Stevens takes pride in a strong history and culture of campus traditions. Each year, students can expect to participate in events and activities that are unique to the Stevens experience.
THE DUCK DANCE
The Duck Dance is taught to all students at Orientation and performed at athletic events, the Flock Party After Dark, and on other prideful occasions to promote Stevens spirit.
First event of the year bringing all students together to promote the 110+ student organizations, community partners and local Duckbill Vendors that make Stevens such a vibrant community. Sponsored by Office of Undergraduate Student Life, Student Government Association (August)
NEW STUDENT CONVOCATION
This ceremony marks the beginning of the academic year and the first formal assemblage of the entering class, commemorating their inclusion in the Stevens community. All students are formally inducted into the Stevens Honor System at this ceremony. Sponsored by Student Affairs (August)
THE WITTPENN WALK
New students process to Convocation through the Gatehouse and along Wittpenn Walk, which is lined with cheering upperclass students, faculty, and administration. As seniors, students walk down Wittpenn Walk and back out through the Gatehouse on their last day of class to attend the Senior Sunset Toast, ceremoniously ending their career at Stevens. Sponsored by Student Affairs (August, May)
An annual wellness expo focused on the mind, body, and soul of our students to promote mental, physical, and emotional wellness. Sponsored by Student Support, Athletics (September)
Families of our newest students return to campus for a day full of events, information sessions, and fun. Sponsored by Student Affairs (October)
A campus-wide fall festival including fall foods, pumpkins, arts and crafts and other autumn activities. Sponsored by the Entertainment Committee (October)
This biennial conference strives to promote and amplify the voices of women and gender minorities in STEM by bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences for a day of motivation, networking, skill-building and professional development. Sponsored by the Lore-El Center for Women’s Leadership (October)
QUACK OR TREAT
Students are invited to visit offices throughout campus for a Halloween treat. Sponsored by Student Affairs, Student Government Association (October)
Students light the campus with over 160,000 lights while bringing together over 1000 students for hot chocolate, holiday desserts, giveaways, and live music under our spectacular campus tree. Support Stevens Students small businesses at the Duck Market and learn more seasonal and holiday traditions from our cultural and religious organizations at the Winter Village. Sponsored by the Entertainment Committee (November/December)