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Friends of Ramapo Information

Spring Concert FlyerThe Friends of Ramapo invite you to a Dessert Reception prior to the Ramapo Chorale and Concert Band Spring Concert on Saturday, April 30.

6:00 p.m. Dessert Reception – York Room, Birch Mansion
7:30 p.m. Ramapo College Chorale and Concert Band Spring Concert – Sharp Theater, Berrie Center

Event Flyer

Ticket price*: $30 for adults; $20 for students and children under 18.
Reservations required in advance to

*Ticket price includes the reception, concert and a contribution to the Friends of Ramapo “Scholarship for the Arts” endowment.


Summer 2016 Registration for Friends PLUS

Friends PLUS members are eligible to audit one summer course from either of the two summer sessions.

Summer I: Monday, May 23
Noon – 4 p.m.

Summer II: Monday, July 11
Noon – 4 p.m.

In person registration required
Office of the Registrar – Room D224
Check In: Conference Room D211I
(right next door to the Registrar in the main corridor)

Please complete the checklist/worksheet and pre-registration form and bring both to registration. For detailed information, please see the How to Audit a Course page.


Premiere Concert Presentation of “Tyler’s Suite”
The Choirs of Ramapo College and Ridgewood High School

Sunday, April 24 @ 2:30 p.m.
West Side Presbyterian Church
Ridgewood, NJ

Free Admission for high school students
$5 for college students
$20 suggested donation for adults


Open Door Concerts

Wednesday, April 27 @ 7 p.m.
Russian Avant Garde of the 20th Century
York Room, Birch Mansion

Free and open to the public


Friends of Ramapo Board Meeting

May 2016
More Information to come


Ramapo College Concours d’Elegance

Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12
Ramapo College Bandshell Lawn

A grand display of vintage, classic and collectible automobiles from 1900 to present.


TD Bank 2016 Summer Concert Series at Ramapo College of New Jersey

  • July 7                  ‘Asbury Fever’– Bruce Springsteen Band, fireworks
  • July 14                ‘Eaglemania’–Eagles Tribute Band
  • July 21                ’52nd Street’–Billy Joel Tribute Band
  • July 28                ‘Beginnings’–Chicago Tribute Band

All concerts start at 8 p.m. on the Bandshell Lawn. In case of rain concerts will be held in the Bradley Center Arena. Concerts are free; Parking is $5 per vehicle.


29th Annual Foundation Golf Outing

Monday, July 18, 2016
North Jersey Country Club



More Friends of Ramapo PLUS Benefits!

1. Friends PLUS members are now eligible to audit THREE (3) undergraduate courses:

  • In addition to the opportunity to audit one course each in the Fall and Spring semesters the program has been extended to include one Summer course per person.

2. Members may now audit Online courses, as part or all of the three courses, subject to availability.

3. Only ONE (1) seat needs to be available in the course to register!

Please note:

  • All books and course fees are the individual’s responsibility.
  • Ask for and obtain a waiver from the professor for any pre-requisites prior to registration and bring this documentation with you to registration (if applicable.)
  • No transcript is maintained.
  • Certain courses may be excluded.

For more information on any event please contact: Jo Anne Zellers 201-684-7179 or


The Friends of Ramapo is an organization founded to expand communications and foster greater understanding between Ramapo College and neighboring communities.

Through the Friends of Ramapo, the College pushes its boundaries beyond the borders of its campus. In this way, neighbors are introduced to Ramapo College’s missions, focused on four pillars of education:  international, intercultural, interdisciplinary and experiential.

The Friends have enjoyed a surge in membership.  There are more than 240 neighbors who have a variety of interests participating in Ramapo College’s cultural and educational programs, auditing classes and using the fitness facilities.

Membership Options

Friends PLUS Membership $150


  • Friends of Ramapo PLUS members receive a tuition waiver to audit THREE (3) courses in addition to enjoying all the benefits of General Membership.
    • Members may now audit one undergraduate level course in the Fall and Spring semesters and one Summer course, including online courses (as part or all of the three courses) subject to availability
    • Participation is on a space-permitting basis. When checking course availability, there must be at least one seat available to audit the class
    • Certain courses may be excluded
    • No transcript is maintained
    • Books and course fees are individual’s responsibility
    • All fees are non-refundable once paid

General Membership $60


    • Receipt of Ramapo Magazine
    • Advance notice of special Friends of Ramapo events and activities
    • Discounts to select Berrie Center Events
    • Use of the College library
    • Parking hangtag
    • Members are eligible to purchase a membership to the Bill Bradley Sports and Recreation Center

How to Become a Member

Thank you for your interest in the Friends of Ramapo.

To become a member, please select a level of membership and complete the application found at this link.

Friends of Ramapo Membership Application Form

Pay Online


Pay by check. Please make your check payable to Ramapo College Foundation and mail it to:

Friends of Ramapo
Ramapo College of New Jersey
505 Ramapo Valley Road,
Mahwah, NJ 07430-1680

Contact Information

Credit card payments may also be made by phone to Jo Anne Zellers 201-684-7179. For any additional information please email or visit our office in the Birch Mansion to join in person.