Rutgers University–Newark Homecoming

Date: 9/23/2014 to 9/27/2014

Reconnect with Rutgers–Newark and share your Scarlet pride with fellow alumni at Homecoming 2014! Homecoming activities, which run from Tuesday, September 23, through Saturday, September 27, are perfect opportunities to catch up with your classmates, explore arts and culture, cheer on alumni athletes, and enjoy family-friendly fun. Come home to YOUR Rutgers–Newark!

Alumni - receive a free Homecoming t-shirt at Fall Fest on Saturday (one per alum while supplies last). All events are free. Some events require advance registration. See the schedule below for details.

Event Schedule

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
2:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Scarlet Spirit Day

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Speaker Laverne Cox

Thursday, September 25, 2014
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author Talk with Barbara Kukla and Live Jazz Performance

Friday, September 26, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Alumni Baseball Game

Saturday, September 27, 2014
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Fall Fest

Saturday, September 27, 2014
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Honors College Alumni Meet and Mentor Reception

Saturday, September 27, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Alumni vs. Student Softball Game

Saturday, September 27, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Alumni Basketball Games

Saturday, September 27, 2014
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
McGovern's Social

View Open House Information
View Student Homecoming Programming
View Student Athlete Programming

View photos from Newark Homecoming 2013 here!

Parking information 

On Tuesday, September 23, a limited amount of metered parking will be reserved in front of 350 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, for those attending the MFA in Creative Writing Readings. Note that this is not free parking, and meter regulations and fees are in effect.

Monday, September 22 through Saturday, September 27, free Homecoming week parking is available in Rutgers Deck I, 200 University Avenue or Deck II, 166 Washington Street; request a free parking coupon from a staff member at any Homecoming event.

Visit for directions to campus and additional parking information.

Tell Our Story

Spread the word about RU–Newark.

Help support Rutgers by volunteering or making a donation.

Attend Homecoming with your friends, family, or chartered alumni group.

Rediscover our world-class University.

Experience RU–Newark at Homecoming!

Contact Bonnie Kenselaar at 973-353-5603 for more information on how you or your group can participate in Homecoming.

Other Campus Events During Homecoming Week

Rutgers Newark Athletics
Paul Robeson Galleries

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