! Free admission! Saturday, April 27 at Samuels Plaza & Express Newark
Explore your hometown university! Rutgers Day-Newark, held simultaneously with Rutgers-New Brunswick and Rutgers-Camden, is the largest outreach or open house hosted by the university for all ages. Learn how you can become a community partner with Rutgers-Newark, explore your college path, and access the campus and resources in your backyard.Here are some of the exciting things happening all day:

Norman Samuels Plaza

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Programming tents and tables
  • Demonstrations and exhibits
  • Hands-on activities and games
  • Live performances
  • Food vendors on New Street Plaza
  • Giveaways 


Express Newark- 54 Halsey Street

9 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

Newark Culture Con

The Newark area's own groundbreaking comic con returns on Rutgers Day with celebrity guests JW Cortes of Fox’s hit show "Gotham" and B.E.R., featured in the Cartoon Network show "Teen Titans Go!" Newark's Culture Con is a unique comic con celebration focusing on diversity and inclusion with free games, cosplay, 3D printmaking and lots more.



NJPAC & Jazz House Kids International Jazz Day Concert

Details Coming Soon

Plan Your Visit

Restrooms are available in all buildings open for Rutgers Day. 

Most Rutgers buildings (except for historic buildings) are wheelchair accessible.

Photography and Videography
Photographs and videos taken at Rutgers Day-Newark may appear in our publications and website. By attending Rutgers Day, you grant Rutgers all rights to use these photos and videos in any medium and for all purposes that support the mission of the university. Please let our photographer or videographer know if you do not want your image taken.

Keeping checking this page for updates!