2014 Highlander Spirit Week

October 6-12, 2014


Join us for Highlander Spirit Week:

Red, White & Wild

Our 12th annual week long fall festival for students & their families, faculty & staff and alumni.  Join us for a week of campus-wide music, games, food, Men's and Women's Soccer and Women's Volleyball and much more.

Highlights include:

Monday, 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.  

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 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 - 4:00 PM

Mobile Roller Skating Rink

West Plaza

8:30 PM

Salsa Night @ The Highlander Pub

Green Plaza

12:00 AM

Movies on the Green - Featuring "22 Jump Street"

Green

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

Wednesday, 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.    

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Adventure Games

Green

Test your skills! Blow-ups and obstacle course. Student Activities Council and Student Senate.

Thursday, October 9

8:30 PM

The NJIT Pageant

Ballroom

Who will compete for the NJIT Crown at the 17th Annual NJIT Pageant – only 2 will win! 

Contestant applications available at www.surveymonkey.com/s/NJITPageant

Sponsored by Campus Center.

Friday, October 10: 

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Atrium

Campus Center 10th Anniversary Celebration and NJIT Highlander Spirit Day

The entire NJIT community is invited to wear your NJIT gear and show your Highlander Spirit!  Happy 10th Anniversary Campus Center! Join us for the CC's Birthday Party with cake, sweets and more. Meet the NJIT Pageant Winners and Highlander Games Teams! Sponsored by the Campus Center.

8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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 11:

11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Registration & NJIT Day Info Center

Campus Center - 1st Floor

Pick up your NJIT Day Schedule & Wrist Band for the Soccer Game

  • Parents Welcome - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Atrium

        Join us for informal meet and greet!

  • NJIT Bookstore Open - 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

       Get your Highlander On! Discount for NJIT Apparel and gift items

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Highlander Games

Green

The tradition continues!  24 teams wearing kilts and face paint compete in crazy games including caber toss, ultimate relays and some exciting new games! Open to NJIT students, faculty, staff and alumni!  Pick-up a team application today at the Campus Center Information Desk or Residence Life! Click here for the Highlander Game Application.  Sponsored by Student Senate, Residence Life and Campus Center.

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

  • StArt Something Good! Science, Technology & Art

         Campus Center

        Highlighting NJIT Student, faculty and staff talent

  • Highlander Fall Festival, 12:00 PM - 5PM - Green

  • Stop by a wide variety of games and activities designated especially for "kids" of all ages.

  • Kids Zone Arts & Crafts: Fun for “kids” of all ages! Decorate a pumpkin, make a planter and more!
  • Amusements:  Rock Wall, Big Slide, Obstacle Course, Bounce House
  • Novelties: Make your own photos, t-shirts, signs and more!
  • Fun Food!  Snow cones, cotton candy, popcorn!
  • Game Room Fun Time, 11AM - 7:00 PM

        Campus Center Game Room

      FREE!  Share some fun-time with your family and friends: Bowling, Billiard and Table Tennis.

2:00 PM

NJIT Women's Volleyball Game

Athletics Center

Cheer on the Highlanders as they take on Robert Morris University

www.njithighlanders.com

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Highlander Happy Hour

Gather with Alumni, Family and friends. Watch the NJIT Men's Soccer Game on the big screen. (cash bar)

Highlander Pub

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Men’s Soccer Game

Soccer Field

Come out and cheer on the Highlanders as they take on Georgia State. Food, Fun and Giveaways! Free for NJIT Students, families and alumni with registration wristbands. Highlander Game winners will be announced at half time.

www.njithighlanders.com/

6:00 PM

Harvest Fest Highlander Dinner

Continuous Dining

Gourmet Dining Services is showcasing “Cornacopia” for this Highlander Spirit Week Celebration with a Special menu and treats!  Everyone is welcome!  Meal plan, cash or credit.  

7:30 PM

“World Famous Mentalist Robert Channing”

Campus Center

You've seen him as a finalist on"America's Got Talent" for his amazing speed painting and mind reading show! He's the real "real deal" you will be amazed. Don't miss this show!

Mentalist Show Video

Speed Painting Video

Sponsored by Campus Center.

Sunday, October 12:

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 10/8).  Sponsored by Student Senate and Campus Center.

1:00 PM

Women’s Soccer Game

Soccer Field

Come out and cheer on the Highlanders as they take on Columbia.

www.njithighlanders.com

spiritweek.njit.edu

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Questions about Highlander Spirit Week?

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

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