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2018 Schedule of Events

*Please note, some of the athletic event times have changed.

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Saturday, October 20

Morning Events:

8:30 - 9:30 a.m. ▸ Farinella Gate Starting Line
34th Annual Farinella 5K Run
Registration begins at 8 a.m. Get a runner's view of campus by participating in the 34th Farinella 5K Run. Register online or call (973) 761-9722 by Friday, October 19.

11:30 a.m. ▸ Main Stage, University Green
Welcome Kickoff
Join Dr. Mary Meehan, interim president of Seton Hall University, as she kicks-off the day’s festivities. Get in the Seton Hall Spirit as the SHU cheerleaders and pep band showcase their crowd-pleasing performances.

11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. ▸ University Green
Seton Hall Weekend Information Table
University representatives will be on hand to answer questions and to help you locate activities. Stop by to receive our Seton Hall Weekend giveaway and purchase a Seton Hall Weekend tee shirt.

Arts and Culture

12 - 4 p.m. ▸ Main Stage, University Green
Live performances on the Green
Enjoy live music and student performances. Schedule of performances will be available soon.

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. ▸ Ground Floor for the Walsh Library
1 p.m. Guided tours with curators
Walsh Library Art Exhibit:
Seeing Red
"Seeing Red" is an interdisciplinary examination of the many connotations of the color red through four themes: art, culture, politics, and religion. Curators Meghan Brady and Alexandra Henderson will lead visitors at 1 p.m. around the gallery on a tour of this exhibition. They will give more in-depth information about the objects and themes included in the show and answer visitor questions.

Food, Games and Family Activities

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. ▸ Space 154, First Floor, Walsh Library
"SHU-Mazing Race" Challenge
Grab your family and friends and challenge other Pirates as you "race" through campus on an adventurous technology scavenger hunt. Use your smartphone to capture virtual items and clues and receive points along the way. Photograph and tweet your stops to earn bonus points. Prizes will be given to the top three  teams with the highest points. Register for the SHU-Mazing Race in Space 154.  The Race concludes at 3:45 pm. Prizes will be awarded at 4 p.m.

11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. ▸ University Green
Pirate Land
Ahoy matey! Take part in a pirate's adventure with arts and crafts, inflatable rides, pumpkin painting, tattoo artists, face painting and many more exciting activities for all ages. Activities and rides are free but a wristband is required. You can register online or at our information tables on the Green and pick up a wristband.

11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. ▸ University Green
Jersey Shore Boardwalk Games
Take your chance at one of the Jersey Shore boardwalk games and win cool prizes.  Games are free but a wristband is required.  You can register online or at our information tables on the Green and pick up a wristband.

11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. ▸ University Green
DOVE's University Weekend Philanthropy Project
Stop by DOVE's table on the Green and help assemble care packages for families in need. Attendees are encouraged to bring care package items or donate online. Items needed include men's socks, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, razors, shaving cream, sanitary napkins, bar soap and winter gloves. The packages will be delivered to St. John's Soup Kitchen in Newark.

11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. ▸ Galleon Room, Bishop Dougherty University Center
Seton Hall Weekend Buffet
Enjoy an all-you-can-eat gourmet buffet in our campus dining facility at $11 per adult/$7.50 children under 12. Pay at the door.

12 noon - 5 p.m.
Food Truck Vendors
A few of the best food truck vendors in NJ will be onsite.  Stop by to try a variety of food selections.

1 p.m. & 3 p.m. ▸ Theatre-in-the-Round, Bishop Dougherty University Center
Children's Theatre Performance
The Pirate and the Princess
Children of all ages will enjoy this performance by Seton Hall's drama students. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. ▸ University Green
True BlueTrue Blue and Alumni Tents
Stop by the alumni tent on the Green in front of Jubilee Hall and learn more about the great benefits and services provided to all our graduates. Sign up for our exclusive Seton Hall networking platform Pirate Connect, then relax and recharge at our True Blue tent. Not sure if you're True Blue? Stop by to find out!

