Convocation Day
All Pillar Students, Faculty and Staff are invited to join us for a the ceremonial kick-off event of the year!
Tuesday, September 17 at the Newark Campus 
Student Center 
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Student Engagement Open House
Meet student leaders and learn about support services, student clubs,
Global learning experience trips abroad to locations like Israel and Turkey
The first 20 students to arrive early will receive fun Pillar gear and for all there will be a chance to enter to win one of 3 Amazon gift cards!
5:30 – 6:30 pm
Complimentary Community Dinner
Students will have light dinner with their peers, advisors and program chairs/directors for a time of fellowship and connection. Designated Rooms throughout Newark Campus


7:00 pm
Convocation Ceremony
A Time of Worship | Meet Faculty, Staff & Student Leaders | An Inspiring Message
First Baptist Peddie Memorial Church, Newark

Parking (Carpooling Strongly Suggested)

Suggested Parking at LAZ ($9) – One Newark Center Garage at 42 Mulberry Street, Newark.

Bring your parking stub to the 7th floor for payment and validation up until 7:00 pm


Paterson and Somerset students

The first 10 students who drive to Convocation and bring at least two fellow active Pillar students will be rewarded with a $20 Amazon Gift Card.

Drivers must check in at the 7th floor with your carpool group to be eligible for the reward.

Can’t wait to see you all there!