2015 Highlander Spirit Week

October 3-11, 2015


Join us for Highlander Spirit Week / NJIT Day / Highlander Fest:

Please join us Saturday, October 10, 2015, for our 13th annual NJIT Day / Highlander Fest for the NJIT Community, Family and Friends

NJIT Day promises to be a fun filled day of entertainment – including live music and exciting carnival games – plus great food and beverage options for the whole family.

Monday, October 5:

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

NJIT Gear-Up Bookstore Special:

Get ready to show your NJIT pride at Friday’s Highlander Spirit Day with 20% off one NJIT regularly priced apparel or gift item!  Print out a coupon or get one at the Info Desk. One per person

8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

S'mores3(Spirit Swap Night)

Green Plaza

Kick-Off Spirit Week!  Bring your “other” school gear and swap it out for NJIT gear!  Pep Rally, Food, Fun and more!  Sponsored by Student Senate

Tuesday, October 6:

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

NJIT Gear-Up Bookstore Special:

Get ready to show your NJIT pride at Friday’s Highlander Spirit Day with 20% off one NJIT regularly priced apparel or gift item!  Print out a coupon or get one at the Info Desk.One per person

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Put it where you want it!

Highlander Pub

8:30 PM

Salsa Night @ The Highlander Pub

Wednesday, October 7:

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

NJIT Gear-Up Bookstore Special:

Get ready to show your NJIT pride at Friday’s Highlander Spirit Day with 20% off one NJIT regularly priced apparel or gift item!  Print out a coupon or get one at the Info Desk.One per person

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Senate FanFair

Green

Thursday, October 8:

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

NJIT Gear-Up Bookstore Special:

Get ready to show your NJIT pride at Friday’s Highlander Spirit Day with 20% off one NJIT regularly priced apparel or gift item!  Print out a coupon or get one at the Info Desk. One per person

8:30 PM

The NJIT Pageant 

Ballroom

Who will compete for the NJIT Crown at the 18th Annual NJIT Pageant – only 2 will win! 

Apply here: http://goo.gl/forms/Vn6vC376a5  

Friday, October 9: 

9:00 pm

Last Blast of Summer

Campus Center Terrace

Summer’s not over until we say it’s over!  Music, novelties and carnival games!  Sponsored by Student Senate, SAC and WJTB “Geek Radio”.

 

Saturday, October 10:

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration & NJIT Day Info Center

Campus Center Lobby

Pick-up your NJIT Day schedule & bookstore discount coupons.

 

11:00 am- 12:00 pm

Parents and Family Welcome

Campus Center Atrium

Join us for an informal meet and greet!  Free raffle for NJIT gift baskets!

 

11:00 am – 7:00 pm

NJIT Bookstore Open

Campus Center

Get your Highlander on! 20% Discount for one NJIT apparel or gift item!

 

11:00 am – 11:30 am

Highlander Games Grand Procession

Upper Green

Learn about the history and significance of the annual Highlander Games.

 

11:30 am – 4:00 pm

Highlander Games

Upper/Lower Green

The wackiest NJIT tradition continues as student teams compete in crazy

games wearing kilts & face paint.  Click here for Highlander Game Registration.

 

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Highlander Games Awards Ceremony

Lubetkin Field

Celebrate at the ceremony with all the winners! 

 

12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Highlander Fall Festival

Lubetkin Field

Admission:

$10 for with NJIT Student ID

$15 for NJIT Family and Friends

Children 10 and Under are Free

NJIT Students can purchase tickets at the Information Desk located in the Campus Center lobby.

Kids Zone Arts & Crafts:

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Fun for “kids” of all ages! Decorate a pumpkin, make a planter, face painting and more!

 

Amusements:

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Big slide, obstacle course, and bounce house

 

Novelties:

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Make your own photos, t-shirts, and carnival games!

 

Fun Food:

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Carnival treats for the whole family - snow cones, cotton candy, and popcorn!

 

I Heart Music and Entertainment:

12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Relax and enjoy some local bands, cultural music, student group performances, and the power of I Heart Radio playing all your latest hits.

 

Food Food Food:

12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Take part in the Newark’s tradition of “Food Trucks”, a large variety of great food all in one place. (Not included in the admission, prices may vary)

 

Student Organization / Club Tents:

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn about the organizations on campus, and get to know some members.

 

12:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Pop Up Pub

Lubetkin Field 

Gather with Alumni, Family and friends and choose from several draft options, wine and soft drinks and local bands. (ID required, $5 per glass)

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Harvest Fest Dinner

Campus Center Continious Dinning

Join us for a wonderful all-you-can eat buffet dinner

($8.00 cash, credit or meal plan).

 

Sunday, October 11:

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tour de Tech Bike Race

Bell Tower - Fenster Plaza

Gather your team and compete in NJIT’s annual cross campus bike race!  Pick up a Team Entry Packet at the Info Desk (due 10/7).

 

Parking will be available at the NJIT Parking Deck, located on 154 Summit Street, Newark, NJ 07102.

For more information and maps, please visit: http://www.njit.edu/about/visit/gettingtonjit.php

spiritweek.njit.edu

 

Questions about Highlander Spirit Week?

Call 973-596-3605 for information and further details.

Become a Fan of the Highlander Spirit Week Facebook and get updates and upload your own photos there.  (You do not need to be a Facebook member to look at our page there for info.) NJIT on Facebook

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