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Friday, October 20

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 21

Morning Events:

8:30 - 9:30 a.m. ▸ Farinella Gate Starting Line
33rd Annual Farinella 5K Run
Registration begins at 8 a.m. Get a runner's view of campus by participating in the 33rd Farinella 5K Run. Download a registration form or call (973) 761-9722 by Friday, October 20.

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.

11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. ▸ University Green
Pirate Land
Ahoy mate! Take part in a pirate’s adventure with arts and crafts, inflatable rides, pumpkin painting, tattoo artists, pirate pictures, tie dye making and many more exciting activities for all ages.
 

Arts and Culture

12 - 4 p.m. ▸ Main Stage, University Green
Live performances on the Green
Enjoy live music and student performances.

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. ▸ Walsh Library Gallery
Walsh Library Art Exhibit
Ryan Roa – It's Complicated
Discover Jersey Arts NJSCA LogoIt's Complicated highlights the most recent bodies of work by NJ native Ryan Roa, an accomplished artist with a well-documented history of national and international exhibitions. Roa uses accumulations of common materials such as masking tape, drywall and Plexiglass© in a series of prescribed systems to arrive at a visual conclusion that is manifested in immersive and unexpected sculptural environments. Curated by Jeanne Brasile.

This exhibition has been made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and administered by the Essex County Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs.

Food, Games and Family Activities

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.

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.

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 some cool prizes.

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. ▸ University Green
True BlueTrue Blue and Alumni Tent
This year marks the 5th anniversary of the award-winning True Blue program! Join us in celebrating the thousands of alumni, parents, faculty, staff, friends and students who have become True Blue. Current and new True Blue members and friends can take a turn on the mini-golf course and enter to win tons of special True Blue prizes. Plus, take a break to relax and recharge your personal devices. Not sure if you're True Blue? Stop by our tent on the Green to find out.

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. Joseph's Soup Kitchen in Newark.

2 p.m. ▸ Theatre-in-the-Round, Bishop Dougherty University Center
Children's Theatre Performance
Shakespeare’s Unbound
Children of all ages will enjoy this performance by Seton Hall's drama students. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Athletic Events

Noon ▸ Historic Walsh Gym
Blue & White Scrimmage
Get your first look at the 2017-18 men's and women's basketball teams! Players will be on hand for a meet and greet following the scrimmage.

1 p.m. ▸ Arthur E. Imperatore Natatorium
Swimming & Diving vs. Monmouth/MSU
Cheer on Seton Hall swimming & diving as they battle Monmouth and Montclair State.

1 p.m. ▸ Owen T. Carroll Field
Seton Hall Baseball Alumni Game
Cheer on former baseball greats as they take on the current team. Free admission.

Immediately following alumni baseball game ▸ Main Stage, University Center
Vs. Cancer Foundation
Join the entire Seton Hall baseball team and community members as they shave their heads in order to raise awareness and funds for pediatric cancer on Owen T. Carroll Field. The head-shaving event is free of charge, but donations are encouraged.

Campus Tours

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.

Noon - 4 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 be interactive in nature and consist of demonstrations as well as hands on exploration of 3D Design, Raspberry Pi and Virtual Reality. Leave the tour with a maker space activity to complete on your own and share a photo of your finished product on social media. Due to room constraints, we ask all interested in taking a tour to please wait by the Space 154 sign in the lobby.

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 SHU. Tour will leave every half hour from outside Walsh Library. Return trip from Village to SHU will leave from the train trestle. Last trip leaves SHU at 2:30 p.m. and the Village at 3 p.m.

Evening Events

8 p.m. ▸ Theatre-in-the Round, Bishop Dougherty University Center
Shakespeare's "As You Like It"
Admission is free. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sunday, October 22

9 - 10:30 a.m.▸ South Mountain Reservation
Family Hike
Enjoy a moderate hike through South Mountain Reservation with our 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.

11 a.m. ▸ Mike Sheppard Sr. Field - New Date and Time
Softball Alumni Game
Watch former Pirate softball players compete in an alumni game on newly renovated Mike Sheppard Sr. Field, the home to Seton Hall Softball.

1 p.m.▸ Owen T. Carroll Athletic Field
Women's Soccer vs. Providence
Mary Jennings Memorial Game

Cheer on the Pirates against Providence while Celebrating the life and legacy of Mary Jennings. Mary was an academically talented Secondary Education/History major and tenacious athlete who lost her battle with cancer at the age of 21. Her family has created a memorial scholarship which is awarded annually. All donations received benefit the Mary Jennings Memorial Scholarship. For more information about Mary Jennings and the scholarship please click here

Friday, October 20

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. ▸ Main Lounge, Bishop Dougherty University Center
Meet and Mingle Welcome Breakfast
Start off the morning meeting other Seton Hall families and 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. ▸ Stafford Hall
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 educational session taught by the following faculty:

  • 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
  • Daniel Ladik, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Marketing - Stillman School of Business
  • Todd Stockdale, Ph.D. - Teaching Fellow - Core Curriculum
  • Angela Kariotis Kotsonis, M.A. - Faculty, Dramaturge & Assistant Coach, Brownson Speech Team - College of Communication & the Arts - 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient
  • Ingrid Stobe - Term Faculty - College of Communication & the Arts

Register for one of the classroom experiences online.

