Welcome Week 2019

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Convocation 2019 Convocation 2019

Sept. 4

Convocation 2019 Photo Gallery
Mayor Ras Baraka address

SGA President Sabrina Ahmed address

Professor Domingo Morel address


Soccer Fest

Sept. 4, Frederick Douglass Field

RU-N Women vs. Lehman, 5pm,
RU-N Men vs. CCNY, 7:30pm

Cheer on your Scarlet Raiders men's and women's soccer teams. Free t-shirts and pizza!



Midnight Madness

Students only
Sept. 5, Golden Dome

Students: Join us for free food, music, games, and prizes including an iPad. Bring your own towel.



Undocumented Students Welcome Reception 

Students only
Sept. 6, Robeson Center Monmouth Room 237

We're celebrating incoming and returning Dreamers at our inaugural Undocu Welcome Reception. Students and their families are invited to share a meal, learn about RU-N's services and support, and connect with your peers and allies.


Brick City Classic

Sept. 7, 12pm
RU-N Men’s Soccer vs. Pfeiffer
Frederick Douglass Field

Sept. 8, 2:30pm
RU-N Men’s Soccer vs. NYU
Frederick Douglass Field

Show your Scarlet Raiders spirit at this men's soccer doubleheader!


RU-N for Resources Fair

Sept. 9, Samuels Plaza and Robeson Center Student Street

Explore resources and services provided by departments across campus, plus giveaways, music and fun.



Intercultural Resources Center Open House

Sept. 9, Conklin Hall

Visit the Intercultural Resources Center, learn about new events and services, and meet the staff while participating in trivia games. 


Monday Night Football Tailgate

Sept. 9, Stonsby Commons

Enjoy all your favorite tailgate foods as you watch the season-opening MNF game.




Peer Advisors for Veteran Education

Sept. 10, Robeson Center Monmouth Room 237  

The PAVE team and the Office of Veteran Affairs welcomes incoming veteran and military students with an introduction to vital campus resources.



Student Organization Showcase

Sept. 11, Samuels Plaza and Robeson Center Student Street

Learn how you can get involved and meet representatives from student organizations on campus.



One day, Four Receptions

Sept. 12, Express Newark and Paul Robeson Campus Center Gallery

Join the Paul Robeson Galleries at Express Newark and the Paul Robeson Campus Center for the opening of four art exhibitions plus a 3D food printing demostration.




Clement's Place Fall Opening Concert

Sept. 13
Bradford Hayes Quartet
15 Washington Street

Clement’s Place is a venue for jazz and music events on the campus of Rutgers-Newark. Admission is free unless noted. Join us for the season-opening concert featuring the Bradford Hayes Quartet.


Halsey Street Festival

Sept. 19, 4pm-8pm (rain date)
Halsey Street between Central Avenue and New Street

Experience all the buzz of Newark at one street festival! Explore local businesses, get a taste of the culinary scene, play games with the Devils and Red Bulls, and get artsy with the Newark Museum plus giveaways and live music.



Glow Carnival

Students only
Sept. 12, Samuels Plaza

Students: Come out to the Plaza for the annual Glow in the Dark Carnival featuring LED games, mini golf, laser tag, food, music and more.




Peer Connection Kick-Off

Sept. 13, Robeson Center Essex Room

Peer Connection is a way for incoming students to get involved on campus, make friends, and network with upper-class students, faculty, and staff.




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