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Ramapo College Family Day: Saturday, October 6, 2018

We welcome you to visit Ramapo College’s beautiful campus as the leaves start to change for our annual Family Day!  It’s the perfect opportunity to come and see how your student has adjusted to college life in his or her fifth week as a Ramapo College student.  There will be activities planned throughout the day for everyone to enjoy and we encourage you to come join us!


2018 Family Day Online Registration Click Here


2018 Family Day Cost
  • $10 per person (for each person over the age of 5; no cost for the student)
  • $10 per long sleeved t-shirt (Pre-order preferred, limited availability when purchased the day of)
2018 Schedule of Events

Continental Breakfast: 8:15am – 10:00am
Location: Arch (Rain Location: 2nd Floor, Scott Student Center)

Workshop Session #1 (Choose one to attend): 10:05am – 10:35am

Mock Classes

Study Abroad – ASB 135
A diverse panel of returned study/intern/research abroad students will discuss their overseas experiences.

Workshop Session #2 (Choose one to attend): 10:40am – 11:10am

Mock Classes

Alternative Spring Break – ASB 136
Come learn about Ramapo College’s Alternative Spring Break program and the upcoming Spring 2018 opportunities.

President Mercer’s State of the College Address: 11:30am
Location: H 129, Auditorium
President Mercer will highlight recent campus happenings, comment on the strategic direction of Ramapo College, and answer any questions that families might have.

Oktoberfest Carnival and Lunch: 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: Bandshell Lawn (Rain Location: Bradley Center, Auxiliary Gym)
Included in your registration, enjoy lunch, served by a variety of food vendors.  Outside there will be carnival games, inflatable activities, caricaturists, a photo booth, pumpkins for decorating, snacks and much more!

The Bill Bradley Sports and Recreation Center: 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Stop by the Bill Bradley Sports and Recreation Center for a game of Foosball or billiards!

Support Your Roadrunners: 1:00pm
Meet President Mercer over at the Sports Fields for a treat and support your Roadrunners! (Rain Location: Bradley Center, Game Room)

Roadrunner Womens’s Soccer vs. Montclair State University (weather permitting)

Roadrunner Field Hockey vs. Lancaster Bible College (weather permitting)

Dinner (On Your Own): After Family Day Events

Before heading home and leaving your student to enjoy the evening Oktoberfest Festivities, be sure to grab dinner. For those wanting to go off-campus, discounts have been arranged at the following local eateries:

Mahwah Bar and Grill – 10% Discount ($$)

Mason Jar – 10% Discount ($$)

Nona’s – 15% Discount ($$)

Moe’s – 10% Discount ($)

 **Just show your student’s Ramapo ID to receive the discount**

If you want to stay on campus and eat dinner at the Birch Tree Inn, the cost is $10.00 +tax per person for an all you care to eat menu.

Optional Activities:

Campus Bookstore: 10:00am-3:30pm, Scott Student Center, 2nd Floor AND 12:00pm-3:00pm, Bandshell Lawn
Looking to pick up some Ramapo gear to show your school spirit? Stop by the Campus Store and browse their selection of the fine apparel and other merchandise.

Robert Tardik with Special Guest: Mark Sganga: 8:00pm-10:00pm
Location: Berrie Center, Sharp Theater

Rob Tardik is an award-winning guitarist and recording artist performing contemporary jazz/world instrumental music. Rob charted multiple times on Billboard`s Contemporary Jazz Top 10, and was recently awarded the 2018 Established Solo Music Instrumental Mississauga Arts Award and the 2010 Canadian Smooth Jazz Guitarist of the year. Mark Sganga, 2009 International Fingerstyle Champion, is “one of the top guitarists in the New York area,” Brian Wilson, WOR-AM Radio.

Tickets: Ramapo College Students: $8 at Box Office with Student ID, Guests: $38/35/30, Children under 17: $20
All ticket sales are final. No exchanges. No returns.

Purchase tickets at the Berrie Center ticket office (201) 684-7844 or online at:

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