Annual Events

Annual Events


Rutgers Homecoming

Saturday, October 19, 2019
■ Each fall, Homecoming at Rutgers– New Brunswick draws many thousands of alumni and local community participants, along with current students, to its entertaining activities and contests. The highlight is always an exciting Scarlet Knights football game on Saturday in SHI Stadium on the Busch campus.

Alumni Reunion Weekend

April 24-26, 2020
■ Alumni Reunion Weekend draws thousands of Rutgers alumni back to Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Now part of the annual Rutgers Day event, Alumni Reunion Weekend hosts fun-filled activities and the opportunity to reconnect with old friends.

Rutgers Day

Saturday, April 25, 2020 • 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Free Parking, Admission, and On-Campus Shuttles
■ Every spring, Rutgers showcases what it’s all about to people of all ages on this special day of learning, exploration, and entertainment. Bring your family and friends to Rutgers and enjoy a full day of discovery and lively activities as you experience New Jersey’s state university. More than 90,000 visitors attend each year.

With performances, tours, exhibits, hands-on activities, and such perennial favorites as Ag Field Day, the New Jersey Folk Festival, and the Faraday Children’s Physics Lecture, Rutgers Day offers a full complement of memorable experiences, whether you explore just one of our campuses or attend events on all of them.

University Commencement

Sunday, May 17, 2020
■ This annual event at Rutgers University– New Brunswick honors the newest recipients of Rutgers degrees—more than 16,000 strong. University Commencement brings all degree recipients from Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences together with their families and friends in SHI Stadium.

Pictured Top: Fun for all at Rutgers Day