2013 Highlander Spirit Week

October 7-13, 2013

Join us for Highlander Spirit Week:

Red, White & Wild

Our 11th annual week long fall festival for students & their families, faculty & staff and alumni.  Join us for a week of campus-wide music, games, food, and women's soccer and much more.

Highlights include:

Monday, October 7: 

9:00 am

NJIT Gear-Up Bookstore Special & Raffle:  

Get ready to show your NJIT pride at Friday’s Highlander Spirit Day with 20% off all NJIT regularly priced apparel!  Print out a coupon or get one at the Info Desk.    Enter a raffle to win a digital camera and iPod – drawing Friday at Highlander Spirit Day!

8:00 pm

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 8:

9:00 am

NJIT Gear-Up Bookstore Special & Raffle: 

Get ready to show your NJIT pride at Friday’s Highlander Spirit Day with 20% off all NJIT regularly priced apparel!  Print out a coupon or get one at the Info Desk.    Enter a raffle to win a digital camera and iPod – drawing Friday at Highlander Spirit Day!

8:00pm

Movies on the Green

Green

Bring a blanket for “walk-in” movie fun!  Popcorn is on us! Sponsored by Student Senate.

Wednesday, October 9:

9:00 am

NJIT Gear-Up Bookstore Special & Raffle  

Get ready to show your NJIT pride at Friday’s Highlander Spirit Day with 20% off all NJIT regularly priced apparel!  Print out a coupon or get one at the Info Desk.    Enter a raffle to win a digital camera and iPod – drawing Friday at Highlander Spirit Day!

2:30 PM

Adventure Games

Green

Test your skills!  Rock climbing, blow-up obstacle course, “Marine crawl” and more!  Sponsored by Student Activities Council and Student Senate.

7:00 PM

Men’s Soccer Game & BBQ

Soccer Field

Cheer on the Highlanders as they take on UMass Lowell!  Stay for the BBQ!  Sponsored by Athletics and Student Senate.

Thursday, October 10

8:30 PM

The NJIT Pageant

Ballroom

Who will compete for the NJIT Crown at the 16th Annual NJIT Pageant – only 2 will win!  Contestant applications available at www.surveymonkey.com/s/NJITPageant.  Sponsored by Campus Center.

Friday, October 11: 

11:00 AM

NJIT Highlander Spirit Day

Green

The entire NJIT community is invited to wear your NJIT gear and show your Highlander Spirit!  Carnival games and snacks, Highlander Dance and Music performances, photos, face-painting, caricatures and more!  Meet the NJIT Pageant Winners and Highlander Games Teams!  Sponsored by Campus Center.

(registration package)

8:00 PM

Last Blast of Summer

Green

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 12:

12:00 PM

Highlander Games

Green

The tradition continues!  24 teams wearing kilts and face paint compete in crazy games including box cart races, caber toss, ultimate relays and more!  Open to NJIT students, faculty, staff and alumni!  Pick-up a team application today!  Sponsored by Student Senate, Residence Life and Campus Center.

11:00 AM

Greek Village Open House and Luncheon

Greek Village @ Warren Street Village

The Greek Housing Alumni Council invites Greek alumni and students to this open house to reconnect with alumni and brothers/sisters, tour some of the fraternity and sorority houses and stay for lunch.  Cost: $10 / person.  Reservations due 10/8 at www.njit.edu/alumni  or 973-596-3441.

5:30 PM

NJIT Parent Reception

Campus Center

All NJIT Parents are invited to mingle with other Highlander parents and staff.  Then join us for a family dinner and magic show (see below) to follow.  To register, contact Anthony Culpepper at 973-596-3469 or culpeppe@njit.edu. 

5:30 PM

Sibling Fun Time

Campus Center Game Room

NJIT students can share some fun-time with their younger siblings in the game room. 

5:00 PM

Gourmet Highlander Dinner

Continuous Dining

Gourmet Dining Services is “Putting on the Ritz” for this Highlander Spirit Week Celebration with a Special menu and treats!  Everyone is welcome!  Meal plan or cash.  

7:30 PM

“The Norman Magic Experience”

Campus Center Atrium

Featuring the amazing comedian magician Norman Ng - named "2011 Best Variety Act”!  Don’t miss this show - an exciting fusion of magic, comedy, and audience participation with never before seen magic, laugh out loud comedic situations and the best part!....it stars you the audience! http://www.normanmagic.com/.  Sponsored by Campus Center.

Sunday, October 13:

11:00 AM

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).  Sponsored by Student Senate and Campus Center.

5:00 PM

Women’s Soccer Game

Soccer Field

Come out and cheer on the Highlanders as they take on South Carolina State!

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Questions about Highlander Spirit Week?

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

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