Spend a fabulous weekend celebrating the glory days.

Come rediscover the best of your college years with five days of festivities that embrace everything you love about The College of New Jersey. Whether you graduated decades ago or just last year, we can't wait to welcome you back, stir some fond memories, and introduce you to what's new. Call your old friends and plan to join us on campus for an unforgettable Alumni Weekend.

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There's something to do for everyone.

Graduates from all years are welcome! Whether it’s a milestone year for your class or not, there are a wide variety of activities and events for all alumni. Bring your family because there’s plenty in store for kids, too!

Class Reunions

We can’t wait to see you back on campus!

Entertainment & Activities

Enjoy a wide variety of activities

Group Gatherings

Come reconnect and reminisce

Athletics Hall of Fame

The 32nd class will be inducted

Lions Pride Brunch

An annual event for alumni and guests

5k Race & Fun Run

For all alumni, students, and guests

Day 1


  • Career Center Education Interview Day

    For alumni in Education who are looking to hire the next generation of great teachers, this is the perfect opportunity to interview graduating TCNJ students.

  • Health and Exercise Science Senior Dinner and Alumni Panel

    An evening of academic recognition for graduating Health and Exercise Science senior students, featuring a panel discussion by The Alumni Panel 2017 Wall of Fame recipients on career highlights and lessons. This event is by invitation only.

  • Orchestra Concert

    For a complete event description and to purchase tickets, visit tcnjcenterforthearts.tcnj.edu.

Day 2


  • Gene Carte Awards Dinner

    Hosted by the Criminology Department and Alumni Chapter in recognition of two distinguished Criminal Justice professionals, as well as exceptional senior Criminology majors.

  • Showcase Concert - Chamber Music

    For more information, visit tcnjcenterforthearts.tcnj.edu.

Day 3


  • IMM Senior Showcase

    Art & Interactive Multimedia (AIMM) Building. Stop by and see featured works from our Interactive Multimedia Seniors.

  • Athletics Hall of Fame

    TCNJ Athletics will induct its 32nd class into the Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame, recognizing those who embody the spirit and rich history of TCNJ sports. Dinner and cash bar included.

  • Class of 1967 50th Reunion Dinner

    A special dinner honoring the Class of 1967 and their guests.

  • School of Engineering Spring Celebration

    A celebration of School of Engineering highlights and accomplishments for 2016-2017.

  • Choirs and Jazz Ensemble Concert

    For a complete event description and to purchase tickets, visit tcnjcenterforthearts.tcnj.edu.

Day 4


  • Alumni Check-In

    Stop by the alumni and guest check-in table to let us know you’re here! Pick up your nametag, event materials, and free gift.

  • Lions Pride Brunch

    Attend this annual alumni gathering hosted by the Alumni Association. This year’s brunch will feature special recognition for reunion class years and the Alumni Association’s 2017 Alumni Leadership Award recipients.

  • Then & Now

    Come watch this fun and light-hearted look at how TCNJ has transformed over the years. Come reminisce at one of the weekend’s most popular events!

  • Cardboard Boat Regatta

    Do you have memories of cardboard ships sailing across Lake Sylva? If not, it’s time to make some! Cheer on this year’s Lions navigating their own boats, for this restored, beloved tradition. Sponsored by the Department of Residential Education & Housing.

  • Academic Programming for Alumni

    A variety of academic workshops will be offered for alumni and guests.

  • All Alumni Celebration

    Enjoy a family-friendly afternoon of food, fun, and friendship with your entire TCNJ community at Alumni Weekend’s premier event! Featuring special activities for kids, class and group photo ops, plus a special recognition for our veterans, active military, and ROTC. All alumni will receive a t-shirt. Cash bar will be available.

  • Cap the Night at Traditions

    Let’s keep the celebration going! Join your fellow alumni at Traditions, our newest restaurant/pub in the Brower Student Center. Bar snacks will be provided. Cash bar will be available.

Day 5


  • Alumni Association 5K Race

    This 5K Race will be coupled with a fun-run.

We know you have questions.

Deciding that you’re coming to Alumni Weekend is easy, but planning for the day may take a bit more information. We’ve answered the most commonly asked questions to help you out.

Do I need to pre-register?

Yes, pre-registration is highly encouraged for Alumni Weekend. All pre-registered alumni will receive a free t-shirt at the All Alumni Celebration.

Where should I park?

All alumni are asked to park in lots 3-5. Handicap spaces are available in all locations.

What should I do if I need special accommodations?

Please contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at (609) 771-2598 or alumni@tcnj.edu to notify us of any special accommodations needed.

Will family friendly activities be available?

Yes, a variety of family-friendly activities will be available throughout the weekend including the All Alumni Celebration, Planetarium Demo and Wonders of the Cosmos, and Mindfulness for Kids. Check out the complete schedule for full details.

What happens if it rains?

Alumni Weekend will occur rain or shine!

Are there places I can grab a bite to eat on campus?

A complimentary barbeque will be offered at the All Alumni Celebration on Green Lawn from 4 - 6 P.M. Earlier in the day, food can be purchased at a variety of locations including Eickhoff Dining Hall, Traditions, Library Café, Starbucks in Barnes & Noble, and Campus Town restaurants.

Are local hotels offering special rates?

Yes, SpringHill Suites Ewing Princeton South is offering a special rate for Alumni Weekend attendees. Please see Hotel information below.

Where can I view the full schedule of events for Saturday, April 29?

The full schedule of events is available as a PDF Download


Parking for Alumni Weekend is in
Lots 3-5.

Campus Map


Driving directions and suggested modes of public transportation.

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Ask for the TCNJ rate at the SpringHill Suites Ewing Princeton South.

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