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A collage of 3 images of pirates for "Talk Like A Pirate Day."

International Talk Like A Pirate Day

Grab your swords and don your eye patches, Seton Hall is joining landlubbers far and wide in a celebration of International Talk Like a Pirate Day Thursday, September 19th.

The main events, hosted by some swashbuckling members of the Student Alumni Association, will take place on the Green, where you'll find lots of fun-filled pirate activities and contests going on throughout the day.

Ahoy, Mateys!

Where better to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day than the home of the Pirates, Seton Hall University? Check out our campus #SHUPirateTalk report on being a True Blue pirate:

Tweet and Post your Pirate Pride

Show off your best pirate talk all day long. Each and every time you use #SHUPirateTalk you'll be entered into a contest to win great pirate-themed prizes. Winners will be selected and announced throughout the day so post multiple times for more chances to win!

Boatloads of Pirate Fun on the Green.

Thursday, September 19th from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

  • Give us your best Arrr! Join us on The Green to pick up some tips that will have you talking like a real pirate in no time.
  • Get a nametag with your very own pirate name.
  • Say "shiver me timbers" and get a free photo with the Seton Hall Pirate and his feathery first mate.
  • Participate in all day activities, our peg leg race and pin the patch on the Pirate for awesome prizes!
  • Rain location Main Lounge.

Timeline of the Day

  • Check back for updates soon!

Alumni, visit for other ways to get involved.

Be Schooled!

If you really want to learn how to talk like a pirate, Seton Hall-style, you'll just have to sign up for Pirate Rhetoric 101 taught by none other than the infamous Captain Black Jack IV – the scourge of the Jersey Shore.