BINGHAMTON, NY -- The return of students to the Binghamton community kicks off this year with the 19th Annual University Fest, to be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sep. 1. Free and open to the public, the event welcomes visitors and the campus community to the Binghamton University East Gym parking lot to celebrate the beginning of the new academic year.


The festival will include carnival rides, vendor booths, children’s play area, poster sales, food, student organization tables, as well as music from the Alpha Brass Band and others. The event will also feature a free book giveaway and refreshments.


University Fest is sponsored by the Binghamton University President’s Office, the Office of Campus Activities and Sodexo Campus Services. For more information contact Jennifer Keegin at jkeegin@binghamton.edu or 607-777-2811.