3 - 5 p.m. ▸ Main Lounge Patio, University Center
Seton Hall Weekend Beer Garden
Reconnect with friends and enjoy Jersey-brewed beer and other beer selections. $15 per person includes three drink tickets and pub food. Attendees must be 21 and over to enter the Beer Garden. Space is limited and based on capacity. Pre-pay online.

5 p.m. ▸ Chapel of the Immaculate Conception
University Day Mass

Campus Tours

12 noon - 3 p.m. (tours start on the :15 and :45)▸ First Floor, Walsh Library
Space 154
Space154 is an open, informal environment for students and faculty to explore, create, and innovate with 21st century tools and technologies. Part learning space, part digital creation space, and part discovery lab, we are confident touring this room will launch your curiosity and creativity to a new level! Tours will consist of demonstrations as well as hands on exploration of 3D Design, Raspberry Pi Virtual Reality and more! Meet at the Space 154 sign in the lobby. An IT Specialist will get you when the prior session concludes.

1:30 - 3 p.m. ▸ University Center
Blue Crew Campus Admissions Tours
Take advantage of the student-led walking tours of campus and see all that Seton Hall has to offer! Tours will leave every 15 minutes from the University Center.

12 noon - 3 p.m. ▸ Village of South Orange
Village of South Orange Tours
Take a brief tour of the historic community home to a vibrant assortment of unique shops and delectable restaurants. You can get off at the Village Center or return back to Seton Hall. Tour will leave every half hour from outside Walsh Library. Return trip from Village to Seton Hall will leave from the train trestle. Last trip leaves Seton Hall at 2:30 p.m. and the Village at 3 p.m.

Athletic Events

*Please note, some athletic events and times have changed.

*9:45 - 11:15 a.m. ▸ Walsh Gym
Women’s Basketball Open Practice

11 a.m. ▸ Mike Sheppard Sr. Field
Softball Alumni Game

*12 - 1:30 p.m. ▸ Walsh Gym
Men’s Basketball Open Practice

*2 p.m. ▸ Owen T. Carroll Field
Men’s Soccer vs. Georgetown
Honoring 1988 Big East Championship Team at Half

2:15 p.m. ▸ University Green
strong>Men’s & Women’s Basketball Autographs

5 p.m. ▸ Owen T. Carroll Field
Baseball Alumni Game 

7 p.m. ▸ Historic Walsh Gymnasium
Seton Hall Volleyball vs. Villanova

Friday, October 19

9 a.m. - 2 p.m. ▸ University Green
Seton Hall Weekend Registration for Parents
University representatives will be on hand to answer questions and to help you locate activities. Stop by to receive our Seton Hall Weekend giveaway and purchase a Seton Hall Weekend tee shirt. We will also collect items for the Division of Volunteer Efforts (DOVE) Philanthropy Project. Items needed include men’s socks, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, razors, shaving cream, sanitary napkins, bar soap and winter gloves.

9 - 10 a.m. ▸ Bethany Hall
Meet and Mingle Welcome Breakfast
Start off the morning meeting other Seton Hall families. Receive advice and ask questions to our Parent Panel. Coffee, tea and bagels will be served. Space is limited, register online.

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. ▸ TBA
Back to School Classes for Parents
Parents and families are invited to discover unique aspects of Seton Hall University's classroom experience by participating in a special sessions taught by faculty from various disciplines. Choose from one of the following sessions:

  • Kelly Shea, Ph.D.- Associate Professor and Director of First Year Writing - Department of English - College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Martin Edwards, Ph.D.- Associate Professor and Assistant Department Chair at the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, School of Diplomacy and International Relations
  • Todd Stockdale, Ph.D. - Teaching Fellow - Core Curriculum
  • Ines Murzaku, Ph.D. - Professor of Religion - Department of Religion, College of Arts and Science

Register online.

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. ▸ Chancellor's Suite, Bishop Dougherty University Center
Lunch and Learn
Learn more about Seton Hall University's history from this in depth discussion led by Alan Delozier, University Archivist & Adjunct Associate Professor of Catholic Studies. Price is $5 per person. Casual attire. Space is limited, register online by October 16.

