Alumni Weekend Events in Newark

Alumni Weekend 2017Reunite with your Rutgers family at Rutgers University–Newark’s Alumni Weekend 2017 on April 28 and 29! Alumni Weekend is once again happening on the last weekend in April to coincide with Rutgers Day. Celebrate a milestone year, connect at the Young Alumni Happy Hour, and enjoy family-friendly fun and entertainment for a full weekend of events and activities!

Stop by the Alumni Tent to meet up with alumni and friends, enjoy complimentary refreshments, take a souvenir photo, and receive a Rutgers giveaway. Alumni leaders will be on hand to greet you and share information on how you can stay connected with Rutgers–Newark!

The School of Law–Newark classes of 1957, 1962, 1967, 1977, 1987, 1997, and 2007 will hold reunions on Friday, April 29, featuring networking, socializing, and continuing education courses. On Saturday, April 30, bring your family and friends to explore, learn, and have fun at Rutgers Day, with special demonstrations, entertainment, and hands-on activities! Stop by the RUAA hospitality tent to meet fellow alumni, enjoy a walking tour of Rutgers–Newark, or applaud the classes of 1967, 1992, and 1997 at a special pinning ceremony at the Paul Robeson Center!

REGISTRATION is required for the law school courses and reunion events, and for the pinning ceremony. Rutgers Day events are free. Register for events at the Rutgers University Alumni Association website.

Contact the alumni relations team for further information at 973-353-5242 or

Friday, April 28, 2017

Rutgers School of Law–Newark Reunions
11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
123 Washington Street and 15 Washington Street
Various prices (early bird pricing through March 231)
The classes of 1957, 1962, 1967, 1977, 1987, 1997, and 2007 of Rutgers School of Law–Newark will celebrate their reunions with continuing legal education courses (CLE), networking, dinners, and more.

Young Alumni Happy Hour
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Mr. Adams Steakhouse
Enjoy food, drinks, and door prizes while networking with other young alumni at this fun venue located near the Passaic River.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Rutgers Day Activities
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Norman Samuels Plaza

Alumni Tent
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
RUAA Tent, Norman Samuels Plaza
Stop by the red RUAA tent throughout the day to meet fellow alumni, have your photo taken, and receive a Rutgers giveaway.

Rutgers–Newark Walking and Bus Tours
11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m.
Walking tours depart from the alumni tent.
Bus tours depart from corner of Bleeker Street and University Avenue.
Enjoy a 60-minute walking or bus tour of Rutgers–Newark to learn about new initiatives such as the arts incubator at Express Newark, the Honors Living Learning Community, and more.

Alumni Reception, Reunion, and Pinning Ceremony
2 to 4 p.m.
Paul Robeson Center, Room 257
Mix and mingle with fellow alumni and friends at the all-school, all-alumni reception. Rutgers–Newark alumni from the classes of 1967, 1992, and 1997 will be honored during the reception at a pinning ceremony as they are inducted into the Golden, Silver, and Platinum Raider societies.

Learn more about the Rutgers University Alumni Association at