Honors Freshman Retreat

The Freshman Retreat

An event for incoming Honors Freshmen (both residents and commuters), the Honors Freshman Retreat is coordinated with residence hall move-in and other events of NJIT's orientation.  Events include various kinds of social and competitive games, group contests, and recreational time. 

Retreat 2018

This year's Freshman Retreat will be held on Thursday, August 30th. All incoming first-year Honors students who plan to live on campus in Fall 2018 will have the option to move into the Honors residence hall the day before the retreat (Wednesday, August 29th). Additional information regarding the retreat and early move-in day is available by clicking here​.  A brief schedule of events for August 29 and 30, as well as important information about the Retreat, is provided below.


Wednesday, August 29, 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Honors First-Year Residents move in - last names A-M
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Honors First-Year Residents move in - last names N-Z
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Get settled and have lunch and dinner on your own (meal plans will be activated by 12pm)
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Counselor Meet and Greet! Come meet your retreat counselors and gather for dessert and fun activities (Honors Hall, 2nd Floor)
Thursday, August 30, 2018
7:45 AM - 8:00 AM Honors First-Year Commuters* and Residents arrive (meet in Honors Hall 2nd Floor)
8:30 AM Depart for Day Camp
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM Day Camp Activities (includes lunch -

please plan to eat breakfast on your own before departure)

5:00 PM Arrive back on campus