Welcome Days

Incoming Honors College students are invited to participate in Welcome Days, a multi-day, early arrival experience full of academic and social programs. The Honors College Induction Ceremony and Summer Reading program are a part of Welcome Days, as well as programs coordinated by the Mentors in Residence and Student Advisory Board.

Brunch

Date: 
Sunday, September 2, 2018 -
9:30am to 2:00pm

Enjoy brunch on your own or meet with your Mentor in Residence to depart for brunch as a group.

HC Serves: Global Giving, Shift 1

Date: 
Sunday, September 2, 2018 -
9:40am to 12:00pm

Get started on earning HC Serves hours by volunteering at this meaningful meal packaging event sponsored by the Service Assembly. All meals will be shipped internationally through Rise Against Hunger. Check in at the East Lounge. Event will be held in the Druskin Lounge. Limited spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis. Please note that you should plan on attending this shift if you are participating in Throwdown for floors 2 & 3.

HC Serves: Global Giving, Shift 2

Date: 
Sunday, September 2, 2018 -
12:20pm to 2:30pm

Get started on earning HC Serves hours by volunteering at this meaningful meal packaging event sponsored by the Service Assembly. All meals will be shipped internationally through Rise Against Hunger. Check in at the East Lounge. Event will be held in the Druskin Lounge. Spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Brunch

Date: 
Monday, September 3, 2018 -
9:30am to 2:00pm

Enjoy brunch on your own or meet with your Mentor in Residence to depart for brunch as a group.

Honors College Block Party & Mini-Involvement Fair

Date: 
Monday, September 3, 2018 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

Join the Honors College classes of 2019, 2020, and 2021 in celebrating the beginning of a new school year at a Block Party hosted by the Community Liaisons. Enjoy games, inflatables, and snacks while getting to know members of the Honors College community. While there, discover the exciting opportunities the Honors College has to offer by visiting the tables of various organizations.

Dinner

Date: 
Sunday, September 2, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Enjoy dinner on your own or meet with your Mentor in Residence to depart for dinner as a group.

HC Ally Ice Cream Social

Date: 
Monday, September 3, 2018 -
9:00pm to 10:30pm

Have questions about life at Rutgers? Get a unique perspective from your HC Ally! Enjoy ice cream and icebreakers as you meet your mentor and fellow mentees for the first time under the stars, talk about common interests, and discover exciting opportunities at Rutgers. Learn about how to make the most of your time here and start the path to success.

Honors College Academic Sessions

Date: 
Friday, August 31, 2018 -
11:00am to 2:30pm

Please plan to attend one of the sessions below to learn about your Honors College school-specific policies. The session will discuss Honors College requirements and how they apply to the curriculum of your school. Please note that sessions to discuss course changes with individual Honors College advisers will be held during drop-in advising period.

School of Engineering | 11:00am-11:30am

Location: CASC MPR

School of Environmental & Biological Sciences | 12:00pm – 12:30pm

Honors College Magic Knight

Date: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018 -
8:00pm to 11:30pm

Bring your friends down to East Lounge at 8:00pm to strike some magical poses as you learn Harry Potter yoga! Please bring a blanket, towel, or yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Then, at 9:00pm, settle down in Druskin to watch Marvel’s Doctor Strange! Refreshments will be provided.

SABoard Games

Date: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018 -
12:00pm to 4:30pm

Join the Honors College Student Advisory Board for an epic afternoon of your favorite board games and video games, from Settlers of Cataan to Mario Kart! Winners of our Mario Kart and Smash tournaments will receive the grand prizes! Feel free to bring your own controllers and systems. Refreshments will be provided.

Welcome Days 2018

Contact Us

 Address
5 Seminary Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1167

 Phone
848-932-0990

 Email
honorscollege@rutgers.edu