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2019 Schedule of Events

Friday, October 18 

4 p.m. ▸ Arthur E. Imperatore Natatorium, Richie Regan Recreation and Athletic Center
Men's & Women's Swimming Tri-Meet 

Saturday, October 19

Morning Events:

8:30 - 9:30 a.m. ▸ Farinella Gate Starting Line
35th Annual Farinella 5K Run
Registration begins at 8 a.m. Get a runner's view of campus by participating in the 35th Farinella 5K Run. Register online or call (973) 761-9722 by Friday, October 18.

10 - 11 a.m. ▸ Bethany Hall Ballroom
Pirate Breakfast
Price is $12 per adult, $8 for children 12 and under and includes coffee and beverages. Space is limited, pre-pay online.

11:30 a.m. ▸ Main Stage, University Green
Welcome Kickoff
Join President Joseph E. Nyre and his family as they kick-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 t-shirt.

Arts and Culture

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. ▸ Ground Floor for the Walsh Library
1 p.m. Guided tours with curators
Walsh Library Art Exhibit:
"Mounds, Piles and Massing” curated by Greg Leshé
This exhibition surveys and explores the nature, foundational theme and human tendency to construct archetypal forms known as mounds, piles and organized masses of physical materials. It looks at contemporary practice across a spectrum of disciplines, including some historical works, to consider the creative impetus for artistic expression within the format and iconography of piles.

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.

Food, Games and Family Activities

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. ▸ University Green
Alumni Headquarters
Alumni are invited to show their Pirate Pride by stopping by the Alumni Headquarters on the Green. Meet members of the Student Alumni Association and learn more about upcoming alumni events, benefits and services. You can also pick up your Seton Hall Alumni card to receive discounts at the bookstore. The Alumni Office is partnering with DOVE to collect new/gently used costumes to provide children throughout New Jersey an opportunity to enjoy the magic of Halloween. A donation bin will be set up at the Alumni HQ for drop off.

11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. ▸ University Green
Carnival Games and Activities on the Green
Ahoy matey! Take part in a pirate's adventure with arts and crafts, inflatable rides, pumpkin painting, tattoo artists, face painting, carnival games 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
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.

Noon - 2 p.m. ▸ Beck C, Walsh Library
Ten-Minute Pirate Escape Room
Can you release the Pirate in time or will he walk the plank? In this ten-minute escape room, put your great minds to work! Enter the Pirate ship and try your best to save the Pirate from walking the plank. Find clues to solve riddles and puzzles based on Seton Hall history. Help the Pirate escape and win a prize. Fail and he walks the plank. Arrrgh you up to the challenge?

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ▸ Jubilee Hall Lawn
Stillman Alumni BBQ
Stillman School of Business alumni are invited to an informal outdoor gathering on the Jubilee Hall Lawn to share good food and fellowship. Register online.

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

2 - 5 p.m. ▸ Main Lounge and Patio, University Center
Seton Hall Weekend Beer Garden
Join representatives from Alumni Engagement and Philanthropy and the Parents Program at the Seton Hall Weekend Beer Garden. Unwind, relax, and reconnect with friends and family while enjoying an afternoon of beer, pub style food, games and entertainment. Tickets are $15 and include three drinks and pub food. Designated driver tickets and tickets for attendees who are 11-20 years old are available for $5. Kids 10 and under are free. Pre-pay online.

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

Campus Tours

10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. ▸ Admissions Office, Bethany Hall
Blue Crew Campus Admissions Tours
Take advantage of the student-led walking tours of campus and see all that Seton Hall has to offer! Meet ten minutes before the tour begins at the Admissions Office in Bethany Hall.

Noon - 4 p.m. (Tours at 12:15 p.m., 12:45 p.m., 1 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 3:15 p.m and 3:45 p.m.)▸ 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 hand-on activities including:

  • 1856 Maze: Use Sphero robots to navigate a maze commemorating the year Seton Hall was founded.
  • Raspberry Pi Retro Gaming: Learn to build and program Raspberry Pi computers to play classic video games such as PacMan and Asteroids!
  • Virtual Scuba Diving: Take a dive on the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality system. Explore underwater environments and pelagic animals.

Meet at the Space 154 sign in the lobby. An IT Specialist will get you when the prior session concludes.

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 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

11 a.m. ▸ Location TBA
Baseball Head-shaving
The yearly shaving brings awareness to pediatric cancer and raises donations for the Vs. Cancer Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps athletes raise funds for childhood cancer efforts.

12 - 1 p.m. ▸ Walsh Gym, Richie Regan Recreation and Athletic Center
Men's Basketball Open Practice
Autographs on the Green following practice, time TBA

1 p.m. ▸ Owen T. Carroll Field
Men’s Soccer Vs. Butler

Register for Seton Hall Weekend

Friday, October 18

9 a.m. - 2 p.m. ▸ In front of the University Center
Seton Hall Weekend Information Table
University representatives will be on hand to answer questions, help you locate activities and hand out Seton Hall giveaways. 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. ▸ Chancellor’s Suite, Bishop Daugherty University Center
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 one of the special sessions taught by faculty from various disciplines. Register online.

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. ▸ Chancellor's Suite, Bishop Dougherty University Center
Lunch and Learn
"Memorable Moments and Enduring Traditions of Setonia"
Alan Delozier, University Archivist & Adjunct Associate Professor of Catholic Studies, will provide a brief overview of how the school developed, athletic accomplishments, student life and interesting facts about the historical evolution of Seton Hall University. Register online.

