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Blue Day Carnival

Welcome Week

Welcome to the Class of 2021 and to our returning students! During Welcome Week we want you to meet new people, learn more about campus resources, get involved on campus, and most importantly, have fun. A special thank you to the Student Activities Board (SAB) for organizing many of the great events below

Schedule at a Glance

Thursday, August 24

Target Party 10:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m., Target of East Hanover
Join us for an exclusive after-hours shopping night just for Seton Hall students! Shop for any items you forgot to pack and mingle with fellow students. There will be door prizes, a DJ and a visit from the Pirate!

Friday, August 25

Jim Karol, “Mind Over Man” 8-10 p.m., Main Lounge
Jim Karol has an incredible memory and unusually high brain capacity, due to years of brain training. Eschewing the word “magic” and embracing the science of brain power instead, Karol’s feats must be seen to be believed.

Sunday, August 27

Freshman Convocation 1 p.m., Walsh Gym
Your official induction into the Class of 2021.

Blue Day: Unleash Your SHUperhero! 2-6 p.m., University Green
Annual carnival held for the entire campus. Do you have what it takes to be a SHUperhero? Join us for an afternoon full of obstacle courses, food and fun!

Monday, August 28

First Day Butterflies noon – 4 p.m., University Green
Is the first day of class giving you butterflies? Stop by the Green for our mobile butterfly exhibit. You will be able to view and feed different species of butterflies!

Tuesday, August 29

Pick Your Own Picnic noon – 4 p.m., University Green
Come pick your own picnic at SAB’s first Pop Up Shop of the semester.  Enjoy the beautiful weather and picnic with your friends out on the Green.

Wednesday, August 30

Music Under the Stars 7-10 p.m., University Green
Featuring Young Rising Sons from Red Bank, NJ!  You have heard their music on commercials and in TV shows. They have toured with The 1975, Halsey and American Authors. You don’t want to miss this show!

Thursday, August 31

Student Involvement Fair noon – 3 p.m., University Green
Student clubs and organizations from across campus will be on the Green to introduce you to their organization. This is a great way to learn more about the opportunities available to you at Seton Hall.

Big Prize Bingo 7p.m., Main Lounge
Come out for a night of Bingo and the chance to win big prizes!  You can win a FitBit, Echo Dot, microwave, SHU prize pack and more!

Friday, September 1

Free Flick Friday: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 8 p.m., University Green
Catch a free screening of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2. There will be popcorn and other fun snacks! Don’t forget to bring a blanket.

Saturday, September 2

SAB’s Labor Day Weekend BBQ noon – 4 p.m., University Green Join the Student Activities Board for a Labor Day BBQ celebration. There will be food, games and more!

Sunday, September 3

SAB Travel: Point Pleasant Beach 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Point Pleasant, NJ
Join us for a trip to one of NJ’s most popular beaches. Enjoy the beach, boardwalk, aquarium, and amusement rides! Tickets are $10 and go on sale at on Aug. 28 at noon.

Follow us on Twitter @SHU_SAB and Instagram for updates and rain locations.


Jim Karol

Jim Karol Mentalist Extraordinaire!

Aug. 25th, 8 p.m.
Main Lounge

You won't want to miss his show! Some of Jim's amazing abilities include knowing over 80,000 zip codes, thousands of digits of Pi, every word in the Scrabble dictionary, sports almanacs, thousands of cities in the world and much, much more.

Young Rising Sons cover photo
Music Under the Stars

Aug. 30th, 7 p.m. 
University Green

Young Rising Sons has toured with The 1975, Halsey and American Authors 
Photo credit: Jessie English 


Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2. movie

Free Flick Friday

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Sept. 1st, 8 p.m.
University Green

Bring a blanket. The popcorn is on us. 

First 56 Days

Looking for other fun ways to get involved? Click on the First 56 Days Calendar for fun activities, educational programs and events taking place during the first few weeks of the Fall Semester.

SAB Student Activities Board
Questions? Contact Student Life
(973) 761-9740
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