Newark Homecoming 2013

Date: 9/23/2013 to 9/28/2013

Hosted by the Rutgers University Alumni Association

View the Full Schedule

Registration is now closed for Newark Homecoming. If you have any questions, please contact the Alumni Relations office at 973-353-5242, or email

Get a running start on New Jersey’s Super Bowl excitement during Super Scarlet Homecoming week from
Monday, September 23 through Saturday, September 28! Join alumni, family, friends, and students on the Newark Campus at events featuring everything from athletics, arts and culture, family-friendly fun, socializing, and networking.

Receive a FREE Homecoming t-shirt and giveaway when you attend an event (one per person while supplies last).

Most events are FREE; but some events require advance registration
  • MFA in Creative Writing Program Alumni Readings
    Enjoy original readings from talented and published authors at this free event. The evening includes a reception, readings, panel discussion, and book signings. 

  • Rutgers Business School Tour ** Please Note: 

    This event has been cancelled.

    Take a thirty minute guided tour of the Business School and see what’s changed since you were a student! You’ll visit the trading room, a “smart” classroom, see the environmentally-friendly green roof, and more!

  • Alumni Happy Hour at Martini 494 **Please Note: Online registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome.
    Start the weekend off right at the Rutgers Alumni Happy Hour. The registration fee includes one drink of your choice, unlimited soft drinks, a selection of appetizers, light fare, and a gorgeous Rutgers martini glass as your special gift for attending. The registration fee is discounted for young alumni (graduation years 2003-2013). Must be 21 or older to attend; I.D. required. 

  • Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Luncheon **Please Note: Online registration for the Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Luncheon is closed. Please contact Rosa Zamora in the Newark athletics office for more information at (973) 353-1471 or
    Celebrate the achievements of some of Rutgers-Newark’s finest athletes at the Athletic Hall of Fame luncheon and induction ceremony. Enjoy a delicious luncheon in the company of fellow alumni, friends, and athletic department staff. Individual seats or tables may be reserved. View this year’s inductees here.

  • Honors College Alumni Meet and Mentor Reception **Please Note: Online registration is now closed for this event. Walk-ins are welcome.
    Alumni can help launch the new Honors College mentoring program. Meet current Honors College students, faculty, and staff, and find out how you can get involved in this exciting new program. Senior Honors College students will present information on their senior thesis and chat with alumni about their research.

  • McGovern’s Social **Please Note: Online registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome.
    Come down to your favorite campus hangout and catch up with alumni and old friends! Free appetizers, while supplies last. Advance registration is recommended. 
If you have any questions, please contact the Alumni Relations office at 973-353-5242, or email

© Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. All rights reserved.
For questions or comments about this site, contact