Annual Events

Annual Events

Fun for all at Rutgers Day
Commencement at Rutgers
University Commencement at High Point Solutions Stadium, Busch Campus

Rutgers Homecoming

Saturday, October 20, 2018
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 High Point Solutions Stadium on the Busch Campus.

Alumni Reunion Weekend

Friday, April 26—Saturday, April 27, 2019
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 27, 2019 • 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 19, 2019
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 High Point Solutions Stadium.