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

4 p.m. ▸ Arthur E. Imperatore Natatorium, Richie Regan Recreation and Athletic Center
Men's & Women's Swimming Tri-Meet 

5 - 10 p.m. ▸ Irvington Avenue, South Orange
South Orange Food Truck Festival
Stop by the Village of South Orange craft beer and food truck festival featuring live bands, local restaurant specials, craft beer and food trucks. Event is free and open to the public. Stop by the Seton Hall table and enter the Seton Hall Weekend raffle drawing for a chance to win a $100 prize pack

Saturday, October 19

Morning Events:

8:30 - 9:30 a.m. ▸ Farinella Gate Starting Line
35th Annual Farinella 5K Run
Registration begins at 8 a.m. Get a runner's view of campus by participating in the 35th Farinella 5K Run. Register online or call (973) 761-9722 by Friday, October 18.

10 - 11 a.m. ▸ Bethany Hall Ballroom
Pirate Breakfast
Price is $12 per adult, $8 for children 12 and under and includes coffee and beverages. Space is limited, pre-pay online.

11:30 a.m. ▸ Main Stage, University Green
Welcome Kickoff
Join President Joseph E. Nyre and his family as they kick-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 t-shirt.

Arts and Culture

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. ▸ Ground Floor for the Walsh Library
1 p.m. Guided tours with curators
Walsh Library Art Exhibit:
"Mounds, Piles and Massing” curated by Greg Leshé
This exhibition surveys and explores the nature, foundational theme and human tendency to construct archetypal forms known as mounds, piles and organized masses of physical materials. It looks at contemporary practice across a spectrum of disciplines, including some historical works, to consider the creative impetus for artistic expression within the format and iconography of piles.

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.

Food, Games and Family Activities

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. ▸ University Green
Alumni Headquarters
Alumni are invited to show their Pirate Pride by stopping by the Alumni Headquarters on the Green. Meet members of the Student Alumni Association and learn more about upcoming alumni events, benefits and services. You can also pick up your Seton Hall Alumni card to receive discounts at the bookstore. The Alumni Office is partnering with DOVE to collect new/gently used costumes to provide children throughout New Jersey an opportunity to enjoy the magic of Halloween. A donation bin will be set up at the Alumni HQ for drop off.

11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. ▸ University Green
Carnival Games and Activities on the Green
Ahoy matey! Take part in a pirate's adventure with arts and crafts, inflatable rides, pumpkin painting, tattoo artists, face painting, carnival games 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
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.

Noon - 2 p.m. ▸ Beck C, Walsh Library
Ten-Minute Pirate Escape Room
Can you release the Pirate in time or will he walk the plank? In this ten-minute escape room, put your great minds to work! Enter the Pirate ship and try your best to save the Pirate from walking the plank. Find clues to solve riddles and puzzles based on Seton Hall history. Help the Pirate escape and win a prize. Fail and he walks the plank. Arrrgh you up to the challenge?

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

2 - 5 p.m. ▸ Main Lounge and Patio, University Center
Seton Hall Weekend Beer Garden
Join representatives from Alumni Engagement and Philanthropy and the Parents Program at the Seton Hall Weekend Beer Garden. Unwind, relax, and reconnect with friends and family while enjoying an afternoon of beer, pub style food, games and entertainment. Tickets are $15 and include three drinks and pub food. Designated driver tickets and tickets for attendees who are 11-20 years old are available for $5. Kids 10 and under are free. Pre-pay online.

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

Campus Tours

10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. ▸ Admissions Office, Bethany Hall
Blue Crew Campus Admissions Tours
Take advantage of the student-led walking tours of campus and see all that Seton Hall has to offer! Meet ten minutes before the tour begins at the Admissions Office in Bethany Hall.

Noon - 4 p.m. (Tours at 12:15 p.m., 12:45 p.m., 1 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 3:15 p.m and 3:45 p.m.)▸ 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 hand-on activities including:

  • 1856 Maze: Use Sphero robots to navigate a maze commemorating the year Seton Hall was founded.
  • Raspberry Pi Retro Gaming: Learn to build and program Raspberry Pi computers to play classic video games such as PacMan and Asteroids!
  • Virtual Scuba Diving: Take a dive on the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality system. Explore underwater environments and pelagic animals.

Meet at the Space 154 sign in the lobby. An IT Specialist will get you when the prior session concludes.

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 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

11 a.m. ▸ Location TBA
Baseball Head-shaving
The yearly shaving brings awareness to pediatric cancer and raises donations for the Vs. Cancer Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps athletes raise funds for childhood cancer efforts.

12 - 1 p.m. ▸ Walsh Gym, Richie Regan Recreation and Athletic Center
Men's Basketball Open Practice
Autographs on the Green following practice, time TBA

1 p.m. ▸ Owen T. Carroll Field
Men’s Soccer Vs. Butler

Sunday, October 20

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. $15 per person. Casual attire. Space is limited. Register online.

1 - 4 p.m. ▸ Jubilee Hall Auditorium
An Afternoon with Delores Huerta
Part of the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute Speaker Series “An Afternoon with Dolores Huerta” will explore the life, legacy and leadership of one of the most iconic labor rights activists in the world through conversation and a moderated Q&A. The event is open to the public. For more information contact Stephanie Macias-Arlington at stephanie.maciasarlington@shu.edu.

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