2 - 3 p.m. ▸ Meet under the Rotunda outside Walsh Library
Campus 'Then and Now' Tour
University archivist Alan Delozier will lead a “Then and Now” tour of the Seton Hall campus. Register online.

3 & 4 p.m. ▸ Village of South Orange
Village of South Orange Tours
Take a brief tour of the historic community home to a vibrant assortment of unique shops and delectable restaurants. First tour leaves outside Walsh library at 3 p.m. and second tour leaves at 4 p.m.

6:30 - 8 p.m. ▸ Bethany Hall Ballroom
Parent's Welcome Reception
Join Dr. Mary Meehan, interim president and fellow Seton Hall families at a dinner reception hosted by the Parent's Leadership Council. Students and their siblings are welcome to attend with parents. Price is $5 per person. Casual attire. Space is limited, register online by October 16.

7 p.m. ▸ Historic Walsh Gymnasium
Seton Hall Volleyball vs. Georgetown

5 - 10 p.m. ▸ Irvington Avenue, South Orange
South Orange Food Truck Festival
The Village of South Orange is hosting a craft beer and food truck festival with live music on Irvington avenue. Event is open to the public.

Saturday, October 20

10 - 11 a.m. ▸ Bethany Hall Ballroom
Pirate Breakfast
Price is $10 per adult, $7.50 for children 12 and under and includes coffee and beverages. Space is limited, pre-pay online.

Sunday, October 21

9 - 10:30 a.m.▸ South Mountain Reservation
Family Hike
Enjoy a moderate-level hike through South Mountain Reservation with a guide from Campus Ministry. A donation of $5 per person is suggested. Register online. Participants will meet near the dog park the morning of the hike.

10 a.m. ▸ Chapel of the Immaculate Conception
Mass

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ▸ Bethany Hall Ballroom
Jazz Brunch
Join the Seton Hall Community for a delicious brunch with your student before the trip home. $12 per person. Casual attire. Space is limited. Register online.

Saturday, October 20

9:30 - 11 a.m. ▸ 4th Floor Atrium, Jubilee Hall
5th Annual Legacy Family Breakfast
Kick off your Seton Hall Weekend activities and join fellow legacy families and University administrators for breakfast as we celebrate students who are following in their family's footsteps as a Seton Hall pirate. Parents, current students and relatives who are Seton Hall graduates are welcome to attend this annual legacy family reception. This is an exclusive event for legacy families only, by invitation only. For more information, contact Erika Klinger, Director, Campus Partnerships at (973) 378-9827.

12:30 - 2:30 p.m. ▸ Lawn next to Jubilee Hall
Annual Stillman Alumni and Family Barbecue
Join us at The Annual Stillman Alumni and Family Barbecue which will be held on the lawn on the left side of Jubilee Hall. Please bring your family along to enjoy the festivities. For more information, contact Leigh Onimus at (973) 313-6058. Register online.

Alumni Paint & Sip
Join Alumni Relations and your fellow graduates for one of our Seton Hall themed paint & sip sessions in Jubilee Atrium, our alumni headquarters at Seton Hall Weekend. Choose from one of our two sessions and get ready to enjoy wine and/or Oktoberfest beers and appetizers while you create your masterpiece to take home. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Attendees must be 21 and over to participate.

Noon - 2 p.m. ▸ Jubilee Atrium
Session One
At this session, participants will paint their own Hall Alumni wooden door hang. Session time subject to change. Register online.

3 - 5 p.m. ▸ Jubilee Atrium
Session Two
At this session, participants will paint their own Hall Alumni wine glasses (2 glasses to paint per person). Session time subject to change. Register online.

Register online to get a free Seton Hall alumni tee shirt, an alumni drink ticket for the Seton Hall Weekend Beer Garden, hot pretzels and more! For more information, call Jamie Cook, Director of Alumni Events at (973) 378-9849 or jamie.cook@shu.edu.

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