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. ▸ Chancellor's Suite, Bishop Dougherty University Center
Lunch and Learn
Learn more about Seton Hall University's Catholic Studies from this in depth discussion led by Dr. Ines Angeli Murzaku, Professor of Ecclesiastical History and Founding Chair of the Department of Catholic Studies at Seton Hall University. Price is $5 per person. Casual attire. Space is limited, register online by October 18.

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.

2 - 5 p.m. ▸ University Green
Student Involvement Information Tables
Stop by the involvement tables on the Green to learn more about how your student can take part in campus organizations such as SAB, KnowMore, SGA, MAC, leadership organizations and Greek Life.

3 and 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.

5 p.m. ▸ Chancellor's Suite, Bishop Dougherty University Center
Student Life Information Session
Want to learn more about your student's life on campus? Join the Department of Student Life administrators in a discussion about student life at Seton Hall.

6:30 - 8 p.m. ▸ Main Lounge, Bishop Dougherty University Center
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 $10 per person. Casual attire. Space is limited, register online by October 18.

8 p.m. ▸ Theatre-in-the-Round, Bishop Dougherty University Center
Shakespeare's As You Like It
Admission is free. Seating is on a first-come, first served basis.
 

Saturday, October 21

10 - 11 a.m. ▸ Main Lounge, Bishop Dougherty University Center
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 22

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. ▸ Main Lounge, Bishop Dougherty University Center
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.

Friday, October 20

6 - 8 p.m. ▸ Giorgio's Ristorante, 52 Vose Ave, South Orange
Honors Program Alumni Reception
All Honors Program alumni are invited to an exclusive reception to reconnect with Honors Program classmates, current students, and faculty. Complimentary food and drinks will be served. Significant others and spouses welcome. If you're thinking of coming "Home to The Hall" come "home" to Honors as well! While this event is free, registration is required. Register online.

Saturday, October 21

9:30 - 11 a.m. ▸ 4th Floor Atrium, Jubilee Hall
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. Register online. For more information, contact Erika Klinger, director of 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.

1 - 3 p.m. ▸ Stafford Hall Lawn
Young Alumni Paint and Sip
Create your own wooden palette masterpiece with fellow Pirates at this event hosted by the Young Alumni Club. The cost of this event is $30 per person and includes two glasses of wine, the painting session and materials ($5 of the ticket price is considered a gift to Seton Hall and may be tax-deductible). Only attendees 21 and over may attend this event; state ID required for entry. Space is limited, register online at www.shu.edu/yaevents.

7 - 11 p.m. ▸ LeReggia Restuarant, 40 Wood Avenue, Secaucus
Pershing Rifles K-8 Reunion Banquet
Join us for drinks and dinner in Secaucus, NJ. Seton Hall alumni of Company K, 8th Regiment will gather together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Champion Drill Team and Pledge Class of 1967 at the Pershing Rifles Reunion in October. $75 per person. For more information and to register, contact Brian O'Malley, director of alumni clubs at (973) 378-9818 or register online at www.shu.edu/PershingRiflesReunion.

Sunday, October 22

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Golden Pirates Reunion – Honoring the Class of 1967
Join fellow members of the Class of 1967 and their guests to celebrate the 50th anniversary of your graduation from Seton Hall! Visit campus, enjoy the company of your classmates, reminisce, learn about how the University has changed and reconnect with your alma mater. Brunch and an induction ceremony will take place in Jubilee Hall Atrium on the fourth floor followed by campus tours and Mass in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception. All members of the Class of 1967, their guests, and all previous class years are welcome to attend. Cost is $30 per person. Register at www.shu.edu/goldenpirates.

Monday, October 23

6 p.m. ▸ The Highlawn Pavilion Pavilion, 1 Crest Drive, West Orange, NJ
Annual College of Nursing Margaret C. Haley Awards
Join the College of Nursing and Alumni Relations for an evening celebrating the success of College of Nursing alumni as well as an opportunity to reconnect with fellow nurses. All College of Nursing alumni and guests are welcome to attend this event at the Highlawn Pavilion in West Orange, NJ. Cost is $35 per person. For more information about this year's honorees and to register online, visit www.shu.edu/haley.

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