Welcome Back Weeks Special Events

NJCU Spirit Mark Knight Head

September 1-19

Presented by the Division of Student Affairs


September 1

Leadership Lunch and Chat – 11:30 am
Join Director of the Center For Leadership and Engagement for a talk about building your leadership skills as you get ready for the new year

Platform: Instagram Live

Sponsored by The Center for Leadership and Engagement

Pursuit of Happyness with Kahoot – 6pm
Watch the classic movie as voted by students then play a trivia game of Kahoot for prizes

Platform: Zoom

Sponsored by the Student Activities Board


September 2

Follow the Money: Scavenger Hunt – 6:30pm
Join us for a scavenger hunt about campus resources. Have a chance to get to know campus and win prizes

Platform: Zoom

Sponsored by the Student Activities Board


September 3

Knights Assemble – 12pm
Get to know your fellow students and SAB Team member with these exciting Icebreakers and games

Platform: Zoom

Sponsored by the Student Activities Board


September 4

DJ Zeke Instagram Takeover – 5pm
DJ Zeke takes over the SAB Instagram with song requests, shout outs and more!

Platform: Instagram Live

Sponsored by the Student Activities Board


September 7

Genius Verified – 6pm
Analyze a song by one of the most common/well known artists and try to understand the meaning of the song. Giving the residents the chance to connect this song to their everyday life and how society is shaped.

Platform: Zoom

Sponsored by the Office of Housing and Residence Life


September 8

Pride Time: Beyond the Sticker -  12pm
This program will strengthen LGBTQIA+ allyship through conversation and education

Platform: Zoom

Sponsored by the Speicher-Rubin Women's Center for Equity and Diversity


September 9

Song for Song: Beyonce vs Drake - 7pm
The battle is on. One Beyonce Fan and one Drake Fan pick their best 10 songs and then you decide who wins!

Platform Zoom ( REGISTER HERE)

Sponsored by the Center for Leadership and Engagement


September 10

State of the Black Student Leader – 4pm
Join this conversation about the impact of Black student leadership at NJCU. Also take this opportunity to learn more about restarting the Black Freedom Society student organization on campus.

Platform : Zoom (REGISTER HERE)

Sponsored by the Center for Leadership and Engagement


September 11

Wild Weekends North America – Time TBA
Go on a Virtual Trip around North America. This virtual trip will take to some of the best tourist attractions in the continent

Platform: Zoom

Sponsored by the Student Activities Board

9/11 Movie Night – 9pm
Virtual Movie Night is a program that will allow residents to watch a movie based on the events that occurred on September 11, 2001. This program will educate those who may not fully understand what happened on this day, as well as celebrating the day the United States of America came together on a tragic day.

Platform: Zoom

Sponsored by the Office of Housing and Residence Life


September 12

Groceries for Seniors – 12pm (Ongoing Saturdays)
Help distribute and deliver groceries for local seniors.

Register & for More Information

Sponsored by Center for Community Engagement


September 14

SGA Council Meeting – 2pm
Joint SGA for the first student council meeting of the year. Hear about university updates, meet your representatives and more

Platform: Zoom

Sponsored by the Student Government Association


September 15

Speak Your Truth – 5:30pm
Students are able to speak about their first experiences of the semester and will engage in a motivational experience that will help push them forward.

Platform: Zoom

Open Mic Night – 7pm
Poets, singers, rappers, and more! Bring your skills for this night of talent

Platform: Zoom (Register here)

Sponsored by the Center for Leadership and Engagement


September 16

NJCU Leadership Honor Society Kickoff Orientation -2pm
Come find out about the new look leadership program. This is your chance to sign up and get the leadership skills needed to succeed and a lot more opportunities

Platform: Zoom (REGISTER HERE)

Sponsored by The Center for Leadership and Engagement

Conquering Your Fears – 6pm
From a fear of heights to roller coasters or snakes, come gain some tips and lessons on how to conquer and overcome those fears.

Platform: Zoom

Sponsored by Student Activities Board


September 17

Community Hour: The Hustle: Organizing School, Life and Activism with IFC Founder Summer Reyes – 2pm
Join us for a conversation to help students manage school and combat social injustices. Summer Reyes is the founder and director of In Full Color, an organization that empowers women of color through education and the arts

Platform: Zoom

Sponsored by the Speicher-Rubin Women's Center for Equity and Diversity

Management and Getting Through College – 5pm
Come listen to students who have been there before provide key tips to help you manage your time and get through the day to day dealings of college life

Platform: Instagram Live

Sponsored by The Student Activities Board

Constitution Day – 6pm
Join us as to the film, Suppressed 2020: The Fight to Vote. A discussion will follow.

Platform: Zoom

Gothic Times/BAAFSSO/Political Science


September 19

House Party Game Night - 6:30pm 
HOUSEPARTY is a gaming app where you can facetime your friends and play games all within the app. Games available are Charades, UNO, Heads Up, Word Racers, and more.

Platform: Zoom

Sponsored by the Office of Housing and Residence Life

Chi Upsilon Sigma Internships 101 – 8pm
A platform that will consist of a panel of alumni providing different forms of resources with obtaining an internship, open to everyone

Platform: Zoom

Sponsored by Chi Upsilon Sigma Sorority Incorporated