Signature Events for Alumni and Friends
Mark these events on your calendar with a scarlet star, because for the Rutgers community, no year is complete without them. They’re all about keeping up your connection with Rutgers, and by attending them each year, you’ll always remember that scarlet is forever.
Each summer, Rutgers alumni head to the Jersey Shore for waves and sand, delicious food and drinks, and the chance to socialize and network. Find out more about Alumni Beach Parties
and when and where they happen.
You’re part of a vast alumni network that offers new and exciting experiences. The Alumni on Location
event series brings you activities and settings you might never have discovered, such as exploring a farm’s corn maze or learning what it’s like to be a zookeeper.
Looking forward to seeing former classmates and your favorite professors? Alumni Weekend
happens at all Rutgers locations, so come and reconnect. You’ll enjoy food, live music, children’s activities, special exhibits, and plenty of scarlet pride.
Explore compelling ideas and issues with President Robert Barchi as he hosts the thought-provoking Experience Rutgers
lecture series around the country. Learn from scholars and experts in various fields, such as climate change and cybersecurity.
How does a night out with Rutgers’ most famous and accomplished alumni sound? Each spring, the university inducts a select group of high-achieving graduates into its Hall of Distinguished Alumni
. It’s an unforgettable evening of pride and inspiration.
From the annual kickoff bonfire to fiery football action, Rutgers Homecoming
offers a full week of events and activities that celebrate the scarlet spirit. Be part of the Rutgers Homecoming tradition and make new Rutgers memories every year.
Can’t contain your scarlet pride? Take it on the road! R Game Day
is a series of Rutgers tailgate parties held before away games, with land-only travel packages available for select destinations.
Join alumni group leaders and volunteers in an exchange of ideas, strategies, and best practices at the Rutgers Excellence in Alumni Leadership Conference
. An awards ceremony
follows, honoring alumni for the time, energy, and talent they’ve given the RUAA and Rutgers.