Special Events

Fall Events

Welcome Week

September 3rd-September 13th

Pioneer Pride Special Event Pic

At the beginning of the fall and spring semester, the university community and students are welcomed back to the university with a full week of exciting events. These events are hosted by SAPB (Student Activities Programming Board) and CASL (Campus Activities, Service & Leadership).


Pioneer Pride Week

September 29th-October 5th

Homecoming & Family Day - October 6th

 Pioneer Pride Week Updated Image - 2018

 Pioneer Pride is expressed via events, celebrations, and Homecoming! During this week, Homecoming King and Queen are announced.


LGBTQ Celebration Week

October 7th-October 18th

Rainbow Flag-Special Events Page

This celebration week is about celebrating who you are.


Latin Heritage Celebration

October 21st-November 1st

Latin Heritage Week

This celebration highlights the achievements of Latin Americans, beginning with an opening ceremony and continuing with a variety of programs that promote the cultures and contributions of the Latin American community.


Civic Engagement Week

November 7th-November 15th

Civic Engagement Special Event

This week provides diverse opportunities for the WP Community to be involved in our surrounding communities and beyond.


Winterfest

November 30th-December 7th

Winter Pic-Special Events Page

This annual winter time celebration marks the end of the fall semester before finals. The Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB) plans this fun week. Activities include novelties, movie nights, game shows, giveaways, performances and more.


De-Stress Fest

December 9th-December 13th

Relax

De-Stress Fest occurs at the end of the fall and spring semester before finals. Zumba, Yoga, Snack Giveaways, and other form of relaxing activities are provided. 

Spring Events

Welcome Week

January 15th-January 30th

At the beginning of the fall and spring semester, the university community and students are welcomed back to the university with weeks of exciting events. These events are hosted by SAPB (Student Activities Programming Board), CASL (Campus Activities, Service & Leadership), Hospitality Services and more. 


African Heritage Celebration

February 3rd-February 15th

Student clubs, organizations, academic departments and other members of the campus community develop and implement programming throughout the entire month of February. These events focus on the achievements, contributions, accomplishments and current issues within the African American community.


Women's History Celebration

March 2nd-March 13th

 

Each March we celebrate women by honoring their achievements and contributions as well as addressing current women's issues. Faculty, Students and Staff join together to hold a diverse and memorable month of events. Annually, this celebration begins with the Opening Ceremony and concludes with the Red Dress Dinner, an event that honors outstanding woman from the WP and surrounding communities.


Asian Cultural Celebration

March 30th-April 10th

Asian Cultural Special Event

A collection of student clubs, organizations, academic and administrative departments meet to provide an array of events and activities that recognize the current and historical contributions of Asian and Pacific peoples in the United States and its associated territories.


Greek Week

April 19th-April 24th

Greek Week Special Event Pic

The week includes Greek competitions, shows, and the Greek Awards.


Springfest

April 26th-May 3rd

Springfest Special Event Pic

This annual spring event marks the end of each year before finals. Groups across campus come together to help the Student Activities Programming Board (SAPB) plan this week filled with fun. Activities include novelties, outdoor picnics, games, giveaways, performances and much more.


De-Stress Fest

May 4th-May 8th

Relax

De-Stress Fest occurs at the end of the fall and spring semester before finals. Zumba, Yoga, Snack Giveaways, and other form of relaxing activities are provided. 

Contact Us:

Student Center Room 302 
William Paterson University 
300 Pompton Road, 
Wayne, NJ 07474-0913

Phone:

(973) 720-2518

Email:

campusactivities@wpunj.edu

Office Hours:

Fall / Spring 
Monday — Friday: 
9:00AM — 5:00PM 
Wednesday: 
9:00AM — 6:00PM

Summer 
Monday — Thursday: 
8:00AM — 5:15PM

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