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Bringing Alumni Together with a Virtual Celebration

Experience TCNJ’s Alumni Weekend 2021 from the comfort of your own home. What’s in store? A weekend full of virtual activities, all accessible at the touch of a button. We’ve planned an exciting lineup of virtual events, including a conversation with President Foster, morning yoga, a creative paint and sip class, and game nights. Alumni Weekend is a time to connect with classmates and celebrate everything you love about The College of New Jersey. We look forward to seeing you online Friday, April 23, and Saturday, April 24!

There's something to do for everyone.

  • Day 1 (Friday, April 23, 2021)
  • Day 2 (Saturday, April 24, 2021)
  • Anytime

Friday, April 23, 2021

04/23 6:30 pm

Conversation with the President

All are invited to hear college updates and more from TCNJ President Kathryn A. Foster in a conversation moderated by Peter Simons '98, TCNJ Alumni Association president.

04/23 8:00 pm

TGIF Trivia

Join us for this virtual pub-style trivia with topics such as pop culture, sports, music, movies, and more! Prizes include $175 worth of Visa gift cards and TCNJ swag!

Saturday, April 24, 2021

04/24 9:00 am

Live Virtual Yoga

Stephanie Rindosh ’14 leads a fun and relaxing yoga session designed for all skill levels. Stephanie is a yoga instructor at Hotbox Studio in Philadelphia.

04/24 11:00 am

Remember When?

Reminisce on your time at the college in this interactive webinar filled with old photos and memory-provoking questions. Experience all that is new while evoking the TCNJ spirit that has always been! Be sure to stick around for an open social session to connect with old classmates following the presentation.

04/24 8:00 pm

Drag Bingo

Join us for a fun night of bingo, prizes, and one-of-a-kind entertainment. Our drag queen performer, Qui Qui, will host several rounds of bingo, perform musical numbers, and keep the comedy rolling throughout. Grab a drink, log on, and prepare for this new take on an old favorite! Visa gift cards and TCNJ swag will be awarded to our lucky winners. Registration closes at 1 PM on April 24th.


Peloton Alumni Ride

Peloton fans: Meet up for a ride with fellow alumni. Dave Johnston ’96 created a group called #TCNJLionsAlumni, and they want YOU to join in a workout.

TCNJ Solitaire

We teamed up with Solitaired to bring you this unique TCNJ game. Grab some coffee and wake up your brain with TCNJ facts, pictures, and a classic game of solitaire. Play now.

Wear Your TCNJ Gear!

Wear your TCNJ garb throughout the weekend and see if you run into any new alumni connections wearing TCNJ spirit wear. Start a socially distanced conversation!

We know you have questions.

We’ve answered some common questions about our virtual events.

Do I need to pre-register?

Yes! Registration is required for all alumni and guests to receive a name badge and a gift from the college. Several events require you to complete payment or sign up for specific times during the registration process. All tickets are nonrefundable.

What safety measures are being taken? What COVID-19 guidelines do my guests and I need to follow?

Safety is our priority. This event is subject to modifications depending on state mandates and any revisions to TCNJ guest policies. TCNJ is committed to providing a safe environment for all and will adjust plans as needed.

Please check this website regularly for any updates to COVID-19 guidelines for Alumni Weekend 2022.

» Learn more about how TCNJ is keeping its community safe.

Is the event family friendly?

Yes! Please bring your family for a weekend filled with activities for everyone. The Alumni BBQ will offer a family section with a bounce house, lawn games, a photo opportunity, face painting, a balloon artist, cotton candy, and popcorn. You can also book a planetarium tour, eat in Campus Town, and stroll through Alumni Grove to share your TSC/TCNJ experience with your guests.

What are the food and beverage options?

Alumni BBQ: This signature event on the Green Hall Lawn will have a wide variety of offerings at a served buffet beginning at 3 p.m. Beer and wine will be available for guests 21 and older (ID required). Your first two drinks are included in the $30 ticket price, and the bar is cash only thereafter. Please note that no outside alcoholic beverages are permitted. Registration is required.

Alumni Association Meet and Greet: Start the day with coffee and continental breakfast options at Trenton Hall, Room 123, from 9–11 a.m.

Lions Pride Lunch: Help celebrate the 2022 Alumni Leadership Award winners and the Class of 1972 in the Education Building, Room 212. $25 per ticket. Registration is required. 

Nearby dining options: You’ll find plenty of additional restaurants in Campus Town and in the greater Ewing area.

What lodging options are available?

Special alumni rates are offered for all TSC/TCNJ reservations at the following establishments:

Springhill Suites Ewing Princeton South 

Courtyard Ewing Princeton

Element Ewing Princeton

Where on campus will the Alumni BBQ and other events be held?

The Alumni BBQ is located on Green Hall Lawn, across from the Brower Student Center and in front of Green Hall. Other events will be held at various locations throughout campus; please check the schedule and map at registration. View Campus Map

Where should I park?

Alumni and guests should park in Lots 3, 5, and 7.

What happens if it rains?

Alumni Weekend will be held rain or shine, as most activities are indoors. In the event of inclement weather, the Alumni BBQ will move to the Brower Student Center Atrium.

Where can I purchase TSC/TCNJ spirit gear?

We look forward to seeing you sport your blue and gold! Visit Barnes & Noble online or in person at the Campus Town location to get all of your TSC/TCNJ apparel and spirit items. Show your Lions pride!

Zoom Etiquette

We encourage you to keep your cameras on and mute yourself when you aren’t talking to avoid excess background noise.

Joe Vasile ’13 provides some light-hearted tips for presenting your best Zoom self in this short video.

Show your Lion spirit and download a custom TCNJ Zoom background. Choose from several options featuring a variety of campus locations.

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